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Nigah Muhammad

Nigah Muhammad

Foreign cricketers express excitement being in Pakistan for PSL 7

Since its inception in 2016, the HBL Pakistan Super League has proved to be a brilliant platform for cricketers from around the world to ply their trade. The foreign contingent of cricketers in successive HBL PSL seasons have made no

Muhammad Rizwan vs Sarfraz Ahmed: Who will be the best wicket keeper of PSL 7?

History has shown that Pakistan has given countless talented wicket-keepers to the world of cricket and the world is still jealous of some of them. These players who have done a great job have not only proved how good they

Babar vs Shaheen: Will a fierce battle unfold in PSL 7?

Lahore and Karachi are considered old rivals in Pakistan cricket but HBL Pakistan Super League has added immensely to its appeal. This time the focus of this traditional rivalry will be on the captains of both teams. The match between

After T20 World Cup loss, what should be Pakistan’s future course of action?

Pakistan cricket team has been knocked out of the mega event after losing to Australia in the semi-final of the T20 World Cup2021. While the national cricket team set many new records in this series, however, there were also a

T20 World Cup: Is Pakistan prepared for semifinal against Australia?

Pakistan has been quick off the blocks in T20 World Cup 2021, winning all matches of their Super 12. Pakistan topped Group 2, meaning it will play Australia, which sealed its own spot by beating the West Indies on the

Muhammad Hafeez withdraws from Bangladesh tour to give youth a chance

LAHORE: Former captain Muhammad Hafeez has resigned from his tour of Bangladesh in order to give a chance to the youth. In the absence of star all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez of the national cricket team, it was decided to include Iftikhar

World Jiu-Jitsu Championship to kick off from Nov 3 in Abu Dhabi

KARACHI: Under the patronage of Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship (organized by the International Jiu-Jitsu Federation) will be launched by the United Arab Emirates from 3 to 11 November at Zayed Sports City.

West Indies women’s team to play three ODIs in Karachi

KARACHI: West Indies women’s cricket team will visit Pakistan to play three One-Day Internationals in November. Karachi’s iconic National Stadium will host the matches on 8, 11, and 14 November, following which both sides will travel to Zimbabwe for the

PAF fails to select candidates for Asian Archery Championship on merit

KARACHI: Pakistan Archery Federation (PAF) has unilaterally picked three Archers for the upcoming 22nd Asian Archery Championship 2021, without conducting open trials, it has been revealed. According to a notification issued by the federation, a copy of which is available

National T20 tournament set to commence tomorrow

LAHORE: The captains of the six participating teams of the National T20 have urged fans in Rawalpindi and Lahore to rally behind the tournament which showcases the best of Pakistan’s T20 talent. All 18 Pakistan players part of the T20

Who is Pakistan’s javelin throw finalist Arshad Nadeem?

Athlete Arshad Nadeem kept Pakistan’s hopes of its maiden medal at Tokyo Olympics alive after qualifying for the final of the javelin throw. Weightlifter Talha Talib had won the nation’s hearts by competing brilliantly even though he failed to secure

Pakistan’s ODI whitewashed: What went wrong?

Pakistan has faced an embarrassing defeat at the hands of England in the recently-concluded One-Day International (ODI) series. National cricket team captain Babar Azam and head coach Misbah-ul-Haq have also admitted that the embarrassing defeat cannot be defended in any

In pictures: Practice match between Multan Sultan and Quetta Gladiators

ABU DHABI: Before the start of the remaining matches of the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League, a practice match was held between the teams of Quetta Gladiators and Multan Sultan at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium.  After a tense

26 women cricketers invited for training camp in Multan

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board has invited 26 cricketers for a Women High Performance Camp in Multan. The 25-day camp will begin on May 29 and conclude on June 22 during which they will undergo skills and fitness training at the

PCB receives approval to host remaining PSL matches in Abu Dhabi

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed it has received approvals and exemptions from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government for the staging of the remaining 20 matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Abu Dhabi. The PCB will now

Pakistan U19 cricket team to tour Bangladesh next month

LAHORE: Pakistan U19 cricket team will tour Bangladesh next month to play a four-day match and five 50-over One Day International matches. As per the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2022 age criteria, players born or after 1 September 2002

PCB invites 25 players for month-long high performance camp

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board will hold a month-long camp for elite cricketers who are either not featuring in the ongoing Pakistan Super League 2021 or have recently lost their places in the national side. The camp will commence at

Islamabad United keen to make fresh start in PSL 2021

LAHORE: Islamabad United has been the most consistent side in the short history of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The 2020 edition was a rare blip on the radar when they finished last in the competition. The team management has

Pakistan confirms South Africa tour in April

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board announced the schedule of the series against South Africa in April during which Pakistan will play three ODI matches and four T20Is. Pakistan national cricket team will depart for Johannesburg on 26 March and will play

Pakistan, South Africa women’s T20 series to commence tomorrow

DURBAN: Pakistan women’s national cricket team will face South Africa in a three-match T20I series, which will be played at Kingsmead Cricket Stadium in Durban from Friday. This will be the national side’s first international T20I format assignment since the

Imran Farhat retires from cricket after 24-year career

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board has congratulated Imran Farhat on a successful 24-year-long career as the batsman retired from professional cricket on the completion of his side’s campaign in the Pakistan Cup tournament. The 38-year-old marked his debut in domestic cricket

Karachi Kings retain Babar Azam as PSL franchises release players’ list

LAHORE: The franchises of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) have announced the players who have been retained, traded and released ahead of the player’s draft for the next edition which will be held at the High-Performance Centre tomorrow. Defending champions

England women cricket team to make first-ever Pakistan tour in Oct

LAHORE: England women’s national cricket team will tour Pakistan in October along with their men’s side for two Twenty20 matches and three One-Day Internationals in Karachi. England women will play the two T20Is as double-headers alongside their men’s team on

Pakistan Cup to kick off in Karachi tomorrow

KARACHI: Following the completion of the action-packed Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, the focus has now shifted to the Pakistan Cup which commences on 8 January in Karachi. The 33-match tournament, to be played on double-league basis, will be staged at three Karachi

Chris Gayle, David Miller, Rashid Khan feature in PSL 2021 Platinum roster

LAHORE: Chris Gayle, Chris Lynn, Rashid Khan and Dale Steyn are some of the leading foreign players who have made themselves available for the sixth edition of Pakistan Super League.  The quartet is part of a 25-player Platinum roster of

Javeria Khan to lead women’s team on South Africa tour

LAHORE: Javeria Khan will take the captaincy responsibilities of the women’s cricket team in the absence of Bismah Maroof for the upcoming tour of South Africa. The national selection committee has announced a 17-player squad for ODI and T20I series

England to visit Pakistan for two T20 matches in October 2021

LAHORE: England has confirmed their first visit to Pakistan in 16 years and visit next year for two T20 matches.  England will arrive in Karachi on 12th October and will play two Twenty20 internationals in Karachi on 14th and 15th

Karachi Kings, Lahore Qalandars to face-off in PSL final tomorrow

KARACHI: An exhilarating final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is set to be held between the Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars at National Stadium tomorrow. This is the first time both teams have qualified for the final. The fifth

Pakistan announces 35-member squad for New Zealand tour

LAHORE: Pakistan has announced a 35-player squad for the upcoming tour of New Zealand. The players, along with 20-member players support personnel, will depart for Lincoln on 23rd November where they will spend the mandatory 14-day quarantine period. The national

Quaid-e-Azam Trophy to kick-off tomorrow in Karachi

KARACHI: After an action-packed National T20 Cup, the focus shifts to Karachi as it gears up to host the first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy from 25th October (tomorrow). The first three rounds will be played across three venues – National Stadium, NBP