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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)


Suarez's ex-Liverpool teammate Aspas says FIFA treated Uruguayan like a murderer

Iago-AspasLondon, July 24 - Luis Suarez's former Liverpool teammate Iago Aspas has said that the Uruguayan striker has been treated like a murderer by FIFA.  Read more »

Croatian club rubbish claims over racially abusing Man City's player

English club coach Patrick VieiraLondon, July 24 - Croatian club HNK Rijeka has rubbished Manchester City's claims that a player was racially abused during an Under-21 game on Tuesday, calling it 'baseless'.  Read more »

Don't play square off the wicket: Coach's advice to Virat Kohli

Virat-KohliNew Delhi: Virat Kohli`s childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma has advised his ward to "avoid playing strokes square off the wicket initially" in order to counter the swing, saying it would help him get back to form with a bang.  Read more »

BCCI to announce West Indies tour itinerary on Saturday

BCCI to announce West Indies tour itinerary on SaturdayMumbai: The BCCI is expected to announce the full itinerary of a scheduled tour by West Indies later this year on July 26.

"The Board`s Tour Programme and Fixture Committee is to  Read more »

Hamilton denies employing 'mind games' against Rosberg in race for F1 title

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, July 18 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has said that he is not trying to employ mind games against his teammate Nico Rosberg as both battle for the Formula One championship.  Read more »

Red Bull F1 reserve Felix da Costa to race in Formula E

Antonio-Felix-da-CostaLeicestershire, UK: Amlin Aguri have announced that Red Bull Racing Formula 1 reserve driver, Antonio Felix da Costa, will join the team for the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship beginning in September.  Read more »