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umar akmal clashed with traffic warden lahore

Of “national heroes” and tongue twisters

Pakistan’s second match of the now finished Asia cup saw her beat Afghanistan quite convincingly and gain a bonus point, thanks to Umar Akmal’s whirlwind of a century; aptly timed, in complete congruence with the issuance of his arrest warrants for not attending a hearing of the traffic warden case he was indicted in.   [...]

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Asia Cup 2014: The Day Shahid Afridi made Bangladeshi Girls Cry

Shahid Afridi is such a heartthrob. Fans go Boom Boom whenever he comes out to play. Sometimes he does Bang Bang and sometimes he went Pooh Pooh. Today, he showed what he is being famous for. Today, Shahid Afridi ransacked Bangladesh bowling lineup with his trademark big hits, making 59 off 25 balls and pulling [...]

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Shahid Afridi Contemplating ODI Retirement

Shahid Afridi is contemplating ODI retirement after his poor performance in Pakistan’s 3-1 loss to Sri Lanka in the ODI Series. Afridi managed just 28 runs in four innings and his three wickets were taken at an expensive average of 48.66. “Our performance was not as such as we were expecting,” said Afridi. “Now I [...]

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Pakistan Cricket Team Maintain Winning Streak

Last month Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in the Test and ODI series, and this month Pakistan has comprehensively beaten Bangladesh in the ODI series with the Test series still to go. Pakistan has been able to thrive amid the spot-fixing scandal. The team has played with unity and the efforts and hard work is paying [...]

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Shahid Afridi Back In The Side; Selected For ODIs Against Sri Lanka

Shahid Afridi, who announced his retirement in May, recently said that he would like to come back to the side (after PCB chairman Ijaz Butt left). He was then told that he could not come back immediately as he would have to be “cleared.” However, he has now been selected for the upcoming ODIs against [...]

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Shahid Afridi to join Baba Ramdev in Hunger Strike

Baba Ramdev of India, who recently declared his intention to go on a hunger strike against corruption and black money from the 4th of June, has asked ex Pakistani captain, Shahid Afridi, to share the stage with him in a joint hunger strike. “Shahid bhai and I have a lot in common – generous facial [...]

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Shahid Afridi Show Cause notice by PCB

Show Cause Notice and Suspended Contract for Afridi- PCB ka khuda hafiz

For Pakistan Cricket another sad demise after astounding fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is the flamboyant, controversial and aggressive Boom Boom Shahid Khan Afridi’s retirement. What would it be like when there will be no chants and placards in the stadium applauding probably the liveliest cricketer ever? Deserted isn’t it. It is indeed heartbreaking news for [...]

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Shahid Afridi Announces Retirement from International Cricket

After being stripped of captaincy for the Ireland tour, Shahid Afridi has announced retirement from international cricket. It is really disappointing to know the kind of internal politics that takes place in Pakistan cricket, and it reminds me of Sourav Ganguly’s retirement. While Sourav Ganguly had no option available, Afridi’s retirement seems to be an [...]

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India and Pakistan to square off in Semi-Final of Cricket World Cup 2011

An India – Pakistan match is an exciting prospect in itself, and when you have the two teams competing in a World Cup, and that too at the knockout stage of the match, then the excitement soars through the roof. Over one billion Indians and millions of Pakistanis all over the world will be glued [...]

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Prospects of India – Pakistan final at Cricket World Cup 2011

What has been surprising about the craze for the Cricket World Cup is the way even women have lined up to purchase tickets. The pictures above are from India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. In the last picture on the right, a handicapped person can be seen. He doesn’t look like a beggar due to his [...]

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