Pakistan U19 team leaves for Asia Cup in Sri Lanka

KARACHI: A 21-member Pakistan squad, including six officials, left for Colombo from Karachi on Tuesday to take part in the U19 Asia Cup. The squad, led by Nasir Nawaz, includes some of the country’s most promising youngsters in the revamped national team that has been...

Misbah wants Pakistan to be first Asian side to win in Australia

MELBOURNE: Pakistan Test captain Misbahul Haq has set a very high goal for himself and the team in the upcoming Test series against Australia — to become the first Asian country to beat the Kangaroos Down Under. Australia have never been beaten in a Test...

Pakistan defeat India to reach Asian Netball Championship final

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan netball team Saturday defeated traditional rivals India in a thrilling contest to make it to the final of First Asian Men’s Netball Championship 2016, being played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to information received here, Pakistan team beat India by 27 26 goals....

Olympians to inaugurate KP Inter-Regional U-16 Hockey Championship on Dec 22

PESHAWAR: A total of 12 Hockey Olympians will be coming to Peshawar to inaugurate the forthcoming Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inter-Regional Under-16 Boys Hockey Championship on December 22 at Lala Ayub Hockey Stadium, President KP Hockey Association Captain (Retd) Tariq Hayat said. He said Hockey Olympians and...

Shah suffers back injury during practice as Australia tour looms

CAIRNS: Leg spinner Yasir Shah suffered a back injury during a practice session at Cazaly's Stadium in Cairns, Australia, Pakistan Cricket Board officials said on Tuesday. Shah, who is receiving treatment for the injury in Cairns, has been advised to rest for two days, the...

Wahab can only perform on Asian pitches, says Asif

KARACHI: Fast bowler Mohammad Asif has said that pacer Wahab Riaz doesn’t know how to bowl in Australia and New Zealand. Mohammad Asif criticized Wahab Riaz over his performance in New Zealand and said that he cannot bowl on the pitches in the two countries....

Azam like a young Kohli, says Mickey Arthur

SYDNEY: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur compared "young gun" Babar Azam to Virat Kohli on Thursday, saying the 22-year-old reminded him of the India skipper at the same age. Batsman Azam has played only three Tests, narrowly missing out on a century in Pakistan’s loss to...

Not decided about leaving captaincy as yet: Misbah

LAHORE: Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has expressed that he hasn’t decided to leave captaincy after the Australian tour as yet. Misbah-ul-Haq cleared out that he cannot say anything about remaining captain until 2018 for now. However, he let it be known that unless and until...

Pakistani cricketers ranking falls after NZ defeat

DUBAI: After team downfall players have also fell in ICC new ranking following the Test clean sweep by New Zealand’s hand. In ICC new ranking Younas Khan slipped to 10the from fourth, Azhar Ali downed from 16th to 17th while Asad Shafique also downed by...

Mohammad Hafeez clears bowling action test

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) deemed Mohammad Hafeez's bowling action legal on Wednesday, paving the way for his return to international cricket, ICC reported. Hafeez expressed joy at the news while talking to DawnNews. He added that he enjoys bowling and missed it during...

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