Sajjad Hafeez

  • TAs the ICC executive board hurries through legitimizing Indian hegemony through the approval of its “Position Paper”, Pakistan finds itself squarely outmaneuvered. There are little chances that Pakistan or South Africa will be able to thwart the approval of the new draft, apparently ...

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  • TLAHORE - Frontier Post launched a late assault to outpace Silk Bank 8-4 in the final of the Seasons Canola Cup at the Lahore Polo Clubs Aibak ground on Sunday. On an individual level, this was a battle between Shah Qublai Alam and Taimur Mawaz Khan which the former national skipper won. The match ...

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  • TLAHORE - Time is fast running out for Pakistans runaway wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider and the drama, after an absorbing climax, is gradually moving to its resolution. Zulqarnain said on Saturday that in five to six days, he would make public the real culprits behind match fixing. His wife has now ...

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  • TLAHORE Carlton Tower Hotel hammered Guard Group-Diamond Paints by 10 goals to five in the final of the Novices Cup Polo Tournament at the Lahore Polo Club here on Tuesday. Calton Tower Hotel took their rivals by surprise by early assault and gained insurmountable 5-0 lead by the close of the ...

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  • TLAHORE Cherat Cement came from behind to stun Lahore Chatkhara 5-4 in the final of the Winter Polo Cup at the Lahore Polo Clubs Aibak ground on Sunday. In the battle between Lahore Polo Clubs legendary Alam brothers, Qublai of Cherat Cement team had the last laugh in a contest otherwise dominated ...

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  • TLAHORE The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has given contradictory signals about the dictation of the ICCs Anti-Corruption Unit in finalising the preliminary 30-member squad for the World Cup. Following reports in media that the ICC does not want certain players in the World Cup squad over suspicion ...

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  • TPakistan made a spectacular comeback with two consecutive victories against Australia just days after their humiliating exit from the Asia Cup in Sri Lanka. Afridi and his men won with a poise and panache that surprised even themselves. The moment the two Umars started firing, Pakistan emerged as ...

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  • TLAHORE Colony Sugar broke the win streak of HSBC in a come-from-behind win in the final of the National Polo Championship for the Quaid-i-Azam Gold Cup at the Lahore Polo Club here on Sunday. The final, quite unexpectedly, was watched by a handsome crowd despite extraordinary security measures ...

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  • TLAHORE Al Khan/Tip Moor lived up their billing by a convincing 6 1/2 to 4 goals victory against Askari General Insurance in the final of the Punjab Polo Cup at the Lahore Polo Club here on Sunday. Despite having an underdog tag, and despite lagging in handicap ratings by half-a-goal, Al Khan/Tip ...

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  • TLAHORE PICIC Insurance had the last laugh in the nail-biting finish of the Zong Aibak Cup final against HSBC winning by 8-7 on a sombre, misty evening here at the Lahore Polo Club on Valentines Day. Man-in-form Fernando Quinto Bourdieu led his teams march to the podium with three goals and ...

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  • TLAHORE PICIC Insurance edged out Lahore Chatkhara/Vogue with two last-gasp goals to qualify for the final of the Zong Aibak Cup at the Lahore Polo Club here on Friday. Both the teams were tied 7-7 by closing stages of the match when Fernando Quinto Bourdieu first converted a 30-yarder and then ...

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  • TLAHORE Hilton Pharma/Diamond Paints survived a scare from Lahore Chatkhara/Vogue before emerging victorious in the Zong Aibak Cup at the Lahore Polo Club here on Thursday. Chatkhara/Vogue enjoyed two goal handicap prior to the regulation scoring but they were powered by Pakistans most celebrated ...

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  • TLAHORE Diamond Paints/Allied Bank defeated a spirited Pakistan Air Force in the final of the Hanif Rajput Cup Polo Tournament at the Lahore Polo Club here on Sunday. Going into the match with one-and-a-half goal handicap, PAF were clear underdogs and managed to put favourites Diamond ...

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  • TLAHORE Diamond Paints stunned star-studded HSBC Bank by 6 1/2 goals 4 to in the New Year Cup at the Lahore Polo Club here on Tuesday. Raja Samiuulah, who has been in splendid form this season, hammered four goals for Diamond Paints and prevented Hissam Ali Hyder-led HSBC from making any serious ...

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  • TLAHORE Suzuki Swift hammered a struggling PAF/ETPB in the final of the Toyota Cup Polo Tournament at the Lahore Polo Club on Sunday. The Raja duo of Samiullah and Temur Nadeem took their team to victory with seven goals between them in the big victory for their side. Raja Samiullah opened the ...

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  • TLAHORE Remington Pharma/Guard Rice prevailed over Suzuki Swift in a come-from-behind win in the final of the Suzuki Township Motors Cup at the Lahore Polo Club here on Sunday. There was a reasonable crowd presence given the fact that it was freezing cold at the picturesque meadows of the LPC. ...

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  • TLAHORE HSBC Bank had a plain sailing in the title battle of the Nurpur Cup at the Lahore Polo Club here on Sunday. This indeed was Hashim Kamal Aghas day who led the scoring spree with a swashbuckling nine goals in his sides 11-4 victory against Remington Pharma. The match opened with a 30-yader ...

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  • TLAHORE HSBC Bank trounced lackluster Arext 14-0 in the Nurpur Cup at the Lahore Polo Club here on Wednesday. In other matches, Pony Express thrashed Olympia 7-3 and Karachi Riding School stunned Guard Group by 4 1/2 to 4 goals. In HSBC Banks convincing 14-0 victory Hashim Kamal Agha led the goal ...

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  • TLAHORE Remington Pharma and Sea Gold launched their campaign in the Nurpur Cup with convincing wins following a brief hiatus at the Lahore Polo Club. Amid the December haze and chill, indolent ponies slowly and steadily gathered momentum coming into the strides around the sunset. The man in ...

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  • TLAHORE Pony Express cruised to a thumping 7-3 win against Master Paints in the final of the Treet Cup Tournament at the Lahore Polo Clubs picturesque Aibak ground on a somber and gloomy Sunday evening. Pony Express dominated right from the start and got the winning edge with young Hamza Mawaz ...

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  • TLAHORE Guard Rice crashed to a humiliating 14-0 defeat against Pony Express on the opening day of the Seasons Canola Cup tournament at the Lahore Polo Club here on Tuesday. Hamza Mawaz of Pony Express strolled at will hammering a swashbuckling five goals on a trot. It would nearly have been a ...

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  • TLAHORE Guard Rice survived a scare from Vogue Furniture before emerging victorious in the final of the HSBC Cup Polo tournament at the Lahore polo Club at the picturesque Aibak ground of the Lahore Polo Club. Vogue furniture enjoyed a significant handicap of one-and-a-half goal before the match ...

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  • TLAHORE - Guard Rice romped to a mammoth 11-3 1/2 win against Kohinoor in the HSBC Cup tournament at the Lahore Polo Club here Tuesday. Half of Guard Rice goals came off the mallet of burly Taimur Ali Malik who displayed excellent horsemanship. Malik, by far the top notch rider from the winning ...

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  • TLAHORE Lahore Polo Club president Irfan Ali Hyder looked fairly optimistic about the coming season in his maiden media appearance after assuming office early this year. In the season-launching media appearance in the heart of the now-walled-and-guarded GOR-1, veteran Irfan came up with a promise ...

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  • TLAHORE- Hundreds of Pakistan cricket fans who had thronged the Allama Iqbal International Airport in early hours of Tuesday, returned disappointed as the tight security marred a befitting welcome to the country's World Cup winning heroes. Despite the fact that the flight arrived at around 3:20 in ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan's star performer in the World Twenty and wicketkeeper of the national team Kamran Akmal said here Tuesday that team management and captain Younus Khan motivated him as well as the team to go all out and win the World Cup for the glory-starved nation. Talking to The Nation, Kamran ...

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  • TLAHORE - Telenor had the last laugh in the narrowly contested (7-5) final of the A and A Pakistan Cup Polo tournament at the Lahore Polo Club's picturesque Aibak ground on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Runners-up HSBC Bank led the scoreboard 5-4 by the closing stages of the penultimate chukker before ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pony Express pulled off a surprise win over Hattaf Security (6 1/2 to 6) in the final of the World Call Polo Championship at the Lahore Polo Club's Aibak ground here Sunday. Riding on a decisive one-and-a-half goal handicap advantage, Pony Express put up a brilliant display and shocked ...

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  • TLAHORE - Goodwill Foods stunned title favourites Sherwood in the final of the World Call Polo Championship at the Lahore Polo Club's Aibak ground here on Sunday. Asif Tiwana, following a drop of handicap this season, led his team Goodwill Foods to victory with six goals. His team enjoyed half a ...

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  • TLAHORE - Mohammad Yousuf and Aleem Dar are the only Pakistanis nominated among the initial list of players and officials for this year's ICC awards. Three players - Shivnarine Chanderpaul of the West Indies, Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardena and South Africa's Dale Steyn - have been tipped ...

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