Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Six franchises select their 16-member squads for third season

LAHORE: The players draft for the Pakistan Super League's (PSL) third edition was held here on Sunday. A total of 501 foreign and local cricketers were available for selection at the draft. The six teams...

Imad Wasim to captain Karachi Kings in PSL-3

LAHORE: All-rounder Imad Wasim has been appointed the captain of the Karachi Kings (KK) for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) set to take place in 2018. The announcement was made in...

‘Marriage of the year’ Kohli and Anushka tie knot in Italy

Much awaited marriage of the year 2017 solemnise Monday. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma got married in Italy ending weeks of frenzied speculation that they were getting hitched. "Today...

SL team’s visit to Lahore a great achievement for Pak cricket: Javed Miandad

ISLAMABAD: Batting legend Javed Miandad believes Sri Lankan team visiting Lahore for the last Twenty20 is a great achievement for Pakistan cricket. Talking to APP, Miandad said Sri Lankan team's visit to Lahore for the...

Sharapova targeted for ‘snubbing’ Sachin Tendulkar

NEW DELHI: Outraged Indian cricket fans have left thousands of angry messages on Maria Sharapova's Facebook page after she admitted to not recognising cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar, considered a demi-god in his home country...

1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies at 49

LONDON: Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49 after suffering from cancer, the World Tennis Association (WTA) said on Monday. Novotna, who won the Wimbledon title in 1998 when she...

Watching hockey elevates heart rates

WASHINGTON: Sporting events often leave people on the edge of their seats with excitement or sometimes stress. But a new study reveals that spectators experience significantly elevated heart rates, equivalent to rates with vigorous...

Virender Sehwag excited to play alongside Amir in T10 league

MUMBAI: Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag is eager to play with Mohammad Amir in the upcoming T10 Cricket League in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The inaugural edition of the tournament is all set...

Sri Lanka vows to toughen challenge for India

KOLKATA: (West Bengal): Sri Lankan cricket team, who have landed in India for their six-week tour to play three Tests, three ODIs and three T20I against the hosts, believe they will make the series...

Shaharyar denies his attributed ‘weak PCB case’ statement

LAHORE: Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar M Khan has strongly contradicted an statement attributed to him earlier on Saturday which said PCB's case against its Indian counterpart BCCI for not resuming bilateral...