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June 24, 2017 11:44 AM Sana Mir ready for Women’s World Cup challenge

Pakistan women’s cricket team captain Sana Mir thinks her team can take inspiration from the triumph of their male counterparts in the recently concluded 2017 Champions Trophy as they begin their World Cup campaign in England. Pakistan take on South Africa in their campaign opener on Sunday after delivering mixed results in the two warm-up games before 3

June 24, 2017 8:26 AM World XI will play in Pakistan, confirm ICC

LONDON: Plans for the full resumption of international cricket in Pakistan moved forward Friday when the sport’s global governing body said it wanted to send a World XI to the country later this year. With the exception of Zimbabwe’s tour two years ago, Pakistan have had to play all of their ‘home’ matches outside of the country since a 2009 terror attack 3

June 24, 2017 7:27 AM Pakistan welcomes ICC decision on ‘Big Three’

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan and Chairman Executive Committee (ECC) Najam Sethi have warmly welcomed ICC unanimously adopting its revised constitution which ends the Big Three concept and gives it a more democratic and egalitarian model. Chairman PCB and Executive Committee Chairman stated that the PCB has worked assiduously 3

June 23, 2017 10:36 PM ICC gives go-ahead to send World XI to Pakistan for T20 series

KARACHI: The International Cricket Council has approved the plan to send an ICC World XI team in Pakistan this year for a three-match series against Pakistan. The plan, now backed by ICC board, is aimed to bring international cricket back to Pakistan. “Plans for a World XI to play in Pakistan later this year continue to be developed as the ICC Board 6

June 23, 2017 9:10 AM Sarfraz wishes Pakistan women’s cricket team ahead of World Cup

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has sent his best wishes to the national women’s cricket team ahead of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, scheduled to begin from Saturday, June 24. In a video message shared by the ICC, the Champions Trophy-winning captain wished best of luck to the Girls in Green and gave some valuable advice. “Keep things simple, be positive 7

June 22, 2017 9:28 PM Pakistan Cricket: back to its roaring best

The Pakistani team seems to have finally discovered a combination that should fetch more victories in months and years to come What an eventful week it has been for Pakistan. Roads, avenues, markets, offices, the rustic rural, and the plushy upscale urban; the entire country and all its ‘galimuhallahs’ are a scatter of celebrations. All major tabloids 5

June 22, 2017 7:31 PM PM to meet winning Pakistan squad at special ceremony on July 5

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sanctioned immediate release of Rs215 million for the Pakistan cricket team, according to a notification issued Thursday, days after they outclassed arch-rivals India to lift the Champions Trophy 2017. Pakistan thrashed India in the Champions Trophy final played at The Oval, London, defeating the arch-rival 5

June 22, 2017 4:26 PM India drops sedition charges against villagers over Pakistan win

NEW DELHI: Indian police said Thursday that 15 Muslims arrested for celebrating a recent Pakistani cricket victory over India would not be charged with sedition, but could still face prison for cheering the rival side. The villagers from central Madhya Pradesh state were arrested Monday after letting off fireworks and cheering for Pakistan as the underdogs 5

June 22, 2017 2:47 PM Afridi urges domestic cricket reforms despite big win

KARACHI: Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has praised the current team for winning the ICC Champions Trophy but also criticised the domestic structure and quality of cricket being played in the country. While speaking at the MoU-signing ceremony between ICMAP and Shahid Afridi Foundation at the former’s premises, Afridi said: “No one had any expectations 5

June 22, 2017 1:10 PM The good, bad and ugly of Champions Trophy after Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs in final

ON Sunday a resurgent Pakistan outfit completed their inspirational turnaround, trashing archrivals India to the tune of a 180-run demolition to claim the 2017 Champions Trophy title. It was a clinical yet awe-inspiring performance from a young side under the guidance of former Australian coach Mickey Arthur to return the favour against an opposition 7