Google pays tribute to the ‘Little Master of the cricket world’

Google pays tribute to the ‘Little Master of the cricket world’

The search engine giant, Google paid tribute to the original Little Master of the cricketing world, Pakistan’s Hanif Mohammad on his 84th birthday on Friday. Google issues special ‘doodles’ on special days, on the birthday of Hanif Mohammad, it replaced its logo with a customized one, which bore the legendary batsman...

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Ali Khan Tareen wins bid for PSL’s sixth franchise

Ali Khan Tareen wins bid for PSL’s sixth franchise

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Jahangir Tareen’s son Ali Khan Tareen on Thursday won the bid for the sixth franchise of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), previously known as the Multan Sultans. The bidding for the sixth team was held in Lahore today. “The Multan Consortium led by Ali Tareen has...

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PCB to renew talks with Australia to play 2 ODIs in Karachi

PCB to renew talks with Australia to play 2 ODIs in Karachi

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to renew talks with Cricket Australia to play at least two one-day internationals in Karachi next year, sources informed media on Monday. A five-match ODI series is scheduled between Pakistan and Australia from March 19-31 in the United Arab Emirates. The two teams...

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Pakistan to host Asia Cup 2020

Pakistan to host Asia Cup 2020

Pakistan has got the hosting rights for the Asia Cup 2020, which will be a T20I event, sources reported on Thursday. The tournament is likely to take place in September, 2020. Pakistan will be hosting the multi-nation cricketing event after a span of a decade, they last hosted it in...

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Pak-India face-off in Emerging Asia Cup semifinal in Sri-Lanka

Pak-India face-off in Emerging Asia Cup semifinal in Sri-Lanka

COLOMBO: India won the toss and elected to field against Pakistan in the semi-final of ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday. Pakistan started the tournament having thrashed Hong Kong by 225-runs in their opening match of the tournament. The men in green then defeated United...

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World’s oldest skydiver breaks through all records

World’s oldest skydiver breaks through all records

A 102-year-old great-grandmother is believed to have become the world’s oldest skydiver after plunging 14,000 feet (4,300 metres) through the South Australian sky. Centenarian adrenaline junkie Irene O’Shea said she “felt normal” after a 220 kilometres per hour (140 mph) dive that sent her cheeks flapping wildly. She completed her...

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Pakistan’s Talha Talib awarded with gold medal at weightlifting championship

Pakistan’s Talha Talib awarded with gold medal at weightlifting championship

LAHORE: Weightlifter Talha Talib clinched a gold medal for Pakistan at the fifth International Solidarity Championships under way in Cairo, Egypt. Talib won the gold for lifting 136kg in the snatch category, and a silver medal for 155kg clean and jerk lift. He claimed another silver medal for lifting 291kg...

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New Zealand close to victory, credits; Somerville

New Zealand close to victory, credits; Somerville

Debutant off-spinner Will Somerville took two wickets off successive balls to bring New Zealand within sight of a series-clinching victory as Pakistan slumped to 55-5 in the third and final Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Somerville dismissed Haris Sohail (9) with the third ball of his first over and...

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Cricketer Usman Khwaja’s brother charged for allegedly creating fake plans that purported to facilitate terrorism attacks

Cricketer Usman Khwaja’s brother charged for allegedly creating fake plans that purported to facilitate terrorism attacks

SYDNEY: The brother of Australian cricket star Usman Khawaja was charged on Tuesday with creating what police described as fake plots for attacks against prominent figures that led to the imprisonment of another man he saw as a rival for the affections of a woman. Arsalan Tariq Khawaja was granted...

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Sports icon Mohammad Asif and family injured in Lahore’s road accident

Sports icon Mohammad Asif and family injured in Lahore’s road accident

LAHORE: Mohammad Asif, his wife and two children were injured in a road accident in Lahore in early hours of Monday, media sources reported. The mishap occurred in Phase-I of Defence area when the vehicle of Mohammad Asif narrowly escaped a collision with an oncoming speeding car and hit a...

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