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Yasir Shah eyeing to become fastest 200 Test wicket-taker

KARACHI: Pakistans’ leg-spinner Yasir Shah is hopeful to become the fastest to get 200 Test wickets, Yasir recently broke the record of fastest 150 Test wickets, previously held by Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. “I try to perform in every match I play for my country and i am very hopeful to become the fastest to get 200 test wickets,” he said while talking to Dawn News. During Pakistan’s tour of Sri Lanka in 2015, Yasir became the fastest Pakistani bowler to take 50 test wickets and he is also the second…

Eyeing Pakistan and China, Modi bolsters security team

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen a daring former spy with years of experience in dealing with Pakistan as his national security adviser, a move officials say signals a more muscular approach to New Delhi's traditional enemy. The choice of Ajit Doval, alongside former army chief General V.K. Singh as a federal minister for the northeast region, underscores plans to revamp national security that Modi says became weak under the outgoing government. The two top-level appointments, reporting directly to Modi,…