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Pakistan’s Hafeez to delay retirement if T20 World Cup postponed

06 June, 2020 1:15 pm 1:15 pm

LAHORE (Reuters) – Pakistan all-rounder Mohammed Hafeez says he will delay his retirement if this year’s Twenty20 World Cup is postponed because of the coronavirus crisis. The 39-year-old former captain planned to end his 17-year international career after the World Cup in November but with hosts Australia labelling the tournament’s schedule as “very high risk” … Read More

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West Indies set 125-run target for Pakistan in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

02 February, 2020 1:05 pm 1:05 pm

CANBERRA (92 News) – West Indies set 125-run target for Pakistan in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Canberra on Wednesday. Earlier, West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan. Under the captaincy of Bismah Maroof, who will be leading the side in a world event for the first time, … Read More

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Ngidi bowls South Africa to thrilling T20 win as England collapse

02 February, 2020 8:22 am 8:22 am

EAST LONDON, South Africa (Reuters) – Seamer Lungi Ngidi defended seven runs in the final over to bowl South Africa to an unlikely one-run victory as England folded at the death in the first Twenty20 International on Wednesday. England needed seven from their final seven balls with five wickets remaining, but collapsed in the face … Read More

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Pakistan-Bangladesh 3rd T20 match delayed due to rain

01 January, 2020 8:35 am 8:35 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The third T20I between Pakistan and Bangladesh has been delayed due to rain on Monday, which was scheduled to take place at 2pm at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium. The showers are intense enough that there is a genuine possibility the match could be abandoned without a ball being bowled. Pakistan hold an … Read More

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Warne, Ponting to play Twenty20 bushfire match, Serena donates winnings

01 January, 2020 4:27 pm 4:27 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Former Australian cricketing greats Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne will temporarily come out of retirement to play in a charity Twenty20 match next month as sports organisations and athletes seek ways to raise funds for bushfire relief. Since October, thousands of Australians have faced repeat evacuations as huge and unpredictable fires scorched … Read More

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Pakistan vs Australia: first T20 match ended without any result

11 November, 2019 12:10 pm 12:10 pm

SYDNEY (AFP/92 News) – The first T20 between Pakistan and Australia in Sydney ended without a result after it was called off on Sunday due to rain. Australia were 41-0 after 3.1 overs in pursuit of their revised 119-run target against Pakistan on Sunday when rain interrupted play for the second time, eventually forcing the … Read More

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Warner hits ton as Australia rout Sri Lanka

10 October, 2019 2:34 pm 2:34 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Opener David Warner thumped a maiden Twenty20 international century as Australia kicked off their home summer with a ruthless 134-run thrashing of Sri Lanka at Adelaide Oval on Sunday. Warner’s unbeaten 100 off 56 balls fired Australia to a total of 233 for two on a sunny afternoon, before the home side’s … Read More

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Southern Punjab, Northern storm into National T20 2nd XI final

10 October, 2019 7:42 pm 7:42 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Southern Punjab and Northern booked their spots in the final of the National T20 2nd XI tournament after defeating Central Punjab and Sindh respectively in the semi-finals played at the National Stadium, Karachi on Wednesday. The final match will be played at the same venue on Thursday. In the first semi-final, … Read More

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Southern Punjab, KP advance in National T20 2nd XI tournament

10 October, 2019 7:29 pm 7:29 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Southern Punjab recorded a comfortable 21-run win over Central Punjab in the National T20 2nd XI tournament at the National Stadium, Karachi on Friday. This was Southern Punjab’s fourth consecutive victory which has guaranteed them a spot in the semi-finals; they remain the only unbeaten side in the event and now … Read More

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Pakistan win toss, elect to field against Sri Lanka in first T20 match

10 October, 2019 11:07 am 11:07 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first against Sri Lanka in the first T20 match at Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday. Teams: Pakistan: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Umar Akmal, … Read More

Sri Lanka set Pakistan 166 for victory in first T20 match

10 October, 2019 12:30 am 12:30 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Sri Lanka set a victory target of 166 runs against Pakistan in the first T20 match at Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday. Gunathilaka smashed 57 off 38 balls with the help of eight fours and one six. WIA Fernando (33) and Rajapaksa (32) were other top scorers. Muhammad Hasnain grabbed three wickets, … Read More

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Pakistan confirm limited-overs tour of Netherlands, Ireland

10 October, 2019 9:52 am 9:52 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan will play three ODIs and two T20Is in Netherlands and Ireland respectively in July 2020. The series will lead up to the Asian side’s Test and T20I series in England between July and September. The Netherlands ODIs will all take place at VRA Cricket Club in Amstelveen, while the venue … Read More

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Taylor, de Grandhomme steer NZ to victory in opening T20I

09 September, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

DUBAI (ICC) – The T20I series between Sri Lanka and New Zealand got underway in Pallekele today. Sri Lanka T20I captain Lasith Malinga won the toss and decided his side would bat first. The two Kusals, Mendis and Perera, opened the batting and got off to a fine start, adding 41 for the first wicket inside … Read More

Women’s T20 cricket added to 2022 Commonwealth Games

08 August, 2019 12:00 pm 12:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Cricket is set to return to the Commonwealth Games after a 24-year absence with organisers confirming on Tuesday that the programme for Birmingham 2022 would include a women’s Twenty20 tournament. The T20 event is one of three new events added to the next edition of the Games, alongside Beach Volleyball and Para … Read More

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Babar Azam slams century in T20 Blast

08 August, 2019 12:38 pm 12:38 pm

HAMPSHIRE (92 News) – Pakistan’s Babar Azam slammed his second Twenty20 century to set up Somerset’s victory against Hampshire in the T20 Blast in England. Babar, the No.1 batsman on the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Rankings, carried his bat for a career-high 102* in 55 balls in Southampton on Friday, 9 August. The milestone came … Read More