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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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Cricket in Olympics 2012

Cricket returns to Olympics. Howzat?

More than hundred years ago a cricket tournament debuted at the 1900 Paris Olympics. The only match of the tournament was played between teams representing Great Britain and France, and was won by 158 runs by Great Britain. The scheduled competition at the 1904 Summer Olympics was cancelled at short notice due to lack of [...]

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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’s Twenty20 Cricket Website Hacked

India’s Twenty20 Cricket Website (twenty20worldcup2012.co.in) has been hacked. Are we headed for another Cyber War? The following message is left by Pakistani hackers: Hacked by SeeKeR Just patch it Just Feel power of Pak Fuck u indian noobs dont challenge us Special fuck goes to ICF (indian cyber force) Stop us if u can!!!!!!!!!! T20 [...]

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Black Magic on Pakistani Cricket Team

Pakistani cricket team has been under scrutiny since quite a while due to their poor performances. While issues of match-fixing surface when the Pakistani cricket team loses, three months ago the media said that it could be due to black magic. To me it seems like obvious propaganda. What is your view?

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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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How will Pakistan fare in Cricket World Cup?

Pakistan’s World Cup campaign has kicked off in style with victories against Kenya and Sri Lanka. The match against Kenya was not unimportant by any means, as we all know that Pakistan was knocked out in the last World Cup after the loss to Ireland. The hero of both matches has been Shahid Afridi, with [...]

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Only 4,000 tickets for the finals of Cricket World Cup 2011; Fans lathi-charged over tickets for India – England match

In Mumbai there are 3 stadiums. Among them DY Patil stadium has a maximum seating capacity of 55,000. Yet Wankhede Stadium was selected for the World Cup final just because Sharad Pawar led MCA owns it, even though its seating capacity is almost half that of DY Patil Stadium. Furthermore, only 4,000 will be sold [...]

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Shiv Sena Threat for Pakistan Team in Cricket World Cup 2011

Cricket World Cup 2011 has been kicked off after a glittering Opening ceremony in Dhaka. The event has been jointly hosted by India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Unfortunately Pakistan was stripped of its rights as co-host of the 2011 World Cup by the ICC on 17th April, 2009 due to concerns about the “uncertain security [...]

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