India eyeing a comeback as South Africa look to seal the series

PAARL: India will have a lot to ponder after succumbing to a 31-run defeat against the Proteas in the first ODI. South Africa outclassed the visitors in all three departments of the game, but India are still a very strong side and will be looking to make a comeback in this do-or-die clash. There may be some changes in the Indian line-up, though. Most of the bowlers, apart from Jasprit Bumrah, went for runs on a trackRead More…

TikTok becomes Official Entertainment Partner for HBL PSL 7 and 8

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced its partnership with TikTok, the leading destination for short form videos, for two seasons of the HBL Pakistan Super League. TikTok will be the official Entertainment Partner for the seventh and eighth editions of one of the world’s most sought after and popular T20 leagues. During the HBL PSL 7 that will be staged in Karachi and Lahore from January 27, TikTRead More…

HBL PSL 7 commentators unveiled

KARACHI: Some of the leading cricket commentators will call the HBL Pakistan Super League 7 action as Pakistan Cricket Board Saturday unveiled the commentators for the upcoming edition, which will commence at Karachi’s National Stadium from 27 January. Former England cricketer Nick Knight and Mike Haysman, the former first-class cricketer and now one of the most credible voices in world cricket, will mark their HBRead More…

India cricket team aim to break Cape Town jinx in pursuit of history

Cape Town: India will look to seal their first-ever series win in South Africa at Cape Town, a venue where they have never beaten the hosts, for the final Test of the series. According to ICC information on Monday, India will welcome back skipper Virat Kohli for the series decider in Cape Town. It’s a venue where they are yet to win a Test match, but if we have learnt anything from this Indian Test team in the recenRead More…

Virat Kohli confirms his availability for series decider

MUMBAI: India skipper Virat Kohli has confirmed his availability for the third and final Test of the ongoing series against South Africa in Cape Town starting Tuesday, 11 January. After missing the second Test in Johannesburg with an upper back spasm, Kohli will return to lead the side in the series decider, with the visitors looking to make history. India have never won a Test series in South Africa, but have a chaRead More…

PCB signs landmark TV broadcast agreement with ARY-PTV consortium

LAHORE: The 2022 and 2023 editions of the HBL Pakistan Super League will be available in High Definition on A Sports and PTV Sports in Pakistan after the Pakistan Cricket Board signed TV broadcast agreement with the local sport channels. The consortium of ARY and PTV had submitted the highest bid at the aggregated fee of PKR4,350,786,786 – 50 per cent more than the last cycle – to secure the two-year-long home TV brRead More…

Sports events in Pakistan to further attract investors: President Alvi

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi, on Saturday, while welcoming the organizers of a two-day esports event in Islamabad, said the tournament would involve Pakistani youth and would bring further investments in the country in future. In his virtual message at the opening of the esports tournament organized by Galaxy Racer here, he said, “I am glad that the investment is taking place in the special technology zone anRead More…

Cricket stadium of Int’l standard to be constructed in Islamabad: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said a cricket stadium of international standard will be constructed in Islamabad. He was chairing a meeting of National Coordination Committee for Housing, Construction, and Development here on Thursday. He said the government is also going to provide 12,400 low-cost and quality flats to the residents of Kachi Abadis of Islamabad. He stressed the need for constructing commeRead More…

7th Begum Kulsum Saifullah Khan National Ranking Tennis Tournaments

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) on Wednesday said the 7th Begum Kulsum Saifullah Khan National Ranking Tennis Tournaments-2021-22 is continued here at PTF Tennis Complex. Islamabad. According to a PTF press release, a total number of 34 matches were players on the second day (Wednesday). Following are the results: Men’s Singles Matches (1st Round): Aqeel Khan bt Sami Zeb Khan 6-1, 6-1; Israr Gul bRead More…

CWI Selection Panel announces squads for six-match tour

Antigua: The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel today announced the squads for the West Indies Men’s team tour of Pakistan. The series will feature three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three T20 Internationals (T20Is) from December 13 to 22 at the National Stadium in Karachi. The panel named a number of uncapped players in both formats. For the ODIs, the newcomers are batters Justin Greaves, Shamarh BrooRead More…