Posts Tagged Cricket

Pakistan cricket lovers set for international return

Zimbabwean cricket players enter the ground to play against Pakistan at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, May 22, 2015. Zimbabwe is the first test playing nation to visit Pakistan in more than six years since gunmen attacked a bus of the Sri Lanka team in Lahore in 2009. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Guarded by hundreds of police, Gaddafi Stadium was filled to capacity and buzzing as the first major cricket match in Pakistan started in six years on Friday.

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Official: Zimbabwe not need gov’t blessing to tour Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Zimbabwe players arrived in Pakistan amid heavy security on Tuesday saying they were focused solely on playing cricket, despite fresh warnings about their safety on tour.

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Sports in disarray after devastating Nepal earthquakes

In this Saturday, May 16, 2015 photo, makeshift tents for earthquake survivors are set up at Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal. Two recent earthquakes killed more than 8,300 people and have had a devastating impact on all aspects of life in Nepal, including sports. A revered national volleyball coach is among the thousands of dead, trapped in his rented house when devastating earthquakes rocked Nepal. The national football stadium venue was damaged, before becoming a makeshift refuge for displaced survivors of the quakes. The cricket team’s preparations for an elite international tournament next year are disarray. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A revered national sports coach is among the thousands of dead, trapped in his rented house when devastating earthquakes rocked Nepal.

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