The Rohit Sharma-led Team India will kick off their 2022 T20 World Cup campaign in Australia with two practice matches Down Under, starting from October 16. Notably, India is scheduled to play the hosts in the first practice match on October 17 and New Zealand on October 19. The Indian team will get into action in the Super 12 stage, encountering arch-rivals Pakistan on October 23.
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Pakistan's external debt reached an all-time high of USD 130.6 Billion by end-December 2021. The PTI government tops the list amongst the last four administrations in the country with the highest external borrowing of around USD 52 Billion in its three year rule. Followed by the PML-N which borrowed USD 49 Billion in five years. PPP falls in third place for borrowing a total of USD 25 Billion.
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Mohammad Hafeez, a player of Pakistani Cricket Team, announced his retirement from international cricket on January 3. After his announcement, netizens took to Twitter and shared memories and matches of Hafeez, with #End of An Era. After retiring from international, Hafiz signed up with Lahore Qualandars for upcoming edition of Pakistan Super League. With this, Mohammad announced retirement from Test match in 2018 and now internationals in… read-more
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The 41-year-old veteran all-rounder and former captain of Pakistan cricket team, Mohammad Hafiz, who has signed up with Lahore Qalandars for the upcoming edition of Pakistan Super League, is set to retire from international cricket. The top-order batter represented Pakistan in 392 international matches, in which he scored 12,789 runs and took 253 wickets. Hafeez has played 55 tests, 218 ODIs and 119 T20s for the country.
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Pakistan team management, reported on November 12, that Mohammad Rizwan had to spend two nights in the ICU in a hospital before the T20 World Cup Semi-Final against Australia. The cricketer was diagnosed with a severe chest infection which doctors reported to be "mild flue". Photos of Rizwan in the hospital went… read-more
Former legendary bowler Wasim Akram has urged the ardent fans of Pakistan cricket to get behind their team for the T20 World Cup in a video uploaded by Cricket Pakistan. Akram said he is also disappointed with the recent tour canceled by New Zealand and England. "I am equally disappointed, equally down and equally sad...but...if our side performs well, teams all around the world will run behind Pakistan," Akram said.
New Zealand has shockingly canceled all the scheduled cricket matches in Pakistan and is set to take the team out of Pakistan on September 18. Confirming the abrupt development, Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan said, ''It's a very sad thing that has happened.'' However, Pakistan is fuming over the decision, but New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern said, "the decision… read-more
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New Zealand banns Pakistan cricket team from outdoor training, after eight out of the 53-membered squad tested positive for Covid. The authorities also claimed that they found the team violating isolation protocols. However, the Pak team was already warned for sharing food with the teammates, surfaced in CCTV. Denial over the training, a major set back for the Pak team as three-match Twenty-20 series and two-match test begins on December 18… read-more
In a shocking allegation, a woman named Hamiza Mukhtar has accused Pakistan cricket captain Babar Azam on November 28 of sexually exploiting her for a decade. Hamiza, who claimed to be Babar's schoolmate, also stated that she stood by him during difficult times and has backed him financially. The woman has alleged that Babar gave her false hopes of marriage. She also revealed that she received death threats from Babar.
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England's tour of Pakistan, which would be the first in 15 years, has been postponed to October 2021. The tour, initially slated for January 20, has been pushed forward due to financial issues. Besides, England Cricket Board also cited the unavailability of star players due to Big Bash League and the tours against Sri Lanka and India. Reportedly, the tournament will be played just before the T20 World Cup in India.
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