PSL 6: Rumman Raees joins Islamabad United as bowling consultant

KARACHI: Two-time Pakistan Super League (PSL) champions Islamabad United has appointed fast bowler Rumman Raees as their bowling consultant ahead of the sixth edition of the tournament. According to a statement issued today (Thursday), the left-arm pacer has played for

Sports broadcasters secure rights of Pakistani cricket till 2023

LAHORE: The resumption of cricket in Pakistan has attracted sports broadcasters across the globe to partner with the Pakistan Cricket Board and secure media rights for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and all bilateral international matches till 2023. After premier

Former cricketers await start of Pakistan-South Africa Test series

KARACHI: The historic National Stadium in Karachi will host the first Pakistan-South Africa Test on Pakistani soil in more than 13 years when play begins on Tuesday, 26th January. The National Stadium Karachi is considered Pakistan’s fortress of Test cricket

Du Plessis looking forward to his first Test on Pakistani soil

KARACHI: South African cricketer Faf du Plessis will be playing his first Test match in Pakistan when the two-Test series starts on 26 January at the National Stadium in Karachi. Du Plessis arrived in Pakistan for the third time in

Pakistan to introduce ‘buggy cam’ for first time during South Africa series

Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to introduce Buggy Camera System known as ‘Buggy Cam’ for the first time in Pakistan during the upcoming series against South Africa to enhance the quality of live-action. The International Cricket Council

Babar Azam drops to sixth place in ICC Test rankings

LAHORE: Pakistan captain Babar Azam has dropped to sixth position after missing the recent New Zealand tour, in the latest ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings. England captain Joe Root and India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant have made considerable gains after their

T20: South Africa rest top players for three-match against Pakistan

CAPE TOWN: South African cricket authorities have chosen a much-changed squad for their three-match Twenty20 series in Pakistan to allow members of the Test side to prepare for a home series against Australia that is scheduled to begin in April

‘It was scary’: Sania Mirza shares experience after recovering from COVID-19

NEW DELHI: Famous Tennis star, Sania Mirza has revealed that she had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month but has recovered since then.  The six-time Grand Slam winner put up an emotional post on Instagram and said she had contracted COVID-19. However, she

10 new cricket grounds to be constructed in Pakistan

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam, has announced to build ten cricket grounds across the country. Under the initiative of Clean Green Pakistan, ten cricket grounds will be built. While inaugurating a cricket stadium

India win Gabba thriller against Australia, claim series 2-1

BRISBANE: Injury-ravaged India pulled off one of the greatest fourth innings chases in the history of Test cricket to win the Border-Gavaskar Trophy on Tuesday at the Gabba in Brisbane. India chased 328 to beat the home team by three

Pakistan cricket team to arrive in Karachi via chartered flight

LAHORE: Pakistan men’s cricket team and player support personnel will arrive in Karachi on Tuesday via a chartered flight. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in a statement said the steps are being taken to ensure the health and safety of the

Footballer Mesut Ozil leaves Arsenal for Turkey’s Fenerbahce

ISTANBUL: Mesut Ozil has confirmed leaving Arsenal for Turkish side Fenerbahce, saying he was “very excited” to join a team he always supported and that he was in good physical condition despite missing nearly a year of football. The German

Australian Cricketer Aaron Summers stuns in traditional Sindhi attire

Australian pacer Aaron Summers, who is currently playing for Southern Punjab in Pakistan Cup has been spotted wearing traditional Sindhi attire. Summers became the first Australian to take part in domestic cricket in Pakistan. The 24-year-old cricketer was recently spotted

‘No vision at all’: Inzamam criticises Pakistan’s Test squad selection

LAHORE: Former Pakistan cricket skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has expressed dissatisfaction with the selection of the Test squad for the two-match series against South Africa, saying that the selection was carried out with “no vision at all.” On his YouTube channel, the

South Africa’s Indian performance analyst denied visa for Pakistan

KARACHI: South Africa national cricket team has suffered a setback as its performance analyst Prasanna Agoram, which hails from India, was denied permission to travel to the country due to ‘security protocols’, according to Indian media. According to details, Prasanna

South Africa’s cricket team test negative for COVID-19 upon arrival in Karachi

KARACHI: Members of South Africa’s cricket team have tested negative for the novel COVID-19  in the first round of testing conducting upon their arrival in the metropolis on Sunday. According to Cricket South Africa, “The Proteas Test squad has arrived

Nepali climbers break record to reach K2’s summit in winter

ISLAMABAD: A team of Nepalese climbers on Saturday broke the previous record during winters of climbing as high as 26,000 feet while attempting to scale K2, according to a trekking company leading one of the expeditions. According to the Alpine

‘Relief’: UFC allows marijuana consumption following policy change

NEW YORK: The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has ‘essentially’ struck marijuana as a punishable offense in its anti-doping policy, the promotion and anti-doping partner (USADA) announced. UFC fighters who use marijuana now can rest a little more easily under the

Clean water projects to be introduced in twin cities soon: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan has said that a clean water project will be brought in the twin cities soon. Talking to the media, Ghulam Sarwar Khan said that there was a shortage of clean water in the twin

South African cricket team arrives in Pakistan after 14 years

KARACHI: The South African cricket team has arrived in Pakistan today after almost 14 years. The South African cricket team, which arrives in Karachi today, will play two Tests and three T20I matches against Pakistan. The team is led by

Never had any relation with Babar Azam, says Hamiza Mukhtar

LAHORE: Hamiza Mukhtar, who accused Pakistan’s national team captain Babar Azam of sexual abuse, has withdrawn her appeal, saying that she neither has nor had any relation with the Babar Azam. In a video, the woman can be seen signing

E-sports will be a new sensation in Pakistan: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has expressed that e-sports will be a new sensation in Pakistan and the region. While revealing an exciting framework to regulate e-sports is in the offing, the minister hoped, “kids out

Pakistan name nine uncapped players for South Arica Test series

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has named a 20-member squad, including nine uncapped players, for the two-Test series against South Africa, scheduled to begin on 26 January. According to an official statement issued today (Thursday), the players will enter

Amir, coaches’ dispute continuation of tradition: Shahid Afridi

LAHORE: Pakistan’s legendary former all-rounder Shahid Afridi today (Friday) has termed the ongoing differences between fast-bowler Mohammad Amir and bowling coach Waqar Younis as a continuation of a tradition in Pakistan cricket. The all-rounder, speaking to media personnel at the

Pakistan to announce 20-member squad for South Africa series today

KARACHI: A 20-member squad of Pakistan for the upcoming Test series against South Africa will be announced today. Pakistan cricket team’s Chief Selector Mohammad Waseem will announce the team squad. Pakistan and South Africa will play two test matches and

Have no problem with security in Pakistan, it’s safe to travel: Mark Boucher

JOHANNESBURG: The head coach of the South African cricket team has declared Pakistan safe to visit and playing cricket there. Head Mark Boucher expressed relief and said our experts have declared the situation safe for the team. “We have no

‘Learn how to coach’: Muhammad Amir tells Misbah, Waqar

LAHORE: Pakistan’s former pacer Mohammad Amir took a dig at the duo and questioned the way they handled the players as far as coaching is concerned. “Waqar Younis is a legend while Misbahul Haq was a great captain but coaching

It’s incredible how woman’s body transforms during pregnancy: Hasan Ali

LAHORE: Cricketer Hassan Ali and wife Samiyah Khan recently revealed that they are expecting their first child. “A change is going to happen in our life but it’s incredible to see how a woman’s body goes through transformations during pregnancy,”

Lahore police directed to register FIR against Babar Azam

LAHORE: An additional district and sessions’ judge on Thursday has directed Lahore police to register a First Information Report (FIR) against national cricket team captain Babar Azam on a woman’s plea for fornicating with her on promises of marriage. According

Kamran Akmal gives major fitness goals in a workout video

LAHORE: Wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal has recently posted his workout video and the internet where he mentioned he practices at least three hours a day before working out in the gym. The cricketer posted a video of his tough workout on