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December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Model Town (W) in final

LAHORE: Model Town Whites marched into the final of 15th M Siddiq Memorial Cricket Tournament when they beat Strong Stags club by one wicket in a crucial first semifinal played at Model Town Whites ground on Friday. Dashing batting by Abdul Moqeet was the main feature of the match. Scores: Stags Club 255/8 in 40 overs (Rizwan Siddiq 45, Zain Bin Farooq

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Islamabad in U-16 Cricket quarters

ISLAMABAD: Kamran Riaz (64 not out) smashed half century as Islamabad moved into the quarterfinals of the National Under-16 cricket showing hapless Rawalpindi the door in a match played Friday at the Diamond Ground. Besides Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar and Faisalabad also made it the last eight stage from Pool A. On Friday, Rawalpindi were restricted 1

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Super League in full swing

LAHORE: Four more matches were decided in the Premier Super League Corporate Cricket Tournament here at the two different grounds of the city. At Model Town Whites Ground, Jazz outlasted Honda by 5 wickets. Honda made 170-3. Jazz, in reply, achieved target in 19.2 overs. Khurrum Humayun was declared man of the match. In the second match, played at Model 1

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Pakistan face India in Blind Cricket WC opener

LAHORE: Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) Thursday announced the schedule of the forthcoming 5th edition of World Cup Cricket of the Blind (ODI format) to be held in Pakistan and UAE from January 7 to 21, 20i8. Opening ceremony will be held at Lahore and Ajman on January 7,2018. The 1st match of the World Cup will be played between Pakistan and India 1

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Bangladesh unveil schedule for tri-nation ODI series

DHAKA: Bangladesh announced Thursday the schedule for a tri-nation One-day International series in January against Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka.The tournament will run from January 15 to January 27 under lights at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said.The hosts will also play two Tests and two Twenty20 matches against 1

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Black Cap de Grandhomme misses ODIs after father dies

WELLINGTON: Black Caps all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme will miss the upcoming One-day International series against the West Indies after the sudden death of his father, New Zealand Cricket said Thursday. Zimbabwe-born de Grandhomme was travelling to Harare to be with his family and will be replaced in the squad by Doug Bracewell.“This is obviously extremely

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM Azmat shines in Shifa win

ISLAMABAD: Batsman Azmat Bashir (74) helped Shifa Hospital beat Eagle Star Club Rawalpindi by five wickets in a friendly cricket match here at the Rawalpindi Cricket Club, says a press release. Batting first, Eagle Star were bowled out for 199 in the 29th over. Mannan (42), Hameed (37), Asad (30) and Danish (27) were the key batsmen for Eagle Star. Salman

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM SLC look to relaunch T20 league

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) hopes to revive the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) — or a similar showpiece T20 tournament — by the end of 2019. The board has not begun planning the event yet, but according to the latest version of the FTP, it has taken the preliminary step of blocking out a three-week slot in August and September 2019. This will give SLC the option 1

December 14, 2017 12:00 AM Abbottabad outplay Pindi in U-16 Cricket

ISLAMABAD: Abbottabad beat Rawalpindi by nine wickets in the National Under-16 Cricket Championship at the Pindi Stadium Wednesday. Asked to bat first Rawalpindi managed just 70 for the loss of eight wickets in reduced quota of 15 overs. Adil Niaz (2-11) and Syed Bilal (2-23) bowled well for Abbottabad. Amad Afzal (39 not out) then helped Abbottabad

December 13, 2017 12:00 AM KMC sports complex projects to be completed in Feb

KARACHI: Around 95 percent of the work on projects at KMC sports complex has been done but completion has been delayed because of the death of its contractor, sources told ‘The News’. He died about a year and a half ago, but KMC authorities have failed to get the work resumed so far. A high official of KMC told ‘The News’ that they were striving to complete 2