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  • Pakistan’s unluckiest cricketer: He doesn't give up
    If there was a list of Pakistan’s unluckiest cricketers, left-handed batter Fawad Alam — without any doubt — would be on the top; but he proudly maintained that he does not "let disappointment come in my way". Fawad has been performing continuously, scoring runs in the domestic tournaments but it seems... Read more »
  • Ramiz asks Pakistani team to play fearless cricket against Sri Lanka
    Ramiz Raja believes the upcoming series against Sri Lanka will be ideal for the Pakistan team to gain confidence. Pakistan and Sri Lanka will play three ODIs and as many T20s in Karachi and Lahore later this month. Pakistan and Sri Lanka are scheduled to play three ODIs in Karachi on September... Read more »
  • Bangladesh beats Afghanistan by 4 wickets, Shakib smacked unbeaten half-century
    Shakib Al Hasan smacked an unbeaten half-century as Bangladesh ended their four-match losing streak to Afghanistan in Twenty20 internationals with a four-wicket win in their final league match of the tri-nation tournament in Chittagong on Saturday. Shakib hit an unbeaten 70 off 45 balls to guide Bangladesh to 139-6 in 19... Read more »
  • Pakistan squad announced for Sri Lanka ODI series
    The Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday announced a 16-member squad for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka. Abid Ali, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan and Usman Shinwari earned recalls to the team while Hasan Ali missed out his place in the side due to a back spasm. Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shahzad... Read more »
  • Sri Lanka Cricket Board gives go ahead with Pakistan tour
    Sri Lanka's cricket board Thursday said it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan. Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said they received the all-clear from the defence ministry to leave for Pakistan on Tuesday. "We have the green light from the defence ministry," de Silva told AFP. "The tour is... Read more »
  • Sock, Kyrgios cut Europe?s lead
    GENEVA: Jack Sock and Nick Kyrgios paired up to defeat Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas as Team World cut Europe’s lead to 7-5 heading into the final day of the Laver Cup in Geneva.Sock and Kyrgios won Saturday’s doubles 6-4, 3-6, 10-6 after Nadal defeated Milos Raonic in his first... Read more »
  • De Kock, Beuran star as SA draw T20 series
    BANGALORE: An unbeaten half-century by skipper Quinton de Kock and paceman Beuran Hendricks’ strong performance with the ball helped South Africa thrash India by nine wickets to draw their Twenty20 series 1-1 on Sunday.Beuran returned figures of 2-14 to restrict India to 134 for nine after skipper Virat Kohli’s surprising... Read more »
  • Osaka wins Pan Pacific Open
    TOKYO: Japan’s Naomi Osaka ended an eight-month title drought by winning the Pan Pacific Open in her home city on Sunday, her first trophy since her second consecutive Grand Slam triumph at the Australian Open in January.The former world number one overwhelmed Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 6-3 in just over... Read more »
  • Zafar, Ehsan rip through Northern
    ISLAMABAD: Zafar Gohar (4-36) and Ehsan Adil’s (3-15) brilliant bowling spells bundled out Northern Association for just 114, leaving Central Punjab with the option of forcing the follow-on in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad.In response to 433 by Central, Northern found going tough against some... Read more »
  • SL series will help Pak team gain confidence, says Raja
    LAHORE: Former skipper Ramiz Raja believes the upcoming series against Sri Lanka was ideal for the Pakistan team to gain confidence. Pakistan and Sri Lanka would three ODIs and as many Twenty20s in Karachi and Lahore.The three ODIs would be played in Karachi on September 27, September 29 and October... Read more »