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Pakistan may host South Asian Games in 2018

ISLAMABAD -UNS– Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) President Lieutenant General (retired) Syed Arif Hasan has said that Pakistan will host South Asian Games (SAG) in 2020, however, if Nepal does not host the games in 2018 then Pakistan will host them in 2018 as well. Syed …

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New Zealand grab 5th position in ICC Test Rankings

DUBAI -UNS – New Zealand have overtaken Pakistan to go up to fifth position in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings after completing a 2-0 win over Bangladesh in their two-match series which culminated in Christchurch on Monday. New Zealand, which had won the first …

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Malam Jabba to host first-ever international ski tournament

SWAT -UNS – Making history in the field of skiing in Pakistan, the first international ski tournament — Alpine International Cup — would be held at the picturesque Malam Jabba top in scenic Swat valley in the last week of January.It would be followed by …

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Australia beat Pakistan by 86 runs in fourth ODI, clinch series

SYDNEY -UNS – Australia have beaten Pakistan by 86 runs in fourth one-day international (ODI) at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) and clinched the series as well. David Warner scored a blistering century from Australia which helped the Aussies to set a target of 354 …

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Poor bowling, fielding by Pakistan let Australia score 353/6

SYDNEY (AFP) – A David Warner century helped Australia post an imposing 353 for six in the fourth one-day international against Pakistan at the SCG on Sunday. After Australian captain Steve Smith won the toss, the home side took advantage of a placid wicket as …

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Afridi reflects on Pakistan batting in 3rd ODI

KARACHI -UNS : Star all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Thursday advised players to improve their strike rate in order to challenge Australia in their home conditions. Afridi took to Twitter shortly after Pakistan’s batting in the third one-day against Australia. The all-rounder was of opinion that …

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Pakistan win one-day, T20 series against Australia

LAHORE – UNS : Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board, Shaharyar M. Khan has felicitated Pakistan U-16 Team, coach-cum- Manager and the entire support staff on winning the One Day and T-20 series against Australia at ICC global academy, Dubai. In his message to the team and …

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Ten foreign players agree for supplementary drafting of PSL 2017 final

LAHORE -UNS– Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 administration has obtained assurance of ten foreign cricketers for supplementary drafting of any two teams that are to play the final match in Lahore. Reportedly, district administration and security agencies have chalked out plan to ensure security of …

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West Indies refuse to play T20s during Pakistan tour

ISLAMABAD – UNS – : Pakistan’s hopes of hosting international cricket matches suffered another setback on Saturday after the West Indies refused to compete in a short two Twenty20 match series in Pakistan over security fears. No major team has toured Pakistan since a militant …

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Australia thrash Pakistan by 92 runs in first ODI

BRISBANE -UNS/ AFP – Australia beat Pakistan by 92 runs in the first one-day international at the Gabba on Friday. Matthew Wade scored a last-ball 100 to lead Australia to 268 for nine off their 50 overs. James Faulkner took four wickets for 32 to …

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