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ICC suspends Hafeez for illegal action

LAHORE -UNS– Mohammad Hafeez has been slapped with suspension for illegal action on Thursday after he failed to clear the bowling test. The 37-year-old Pakistani all-rounder was found to exceed the 15-degree level of tolerance enforced by International Cricket Council (ICC). This is the third …

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Franchises pick players as teams shape up for next PSL season

LAHORE-UNS -The players draft for the Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) third edition was held today in Lahore.A total of 501 foreign and local cricketers were available for selection at the draft. The six teams that form the league had previously retained nine players each and …

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Star-studded player draft for Pakistan Super League 2018 underway

LAHORE -UNS – Islamabad United have picked JP Duminy, Quetta Gladiators have selected Shane Watson while Colin Ingram will play for Karachi Kings as franchise owners and coaches have huddled up at National Cricket Academy (NCA) on Sunday for player draft of Pakistan Super League …

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PSL Player Draft 2017: 501 foreign, local cricketers available

LAHORE -UNS: A total of 501 foreign and local cricketers will be available for selection at the HBL Pakistan Super League Player Draft 2017, scheduled to take place on November 12, 2017. Teams have already retained nine players each and will go into the HBL …

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Pakistan beat NZ in ICC Women’s Championships

SHARJAH -UNS : Pakistan made history on Sunday as they beat New Zealand for the first time in Women’s one-dayers at ICC Women’s Championships fixture at Sharjah. They defeated the BlackCaps by five wickets in today’s game. New Zealand, batting first after winning the toss, …

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Gulf crisis: Soccer trumps politics

By James M. Dorsey A target of massive Saudi investment, the Maldives severed diplomatic relations with Qatar hours after a Saudi-UAE-led alliance of largely financially dependent states declared in June an economic and diplomatic boycott of the Gulf state. That didn’t stop the Football Federation …

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Pakistan tops ICC T20I Rankings for the first time

DUBAI-UNS : Pakistan grabbed the top spot in the latest ICC Twenty20 International Rankings on Wednesday after India’s comfortable win against New Zealand in the first contest of 3-match series. India’s 53-run victory brought New Zealand down to 121, three points behind Pakistan, who is …

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Army chief advised PM to resolve football conflict

ISLAMABAD -UNS: An initiative for resolving Pakistan’s football conflict had been taken at the highest level even before the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) was suspended by the FIFA in the second week of this month. The sources said that Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa had …

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Pakistan seal T20 whitewash against Sri Lanka

LAHORE:Pakistan won third T-20 match against Srilanka in Qaddafi Sadaium Lahore.Batting first, Pakistan piled up 180 against Sri Lanka in the dead rubber match of three-match Twenty20 International series at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore on Sunday. Shoaib Malik’s fiery 51 from 24 balls with the help …

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Emerging Players Asia Cup 2018 will be held in Pakistan

LAHORE -UNS : Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi says Emerging Players Asia Cup 2018 will be held in Pakistan in April next year. Talking to newsmen in Lahore on Sunday, he said Sri Lanka’s tour of Pakistan is beginning of a new era …

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