PCB, franchisees agree to hold HBL PSL 7 in Jan-Feb 2022

LAHORE: After the successful completion of HBL PSL 6, the Pakistan Cricket Board and HBL Pakistan Super League franchisees agreed that the seventh edition of the HBL PSL will be held in January and February next year. According to a news release on Saturday, during a teleconference in which the PCB was represented by Chief Executive Wasim Khan, Chief Operating Officer Salman Naseer, GM Commercial Imran Ahmed KhaRead More…

CRICKET: Leg-spinners determined to produce a better show in Caribbean

Bridgetown: The two leg-spinners in the Pakistan men’s national cricket team, vice-captain Shadab Khan and Usman Qadir, are determined to make the most of the Caribbean conditions on offer in the five-T20I series against the West Indies, which kicks off on 27 July. The pitches in this part of the world possess similar traits as the ones in South Asia and the windy conditions at each island further play a role Read More…

CRICKET: ICC Cricket World Cup Super League series set to resume

Barbados: The ICC Cricket World Cup Super League series between West Indies and Australia is set to resume after backing from both national boards and Barbados government medical officials. After the postponement of the series’ second match, the teams will face off on Saturday and Monday, with 20 points going towards automatic World Cup qualification, according to ICC information on Saturday. The second match waRead More…

Despite defeats in England, Misbah optimist for Windies T20Is

KARACHI: Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq says Pakistan can win the upcoming T20I series against host West Indies. Pakistan is scheduled to face the West Indies in a five-match T20I series, which begins July 27. The former skipper Misbah expressed his belief that close matches against England will help his team perform well in the upcoming series. “I am hopeful that our team can put a strong show againsRead More…

Is Fatima Sana Pakistan’s next bowling sensation?

KARACHI: It was in the streets of Karachi where Fatima Sana’s passion for cricket developed. Her inspiration to take up fast bowling started by watching James Anderson, whom she used to emulate while playing with her neighborhood friends. The 19-year-old right-arm pacer was at the forefront of the national women’s side’s back-to-back victories against West Indies Women in Antigua as she took nine wickets aRead More…

Fatima bowls Pakistan women to victory against Windies

KARACHI: An all-round performance from 19-year-old Fatima Sana helped Pakistan national women’s team record their second dead rubber win as they defeated the hosts by 22 runs (DLS method) in the fifth and final One-Day International at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in St John’s, Antigua With the West Indies Women winning the first three matches, the Stafanie Taylor-led side won the series 3-2. Chasing 194 Read More…

Dhawan, Kishan half-centuries help India take 1-0 series lead

Colombo: A disciplined performance from the bowlers was followed up by composed knocks from Shikhar Dhawan (86) and Ishan Kishan (59) as the visitors notched up a comfortable victory in Colombo. Winning the toss, Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka opted to bat first. Openers Avishka Fernando (32) and Minod Bhanuka (27) got the hosts off to a steady start with a partnership of 49. But this would set up a theme in thRead More…

Babar, Rizwan help Pakistan score its biggest T20 score

KARACHI: Pakistan are off and running on their tour of England, taking out the first T20I by 31 runs despite a thrilling century from Liam Livingstone in Nottingham. Livingstone blasted 103 off 43 balls, posting the third-highest score by a T20I batter at No.5. His ton came up in just 42 deliveries – making it the quickest by an England batter – and featured six fours and nine sixes, but England were stilRead More…

25th Chief of The Naval Staff Open Golf Championship concludes

KARACHI: Closing ceremony of 25th Chief of The Naval Staff Open Golf Championship 2021 held at Karachi Golf Club (KGC). Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi grace the occasion as Chief Guest. The four days long Golf Championship, held from 08 to 11 July 2021, has become a major event in golfing circles since 1995. The categories in the championship included 36 holes each for KGC ProfessionaRead More…

Zimbabwe post 140 for 3 after Bangladesh declared second innings

Harare: Zimbabwe posted 140/3 after Bangladesh declared their second innings on 284/1, still needing 337 runs to win on the final day in Harare. Bangladesh dominated the moving day with hundreds from Shadman Islam (115) and Najmul Hossain Shanto (117), giving the hosts a formidable target of 477. Even though Captain Brendan Taylor rose to the occasion with yet another fifty, Zimbabwe only have seven wickets in hRead More…