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This week's highlights (June 01-07, 2015)

International Cricket | June 06, 2015

Dawn News Special (Najam Sethi Special Interview) - 6th June 2015

Source: Dailymotion

International Cricket | June 06, 2015

Cops and cricket perfect mix for new elite umpire Chris Gaffaney of New Zealand

Chris Gaffaney's cricket and policing background make him an ideal appointment on the International Cricket Council's elite umpiring panel, according to his Kiwi boss.

And Rodger McHarg, match officials manager at New Zealand Cricket, believes Billy Bowden has enough time on his side to make another bid to return to the top after being dropped from the 12-man panel.

Source: Stuff.co.nz

International Cricket | June 06, 2015

Stumped teachers drop cricket due to complex rules and wet weather

A school has banned cricket due to the "complicated" rules and wet weather postponing play.

It might be the world's second most popular sport, played by over 120 million people across the world but for one school the rules of the game have baffled staff and led to it being axed from the timetable.

Source: Telegraph

International Cricket | June 06, 2015

Cricket runs in their blood

SHARJAH: The unprecedented success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has seen every other country’s cricket powers that be, attempting to emulate the instant-T20 entertainment model involving team franchisees with their own similar versions.

Source: The Gulf Today

International Cricket | June 05, 2015

ZC eyes India mega deal

ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) is on the verge of clinching a deal with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which would see the Indian national cricket team committing to visiting Zimbabwe every year for the next five years.

Source: The Independent Zimbabwe

International Cricket | June 05, 2015

Zim cricketers the princes of Pakistan

THE Zimbabwe national cricket team was pampered with royal treatment by the government of Pakistan, cricket officials and the general populace of Lahore during its 12-day visit which ended on Monday.

Source: The Independent Zimbabwe

International Cricket | June 03, 2015

Zimbabwe team’s tour to revive international cricket in Pakistan: Shahbaz

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the departments concerned and institutions worked in a professional manner during cricket series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe and through effective measures they foiled the nefarious designs of the enemy and proved that they can face any challenge.

Source: The News

International Cricket | June 02, 2015

Zimbabwe official delighted to put Pakistan cricket back on track

LAHORE: A top Zimbabwe cricket official on Sunday expressed delight in contributing to the revival of international cricket in Pakistan after a six-year hiatus, hoping it will open more doors for their hosts.

Source: The Gulf Today