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  • Panthers whip Lions to book final berth

    December 28, 2013 8:22 PM 5

    Peshaw­ar record eight-wicket win in One Day Cup semi-final. Peshawar Panthers recorded a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Lahore Lions to book their place in the final of the national One Day Cup. Batting first at the National Stadium in Karachi, the Lions stuttered to a 214 total in the allotted 45 overs. Umar Siddiqui top-scored with a 108-ball

  • India vs South Africa 2nd Test, Day 3 - as it happened!

    December 28, 2013 6:17 PM 22

    India Today Online  New Delhi, December 28, 2013 | UPDATED 20:29 IST That'll be stumps on Day 3. The weather forecast for tomorrow is not great either. This Test match could well end in a draw because of the lack of time. Only a miraculous performance from one side can enforce a result. It is raining very heavily at the ground now and with all the overnight

  • Gul has not been given enough time to get match fit: Waqar Younis

    December 28, 2013 5:43 PM 7

    Waqar said he would not have select­ed Gul for the test matche­s as it takes fast bowler­s longer to get fit. KARACHI: Former Pakistan fast bowler Waqar Younis said on Saturday that paceman Umar Gul should have been given more time to regain full fitness following knee surgery rather than being rushed back into test action against Sri Lanka. “I don’t

  • Alpine Skiing - Fenninger doubles up in Leinz

    December 28, 2013 1:59 PM 20

    Anna Fenninger became the first woman to win two World Cup giant slalom races in Leinz as she topped the pile in front of her home fans. The Austrian gave the crowd plenty to shout about as she came home in 2:17.00 minutes for her second win in Leinz, having topped the podium back in 2011. Just 0.50 seconds further back was Swede Jessica Lindell-Vikarby

  • UAE series: Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in fifth ODI

    December 28, 2013 9:26 AM 8

    Green shirts claim series 3-2, winnin­g first, third and fourth matche­s. Sri Lanka pulled off a sensational two-wicket win in the fifth and final day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Friday, but Pakistan still claimed the series, 3-2. Sri Lanka nervously chased a modest 233-run target with Dinesh Chandimal hitting an unbeaten 64 as Sri Lanka won in 49.4 overs

  • Pakistan hockey sinks to new low in dismal year 2013

    December 27, 2013 8:57 PM 43

    Failure to qualify for World Cup 2014 overshadows Pakistan’s victory at Asian Champions Trophy The only consolation for Pakistan hockey in the dismal year 2013 was that they retained the Asian Champions Trophy title after defeating Japan in the final at Kakamigahara in Japan in November. Defending champions Pakistan had enjoyed a smooth campaign as they defeated

  • Karachi Zebras enter One Day semi-finals

    December 27, 2013 7:05 PM 5

    Hosts pip Sialko­t Stalli­ons by 24 runs to qualif­y for last-four. Fakhar Zaman contributed 88 runs in Karachi Zebra’s 24-run win over Sialkot Stallions in their One Day Cup encounter on Friday that sent the team to the tournament’s semi-finals. Opting to bat first, Karachi accumulated 261 for nine in 45 overs, with Zaman hitting nine boundaries and three

  • Pakistan women team for Qatar event named

    December 27, 2013 6:29 PM 7

    KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday named a 19-member Pakistan squad for Qatar Tri-series International Women's Cricket Championship being staged in Doha (Qatar) from January 8 to 25. Pakistan women team included 14-players and five officials. Sana Mir has been retained as the captain of the team. Women squad: Sana Mir (Captain), Bismah Maroof

  • ICC tests 'Officiating Replay System' as replacement for controversial DRS

    December 27, 2013 4:01 PM 9

    The ORS will also be triall­ed during the first Test betwee­n Pakist­an and Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi. ABU DHABI: Cricket’s governing body on Friday furthered its process of improving the much-debated Decision Review System (DRS) by providing direct replays to a non-match umpire, a trial also experimented earlier this year. To improve umpiring decision

  • ICC to trial improved DRS

    December 27, 2013 3:26 PM 16

    December 27 2013 at 04:51pm By SAPA ABU DHABI – Cricket's governing body Friday furthered its process of improving the much-debated decision review system by providing direct replays to a non-match umpire, a trial also experimented earlier this year. To improve umpiring decision in international matches, the ICC introduced the Decision Review System