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Younis Khan quits as cricket team batting coach

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and national cricket team batting coach Younis Khan have mutually agreed to part ways. Younis was appointed last year in November on a two-year contract until the T20 World Cup 2022. This was also his

Indian cricket team receives COVID-19 vaccines before England tour

MUMBAI: India captain Virat Kohli and several of his team mates have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines before they leave for a tour of England next month. India faces New Zealand in the final of the inaugural World

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

No evidence of coronavirus in Wuhan before Dec 2019: WHO

GENEVA: Ben Embarek, head of the World Health Organization-led team probing the origins of coronavirus has that his team has found evidence of a wider circulation of coronavirus outside the Wuhan market in December 2019. According to Ben Embarek, the

President Alvi prays for safety of missing Ali Sadpara, team

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has prayed for the safety of prominent mountaineer Ali Sadpara and his team who went missing during their expedition to summit K 2. On a social media website Twitter, the president said, “I hope Ali

WHO team visits Wuhan market at heart of first virus outbreak

WUHAN: A team of WHO experts investigating the origins of COVID-19 went to a market in Wuhan where one of the first reported clusters of infections emerged over a year ago. Members of the group arrived at Huanan seafood market

Trump names new lawyers to lead impeachment defense team

WASHINGTON: Former United States President Donald Trump’s office said they have hired two new lawyers to lead Trump’s legal team during his Senate impeachment trial which is due to begin next week. The announcement follows news that Trump had abruptly

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

No Pakistani cricketer named as ICC announces teams of decade

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced the ODI, T20I, and Test teams of the decade. No player from Pakistan has been named in each of these teams. The sides are picked by the ICC’s Voting Academy of

Shoaib Malik allowed to join England tour on July 24

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has given special permission to Shoaib Malik to join the cricket team in England on 24th July after spending time with his family whom he has not seen for nearly five months. Shoaib’s wife, Sania

Indian cricket museum buys Azhar Ali’s bat at online auction

KARACHI: A cricket museum based in India has bought a bat auctioned by Test captain Azhar Ali to raise funds for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Azhar had put two of his precious belongings — the bat he used

Azhar Ali sets sights on reclaiming top Test ranking

LAHORE: Pakistan Test captain Azhar Ali has said that he wants his side to play fearless cricket and reach their goal of reclaiming the number one ranking in Tests. Azhar was part of the team that, under the captaincy of

Sri Lanka cricket team using lockdown to improve fitness

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka head coach Mickey Arthur has said the cricket team has been ordered onto customised home training regimes during the coronavirus lockdown following frequent accusations of poor fitness. Arthur said that his coaching staff are utilising the time

Bangladesh cricket team arrives in Pakistan for T20I series

LAHORE: The Bangladesh cricket team landed in Lahore on Wednesday evening to play a three-match T20I series. Pakistan cricket board took to social media and said, “Arrival of Bangladesh team at Lahore, Pakistan. A warm welcome to the visitors to the

Bangladesh cricket team to arrive in Lahore tomorrow

LAHORE: Bangladesh will return to Pakistan after a gap of almost twelve years when they will arrive in Lahore tomorrow on Wednesday evening to play a T20 series. The visitors will play three T20Is on 24, 25 and 27 January

Bangladesh’s cricket tour

The decision of the Bangladesh cricket team to not play Test matches in Pakistan is preposterous. The Bangladesh Cricket Board has cited regional tensions in the Middle East as an excuse to stay from a tour of Pakistan. The picture

Test cricket returns

After more than a decade, Test cricket will finally return home as Sri Lanka has agreed to tour in December for a two-match series. The efforts of various segments to bring the nation out of the wilderness have finally borne

Pak-Sri Lanka’s delayed match will be played today

KARACHI: The delayed match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be played at 3 pm at the National Stadium on Monday. The second game of the three-match ODI series was supposed to be played on Sunday but again due to

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