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The team buses of the Pakistan and Zimbabwe teams flanked by policemen

Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Lahore

Transformer blast near Gaddafi stadium, say police

A loud noise halfway through the Pakistan innings, audible to those in the ground and even inside the enclosed press box, has been explained by the police as a transformer blast

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Ireland celebrate after qualifying for the 2014 World Twenty20

Women's cricket

Thailand to host ICC Women's T20 Qualifier

Thailand will host the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Qualifier from November 28 to December 5 later this year

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Elton Chigumbura celebrates his maiden ODI ton

Zimbabwe in Pakistan 2015

Chigumbura suspended for two ODIs

Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura has been suspended for two ODIs for maintaining a slow over-rate during the first ODI against Pakistan in Lahore

Shoaib Malik laces a drive through the covers

Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Lahore

Malik marks his return in style

"These are the performances that extend your career," Shoaib Malik said after scoring his eighth ODI hundred. "I needed that and it came with a lot of backing from the team management."

Pakistani security officers monitor the area around Gaddafi Cricket Stadium, Lahore, May 18, 2015

Zimbabwe in Pakistan 2015

We took defence officials' advice - ZC chief

Wilson Manase, the Zimbabwe Cricket chairman, has said the landmark decision to tour Pakistan was taken after he had spoken to the Zimbabwe's defence department and was told that it was all right to play in Pakistan