Wahab Riaz Accused Of Ball-Tampering

DUBAI: Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz was accused of ball-tampering by English batsman Joe Root during the ongoing Test match between the two countries in the UAE but no evidence of wrongdoing was presented, said team sources on Sunday. Riaz was apparently accused of tampering the ball during England's second innings

Islamabad Would Prevent Pakistan From World Twenty20

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan said on Saturday that if India turn down a proposed series in December then it would be possible that Islamabad would prevent Pakistan from featuring in next year’s World Twenty20. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has called on India to honour a Memorandum

First Pakistani To Score 9,000 Test Runs

Days after Younis Khan broke Javed Miandad’s record of 8,832 runs in Test matches, the former skipper on Saturday became the first Pakistani batsman to reach 9,000 Test runs. Playing his 103rd Test match, Younis got to the landmark just after tea, when he pushed England’s leg-spinner Adil Rashid for a

Pakistan Refuses To Participate In Blind Asia Cup In India

Pakistan's cricket team for January's Asia Cup for the blind has pulled out from the tournament to be hosted in India. The Pakistanis are worried about the security threat to their players, it is learnt. Pakistan have already expressed security concerns after Shiv Sena activists stormed the Board of Control for

Pakistan win ODI series 2-1

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe in the third and final ODI by seven wickets chasing 162 runs to bag the series 2-1 at Harare Sports Club on Monday. Sent in to bat first, Zimbabwe were all out for 161 runs even after Chamu Chibhabha (48) and Richmond Mutumbami (67) gave them a solid

Venus wins 47th career title on Muguruza retirement

WUHAN - Venus Williams won her biggest title in five years at the Wuhan Open on Saturday after Garbine Muguruza retired, making her the fifth player to pull out mid-match in the late-season tournament. Williams took the first set and was three games up in the second when the Spaniard stopped

Shahid Afridi moves to Lahore to prepare for 2016 World Twenty20

KARACHI: Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi will shift his family’s base from Karachi to the country’s cricket headquarters in Lahore as he pulls out all the stops in his bid for a final World Twenty20 title in India next year. The 35-year-old, originally from Pakistan’s troubled northwest tribal region, has lived in Karachi

Jahangir, Islah for acceptance of all good proposals

LAHORE: Squash great Jahangir Khan and hockey Olympian Islahuddin have urged government and Pakistan Olympic Association to accept all such proposals that would improve the standard of sports in the country. They were talking with the media in a break during the interactive session organised by the POA here on Saturday

Mahmood Lodhi wins Asian Chess Championship

Pakistan's International Master (IM) Mahmood Ahmed Lodhi reached the pinnacle of his marathon career when he won the 6th edition of Asian Chess Championship in Lareston, Iran, on Thursday. Playing with top IMs, FIDE Masters of the continent, Lodhi ended the tournament in a blaze of glory by accumulating eight six

Yasir takes six as Pakistan complete 131-run win over Zimbabwe

HARARE: Legspinner Yasir Shah returned career-best figures as Pakistan routed Zimbabwe by 131 runs in the first of three one-day internationals at Harare Sports Club on Thursday. Chasing a target of 260 after a century stand by Mohammad Rizwan and Imad Wasim had rescued the Pakistan innings, Zimbabwe were bowled out