Friday, 19 August, 2022
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Does batting second in T20 world cup have an advantage? A statistics professor explains

Of the 45 matches played at the tournament, 29 were won by the team batting second.

Pakistanis get another ‘mauka’. After India’s World Cup loss, they say play ludo, not cricket

Comments on India’s performance also came from former Pakistani cricketers Inzamam ul Haq and Shoaib Akhtar. Inzamam said Team India was demoralised.

Meet Sheikh Rasheed – Pakistan’s interior minister, ‘cricketer’, and maker of ‘smart bombs’

Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad poses as crusader of blasphemy politics, part-time interior minister and, most recently, a cricketer.

Pakistan ready to spend $36 mn more to bail out Roosevelt Hotel, its prime asset in New York

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

IPL Governing Council to meet in a week, eyeing UAE as host this year, says Brijesh Patel

The IPL Chairman said the tournament, set to take place between September and November, has been made possible by the ICC's decision to postpone the T20 World Cup in Australia.

Virat Kohli’s India will have to battle not just Australia but also demons of a decade

Data analysis shows that India’s overseas Test performance has dropped off a cliff since 2009, and Ravi Shastri’s ‘best away team in 15 years’ boast is false.

Lahore man donates Rs 80 mn worth property to dam fund, Pak CJ orders his medical exam

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Harvard Law School graduate questions legality of cryptocurrencies in Islamic finance; Pak women’s cricket team gives away 10 runs to India in T20 match.

A fan’s thank-you note to Rahul Dravid, a wonderful cricketer & human being

Rahul Dravid, only the fifth Indian in the ICC Hall of Fame, has staggering statistics, but they still don’t do justice to the quality of his cricket.

India’s U-19 cricket captain under scanner for playing unauthorised Mauritius league

Anuj Rawat could face sanctions, including a ban, for participating in the T20 tournament.

An unsanctioned T20 league that went unnoticed. Now, 58 players from India face bans

These players took part in a disapproved T20 tournament in Mauritius last year, in which other participants were former internationals from England, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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