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June 24, 2017 11:44 AM Sana Mir ready for Women’s World Cup challenge

Pakistan women’s cricket team captain Sana Mir thinks her team can take inspiration from the triumph of their male counterparts in the recently concluded 2017 Champions Trophy as they begin their World Cup campaign in England. Pakistan take on South Africa in their campaign opener on Sunday after delivering mixed results in the two warm-up games before 3

June 24, 2017 8:45 AM Parachinar, Quetta mourn amidst rising death toll from attacks

The death toll from Friday's blasts targeting security personnel and civilians in Quetta and Parachinar has risen to 81, with 24 more people injured passing away overnight. Around 200 injured are still being treated and the condition of 15 is said to be critical. It is feared that the death toll may climb further. Most of the casualties were reported

June 24, 2017 8:26 AM World XI will play in Pakistan, confirm ICC

LONDON: Plans for the full resumption of international cricket in Pakistan moved forward Friday when the sport’s global governing body said it wanted to send a World XI to the country later this year. With the exception of Zimbabwe’s tour two years ago, Pakistan have had to play all of their ‘home’ matches outside of the country since a 2009 terror attack 3

June 24, 2017 7:27 AM Pakistan welcomes ICC decision on ‘Big Three’

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan and Chairman Executive Committee (ECC) Najam Sethi have warmly welcomed ICC unanimously adopting its revised constitution which ends the Big Three concept and gives it a more democratic and egalitarian model. Chairman PCB and Executive Committee Chairman stated that the PCB has worked assiduously 3

June 24, 2017 3:45 AM Elaine Thompson Blasts To 10.71 To Win Jamaica Trials

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sporting Alert — Olympic champion Elaine Thompson blasted to a world-leading time of 10.71 seconds to win the women’s 100m title at the Jamaica Trials at the National Stadium on Friday night. Thompson, who was the Diamond League overall 100m champion from last season, which earned her a spot on the Jamaican team to the IAAF World Championships 3

June 23, 2017 10:36 PM ICC gives go-ahead to send World XI to Pakistan for T20 series

KARACHI: The International Cricket Council has approved the plan to send an ICC World XI team in Pakistan this year for a three-match series against Pakistan. The plan, now backed by ICC board, is aimed to bring international cricket back to Pakistan. “Plans for a World XI to play in Pakistan later this year continue to be developed as the ICC Board 6

June 23, 2017 6:13 PM Wahab Riaz inducted in list of players to receive Rs10mn prize from PM

KARACHI: Name of fast bowler Wahab Riaz has been included in the list of cricketers who will receive Rs10 million each from the Prime Minister for winning the Champions Trophy 2017. A fresh notification was issued from the PM Office on Friday which has also revised the prize money offered to the non-coaching staff of the team management. "Wahab's name was missing 11

June 23, 2017 3:23 PM Four policemen gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI: Four policemen were killed and two were injured in a drive-by shooting in Karachi on Friday, officials said. According to SP Site Nasir Aftab, four policemen including an ASI have embraced martyrdom in the shooting. Four gunmen on two motorcycles opened indiscriminate fire on the police team during Iftar and sped away. The victims identified 3

June 23, 2017 1:08 PM Malik says he confirmed every word of his report on Hudaibiya Mills

Senator Rehman Malik said on Friday that he had confirmed every word of the 200-page report that he had prepared regarding Hudaibiya Mills and Sharif family’s alleged money laundering. Speaking to media persons gathered outside the Judicial Academy, the former interior minister said that he had presented the JIT with a copy of the letter he had written 5

June 23, 2017 9:10 AM Sarfraz wishes Pakistan women’s cricket team ahead of World Cup

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has sent his best wishes to the national women’s cricket team ahead of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, scheduled to begin from Saturday, June 24. In a video message shared by the ICC, the Champions Trophy-winning captain wished best of luck to the Girls in Green and gave some valuable advice. “Keep things simple, be positive 7