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  • Wasim Akram welcomes West Indies women’s team to Pakistan for T20 series

    first_img India Today Web Desk KarachiJanuary 30, 2019UPDATED: January 30, 2019 16:54 IST West Indies play Pakistan in a three-match T20I series starting Thursday in Karachi (@TheRealPCB Photo)HIGHLIGHTSWest Indies play Pakistan in a three-match T20I series starting ThursdayWest Indies become the second nation after Zimbabwe to send their teamAll major teams have refused to visit Pakistan for cricket seriesFormer Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has welcomed the West Indies women’s cricket team to the for a three-match Twenty20 International series starting Thursday. All the three matches will be played in Karachi.West Indies become the second international cricket team after Zimbabwe to send their teams since the terror attack on the Sri Lankan team bus on March 3 in 2009. Since the attack, all major teams have refused to visit Pakistan for cricket series and they were forced to adopt the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as their home ground.”Well done to the West Indies, a nation so passionate that they trailblaze their way to Pakistan for the love of cricket & friendship!Welcome @windieswomen to our country,thank you for giving our @WomenCricketPak a chance to play at home on their own soil! #WomensCricket #PAKWvWIW,” Wasim Akram tweeted.Well done to the West Indies, a nation so passionate that they trailblaze their way to Pakistan for the love of cricket & friendship!Welcome @windieswomen to our country,thank you for giving our @WomenCricketPak a chance to play at home on their own soil! #WomensCricket #PAKWvWIWWasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) January 30, 2019Windies women team arrives in Karachi for the T20Is series.More on #PAKWvsWIW series https://t.co/fcEgEInniX pic.twitter.com/IxHqZXEnlHPCB Official (@TheRealPCB) January 30, 2019Pakistan, Windies ladies are here we are really excited #FriendlyPeople #GreatHospitality pic.twitter.com/NuOsSap4bXmerissa aguilleira (@mraguilleira) January 30, 2019T20I Interim Captain for the Pakistan tour @mraguilleira and her team stand by two watchwords…”Adapt and Overcome!”. The @windieswomen are geared up and ready to take on @WomenCricketPak in the 3 T20I match series in Karachi. #LetsGoWindies #PAKWvsWIW pic.twitter.com/IYND29sZd1advertisementWindies Cricket (@windiescricket) January 30, 2019In 2009, the Sri Lankan team bus was attacked by masked terrorists when it was on its way to the the Gaddafi Stadium.Then captain Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Ajantha Mendis, Thilan Samaraweera and Tharanga Paravitarana suffered injuries in the attack which killed six security officials and two civilians. The series was called off immidiately and Sri Lankan players returned home.In 2015, international cricket returned to Pakistan when Zimbabwe men’s team visited the country amidst tight security, becoming the first team in first team in six years to play cricket in Pakistan.The two sides played a couple of T20Is and three ODIs at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, with Pakistan winning both the series.In 2017, the International Cricket Council (ICC) organised a three-match T20 series when it sent a 14-man squad to Pakistan. These matches were also played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis led the World XI team.The matches were organised to commemorate the 70th year of independence of Pakistan and the trophy was named ‘2017 Independence Cup’.Apart from international cricket, the eliminator rounds and the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) were played in Pakistan last year.Also Read | Rohit Sharma on the verge of another special milestone in ODIsAlso Read | 2nd Test: Australia seek Sri Lanka relief after tumultuous yearFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow Wasim AkramFollow T20 seriesFollow Women’s T20I seriesFollow Pakistan vs West IndiesFollow PakistanFollow west indiesFollow West Indies in Pakistan Wasim Akram welcomes West Indies women’s team to Pakistan for T20 seriesWest Indies become the second nation after Zimbabwe to send their team to Pakistan for a Twenty20 International series. Zimbabwe’s men’s team had played a short limited-overs series in Pakistan in 2015.advertisementlast_img read more

  • Oscar Carlen left HSV Handball – New surgery in Sweden

    One of the biggest talents of European handball, Oscar Carlen (25) left HSV Handball after two seasons in which he didn’t play any single match due knee injury. Ex-Swedish NT right back didn’t have luck with his knee and he will go “under knife” for the fourth time in the city of Ystad in Sweden. Carlen left Hamburg and Germany. Proffesional handball career is in this moment just a nice wish, but it is more realistic that he won’t be able to play anymore. As Carlen said for German media, he will start to study – sports medicine or Economy.Sad story for hard worker and one of the most promising lefthanders in European handball… HSV HandballOscar CarlenSG FlensburgSwedenystad ← Previous Story Kadetten Schaffhausen wins Swiss Super Cup! Next Story → Montpellier without EHF CL after 12 years, Omeyer: Too many mistakes decided! read more