CRICKET: Fazal, Qadir inducted into CB Hall of Fame

LAHORE: Former captains Fazal Mahmood and Abdul Qadir have been inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame posthumously. The two stalwarts have joined Hanif Mohammad, Imran Khan, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Zaheer Abbas, who were the initial inductees to the PCB Hall of Fame by virtue of being part of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. According to PCB information on Saturday, Fazal and Qadir were inducted folloRead More…

England all-rounder Ali announces Test retirement

LONDON: England spin-bowling all-rounder Moeen Ali has announced his retirement from the game’s longest format, bringing an end to a 64-Test career. Ali announced his retirement from Test cricket on Monday. Making his Test debut in 2014, the affable all-rounder scored 2914 runs at 28.29 and took 195 wickets at 36.66 with his off-spin. “I’m 34 now and I want to play for as long as I can and I just wantRead More…

Qualifier wrap: Ireland seal penultimate U19 World Cup spot with Europe victory

LONDON: Ireland booked their tickets in the fourth regional qualifier for next year’s ICC Men’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies, overcoming Scotland in the Europe Qualifier Final in Spain. Despite dropping their tournament opener to the Netherlands, the first time they had lost to the Dutch at Under-19 level in eight years, Ireland stormed to tournament victory, largely thanks to performances witRead More…

Ireland qualify for ICC Men’s U19 Cricket World Cup 2022

LONDON: Ireland’s youth men’s team beat out a strong field in the European finals this week to qualify for the 2022 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Hosted at the Desert Springs facility in Almeria, Spain, the week-long tournament ran from the 19th to the 25th, with the Irish recovering from an early upset against the Netherlands to book their place in the West Indies in 2022. The first day belonged to the DuRead More…

Majid Al Futtaim Launches AI Powered Carrefour City+; The Region’s First Check-Out Free Store

Carrefour City+ The Region’s First Check-Out Free Store Opened today in Mall of the Emirates, the new convenience store provides a fast, seamless and contactless experience using cutting-edge, artificial intelligence technology Carrefour City+ offers customers a fast, seamless and contactless shopping experience
From start to finish, the new store explores a holistic approach to Artificial Intelligence
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Chief Secretary Punjab reviews School Cricket Championship

LAHORE: A review meeting on School Cricket Championship 2021 was held at Planning and Development Board under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Punjab Jawwad Rafique Malik. The objective of the meeting was to implement the framework, approved by Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan regarding revival of domestic sports with a special focus on School Cricket. The presentation was given by the CEO, Central PunjaRead More…

Najeebullah gets PCB CMO post

LAHORE: Dr Najeebullah Soomro, who has made a name in Australia sport with his research, practice and contribution, has been appointed as the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Chief Medical Officer following a robust recruitment process. The position had become vacant following the resignation of Dr Sohail Saleem. According to PCB information on Tuesday, Dr Najeebullah is an MBBS from Karachi’s Dow University of HealRead More…

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…