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Sports News on April 18, 2011

Misbah should not be in Pak ODI squad: Asif Iqbal
Former Pakistan cricket captain Asif Iqbal has said that middle-order batsman and vice-captain Misbah-ul-Haq should be in the national one-day squad. ANI

Support Indian cricket team and get arrested in POK
Two stalwarts of National Awami Party of Pakistan Imran Shahzad and Naheem Iqbal Khwaja from Dadyal District Mirpur in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir were arrested for their 'crime' of supporting the Indian cricket team during the recent cricket World Cup when they played against Pakistan in the semi-finals in Mohali, Punjab. ANI

Sports Minister Maken promises to bear medical expenses of Arunima
Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Monday promised to bear the medical expenses of injured national volleyball player Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown out from a running train near Bareilly earlier this month and is presently undergoing treatment at Lucknow's CSM Medical University. ANI

Zulqarnain Haidar to be grilled by PCB on return to Pakistan
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to investigate runaway former wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar on his return from Britain. ANI

Pak cricket team will be crowd pleasers: Intikhab Alam
Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam has said that West Indies cricket fans will be attracted to the style of play of the visiting team. ANI

Hamilton 'overwhelmed' by first win since August
A delighted Lewis Hamilton has said that he is overwhelmed by his first victory in Formula One since August last year. ANI

Carragher all right after his sickening 'head' clash with teammate
Jamie Carragher has said he was all right after a sickening clash of heads with teammate John Flanagan. ANI

Brit boxer Khan ready to take on superstar pal Manny Pacquiao
WBA light-welterweight champion Amir Khan is ready to take on his superstar pal Manny Pacquiao in a multi-million pound fight. ANI

City will tear down Man U's banner counting trophy drought: Mancini
Roberto Mancini has warned Manchester United that his team is ready to tear down their famous banner by lifting a trophy after a gap of 34 years. ANI

Former Pak cricketers urge India, Pak governments to revive cricket ties
Former Pakistani cricketers feel an India-Pakistan cricket series is possible at a neutral venue later this year if both governments work out modalities. ANI

Dalglish told Wenger to 'p*** off'
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish told his Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger to "p*** off", as the rival bosses clashed after Dirk Kuyt's 102nd-minute spot-kick that left the Gunners six points behind leaders Manchester United with just six games to go. ANI

West Indies Cricket Board accused of non- transparency during team selection
The West Indies Players' Association has accused the West Indies Cricket Board of failing to be transparent with the selection of teams for the opening matches of Pakistan's tour of the Caribbean. ANI

Shane Warne credits 'moisturiser for younger look'
Shane Warne has revealed that use of moisturisers, healthy eating and exercise has helped him to 'look younger'. ANI

Marsh blames loose bowling for Pune Warriors loss
Geoff Marsh, coach of 'Pune Warriors', has blamed some loose bowling for the loss against Delhi Daredevils. ANI

Kochi Tuskers confident of beating Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings
Mahela Jayawardene, captain of Kochi Tuskers Kerala (KTK) team, has said that the team is working hard and trying to improve in weak areas ahead of their match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) team. ANI

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