Australia dazed and spinning after a deadly defeat by Pakistan

Spinners bowled superbly to steer Pakistan to 221-run thrashing triumph over Australia in the first Test here Sunday and helped take unassailable 1-0 lead in a two-Test series.

It was the biggest victory against Australia by Pakistan by the margin of runs and seventh time in the Test history that Pakistan defeated a team by . . . → Read More: Australia dazed and spinning after a deadly defeat by Pakistan

Australia’s growing hate against Muslims

The victim had her head bashed into the wall of the train a number times by an unknown woman who was shouting abuse before being pushed off the train.

A 26-year-old Muslim woman suffered injuries after being racially abused, assaulted and thrown off a moving train in Australia’s Melbourne last week, in . . . → Read More: Australia’s growing hate against Muslims

Pakistan’s smashing win against Australia

(By Abhishek Purohit) Like the World Twenty20 2012, Pakistan came up against Australia on Sunday right after a meek display against India. Once again, they played like the Pakistan side fans expect, showing that it was the pressure of an India game that brought out all the diffidence two nights ago. The intensity was not . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s smashing win against Australia

Voting against ‘big three’ was an emotional decision says Ramiz

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) decision to abstain from voting on the new reforms presented by the executive board in the crucial International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting on Saturday is only going to make the situation more difficult for them, feels former captain and renowned commentator Ramiz Raja.

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The time for rationing water

The right to water and sanitation is recognised in international law, but it is often left up to each local community’s initiative to secure that right. And a village in the Thar Desert of western India has recently been singled out by The Hindu newspaper for its exemplary water rationing system:

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Hard work and perseverance at Pakistan’s women cricket team

Calling them the ‘women’ cricket team won’t be entirely right as they are just girls, not women. If you calculate the average age of Pakistan’s women cricket team and compare it with the average age of the other seven teams competing in the upcoming ICC Women Cricket World Cup, our team, with most of its . . . → Read More: Hard work and perseverance at Pakistan’s women cricket team

Pakistan qualifies for T20 semi-finals by defeating Australia by 32 runs

COLOMBO: Pakistan gave themselves a big chance of reaching the World Twenty20 semi-finals Tuesday with a shock 32-run win over Australia, who reached the last four regardless courtesy of their net run rate.

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Australia defeats Pakistan by 94 runs

Australia captain George Bailey couldn’t be happier with the way his men are shaping up for the World Twenty20 after a record-breaking win over Pakistan in the third game of their series on Monday night.

Ninth-ranked Australia lost the series 2-1 but took a huge amount of confidence out of their 94-run win, which was . . . → Read More: Australia defeats Pakistan by 94 runs

Bollywood Movie to be released in Pakistan

After houseful shows of some recent Punjabi films not only in Punjab, but also in other states, an upcoming Punjabi film  “Ajj De Ranjhe” gets nod of Pakistan’s authority for its simultaneous release across the border on September 7.

A presentation of Reliance Entertainment and renowned Punjab industry stalwart Manmohan Singh, Ajj De Ranjhe will be . . . → Read More: Bollywood Movie to be released in Pakistan

Blind cricket team: They deserve praise, not pity

Pakistan’s blind cricket team deserves praise for being world champions. Instead, what they get is pity.

“I used to listen to cricket matches on the radio as a child, and always dreamt of playing the sport though I knew it was not possible,” says cricketer Abdul Razzaq.

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