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Pakistan U19 tour of Bangladesh called off

LAHORE: Pakistan U19’s tour to Bangladesh has been called off due to the rise in COVID-19 cases which caused an extension of a nationwide lockdown in the country. The Pakistan U19 team was originally scheduled to fly out to Dhaka

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

Pakistan team to continue South Africa tour despite travel restrictions

LAHORE: The Pakistan cricket team will visit South Africa for an official tour despite the travel restriction imposed by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for travellers from the African country. The aviation body issued a new travel guideline placing 12

FO confirms PM Imran Khan’s tour to Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office has confirmed that Prime Minister Imran Khan will undertake a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka from February 23. PM Imran Khan will be visiting on the invitation of Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Sri Lanka confirm tour of West Indies in March

COLOMBO: International cricket will return to the Caribbean in March as Sri Lanka has confirmed a tour of the West Indies. The Sri Lanka team will depart for the Caribbean on 23 February, before playing matches across all formats from

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

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

South Africa confirms first tour to Pakistan in 14 years

LAHORE: South Africa’s cricket team has confirmed its first tour to Pakistan in 14 years comprising two Test matches and three Twenty20 Internationals. South Africa will arrive in Karachi on 16th January and will play the first Test at the

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

Punjab govt to launch double-decker tour bus in Bahawalpur

ISLAMABAD: Punjab government will launch a double-decker bus service in Bahawalpur for tourists to visit the historical places in the city, In a statement, Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister on Tourism Asif Mehmood said the move is part of the

Cricket tour setback

After a five month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan was set to send an extended squad to play a limited series in England. The tour was said to be in ‘bio-secure’ environment with complete safety precautions and many

West Indies coach sees empty stadiums in England as an advantage

LONDON: West Indies coach Phil Simmons said the lack of supporters at matches and facing a rusty England, who have not played competitive cricket in more than two months, can benefit the visiting side during their three-match Test series next

PCB announces 29-member extended squad for England tour

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 29-member extended squad for three Tests and three T20Is against England to be played in August-September. The series is being played in accordance with series SOPs in the wake of COVID-19 and

Younis Khan appointed batting coach for England tour

LAHORE: Former captain Younis Khan has been appointed as the national team batting coach for the upcoming tour of England, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced. The PCB has also appointed wrist spinner and a veteran of 52 Tests Mushtaq Ahmed

Australia, Bangladesh mutually agree to postpone tour

MELBOURNE: The cricket boards of Australia and Bangladesh have decided to postpone the two-Test series between the sides which had been scheduled for June. Australia were scheduled to play Tests in Chattogram and Dhaka, starting 11 June, as part of

South African cricketers in self-isolation after aborted India tour

CAPETOWN: The South African cricket team has been asked to self-isolate for the next fourteen days after returning midway from an ODI tour of India due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The players arrived back in South Africa on Wednesday ten

South Africa to go ahead with India tour after virus risk assessment

CAPETOWN: South Africa will go ahead with its tour of India after performing a risk assessment of the effects of the coronavirus. According to Cricket South Africa (CSA), the South African team will depart as scheduled on Sunday for a

Madonna cancels London show due to injuries

Pop star Madonna has cancelled  the first London concert of her Madame X Tour because of an injury. The singer was scheduled to perform the first of 15 shows on Monday at the London Palladium. In an Instagram post on

FM Qureshi concludes Middle East peace tour

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi completed his tri-nation Middle East peace tour on Saturday and left for Pakistan. FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi, under the guidance of Prime Minister Imran Khan, toured Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United States as

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

Sangakkara to lead MCC tour to Pakistan in 2020

LONDON: Marylebone Cricket Club confirmed on Wednesday they would send a touring squad to Pakistan next year under the captaincy of president Kumar Sangakkara after the recent return of Test cricket to the country. The MCC said they had accepted

Britain royal couple depart for UK after Pakistan tour

ISLAMABAD: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton departed for United Kingdom on Friday after completing a four-day tour of Pakistan. On the last day of the tour, the royal couple visited an army canine school

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