Tag: Pakistan

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West Indies Women’s “A” Team Bows Out Of T20 Series 2-1 Against Pakistan

The West Indies women’s “A” team lost their triangular T20 series finale to Pakistan “A” following an eight-wicket defeat on Wednesday in Lahore. Batting first, the Caribbean women could only muster 97-6 with Qiana Joseph leading the way with 35 and captain, Jamaica’s Rashada Williams getting 18. Omaima Sohail and Rameen Shamim picked up two wickets each.  In pursuit of 98, […]

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Joseph, Claxton Combine To Lead West Indies Women A To Three-Wicket Victory Over Pakistan, Clinch Series 2-1

A half-century from Djenaba Joseph and career-best bowling figures from Jahzara Claxton proved instrumental in the West Indies Women A’s three-wicket win over Pakistan that ensured a 2-1 series victory on Sunday. Chasing a target of 163 for victory after Pakistan Women A were bowled out for 162 in 44.2 overs, West Indies Women A scored 164-7 from 44.5 overs. […]

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Pakistan Warns Afghan Taliban Not To Build Illegal Border Structures

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan on Monday defended its decision to close the main border crossing with landlocked Afghanistan, saying Taliban authorities were trying to build “unlawful structures” on its territory and “resorted to indiscriminate firing” when challenged. Traffic through the busy historic Torkham transit point for trade and travelers was suspended last Wednesday after border security forces exchanged fire, killing a Taliban […]

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Windies Women Harbor Hopes Of World Cup Semi-Final Spot

West Indies 116 for 6 (Williams 30, Dar 2-13) beat Pakistan 113 for 5 (Riaz 29, Matthews 2-14) by three runs. Hayley Matthews again led from the front with her second Player-of-the-Match award in a row as West Indies beat Pakistan in a last-ball thriller. The skipper made 20 at the top of the order and grabbed two crucial wickets […]

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Kuwait Hangs Seven People In First Executions Since 2017

Four Kuwaitis, a Pakistani, a Syrian, and an Ethiopian were hanged, despite condemnation from Amnesty International. Kuwait has put seven people to death in a mass execution, the state-run KUNA news agency confirmed, making it the first execution since 2017 despite appeals from human rights organizations for clemency. The inmates who were hanged on Wednesday were four Kuwaitis, a Pakistani, […]

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U.N. Seeks $160m Help For Victims Of Pakistan’s Monsoon

The United Nations has made an appeal for $160 million to assist 5.2 million people impacted by monsoon rains in Pakistan. In recent days, U.N. agencies had provided food aid to 300,000 people and clean water to 55,000 people. Pakistani officials say the climate-driven storms have badly impacted more than 33 million people and killed more than a thousand others […]

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Pakistan Bans Ex-PM Khan’s Live Speeches, Books Him On Terrorism Charges

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has banned live broadcasts of former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speeches and booked him on terrorism charges in what critics swiftly denounced as “repressive policies.” Khan, 70, has regularly addressed large anti-government rallies of his opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party since his ouster from power in a parliamentary no-confidence vote in April. Read more at voanews.com Support The […]

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Top Pakistan Taliban Leader Killed In Afghanistan Roadside Attack

Abdul Wali, also known as Omar Khalid Khorasani, was allegedly behind some of the deadliest attacks in Pakistan in recent years. A late-night roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan has struck a vehicle carrying members of the Pakistan Taliban, killing a senior leader and three other members of the group, several Pakistani officials and the group said. Abdul Wali, also known […]

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Windies Batting Misery Ends In 3-Nil Defeat At The Bowling Of Pakistan

48 overs Pakistan 269 for 9 (Shadab 86, Imam 62, Pooran 4-48) vs West Indies Pakistan rocked Windies’ confidence after the boyz from the Caribbean walloped Netherland 3-nil in a 3 ODI series nearly two weeks ago. For the first time in the series, the host country appeared shaky at the start; however, the middle order stepped up to put […]

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Windies Take Shellacking From Pakistan In Second ODI

Pakistan 275 for 8 (Babar 77, Imam 72, Hosein 3-52) beat West Indies 155 (Brooks 42, Nawaz 4-19, Wasim 3-34) by 120 runs Pakistan showed no mercy on the men from the Caribbean as it thrashed them in the second of the three ODI series to maintain an unassailable 2-0 lead After batting first, scoring a challenging total of 276, […]