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PCB to meet Eastern Star officials, clear way for West Indies

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A top official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will meet with representatives of the Eastern Star International Security Company later this month in a bid to clear the way for West Indies to tour Pakistan for a two or three match T20 series in March.

Greats at a loss over latest Kyrgios meltdown

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Tennis greats slammed the behaviour of Australia's bad boy Nick Kyrgios after yet another inexplicable meltdown triggered a spectacular early exit from the Australian Open.

Paes, Sharan-Raja bow out of Aussie open men's doubles

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India's doubles specialist Leander Paes and his partner Brazilian Andre Sa were knocked out of the men's doubles of the Australian Open tennis tournament, losing 6-4, 6-7 (3), 4-6 to Belarus' Max Mirnyi and Philippines' Treat Huey in the first round on Thursday.

Defending champ Djokovic stunned by Istomin

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic was sensationally knocked out in the second round of the Australian Open by Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin today.

Kohli & co. are not infallible, says O'Keefe

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Australian spinner Steve O'Keefe believes it would be a daunting task to tame Virat Kohli and his men in the upcoming Test series in India but insisted that they are not infallible and might find the going difficult on turning wickets.

New Zealand warn no let-up in bouncer barrage

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Bangladesh have been warned to expect a fresh barrage of short-pitched deliveries when the second Test against New Zealand starts in Christchurch tomorrow.

Sri Lanka eager to hit back after Test whitewash

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Sri Lanka are eager to regain some pride after a dismal Test series when they start the limited-overs section of their tour with the first of three Twenty20 internationals tomorrow.

Inzamam calls on FICA to assess security situation

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Chief selector and former Test captain, Inzamam-ul-Haq has called on the Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) to send a delegation to Pakistan to explore the security situation here and decide if it was safe to play in the country.

PCB restores Basit Ali as chief junior selector

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Just two weeks after sacking former Test batsman, Basit Ali as Chairman of the national junior selection committee and head coach of the national women’s team, the Pakistan cricket board (PCB) has again restored him as chief junior selector.

Heyhoe Flint, 1st global star of women's cricket, dies at 77

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint, who became a figurehead for women's cricket after captaining England to World Cup glory, has died. She was 77.