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Shoaib Akhtar appointed PCB's brand ambassador - SAMAA TV News Pakistan

Najam Sethi (@najamsethi) February 16, 2018. “Rawalpindi Express” Shoaib Akhtar frequently appears on television channels to express his views regarding the situation of Pakistan cricket. Being the fastest bowler in the world, Akhtar has bagged 178 ...

Wani belts third consecutive ton - Saudi Gazette

King Lions XI, batting first, recorded 190-8. Kazi Mamun added 53 and Shoaib 40. Shameem Chalil picked up 3 wickets and Zaid 2. TBCC won the match in 18.2 overs. Cheriyan Thomas added 61. Thales CC downed Pakhtunkhawa Gladiators by 2 wickets ...

Robo 3D partners with Chinese distributor to launch Asian expansion spree - Small Caps

In an update to shareholders, Robo 3D said it has agreed its latest distribution partnership for expansion of its products into China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia via a partnership with Xi'an Elite Robotics Co. Ltd, a leading distributor of high ...

Tools of the trade war: Trump's tariffs may hurt his Asian allies, along with the US - South China Morning Post

Should China label Donald Trump's America a currency manipulator? It's doubtful that President Xi Jinping would call Washington on its devaluation gambit. Beijing has ample ammunition, though, to yell hypocrisy with the dollar down about 10 per cent in ...

Differences between Trump's doctrine and Xi's thought: China Daily columnist - The Straits Times

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - United States President Donald Trump stated in his keynote address at the closing session of the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January that his "America First" strategy did not mean ...

Xi wants 'new level' of China-Britain trade ties - The Straits Times

BEIJING • Chinese President Xi Jinping has told British Prime Minister Theresa May that their countries should take trade ties to "a new level" as London scouts the globe for fresh partnerships after its contentious exit from the European Union ...

Xi Jinping wants 'new level' of China-Britain ties as Theresa May visits - The Straits Times

BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday (Feb 1) that their countries should take trade ties to "a new level" as London scouts the globe for fresh partnerships after its contentious European Union ...

RCA's SAIB tourney in final stage - Saudi Gazette

In Hayer League, Swat Tigers thrashed Asia XI by 8 wickets in a one-sided affair. Asia XI was restricted to 164. Swat Tigers won the match in 13.3 overs. Israr Ahmed contributed 64. Man of the Match: Israr Ahmed. Thales beat Green Bangla by 45 runs in ...

The worrying buildup of a personality cult around Xi: The Yomiuri Shimbun - The Straits Times

TOKYO (THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Communist Party of China has decided on a plan to write Chinese President Xi Jinping's guidance doctrine, formally known as "Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era ...

Asia under Trump: How the US is losing the region to China - CNN Philippines

Meanwhile, a number of simmering flashpoints across the region could test the U.S.' commitment to its allies, and Masuo said China is likely to use those points of tension to prove its regional supremacy. "It's the 100th anniversary of the Chinese ...

Xi Jinping seeks to tame China's wild property market with rental push - The Straits Times

"China's property market is on the brink of tremendous change," said Mr Shen Jianguang, chief Asia economist at Mizuho Securities Asia in Hong Kong. "The push for rental properties shows a new model is starting to emerge." Mr Xi is leveraging his ...

Pak Shaheen RCA's 40-over champ - Saudi Gazette

Pak Shaheen started the chase in style with openers Abdul Waheed and Usman Manzoor playing strokes all over the park. Abdul Waheed blasted yet another century and eventually got out on 141 off just 75 balls. Usman Manzoor hit 79 off 50 balls. Later ...

The Cricket Lounge's Dream Asia XI For Test Cricket - The Cricket Lounge

Test cricket is still the most challenging format of cricket and still a dream of many cricketers who have made their mark in the limited overs format. It is the real test of character hence, a team will only need the best characters to represent it ...

In the economic power struggle for Asia, Trump and Xi Jinping are switching policies - Hong Kong Free Press

Donald Trump is flexing the United States' economic muscle in East Asia by introducing a web of new-generation bilateral trade deals to contain China's challenge. But Beijing is fighting back by political means. A closer look at the US president's 2017 ...

Keen contests shape SAIB Cup last eight teams - Saudi Gazette

Hamza scored 45, Sohail 43 and Adnan 41. Tahir took 2 wickets. Sialkot XI thrashed PPF CC by 8 wickets. PPF CC made 89. Kashif added 28. Nadeem Arif took 6 wickets and Amjad Ali 2. Sialkot XI won in 6 overs. Nadeem Arif made 62 n.o. In the ...

Xi Jinping's bookshelf offers a glimpse into China's goal of becoming AI powerhouse - The Straits Times

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - When Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered his New Year speech on the last day of 2017 in his office through a video, two books on the bookshelf behind him drew public attention from both home and abroad. The ...

Asia Briefs: Xi's horse from Macron in quarantine - The Straits Times

BEIJING • The horse given by French President Emmanuel Macron to Chinese President Xi Jinping is now under a 30-day quarantine, after which it will be sent to a ranch, according to the Beijing inspection and quarantine authority. The eight-year-old ...

France's gift horse to Xi passes inspection, now in 30-day quarantine - The Straits Times

BEIJING (THE CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The horse given by French President Emmanuel Macron to President Xi Jinping is now in a 30-day quarantine, after which it will be sent to a horse ranch, according to the Beijing inspection and quarantine ...

Exciting ties in RCA's SAIB Tournament 9th round - Saudi Gazette

Asia XI beat Pakhtunkhawa Gladiators by 61 runs. Asia XI posted 211/8. Babu hit 66 and Rashid 38. Iftikhar picked 5 wickets and Kifayat 2. Gladiators were restricted to 150. Waseem scored 37 and Iftikhar 35. Rashid picked up 3 wickets while Babu ...

China's foreign policy more proactive under Xi: Expert - The Straits Times

Mr Xi launched the BRI in 2013, a massive infrastructure project aimed at connecting China by land and sea to South-east Asia, Pakistan and Central Asia, as well as Middle East, Europe and Africa. The plan, while aimed at boosting trade, is also widely ...

A One Day International, or an ODI, is an international cricket match between two representative teams, each having ODI status, as determined by the International Cricket Council. An ODI differs from Test matches in that the number of overs per team is limited, and that each team has only one innings.

Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene holds the record for the most runs for the Asian XI

A One Day International, or an ODI, is an international cricket match between two representative teams, each having ODI status, as determined by the International Cricket Council. An ODI differs from Test matches in that the number of overs per team is limited, and that each team has only one innings.

The ACC Asian XI was a team named for the 2005 World Cricket Tsunami Appeal, a one-off match designed to raise funds for charities following the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and resulting tsunami. It also competes in a regular Afro-Asia Cup against an African XI, which was designed as a fund-raiser for the African Cricket Association and the Asian Cricket Council. The Afro-Asian Cup debuted in 2005 and the second tournament was played in 2007.

The rules of ODIs have changed since the first Afro-Asia Cup. During the tournament, the ICC experimented with a rule called supersub – where the twelfth man would be allowed to take to the field in the place of one of the players and would be allowed to bat and/or bowl in his place, gaining a full cap in the process. As a result this meant there were generally 12 capped players per match instead of the regular 11, even though a player may have not participated in either batting or bowling in a match. For example, Muttiah Muralitharan bowled during the first innings of the first ODI, but was replaced by Mohammad Ashraful who batted in his place: both players are listed as having a full cap. These rules were not in place for the World Cricket Tsunami Appeal match or the 2007 Afro-Asia Cup.

Of their 7 matches played, the Asian XI have won 4 of them. Their first match resulted in a heavy 112 run loss to the World XI in the Tsunami Appeal match, and they went on to lose the opening match of the 2005 Afro-Asian Cup by two runs to the African XI. They bounced back and won the next match, however, including half centuries for each of the Sri Lankan pair Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene. During the deciding match, the Asian XI bowled the African XI out for 106, but soon after starting their batting performance rain fell and the game was called off: the trophy was shared.

In the 2007 competition, the Asian XI recorded a 3–0 whitewash of the Africans – winning the first two matches by 34 and 31 runs (respectively), the latter helped by Dilhara Fernando recording ODI career best bowling figures of 4/36. In the final match, the Asians fell to 72/5, but following centuries from Mahela Jayawardene (107) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (139*) – the latter being the highest individual score ever recorded in an Afro-Asia Cup match – they posted a score of 331/8. Despite half-centuries from three of the African batsmen, however, the Asian XI won by 13 runs.

Mahela Jayawardene is the highest run-scorer of the Asian XI in the Afro-Asia Cup, with two half-centuries and a century to his name, second to Shaun Pollock, and was named Man of the Series for the 2007 competition. Zaheer Khan tops the list for most wickets with 11.

The list is arranged in the order in which each player won his first ODI cap for the Asian XI (as opposed to their national team). Where more than one player won his first ODI cap in the same match, those players are listed alphabetically by their last name. All players have represented their respective member teams of the ICC, but only the records of their games for the ACC Asian XI are given.