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Nawaz, Raees in, Shehzad, Gul out as Pak name World T20 squad

Nawaz, Raees in, Shehzad, Gul out as Pak name World T20 squad

Sports Reporter

Lahore—National selectors Monday named rookie all-rounder Muhammad Nawaz and southpaw paceman Rumman Raees in their 15-member squad for the upcoming ACC T20 Asia Cup and ICC World T20.
De Kock, Amla centuries sink England in 3rd ODI

De Kock, Amla centuries sink England in 3rd ODI

Centurion (South Africa)—Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla hit hundreds and shared a double century opening partnership as South Africa kept the series against England alive by winning the third one-day international by seven wickets at SuperSport Park on Tuesday. Joe Root made a career-best 125 as England posted a competitive 318 for eight after winning the toss.
WI players given four days to accept termsWorld T20 2016

WI players given four days to accept terms

Barbados—The prospect of West Indies sending a second-string team to the World T20 has increased after the sides failed to reach agreement in their contract impasse. WICB CEO Michael Muirhead responded to the players’ request for a doubling of their remuneration package in the tournament by reiterating the view that the compensation package was agreed with the players’ union, WIPA, last year and would not be changed on the

Murray joins fathers’ club

London—Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has joined the fathers’ club at the top of men’s tennis after his wife Kim gave birth to a daughter at the weekend. Media reports said Kim gave birth to a baby girl. Messages of congratulations flooded in on Twitter.

Dogs guarded India, Sri Lanka match

Observer Correspondent

Bipin Dani

Mumbai—There were 23 dogs present at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune, and guarded the Day/Night Twenty20 match between India and Sri Lanka on Tuesday. This was revealed by Kishor Nawal, whose Mumbai-based firm (Third Eye Dog Security) was by the Maharashtra State Cricket Association.
Under-19 World Cup 2016

Burnham’s third ton leads England to huge win

Dahka—Jack Burnham’s third hundred of the competition helped England Under-19s ease to a resounding 203-run win against Namibia Under-19s in their fifth-place playoff game in Fatullah. Namibia chose to field after hazy conditions delayed the start and reduced the game to a 48-overs-a-side contest. England lost in-form Dan Lawrence in the 6th over for 18.

Mohsin feels sorry after crashing out of Pak U-19 team in QF

Karachi—Former Test opener, chief selector and head coach Mohsin Khan Wednesday said he feels sorry for Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) policies which are now damaging Pakistan junior team after debacle of seniors as youngsters’ crashing out from the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Nabi Yousaf Memorial Polo Cup 2016

Master Paints, Habib Metro beat Army Remounts

Sports Reporter

Lahore—Master Paints/Habib Metro and Diamond Paints carved out thrilling wins in the Nabi Yousaf Memorial Polo Cup 2016 matches played here at the Lahore Polo Club ground on Wednesday.

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