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PSL tickets refund starts tomorrow


July 12, 2020

ps LAHORE: After a lapse of four months, finally the tickets refund process of 10 HBL Pakistan Super League matches which were abandoned due to rain, played behind closed doors or rescheduled due to coronavirus pandemic, commences on Monday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Saturday. The refund process ends on Aug 29. “The refund will be carried out …

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Burnley dent Liverpool’s record bid, Norwich relegated


July 12, 2020

LONDON: Liverpool’s bid to set a new Premier League points record was rocked by a 1-1 draw against Burnley, while Norwich City were relegated as Michail Antonio’s four-goal blitz fired West Ham United to a thumping win on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s side are chasing the record total of 100 points set by Manchester City in 2018, but the champions have …

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Jack Charlton passes away Jack Charlton passes away


July 12, 2020

LONDON: Jack Charlton, an uncompromising central defender who played alongside his brother, Bobby, in England’s World Cup-winning side in 1966 before enjoying coaching success with Ireland, has died. He was 85. Nicknamed Big Jack, Charlton was Footballer of the Year in England in 1967. He spent all his club career at Leeds from 1952-73, tying its all-time record of 773 …

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PCB yet to to attract major sponsorship deal for national team


July 12, 2020

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) may not get any handsome sponsorship for the senior national team, which currently touring England, mainly due to weak financial position of the market in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. A sizeable sponsorship deal is essential at this stage for the Pakistan team which is not displaying any sponsor’s logo at the moment …

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Chase keeps West Indies on top in first England Test


July 12, 2020

SOUTHAMPTON: Roston Chase proved a thorn in England’s side once again as West Indies strengthened their grip on the first Test at Southampton on Saturday. England were 168-3 in their second innings at tea on the fourth day at the Ageas Bowl, just 54 runs ahead of West Indies’ first innings 318. Chase had taken 2-45 in 19 overs, although …

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Stakeholders in Pakistan sports need to work together for success: Arif Hasan


July 11, 2020

LAHORE: Pakistan Olympic Ass­ociation (POA) president retired Lt Gen Syed Arif Hasan has advised all the stakeholders to move forward together to achieve laurels for the country instead of debating over issues which have already been settled now. Addressing a presser through a video-link on Friday, Gen Arif said only harmony and focussed efforts towards betterment of Pakistan sports is …

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PSL 2020: PCB to begin refund of tickets from July 13


July 11, 2020

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will begin refunding tickets of those matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 that were either not played or played without fans behind closed doors. The PCB issued details of the two-tiered refund process on Saturday, saying that the first phase will begin from July 13. The cricket board said the refunds will be …

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West Indies build lead over England in first Test


July 11, 2020

SOUTHAMPTON: Shane Dowrich hit five boundaries in an unbeaten 30 as the West Indies built a first-innings lead over England in the first Test at Southampton on Friday. The tourists were 235-5 at tea on the third day, 31 runs ahead of England, with the new ball available immediately after the interval at the Ageas Bowl. Roston Chase was 27 …

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PCB maintains its position on Saleem, asks Kaneria to approach ECB for clearance


July 11, 2020

LAHORE: While the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has stuck to its stance against banned ex-Pakistan captain Saleem Malik, it has advised former Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria to approach the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to get himself cleared from the spot-fixing charges. “The Pakistan Cricket Board was approached by Mr Danish Kaneria and Mr Saleem Malik on unrelated and …

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Tokyo expects to secure all venues for Olympics


July 10, 2020

TOKYO: Tokyo Olympics organisers expect to be able to use all the venues as originally planned at next year’s rearranged Games, several Japanese media outlets reported on Thursday. Securing venues was a top priority for organisers after the Games were pushed back to 2021 due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, and Kyodo and NHK, citing unnamed sources, said they …

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