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October 13, 2017 7:14 PM Pak vs Sri Lanka: Babar’s ton guides Pakistan to victory

DUBAI: Pakistani bowlers tore through the Sri Lankan batting order, taking the team to an 83-run victory in the first ODI at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Friday. Hasan Ali and Rumman Raees spearheaded the Pakistani assault with their impressive performances, taking 3-36 and 3-49 respectively to restrict Sri Lanka to 209 in 50 overs 3

October 13, 2017 3:23 PM Babar ton takes Pakistan to 292

Ahmed Shehzad was trending on Twitter for a whole hour since the start of the first One-Day International between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Dubai. It was all because he had lasted 12 balls at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, before his inability to rotate the strike resulted in him falling prey to pressure as he holed out to Akila Dananjaya at square 4

October 13, 2017 11:10 AM Gavrilova wins all-Aussie WTA quarter

Daria Gavrilova has survived a scare to beat Lizette Cabrera in three sets in an all-Australian quarter-final at the Hong Kong Open. Gavrilova held on to win 6-1 3-6 6-4 on Friday against the 19-year-old Cabrera, the world No.155 playing in her first WTA quarter. On the other side of the draw, Samantha Stosur - who Gavrilova supplanted to become Australia's

October 12, 2017 12:00 AM John Cena’s ‘a fair bit bigger than I am: Behrendorff

GUWAHATI, India: By the time Jason Behrendorff had finished shredding India’s top order, the internet was going mental over his supposed likeness to WWE wrestler John Cena. And after Australia strolled to an eight-wicket win in the second T20I, Behrendorff was told of the comparison. He’s “a fair bit bigger than I am,” Behrendorff said as he burst out laughing 5

October 11, 2017 7:08 PM Pakistan beat Bangladesh by seven goals in Hero Asia Cup match

DHAKA: It was a match between Pakistan versus hosts Bangladesh which enthralled the local audience on the opening day of the Hero Asia Cup here at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium on Wednesday. Abu Mahmood was the hero of the match with three scintillating goals in the 18th, 41st and 50th minute which helped Pakistan seal their opening match of the tournament 7

October 11, 2017 3:22 PM Ireland edge closer to first-ever Test against Pakistan

KARACHI: The International Cricket Council has confirmed Wednesday they're close to finalising details of Ireland's inaugural Test match. The first-ever match in Ireland's history is "likely" to be staged in Dublin against Pakistan next year, the cricket.com.au quoted an ICC spokesperson as saying. It is understood that talks between Ireland and Pakistan 13

October 11, 2017 11:43 AM Ireland likely to face Pakistan in first-ever Test

Minnows Ireland are likely to face Pakistan in their first-ever Test match, which is expected to take place in April or May next year. Ireland, who along with Afghanistan were given Test status in June earlier this year, are yet to play an official match in the longest format of the game. Even though nothing is confirmed yet, the International Cricket 12

October 11, 2017 10:33 AM Clinical India Maul Japan 5-1 In Asia Cup Hockey Opener

Title favourites India produced an impressive performance to outclass Japan 5-1 in their opening campaign at the 10th edition of the men' Asia Cup hockey tournament, here on Wednesday. In their first tournament under a new coach, India meant business and found the net in each quarter, twice in the third, to streamroll their less-fancied but tricky opponents 18

October 9, 2017 8:28 AM Lesson from the past: Why learning Mandarin is the precautionary measure that Pakistan needs to enforce right now @ Pakistan Herald

Some Pakistanis believe CPEC to be the equivalent of the Marshall Plan, an American initiative to aid Europe economically post World War II. Others believe that it is simply another East India Company (EIC) in the making, equivalent to calling CPEC a vehicle for colonialism. If you think about it, the idea that the Chinese could become the new British 5

October 8, 2017 7:55 AM WATCH: Temba Bavuma's stunning catch to dismiss Mushfiqur Rahim

Temba Bavuma produced a stunning catch to dismiss Mushfiqur Rahim on day two of the second Test between South Africa and Bangladesh. South Africa's fast bowlers ripped through Bangladesh's batting as the home side gained a massive 426-run first-innings lead on the second day of the second and final Test at Mangaung Oval on Saturday. Bangladesh were bowled 7