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  • PCB seeks series against India in UAE

    April 5, 2014 2:12 AM 6

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is eyeing a short limited-overs series against arch-rivals India in the United Arab Emirates during May-June this year, sources told Dawn. Currently, PCB chief operating officer Subhan Ahmed is in Dhaka to attend an ICC meeting at which international playing schedule, including bilateral series, for the next eight

  • 17 hockey from 8th

    April 5, 2014 2:12 AM 6

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Under-17 Inter-district Hockey Championship will begin at the Lala Ayub Hockey Stadium here on April 8. This was stated by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hockey Association secretary general Syed Zahir Shah here on Friday. He said all districts affiliated with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hockey Association would be bound to take part in the championship

  • Delhi golfers to compete at Royal Palm Club today

    April 4, 2014 8:37 PM 41

    LAHORE: The Delhi golfers touring Lahore are scheduled to participate in the Pexas Scrambles Golf Match Play on (Saturday) here at the grand par 72, Royal Palm Club Golf Course. This contest will commence at 11:00 am and the flites will tee off in a four-ball combination that comprises of three Pakistani contenders and one Indian. Delhi golfers include

  • Country’s largest book fair underway

    April 4, 2014 8:13 PM 8

    LAHORE - Advisor to Prime Minister on National Affairs Irfan Siddiqui has said that there is a deep relationship between knowledge and book and book plays important role in character building and making people good human beings. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of Pakistan’s largest book fair being organised by at Punjab University New Campus

  • Five changes Pakistan cricket needs to make to save itself

    April 4, 2014 7:01 PM 45

    On April 1, 2014, Pakistan produced one of the most embarrassing performances in recent memory, breaking like glass under pressure. At the beginning of the 17th over, the West Indies seemed like they were out of the game, having scored only 107 runs. Then, courtesy of Sammy and Bravo, came an assault which made the Red Wedding in R R Martin’s A Storm

  • Pakistan Cricket Board unhappy with Shahid Afridi's criticism of team after World Twenty20 exit

    April 4, 2014 3:10 PM 23

    Shahid Afridi said Pakistan lost in the ICC World Twenty20 due to negative mindset. His public criticism has angered the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Shahid Afridi may have spoilt his chance to become Pakistan's captain in limited overs cricket. The boisterous veteran all-rounder publicly slammed his teammates after Pakistan failed to qualify for the semi-finals

  • No Caribbean Premier League team bid for Shahid Afridi

    April 4, 2014 12:41 PM 25

    Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi, known for his flamboyant batting and bowling in the shortest format of the game, has surprisingly attracted no bids for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League tournament. The Caribbean Premier League is set to begin on July 5 and bids for several Pakistani players have been made. These include Mohammad Hafeez, the former

  • English Premier League: Pellegrini philosophy key to City success: Kolarov

    April 4, 2014 11:48 AM 15

    Defend­ing in full-back areas now easier, says Serb ahead of Soton clash MANCHESTER: Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov believes the attacking philosophy adopted by manager Manuel Pellegrini has also helped his side become tighter at the back ahead of their Premier League clash with Southampton on Saturday. City are the second most prolific

  • Shahid Afridi ignored for Caribbean Premier League | SPORT

    April 4, 2014 10:35 AM 33

    JAMAICA: Bids have been made for cricketers to take part in the Caribbean Premier League which will begin in West Indies on July 5. Several Pakistani players will feature in the tournament but surprisingly no teams made a bid for Shahid Afridi. Another Pakistani all-rounder Abdul Razzaq was also ignored in the bidding process. The Pakistani players who will feature

  • Sri Lanka offers $1mn bonus to win T20

    April 4, 2014 10:29 AM 24

    COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan team will be handed a million dollar bonus if they can shake off their reputation as chokers in the final of the World Twenty20 this weekend, the country's cricket board announced Friday. The day after the players won a rain-affected semi-final against the West Indies, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said it would treble the money it had previously