Sports in Pakistan... and Beyond
Prime Minister Imran Khan approves dropping Sarfraz. ďI donít think the performance and form of a player should be judged by T20 cricket but through Test and One-Day cricket,Ē Imran Khan told reporters. Khan is known for his bias against cricketers from Karachi.
Cueist Asif given hero's welcome for world title Pakistanís top cueist Mohammad Asif arrived in Karachi and was received to a hero's welcome after winning the IBSF World Snooker Championship title in Turkey.
I can never cheat Pakistan, I was surrounded by match fixers, Shoaib Akhtar ďI was always of the belief that I can never cheat Pakistan, no match-fixing. I was surrounded by match-fixers. I was playing against 22 people, 11 theirs and 10 ours. Who knows who was the match-fixer. There was so much match-fixing.
Sourav Ganguly officially elected as BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has been officially appointed as the president of Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) at the Annual General Body Meeting in Mumbai on Wednesday. He has become the 39th president of the nationís governing board for cricket, and the second captain of the national team
Nepotism tag wonít go away: Imam Opening batsman Imam-ul-Haq believes he may never be accepted by Pakistan fans for what he is as opposed to him being batting great and former captain Inzamam-ul-Haqís nephew.
Umar Akmal determined to take fresh start Middle-order batsman Umar Akmal was named among the 20 probables for the upcoming series against the Islanders
Smith: One to tick off my bucket list Australiaís Steve Smith says an Ashes triumph in England had been high on his "bucket list" after failing to win the urn on their two previous visits.
Abdul Qadir Profile Lahore-born Qadir took 236 wickets in 67 Tests between 1977 and 1990, also capturing a further 132 in 104 one-day international appearances.
Hashim Amla: South Africa batsman retires from international cricket He is the only South Africa batsman to score a Test triple hundred - 311 not out against England in 2012.
Making the trip: India confirms Davis Cup team WILL travel to Pakistan for historic clash An Indian tennis team will make its first trip to Pakistan in 55 years as the nation's Davis Cup tennis team gets set to make an historic trip to their neighboring country, it was confirmed on Sunday.
England World Cup hero Ben Stokes declines nomination for 'New Zealander of the Year' England cricket hero Ben Stokes has declined his nomination for 'New Zealander of the Year' after his man of the match performance against New Zealand in the World Cup final.
Sri Lanka's Karunaratne picks India to win World Cup Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne has backed India to win the World Cup after losing to Virat Kohli's side at Headingley.
England's Chris Woakes on the art of death bowling It is limited-overs cricket at its most dramatic: the outcome of an entire match boiled down to the final six deliveries.
I am a big fan of Pakistani bowlers, Malala Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai was left a little confused when asked to name her favorite player from the ICC World Cup 2019 that kicked off Wednesday.
Why England are favourites for the Cricket World Cup "Hosts England go into the World Cup as favourites" - just how many times have you heard that sentence, or something very similar, in the past few weeks?
World Cup 2019 Bangladesh Cricket Team Seventh in the rankings they may be, but the 2015 World Cup quarter-finalists and Champions Trophy semi-finalists of 2017 are bristling with bottle and bravura.
Pakistan on top in ICCís 80-team T20 rankings The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday unveiled an expanded ICC Menís Twenty 20 International Team Rankings table with 80 teams.
Babar Azam: Pakistan batsman joins Somerset for T20 Blast Somerset have signed Pakistan batsman Babar Azam for the majority of this season's T20 Blast competition.
Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara named new MCC president Ex-Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the next president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
Crawford knocks Amir Khan down. WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford beats Amir Khan by technical knockout
Australia have their one-day confidence back Steve Smith and David Warner will be back in the national uniform to help defend the title they were integral to securing four years ago.
Tiger Woods wins 2019 Masters at Augusta to claim 15th major Tiger Woods produced a scintillating finish to win a fifth Masters title and end an 11-year wait to claim a 15th major.
IPL records you may not know about. With 4985 runs in 176 matches, Suresh Raina is the leading run scorer in IPL history. The left-handed batsman has played for both Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions and more...
Australia thrashed Pakistan again and by the same margin of eight wickets to take a 2-0 lead with three matches remaining in the five-match One-day International series here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday night.
PCB paid $1.6 million to Indian board: Mani. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid the BCCI approximately $1.6 million as compensation after losing the case in the ICC's Dispute Resolution Committee, PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani claimed on Monday.
Pakistan collapse as South Africa completes a clean sweep Duanne Olivier sparked a Pakistan collapse as South Africa completed a 107-run win on the fourth day of the third and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium
Messi sets new Barcelona record in scintillating Levante performance. As well as leading Barca to the record-breaking win, Messi sent several individual records tumbling on a scintillating evening.
Belgium beat Netherlands in shootout to win Men's Hockey World Cup 2018. A gritty Belgium defeated former champions the Netherlands in sudden death in a thrilling summit clash to win their maiden men's hockey World Cup title at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
Pakistan batsman Babar Azam slams anchor Zainab Abbas. But the 24-year-old Pakistan batsman apparently didn't like word 'sons' in Zainab's tweet as it suggested he gets special treatment from the Australian coach in the Pakistan dressing room.
ICC Dismisses Pakistan Cricket Board's Financial Claim Against Indian Cricket Board The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Dispute Panel on Tuesday dismissed the financial claim made by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Azhar Ali retires from ODI. Azhar Ali has decided to not turn out for Pakistan in white-ball cricket in order to prolong his international career.
England Wins 3rd ODI. Morgan's runs were the difference between the two sides and he was named the man of the match.
Pakistan fail to reach quarter finals in World Cup Hockey. Belgium defeated Pakistan 5-0 in their crossover match to make it to the quarter-final of the ongoing men's Hockey World Cup here at the Kalinga Stadium on Tuesday.
Conor McGregor loses to Khabib Nurmagomedov amid ugly scenes. Seconds after landing a fourth-round submission, the Russian vaulted the cage and headed towards Irishman McGregor's team, prompting a melee.
Pakistan Cricket Coach. Grant Bradburn will step down as national coach of Scotland to take up the role of Pakistan assistant coach.
England vs India, 2018 Test Series. Problems of English top order refuse to subside.
Pakistani Gold Medalist seeks help from Indian Government In a video posted on YouTube Ahmed said, "Today I need a heart and I need the support of the Indian government". Mansoor won World Cup of Hockey for Pakistan in 1994.
Pakistan Wrestlers Fail to Perform at Commonwealth Games 2018. Pakistan's wrestlers were tipped to win atleast 3 Gold Medals at Gold Coast but their performance left them much below the standards.
Pyeongchang 2018 - Medal Position. Norway holds the record for the most gold medals with 118 all-time. The United States is second with 96.
The Olympic Ban on Russia Is a Design Triumph. Russians might consider how their government has let them down. Countries trying to develop an effective format for sanctions against President Vladimir Putin's regime in Russia should look no further than the International Olympic Committee's decision to ban the Russian Olympic Committee from the Pyeongchang Winter Games.
Ashes Series 2017 get underway. Australia, who whitewashed the tourists 5-0 when England last toured down under in 2013-14, are clear favourites to win, but England have triumphed in four of the past five series.
Prithvi Shaw Prepares to Emulate Tendulkar Indian teenager Shaw has smashed four centuries in five first-class matches. The only man to have scored more first-class hundreds before the age of 18 is the legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar.
Pakistan Banned from International Football Following the decision, Pakistani club teams are no longer entitled to take part in international competitions
India's formidable win over Sri Lanka. India defeated host by 304 runs, a convincing margin to start the tour on a positive note. Celebrations are certainly due...
Wimbledon 2017: Who is greates of them all! Federerís eighth Wimbledon title proved no-one has ever hit a tennis ball as beautifully or more successfully than him.
Hockey World League London ~ India vs Pakistan India and Pakistan, the two giants of Asian Hockey face each other in the Pool B match of the Menís Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final in London on 18 June 2017. The greatest historical rivalry in World Hockey is a classic match involving these two teams from the sub-continent
English batsmen to face DRS trial in India. Playing spinners with DRS in place is an altogether different and more challenging prospect than without it and it will make India more difficult to beat for England.
Olympic Heroes. Nadia Comaneci remained an icon for glory, there are few such heroes in Olympic History. (Urdu Content)
The 2010 England tour had started on a faulty note when Shahid Afridi, the appointed Test captain of the tour, in his moment of madness announced his retirement at Lordís after Pakistan lost the first of the two Tests against Australia, and that too immediately after his debut as Test captain. Qamar Ahmed recalls how Pakistan's dirty trio got greased.
A league of their own - PCB deprives Pakistanis of Supper action Cash starved PCB has arranged a league in haste focused only on financial gains while Pakistan's cricket fan are licking dust in the major arena at home...
Rio de Janeiro 2016: Brazilís predicament Rio de Janeiro is to host South Americaís first Olympic games in August, giving Brazilians a chance to embark on what they do best: throwing a really spectacular party. Instead, Brazil faces political and economic disaster.
Match-fixing still haunts Pakistan Cricket. Pakistanís reputation on match-fixing has remained questionable over the years. After the third one day international against England the suspicions echoed yet again. Pakistan is yet to take any solid action against the tainted players.
There is something about the Caribbean The manner in which West Indies won the match was far more asertive than any one had thought off
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