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January 10, 2018 12:00 AM SA call-up Olivier, uncapped Ngidi for second Test

CAPE TOWN: South Africa have added seamers Duanne Olivier and Lungi Ngidi to their squad for the second Test against India, which starts in Pretoria on Saturday. The pair have been called into the squad as potential replacements for Dale Steyn, who has been ruled out of the remainder of the series with a heel injury.It is another bitter blow for the fast bowler

December 31, 2017 12:00 AM Aisha Steel starts expansion plans

KARACHI: Naheed Memon, chairperson of the Sindh Board of Investment, presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Aisha Steel Mills Limited, to mark the start of construction of the company’s expansion plans, a statement said on Saturday. Aisha Steel Mills Limited (ASML), an Arif Habib Group Company, has laid out plans to expand its capacity to a total 3

December 27, 2017 12:00 AM Injured Tsonga withdraws from season-opener in Doha

DOHA: Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has pulled out of January’s Australian Open warm-up event in Doha with a wrist injury, the tournament organisers announced on Tuesday. The 32-year-old, who was the 2008 Australian Open runner-up to Novak Djokovic, is still expected to play in the opening Grand Slam tournament of the year at Melbourne Park, which starts 2

December 11, 2017 12:00 AM Voter verification process in Pindi starts from 15th

RAWALPINDI: Door-to-door voter verification process will start in Rawalpindi district from December 15. According to District Election Commissioner Rawalpindi sources, all arrangements have been finalised and efforts would be made to complete the campaign within a prescribed time-frame. At present, the total registered voters of Rawalpindi district are 2,947,715 including 4

December 11, 2017 12:00 AM Moeen urges England players to improve off-field behaviour

PERTH: England´s cricketers must take responsibility for their actions and improve their off-field behaviour or risk turning a younger generation of players away from the game, all-rounder Moeen Ali said on Sunday. England´s Ashes tour was plunged into another crisis on Saturday after batsman Ben Duckett was suspended for pouring a drink on a senior 5

December 8, 2017 12:00 AM 6th International Hindko Conference starts today

PESHAWAR: The 6th International Hindko Conference will get underway today (Friday). According to a press release issued here on Thursday, the three-day conference has been oganised jointly by the Gandhara Hindko Board and Gandhara Hindko Academy. The theme of the moot is “Attaining national unity through promotion of Indo-Aryan and other Pakistani languages

December 6, 2017 12:00 AM Blundell retained for next WI Test

WELLINGTON: Big-scoring New Zealand wicketkeeper Tom Blundell has retained his spot for the second Test against the West Indies starting on Saturday, with BJ Watling still sidelined by injury. Blundell scored an unbeaten 107 in his maiden Test innings to set New Zealand up for an innings and 67-run victory in the first Test in Wellington.The modest gloveman 3

November 29, 2017 12:00 AM Smith extends lead as No1 Test batsman

DUBAI: Australia captain Steven Smith’s unbeaten 141 in the Brisbane Test earned him five points and helped consolidate his position at the top of the ICC Rankings for Test batsmen. The other big movement on the batting charts was India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara’s rise to No 2: he reclaimed the second spot after 143 against Sri Lanka in the Nagpur Test, moving 2

November 29, 2017 12:00 AM Herath out of third Test

NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath has been ruled out of the third Test against India. Sri Lanka are likely to name leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay, who is uncapped in Tests, as the replacement for the Test that starts here on December 2.Herath went wicket-less in the first Test on a seamer-friendly pitch in Kolkata but contributed with a handy 3

November 28, 2017 12:00 AM Neymar puts PSG on cloud nine at Monaco

PARIS: Edinson Cavani and Neymar were both on target as Paris Saint-Germain edged champions Monaco 2-1 to climb nine points clear atop France’s Ligue 1 on Sunday. But it was a frustrating night in the principality for the world’s most expensive teenager, as Kylian Mbappe missed a raft of chances on his return to the club who will bank 180 million euros 4