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Aaja meri gadi mein baith ja: Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik's romantic banter

Aaja meri gadi mein baith ja: Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik's romantic banter

 Friends and family may be miles away, but social media ensures they not only stay in touch but can also engage in a healthy banter, something Sania Mirza and her husband Shoaib Malik enjoyed after Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in Lahore to win the T20I series and Shoaib was awarded a bike as 'Man of the Series'. 

Oct 30, 2017, 09:28 AM IST
Eight years after Lahore attack, Sri Lanka land in Pakistan

Eight years after Lahore attack, Sri Lanka land in Pakistan

After arriving in Lahore for the third T20I against Pakistan, the Sri Lankan team and their officials were taken to a five-star hotel in a bomb-proof bus with hundreds of security guards on the roads and at the resort.

Oct 29, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
Pakistan welcomes end of isolation from international cricket

Pakistan welcomes end of isolation from international cricket

Less than a year ago, none of this appeared possible for a nation that had largely been shunned by international teams since 2009 due to security risks.

Oct 28, 2017, 00:35 AM IST
Thisara Perera to lead Sri Lanka squad for Pakistan T20Is

Thisara Perera to lead Sri Lanka squad for Pakistan T20Is

Sri Lanka announced a 15-man Twenty20 squad for the three-match series against Pakistan on Saturday.

Oct 21, 2017, 15:39 PM IST
Hafiz Saeed's house arrest extended by 30 days

Hafiz Saeed's house arrest extended by 30 days

A Pakistan Court on Thursday extended Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's house arrest for another 30 days.

Oct 20, 2017, 05:54 AM IST
Lankan cricket team security assured in Lahore: Pakistan Foreign Secretary

Lankan cricket team security assured in Lahore: Pakistan Foreign Secretary

Sri Lanka will play a T20 International (the third and final T20I) in Lahore on October 29 at the end of their current series with Pakistan being played in UAE.

Oct 19, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
You are so brave, MS Dhoni told the man who drove Sri Lanka team bus during Lahore attack

You are so brave, MS Dhoni told the man who drove Sri Lanka team bus during Lahore attack

Khaleel met Dhoni briefly during a visit to South Africa.

Oct 17, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Sri Lanka to play in Pakistan eight years after terror attack

Sri Lanka to play in Pakistan eight years after terror attack

Sri Lanka will play a Twenty20 international in Lahore on October 29, returning to the city for the first time since they suffered a gun and grenade attack in 2009, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) confirmed on Monday.

Oct 17, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga pulls out of Lahore T20I due to security concerns

Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga pulls out of Lahore T20I due to security concerns

International cricket was pulled out of Pakistan after the Sri Lankan team became a target of terrorist attack in 2009 in Lahore, just outside the Gadaffi Stadium.

Oct 16, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
Fed up with constant rejections, Pakistani cricketer tries to immolate self

Fed up with constant rejections, Pakistani cricketer tries to immolate self

Abbas then warned the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), saying he would set himself on fire at the entrance of the Gaddafi stadium if his request is not heeded.

Oct 02, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Cricketer tries to immolate himself in Lahore

Cricketer tries to immolate himself in Lahore

The incident took place at the Lahore City Cricket Association ground involving a player called Ghulam Haider Abbas who also said that he is being targetted because of his humble background.

Oct 01, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Watch: Thisara Perera creams teen sensation Shadab Khan for hat-trick of sixes

Watch: Thisara Perera creams teen sensation Shadab Khan for hat-trick of sixes

Earlier in the match, Shehzad became the first Pakistan player to hit three successive sixes. Ben Cutting bore the brunt of his wrath in the 18th over of the Pakistan innings.

Sep 15, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
Hashim Amla, Thisara Perera punish Pakistan to give World XI seven-wicket win

Hashim Amla, Thisara Perera punish Pakistan to give World XI seven-wicket win

Pakistan beat the Faf du Plessis-led world team by 20 runs yesterday in a match which marked the return of international cricket to trouble country.

Sep 13, 2017, 23:00 PM IST
Watch: Pakistan expert Darren Sammy spreads love, pushes auto-rickshaw in Lahore

Watch: Pakistan expert Darren Sammy spreads love, pushes auto-rickshaw in Lahore

International cricket returned to Pakistan on Tuesday with a World XI T20I match at Lahore's historic Gaddafi Stadium. Pakistan won the match against an ensemble of international cast, but Sammy seemed to have stole the show even while falling down.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
Pakistan vs World XI, 2nd T20I: As it happened...

Pakistan vs World XI, 2nd T20I: As it happened...

Amla, who was unbeaten on 72 off 55, got just the perfect partner in Thisara Perera as the asking rate continued to climb with eash passing over. But the Sri Lankan all-rounder made sure the visiting  team win the match keep the series. He played a blazing 19-ball 47  with five sixes.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
Focus is on cricket being played in Pakistan, not who's in World XI squad: Harsha Bhogle

Focus is on cricket being played in Pakistan, not who's in World XI squad: Harsha Bhogle

The second and third matches are also in Lahore on Wednesday and Friday.

Sep 13, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
Watch: Darren Sammy falls flat after being yorked by Hassan Ali, still claps for the bowler

Watch: Darren Sammy falls flat after being yorked by Hassan Ali, still claps for the bowler

After the first ball went for six, Hassan bowled just the most perfect yorker to Sammy, making the latter lose his balance and fall flat on the pitch.

Sep 13, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
Twitter gets flooded with reactions as World XI gets set to play cricket in Pakistan

Twitter gets flooded with reactions as World XI gets set to play cricket in Pakistan

Officials have said there will be "foolproof" security for the three-match Twenty20 series starting Tuesday in Lahore.

Sep 12, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
Will look back in a few years and say I played my part in bringing cricket back to Pakistan: Faf du Plesis

Will look back in a few years and say I played my part in bringing cricket back to Pakistan: Faf du Plesis

The World XI squad reached Lahore in the early hours of Monday from Dubai and were received at the Allama Iqbal International Airport by Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Najam Sethi and other high ranking officials amidst tight security.

Sep 11, 2017, 15:31 PM IST
World XI squad lands in Lahore amid tight security ahead of series opener on September 12

World XI squad lands in Lahore amid tight security ahead of series opener on September 12

Since the 2009 attack Pakistan have been forced to play most of their "home" games in the United Arab Emirates -- with the Pakistan Cricket Board complaining they have incurred losses of around $120 million.

Sep 11, 2017, 09:05 AM IST