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  • KARACHI: Director General KDA, Samiuddin Siddiqui inaugurating Z A Nizamani Sports Festival here yesterday.

Pak Test squad for Sri Lanka series to be announced today

From Our Sports Correspondent LAHORE: The national squad for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka will be announced today, said chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq. Fitness concerns continue to loom over Test opener Azhar Ali and leg-spinner Yasir Shah ahead of the two-Test series beginning from September 28. Yasir Shah struggled …

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Ostapenko storms into Korea Open semis


NC Sports Desk SEOUL: Top seed Jelena Ostapenko surged past Veronica Cepede Royg 6-3, 6-1, yesterday to reach the final four at the WTA Korea Open as she continues a storming run of matches. The French Open champion has not dropped a set since becoming the first Latvian to break …

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Muguruza roars into Tokyo semi-finals


NC Monitoring Desk TOKYO: New world number one Garbine Muguruzaoverpowered France’s Caroline Garcia 6-2, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Pan Pacific Open. Earlier former number one Angelique Kerber won a war of attrition with second seed Karolina Pliskova to book her place in the last four. …

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Bangladesh’s Rubel flies to South Africa after ID mix-up


DHAKA: Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain flew out to join the tour of South Africa on Friday after his departure was delayed by a bizarre case of mistaken identity involving a look-a-like namesake with a criminal record. Rubel departed nearly a week late after officials proved he was not the unknown …

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Ahmer Abbas clinches tenpin bowling tourney title

By Sports Reporter KARACHI: Ahmer Abbas Saldera has clinched the title of master’s singles event in STBA Defense Day Tenpin Bowling title here at Royale Rodale Bowling Club. Ahmer Saldera accumulated 218 points to secure the title. His closest rival was Khwaja Ahmed Mustaqim, who piled up 195 points. Daniyal …

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Trials for Sindh swimming team tomorrow

By Sports Reporter KARACHI: The trials to select the swimmers of Sindh for participation in the upcoming National Games Men’s Open Swimming Championship 2017 will be held here at the Defence Authority Creek Club Swimming pool tomorrow. Sindh Swimming Association (SSA) will hold these trials. Swimmers can take trials in …

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Yadav’s hat-trick leads India to victory over Aussies


TAKES 2-0 ODI LEAD  NC Sports Desk KOLKATA: A hat-trick by India’s Kuldeep Yadav secured a 50-run victory over Australia in the second one-day international in Kolkata yesterday. Steven Smith and Marcus Stoinis contributed half-centuries each, but it was not enough to see them home as they were bowled out …

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Tax details of Pak cricketers submitted in NA

From Our Sports Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The tax details of Pakistan cricket team players was submitted in National Assembly (NA). The sources have disclosed that Sohaib Malik has paid massive tax of Rs 4.67 million in the financial year 2015-16. As many as fifty-one players were included in tax network. The …

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Pak women, NZ cricket series schedule announced

From Our Sports Correspondent LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) yesterday announced the itinerary of Pakistan women team’s tour to United Arab Emirates (UAE) to play three one day international and four T20 matches against New Zealand. The PCB will be hosting the New Zealand Women Cricket Team for the ICC …

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