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December 11, 2018 12:00 AM Somerville left out of NZ squad for SL Tests

DUBAI: Will Somerville, the New Zealand off-spinner who played a starring role on debut in their historic final Test in Abu Dhabi, has been left out of the squad for the upcoming home Tests against Sri Lanka. New Zealand have opted for just one slow bowler, Ajaz Patel, in the 13-man squad announced on Monday. Both Somerville and Ish Sodhi, who was also left out, will play in the fourth

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM India tighten grip on first Test

ADELAIDE, Australia: India built a 166-run lead over Australia on the third day of an absorbing opening Test in Adelaide on Saturday with dangerman Cheteshwar Pujara not out 40, although the late wicket of master batsman Viratkohli gave the home team a glimmer of hope. At stumps, the visitors were 151-3, adding to their first innings total of 250. Ajinkya

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM NBP National Tennis C’ship attracts over 100 entries

KARACHI: More than 100 entries have been received by the organisers of the NBP National Tennis Championship that is starting here on Saturday (today). The event is to be played at DA Creek Club. According to the director of the tournament, they have received more than 100 entries for various events. Khalid Rehmani said that Parbhat Kumar is the top seed in juniors 1

December 7, 2018 12:00 AM Govt policies to unite opposition for joint struggle, says Baloch

MULTAN: Jamaat-e-Islami secretary general Liaqat Baloch has said that the government policies would unite the opposition for joint struggle and protest against it. Addressing a rising youth expo organised by the IJT here on Thursday, he said that the PTI government had failed to provide any relief to the people during its first 100 days.He said that Prime

December 6, 2018 11:24 PM Fawad urges Britain to work with Pakistan against money-laundering

LONDON: Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday met British parliamentarians in London, saying that PTI government is committed to ensuring the supremacy of law and wants to rid people of poverty. During a visit to the UK parliament, Fawad Chaudhry urged the United Kingdom to work in collaboration with Pakistan to eliminate money-laundering 1

December 6, 2018 5:35 AM Yasir Shah breaks 82-year-old world record, becomes fastest bowler to bag 200 Test wickets

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah on Thursday became the fastest cricketer to take 200 Test wickets, breaking an 82-year-old record on the fourth day of the third Test against New Zealand. The 32-year-old trapped nightwatchman Will Somerville leg before for four — his second wicket of the New Zealand second innings — to reach the milestone in his 33rd Test, beating

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM Defending champions Australia down England 3-0

BHUBANESWAR, India: Two-time defending champions Australia scored three goals in the final quarter to beat England by a comfortable 3-0 margin and register their second consecutive win at the men’s hockey World Cup here on Tuesday. The win took Australia to the top of Pool B with six points from two games and virtually secured their place in the quarter-finals 4

December 4, 2018 1:59 AM China hails opening of Kartarpur corridor

BEIJING: China while welcoming the opening of the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims by Pakistan said on Monday that China was pleased to see the interactions between Pakistan and India. “We are glad to see very good interactions between Pakistan and India," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said during his regular briefing while responding 5

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM Cleanliness week in the jurisdiction of CBC

Karachi. (PR) Cleanliness week in the jurisdiction of Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) commenced on Tuesday which will continue till week. Executive Officer CBC Rana Kashif Shehzad while opening the cleanliness drive instructed the officials to improve and manage the system of waste management in all CBC area in order to avoid spreading of all kinds of diseases 1

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan A squad for fifthone-day, T20s against England Lions named

KARACHI: Opening batsman Shan Masood will lead Pakistan A against England Lions in their fifth one-day match and the T20 series. The fifth one-day will be played on Wednesday (tomorrow) in Dubai. The two T20 matches will be played on December 7 and 8 at Nursery Oval, Abu Dhabi.The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam-ul-Haq announced the 13-member 3