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Champions Trophy win helps Pakistan earn Rs 14 crores; India settle for Rs 7 crores

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London, June 21: Pakistan’s 180-run win over arch-rivals and defending champions India, guided them to their maiden Champions Trophy title. This was also Pakistan’s first 50-overs title since Imran Khan had captained the side to their first World Cup in 1992. The victory over arch-rivals also helped Pakistan improve their ICC ODI rankings and saw them leapfrog to sixth place. With ...

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Indian cricket fan receives ‘threat call’ from Pakistan

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AGRA, JUNE 21: An Indian cricket team fan, who announced to iron clothes for free if India win Champions Trophy , allegedly received a threat call from a Pakistan-based caller. Azaad Diwakar, who earns his livelihood by ironing clothes in Agra, had earlier also given free laundry service for 15 days to the local residents when India won the cricket ...

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Pak army mocks India after victory

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Islamabad, June 20: Pakistan Army has mocked India after the country’s resounding victory in the Champions Trophy cricket final, sharing photos of celebrations in restive Balochistan with a caption “To whom it may concern’. Lay off”. After posting photos of Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa with victory (V) sign and soldiers dancing over Pakistani triumph over India at the Oval, ...

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Kashmiri women cricketers interact with Australian cricketing legend Gilchrist Prof Mattoo thanks Australian High Commissioner for support

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  NEW DELHI, JUNE 19: Jammu & Kashmir women cricketers met Australian cricketing legend Adam Gilchrist here today to take some tips from the cricketing legend. They also played an exhibition match against a team from the Jesus and Mary Convent at the Australian High Commission. The friendly match was played between Education for All Stars Cricket team captained by Adam Gilchrist ...

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Pakistan a serious contender for 2019 World Cup, feels Afridi

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Islamabad, June 19: After Pakistan clinched their maiden ICC Champions Trophy crown, former skipper Shahid Afridi on Monday rated his side as one of the serious contenders for the 50-over World Cup title, to be played in England and Wales in 2019. On Sunday, Pakistan outclassed traditional rivals India by a mammoth 180-run margin to lift the title at The ...

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Champions Trophy 2017 Final, India vs Pakistan: As It Happened

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London, June 18: This ends the proceedings of the ICC Champions Trophy, 2017. It was an amazing tournament with top 8 teams of the world pitted against each other. It had all the twists and turns and beating all the odds, Pakistan became the newly crowned champions. Sarfraz Ahmed thanks the Almighty for winning the tournament. Reckons that after losing the ...

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Amit Shah rules out resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket ties

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“India and Pakistan will continue to play at international tournaments but neither India plays in Pakistan nor Pakistan plays in India,” Amit Shah said. MUMBAI, JUNE 17: Ruling out resumption of bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan anytime soon, BJP president Amit Shah said on Saturday the two countries would continue to play against each other in international tournaments. ...

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Pakistan condemns thrashing of Kashmiris by govt forces for celebrating country’s cricket win

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The reaction came during the weekly routine press briefing of Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria in the capital on Thursday, Radio Pakistan reported. Islamabad, June 15: Pakistan on Thursday condemned the thrashing of people in south Kashmir for “celebrating’ Pakistan win in ICC Champions Trophy in England. “Indian forces may be brutally beating up Kashmiris for celebrating Pakistan Cricket Team’s ...

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