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Rorschach movie review: Revenge redefined with Mammootty v Grace Antony v Bindhu Panicker leading the charge
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Rorschach movie review: Revenge redefined with Mammootty v Grace Antony v Bindhu Panicker leading the charge

How do you punish a dead person who ruined your happiness? Rorschach challenges our notion of life itself with a tale of an unprecedented, seething desire for payback.

Afghan anger against Pakistan during Asia Cup is no exception but a global phenomenon
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Afghan anger against Pakistan during Asia Cup is no exception but a global phenomenon

The phenomenon is tragic for the civilised, educated and well-behaved Pakistani immigrants who themselves are a victim of their state’s misplaced priorities, but even that is a community which is fast depleting

Asia Cup 2022: Pakistan’s Asif Ali should be banned from the rest of the tournament, says former ACB CEO Shafiq Stanikza
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Asia Cup 2022: Pakistan’s Asif Ali should be banned from the rest of the tournament, says former ACB CEO Shafiq Stanikza

After picking up the crucial wicket, Fareed celebrated in an animated manner right in front of Asif, who in return pushed the bowler back and when countered again by the bowler, he almost hit him with the bat.

Watch: Heated altercation between Asif Ali and Fareed Ahmad in Pakistan vs Afghanistan
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Watch: Heated altercation between Asif Ali and Fareed Ahmad in Pakistan vs Afghanistan

Pakistan batsman Asif Ali was involved in a heated spat with Afghanistan's Fareed Ahmad during the two nations' during closely-contested Asia Cup 2022 Super Four match in Sharjah

Asia Cup 2022: Ahead of India clash, Pakistan batter Asif Ali says 'I hit 100-150 sixes daily’
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Asia Cup 2022: Ahead of India clash, Pakistan batter Asif Ali says 'I hit 100-150 sixes daily’

Pakistan’s hard-hitting batter Asif Ali claimed that he hits 100-150 sixes daily in order to prepare for the upcoming T20 Asia Cup.

Yoodlee Films announce their next Malayalam film Kaapa with Superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran
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Yoodlee Films announce their next Malayalam film Kaapa with Superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran

Shooting for the multi-starrer film Kaapa will began earlier this month, this is the first ever film that is backed by FEFKA Writers Union.

Mahaveeryar movie review: Faltering yet fun farce meets fantasy and time travel to indict judiciaries and despots
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Mahaveeryar movie review: Faltering yet fun farce meets fantasy and time travel to indict judiciaries and despots

In their third collaboration, Nivin Pauly and Abrid Shine stumble but make an important point about present-day India.

First Take | When there’s nowhere to run to
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First Take | When there’s nowhere to run to

While most often a collective crisis brings out the compassionate side of the human personality, it can also unleash the beast in the individual, as we get to see in Jis Joy’s Malayalam whammy Innale Vare.

Innale Vare movie review: There’s more to this thriller than appearances suggest 
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Innale Vare movie review: There’s more to this thriller than appearances suggest 

Innale Vare’s cleverest trick is that in places it makes a concerted effort to lull the viewer into assuming it has played all its aces, although the next one is right up its sleeve.

Kuttavum Shikshayum movie review: Tension-ridden, unconventional police procedural cum travelogue 
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Kuttavum Shikshayum movie review: Tension-ridden, unconventional police procedural cum travelogue 

Kuttavum Shikshayum is an unusual film within the universe of police procedurals, led by Rajeev Ravi's purposeful storytelling

T20 World Cup 2021: Afghanistan beat Namibia as Asghar Afghan calls time on international career
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T20 World Cup 2021: Afghanistan beat Namibia as Asghar Afghan calls time on international career

Asghar made 31 off 23 balls in his last international appearance, which lifted Afghanistan to 160-5 after captain Mohammad Nabi won the toss and opted to bat in the Group 2 game.

T20 World Cup 2021: Never bothered about criticism, always focused on my batting, says Asif Ali
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T20 World Cup 2021: Never bothered about criticism, always focused on my batting, says Asif Ali

The 30-year-old's selection for the T20 World Cup squad had caused an uproar in Pakistani media, with many terming his inclusion as "flawed".

T20 World Cup 2021: We knew Asif Ali would deliver when needed, says Pakistan skipper Babar Azam
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T20 World Cup 2021: We knew Asif Ali would deliver when needed, says Pakistan skipper Babar Azam

Chasing 148, Azam scored a composed 51 but he was out in 17th over. With 24 required off last 12 balls, Asif Ali slammed four sixes in penultimate over to take Pakistan home.

T20 World Cup 2021: Babar Azam, Asif Ali's batting heroics see Pakistan outplay Afghanistan, inch closer to semis
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T20 World Cup 2021: Babar Azam, Asif Ali's batting heroics see Pakistan outplay Afghanistan, inch closer to semis

World's top leg-spinner Rashid Khan carried Afghanistan's hopes but by the time he came to bowl Pakistan had put 72 runs on board in 10 overs.

T20 World Cup 2021: Haris Rauf's four-wicket haul powers Pakistan to five-wicket win over New Zealand
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T20 World Cup 2021: Haris Rauf's four-wicket haul powers Pakistan to five-wicket win over New Zealand

Most of the top-order batters, except for opener Mohammad Rizwan (33), struggled but the experienced Malik (26 not out off 20 balls) and number seven Ali (27 not out off 12) flourished towards the end with a 48-run partnership for the sixth wicket to take Pakistan home with eight balls to spare.

Fakhar Zaman, Sarfaraz Ahmed left out of Pakistan's 15-member squad for T20 World Cup
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Fakhar Zaman, Sarfaraz Ahmed left out of Pakistan's 15-member squad for T20 World Cup

Since Misbah-ul-Haq took over as head coach in September 2019, Pakistan have tried 17 different players in the middle order but none of them succeeded.

Pakistan vs South Africa, Highlights, 3rd T20I at Lahore: Hosts win by four wickets to seal series
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Pakistan vs South Africa, Highlights, 3rd T20I at Lahore: Hosts win by four wickets to seal series

Follow live score and commentary from Day 3 of the third T20I between Pakistan and South Africa.

CPL 2020: Shimron Hetmyer, Kemo Paul star in Guyana's win, Jamaica beat St Lucia
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CPL 2020: Shimron Hetmyer, Kemo Paul star in Guyana's win, Jamaica beat St Lucia

Hetmyer smacked three sixes and eight fours in his entertaining knock, helping his side chase down a modest target of 128.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez recalled to hosts' 15-member squad for T20I series
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Pakistan vs Bangladesh: Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez recalled to hosts' 15-member squad for T20I series

The national selection committee, headed by head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq, dropped experienced pacers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Aamir from the Bangladesh series.