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Pakistan survive Canada scare

COLOMBO (Agencies) - Captain Shahid Afridi registered his fifth five-wicket haul as Pakistan beat Canada by 46 runs in their World Cup clash at the Premadasa stadium in Colombo on Thursday. Chasing...

Relieved Afridi orders batsmen to shape up

Afridi celebrates the wicket of Baidwan with his team mates. COLOMBO: Victorious captain Shahid Afridi said he would address Pakistan’s batting woes in a bid to avoid a repeat performance...

Ireland send cricket World Cup bosses reeling

Ireland's sensational World Cup victory over England left Andrew Strauss's Ashes winners battling to salvage their credibility on Thursday and sent international cricket bosses reeling. Ireland struck a...

Akmal: Drops not deliberate

Akmal: Dropped catches Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal denies attempting to influence the outcome of last year's Sydney Test against Australia. Akmal came in for criticism after dropping...

Unity puts Greenshirts on the right track

“The strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack,” wrote Rudyard Kipling. Pakistan’s cricket team knows exactly what the famous English writer was talking...

Pakistan eye run rate boost

STATS CORNER - With two victories in as many matches, Pakistan take on minnows Canada in their third match of the 10th World Cup at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, today. It will be the second one-day...

Ominous Pakistan ready to down Canada

THE REALITY CHECK - After an inspiring win over hosts Sri Lanka, Pakistan will take on the unfancied Canada in Colombo today. It was a good win for Shahid Afridi and his team. The win would have...