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  • LONDON: Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK and other dignitaries in a group photo with famed Pakistani cricketer Younis Khan during a farewell event celebrated Younis Khan’s careers at Lords.

  • KARACHI: A group photograph of Sports Journalists Association of Sindh (SJAS) and A.O Clinic cricket teams with Patron SJAS, Dr Junaid Ali Shah at Asghar Ali Shah Stadium.

Shahzaib Hasan gives PCB chief’s name for cross-examination


PSL SPOT FIXING SCAM From Our Sports Correspondent LAHORE: Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case took a new turn yesterday when Shahzaib Hasan gave the name of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan for cross-examination. Shahzaib’s counsel will also argue on Umar Amin, Mohammad Irfan and Ronnie Flanagan, the …

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S Korea downs Thailand, enters Sudirman Cup final


NC Monitoring Desk GOLD COAST: Three-time champions South Korea beat Thailand 3-1 to reach the final of the mixed teams Sudirman Cup at Australia’s Gold Coast yesterday. Sung Ji Hyun defeated Ratchanok Intanon in the fourth match of the semi-final tie 21-13, 21-17 to clinch passage to the final for …

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Tsonga lifts Lyon Open title


DEFEATS BERDYCH IN FINAL  NC Monitoring Desk LYON: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga celebrated a hat trick of ATP World Tour titles this season yesterday, prevailing past Czech Tomas Berdych 7-6(2), 7-5 in the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Lyon final. The title is Tsonga’s first clay-court crown and the 15th overall title of his …

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Bertens crowned Nuremberg title


NC Monitoring Desk NÜRNBERG: Top seed Kiki Bertens ended the Cinderella run of qualifier Barbora Krejcikova in the final of the Nürnberger Versicherungscup yesterday, rolling to her third career WTA title, 6-2, 6-1. In her last two appearances in Nürnberg, Bertens lost a total of one set in 12 matches. …

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Pakistan team leaves for UK

WORLD HOCKEY LEAGUE  From Our Sports Correspondent LAHORE: The Pakistan hockey team has left for the United Kingdom to take part in the World League, which will be held from June 15 to June 25. Pakistan is part of Pool B in the FIH Hockey World League which also includes …

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Jamshed considers legal action against PCB tribunal

LAHORE: After Khalid Latif boycotted the Pakistan Cricket Board’s spot-fixing tribunal, the ongoing proceedings struck another snag as former opener Nasir Jamshed yesterday considered legal action against the tribunal. In an exclusive interview with a local news channel, Nasir alleged that the tribunal is being run by PCB’s own men, …

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India isn’t only opponent, every outing important


WINNING CHAMPIONS TROPHY BE A EID GIFT TO NATION: SARFRAZ  NC Sports Desk BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s captain Sarfraz Ahmad yesterday said that he is aiming to give the nation a befitting Eid gift by winning the ICC Champions Trophy next month. Sarfraz told media persons in Birmingham that he is confident …

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