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Pakistan crush Hong Kong

Pakistan on Sunday started their Asia Cup campaign on winning tone by thrashing novice Hong Kong by eight wickets. Batting first, Honk Kong were dismissed on below par total of 116. Usman Khan took three wickets whereas Hassan Ali and Shadab Khan took two wickets …

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Mani elected new PCB Chairman unopposed

LAHORE -UNS – Former International Cricket Council (ICC) head Ehsan Mani on Tuesday has been made Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Mani was elected unopposed during the Board of Governors (BoG) meeting at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. He will perform his duties for …

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Four overs for one run: Irfan breaks T20 record

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan bowled the most economical spell in Twenty20 history on Saturday, only conceding a run from his final ball. The giant 7ft 1in (2.16m) left-armer, playing for Barbados Tridents against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the Caribbean Premier League, also …

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Ehsan Mani nominated as PCB chairman

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday nominated Ehsan Mani as the new chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board, following the resignation of Najam Sethi from the post. “I have appointed Ehsan Mani as Chairman PCB. He brings vast and valuable experience to the …

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Gavaskar predicted Imran Khan as PM in 2012

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Even before the polls called it, former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar had predicted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and former captain of the Pakistan cricket team Imran Khan as the country’s next prime minister. A video has gone viral showing Gavaskar along with former …

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Cricket teammates, rivals congratulate Pakistan’s Khan on vote win

KARACHI (AFP) – Imran Khan s former teammates and rivals have congratulated the World Cup winner after his party won the most seats in Pakistan s election. The Election Commission said Friday that Khan s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party enjoyed a strong lead over the …

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PCB must focus on 2019 WC: Qadir

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir Thursday said Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) must focus on preparing green-shirts for 2019 World Cup instead of playing Pakistan against below-par teams. Talking to APP, Qadir, who was also former PCB chief selector, said 2019 World Cup is …

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Pakistan beats Australia in T20 tri-series in Zimbabwe

Shaheen Afridi took three wickets as Pakistan completed a clinical 45-run victory over Australia on Thursday in the Twenty20 tri-series in Zimbabwe. Pakistan batted first and opener Fakhar Zaman registered a career-best 73 as they raced to 194 for 7. Then left-arm seamer Afridi starred …

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Pakistan beat Malaysia by 147 runs in Women Asia T20 cup

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Pakistani team defeated Malaysia by 147 runs in Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup played at Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur. Pakistani women team decided to bat first and set a target of 177 in 20 overs at the loss of 5 wickets. The captain …

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More than just a T20I as world champions take on World XI at Lord’s

A galaxy of stars will be on the field at Lord’s to help raise funds for the refurbishment of five cricket stadia in the Caribbean that were damaged by hurricanes in 2017. Much as the 40 overs of cricket out in the middle will be …

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