Pakistan’s squad for Hockey World Cup 2018

Pakistan’s squad for Hockey World Cup 2018

LAHORE: The Pakistan Hockey Federation has announced an 18-member squad for the World Cup, set to be held in India later this year. Mohammad Rizwan Senior will lead the side with Ammad Shakeel Butt as his deputy. The green shirts have lifted the title four times, more than any other...

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‘Silly mistake’ by Pakistan gifts India 10 runs in World T20 win

‘Silly mistake’ by Pakistan gifts India 10 runs in World T20 win

Pakistan’s batters gifted India 10 penalty runs by consistently running on the pitch as they succumbed to a seven-wicket defeat by their rivals in the women’s World Twenty20 on Sunday. Underdogs Pakistan posted a challenging total of 133-7 in Guyana thanks to fifties from Bismah and Nida Dar but twice were...

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ODI: Pakistan to face New Zealand in Abu Dhabi today

ODI: Pakistan to face New Zealand in Abu Dhabi today

ABU DHABI: Pakistan take on New Zealand in the second and deciding one-day international (ODI) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi today (Friday). New Zealand having a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series will be looking to seal the deal in Abu Dhabi today, having defeated Pakistan...

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Quin Series T20: Lahore Qalandars to face Sydney Thunder

Quin Series T20: Lahore Qalandars to face Sydney Thunder

SYDNEY: Lahore Qalandars’ development squad has qualified for the playoff to the final of five-team Quin Series T20 Mike Hussey Trophy, after finishing second on the table at the conclusion of the first stage of the tournament. Qalandars’ last match, against Hobart Hurricanes Academy, was washed out by rain and...

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Babar Azam becomes the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 T20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand

Babar Azam becomes the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 T20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand

DUBAI: Babar Azam became the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 Twenty20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand 3-0 with a comfortable 47-run win in the third and final match in Dubai on Sunday. The 24-year-old — ranked number one in Twenty20s — hit a punishing 58-ball 79 with seven boundaries...

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Azhar Ali: “A lot of people were not satisfied with my captaincy,” walks out from ODI cricket for good

Azhar Ali: “A lot of people were not satisfied with my captaincy,” walks out from ODI cricket for good

LAHORE: Senior Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali on Thursday said he has decided to retire from limited-overs cricket, but will continue to play test series and on domestic platforms. “This was not an impulsive decision and I put a lot of thought into it…I am retiring due to personal reasons,” he said...

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PSL 4: Misbah-ul-Haq not to be a part of PSL in Feb’19

PSL 4: Misbah-ul-Haq not to be a part of PSL in Feb’19

LAHORE: Former Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will not be part of the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), sources close to the matter said. Misbah, who captained the two-time PSL champions Islamabad United, has been with the franchise for all its last three seasons. According to sources, talks are ongoing...

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Pakistan vs New Zealand: PCB announces 15 member T20 squad

Pakistan vs New Zealand: PCB announces 15 member T20 squad

Lahore: The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach Mickey Arthur has retained the 15-member T-20 squad that played against Australia for the upcoming three-match T-20I series against New Zealand. The 3-match T-20I series against New Zealand will commence from October...

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MS Dhoni’s epic reaction after hitting a six leaves fans gushing

MS Dhoni’s epic reaction after hitting a six leaves fans gushing

While the maximum-capacity crowd at the venue witnessed Kohli’s blitzkrieg, there was a huge roar when MS Dhoni came on to bat. West Indies stunned India during the second ODI at Visakhapatnam thanks to Shai Hope’s gutsy unbeaten ton that resulted in a nail-biting tie between the two sides. But...

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Aaron Finch bemoans ‘horrific’ Australia collapse in T20 defeat to Pakistan

Aaron Finch bemoans ‘horrific’ Australia collapse in T20 defeat to Pakistan

Pakistan win first of three T20s by 66 runs ‘Like a car crash in slow motion,’ says captain Australian skipper Aaron Finch says he deserves plenty of blame for a woeful T20 loss to Pakistan that he likened to a slow-motion car crash. Set a gettable target of 156 in...

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