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International XI to visit Pakistan next year: Shaharyar

Sports Reporter

Lahore—An International XI will be visiting Pakistan next year, Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Muhammad Khan said the other day. “We are trying to bring in an International XI comprising current players of different team to Pakistan,” he said.

Swimming: Ledecky breaks own world 1,500m record

Kazan (Russia)—American teenager Katie Ledecky bettered her own 1500 metres freestyle world record with a superb display during the morning heats at the world championships on Monday.

Yasir Shah to make a difference in Pak-England series: David Lloyd

Islamabad—Former England player and current television commentator David Lloyd has said that Yasir Shah would be a massive player to watch, in Pakistan-England Test series because of spin conducive pitches in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Pakpassion quoted David Lloyd as saying that English players did not play spin very well and in a test match with dry pitch and sun beating down, the leg-spinner could really make a difference.

Golf: Park Inbee wins British Open for seventh major

Turnberry (United Kingdom)—South Korea’s Park Inbee claimed her seventh major Sunday when she carded seven birdies and an eagle in a record-equalling final round of 65 to win the Women’s British Open. A 12 under par 276 total gave the 27-year-old world number one a three-shot triumph and a second major of the season to set alongside her third successive LPGA Championship in June.

Security guard not happy with decision to revoke Wankhede ban on Shah Rukh Khan

Bipin Dani Observer Correspondent

Mumbai—The decision to revoke ban on Shah Rukh Khan didn’t go well with the security guard Vikas Dalvi at the Wankhede Stadium. In 2012, the Bollywood superstar and KKR owner Shah Rukh and his entourage allegedly abused the guard with cuss words at the Wankhede Stadium and the brawl between them reached to a level when the actor was banned for five years on entering the Stadium. “I am not happy with this Managing Committee’s decision”, Vikas Dalvi, speaking exclusively the day after, said.

Kashan, Aqib to clash in Aman Ullah Khan National Age Group final

Peshawar—Kashan Umar and Aqib Umar will clash in the Under-12 final of the ongoing DIG Aman Ullah Khan Memorial National Age Group Tennis Championship being played here at Qayyum Sports Complex Courts on Monday. In the first semi-final played between Kashan Umar and Hamza Roman the former recorded a thumping victory at 6-2, 3-6 and 6-4. Both Kashan Umar and Hamza Roman presented excellent display of forceful shorts with some fine cross court smashes, ace serve were also witnessed.

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