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October 19, 2017 4:27 AM Hyderabad rally: Sindh can’t be ruined, declares Bilawal

HYDERABAD: As he cautioned the people of Sindh over looking at political alternatives to the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari sought their electoral support in yet another election. At his first public meeting in Hyderabad on Wednesday, Bilawal listed the sacrifices of the PPP leadership and workers, its ideology, and his perceptions

October 19, 2017 1:30 AM PCB not in favour of four-day Tests

KARACHI - The Pakistan Cricket Board has made it clear that it is not in support of playing four-day Test matches, saying it won’t favour Pakistani conditions. A PCB official Wednesday said that the idea of four-day Tests is to favour minor Test teams, but it won’t be ideal for major Test-playing countries. “We don’t get to complete overs here in winters

October 18, 2017 12:54 PM West Indies seeks reciprocation for visiting Pakistan

KARACHI: The West Indies Cricket Board has sought reciprocation from the Pakistan Cricket Board for touring Pakistan later this year. The West Indies Cricket Board (now Cricket West Indies) is committed to touring Pakistan to play three T20Is in November this year, dates of which are yet to be confirmed. An official of PCB told that CWI wanted

October 18, 2017 11:12 AM 2 security personnel killed in North Wazristan IED blast

Two security personnel were martyred as a security forces vehicle hit an IED in North Waziristan's Miramshah on Wednesday, security forces said. According to sources, the forces vehicle was on its way from the Khajuri check-post to Khwar check-post when the blast occurred. Security forces sealed the area and started a search operation following the incident 12

October 18, 2017 2:30 AM Import duty on eatable, luxury items raised by up to 50pc

ISLAMABAD: The government has imposed regulatory duty on import of 36 new products and raised its rates on the existing 240 items in a fresh move to curtail rising trade deficit of the country. The import of these eatable and luxury items — on which the duty has been raised by up to 50 per cent — saw approximately 40pc growth in the first three months 1

October 18, 2017 1:30 AM Pakistan will play in ICC world leagues only if India honours MoU

KARACHI - The Pakistan Cricket Board has agreed to be a part of the World Test and One-day leagues, announced by the ICC, only if the BCCI honours the MoU signed between the two boards in 2014 to play bilateral series. "PCB will only sign on the document for participating in the World Test and ODI leagues if India fulfils its obligations to play bilateral 1

October 17, 2017 4:06 PM Tickets for Pakistan vs Sri Lanka T20I in Lahore go on sale online

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday launched the first phase of online ticket sales for the upcoming T20I match between Pakistan vs Sri Lanka in Lahore. Sri Lanka will play the 3rd T20I of three-match series in Lahore on October 29. The match will also mark the first-ever visit by a major Test playing country since the attack on Sri Lanka 1

October 17, 2017 3:29 PM PCB announces T20 squad, puts tickets for Lahore encounter on sale

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced the 16-member squad for the T20 series against Sri Lanka, and also put the tickets on sale for the last match of the series to be played in Lahore on October 29. According to a statement issued by the board, Mohammad Hafeez has returned to the T20 squad and is replacing Sohail Khan who was part of the squad

October 17, 2017 3:31 AM Upul Tharanga Refuses to Travel to Lahore for T20I: Reports

New Delhi: Even as the Sri Lanka Cricket board chief announced that they will send their best team possible for the third and final T20I against Pakistan in Lahore, which is scheduled to be played on October 29, Cricbuzz has reported that Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain Upul Tharanga has pulled out of the game after raising security concerns. According 1

October 16, 2017 5:36 PM Sri Lanka Cricket confirm Pakistan tour

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket authority confirmed on Monday that it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan later this month for the third and final T20I match despite security concerns expressed by several players. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said its executive committee agreed unanimously that the October 29 match in Lahore should go ahead as scheduled 2