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Zaheer Abbas delighted over resumption of Indo-Pak cricket series

Zaheer Abbas delighted over resumption of Indo-Pak cricket seriesKarachi, Nov. 10  : Pakistan''s former captain Zaheer Abbas has expressed delight at the resumption of bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan and has said he wishes to see a full Test series between the two countries. "I would love to see both countries play a full Test series but I am sure even through this tour there will be a lot of a goodwill created between the two countries," the Daily Times quoted Zaheer, as saying. Pakistan are scheduled to play two Twenty20 Internationals and three one-day internationals in India, the first bilateral series between the sides since November-December 2007.

Zaheer also confirmed that he had formally applied for the position of the national team batting coach, adding that he had decided to apply for the post after the team''s disappointing performance. "The batting has not been up to mark and I felt this was the right time for me to get involved and offer my services," he said. "Our batting has not been up to the mark consistently and I want to work with them to bring about this consistency and hunger for runs," he added. (ANI)


AIFF launches academy certification programme

All-India-Football-FederationNew Delhi, April 24 : All India Football Federation (AIFF) Thursday launched the 'AIFF Academy Certification' which aims to set a standard of youth development in the country through a certification model.  Read more »

'Sympathetic' Mourinho 'feels sorry' for 'axed' Moyes

'Sympathetic' Mourinho 'feels sorry' for 'axed' MoyesLondon, Apr 24 : Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has said that he feels sorry for sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes.

Mourinho said that he prefers not to comment about the  Read more »

Royal Challengers opt to field against Knight Riders

Royal-Challengers-KKRSharjah, April 24 : Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to field against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here Thursday.  Read more »

Ex-Pak captain Saleem Malik slams PCB for refusing to review life ban

Saleem MalikKarachi, Apr 24 : Former Pakistan captain Saleem Malik has slammed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for refusing to review his life ban over alleged match fixing in 2008.  Read more »

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify thirdSilverstone (England), April 19 : India's Karun Chandhok along with his Murphy Prototypes teammates Rodolfo Gonzalez and Alex Kapadia qualified third in his first ever European Le Mans (ELMS) race here Saturday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »