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Fakhar Zaman, pacers inspire Pakistan to 7-wicket victory over Bangladesh
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Fakhar Zaman, pacers inspire Pakistan to 7-wicket victory over Bangladesh

Kolkata, West Bengal, October 31: Riding on Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafique's half-centuries and bowlers' brilliance Pakistan registered a 7-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Tuesday. With this brilliant victory, Pakistan broke their four-match losing streak in the ongoing tournament, moving up to 5th in the points table with 6 points. Meanwhile, the ODI World Cup semifinal dream remained unfulfilled for Bangladesh. Openers Zaman and Shafique scored 81 and 68 respectively while Mohammad Rizwan slammed an unbeaten 26, guiding their team to a 7-wicket triumph. For Bangladesh, Mehidy Hasan Miraz bagged a three-wicket haul. Chasing a small total of 205, Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman was unstoppable in the opening Powerpla...
Fans elated as Afghanistan register first-ever win over Pakistan in ODIs
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Fans elated as Afghanistan register first-ever win over Pakistan in ODIs

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, October 23: Following Afghanistan's first-ever historic victory over Pakistan in ODIs, ecstatic fans celebrated the landmark triumph and expressed gratitude to people from Chennai for support. Afghanistan created history by trouncing Pakistan for the first time in ODIs, courtesy of a fabulous batting display by Afghanistan's top 4 and Noor Ahmed's outstanding three-wicket haul. This is the second time the Afghanistan team caused a massive upset in the ongoing marquee event as the men of the warrior country defeated the defending champions England by 69 runs at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Rahmanullah Gurbaz (65) Ibrahim Zadran (87) and Rahmat Shah (77)* starred with the bat to help Afghanistan register a commanding upset triumph. "I am from Afghanistan and...
Soldier injured in sniper fire from Pakistan side along LoC in J&K
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Soldier injured in sniper fire from Pakistan side along LoC in J&K

Srinagar, Oct 21: A soldier was injured in sniper fire from the Pakistan side along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said on Saturday. The incident took place in Keran sector late Friday night. “Pakistan Army fired a sniper shot at an Indian army post in the Keran sector on Friday evening. Soldier Saurav Kumar was wounded in this incident. He was airlifted to the army’s 92-base hospital in Srinagar for specialized treatment. “Doctors described the soldier’s condition as out of danger and stable," the officials added.
PIA cancels flights over non-payment of dues to fuel supplier
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PIA cancels flights over non-payment of dues to fuel supplier

Islamabad, Pakistan, October 18: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) faced fresh turbulence as its domestic flight operations were disrupted on account of non-payment of dues, leading to a complete halt in the supply of aviation turbine fuel to the carrier, the Dawn reported. The Pakistan-based daily reported further, citing official sources, that Pakistan State Oil (PSO) halted the supply of aviation fuel to the national carrier on Tuesday. In a direct fallout of the same, the airline cancelled 14 domestic flights while four others were delayed by several hours, the report added. The cancelled flights included two from Islamabad to Gilgit, one from Islamabad to Quetta, one from Karachi to Sukkur, one from Islamabad to Multan and another from Karachi to Faisalabad, Dawn reported...
Pakistan: One killed, 6 injured in grenade attack in Karachi
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Pakistan: One killed, 6 injured in grenade attack in Karachi

Islamabad, Pakistan, October 17: At least one person was killed and six people were injured in a grenade attack in Bihar Colony of Lyari in Pakistan's Karachi on Monday night, Pakistan-based Dawn reported citing police. South DIG Syed Asad Raza said that unidentified individuals on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade outside a shop that had remained shut for months, according to Dawn report. According to authorities, the motive behind the attack is being investigated. The DIG said that seven people were injured in the attack. One of the victims - Razia Mohammed Ali, was in critical condition who later succumbed to her injuries. According to DIG, all of the people who were injured were bystanders and they were taken to hospital for treatment. The injured people have been identified a...
Former Pakistan federal minister Farrukh Habib quits PTI
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Former Pakistan federal minister Farrukh Habib quits PTI

Islamabad, Pakistan, October 16: Former Pakistan federal minister Farrukh Habib has announced that he is parting ways with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and joining Jahangir Tareen's Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP), ARY News reported. As per details, the former federal minister was arrested from Gwadar along with his four brothers and many other people. Farrukh Habib's brother approached the Lahore High Court (LHC) following his arrest. He was among the founding members of PTI's student wing - Insaf Student Federation (ISF) - and also served as the minister of state for information in Imran Khan's cabinet. Habib made the announcement while addressing a press conference at the Jahangir Tareen-led Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party's (IPP) head office in Lahore alongside the party's ...
“It seemed like a BCCI event”: Mickey Arthur after defeat against India
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“It seemed like a BCCI event”: Mickey Arthur after defeat against India

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, October 15: Pakistan team director Mickey Arthur was dissatisfied after India registered a comprehensive victory over Pakistan on Saturday at the Narendra Modi Stadium here and questioned the one-sided nature of the fan base. Considered to be one of the most fierce rivalries in the world of cricket, the India-Pakistan clash took place in the world's biggest stadium - Narendra Modi Stadium. Home fans turned up in large numbers to support the 'Men in Blue'. After India walked away with a comprehensive 7-wicket victory, Arthur didn't hold back his disappointment and said in the post-match press conference, "Look, I'd be lying if I said it did. It didn't seem like an ICC event to be brutally honest. It seemed like a bilateral series; it seemed like a BCCI event. I did...
Team India excited to witness loudest cheer in clash with Pakistan in Ahmedabad
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Team India excited to witness loudest cheer in clash with Pakistan in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, October 14: The stage has been set to witness the biggest rivalry at the biggest stadium when Team India will take on Pakistan at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Saturday. After a long time, India will play against Pakistan on their home soil with a huge crowd cheering "India-India" from the stadium. With few hours left for the match to start, 'Team in Blue' described their excitement to play in front of the pitched Narendra Modi Stadium. Virat Kohli said in the video on Star Sports that he will always cherish these memories. "The atmosphere will be amazing when the stadium gets filled up when it can be intimidating for few. You can imagine the noise when 1.25 lakh people will watch the match. For me, these are the opportunities and memories I would like to cherish,"...
We are prepared for hosting India-Pakistan match in Ahmedabad: GCA President
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We are prepared for hosting India-Pakistan match in Ahmedabad: GCA President

Gujarat, Oct 12: Ahead of the most anticipated match of the ODI World Cup 2023 between India and Pakistan at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) President Dhanraj Nathwani said that they are all prepared for hosting one of the most important tournament. Dhanraj Nathwani said that all the preparations are in place for the high-voltage match as per the standards set by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Nathwani also added that GCA is very proud to host the most important game of the ODI World Cup 2023 along with the opening and final match. He also thanked the BCCI for giving GCA the opportunity to host them. "At Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) we are all prepared for hosting one of the most im...