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This week's highlights (Nov 10 - 16, 2014)

International Cricket | NOVEMBER 14, 2014 

International cricket must return to Pakistan (and my team went first)

The reception for the first major nation to come back here will be fantastic. The whole region will benefit

In a tiny courtyard just off the teeming alleys of Lahore’s old town, a young Pakistani boy in a gleaming white shalwar kameez picks up his Adidas cricket bat and proceeds to clout to all corners the plastic ball his pal is chucking down. Behind him on the wall the outline of three stumps is drawn, and the word Out! chalked there, more in hope you feel. In the corner a little schoolroom has emptied out and excited young boys and girls, books in hand, look on, giggling happily.

Source: The Spectator


International Cricket | NOVEMBER 13, 2014 

Misbah becomes Pakistan's most successful Test captain

Stats highlights from the fifth day of the first Test between Pakistan and New Zealand in Abu Dhabi

Misbah has become Pakistan's most successful Test captain. He previously held the joint record of 14 wins with Imran Khan and Javed Miandad, both of whom captained Pakistan in more Tests than Misbah.

Source: ESPN Cricinfo


International Cricket | NOVEMBER 10, 2014 

Outcomes from the ICC Board and Committee meetings

ICC Board accepts PCB's nomination of Najam Sethi for the ICC Presidency

The ICC Board, under the chairmanship of Mr Narayanaswami Srinivasan, met at the ICC Headquarters in Dubai on 9 and 10 November. Among the decisions made and reports received were.

Source: Internation Cricket Council

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