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Yasir picked for test squad against Sri Lanka

LAHORE: Leg spinner has been picked in Pakistan’s squad for the upcoming test series Sri Lanka starting from 28th September. Pakistan announced its test squad for the two-match test series against the island-nation on Saturday. The right arm spinner made it to the team after …

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Testing the waters: Saudi women get one-time access to a stadium

By James M. Dorsey Saudi Arabia’s 85th birthday could prove to be historic — one that could put to the test opposition to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s reform plans, even if he has cracked down on potential critics in recent weeks. Saudi women, barred …

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Peace Cup : Pakistan XI beat UK Media XI by 133 runs

NORTH WAZIRISTAN-UNS – Pakistan XI have Thursday beaten UK Media XI by a huge margin of 133 runs in the Twenty20 game of the Peace Cup. UK Media XI had won the toss and decided to bowl first. Pakistan XI scored a mammoth total of …

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ICC congratulates Pakistan for successful staging of Independence Cup

The International Cricket Council has congratulated Pakistan for the successful staging of the Pakistan versus the World XI series for the Independence Cup at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. In their video messages, which are available here for free download and editorial use, ICC Director, …

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Pakistan defeat World XI by 33 runs, lift Independence Cup trophy

LAHPRE-UNS – Pakistan has defeated World XI by a margin of 33 runs after batting first and posting a total of 183 and losing just four wickets. World XI have won the toss and chose to field first in the decisive Twenty20I of series of …

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World XI beat Pakistan to level series 1-1

World XI beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international to level the three-match series 1-1 here at Gaddafi stadium on Wednesday night. Hashim Amla (72) and Thisara Perera (47) batted with aggression to help the visitors reach a 175-run target in 19.5 …

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Security has improved in Pakistan: ICC CEO

LAHORE -UNS – International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson has said on Wednesday (September 13) that security situation in Pakistan have improved. Richardson addressed a joint press conference with Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi today in Lahore ahead of the second World XI …

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Pakistan beat World-XI in the first T20 match by 20 runs

LAHORE -UNS – Pakistan has defeated the World-XI in the first match of the three-T20 series. Pakistan was put to bat by the World-XI captain Faf du Plesis after winning the toss. Pakistan scored 197 runs with some brilliant contributions by Babar Azam and Shoaib …

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Excitement high as World XI series to begin today in Lahore

LAHORE -UNS: Pakistan XI are all excited and raring to take on the World XI in the opener of Independece Day being played this evening in Lahore’s Qaddafi stadium. A World XI squad comprising 14 players from eight top cricket-playing nations landed in Lahore early …

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Independence Cup trophy unveiled

LAHORE -UNS/AFP – Independence Cup trophy for Pakistan Vs World series was unveiled on Monday in Gaddafi Stadium after Faf du Plessis led World XI arrived in Lahore. A World XI squad comprising 13 players from seven top cricket-playing nations landed in Lahore early Monday …

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