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Pakistan to tour West Indies after World Cup

Pakistan to tour West Indies after World Cup

LAHORE – The Pakistan cricket team will tour the West Indies in April-May after the World Cup to play a full series of one-dayers and Test matches. During the tour they will go for one T20 International, five One Day Internationals and two Test matches.
During their 34-day trip to Caribbean Islands, Pakistan will play Test match at Basseterre (St Kits and Nevis) for the first time. This will be Pakistan’s first tour to West Indies in five year. They last toured the Islands in

the last eight overs.Lincicome misses cut on Hooters Tour

ORLANDO – Three-time LPGA winner Brittany Lincicome missed the cut after shooting a two-over 74 in the first round of a Hooters Tour tournament on Tuesday. Playing her first event on the men’s Hooters Tours Winter Series, the 25-year-old Lincicome finished in a tie for 72nd out of 113, 10 strokes back of leader American Brad Klapprott.
Lincicome, who is considered one of the longest hitters on the women’s LPGA Tour, finished with one birdie, three bogeys and 14 pars on the Deer

Lincicome to try her luck on Hooters Tour

ORLANDO – Three-time LPGA winner Brittany Lincicome is kicking off another round in golf’s battle of the sexes as she plans to tee off against the men at a Hooters Tour tournament in Florida.
The 25-year-old Lincicome will compete against a field of men at a NGA Hooters Tour event next week at the Deer Island Golf Club. Lincicome says she has a modest goal in her first tournament against the men. “A small goal would be to make the cut,” said Lincicome. “After I get over my

Pakistan salvage draw in tour match

AUCKLAND – Pakistan’s pre-Test warm-up match against a New Zealand XI ended in a tame draw with both sides agreeing to a truce midway through the third and final day Tuesday.
The New Zealand XI, in reality a shadow Test team, were 111 for four when stumps were pulled, an overall lead of 208.
After the hosts posted 384 in their first innings, Pakistan recovered from a woeful start, when they were 39 for four, to be all out for 287. Skipper Misbah ul-Haq,
who did not

Thai Piya chases first Tour win

HUA HIN – Unheralded Piya Swangarunporn of Thailand birdied his closing two holes for a shock one-stroke lead at the 600,000-dollar Black Mountain Masters on Saturday.
But hot on his heels are proven winners Tetsuji Hiratsuka of Japan, who enjoyed a career first with three eagles in a spectacular round of 67, and Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee. The 27-year-old Piya, chasing a maiden Asian Tour victory, battled to a four-under-par 68 in the third round at the Black Mountain Golf Club

England target unbeaten Australian tour after draw

MELBOURNE: Wicketkeeper Matt Prior said England were aiming to go through their Australian tour unbeaten after the tourists ground out a draw in their three-day match with Victoria on Sunday. Set 311 runs to win on the final day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, England were 211 for six off 54 overs when the match was called off as a draw with an hour of scheduled play remaining.
England shut up shop after tea, scoring only 52 runs in 21 overs with Prior finishing unbeaten on 102

Kamran, Malik disappointed by NZ tour exclusion

KARACHI: Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik on Wednesday expressed disappointment at being dropped from Twenty20 and Test squads against New Zealand, clamouring for answers from the cricket board.
Pakistan has announced separate squads for three Twenty20 matches and two Tests against New Zealand ahead of their tour, which starts later this month. Kamran, Malik, senior batsman Mohamad Yousuf and leg-spinner Danish Kaneria were left out.
A separate squad will be announced for six

Miandad urges foreign cricket teams to tour Pakistan

GUANGZHOU: Former Pakistan great Javed Miandad has pleaded with foreign teams to tour the troubled Asian nation, saying cricket there is suffering because of the absence of top-level competition.
Pakistan have been forced to play home series overseas because of security fears in the country, where thousands have been killed in suicide attacks and bombings blamed on homegrown Taliban and other Islamist extremist networks.
No foreign side has toured Pakistan since an attack by

Pakistan team arrives in Abu Dhabi for SA tour

Pakistan cricket team reached Abu Dhabi on Saturday for the month-long tour against South Africa which includes five one-day Internationals and two Twenty20 matches.
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ijaz Butt could not deliver a lecture to the players on the new code of conduct due to personal engagements. The series between Pakistan and South Africa will begin on October 26 with two Twenty20 Internationals due to be played in the first phase.
Earlier, the

England tour report not filed yet as UAE awaits

Pakistan squad is set to leave for the United Arab Emirates for another gruelling series against South Africa but the national team management is yet to submit its report on the England tour and the spot-fixing scandal that rocked international cricket.
A Pakistan Cricket Board official confirmed that the board had not received any tour report up till now from former manager Yawar Saeed or coach Waqar Younis. “Till now we have not received any report from the manager