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