Sports Desk

  • TLAHORE - Pakistan's Chico Mohammed, Ali Shan Muzahir and Rana Maqsood lost 19-12 to Australia at Kelvingrove, although they were actually 12-11 in the Lawn Bowls Men’s triple sectional event on the opening day.The two men, who jointly owned, the Alishan Restaurant in Glasgow’s Mount ...

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  • TLAHORE  - Pakistan’s Muhammad Karim finished at 71st position out of 105 skiers in the giant slalom competition of Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 at Rosa Khutor resort Wednesday. Ted Ligety became the first Winter Olympian this year to win a gold medal for the US in the alpine skiing, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Left-arm spinner Abdur Rehman and batsman Nasir Jamshed have been left out of Pakistan's squad for the Twenty20s against Sri Lanka in the UAE later this month. Left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar, who was not picked for the recently-concluded home and away limited-overs games against South ...

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  • TLAHORE - Ghazanfar Mehmood maintained his consistent show to annex the 3rd Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Amateur Golf Championship that concluded at the Royal Palm Golf Course here on Sunday. The Rawalpindi golfer, who surpassed Mohammad Rehman on day two for the top spot, scored 71 in the final round ...

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  • T LAHORE - The dreaded F-word is raising its ugly head once again in international cricket, with the recently concluded five-match ODI series between Pakistan and West Indies- that Pak won – set to be probed over fixing allegations. Reportedly, unusually slow over rates during certain overs ...

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  • TLAHORE – There will be no place for Pakistan cricketers in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) despite the resumption of bilateral ties between the two neighbouring countries, it has been learnt.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)  and Indian Premier League ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board is still awaiting the 3000 tickets promised to it by the BCCI for the much-anticipated Twenty20 and ODI series in India later this month.A PCB source revealed that although a long list of requests had been received by the three travel agencies designated to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Batsman Haris Sohail has twisted his left ankle at Pakistan's ongoing training camp but is not expected to be out of action for too long. Sohail, who is yet to make his debut, is part of Pakistan's squad for the one-day leg of the tour. Sohail was taken for an MRI scan that revealed the ...

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  • TLAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Women Wing will organise 10 matches to select the Pakistan women cricket team to represent country in the upcoming ICC Women’s World Cup being played in India.The 50-over matches will be played from December 18, 2012 to January 8, 2013 in ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan's one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Twenty20 skipper M Hafeez believe that the pace bowlers picked for the much-anticipated series in India have the ability to rattle the strong batting line-up of the hosts."I believe that the pacers selected in the squads have the potential to ...

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  • TLAHORE – Two more matches were decided in the second 2nd Asia Deaf Cricket Cup 2012 here on Saturday.In the first match, Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by 10 wickets. Pakistan needed 49 runs for victory and their openers achieved the target in 4.4 overs without losing any wickets. Earlier ...

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  • TLAHORE - The second game of a two-match Twenty20 series between India and Pakistan has been postponed by a day and will now be staged at Ahmedabad on Dec. 28. The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced the move Saturday. The rest of the itinerary for Pakistan's tour, which also features ...

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  • TANTWERP (AFP) - Former world number one Kim Clijsters celebrated the end of her sparkling tennis career with a victory in an exhibition match against American rival Venus Williams on Wednesday.The Belgian, who won 41 career singles titles, played her last official match at the US Open in August, ...

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  • T MURIDKE - Lahore and Karachi women’s team were declared joint winners of the Women U-19 Cricket tournament as match was abandoned due to intermittent rain here on Thursday.The Pakistan Cricket Board chief Zaka Ashraf was the guest of honour on the occasion and awarded trophy and prizes to ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan International Airlines and National Bank of Pakistan will vie for the top honours of the NBP Gold Cup hockey tournament here on Friday (today). PIA have won four matches out of five, to top points table with 12 points. NBP with three victories to their credit , out of five ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) four-member security team have approved the match venue and security arrangements in Karnataka ahead of upcoming series against India, it has been learnt.The security team looked pleased and satisfied after visiting the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore and ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan’s Mohammad Asif defeated England’s Gary Wilson in the final to win the World Snooker Championship on Sunday in Sofia, Bulgaria.Asif, who remained unbeaten in the tournament, defeated Wilson 10-8. The match was tied at the assigned time with 7-7 frames. Both players ...

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  • TLAHORE - Captain Shoaib Malik scored a half-century and took four wickets to help Sialkot Stallions to a 72-run triumph in the opening match of the day here at the Gaddaffi Stadium on Sunday. Chasing 150, Quetta lost wickets regularly, and were in trouble at 50 for 6, before Jalat Khan provided ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan shocked England by 166 runs in a fixture of Twenty20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind played at Bangalore, says information received here on Sunday. Put into bat first, Pakistan piled up a mammoth total of 329/2. Thanks to Man of the Match Nisar Ali who played a scintillating knock ...

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  • TLAHORE - Karachi women team defeated Faisalabad by six wickets in the Under-19 cricket tournament here at the Country Club Muridke on Sunday.Karachi needed 81 runs for victory and they achieved the target in the 16th overs after losing four wickets. Sana Urooj (22) and Noureen Afsar (21) played ...

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  • TLAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board Women Wing announced the 30 probables for the camp to prepare for the ICC Women’s World Cup to be held from January 26 to February 17 next year in India.Following are the probables: Sana Mir, Bismah Maroof, Syeda Nain Fatima Abidi, Mariam Hassan Shah, ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has granted central contracts to six cricketers who were not included in the original list of players to be given central contracts earlier this year, it has been learnt.The fourth-month contracts were awarded to M Talha, M Sami, Tabish Khan, Umaid Asif, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan skipper M Hafeez expressed confidence in his side's ability to perform against the world champions, India, in the upcoming series, scheduled for December. The competition comprising two Twenty20s International to be played in Bangalore and Ahmedabad and three ODIs will be held ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan’s M Asif stormed into the knock-out rounds of IBSF World Snooker Championship in Sofia, Bulgaria, when he out-potted Fabian Louison of France 4-0 on Tuesday evening, With his third straight win in pool ‘H’, Asif maintained his top spot in the five-man group. The ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board chief Zaka Ashraf has approved a 3-day fielding course for the regional coaches to be organised by the National Cricket Academy will start today (Wednesday). The course will be conducted under the supervision of Julian Fountain. Pakistan team’s fielding ...

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  • TLAHORE : The former president of Hyderabad Cricket Association and a PCB Executive Committee member and manager of NCA Karachi, Razaullah, is seriously ill and hospitalised in a Hyderabad hospital, it has been learnt. The Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Zaka Ashraf through a message enquired about his ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has made a tentative schedule of the inaugural event of the Pakistan T20 League, which is likely to clash with the Indian Premier League. According to an official, the Pakistan T20 League will kick off on March 25 and closing ceremony will be held on April ...

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  • T LAHORE  - Former Pakistan cricketer M Asif Monday said the ICC would hear his case separately in February and expressed hope that he would be acquitted after the hearing. Talking to media here, Asif said that he couldn’t even think to defame the country, adding that he would make ...

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  • T KARACHI - Middle order batsman Asad Shafiq said that he was happy with his new martial life and hoped that his wife would prove lucky for him. Talking to media representatives at his Valima reception, Shafiq said that he would try to take his wife on foreign tours. “We have not yet decided ...

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  • TKARACHI - After striving efforts made by Sindh Sports Minister, Dr MA Shah and his team, finally some hope of revival of International Cricket in Pakistan is developed.Dr Shah, the chief organiser of the event announced that World XI has agreed to play in Pakistan and play two T20 matches against ...

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