PSL successfully rolls out in ‘The City of Lights’ after 9 long years

PSL successfully rolls out in ‘The City of Lights’ after 9 long years

KARACHI: Islamabad United (IU) yet again rolled out as the champion of Pakistan Super League (PSL) on Sunday with the help of a half century by Luke Ronchi, defeating Peshawar Zalmi by three wickets at Karachi’s National Stadium on Sunday. The historic match, which saw the return of international stars to...

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Zalmis beat Kings and qualify for the PSL3

Zalmis beat Kings and qualify for the PSL3

Peshawar Zalmi beat Karachi Kings by 13 runs in the second eliminator to book their place in the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Lahore on Wednesday. In a rain-effected match, Zalmi posted a mammoth total of 170-7 in their 16 overs, courtesy Kamran Akmal’s stunning 77 off...

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TCS E-Com to lodge complaint to the Pakistan Cricket Board for the illegal online resale of the PSL tickets in ‘black’

TCS E-Com to lodge complaint to the Pakistan Cricket Board for the illegal online resale of the PSL tickets in ‘black’

KARACHI: Tickets for the Pakistan Super League final scheduled to take place in Karachi on March 25 are being illegally resold online as black market, according to reports. Officials of TCS Pakistan, a private renowned courier company that officially partnered with Pakistan Super League for the initial sale of the...

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An air of celebration and joy grips Lahore to welcome the PSL3 Teams with light showers and public giveaways

An air of celebration and joy grips Lahore to welcome the PSL3 Teams with light showers and public giveaways

The city of Lahore is seemingly overwhelmed to host the elimination matches of Pakistani and foreign players in the Pakistan Super League (PSL3) on Tuesday and Wednesday. An air of celebration and joy grips Lahore as a female traffic warden in the city of gardens has been distributing roses and...

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Karachi’s PSL Security Plan Finalized

Karachi’s PSL Security Plan Finalized

KARACHI: Almost 8,000 law enforcement authority personnels will be deployed for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final at the National Stadium on March 25, as per the security plan devised by the Sindh government. Special Security Unit (SSU) personnel of the Sindh Police would be held responsible for the security of players,...

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Pakistan takes pride in producing World Cup 2018 footballs

Pakistan takes pride in producing World Cup 2018 footballs

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan takes pride in producing FIFA World Cup 2018 ball. Forward Group, an innovative sports company of Pakistan, presented the large replica of football to the Secretary Commerce Mohammad Younis Dagha which will be used in the FIFA World Cup 2018. Forward Group is an innovation driven football making...

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3rd PGF Women’s Exclusive Golf Championship Tees Off Today

3rd PGF Women’s Exclusive Golf Championship Tees Off Today

ISLAMABAD: The 3rd PGF Women’s Amateur Golf Championship will tee off at the Islamabad Club Golf Course here on Friday (today) and for the next three days from March 16 to 18, a highly competitive championship will continue to be in progress. This will be the third time that Pakistan’s exclusive...

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Kamran nailed an ebullient knock as Zalmis knocked down Kings

Kamran nailed an ebullient knock as Zalmis knocked down Kings

SHARJAH: Kamran Akmal nailed an ebullient knock as Peshawar Zalmi knocked down Karachi Kings by 44 runs in the 27th fixture of the Pakistan Super League III at Sharjah Stadium here on Thursday. After deciding to bat first, Peshawar posted 181 for the loss of six wickets, courtesy Kamran’s 75 off...

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FIFA: Mission Set to Arrive Pakistan

FIFA: Mission Set to Arrive Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Now that the ban on the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has been nullified, the FIFA confirmed on Thursday they will be sending a mission to Pakistan shortly. The PFF has been courting controversy for the past three years, and Pakistan has not competed in any international event since March 2015....

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Rs210 Million Approved for Karachi’s Beautification on Pakistan Day and PSL Final

Rs210 Million Approved for Karachi’s Beautification on Pakistan Day and PSL Final

KARACHI: Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has approved Rs210 million for the security and beautification of Karachi between March 23 and March 26 for Pakistan Day celebrations and the Pakistan Super League final. The CM directed the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) to make the city neat and clean and embellish...

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PSL-3 Tickets Going Live Tonight

PSL-3 Tickets Going Live Tonight

KARACHI: The tickets for the final of the Pakistan Super League season 3 are set to go on sale at Yayvo.com and selected TCS Express Centers from midnight tonight. The final is slated to be held at Karachi’s National Stadium on March 25 and the price range of tickets is...

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Review on Teams Which Make It To The PSL Playoffs – What’s Next?

Review on Teams Which Make It To The PSL Playoffs – What’s Next?

DUBAI: Islamabad United’s saga of their victory against Multan Sultans in the league match of Pakistan Super League has kept Peshawar Zalmi’s hopes elevated in the tournament. The victory means that Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators have now established their places in the top four, while two other teams –...

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Islamabad United Beat Multan Sultans and Sealed A Play-Off Spot for The One Time Trophy Winner

Islamabad United Beat Multan Sultans and Sealed A Play-Off Spot for The One Time Trophy Winner

SHARJAH: Islamabad United beat Multan Sultans by 33 runs in the 25th fixture of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 3 at Sharjah cricket stadium on Tuesday. The victory calls for Misbah-led team on top of PSL points table and also sealed a play-off spot for the one-time trophy winner....

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Roger Federer rolls into fourth round at Indian Wells

Roger Federer rolls into fourth round at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS: World number one Roger Federer stepped up his bid for a sixth Indian Wells Masters title with a 6-2, 6-1 demolition of Filip Krajinovic on Monday. The 36-year-old marvel continues to kick against the ageing process as he needed just 58 minutes to overpower the Serb with a...

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A Ray of Happiness for the Sinking Ship: Lahore Qalanders beat Karachi Kings

A Ray of Happiness for the Sinking Ship: Lahore Qalanders beat Karachi Kings

DUBAI: Lahore Qalandars pulled an upset on Sunday by knocking down mighty Karachi Kings in a super over in the 24th match of the Pakistan Super League’s third edition at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Courtesy half-centuries by top-order batsmen Babar Azam and  Lendl Simmons, Kings set Qalandars a 163-run target...

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“I have always loved Pakistan” says Shane Watson

“I have always loved Pakistan” says Shane Watson

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, has been one of the major star showcased at Pakistan Super League (PSL).  However, the all-rounder is uncertain regarding his visit to Pakistan if his side manages to enter final stages. “I have to sit down with my family to be able to really work through...

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Islamabad United to Bowl First Against Lahore Qalandars

Islamabad United to Bowl First Against Lahore Qalandars

One of the biggest questions in the PSL3 will be answered today. Can Lahore Qalandars bag their first victory in the third edition? As Brendon McCullum’s men take on Islamabad United, Lahore Qalandars’ head coach Aqib Javed is hopeful of a good show from his side. Javed believes his team...

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British boxer dies after victory in combat

British boxer dies after victory in combat

The British boxer Scott Westgarth died in a hospital after winning Saturday a bout for the medium heavyweight category in the city of Doncaster, reported today (26.02.2018) his promoter on social networks. “God bless Scott Westgarth, a young man who dies doing the job he loved, I have no words,”...

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Islamabad United Sweating Over Andre Russell’s Uncalled Absence in PSL3

Islamabad United Sweating Over Andre Russell’s Uncalled Absence in PSL3

Islamabad United all-rounder Andre Russell is set to miss the remainder of the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) grandeur after being afflicted by a hamstring injury. The 29-year-old was subjected to a gammy foot while fielding during United’s eight-wicket win over Karachi Kings. Russell missed the entire...

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“Virat Kohli to play for County Championship before summer’s Test series against England” says former skipper Kapil Dev

“Virat Kohli to play for County Championship before summer’s Test series against England” says former skipper Kapil Dev

Kohli has a career batting average of 53.40 from 66 Tests, but averaged only 13.40 during India’s last Test series in England in 2014. Kapil, who won the World Cup as skipper long ago in 1983, feels Kohli must “get runs everywhere” to be the world’s best. “Practice makes a man...

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PSL3 Fever: Prices for Final Tickets Revealed

PSL3 Fever: Prices for Final Tickets Revealed

  KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has released the much-awaited information pertaining to the Pakistan Super League (PSL)’s third edition’s final tickets’ price. This will be the first mega event ever in the history of Pakistan when more than one match will take place in town, with two eliminators scheduled...

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Sigh! Aqib Bewails Qalandars Carelessness

Sigh! Aqib Bewails Qalandars Carelessness

Head coach of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Lahore Qalandars, Aqib Javed, after watching his team lose five consecutive matches in the same manner, says he has never seen a team consistently failing like this in his 30-years career ever. Qalandars, who began their innings in an impressively dominating...

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PSL 2018 In Full Swing – Ticket To Cricket by Yayvo.com

PSL 2018 In Full Swing – Ticket To Cricket by Yayvo.com

It’s the start of Spring and the fragrance of cricket is already hovering overhead. Yes, it’s time for the PSL grandeur, and the first league of the week has unlocked major surprises for the fans. The matches have been tremendously intriguing so far, and the players are already on fire,...

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North Korea “willing to talk to the United States,” says South Korea

North Korea “willing to talk to the United States,” says South Korea

The government of North Korea is willing to enter into talks with the United States, the South Korean government reported on Sunday. The announcement was made after South Korean President Moon Jae-in met with North Korean General Kim Yong-chol, before the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. The...

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PSL3 trophy unveiled in Dubai

PSL3 trophy unveiled in Dubai

Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) third edition’s trophy was unveiled on Tuesday in Dubai in the presence of the six captains who will be vieing for the silverware along with their team from February 22. PHOTO COURTESY: ISLAMABAD UNITED  The trophy is sponsored by Swarovski and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman...

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Pakistan Super League 2018 Schedule

Pakistan Super League 2018 Schedule

The PSL schedule for the 2018 edition has been released and will kick-start from February 22 in Dubai. All PSL 3 matches will be played at 4 venues – Dubai, Sharjah, Lahore, and Karachi as announced by the PCB. Peshawar Zalmi will take on Multan Sultans in the season opener...

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Sulaiman al Fahim, the man who stole money from his wife to buy the Portsmouth football club when he was in the Premier League in England

Sulaiman al Fahim, the man who stole money from his wife to buy the Portsmouth football club when he was in the Premier League in England

Caprices tend to be part of life, but for most people there are limits on the things that can be allowed. Something that did not stop the businessman Sulaiman al Fahim, who in 2009 decided to buy Portsmouth, one of the historic clubs of English football that at that time...

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PyeongChang 2018: the historic success of Regino Hernández who gave Spain his first medal in the Winter Olympics in 25 years

PyeongChang 2018: the historic success of Regino Hernández who gave Spain his first medal in the Winter Olympics in 25 years

The color is the least of it, because the important thing about the historic bronze medal achieved by Regino Hernández in PyeongChang’s men’s cross-country snowboard is that he broke a 26-year drought. That was the time that had elapsed since the last time Spain won a medal in the Winter...

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How much is a gold medal worth and how are they different from the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics?

How much is a gold medal worth and how are they different from the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics?

Affectively, the value of an Olympic medal can be invaluable. Who can put a price on the effort of years that an athlete needs to invest to get on the podium? These days, almost 3,000 athletes gathered at the Winter Olympics in the South Korean city of PyeongChang. Those who...

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PyeongChang 2018: the spectacular comeback of the Norwegian skier Simen Hegstad Kruger, who won the gold after a spectacular fall that had relegated him to the last place

PyeongChang 2018: the spectacular comeback of the Norwegian skier Simen Hegstad Kruger, who won the gold after a spectacular fall that had relegated him to the last place

The Norwegian Simen Hegstad Kruger achieved a remarkable comeback with which he won the gold medal in the skiing competition at the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. At the start of the race, Kruger, 24, fell after colliding with another competitor. Copyright of the GETTY image Image caption Due to the...

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6 things you should know to enjoy the Olympics of PyeongChang 2018

6 things you should know to enjoy the Olympics of PyeongChang 2018

With the promise of raising adrenaline to the highest level, this Friday will be the official opening of the 23rd Winter Olympic Games in the South Korean city of PyeongChang. There will be more countries than in previous editions, four new disciplines and even a unified team of two countries...

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Maxwell century powers Australia to T20 win over England

Maxwell century powers Australia to T20 win over England

HOBART: Glenn Maxwell slammed a last-ball six to score a masterful century and lead Australia to a five-wicket victory over England in the second tri-series Twenty20 international in Hobart on Wednesday. Maxwell, who earlier took three wickets in two overs, was man of the match with an unbeaten 103 as...

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Virat Kohli’s special message to Aleem Dar on new business venture

Virat Kohli’s special message to Aleem Dar on new business venture

CENTURION: Star Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has numerous times demonstrated he is a thorough professional and a gentleman – and this time too he never fell short of it. Kohli extended his best wishes to Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar for launching his restaurant in Lahore. Aleem Dar is undoubtedly one...

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International cricket to fully return to Pakistan in two years: Sethi

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi is confident international cricket will be fully restored in Pakistan within a maximum of two years. In a recent interview to BBC Urdu, Sethi expressed hope that in view of the improving security situation in the country and the successfully-hosted T20 matches in Lahore,...

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U19 World Cup: India won by 203 runs, beating Pakistan to book spot in finals

U19 World Cup: India won by 203 runs, beating Pakistan to book spot in finals

India produced an outstanding all-round performance to book their place in the final of the International Cricket Council (ICC) U19 World Cup final by beating arch-rivals Pakistan by 203 runs in Christchurch on Tuesday. On a day where nothing went right for the Boys in Green, it was India’s captain...

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Federer wins his sixth Australian Open

Federer wins his sixth Australian Open

MELBOURNE: The Swiss Roger Federer defeated the Croatian Marin Cilic, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 3-6 and 6-1, in three hours and three minutes, to win for the sixth time the Australian Open and add his twentieth Grand Slam title. Only Americans Margaret Court, with 24 majors, Serena Williams, with 23 and...

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PCB to hire Integrity Officers for corruption watch during PSL

PCB to hire Integrity Officers for corruption watch during PSL

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to hire two Integrity Officers to watch over players during the upcoming third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in a bid to prevent any corruption approach. The PCB has floated an advertisement informing of two new openings for the post....

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India vs South Africa 3rd Test, Day 2: If we get it from them, we can give it back as well, says Jasprit Bumrah

India vs South Africa 3rd Test, Day 2: If we get it from them, we can give it back as well, says Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah said that India’s barrage of short deliveries was aimed at getting wickets as quickly as possible. Jasprit Bumrah said that the Indian pace attack is a confident unit and capable of giving South Africans some of their own medicines. On the second day of the third Test, India’s...

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Australia vs England Live Score 4th ODI: Moeen Ali’s resistance comes to an end, departs on 33

Australia vs England Live Score 4th ODI: Moeen Ali’s resistance comes to an end, departs on 33

Australia vs England Live Score 4th ODI: Catch Live Score of Australia vs England 4th ODI from Adelaide here. AUS vs ENG 4th ODI Live Cricket Score. After already grasping their claim over the series by winning the first three ODIs against Australia, England would have hoped for a strong...

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Russia will send 169 athletes to Olympics but not the top ones, official says

Russia will send 169 athletes to Olympics but not the top ones, official says

Russia will send 169 athletes to Olympics but not the top ones, official says A total of 169 Russian athletes have been cleared to compete at the Pyeongchang Olympic Games next month, but not the top ones, a Russian Olympic Committee official said on Thursday. “Unfortunately, our top athletes did not...

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ISL 2017/18: Chennaiyin beat ATK 2-1 to climb to top of league standings

ISL 2017/18: Chennaiyin beat ATK 2-1 to climb to top of league standings

Chennaiyin FC were quick to restore parity when Malison Alves’ 51st minute header sneaked under goalkeeper Debjit Majumder before Jeje Lalpekhlua (64th) struck another for the visitors.. Chennaiyin FC came from a goal down to beat two-time champions ATK 2-1 in an Indian Super League match and jump to top...

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NBRA accepts Kevin Durant’s apology

NBRA accepts Kevin Durant’s apology

Kevin Durant apologized to official James Williams on Wednesday, a day after accusing him of targeting Durant with a technical foul in Tuesday’s win over the New York Knicks. The National Basketball Referees Association tweeted Thursday that it has accepted the apology of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant for...

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India vs Pakistan semi-final at U-19 World Cup

India vs Pakistan semi-final at U-19 World Cup

India set up U-19 World Cup semi-final against Pakistan after beating Bangladesh by a 131-run margin in the quarter-final. If there was a perfect script for ICC U-19 World Cup, India vs Pakistan would have been the final match. The two rivals competing for a world title is always special...

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Lucas Pouille called up for Davis Cup title defense

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Lucas Pouille called up for Davis Cup title defense

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Lucas Pouille played a role in France’s victorious campaign last year, which culminated in a 3-2 victory over Belgium in the final when France won the Davis Cup for the first time in 16 years. France captain Yannick Noah is keeping faith in the players who won...

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Pakistan outclass New Zealand in second T20 to level series

Pakistan outclass New Zealand in second T20 to level series

Pakistan beat New Zealand by 48 runs in the second T20 international to level the series 1-1 in a high-scoring thriller at Eden Park, Auckland on Thursday. Finding form after a dismal run, Pakistan batsmen put up an imposing total of 201-4 after Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and chose to...

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Jalaluddin appointed chief selector, Coles’ stint as women’s head coach confirmed

Jalaluddin appointed chief selector, Coles’ stint as women’s head coach confirmed

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday appointed former test cricketer Jalaluddin as the chief selector of the women’s cricket team while also confirming Mark Coles’ position as the head coach for two years. Coles, who was temporarily appointed for the New Zealand series on recommendation of men’s coach Mickey Arthur,...

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FIA launch probe against PCB’s logistics department

FIA launch probe against PCB’s logistics department

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Lahore has launched another investigation into the affairs of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). A source in FIA told Dawn on Wednesday that it had started investigation against the officials of the logistics department of the PCB for taking ‘commission’ from a tour operator...

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Federer faces Chung test as Kerber, Halep shine

Federer faces Chung test as Kerber, Halep shine

MELBOURNE: Defending champion Roger Federer zeroed in on a 20th Grand Slam title on Wednesday with Chung Hyeon next in his Australian Open firing line as dominant Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep raced into a semi-final showdown. The clinical Swiss ace strode into the last four at Melbourne Park for...

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Batting key as fragile Pakistan look to avoid series loss

Batting key as fragile Pakistan look to avoid series loss

AUCKLAND: Blown away in the five-match One-day International series and routed in the first Twenty20 International on Monday, Pakistan must address batting woes if they are not to concede the T20 series too when they take on New Zealand in the second of three matches at Eden Park on Thursday....

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