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Pak lost T20 WC due to Misbah’s ‘reckless shot’: Intikhab Alam

Islamabad, Sep 25: Former Pakistan cricket captain Intikhab Alam has said that they lost the inaugural Twenty20 World Cup final match because of the reckless shot played by Misbah ul-Haq at the fag end of the play.

“Misbah put Pakistan almost close to victory, but he played a reckless shot that helped India win. Still three balls were left and he should have played sensibly,” Intikhab said.

Betting odds favour Pakistan in T20 WC final

Lahore, Sep 24: Indian and Pakistani bookies are favouring Pakistan in the Twenty20 World Cup final match to be played in Johannesburg today.

The total number of bets of over 500 million rupees received by the Mumbai bookmakers by Sunday night favours Pakistan, the Daily Times reported.

Bookies are expected to receive more bets later in the day, it added.

On the other hand, Pakistani bookmakers have received bets worth three billion rupees by Sunday night.

Virender Sehwag may not play in Finals of Twenty20

Virender Sehwag may not play in Finals of Twenty20 World Cup against Pakistan. The Indian opener suffered from a groin injury during the last match against Australia. Sehwag will undergo a fitness test before a final decision will be made regarding this matter.

PCB team inspects Guwahati stadium ahead of Indo-Pak series

Guwahati, Sept 23 : A two member team of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) visited Guwahati on Saturday to examine the venue and security arrangements made for the Pakistani team for the one-day-international match scheduled to be held in November this year.

The team comprised of PCB's technical officer Zakir Khan, who is also a former Test cricketer, and security expert Sohail Khan.

The duo, accompanied by Suru Nayak of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), also visited the hotel where Pakistani team will stay.

National wrestling championship starts in J-K

Srinagar, Sep 23 : Sports activities in Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) are all set to get a boost with the three-day national wrestling championship getting underway.

The 26th junior boys and 9th junior girl's national wrestling championship at Sher-i-Kashmir Indoor stadium would give a shot in the arm for sports activities in the region, said J-K Sports Minister Babu Singh.

Indian Cricket Team will fight against in Pakistan in finals

Indian Wins, Yuvraj Helped a lotIndian team has managed to enter the finals of Twenty20 cricket world cup. India won with 15 runs. The match was very interesting till the last over.

The last over was bowled by Joginder and was very crucial. Joginder managed to take one wicket.

The turning points in the match were the wickets taken by Srisanth and Irfan Pathan.