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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi Tuesday said, as a result of continuing efforts, Sri Lanka cricket board had been convinced to send its team to Pakistan. The PCB was in contact with Sri Lanka Cricket Board and assured them of foolproof security to the players. He said Sri Lanka had itself been victim of terrorism and international cricket teams refused to visit their country except Pakistan and always extended cooperation. Sethi said Keeping in viewing our past relation, Sri Lanka cricket board had given clearance to visit Pakistan.

Topic: Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah XI wins Independence Day Hockey League

Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah XI clinched the trophy after defeating Liaqat Ali Khan XI in the final and got 15 points in the Independence Day Hockey League played here at Lala Ayub Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. A total of four teams Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah XI, Liaqat Ali Khan, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and Sardar Abur Rab Nishtar, took part in the League.

Topic: UEFA shortlisted Buffon, Messi and Ronaldo for player of the year

The Union of European Football Associations has shortlisted Gianluigi Buffon, Argentina's Lionel Messi and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo for player of the year award were chosen by a jury of 80 coaches and 55 journalists. The award will be presented at the 2017/18 Champions League group stage draw in Monaco on 24th of this month.

Topic: Maria Sharapova to take part in a grand slam of us open

Russian professional tennis player, Maria Sharapova will take part in a Grand Slam of US Open which starts in New York on 28th August. She is appearing in the game after fifteen months ban after positive doping test.

Topic: Indian Cricket Board selectors put MS Dhoni on notice : Reuters reports

Indian Cricket Board Chief selector M.S.K. Prasad has said Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no longer an automatic choice in ODIs and the former India captain needs to keep performing to be involved in the 2019 World Cup. Yuvraj Singh has already lost his place in the Indian ODI team and the pressure is now squarely on another veteran, MS Dhoni, to retain his place. Chief selector MSK Prasad Monday -while sticking to the usual line that Yuvraj had been "rested" and not "dropped" - was non-committal when asked if Dhoni would feature in India's plans for the 2019 World Cup.

Topic: Zidane angered by Ronaldo’s hefty penalty

Zinedine Zidane showed his anger over a five-match ban imposed on Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ron­aldo for pushing the referee in Sunday’s Spanish Super Cup first leg. Real hold a 3-1 first leg lead going into the second leg against their fierce rivals on Wednesday, but will have to do without Ronaldo.

Topic: Ranatunga slams SLC over whitewash

Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga blamed Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Tuesday for the squad’s crushing three-Test series whitewash on home soil against India. Ranatunga said Sri Lanka’s XI could not be faulted for the humiliating 3-0 drubbing described by skipper Dinesh Chandimal as the worst series of his career, but squared the blame entirely with management. “Sri Lanka cricket is going through the worst period,” Rana­tunga told reporters in Colombo.

Squash
Pakistan Squash team is participating in the 24th Asian Junior Individual Squash Championships scheduled to be held at Amman, Jordan from 15-19 August, 2017. 
Bodybuilding
Pakistan Bodybuilding team is participating in the 51st Asian Bodybuilding & Physique Sports Championships scheduled to be held at Seoul, Korea from 20-26 August, 2017. 
Judo
Pakistan Judo team is participating in the World Senior Judo Championship scheduled to be held at Budapest, Hungary from 24th August to 4th September, 2017. 
Boxing 
Pakistan Boxing team is participating in the AIBA World Cup Boxing Championship scheduled to be held at Hamburg, Germany from 25th August to 3rd September, 2017.
Baseball
Pakistan Women Baseball team is participating in the 1st BFA Women's Baseball Asian Cup scheduled to be held at Hong Kong from 2-7 September, 2017.

Snooker
Pakistan Snooker team is participating in the Sangsom 6 Red World Snooker Championship scheduled to be held at Bangkok, Thailand from 4-9 September, 2017.

Host: Kashif Majeed

Co-Host: Zulfiqar Baig

 


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