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This week's highlights (July 03 - 09, 2017)

International Cricket | July 06, 2017

COAS assures full security to visiting cricket teams

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa vowed Wednesday to ensure surefire security for visiting cricket teams in order to perpetually revive international cricket in Pakistan.

Source: www.thenews.com.pk

 International Cricket | July 06, 2017

 Cook names toughest bowlers he's faced

On the eve of his first match without the Test captaincy in five years, Alastair Cook has revealed Australia seamer Stuart Clark, along with Pakistan pace pair Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif in 2010, are the bowlers he’s struggled with the most during his prolific international career.

Source: www.cricket.com.au

International Cricket | July 05, 2017

Stay humble and continue working hard, army chief tells winning cricket team

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa asked the winning Pakistan cricket team to “stay humble” and “continue working hard”, the media wing of the Pakistani military said.

Source: www.tribune.com.pk

International Cricket | July 05, 2017

Ramiz Raja proposes Test 'window' idea to save five-day cricket

LONDON : Former Pakistan batsman Ramiz Raja has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to set aside a two-month window solely for Test matches in a bid to preserve the longest form of the game.

Source: www.tribune.com.pk

International Cricket | July 05, 2017

MCC Committee fears for future of Test cricket

Former England captain Mike Brearley and former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum have warned of “a looming potential crisis” in international cricket and stated the... 

Source: www.thehindu.com

International Cricket | July 05, 2017

Big-hitting Gayle recalled in WI squad for lone T20 vs India

Big-hitting batsman Chris Gayle has been recalled to the West Indies squad for the lone Twenty20 International against India on Sunday.

Source: www.rediff.com

International Cricket | July 05, 2017


A total of Rs50m is required to host the Blind Cricket World Cup, and we have also requested the Punjab government and our other sponsors for their support in this regard," PBCC Chairman Syed Sultan Shah told APP.

Source: www.suchtv.pk

International Cricket | July 04, 2017

The nastiest match I ever played in England v South Africa, Headingley 1998

When England last won a Test series at home to South Africa, the Spin wasn’t even a glint in the Guardian’s eye. Life was pretty different in 1998: cricket was on the BBC, there was no DRS and elite sport was still a place where male hormones could run riot.

Source: www.theguardian.com

International Cricket | July 03, 2017

When Ireland sent the West Indies crashing for 25!

Ireland -- along with Afghanistan -- the latest entrants to the rarefied world of Test cricket will no doubt be celebrating the good news with gusto.

Source: www.rediff.com