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Sunday, December 4, 2011

Hockey: Some Extra ordinary performance required in next games says Olympians

Karachi-Routers, Former Olympians are criticizing Pakistan Hockey team performance against Great Britain and they are saying that their should be some extraordinary performance is required in next "Do & Die" game against strong contender Spain.
The battle between Spain vs Pakistan was has to play yesterday but due to heavy rain in Auckland the match was postponed and it will play today.Both teams have practiced well today for the game.
The loser of that match will be eliminate from this round.So this match seems to be rush blooded match for both teams.

Maria Sharapova come back to tennis court in next season starting in 2012

Tennis Queen and former world no.1 Maria Sharapova came back to training after recovering from the ankle injury that caused her to withdraw herself from the season ending WTA Championships last month.
Sharapova will probably spend the next few weeks training in Florida before 2012's first events heading to Brisbane, Australia
Sharapova was graded no. 2 in the world but fallen to no. 4 after the time of the year finish happening and will be looking to win her first Slam in four years in Melbourne.

Pakistan is performing good against Bangladesh

Pakistan performed sensibly within the second one-day international against Bangladesh towards get 2-0 unbeatable command within the three-match series against Bangladesh. Thanks towards Pakistani attack whom bowled wonderfully and local Bangladesh towards 186 within the allotted 50 overs. For the second moment within two fits, Bangladesh's top-order batsmen folded hastily, this moment performing rash shots onto an easier pitch, and Pakistan knotted the three-match series 2-0 without being stretched. Spinners got sharp curve and sometime fast bowlers get uneven bounce from the wicket that saddened either side batsmen during the match. Pakistan bowlers made Bangal Tigers competition around the match and did not allow them towards score at their will. Bangladesh top order failed towards impress with their batting performance. Nasir Hossain (100) and Shakib Al Hassan (34), somehow, dared Pakistani attack, put onto 106 operates for the fifth wicket and rob their team gross towards respectability. Nasir Hussain scored former century of the one-day series but his effort went within vain as Tigers were go down battling via 76 runs. He was afterwards declared man of the match for his brilliantine batting. Bangladesh team’s strategy towards their innings was within contrast towards that of Pakistan, whom batted with deliberate warn and loyalty towards defeat morning wickets loss and construct a platform for a powerful total. The difference within how the teams fared within the former ten overs of their innings decided the match. Bangladesh's batsmen did not even initiate towards exam Pakistan, crumbling against Hafeez and Umar Gul. The fold began within the fourth again and went onto until the 10th, at the end of which Bangladesh were 19 for 4. Tamim Iqbal tore at an outside off stumps delivery that went straight towards Younus Khan within slips. Imrul Kayes chipped a momentum lightly towards cover; Shahriar Nafees powers possess inside-edged onto his pad but he had just existed a closer lbw shout; and Mushfiqur shoved away from his body and was caught at gully. Bowlers assisted Pakistan towards get unbeatable 2-0 command within the series. Gul was cream of the bowler with four wickets whilst Hafeez bagged two and Saeed Ajmal one wicket each. Pakistan, onto the else hand, consumed an old-school strategy and content towards construct slowly. Umar Akmal and Shahid Afridi, fired from the platform, constructed for them towards extend a sizeable total. Hafeez and Younus laid the bottoms with a partnership of 57 operates for the second wicket and otherwise began Pakistan's strongest partnership, between Misbahul Haq and Umar Akmal. The 50 partnership for the fourth wicket arrived off 54 balls and Akmal bred his half-century off 49. Shakib had been Bangladesh's greatest bowler and his alone wicket burst the risking partnership: Akmal skied the ball interior out towards long-off towards be caught for 59. Misbah collapsed prey towards the debutant Elias Sunny's maiden ODI wicket. At 197-5 within the 42nd again, Bangladesh had restored parity. Afridi beaten his second ball for six, again long-off, and was otherwise plunged onto eight via the Shafiul. He went onto towards pain Bangladesh, kicking the ball powerfully and charging between the wickets towards score 42 operates off 27 balls. That Bangladesh had towards follow many than 250 was their own mistake, for they conceded 22 operates within extras, 17 of them across wides. Bangladesh were not without a hero, although, for Nasir Hossain entertained the powerful crowd via scoring his maiden ODI century. Unfortunately for Hossain, he began his innings as soon as the toy was forgotten, and he did not possess partners whom powers aid him within allied purpose. Even Shakib, whom is habitually steely towards overcome whether he bats long, managed alone 34 off 90 balls. Pakistan shall possess towards do steely profession for future toys as Bangladesh shall necessarily towards earn spinners backing wickets towards victory any of the Test match towards register save-facing series win. The instructor, management and captain sit jointly towards earn blueprint for successful the Test series against Bangladesh towards boost the morale of the team and maintain the successful streak within future also.

Indo-Pak Express going with full speed

Known inside the tennis domain as the ‘Indo-Pak Express’, the combination of Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and Rohan Bopanna has made prime inroads into clap and accolades, both on top of and off the field. The “stop war turn on tennis” initiative that transmit desire flame within both twigs of the Indo-Pak divide was complemented via the United Nations Development Program towards appoint the duo as Goodwill Ambassadors inside November 2010. They also obtained Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year Award 2010 – one that Aisam had won with Amir Hadad within 2002 as well – and the “Peace and Sport Image of the Year” respect among a lot else accolades for peace and their off-field influence.
Even though Aisam and Bopanna had teamed up inside 2007, the international dynamics career within such a distance that any statement of goodwill, many often than not, land towards the fore alone as soon as on-field achievements. Such was the example for the Indo-Pak duo within September 2010, when their earth-shattering function towards the final at Flushing Meadows approved them towards the forefront. Aisam coupled that operate with a final’s berth within the included doubles as well; and his speech at the honor distribution ceremony won again hearts as soon as making a mark as a doubles player.
Back within 2010, Aisam and Bopanna were relatively unknown commodities. They usurped the tennis scene owing towards the part of clandestine that many often than not took their critics via surprise. This was clearly visible within their operate towards the final within US Open 2010. Aisam is a conventional serve and volleyer, whom backs his serving with dexterous volleying – the many textbook doubles performer of the two. Bopanna, onto the else hand, has pulverising ground strokes and a beast of a serve. Bopanna is a able ad-court instrumentalist, with a mighty backhand and Aisam hogs the deuce court, since his backhand is his weaker relate whilst the forehand is an indubitable weapon. Together the two formed a daunting dissent, as their respective ability complemented each else seamlessly.
However, what genuinely impacted the duo’s overall play package was the fact that they translated their off-court experience into matters onto the court – something Brian Brothers possess showcased within an unparalleled method again the years. The two were greatest allies ahead of they were partners – and this is what they possess contended ago as well. And want true allies they would stand up for each else, cover each other’s frailties and when the else was having a bad day, his partner would put within many than his fair share of tenacity. Such distinctive camaraderie ensured that their jointly prowess was considerably many than the sum of the two individuals.
After the US Open, there first-round exits galore for the team from the subcontinent, and the spark and the collaboration was crucially missing. However, the two managed towards assemble their greatest within Paris and won their alone ATP thousand happening, which carried them into the spotlight within the doubles toy yet again. Nonetheless, losing everybody three of their lake fits within the World Tour Finals – owing a number of of it towards luck and a number of towards lethargy – the two possess decided towards portion entrances activity, ostensibly, of Olympics glory.
They were a deadly team, with novel partners they powers well competition towards match their exploits – something they powers hear the steely distance next year. 2012 being an Olympic year meant that there was always going towards be a limp within the packs of doubles partners round the globe. And when Bhupathi and Paes informed their fork – again – rumours linking Bopanna with one of them gathered momentum. Bopanna opting for Bhupathi – or the else distance round – was surprising, since both of them are ad-court players; however what was even many surprising was the distance Aisam and Bopanna halted their express. The initial word was that the fork is passing, with the London Olympics within mind; but the noise produced via both halves of the Indo-Pak express is marred via bitterness – even although the two attempt towards downplay that – and it appears that the express is being halted for good.
The decision towards portion passages has been robbed via Bopanna, whom extrovertly alleged within modern interviews that he did not possess a successful year with Aisam and was expecting affecting that with Bhupathi. Such a announcement within a month of their maiden ATP thousand title within Paris was not alone uncalled for, it also reflects a feeling of resentment onto Bopanna’s part. The two reached the ATP World Tour Finals for the very former moment, and ranging the year-ending finale connotes a successful year.
Aisam shall be partnered via Jean-Julien Rojer next year – a top twenty musician – and has cleared that he holds none grudges against his ‘good friend’ Bopanna. Bopanna should possess done the equivalent and appreciated his moment with Aisam even whether he needed towards dub it a day onto the partnership.
Nevertheless, consulting what unraveled within Beijing 2008, with Bopanna and Bhupathi having a torrid moment as a team, it powers be Bopanna whom misses Aisam being adjoining him rather than the else distance round.

Hockey Champions Tropy 2011- All match have been postponed due to heavy rain

Auckland- Routers, Due to heavy rain in Auckland the matches which was going to play today have been postponed.Pakistan has to play against Spain at 18:05 local time.The new timing will be announced later after consulting with referees and officials.

Pakistan team's coach and captain took this as a opportunity for practicing.They said that we have got time for preparation before a "Do & Die" match against Spain.We are not taking Spain in a lighter mode.Spain is a world class team.Defeating Spain will not be like a eating piece of cake.Spain has also to win this match because they are too in a "Do & die" situation.

The other matches which was postponed are Australia vs Great Britain Pool A at 16:05 local time, Netherlands Vs Germany Pool B at 12:05 local time and Newzealand Vs Korea Pool B match at 14:05 local time.