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Amir destroys CA XI after Pakistan dismissed for 208

CAIRNS -UNS – Pakistan pacemen produces a dazzling display with the pink ball under lights in their tour match against Cricket Australia XI on Thursday ahead of first Test against Australia in Brisbane. Pakistan quick Mohammad Amir took three wickets in his first two overs …

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Modi govt main hurdle in Pak-India cricket series: PCB chairman

LAHORE -UNS – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has on Friday said that the Modi government was the main hurdle in a Pakistan-India series. He said that Pakistan was always ready to play against India. Addressing a hard-hitting press conference after some four …

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Pakistan Hockey Federation slams FIH, sees influence of India

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Tuesday slammed the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for omitting Pakistan from the Junior World Cup saying that the world governing body is fully influenced by their Indian counterpart. It may be mentioned here that the FIH had …

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New Zealand beat Pakistan by 138 runs for 2-0 series win

HAMILTON (AFP) – New Zealand beat Pakistan by 138 runs in the second Test in Hamilton on Tuesday to secure a clean sweep of their two-Test series. Set a target of 369 in their second innings, Pakistan were all out for 230 with less than …

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Pakistani boxer successfully defends WBC Silver Flyweight title

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Pakistani boxer Muhammad Waseem defended World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Flyweight title by defeating Philippine’s Giemel Magramo on Sunday in Seoul, South Korea. Waseem beat the Philippine boxer 3-0 in the highly anticipated 12-round fight. Born in Quetta, 29-year-old Waseem is currently WBC …

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NZ eye first Pakistan series win in decades

HAMILTON (AFP) – New Zealand have a chance to seal a first series win against Pakistan in more than 30 years in the second Test in Hamilton with the tourists without talisman Misbah-ul-Haq. The seventh-ranked Black Caps go into the match which begins Friday 1-0 …

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FIFA chief wants video refs for next World Cup

PARIS: FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he is in favour of introducing video refereeing for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after previously expressing fears it would break up games too much. The head of world football’s governing body told Tuesday’s Le Parisien newspaper that …

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UAE drifter Ahmad Daham to visit Pakistan next month

ISLAMABAD -UNS- One of the world’s most prominent drifters Ahmad Daham is visiting Pakistan to both explore and support the drifting scene of Pakistan. Red Bull Car Park Drift Champion, this will be Ahmad’s maiden visit to Pakistan. His visit is aimed at supporting the …

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New Zealand beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in first Test

CHRISTCHURCH (AFP) – A Kane Williamson half century saw New Zealand snap a four-Test losing streak when they beat Pakistan by eight wickets Sunday in the first Test at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. A low-scoring match was wrapped up inside eight sessions after the first day’s …

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Pakistan teams safe after New Zealand earthquake

UNS- All members of the Pakistan cricket team are safe in Nelson after a powerful earthquake hit New Zealand on Sunday, their manager Wasim Bari confirmed. Pakistan were in Nelson to play a three-day tour game before the first Test, scheduled to begin in Christchurch …

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