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 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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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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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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Pakistan is in semi finals: beat South Africa to join Australia in last four of Under-19 Cricket World Cup

Pakistan is in semi finals: beat South Africa to join Australia in last four of Under-19 Cricket World Cup

Pakistan’s under-19s are enjoying far more success in New Zealand than the senior side after progressing to the semi-finals of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup after beating South Africa by three wickets in Christchurch on Wednesday. South Africa were restricted to just 189-9 from their 50 overs after Pakistan won the toss and...

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Commotion in Peshawar Assembly over Imran’s diatribe against parliament

Commotion in Peshawar Assembly over Imran’s diatribe against parliament

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan’s anti-parliament remarks sparked uproar in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday after a ruling party member repeated his leader’s words in the house. The trouble began in the house after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz MPA Sardar Aurangzeb Nalotha sought Speaker Asad Qaisar’s permission to allow...

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‘PSF is providing best, equal opportunities to all players’

‘PSF is providing best, equal opportunities to all players’

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) has been providing equal and best opportunities to all players and it is upto the players to work hard and win the titles. This was stated by PSF secretary Tahir Sultan, who was talking to Dawn in response to allegation levelled by country’s top...

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Aaqib questions Pakistan’s rotation policy on NZ tour

Aaqib questions Pakistan’s rotation policy on NZ tour

LAHORE: Former Test fast bowler Aaqib Javed has questioned the strategy adopted by captain Sarfraz Ahmed and head coach Mickey Arthur during Pakistan team’s ongoing New Zealand tour where the visitors have been simply outclassed. Pakistan suffered a humiliating 0-5 clean-sweep by New Zealand in the five-match ODI series before...

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