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Reasons of separating PSL from PCB..!


Syed Nayyar uddin Ahmed   Certain new developments and demands that the matter of the formation of Pakistan Super League Pvt Ltd. (PSLPL), as a separate company from the PCB, be immediately brought into attention as there are some serious financial and managerial issues at stake that require subsequent handling by a separate company as many such issues become complex ...

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Ronaldo extends Real Madrid deal to 2021


The world’s highest-paid athlete won’t be taking a pay cut anytime soon. Real Madrid announced a new contract with star forward Cristiano Ronaldo. The contract runs through June 2021, extending Ronaldo’s previous Real deal, which was set to expire after the 2017-18 season. Ronaldo’s annual compensation from salary and bonuses is expected to be similar to his prior deal at ...

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Why cannibalise the PCB?


Syed Nayyar Uddin Ahmad Dear Mr. Prime Minister and Patron in Chief PCB, At the outset I apologise for taking your busy time on the subject matter. However, due to the sensitivity of the issue and urgency of the nature of the situation, created out of the extremely strange resolution, adopted by the Board of Governors of the PCB, in its ...

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NSW Breakers become first fully professional women’s team in Australia


The NSW women’s cricket team has smashed through the glass ceiling to become the first fully professional female team in Australian domestic sport. In a major breakthrough, all Breakers squad members will be on full-time contracts, with international players having the potential to earn more than $100,000 per year. “It enables the girls in our squad that flexibility to train ...

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Pakistan’s thrilling win against West Indies

Pakistani captain Misbah-ul-Haq (R) and teammate Azhar Ali (L) hold the wickets as they back to pavilion after winning the Test match on the final day of the first day-night Test between Pakistan and the West Indies at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in the Gulf Emirate on October 17, 2016.

Pakistan beat West Indies by 56 runs in the first day-night Test on the fifth and final day in Dubai on October 17, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. / AFP / AAMIR QURESHI        (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistan’s bowlers held their nerve to seize a 56-run win over West Indies after an intense, attritional fifth day in Dubai, in which Darren Bravo led his side’s plucky tilt at a come-from-behind victory. Bravo scored a 249-ball 116, taking his side to within 83 runs of the target, before Pakistan finally overcame his dogged resistance to wrest back a ...

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Fulham’s new owner set to break EPL mould


New Fulham chief Pakistan-born Shahid Khan, the Premier League’s latest foreign owner, is likely to break the mould and be one of the most open and public of billionaires to take control of one of England’s top flight clubs. Other international owners such as Russian Roman Abramovich (Chelsea) and American Malcolm Glazer (Manchester United) rarely talk to the media or ...

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Misbah becomes first Pakistani to receive ICC Test mace

David Richardson Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistani Test captain Misbahul Haq received the ICC Test mace, given to the world’s best side in the format, from the International Cricket Council (ICC) recently. Speaking at the ceremony at Gaddafi stadium Lahore, the 42-year-old said, “This is an exciting occasion for us, for me and for the team as well, to receive such an honour for our country.” ...

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Pak Speleo & Caving team participates in the 5th European Speleo Caving Conference 2016

Caving in Fengshan, China

The National Speleo and Caving team of Pakistan headed by team leader Hayatullah Khan Durrani (Pride-of-Performance) actively took part in the 5th European Speleo Caving Conference 2016 held in Great Britain. More than 1350 cavers, speleologists and officials from all over the European countries and rest of the world participated in the Conference. President of International Union of Speleology UIS ...

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