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PSL 2018 promises enthralling action

  KARACHI: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) is always a treat to watch and this time around, with three home matches being played, everyone is anticipating the action with six teams to be enthralling, to say the least.  Afzaal Farooqi and Muhammad Raza Haidery from SAMAA’s digital web desk talk …

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‘Samurai’ Goggia Wins Olympic Downhill, Vonn Third

NEWS DESK: Lindsey Vonn’s bid for a second Olympic downhill gold medal came unstuck Wednesday as the US ski star finished third in the women’s blue riband event won by “crazy” close friend Sofia Goggia of Italy, reported AFP. Goggia described herself as a “samurai” after timing 1min 39.22sec for …

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Hareem Farooq to host PSL opening ceremony

DUBAI: After giving us the blockbuster Parchi at the beginning of the year, actress & producer Hareem Farooq is all set to host the opening ceremony of the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) on February 22, 2018 in Dubai. One of the biggest cricketing events in the world, …

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England’s Hales turns back on Test cricket

91777981 London: Alex Hales announced on Tuesday he is turning his back on Test cricket after signing a new limited-overs contract with county side Nottinghamshire following a similar decision by England team-mate Adil Rashid. Rashid last week said he intended to focus solely on shorter, white-ball cricket for Yorkshire this …

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Priya Prakash reveals name of favorite cricket star

Ever since budding Indian actress Priya Prakash Varrier broke the Internet with a wink, there seems to be no stopping her ever-rising popularity in India, Pakistan and beyond. In a recent interview, the Malayalam actor has revealed that she is a fan of none other than former India captain Mahendra …

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Rashid Khan becomes the youngest No.1 in men’s cricket

At just 7,092 days of age, Afghanistan’s teenage leg-spinning sensation has become the top-ranked ODI bowler, making him the youngest ever No.1 in men’s rankings history. After a year in which Rashid Khan left plenty of records in his wake – and for which he was given the ICC Associate Cricketer …

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