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Amir ‘s career set to come full circle

LONDON: The floppy hair he had as a teenager may have been replaced by a shorter cut and the once clean-shaven face is now home to a goatee beard. But there was no mistaking the whippy left-arm action as Mohammad Amir ran into bowl against …

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Pakistani team observes 1 minute silence in memory of Edhi

LONDON : Pakistani cricket team on Saturday paid respect to late philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi by observing one minute’s silence prior to the start of the second day of the tour match against Sussex. The players shall appear in the 3-day match taking place at …

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England Series ‘Biggest Challenge’: Misbah

LONDON: Pakistan Test Captain Misbah-ul-Haq has called on his team to gear up for the mighty task his team will undertake come Thursday. Pakistan, who are preparing for their first Test series on English soil in six years, will take on the Alastair Cook-led England …

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ICC approves inclusion of women’s cricket event in 2022 Commonwealth Games

DUBAI: The 2016 ICC Annual Conference has decided to submit an application for a women’s cricket event to be included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban. Following a presentation by the Commonwealth Games Federation, the Board has decided to submit an application for a …

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Indian cricketer arrested in Zimbabwe for allegedly raping woman

HARARE -UNS – An Indian cricket player who is in Zimbabwe for ongoing series has been arrested by police personnel for allegedly molesting woman, reported on Sunday. The incident has been confirmed by police spokesman Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba. He told the media that the …

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Pakistan cricket team leaves for England

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team has left here for England where it will play a series of four Test matches, followed by five One-day Internationals and a Twenty20 International. On reaching London, the cricket team will undergo a ten-day training camp to get familiar with the …

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KARACHI -UNS: The Fifth Corporate T-20 Tricket Cup will commence here from June 17. The organizers said on Saturday that eight corporate teams would participate in the contest and prominent players would be seen in action. They said that it would be played at the Moin Khan Academy here up …

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Pakistan name Test squad for England tour

LAHORE: Pakistan Sunday named a 17-man squad for the four-match Test series in England starting next month. A team for the following five one-day internationals and a Twenty20 will be announced later. Squad: Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Mohammad Hafeez (subject to fitness), Shan Masood, Sami Aslam, Azhar …

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Lawson advises Pakistan head coach to use expertise of ex-players

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson believes Mickey Arthur should use the expertise of ex-players’ like Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram to improve the game saying their experience is valuable and you have to use it. Geoff said Arthur should understand the local culture first …

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England tour: PCB announces players for skill camp

LAHORE -UNS : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced players for skill camp ahead of England tour. Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq, at a news conference, revealed that 21 cricketers will take part in the camp. The camp will be held from May 30 to June …

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