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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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World Bicycle Day: Global cooperation needed

On April 12, 2018, at the 82nd meeting of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly on the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was unanimously adopted Resolution 72/272, which declares 1st June of each year as the “World Bicycle Day”. …

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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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Al Jazeera urged to hand over cricket fixing evidence

Qatari news channel Al Jazeera was urged to hand over evidence of alleged match-fixing on Monday after a TV documentary claimed to uncover corruption at the highest levels of world cricket. England s coach and captain both slammed allegations of spot-fixing as “outrageous”, and Australia …

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2018 World Cup offers Chechnya opportunity to play Middle Eastern politics

By James M. Dorsey When strongman Ramzan Kadyrov last month opened The Local, a United Arab Emirates-funded luxury hotel in the Chechen capital of Grozny and prepared to receive Egypt’s World Cup qualifying national team as its first guests, he was cashing in on more …

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Victory in Lord: Pakistan wins against England by 9 wickets

Pakistan won the first Test match at Lord’s against England by nine wickets, beating the hosts convincingly by outclassing them in all three departments of the game. Mohammad Abbas was named the Player of the Match for his spectacular performance, which saw him notching eight …

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Pak youth teams to feature in U12, U18 baseball championships

LAHORE -UNS- Baseball Federation of Asia has announced the names of participating teams of BFA U12 Baseball Championship and BFA U18 Baseball Championship. Syed Fakhar Ali Shah, President Pakistan Federation Baseball, said that Pakistan U12 Baseball Team will participate in 10th BFA U12 Asian Baseball …

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Imam-ul-Haq keeps Ireland at bay

Pakistan debutant Imam-ul-Haq was doing his best to deny Ireland victory in their maiden Test as a dramatic match at Malahide headed towards a thrilling conclusion on Tuesday. Pakistan collapsed to 14 for three in pursuit of a seemingly modest victory target of 160 on …

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World’s best goalkeeper Mansoor is no more

KARACHI -UNS – Former Olympian and hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmad passed away in Karachi on Saturday. He was 49. The former Olympian was suffering from heart disease for the past few months and was undergoing treatment at National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD). Pakistan’s celebrated …

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ICC’s bowling action law ‘unfair’: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez

LAHORE-UNS – Pakistan cricket team’s all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez criticized International Cricket Council (ICC) law regarding bowling action. The player, known with the name of ‘Professor’ in national cricket team, has recently allowed bowling in international cricket after remodeling action. He was banned from bowling over …

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