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Cricketers return home after World Cup knock out

ISLAMABAD, JULY 7 (DNA): Members of the Pakistan cricket team returned to the country on Sunday after getting knocked out of the ICC World Cup 2019.The players through different airlines arrived in Karachi, Lahore, Sialkot, and Islamabad as their World Cup campaign came to a close, putting an end to the assignments of Pakistan’s former cricketers associated with multiple international networks.

ICC World Cup 2019: Shakib Stars as Bangladesh Beat Afghanistan to Keep Semis Hope Alive

LONDON, (DNA) – Shakib al Hasan starred with both bat and ball as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Monday (June 24) to ensure their slim chance of reaching the semi-final remains intact.Chasing 263 to win, Afghanistan could only manage 200 as Shakib enjoyed a fine day out on a pitch that assisted spinners, taking 5-29 to ensure Afghanistan slumped to yet another defeat.

WSFP organizes figure skating camp for novice skaters

ISLAMABAD, JUN 24 (DNA) – Winter Sports Federation of Pakistan (WSFP) has taken an initiative of providing training to the young boys and girls in various winter sports.As a first step in this direction, a 3-day figure skating training camp was arranged at Safa Gold Mall, Islamabad.A UAE-based Pakistani sensation, Mallak Faisal alongside her mother and mentor Ms Nesrien Saadawi especially arrived in Pakistan on the invitation of WSFP.

Malinga’s ‘basic plan’ too much for England at World Cup

LEEDS (DNA) – Lasith Malinga insisted he had done nothing new after starring in Sri Lanka s stunning World Cup win over England at Headingley on Friday.The veteran paceman took four for 43 as Sri Lanka, defending a seemingly modest total of 232-9, beat England by 20 runs to open up the race for a semi-final spot.England, bidding to win the World Cup for the first time, would have gone top of the 10-team round-robin table with a victory.

Azerbaijan embassy organizes Ambassadors’ Golf Cup


ISLAMABAD, JUNE 16 (DNA) -“Azerbaijan embassy on Sunday organized Ambassadors’ Golf Cup at Bahria Golf Course.Ambassadors Golf Tournament”was dedicated to the National Salvation Day and 100th Anniversary of Diplomatic Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

ICC World Cup: Pakistan to challenge archrival India in Manchester on Sunday

MANCHESTER, JUN 15 (DNA) – Perennial political rivals India and Pakistan will face off on a Manchester cricket field today in one of the World Cup’s most hotly-anticipated and massively-watched games.The nuclear-armed neighbours have gone to war three times since independence in the mid-20th century – and another conflict nearly erupted earlier this year, giving an even spicier-than-usual geopolitical backdrop to the sport.

ICC announces details of CRIIIO Cup at London’s Trafalgar square

LAHORE, JUN 13 (DNA) – The International Cricket Council announced the details of the inaugural criiio cup, where six social cricket teams from all corners of the world will come together in London’s Trafalgar Square on July 12, ahead of the Men’s Cricket World Cup Final, for a once in a lifetime opportunity to celebrate the diversity in which cricket is enjoyed in communities around the world.