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England’s Saqib Mahmood leaves PSL to make national debut

LONDON: England fast bowler Saqib Mahmood has left the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 7 midway to make his national team debut for the West Indies. The 24-year-old left for England on Wednesday night to prepare for the Test series

Australia replaces injured Michael Neser for Pakistan tour

MELBOURNE: An injury to Michael Neser has forced Australia to make a change to their fast bowling stocks for their upcoming tour of Pakistan and called up uncapped paceman Mark Steketee. Neser, who made his Test debut during the recent

Karachi Kings suffer another defeat as Sultans win by 7 wickets

LAHORE: Karachi Kings faced yet another defeat as Multan Sultan defeat them by seven wickets in the 23rd match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 7 at Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday. Multan Sultans managed to chase the target with

Asif Ali to captain Islamabad United after Shadab’s injury

LAHORE: Asif Ali will captain Islamabad United during the match against Peshawar Zalmi on Thursday in the absence of Shadab Khan who suffered an injury. “Aasif Ali will be officially captaining Islamabad United for the 1st time in PSL in

Ben Cutting, Sohail Tanvir fined for ‘obscene gesture’ in PSL match

LAHORE: Ben Cutting of Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators bowler Sohail Tanvir have both been fined for violating the code of conduct in the Pakistan Super League 2022. Both have been fined 15 percent of their match fees for breaching

Multan Sultans player Sohaib Maqsood blessed with daughter

LAHORE: Sohaib Maqsood, who plays for Multan Sultans in HBL PSL 7, has become a father of a baby girl and requested prayers from cricket fans. In his message on social networking site Twitter, cricketer Sohaib Maqsood said that Allah

PSL7: Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators call for new players

KARACHI: Quetta Gladiators and Islamabad United got new players in Pakistan Super League 7 as alternatives after approval from Pakistan Cricket Board.  The changes were made mainly after the Afghan players had to withdraw from the PSL for the national

Shahid Afridi decides to withdraw from PSL 7

LAHORE: Quetta Gladiators’ all-rounder Shahid Afridi has announced that he will not be participating further in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) season seven. Afridi’s announcement came hours after he featured in Quetta’s win against Islamabad United. The 41-year-old said

Shaheen Afridi determined to play against Australia

LAHORE: Shaheen Shah Afridi, who is leading the Lahore Qalandars in their quest for their first Pakistan Super League title, has set his sights on Australia’s all-format tour of Pakistan. Australia will be touring Pakistan for the first time in

Shadab Khan becomes top wicket-taking spinner in PSL

LAHORE: Islamabad United’s captain Shadab Khan has become the leading wicket taking spinner in the history of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).  Shadab reached this milestone in the 14th over of Quetta Gladiators innings on Saturday when he clinched the

Team management not worried about Virat Kohli’s form: Rohit Sharma

NEW DELHI: India national team captain Rohit Sharma has dismissed concerns about top order batsman Virat Kohli’s form in the recent series against West Indies, saying that the team management was not worried about his form. While India completed a

Shaheen Afridi, Fakhar Zaman win ESPNcricinfo awards

LAHORE: Pakistan left-handed pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi and batter Fakhar Zaman have won batting and bowling honours in the ESPNcricinfo Awards. According to a statement, the ESPNcricinfo Awards have recognized outstanding individual batting and bowling performances in the sport over

Pakistani team arrives in New Zealand for Women’s World Cup

KARACHI: Pakistan national women’s team has reached New Zealand to participate in the ICC Women’s World Cup Cricket, starting from March 4. The team left during the wee hours of Wednesday morning from Karachi. The team will reach Auckland first

Shaun Tait delighted to be appointed as Pakistan’s bowling coach

MELBOURNE: Former Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait is delighted at being appointed Pakistan’s bowling coach and said that he is excited to be associated with the Pakistani cricket team. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed Shaun Tait as the fast

England drop Anderson, Stuart Broad for West Indies tour

LONDON: England’s all-time leading Test wicket-takers James Anderson and Stuart Broad were the highest-profile omissions to the squad for the three-test tour of West Indies next month. Fast bowlers Anderson and Broad were left out of the 16-man squad by

Shoaib Akhtar joins TikTok with a ‘thoughtful’ message

LAHORE: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has joined TikTok, a popular online video sharing application, with a thoughtful message. The Rawalpindi Express took to his official Twitter account to introduce his TikTok account to his fans. “Finally, I am on

Wasim Akram, Alan Border and Atherton discuss Australia’s tour of Pakistan

LAHORE: Australia’s Allan Border, Wasim Akram of Pakistan and England’s Michael Atherton – three legends of the game from three different continents – discussed Australia’s first tour of Pakistan in 24 years. In a podcast, the three celebrated cricketers have

Australia announces Test squad for Pakistan tour

MELBOURNE: Australia will have a full-strength group to choose from in the upcoming Test series against Pakistan after selectors named their 18-player squad for the three-match series. The series will be the first time in 24 years the two nations

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first ever to reach 400m Instagram followers

MADRID: Portuguese star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first person in the world to reach 400 million followers on Instagram. Even before surpassing 400 million, the Manchester United footballer was still the most followed celebrity on Instagram with a

Chinese tennis player Peng denies making sexual assault accusation

BEIJING: Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has once again denied she ever accused anyone of sexual assault, adding that she herself had deleted her social media post in November that appeared to make such a claim. The well-being of Peng,

Former NZ cricketer Cairns diagnosed with bowel cancer

CANBERRA: Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns said that he has been diagnosed with bowel cancer, five months after suffering a spinal stroke following emergency heart surgery. The 51-year-old had undergone life-saving treatment for a torn artery and suffered a

Multan’s Tim David scores joint second-fastest fifty of PSL history

KARACHI: Multan Sultan’s Tim David has taken the cricketing world by storm as he smacked second joint-fastest fifty of Pakistan Super League (PSL) history. Tim has been in a scintillating form in this year’s PSL, and in today’s clash as

Justin Langer resigns as Australian cricket coach

SYDNEY: Australian men’s cricket coach Justin Langer announced his surprise resignation Saturday, just weeks after trouncing archrivals England in a lopsided Ashes series and months after winning the T20 World Cup. The 51-year-old walked away from the top management job

Hilarious Shahid Afridi-Azam Khan memes take internet by storm

KARACHI: A storm of memes erupted on social media after Azam Khan defeated Shahid Afridi during the Pakistan Super League 7 match. While social media users were happy with Azam Khan’s brilliant batsman, they also mocked Moin Khan. A social

PSL 7: Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi to play in Karachi today

Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi will compete in the seventh edition of the Pakistan Super League today at Karachi. Both teams will be in action at 7 p.m. Fans are anxious for a nerve-wracking confrontation and claims are being made

PCB bans Mohammad Hasnain from bowling due to illegal action

KARACHI: Cricket Australia (CA) has declared the bowling action of Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Hasnain, banning the young bowler till the action is taken. Cricket Australia has released a test report of Muhammad Hasnain’s bowling action in which the action of

PSL 7: Rashid Khan asks fan to name his ‘unique’ shot against Peshawar

KARACHI: There is no doubt that Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan is a high-class bowler, especially in the T20 format. Rashid is well-known for trapping batters with his remarkable spin bowling and spectacular variations. Apart from his top-class spin display, the Afghanistan

Sana Mir’s unique style becomes viral during PSL 7 match

KARACHI: Former national women’s team captain Sana Mir’s beauty is being discussed during the 7th edition of the Pakistan Super League held at National Stadium. Former all-rounder Sana Mir has been serving as a commentator since her retirement from the

Man Utd’s Mason Greenwood released on bail after arrest

LONDON: Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood has been released on bail after being questioned over the alleged rape and assault of a young woman, police said on Wednesday. The 20-year-old was arrested on Sunday after images and videos were posted

Meet Wasif Ghafoor – the viral PSL dancer

KARACHI: The video of a spectator, Wasif Ghafoor, went viral on social media who was dancing to the PSL 7 official anthem ‘Agay Dekh’ during an Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi match at the National Stadium Karachi. The video was