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ICC congratulates Pakistan for successful staging of Independence Cup

The International Cricket Council has congratulated Pakistan for the successful staging of the Pakistan versus the World XI series for the Independence Cup at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. In their video messages, which are available here for free download and editorial use, ICC Director, …

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Pakistan defeat World XI by 33 runs, lift Independence Cup trophy

LAHPRE-UNS – Pakistan has defeated World XI by a margin of 33 runs after batting first and posting a total of 183 and losing just four wickets. World XI have won the toss and chose to field first in the decisive Twenty20I of series of …

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World XI beat Pakistan to level series 1-1

World XI beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international to level the three-match series 1-1 here at Gaddafi stadium on Wednesday night. Hashim Amla (72) and Thisara Perera (47) batted with aggression to help the visitors reach a 175-run target in 19.5 …

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Security has improved in Pakistan: ICC CEO

LAHORE -UNS – International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson has said on Wednesday (September 13) that security situation in Pakistan have improved. Richardson addressed a joint press conference with Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi today in Lahore ahead of the second World XI …

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Pakistan beat World-XI in the first T20 match by 20 runs

LAHORE -UNS – Pakistan has defeated the World-XI in the first match of the three-T20 series. Pakistan was put to bat by the World-XI captain Faf du Plesis after winning the toss. Pakistan scored 197 runs with some brilliant contributions by Babar Azam and Shoaib …

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Excitement high as World XI series to begin today in Lahore

LAHORE -UNS: Pakistan XI are all excited and raring to take on the World XI in the opener of Independece Day being played this evening in Lahore’s Qaddafi stadium. A World XI squad comprising 14 players from eight top cricket-playing nations landed in Lahore early …

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Independence Cup trophy unveiled

LAHORE -UNS/AFP – Independence Cup trophy for Pakistan Vs World series was unveiled on Monday in Gaddafi Stadium after Faf du Plessis led World XI arrived in Lahore. A World XI squad comprising 13 players from seven top cricket-playing nations landed in Lahore early Monday …

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Pakistan was deprived of international cricket for no fault of its own: Andy Flower

LAHORE -UNS: The brave nation of Pakistan was deprived of international cricket for a long time since 2009 for no fault of its own, said World XI team coach Andy Flower. South Africa’s Faf du Plessis, the captain of World XI, and the team’s coach …

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World XI tour is about more than just cricket, says ICC’s Giles Clarke

The Chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC) Task Force on Pakistan Giles Clarke on Monday congratulated the Pakistani people over the revival of cricket in the country and said, “It is not just cricket, but much much more than that”. Clarke was addressing a press …

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Pakistan take big step in from cold as World XI come to play

LAHORE -UNS : Pakistan take a huge step towards reviving international cricket at home after years of isolation when they host a three-match Twenty20 series amid tight security against a star-studded World XI, starting Tuesday. The series will be the most high-profile in the cricket-mad …

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