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Sri Lanka cricket team arrives in Pakistan for ODI matches

KARACHI: Sri Lanka’s national cricket team arrived in Pakistan to play for the upcoming matches between the two countries. The three ODI matches will be played in Karachi. They will then travel to Lahore to play the same number of

Sri Lanka cricket team departs for Pakistan tour

KARACHI: The Sri Lanka team has left for Pakistan on Tuesday for their upcoming three-match ODI series against Pakistan starting from Friday. Sri Lanka will play a three-match ODI series in Karachi and three T20Is in Lahore. Security has been

ICC names match officials for Pakistan-Sri Lanka series

LAHORE: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has named its match representatives  for Pakistan’s home series against Sri Lanka commencing from Oct 27 in Karachi with the first of the three One-day Internationals before the teams race for the trophy. The

Pakistan secures 7th position in Asian Volleyball Championship

LAHORE: Pakistan Volleyball Federation announced the results of Asian Senior Volleyball Championship team in Tehran on Sunday that the Greens defeated its rival Indian team by 3-2 to claim 7th position on Saturday. According the results point divison was  25-23,

Pakistan announces 16-member squad for Sri Lanka series

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 16-member squad for one-day matches series against Sri Lanka. According to the press release of PCB, the series will take place in Karachi from 27 September to 2 October. The squad for

We have the green light from defence ministry: SL cricket board

COLOMBO: Secretary of Sri Lanka’s cricket Board Mohan de Silva said that the team has received the green light from the defense ministry to leave for Pakistan on Tuesday. Sri Lanka’s cricket board has stated on Tuesday that they have

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) tears apart Real Madrid with 3-0

Paris: Real Madrid was humiliated on the ground when its former player Angel Di Maria scored twice against the former club on Wednesday.  Angel Di Maria, the former Real Madrid player, was hailed as “exceptional” when he goaled twice against

Shahid Afridi lauds Virat Kohli over his performance in three formats

LAHORE: Former captain of Pakistan’s cricket team, Shahid Afridi has congratulated Indian cricketer Virat Kohli over his excellent performance in several games. Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi on Wednesday has tweeted that Virat Kohli is a great player and Afridi wishes

No more unhealthy food, says Misbah to team

KARACHI: Head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has told players that unhealthy food would be no longer served on the menu. The decision was taken in order to make the players maintain their fitness. A spokesperson for the catering company which prepares meals

Misbah announces names of players for Pak vs SL ODI series

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket team’s newly selected Coach and Chief Selector Misbah ul Haq has announced the names of 20 probable players for the training camp. Pakistan’s cricket team will play against Sri Lanka on September 27. The training will start

ODIs should be top priority of players: Miandad

ISLAMABAD: Javed Miandad has asked Sri Lankan Cricket Board to penalize the players who have prioritized foreign T20 leagues over international matches. Javed Miandad, former Captain of Pakistan’s cricket team, has said during an interview with APP that it would

Pakistani boxer knocks out Filipino contender in a minute

DUBAI: Pakistani Boxer Muhammad Waseem wins the match against his Filipino opponent, Conrado Tanamor during his short 52.5 kg fight on Friday night. Muhammad Waseem has been out of the ring for the past couple of months, he was training

Islamabad to host Davis Cup series between Pak-India: ITF

ISLAMABAD: The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has kept Islamabad as the venue for the rescheduled Davis Cup series between India and Pakistan. In a statement regarding the Asia/Oceania Group, I tie between Pakistan and India said, the ITF said, “The

Abdul Qadir’s son to play for Australian PM’s XI

Canberra: Usman Qadir, legendary Pakistani cricketer Abdul Qadir’s son, has been selected to play in Australia Prime Minister’s XI against South Africa in Canberra. Abdul Qadir, the father of 25 years old, took 236 wickets in 67 Tests from 1977

New cricket structure will increase competition: Sarfaraz

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket team’s captain Sarfaraz Ahmed on Friday appreciated Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)s effort in introducing new domestic structure. Pakistani cricket team’s captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed was addressing the media at National Stadium in Karachi. he said, “the new structure

Humaira Farah: Pakistan’s first female umpire

LAHORE: The PCB website on Wednesday featured the achievements of Humaira Farah, Pakistan’s first female umpire, in an article which also included a brief interview with the female match official. The article stated that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has

Intel Corp reveals to use AI based products in 2020 Olympic Games

TOKYO: American tech giant Intel Corp has recently announced to unveil new technology to broadcast and measure the performance of players during the 2020 Olympic Games scheduled in Tokyo. The company announced that the 3D tracking system uses cell phone

Afridi to attend PM’s Jalsa in Muzaffarabad

KARACHI: Cricketer Shahid Afridi has urged people to join the gathering of Prime Minister Imran Khan in Muzaffarabad to raise voice for Kashmiris. Shahid Afridi posted on Twitter, he said that he would be in Muazzarabad to express solidarity with

Pakistan to play hockey for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

LAUSANNE: Pakistan after being paired with Netherlands will play in the hockey qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Pakistan stands at 17th in the rankings while the Netherlands is 3rd.  Three-time Olympic champions Pakistan will instead take on the Netherlands, the

India threatening Sri Lanka not to play in Pakistan: Fawad Chaudhary

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhary on Tuesday has said India is using cheap tactics. He further claimed that India has threatened Sri Lankan players over not to play in Pakistan. In his tweet, Chaudhry said, according

Misbah is a safe and sensible asset: Ramiz Raja

Karachi: Ramiz Raja has urged Pakistan to embrace an aggressive approach. While commenting, he termed Mishbah ul Haq as a “safe and sensible asset of the Pakistani cricket team.” In an exclusive interview with the Dawn news, Ramiz Raja has

Man in Rawalpindi sets family ablaze

RAWALPINDI: A man allegedly set his wife and children on fire last night. The woman and her children received burn injuries and they were shifted to the Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi. The accused, Kamran Sabazwari, managed to escape from

Nadal beats Medvedev to win US Open Final

New York: Rafael Nadal wins the US Open final. Opponent Daniil Medvedev gave a tough time to the legendary player. “It means a lot to me to have this trophy in my hands. I resisted well during the last three

Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan becomes youngest captain at 20

KABUL:  Rashid Khan, Afghan spinner on Thursday became the youngest player ever to captain a test team when he led his side in their one-off match against Bangladesh in Chattogram. Rashid, aged 20 years and 350 days when he walked

Pakistan qualifies for SAARC Snooker Championship’s final

DHAKA: Player Mohammad Bilal and Asjad Iqbal will square off in the final of first South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Snooker Championship 2019 today. The match will be played in Dhaka. The Pakistani players outperformed the Indian competitors

Misbah declared as PCB’s most expensive coaches

LAHORE: Newly elected head coach of the national team, Misbah-ul-Haq, has been declared the most expensive coaches of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). According to sources, Misbah-ul-Haq will be given the same amount of salary and other facilities as former

Misbah becomes team’s head coach & chief selector

LAHORE: The cricket coach and former cricketer, Misbah ul Haq has been appointed the head coach and chairman of selectors of Pakistan on Wednesday. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Misbah has been appointed for a three-year term and will also

Boxer Amir Khan visits LoC for solidarity with IOK

ISLAMABAD: British Pakistani boxer Amir Khan on Tuesday visited the Line of Control (LoC) as part of a humanitarian programme to express solidarity with Kashmiris. The boxer voiced concerns against the violence being carried out by Indian forces in Kashmir.

Shoaib & Sania host dinner for newly wed Hasan Ali

DUBAI: Sports celebrity couple Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza hosted a dinner for newlywed cricketer Hasan Ali and his wife Samiya Arzoo. Both Shoaib and Sania hosted the party at their residence in Dubai. Hasan Ali  shared a picture of

PCB invites 12 upcoming cricketers at NCA

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board has invited twelve cricketers to the National Cricket Academy for a high-performance camp. PCB Director Academies, Mudassar Nazar said, “The aim of this camp is to prepare a backup for the current squad. PCB will try