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  • Quetta Gladiators, Red Bull to hold universities T20 event

    July 12, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Quetta Gladiators on Wednesday announced its partnership with Red Bull for the forthcoming national campus cricket tournament, an event for the university students of the country. The event, in which teams from 96 campuses will be taking part, will be conducted in Karachi, Hyderabad, Quetta, Multan, Lahore

  • Khalid appointed SPMUDA Sports South Asia chairman

    July 12, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: Southern Philippines Muslim & Non-Muslim Unity & Development Association (SPMUDA) International for Peace and Development has appointed seasoned Pakistani squash player Khalid Atlas Khan as SPMUDA Sports South Asia chairman. The Organisation’s motto is: I am for peace, unity and humanity! Founded by Dr Datu Camad M Ali, the organisation aims to improve

  • Mashrafe likely to miss one-day series against WI

    July 12, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KINGSTON, Jamaica: Bangaldesh ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza is unlikely to travel to the West Indies for the one-day series that begins on July 22 due to his wife’s illness. However, Bangladesh’s selectors will wait until Friday (tomorrow) to name his replacement.“Mashrafe’s involvement in the ODI series is in doubt,” chief selector Minhajul Abedin told ESPNcricinfo

  • Pak team’s travel plans to Bulawayo delayed

    July 11, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    HARARE: The Pakistan team touring Zimbabwe had to delay plans to travel from Harare to Bulawayo after it emerged that they wouldn’t have a hotel to stay in. The team is in Harare at the moment, having triumphed in a T20I tri-series in which they beat the hosts and Australia to the title. They are scheduled to play a five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe

  • PBS sports festival ends

    July 11, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LAHORE: The 17th Pakistan Bible Society (PBS) sports festival successfully concluded on Tuesday at Forman Christian College ground. The tournament that started on June 21 saw cricket hardball, cricket, basketball, football, badminton tournaments and athletics competitions. At closing ceremony Prof E. N. Dulvy, Chairman The New School Model Town Lahore

  • Southgate’s WC waistcoats fit for London museum

    July 11, 2018 12:00 AM

    LONDON: England manager Gareth Southgate’s waistcoats have become such a hit at the World Cup that the Museum of London has announced plans to acquire one for its fashion collection. Marks and Spencer, official tailors to the England team, declared last Saturday #NationalWaistcoatDay in honour of Southgate and his team.The Sun newspaper has urged fans to wear one on “Waistcoat

  • PCB committee declares 44 Pindi clubs active

    July 11, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) scrutiny committee has given the voting rights to 44 Rawalpindi Clubs following through scanning conducted recently.The committee headed by Wisal Durrani has declared 44 clubs active having the status to vote in coming Rawalpindi District Cricket Association elections. These clubs are: Abbasi Club, AKS County Club Taxila

  • Maxwell sorry after missing handshake in T20 final

    July 11, 2018 12:00 AM

    HARARE: Glenn Maxwell, the Australia allrounder, has admitted his apparent snub to Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed following Pakistan’s victory in the triangular series final in Harare appeared to be an “unsportsmanlike” gesture, though he maintained it was a “genuine oversight”. Television cameras captured the moments after Pakistan secured their six-wicket

  • Rubel likely to be axed from BD ODI squad

    July 11, 2018 12:00 AM

    DHAKA: Seamer Rubel Hossain’s tour of West Indies is likely to be cut short after his below-par performance in the first Test in Antigua. He failed to pick up a wicket as Bangladesh slipped to a loss by an innings and 219 runs in three days. The pacer was named in the Test squad as well as the One-Day International squad but is set to fly back after

  • Injury ends season for Qatar world champion Barshim

    July 11, 2018 12:00 AM

    DOHA: World champion high jumper Mutaz Barshim has been ruled out for the rest of the season because of an ankle injury, the Qatar Athletics Federation announced on Tuesday. In a statement, the QAF said Barshim, who won gold at the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London, damaged ankle ligaments in Hungary earlier this month.He injured himself while