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May 11, 2015

Pakistan hope to renew India cricket ties with series in UAE

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Sunday it expects bilateral series with India to resume in the United Arab Emirates in December but there was no confirmation from its powerful cross-border counterpart.

The series in the UAE will feature three tests, five one-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals, PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said in Kolkata after meeting Indian board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya.

May 10, 2015

Pakistan hope to renew India ties with series in UAE

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Sunday it expects bilateral series with India to resume in the United Arab Emirates in December but there was no confirmation from its powerful cross-border counterpart.

The series in the UAE will feature three tests, five one-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals, PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said in Kolkata after meeting Indian board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya.

May 10, 2015

Cricket-Pakistan hope to renew India ties with series in UAE

NEW DELHI, May 10 (Reuters) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Sunday it expects bilateral series with India to resume in the United Arab Emirates in December but there was no confirmation from its powerful cross-border counterpart.

The series in the UAE will feature three tests, five one-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals, PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said in Kolkata after meeting Indian board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya.

May 7, 2015

Bhullar wants to emulate Yao Ming in India

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Sim Bhullar knows it is going to be a tall order but the first NBA player of Indian descent believes that, like Yao Ming in China, he can trigger basketball frenzy in the country his parents left before he was born.

Former Houston Rockets center Yao, an eight-time All-Star, triggered NBA-mania in China after being selected first overall in the 2002 draft and went on to become his country’s wealthiest and most recognizable athlete.

May 7, 2015

Basketball-Bhullar wants to emulate Yao Ming in India

NEW DELHI, May 7 (Reuters) – Sim Bhullar knows it is going to be a tall order but the first NBA player of Indian descent believes that, like Yao Ming in China, he can trigger basketball frenzy in the country his parents left before he was born.

Former Houston Rockets center Yao, an eight-time All-Star, triggered NBA-mania in China after being selected first overall in the 2002 draft and went on to become his country’s wealthiest and most recognisable athlete.

May 6, 2015

Mirza wants to inspire girls across subcontinent

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Outside Bollywood films, Sania Mirza might be the only Indian success welcomed as warmly in neighboring Pakistan and the 28-year-old expects her doubles feats to inspire girls on both sides of the border to pick up a tennis racquet.

Mirza has long been the face of the women’s game in India and her high-profile cross-border wedding to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik five years ago placed her in a unique position.

May 6, 2015

Tennis-Mirza wants to inspire girls across subcontinent

NEW DELHI, May 6 (Reuters) – Outside Bollywood films, Sania Mirza might be the only Indian success welcomed as warmly in neighbouring Pakistan and the 28-year-old expects her doubles feats to inspire girls on both sides of the border to pick up a tennis racquet.

Mirza has long been the face of the women’s game in India and her high-profile cross-border wedding to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik five years ago placed her in a unique position.

May 1, 2015

ICC probe company registrations amid fears of split

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The ICC confirmed it was investigating the registration of company names which it regarded as of “concern to the sport of cricket” as reports of a rebel organisation which might split the game continued to emerge on Friday.

The Guardian newspaper reported last weekend that Indian media conglomerate, the Essel Group, had attempted to register the company name “Australian Cricket Control Pty Ltd” and had made similar efforts in other cricket-playing nations.

May 1, 2015

ICC probe company registrations amid fears of split

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The ICC confirmed it was investigating the registration of company names which it regarded as of “concern to the sport of cricket” as reports of a rebel organisation which might split the game continued to emerge on Friday.

The Guardian newspaper reported last weekend that Indian media conglomerate, the Essel Group, had attempted to register the company name “Australian Cricket Control Pty Ltd” and had made similar efforts in other cricket-playing nations.

May 1, 2015

Cricket-ICC probe company registrations amid fears of split

NEW DELHI, May 1 (Reuters) – The ICC confirmed it was investigating the registration of company names which it regarded as of “concern to the sport of cricket” as reports of a rebel organisation which might split the game continued to emerge on Friday.

The Guardian newspaper reported last weekend that Indian media conglomerate, the Essel Group, had attempted to register the company name “Australian Cricket Control Pty Ltd” and had made similar efforts in other cricket-playing nations.