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Captain, soldier martyred in North Waziristan attack

06 June, 2020 5:13 pm 5:13 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pakistan Army captain and soldier embraced martyrdom and two others were injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at the convoy of security forces in North Waziristan. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pak Army captain and soldier were martyred while two soldiers were also injured during the exchange of fire … Read More

Former Pakistan women team captain Sana Mir announces retirement

04 April, 2020 4:39 pm 4:39 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Sana Mir called it a day on her glittering 15-year cricketing career during which she played 226 internationals, including 137 as captain from 2009 to 2017. In a statement, Sana Mir said: “I want to extend my gratitude to the PCB for giving me an opportunity to serve my country for … Read More

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De Kock named new captain of South Africa ODI squad

01 January, 2020 9:29 pm 9:29 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Quinton de Kock has been named as the new captain of the South Africa One-Day International side, taking over from Faf du Plessis, who is dropped altogether for the three-match series against England next month. Du Plessis led South Africa in their disastrous 2019 World Cup campaign and has hinted at … Read More

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South Africa captain Kolisi wins UK writers’ award

01 January, 2020 9:11 am 9:11 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Siya Kolisi was voted the UK Rugby Union Writers’ Club personality of the year for 2019 on Monday after leading South Africa to their emotional World Cup triumph in Japan. The Springboks’ captain was recognised with the annual Pat Marshall Memorial Award at the RUWC’s annual dinner in London following a poll … Read More

Captain, Paine, Australia, home, summer, last

Captain Paine says Australia’s home summer may be his last

11 November, 2019 4:12 pm 4:12 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s Tim Paine has said the upcoming test series against Pakistan and New Zealand may be the last time he captains the side at home as he enters the twilight of his career.  Paine, who turns 35 next month, was named captain after former skipper Steve Smith was handed a one-year ban … Read More

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Magical Messi sends Barcelona top in Valladolid rout

10 October, 2019 9:03 am 9:03 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Barcelona captain Lionel Messi scored two goals and set up two more as the Catalans thrashed Real Valladolid 5-1 to move top of La Liga. Ernesto Valverde’s side ran out comfortable winners at the Camp Nou, where Saturday’s Clasico against Real Madrid was due to be played before it was postponed until … Read More

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PCB sacks Sarfaraz as captain of both formats, names Azhar as Test skipper

10 October, 2019 3:10 pm 3:10 pm

LAHORE (Reuters) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sacked Sarfaraz Ahmed as their captain across all formats, naming Azhar Ali on Friday as the new Test skipper and putting Babar Azam in charge of the Twenty20 squad. Sarfaraz’s struggles with his form have also prompted the selectors to drop the stumper-batsman altogether from both the … Read More

Sarfaraz, Ahmed, retained, captain, Babar Azam, appointed, vice-captain

Sri Lanka series: Sarfaraz Ahmed retained captain, Babar Azam appointed vic...

09 September, 2019 7:26 pm 7:26 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Sarfaraz Ahmed has been retained as Pakistan captain while Babar Azam has been named as vice-captain for three ODI and three T20I home series against Sri Lanka, which will be held from September 27 to October 9. In April 2016, Sarfaraz was appointed Pakistan captain for the T20Is before being elevated … Read More

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Thirimanne, Shanaka to lead Sri Lanka on Pakistan tour

09 September, 2019 8:54 pm 8:54 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Lahiru Thirimanne and Dasun Shanaka were named Sri Lanka’s one-day international and Twenty20 international captains respectively for the upcoming tour of Pakistan. The announcement on Wednesday comes two days after Dimuth Karunaratne and Lasith Malinga, the incumbents, informed Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) of their unwillingness to travel to Pakistan. The other players … Read More

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Pollard named as new West Indies ODI, T20I captain

09 September, 2019 9:34 am 9:34 am

‎CHAGUARAMAS‎ (ICC) – Kieron Pollard has been named as West Indies’ new ODI and T20I captain. Jason Holder remains the West Indies Test captain. Pollard takes over the ODI side despite not having played an ODI since October 2016. Commenting on the announcement, Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt argued that Pollard was the “right … Read More

Afghanistan’s spin wizard Rashid becomes youngest Test captain at 20

09 September, 2019 3:30 pm 3:30 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan became the youngest player ever to captain a Test team when he led his side in their one-off match against Bangladesh in Chattogram on Thursday. Aged 20 years and 350 days when he walked out for the toss on the first day, Rashid broke a 15-year record held … Read More

Rashid, Afghanistan, captain, across, formats

Rashid named Afghanistan captain across all formats

07 July, 2019 9:44 pm 9:44 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has been appointed as the team’s new captain across all three formats, the country’s cricket board (ACB) announced here on Friday. Rashid, 20, who already captains the team in Twenty20 Internationals, will take over from Gulbadin Naib in one-dayers and Rahmat Shah in tests. The decision follows Afghanistan’s … Read More

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Change of inept captain, not batting order, in Pakistan’s interest: Marri...

04 April, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that the change of incompetent captain, not batting order, is in the interest of the country. Reacting to the speech of Prime Minister Imran on Friday, she said that the opposition has not yet started the bowling and a half of the team has been … Read More


England Captain Joe Root struggles to explain root cause of 381-run England...

01 January, 2019 9:37 am 9:37 am

BRIDGETOWN (Reuters) – England captain Joe Root struggled to explain his team’s 381-run defeat by West Indies in the first Test in Barbados , suggesting the result was an aberration that did not reflect the true quality of his team. “We’ve still got two very important games in this series and it’s crucial we bounce back … Read More

Why choose a job if you haven’t command on it, Zardari lambasts on govt

01 January, 2019 4:55 pm 4:55 pm

BADIN (92 News) – Former president Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday lambasted on the government, saying that why choose a job if they don’t have any command on it. Addressing a rally in Badin, Zardari criticized that the capitan [PM Imran Khan] has picked up a ‘begging bowl’ and asking … Read More