• Monday, August 15, 2022

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Islamabad wins PSL with Karachi back on cricket map

By: Sarwar Alam

The stands of Karachi’s National Stadium roared with chants from a packed holiday crowd as international cricket returned to the Pakistani metropolis after a nine year break with the final of country’s Twenty20 league on Sunday. The Pakistan Super League (PSL) final — in which Islamabad United beat title holders Peshawar Zalmi by three wickets — is seen as a major step towards reviving international cricket in the country, suspended since 2009 attacks on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore. The attacks left Pakistan cricket forced into exile, with international teams refusing to tour the terror-hit country over security…

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