Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Qadir – a magician with the ball

By Qamar Ahmed IN the death of Abdul Qadir, Pakistan and in fact the cricketing world has lost a larger than life exponent of the art of leg-spin and googly bowling. His sudden...

Leg-spinner Abdul Qadir passes away

LAHORE: Former Pakistan spinner Abdul Qadir, credited for reviving the art of leg-spin bowling in the 1970s and 80s, died of a heart attack in his hometown Lahore on Friday.  Qadir, who...

“Let Kashmiris live their own way”; says Amir Khan after visiting LoC

ISLAMABAD: Former unified light-welterweight world champion, Amir Khan, has said that India should leave Kashmiris alone and let them live their life their way. The boxer is currently in Pakistan and visited the Line of Control...

Misbah to hold joint position of head coach and chief selector of cricket...

LAHORE: Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq was on Wednesday appointed Pakistan men's national team head coach for all the formats on a three-year contract. He was also named as the chairman of selectors with...

Bowling experience in England helped me against West Indies: Jasprit Bumrah

KINGSTON: India pacer Jasprit Bumrah said that his bowling experience in England helped him in taking wickets against West Indies."I played a lot of cricket in England, we played a lot of Test matches, so...

ICC rankings: Steve Smith overtakes Kohli to reach number one and Bumrah...

DUBAI: Australia batsman Steven Smith has overtaken India skipper Virat Kohli to reach the number one spot in the ICC Test batsmen rankings. The latest ICC rankings were released on Tuesday.

Kohli overtakes Dhoni to become India’s most successful Test captain

KINGSTON : As India defeated West Indies by 257 runs in the second Test of the two-match series, skipper Virat Kohli surpassed MS Dhoni to become the most successful Indian Test captain.

Hasan Ali gets hitched to Shamia Arzoo in Dubai

DUBAI: Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali got hitched to Shamia Arzoo on Tuesday. Shamia is a Dubai-based Indian girl, who works as a flight engineer at the Emirates Airlines. The bridal event lit up the...

Modi meets PV Sindhu, calls her India’s pride

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met shuttler PV Sindhu and called the badminton star "India's pride and said she has brought glory to the nation by becoming the first Indian to win...

Shan blames inconsistent selection for his modest record

LAHORE: Cricketer Shan Masood has lamented he had not been able to show true mettle as Test opener because of inconsistent selection for the longest format. Talking to media during the national...