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Afridi thanks Virat Kohli, Indian cricket team for farewell gift

Former cricketer and T20 skipper Shahid Afridi has thanked Indian captain Virat Kohli and the Indian cricket team for the heartwarming farewell gift sent to him. The Indian cricket team had gifted Afridi a signed jersey in a show of sportsmanship following his retirement from all forms of cricket. Thank you to you and the entire Indian team for a wonderful farewell gift @imVkohli. Respect superstar, hope to see you soon 😊 pic.twitter.com/DGz8aMs1Xv — Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) April 21, 2017 “Thank you to…

Kashmiri cricketers arrested for wearing Pakistan team jersey

SRINAGAR: Indian forces have arrested Kashmiri cricket players after their video surfaced on the social media showing them wearing Pakistan’s team jersey with the Muslim country’s national anthem playing in the background. The clip of the players went viral on the social media soon after it was shared by a user on the internet. The Indian media quoted Central Kashmir deputy inspector general of police, Ghulam Hassan Bhat, as confirming that the cricketers were detained for questioning. “The boys are in the police…

Pakistan retires jersey in memory of late football star

KARACHI: Pakistan women's football team has decided to retire No.7 jersey in memory of footballer Shahlyla Ahmadzai Baloch, who was killed in a road accident in Karachi. The announcement was made by the captain of the team Hajra Khan on her Twitter. The tweet read, "As Captain of Pakistan Football Team I officially announce that the national team has retired jersey No 7 in memory of Shahlyla Baloch. #RIP" As Captain of Pakistan Football Team I officially announce that the national team has retired jersey No 7 in memory of…

Messi seeks to meet Afghan boy in plastic jersey

KABUL: Barcelona star Lionel Messi is hoping to arrange a meeting with an Afghan boy who shot to fame after pictures of him dressed in a striped plastic bag jersey went viral, Kabul's football federation said Monday.

Actor Tracy Morgan in intensive care after New Jersey road crash

CALIFORNIA: Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan, best known for his roles on "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock," was badly injured early on Saturday when the limo bus he was riding in overturned in a multi-vehicle crash in New Jersey that killed another comic. Morgan, 45, was in critical condition in an intensive care unit at a hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, police and his spokesman said. The comedian James McNair, also known as Jimmy Mack, was killed in the crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, police said. McNair, who…