3rd Test: Pakistan farewell Misbah, Younis with dramatic win against West Indies

3rd Test: Pakistan farewell Misbah, Younis with dramatic win against West Indies

3rd Test: Pakistan farewell Misbah, Younis with dramatic win against West Indies HIGHLIGHTS Pakistan won the match by 101 runs to seal the series 2-1. Younis leaves as Pakistan’s most prolific batsman, with 10,099 Test runs. Misbah retires without having captained his team in his own country. Pakistan :Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq celebrate with the series trophy. (AFP Photo) Pakistan clinched their first ever series win in the Caribbean when they beat West Indies in a thrilling finish to the third Test in Dominica on Sunday, giving Younis Khan and…

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Formula 1 podcast: Did Ferrari forget team orders during the Chinese Grand Prix?

IPL 2017: SRH shot themselves in the foot by dropping Moises Henriques against MI

Formula 1 podcast: Did Ferrari forget team orders during the Chinese Grand Prix?  Shot : In the Indian Premier League (IPL), with only four slots in the eleven allowed for overseas players, it is generally considered that the team sacrifices a fair bit of flexibility in team combination when an overseas player is made the captain of the side. However, it is a bit mitigated if that overseas player is undroppable based on the impact they have on the scoresheet. David Warner is one such, and so, Sunrisers Hyderabad, in…

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China expands crackdown on Christianity to Hong Kong

China expands crackdown on Christianity to Hong Kong

China expands crackdown on Christianity to Hong Kong The Communist Party’s campaign against Christianity is the latest flashpoint in mainland China’s complex relations with Hong Kong. Chinese authorities are now exerting pressure on Christians in Hong Kong, the latest blow to freedoms and religious liberties in the city, which has traditionally enjoyed some autonomy from the mainland, the New York Times reported. In recent months, Chinese officials have barred mainland residents from attending some religious conferences in Hong Kong, increased oversight of mainland programs run by Hong Kong pastors, and…

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Queen’s Chaplain Quits After Speaking Out Over Cathedral’s Qur’an Reading

Queen's Chaplain Quits After Speaking Out Over Cathedral's Qur'an Reading

Queen’s Chaplain Quits After Speaking Out Over Cathedral’s Qur’an Reading One of the Queen’s chaplains is stepping down after he spoke out against a Qur’an reading in a cathedral in Glasgow. The Rev Canon Dr Gavin Ashenden announced he would resign after the Queen’s intervened over his outspoken opposition to the issue. Gavin Ashenden used to present the BBC’s weekly Faith and Ethics radio programme and was a member of general synod for 20 years.ashenden.org After a conversation instigated by officials at Buckingham Palace, I decided the most honourable course…

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Ukraine sues Russia over Crimea annexation and on-going war

Ukraine sues Russia over Crimea annexation and on-going war

Ukraine* sues Russia over Crimea annexation and on-going war Ukraine* has filed a case against Russia at the United Nations’ highest court, accusing Moscow of illegally annexing Crimea and illicitly funding separatist rebel groups in eastern Ukraine*. Kiev also is seeking compensation for deadly incidents including the2014 shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. In the case announced Tuesday by the International Court of Justice, Ukraine* accused Moscow of “intervening militarily in Ukraine*, financing acts of terrorism, and violating the human rights of millions of Ukraine’s citizens.” Russia troops in unmarked uniforms walk past…

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