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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)


Barcelona star Neymar says he's close to '100 per cent' fitness ahead of new season

Barcelona star Neymar says he's close to '100 per cent' fitness ahead of new seasonTokyo, Aug. 1 - Brazil and Barcelona football star Neymar has insisted he will be fully fit for the start of the new season.  Read more »

Suarez could train with Barcelona in two weeks after CAS hearing date is set

Luis SuarezLondon, Aug. 1 - Uruguay and Barcelona football star Luis Suarez is hoping to train with his new club in a fortnight's time after his appeal against his ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini will be  Read more »

England's performance against India was best in recent history, says Ian Botham

Ian BothamLondon, Aug 1 - Ex-England cricketer Ian Botham thinks that England's win over India was one of the best performances in recent history.

Botham said that the win at the Ageas Bowl was simply superb right from the off.  Read more »

Clarke on 'mission' to reclaim No.1 Test spot from Proteas

Michael ClarkeLondon, Aug 1 - Australian skipper Michael Clarke is now on a mission to reclaim the no. 1 position in Test cricket from South Africa.

Australia briefly held the No.  Read more »

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone attempts to settle bribery trial

Bernie-EcclestoneLondon, July 30 : Lawyers of the Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone said that the F1 boss was ready to pay 25 million euros to a German bank to resolve the bribery case against him.  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 »