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New Zealand beat Pakistan by five wickets in fourth ODI

HAMILTON (AFP) – Big-hitting Colin de Grandhomme blasted New Zealand to a five-wicket win over Pakistan in the fourth one-day international in Hamilton on Tuesday. De Grandhomme bludgeoned the Pakistan attack with an unbeaten 74 off 40 balls to reinvigorate New Zealand’s run chase as …

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NZ beat Pakistan in first ODI by 61 runs

WELLINGTON-UNS – After New Zealand thrashed Pakistan for 315 runs in their limited quota of 50 overs, the batting line-up of tourists stumbled from the very beginning and Pakistan on Saturday lost the first one-day international (ODI) by 61 runs under the Duckworth Lewis (D/L) …

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Ashes series: Malan reassures Root will start hitting tons

SYDNEY: Dawid Malan has backed his captain Joe Root to convert his innings into centuries after again missing out on an elusive first century in the Ashes series against Australia. Root took another sickening body blow when his 141-ball vigil was ended by a superb …

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Pakistan drop to second position in ICC T20 rankings

New Zealand have returned to the top of the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Team Rankings after winning the three-match series against the Windies by 2-0, the International Cricket Council reported in a press release on Wednesday. New Zealand had entered the series against the Windies …

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PCB announces squad for New Zealand tour

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced 15-member squad on Saturday for New Zealand tour retaining Sarfraz Ahmed as One-Day International (ODI) skipper. According to the notification issued, Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Imamul Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Muhammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Faheem …

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Hasan Ali, Hafeez maintain top places in ICC ODI player rankings

LAHORE-UNS – Pakistani pacer Hasan Ali has maintained his top spot in the ICC ODI Bowling Rankings with 759 points, ahead of South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir at number two with 743 points. Mohammad Hafeez, on the other hand, has remained on number one in …

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T10 League: Pakhtoons thrash Sri Lanka by 27 runs

Sri Lanka 84/7 in 10 overs Pakhtoons won by 27 runs End of over: 10 | 4 Runs | 1 Wicket | PAKHT: 84/7 Sohail Khan to Senanayake, OUT Sohail Khan to Senanayake, no run Sohail Khan to ST de Silva, 1 run Sohail Khan …

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Hat-trick in T10 cricket league: Afridi becomes first player

SHARJAH -UNS– Pakistan’s star all-rounder Shahid Afridi made hat-trick in second match against Maratha Arabians on inaugural day of T10 cricket league in Sharjah. The veteran player jolted the Maratha Arabians line-up with his three stunning deliveries, defeating Arabians by 25 runs. Maratha Arabians captain …

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Fixing claims rock Ashes series

Perth, Australia -UNS : Cricket chiefs voiced “grave concern” but said there was no evidence the third Ashes Test between Australia and England starting Thursday has been corrupted after a match-fixing bombshell rocked the series. British newspaper The Sun alleged two bookmakers, including an Indian …

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Pakistan’s female power lifter wins four gold medals in 57-kg category in Oceania Pacific Championship

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani female powerlifter Saniha Ghafoor secured four gold medals in 57-kilogramme category during the Oceania Pacific Powerlifting Championship Saturday morning. Saniha bagged these medals in the 57kg category for squat, bench press, deadlift and total weight, during the competition being held at Park Avenue …

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