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  • Rose retains lead at Indonesian Masters

    December 16, 2017 12:00 AM

    JAKARTA: England’s Justin Rose retained the clubhouse lead after a curtailed second round at the storm-hit Indonesian Masters on Friday, as Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat vaulted to second on the leaderboard. Rose, the world number six, was on an aggregate score of 14-under through 16 holes on day two at par-72 Royale Jakarta Golf Club before play was abandoned

  • In Man City’s shadow, top-four scrap begins

    December 16, 2017 12:00 AM

    LONDON: With Pep Guardiola’s record-breaking Manchester City team galloping away towards the Premier League title, attention is starting to shift to the jostling for Champions League positions. Manchester United, 11 points below City in second place, and third-place Chelsea are well placed, but beneath them the picture is more fluid.Just a point separates

  • Samuels, Joseph ruled out of NZ ODIs

    December 16, 2017 12:00 AM

    LINCOLN, New Zealand: Marlon Samuels, Sunil Narine and Alzarri Joseph have been ruled out of West Indies’ limited-overs leg of New Zealand. While Samuels was pulled out due to an injured right hand and Joseph a back strain, Narine — only in the T20 squad — made himself unavailable for personal reasons. Sunil Ambris, who took a blow to his left arm in the second

  • Super League in full swing

    December 15, 2017 12:00 AM 1

    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

  • Pak players fail to impress in Kulsum Int’l Tennis

    December 15, 2017 12:00 AM 1

    ISLAMABAD: All local players made exit from the men’s singles of the Begum Kulsum ITF Futures Tennis Tournament following second round defeats at the hands of foreign players at the PTF Complex clay courts Thursday. Pakistan main hope Aqeel Khan and Samir Iftikhar lost in straight sets. Though Aqeel showed some resilience, he was defeated by the top seed Ivan Nedelko

  • BoP Polo restarts today

    December 15, 2017 12:00 AM 1

    LAHORE: The Bank of Punjab (BoP) Polo Tournament will restart today (Friday) after it has been marred by bad weather and wet conditions, which are likely to improve here at the Lahore Polo Club ground.Top five teams have been participating in this eight-goal tournament, which are further divided into two groups. Group A consists of Newage and Master

  • Pakistan face India in Blind Cricket WC opener

    December 15, 2017 12:00 AM 1

    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

  • B’desh to host Zimbabwe, SL for tri-series

    December 15, 2017 12:00 AM 1

    DHAKA: Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe will play a tri-nation One-Day International series in Bangladesh in January 2018, it was announced on Thursday. The series will be followed by Sri Lanka playing two Test matches and two Twenty20 Internationals against the hosts. Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will play a total of six games before the final on January

  • Bangladesh unveil schedule for tri-nation ODI series

    December 15, 2017 12:00 AM 1

    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

  • Black Cap de Grandhomme misses ODIs after father dies

    December 15, 2017 12:00 AM

    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