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Afridi talks about friendly and not-so-friendly Indian cricketers

KARACHI -UNS: Former Pakistan T20 skipper Shahid Khan Afridi said on Thursday that Gautam Gambhir had not moved on from their heated exchange back in 2007. In a column for ICC’s official website, Shahid Afridi said that normally India and Pakistan cricket players were friendly …

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Ronaldo hat-trick leaves Real on verge of final

MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo proved Atletico Madrid’s Champions League dream destroyer once more with a hat-trick as Real Madrid took a commanding 3-0 semi-final, first leg lead on Tuesday. Ronaldo extended his lead as the all-time top scorer in Madrid derby matches by taking his tally …

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T20 ranking: Pakistan move ahead of India

DUBAI -UNS : England moved up to the second spot while Pakistan moved ahead of India, who slipped to the fourth in the ICC Rankings for Teams in T20 Internationals, the global governing body informed in a release on Tuesday. England has vaulted into second …

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Kuwaiti Sheikh Ahmad: The rise,fall of political corruption in international sports

By James M. Dorsey For Kuwaiti Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, long seen as one of the three most powerful men in international sports, resignation from world soccer body FIFA could be the beginning of the end in more than one way. Not only for the …

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ICC approves of new financial model

DUBAI -UNS– The meeting of International Cricket Council’s (ICC) board ended in Dubai as it approved a new financial model that will vastly reduce the BCCI s share of ICC revenue while offering equal amounts to seven of the game s Full Member nations. The …

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ICC rolls back ‘Big Three’ model

DUBAI -UNS : It was an embarrassing setback for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC) as it was outvoted by a decisive vote count on Wednesday as eight members voted for a new financial model. This means that the BCCI will lose …

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Pakistan wins first Test against West Indies by seven wickets

Pakistan wins the first Test against West Indies by seven wickets in the three-match series. Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq hit the winning six as the visitors were chasing a target of just 32 runs.-UNS

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Pakistan announce 15-member Champions Trophy squad

LAHORE-UNS : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday named a 15-member squad for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 to be played in England and Wales from June 1, 2017 to June 18, 2017. Azhar Ali is making his comeback in the team looking at his …

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Ashgabat gets ready to welcome region’s best kick boxers

ASHGABAT -UNS – Beginning on Wednesday, almost 300 of the continent’s best kickboxers will match wits at the Martial Arts Arena in the Ashgabat Olympic Complex during the Asian Kickboxing Confederation (WAKO Asia) Championships 2016/17. Over five days, 290 combat sportsmen and women from 17 …

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Younis becomes first Pakistani to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket

JAMAICA -UNS: Younis Khan became the first Pakistan player to complete 10,000 Test runs as his team reached 201 for four in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 286 at stumps on the third day of the rain-affected first Test at Sabina …

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