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Fakhar Zaman made honorary lieutenant by Pakistan Navy

KARACHI: Chief of Pakistan Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi on Monday conferred the rank of honorary lieutenant in the Pakistan Navy on Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman. Zaman,...

Virat Kohli crowned ICC cricketer of the decade, also bags ODI award

NEW DELHI: India skipper Virat Kohli has been named the ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade and the ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Decade while Australia batsman Steve Smith bagged the...

Jadeja becomes 3rd Indian to play 50 games across all three formats

MELBOURNE : All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Tuesday expressed gratitude after becoming the third Indian cricketer to feature in 50 or more games for the country across all three formats -- Tests, ODIs...

NZ’s Kane Williamson overtakes Steve Smith, Virat Kohli to be top test batsman

LONDON: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson enters the New Year as the top-ranked Test batsman after leapfrogging Australia's Steve Smith and India skipper Virat Kohli in the latest official rankings issued on...

PCB appoints Muhammad Wasim as chief selector till 2023 WC

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday confirmed Muhammad Wasim's appointment as the chairman of the Pakistan men's national selection committee, while Saleem Yousuf has been confirmed as the chair of...

‘Couldn’t handle this PCB management anymore’: Amir says after retirement

LAHORE: Days after announcing his decision to retire from international cricket, Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir opened up on the reason as to why he chose to take this decision at the age...

Never thought I’d break any records, especially Pele’s: says Lionel Messi

VALLADOLID : After surpassing Pele's record, Barcelona's Lionel Messi said when he started playing football, he never thought he would break any records, especially the one that the legendary Brazilian held for...

Suresh Raina, 33 others booked after raid at Mumbai pub in Covid violations

MUMBAI: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina and 33 others including some celebrities were booked after a raid at the pub for keeping the establishment open beyond permissible time limit and not following Covid-19...

Babar Azam and Shan named in Wisden’s Test Team of the Year

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan skipper Babar Azam and left handed-opener Shan Masood were named in the Wisden’s Test Team of the Year 2020, as they picked out the best performers from the last 12 months...

Virat Kohli equals Rohit’s record for most half-centuries in T20Is

SYDNEY India skipper Virat Kohli has equalled the record for most half-centuries in the shortest format of the game. Kohli achieved the feat against Australia when he reached his 25th half-century...