ISLAMABAD, Feb 16 (APP): Former captain and a combative left-handed opening batsman Amir Sohail has said that the national team selected for the stint in Twenty20 world cup is lacking quality spinners.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 16 (APP): The much-awaited World Twenty20 match between arch rivals India and Pakistan at the picturesque Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium will have a batsman-friendly pitch and is expected to be a high-scoring game. “For Twenty20s, you know what sort of wickets are prepared.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 16 (APP): Left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz has urged the youth not to get any inspiration from what happened between him and opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad during a Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 match a couple of days ago.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (APP): English Cricketer Luke Wright sees good chances of Pakistan impressing in the Twenty-20 World Cup but feels green-shirts would have been better if Ahmed Shehzad was in the side. Luke said Pakistan have a good chance of impressing in the World T20.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (APP): Batsman Ahmed Shehzad and pacer Wahab Riaz have been fined for breaching the players’ code of conduct during the match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) between Peshawar Zalmis and Quetta Gladiators. The said incident occurred during the fifth over of Quetta’s innings.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (APP): After successfully arranging two back-to-back $25,000 international squash events last year, Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) has persuaded Professional Squash Federation (PSF) to allow it stage four international squash events during the ongoing year, carrying the same prize money. “The first of these high-profile events will be held by the end of… Continue reading Pakistan to hold four $25000 int’l squash events this year
KARACHI, Feb. 14 (APP): West Indies rode on its fast-bowling arsenal to win the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the first time with a tense five-wicket victory over three-time winner India in the final in Mirpur, Bangladesh on Sunday.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 14 (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan has welcomed the Afghan players to use the board’s cricketing facilities saying Afghanistan team will go a long way in the days to come.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 12 (APP): Former Coach Mohsin Hasan Khan while terming PSL as Dubai Super League said the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should be shifted to Dubai as it is doing anything for the promotion of the game in the country.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 12 (APP): Pakistan continued their supremacy in men’s hockey in the region as they defeated historical rivals India 1-0 in the summit clash to clinch gold in the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) at the Moullana Tayabullah Hockey Stadium Guwahati, India on Friday. According to information received here, Awais-ur-Rehman scored the lone goal… Continue reading Pakistan beat India 1-0 to claim hockey gold in SAG
ISLAMABAD, Feb 12 (APP): Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf Friday hit out at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for imposing a five-year ban on him for corruption, saying that the Indian Board did not have any evidence to pronounce him guilty. “What authority does the BCCI or IPL have to ban me… Continue reading BCCI has banned me without any evidence: Asad Rauf
ISLAMABAD, Feb 10 (APP): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup and Twenty-20 World Cup after assessing players’ performances from domestic and A team tours.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 9 (APP): Lahore Qalandars star batsman Umar Akmal believes that Pakistan Super League will help him perform well in the Twenty20 format.
KARACHI, Feb 8 (APP): Umair Masood smashed a fighting century but his grand effort went in van as West Indies stunned Pakistan by five wickets to storm into the semi-final of ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Fataullah (Bangladesh) on Monday. Batting first, Pakistan posted 226 for the loss of six wickets in their 50… Continue reading WI stun Pak to storms in ICC World U19 CWC despite Umairs’ ton
ISLAMABAD, Feb 8 (APP): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday sought a couple of days time from the International Cricket Council (ICC) in announcing squads for the Twenty-20 World Cup and Asia Cup.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 7 (APP): Lianna Swan won another medal for Pakistan in swimming in the South Asian Games at India. Lianna won a silver medal in 100m Breaststroke, says a press release issued here.
ISLAMABAD, Feb 7 (APP): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Sunday banned Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah from playing all types of cricket for a tenure of three months, accepting cricketer’s stance in anti-doping code violation case. Following the announcement, Yasir Shah, who was banned from playing cricket on December 27, 2015; will be able to play… Continue reading ICC bans Yasir Shah till March 27 over anti-doping code violation
ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP): Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar feels the current generation is missing out the unique rivalry of cricket matches between Pakistan and India saying he was looking forward to the Asia Cup where both the countries will meet each other. The cricket lovers around the globe can now take a sigh of relief… Continue reading Current generation missing Indo-Pak rivalry: Shoaib Akhtar
ISLAMABAD, Jan 28 (APP): Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan will present one million rupees and a shield to umpire Aleem Dar on completion of 100 Test matches. The amount and shield will be awarded to Dar on Friday before the start of prize distribution ceremony of final of Cool & Cool Presents Peshawar… Continue reading PCB chief to award Aleem Dar Rs one million, shield
ISLAMABAD, Jan 27 (APP): India and Pakistan will face off twice in 2 months in Twenty20 Internationals, first in Asia Cup and next in World T20 2016.