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Lahore and Quetta aim to bounce back

Twice runners-up Quetta Gladiators and twice wooden-spoonist Lahore Qalanadars aim to bring their Pakistan Super League (PSL) campaigns back on track on the third day of the league at Dubai on Saturday. Quetta went down by 19 runs against Karachi Kings -- their first defeat against Karachi Kings after four PSL wins -- as they failed to achieve a modest 150-run target. Lahore had more worries to overcome as they squandered a winning position against Multan Sultans to lose by 43 runs. Lahore were well on course for a…

Investors rejoice as Bitcoin bounces back from three-month low

NEW YORK: Bitcoin rallied from three-month lows below $6,000 in choppy trading on Tuesday, but worries lingered about a global regulatory clampdown and moves by banks to ban buying bitcoin with credit cards. On the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, bitcoin hit $5,920, its lowest since mid-November, before recovering to above $8,000. It hit a high of $8,150 and was last at $7,922.79 in late trading in New York, up nearly 15 percent on the day. “Crypto is alive and well,” said Matthew Roszak, co-founder and chairman of…

Pakistan promises bounce back in must-win game

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed put up a brave face ahead of their must-win clash against South Africa here on Wednesday, saying the team has moved on and will do its best to do well and open their Champions trophy account. Pakistan's crushing 124-run loss to title-holders India in their tournament opener at this same venue was criticised for the lop-sided manner in which they played. That left them to need a huge lift against world number one South Africa who are even more better in their overall play than…