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England beat Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener

Joe Root made an unbeaten hundred as tournament hosts England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening match of the 2017 Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday.

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PCB announces sixth PSL franchise

LAHORE -UNS: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced that Multan would be the sixth franchise of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2018 edition. In an announcement on Twitter, HBL PSL congratulated Schon Group on meeting the reserve price of $5.2 m per year for the …

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England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

LONDON (AFP) – England and Bangladesh will look for a return to form from their top-order batsmen when they launch the Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday. On Monday, across London at Lord s, England collapsed to 20 for six in five overs — …

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Babar Azam only Pakistani in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings

DUBAI -UNS– Babar Azam is the only cricketer from Pakistan to feature in the top 10 of the ICC Players Rankings for ODIs as he was ranked seven in the batsman s chart. The latest ODI rankings were dominated by South African cricketers. South African …

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Pakistan defeat Bangladesh by 2 wickets in thrilling match

BIRMINGHAM: After suffering a batting collapse, Pakistan were able to pull off a last over win over Bangladesh by 2 wickets as the two sides clashed in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 warm-up match on Saturday. Fahim Ashraf and Hasan Ali were no doubt the …

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Ex-Pakistan Army officer conquers Mount Everest

ISLAMABAD -UNS : A retired Pakistan Army lieutenant colonel Abdul Jabbar Bhatti became the fourth Pakistani to successfully climb on top of Mount Everest. According to reports, it took the ex-Pakistan Army soldier him 90 days to achieve the feat. An esteemed mountain climber and …

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New kits for Pak squad for Champions Trophy

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Pakistan Cricket Board has had new kits designed for Champions Trophy for Pakistan eleven who are currently in London and continuing with a training camp ahead of the big tournament. The squad left for London earlier this week to participate in the training …

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Afridi back at Hampshire

LONDON: Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi is to return for a third spell with Hampshire after signing to take part in this season’s English Twenty20 Blast, the south coast club announced Thursday. Nicknamed ‘Boom Boom’ for his aggressive big-hitting, the 37-year-old is also a highly …

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Women wrestlers set to fire up intl event in Karachi

KARACHI -UNS: Pakistan’s first-ever international professional wrestling event will kick off in Karachi from Wednesday. Around 25 international wrestlers, including four women wrestlers, from 20 different countries will be competing in the event. The event will be concluded on Sunday. France-based Pakistani wrestler Badshah Khan, …

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Misbah-ul-Haq gets hero’s welcome on return to Pakistan

LAHORE -UNS – Pakistan’s most successful Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq Wednesday received a wonderful welcome at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport on his return from West Indies after the historic series victory. Misbah arrived in Lahore along with his family, and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials …

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