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CNS highlights Pakistan Navy’s resolve to eliminate maritime terrorism

01 January, 2020 1:13 pm 1:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi highlighted the Pakistan Navy’s resolve to eliminate maritime terrorism and ensure maritime security in the region. He the CNS stated during meeting with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on his official visit to Sri Lanka. He also held meetings with … Read More


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Kyle Jarvis out of second Sri Lanka Test with back injury

01 January, 2020 9:22 am 9:22 am

(ICC) – Zimbabwe fast bowler Kyle Jarvis is set to miss the second Test against Sri Lanka after sustaining a disc bulge, which has resulted in him “struggling with back movements due to lower back pain, muscle spasms and stiffness”. According a statement issued by Zimbabwe Cricket on Sunday, 1 January, Jarvis will undergo a … Read More


England, opener, Burns, miss, Sri Lanka, tour

England opener Burns to miss Sri Lanka tour

01 January, 2020 3:49 pm 3:49 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – England opener Rory Burns will be out of action for up to four months after ankle surgery and will miss the two-Test tour of Sri Lanka in March, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Tuesday. Burns was injured on Thursday while playing football to warm up for training … Read More


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Abid, Shan hundreds flatten Sri Lanka in second Test

12 December, 2019 5:15 pm 5:15 pm

LAHORE (Reuters) – Pakistan openers Abid Ali and Shan Masood smashed hundreds and forged a 278-run stand to flatten Sri Lanka in the second and final Test in Karachi on Saturday. Bundled out for a paltry 191 in the first innings, Pakistan finished day three on 395-2, with a commanding lead of 315 runs, after … Read More


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Pakistan fold for 191 on opening day in Karachi

12 December, 2019 7:17 pm 7:17 pm

LAHORE (Reuters) – Fast Bowler Lahiru Kumara and spinner Lasith Embuldeniya picked up four wickets each to help Sri Lanka bundle out hosts Pakistan for 191 in the first innings on the opening day of the second and final test in Karachi on Thursday. Asad Shafiq and Babar Azam struck fifties with opener Abid Ali, … Read More


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Pakistan win toss, choose to bat against Sri Lanka in second Test

12 December, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat against Sri Lanka in the second Test of the ICC Test Championship at National Stadium, Karachi on Thursday. Both teams have one each change – Embuldeniya in for Rajitha and Yasir replaces Usman Shinwari. Teams: Pakistan: Shan Masood, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali (capt) … Read More


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Azhar eyes memorable home Test series win over Sri Lanka

12 December, 2019 9:02 pm 9:02 pm

KARACHI (92 News/ICC) – Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali said on Wednesday he wants the return of Test cricket to the country to be a memorable one as his team seeks victory over Sri Lanka in Karachi starting Thursday. Speaking to the journalists ahead of Pakistan’s second test against Sri Lanka, after 10 years playing away, … Read More


Pakistan, Sri Lanka, gear up, Karachi Test, hope, better, weather

Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in second Test tomorrow

12 December, 2019 11:47 am 11:47 am

KARACHI – After the truncated first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi, expectations are high ahead of the second Test, with forecasts pointing to improved weather conditions in Karachi from Thursday. The much-anticipated return of Test cricket in Pakistan – the Rawalpindi Test was the first in the country in over a decade … Read More


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Babar Azam, Abid Ali score 100s as match ends in draw

12 December, 2019 2:34 pm 2:34 pm

RAWALPINDI (AFP) – Pakistan’s Test against Sri Lanka, their first at home since the attack against the same visitors in 2009, ended in a draw Sunday after being badly affected by the weather. Abid finished with 109 not out and Babar Azam was unbeaten on 102 as Pakistan scored 252-2 in reply to Sri Lanka … Read More


Rain-hit Test against Sri Lanka heads for a tame draw in Rawalpindi

12 December, 2019 5:19 pm 5:19 pm

RAWALPINDI (Reuters) – Pakistan’s first Test match at home in over a decade is heading for a tame draw after rain and bad light wiped out almost the entire third day’s play against Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Friday. The weather-hit opening Test also had play curtailed on the first two days and … Read More


Rain, halts, play, 1st Test, Sri Lanka

Second day game abandoned due to rain as Sri Lanka reach at 263-6

12 December, 2019 10:50 am 10:50 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Rain stopped the game on the second day of the first match of the ICC World Test Championship at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Sri Lanka were at 263 for six in 86.3 overs when the forecast rain interrupted the match. On Wednesday, Pakistan bowlers took five wickets before play was … Read More


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Pakistan take five wickets in first Test against Sri Lanka

12 December, 2019 3:37 pm 3:37 pm

RAWALPINDI (92News/Agencies) – Pakistan’s bowlers took five wickets before play was ended due to bad light in the first Test match against Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. The visitors scored 205 runs at 68.1 overs before the day’s play was ended. Naseem Shah showcased a superb performance, taking two wickets while Shaheen … Read More


Sri Lanka bat as Test cricket returns to Pakistan after 10 years

12 December, 2019 9:20 am 9:20 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Captain Azhar Ali said that he was much pleased at playing cricket at home ground. “We decided to play four fast bowlers after witnessing the wicket,” he said. He said … Read More


Fawad Alam, Usman Shinwari, recalled, home, Test, series, Sri Lanka

Fawad, Shinwari recalled for home Test series against Sri Lanka

12 December, 2019 3:51 pm 3:51 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Middle-order batsman Fawad Alam and fast-bowler Usman Shinwari have been recalled for the ICC World Test Championship fixtures against Sri Lanka. The two players have replaced Iftikhar Ahmed and Muhammad Musa, respectively, as the selectors have followed the policy of consistency and continuity while picking the side for Pakistan’s first home … Read More


Sri Lanka, ruling, siblings, New president, swears, brother, PM

Sri Lanka’s ruling siblings: New president swears in his brother as P...

11 November, 2019 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s newly elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday swore in his elder brother, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, as prime minister, cementing the powerful family’s political comeback. The appointment of Mahinda Rajapaksa, 74, came hours after the former premier Ranil Wickremesinghe tendered his resignation following the defeat of his party’s candidate in … Read More