Pakistan Cricket Board hunts for candidates as a “managing director”

Pakistan Cricket Board hunts for candidates as a “managing director”

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has advertised a new position of “managing director” who can play a leading role in implementing the changes arising from its review of domestic cricket and governance structure. As stated in the print advertisement, candidates should possess a master’s degree or its professional equivalent in...

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Sana Mir makes Pakistan proud, aces ICC ODI bowling rankings

Sana Mir makes Pakistan proud, aces ICC ODI bowling rankings

Veteran Pakistan Women’s cricketer Sana Mir, 32, has ranked top of ICC ODI bowling rankings, adding yet another accolade to her list of achievements representing the country. The 32-year-old former captain clinched the number one spot after bowling performances of 3/26, 1/37 and 3/53 against Australia in the recent ICC...

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Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali loses wicket against Australia

Pakistani batsman Azhar Ali loses wicket against Australia

Pakistan batsman, Azhar Ali, was playing against Australia on third day of the second Test with his confidence sky high, but little did he know this over ‘self-belief’ will cost him his wicket and that too in the ‘silliest’ manner! On third day of the Test, Azhar Ali, on 64,...

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Wembley Sale: Stadium not be sold by The FA, community footballers disappointed as Shahid Khan withdraws offer

Wembley Sale: Stadium not be sold by The FA, community footballers disappointed as Shahid Khan withdraws offer

England’s Football Association says their plan to sell Wembley Stadium will not go ahead after potential purchaser, American Shahid Khan, withdrew his offer. In a statement released on Wednesday, the FA chief executive Martin Glenn said: “Shahid Khan has informed us today that he will be withdrawing his offer to buy the stadium...

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Mani vows to bring PCB to the level of pure professionalism and increased transparency

Mani vows to bring PCB to the level of pure professionalism and increased transparency

ABU DHABI: PCB chairman Ehsan Mani while visiting the second Test play while meeting the press here on Tuesday vowed improvement in the day to day working of the Board to bring it to the level of pure professionalism and transparency. “Very soon we will put the statement of accounts...

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Wrestler Inayatullah secured Pakistan’s first medal in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Wrestler Inayatullah secured Pakistan’s first medal in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Wrestler Inayatullah secured Pakistan’s first medal in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games under way in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Inayatullah, 17, won a bronze medal in the Youth Olympics by defeating US wrestler Carson Taylor Manville 3-1 in the 65kg event. His victory gave Pakistan its second-ever medal at the Youth...

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Real Madrid says it will sue Portuguese newspaper over Ronaldo ‘rape’ saga report and fabrications

Real Madrid says it will sue Portuguese newspaper over Ronaldo ‘rape’ saga report and fabrications

Real Madrid have taken legal action against a Portuguese newspaper that reported the club forced Cristiano Ronaldo to settle with the woman who accused him of rape. Real said it had taken legal action against Correio da Manha after the paper reported Wednesday that “Real Madrid pressured him to sign” a non-disclosure...

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ICC calls meeting to determine sponsors and organizers of T10 league

ICC calls meeting to determine sponsors and organizers of T10 league

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has called an important meeting in the following week to investigate the sponsors and organizers of T10 and other leagues. ICC has shown concerns over leagues’ funding after reports regarding unknown sources of T10 League funds surfaced recently. Geoff Allardice, general manager of cricket for...

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Batsman Matthew Hayden suffers from major facial injuries while surfing

Batsman Matthew Hayden suffers from major facial injuries while surfing

MELBOURNE: Former Australia opening batsman Matthew Hayden said he has “dodged a bullet” after suffering a fractured bone in his neck and serious facial injuries while surfing at the weekend. The 46-year-old was surfing with his son in south of Brisbane and said on his Instagram account on Saturday that...

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Finch to captain Australia against Pakistan T20s in Dubai

Finch to captain Australia against Pakistan T20s in Dubai

Top order batsman Aaron Finch has been confirmed as Australia’s captain for the three-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates later this month. Finch, who captained Australia in the recent T20s in Zimbabwe, was among five debutants selected for the two-Test series before the short series. “Aaron...

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