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May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Javed Ali elected PTBF vice-president

LAHORE: Mian Javed Ali, member selection committee Pakistan Tchoukball Federation (PTBF), has been elected as vice president at the federation’s meeting. The PTFF meeting, held at Islamabad, elected Javed Ali as its vice president keeping in view his services for the game. The meeting also endorsed Javed’s appointment as the member of the selection committee

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Buttler vows to play own game after surprise Test recall

LONDON: Jos Buttler has admitted he was as surprised as anyone by his Test recall and said it feels like “another debut”.Buttler, who has not played a Test since December 2016, was hailed for his “unique gifts” by new national selector, Ed Smith. But, having not played a first-class match this year or made a first-class century since January 2014, it was a selection

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Tapal Cricket Club whip Sindh Police

KARACHI: Tapal Cricket Club whipped Sindh Police by 73 runs in their Group A encounter of Karachi Gymkhana Ramazan Festival Twenty20 here at the KG Cricket Ground on Monday. Batting first after winning the toss, Tapal CC capitalised on a grand 116-run opening stand between Zakir Malik (84 off 37 balls) and Nadeem Javed (43 off 37 balls) to post 199 for four. Zakir

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Qasmi CC, Omar Associates record wins in MA Shah Trophy

KARACHI: Qasmi Cricket Club and Omar Associates recorded victories in Dr MA Shah Trophy being held here at Asghar Ali Shah Stadium on Sunday night. In the first game, Qasmi CC overwhelmed Zem Builders by five wickets. Zem Builders were restricted to 133-8 in the allotted 20 overs. Ibrahim Khan hit a quick-fire 30-ball 40 with two sixes and two fours

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM ECB’s 100-ball plan ‘blatantly for TV’, says Swann

LONDON: The ECB’s proposed 100-ball format has been cooked up to fit the TV schedules, according to former England spinner Graeme Swann, and not because cricket doesn’t appeal to a younger audience, as chairman Colin Graves has said. “It will be exactly the same as T20 cricket if they get the world’s best players in it,” Swann said on ESPNcricinfo’s

May 22, 2018 12:00 AM Name of caretaker PM likely to be announced today

ISLAMABAD: Amid a guessing game as to who will be the caretaker PM, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah will hold a crucial meeting today (Tuesday). All the eyes are set on Syed Khursheed Shah as he would likely make the crucial announcement today (Tuesday). Though there were reports

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Amir fit for first England Test

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Saturday erased doubts about Mohammad Amir’s fitness and announced that Amir is fit for the first Test against England which starts from May 24 at Lord’s. “Mohammad Amir is fit and available for the first Test,” the Pakistan Cricket Board said. “His injury was not serious.” The Pakistan squad for the two-match Test series

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Faraz spins Omar CC to impressive win

KARACHI: Left-armer Faraz Ahmed Khan, with a five-wicket haul, spun Omar Cricket Club to a resounding 86-run victory over Emerging Cricketers Academy in their Group B encounter of the 33rd Karachi Gymkhana Ramazan Festival Twenty20 Cricket Tournament 2018 here at the KG Cricket Ground on Saturday. Faraz returned the exceptional figures of five for seven

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM 8 killed in Afghan sports stadium blasts

JALALABAD: As many as eight people were killed and 45 wounded by multiple explosions at a sports stadium in Jalalabad late on Friday night, officials said. The blasts occurred at a football stadium in the city that was hosting a cricket match at the start of the holy month of Ramazan, Sohrab Qaderi, a member of the provincial council said. He said the blasts

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Out of power Nawaz habitually defames Army: Imran

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Saturday that it seemed to be habitual with Nawaz Sharif to malign the Pakistan Army every time he is out of power. “So it seems to be habitual with Nawaz Sharif to malign the Pakistan Army every time he is out of power. He did the same in 1994,” Imran said in a tweet. In another