Sunday, December 16, 2018

Azhar Ali to return to Somerset for 2019 season

LONDON: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali is returning to Somerset as an overseas player for the 2019 season, the club announced on Monday. The 33-year-old, currently playing in the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai,...

Amir Khan eyes Saudi Arabia for new boxing academy

RIYADH: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan wants to open a boxing academy in Saudi Arabia, and hopes the Kingdom will see rising stars become Olympic champions soon, Arab News has reported. Speaking at the Misk Global...

India issues visa to Pakistan hockey squad for World Cup

LAHORE: The Indian High Commission has issued visas to the members of Pakistan hockey squad, barring its head coach, assistant coach and one player, for participating in the forthcoming World Cup being held in...

Pakistan football team visits Al Aqsa Mosque

JERUSALEM: The Pakistani national football team visited Al Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third-holiest site, in the Old City of Jerusalem on Thursday. The visit surprised many, given that Pakistan does not recognize the Jewish state,...

BCCI should allow my bowling action: Shiva Singh

NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh bowler Shiva Singh who created a media storm with his bizarre 360 delivery on Thursday has said that the reasons are still unclear to him as to why his delivery...

Hafeez jumps big as Pakistan retain top slot

LAHORE: Mohammad Hafeez has been rewarded with big jump in the latest MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Twenty20 player rankings after his performance in the series against New Zealand while Pakistan lead second-ranked India by...

Pakistan hockey gets sponsor, ready for World Cup in India

KARACHI: The decks for Pakistan hockey team’s travel for forthcoming Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar (India) have been cleared. Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), which was going through financial crisis, have finally found a sponsor. While the...

PCB dismisses allegations levelled against Ehsan Mani by Najam Sethi

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday responded to the legal notice sent by former PCB chairman Najam Sethi, and “categorically dismissed” the allegations levelled by Sethi against incumbent PCB chief Ehsan Mani. “In...

Consistency primary reason behind success in T20Is; says Shoaib Malik

KARACHI: Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik believes that persisting with a set bunch of players is the reason behind team’s success in T20I cricket. The Men in Green have won 11 T20I series in a row...

Fakhre Alam – the first Pakistani to circumnavigate the globe solo

KARACHI: The TV host had planned to become the first Pakistani to circumnavigate the globe solo and he made it happen. Fakhre Alam took to Twitter to share that Mission Parwaaz has been accomplished. The...