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  • Subhan, Aman to vie for men’s singles title

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 243

    ISLAMABAD: Subhan bin Salik and Aman Attique Khan moved into the men’s singles final of the CAA National Tennis Championship at the Islamabad Tennis Complex courts on Tuesday. In the semi-finals, Subhan edged out Zalan Khan 6-4, 7-6(4) while Aman blanked Saifullah Khalid Khawaja 6-0, 6-0. Mahvish Chishti and Farida Farooqi will be pitted against each other

  • Khurram helps Faisalabad bowl out Sialkot cheaply

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 235

    ISLAMABAD: Pacer Khurram Shahzad picked up 7-55 as Faisalabad bowled out Sialkot for meager 101 on the opening day of the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy Grade II match at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad Tuesday. When stumps were drawn for the day, Faisalabad in reply were reached 97-4 with skipper Misbahul Haq (37 not out) still at the crease. Earlier, Khurram

  • PSL tickets available online

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 232

    LAHORE: Sharjah will host a total of eight HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) games; the historic venue with the record for staging most One-Day-Internationals (236) will be the centre stage for the HBL PSL matches for the fourth successive year since the inception of the league in 2016, says a PCB release. HBL PSL 2019 arrives at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium

  • In-form Olivier earns career-best ICC ranking

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 241

    DUBAI: South Africa fast bowler Duanne Olivier has reached a career-best 24th position in the ICC Test Player Rankings after another stellar performance in the final Test in Johannesburg, which his side won by 107 runs to complete a 3-0 series sweep over Pakistan. Olivier’s match haul of eight for 125 has lifted him eight slots in the list led by his compatriot

  • Punjab Badminton semis, final today

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 223

    LAHORE: The semifinals and finals of Punjab Badminton Championship will be played on Wednesday at Nishtar Park Sports Complex Lahore. The semi-finals will be played in the morning and the final will start at 3.00 pm. On the second day of the championships pre- quarterfinals and quarterfinals of the men’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s singles and women’s

  • Shiffrin scorches to 53rd WC win

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 231

    KRONPLATZ, Italy: Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin continued her incredibly rich vein of form with her 53rd World Cup victory in Kronplatz’s giant slalom on Tuesday.The 23-year-old American, the double defending World Cup overall champion, clocked a combined total of 2min 04.75sec over two runs, having taken a 1.39sec lead over the first descent. France’s

  • Indian citizen jailed for betting in BPL

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 228

    DHAKA: A mobile court on Tuesday handed a one month jail to an Indian citizen in relation to illegal betting during Bangladesh Premier League matches that were held at the Sylhet International Stadium.The executive magistrate Mohammad Mainul Hossain Chowdhury said that they have handed the punishment after he was found guilty of illegal betting. “He was an Indian

  • 3 matches decided in Premier Cricket League

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 237

    LAHORE: IPC, 3D Modelling and Jazz won their round matches against Akzonobel, UBS XI and Honda in the Premier Super Cricket League. In the first match played at Township Whites Ground, IPC beat Akzonobel by 40 runs. IPC set a target of 186 .In reply, Akzonobel could score 145. Waheed Anwar from IPC played a brilliant innings of 51 runs and was awarded

  • Asif named PCB’s security adviser

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 230

    LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed Col (retd) Asif Mahmood its security adviser after its director security resigned. PCB’s director security and vigilance Col (retd) Muhammad Azam earlier stepped down from his position when the Pakistan Super League-4 is just a month away. An official of the PCB stated that appointment of security and vigilance

  • Sialkot cheaply dismissed in QAT G-II

    January 16, 2019 12:00 AM 222

    ISLAMABAD: Pacer Khurram Shahzad picked up 7-55 as Faisalabad bowled out Sailkot for meagre 101 on opening day of Quaid-i-Azam Trophy (QAT) Grade II match at the Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad Tuesday. When stumps were drawn for the day, Faisalabad in reply reached 97 for 4 with skipper Misbahul Haq (37 not out) still at the crease. Earlier, Khurram bowled