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Pakistan Navy ships visit Morocco: A step towards revamping Pak-Africa ties

By Ali Basit As per IMF forecast, Africa will be second-fastest growing region in the world between 2016 and 2020 with annual growth of 4.5%. Seven African countries are posting annual growth rates well above 5.5%. Similarly, among the fifteen fastest growing global economies, eight are in Africa. Notwithstanding the fact that the region is […]

Tabish Khan expresses his desire to represent Pakistan in Test cricket

KARACHI: Pakistan’s discarded first class player Tabish Khan expressed his confidence to play Test cricket for Pakistan. While addressing a presser in Karachi, the pacer said ““Representing Pakistan in Test cricket is the biggest dream of my life.” “Waqar Bhai backed all of the bowlers after selection and told us that this is a long […]

Pakistan, New Zealand Test series may be my last: Tim Paine

Australia’s Tim Paine has said the upcoming Test series against Pakistan and New Zealand may be the last time he captains the side at home as he enters the twilight of his career. Paine, who turns 35 next month, was named captain after former skipper Steve Smith was handed a one-year ban in March 2018 […]

Pak’s Imaad Ali crowned Jr World Scrabble champion

Pakistan’s 13-year-old Syed Imaad Ali became the youngest player ever to win the Junior World Scrabble Championship at Torquay, England. According to details, Imaad remained in the lead right throughout the championship and was declared a champion with one match to go with a 17/3 record and a spread of 2159. He is only the […]

Pakistan beat Oman, to face India in Emerging Asia Cup 2019 semis

Opener Haider Ali’s sensational ton guided Pakistan to a 147-run win over Oman in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2019 match played at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium, Cox’s Bazar on Monday. According to details,chasing a modest 320-run target, Oman were never in the hunt as they lost four wickets […]

SBC Green beat Grey in Sindh Bar Council cricket tourney

KARACHI: SBC Green cricket team defeated SBC Grey by six wickets in the ongoing Sindh Bar Council T20 Tournament at the TMC Ground. According to details, SBC Grey managed to score 131 runs on allotted 20 overs quota. Furqan Siddiqui top scorer with 45 runs. In response, SBC Green reached the target easily for the […]

Shahid Afridi among seven Pak cricketers picked in BPL 2020 Draft

DHAKA: Former Pakistan star all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi among seven Pakistani cricketers have been picked in the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Draft. According to information available here, Dhaka Platoon picked up former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi, veteran left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz and hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali. While Khulna Tigers bagged the services of […]

Cricketers Hafeez, Yousuf react to LHC verdict on Nawaz Sharif’s ECL case

LAHORE: Pakistan veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has reacted to the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) decision of allowing fomer PM Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for his medical treatment. Mohammad Hafeez took to his Twitter and wrote: “Great news Ex PM Nawaz sharif sb can travel to abroad for medical treatment 👍🏼,Highest medical panel decided that […]

CPEC update: PM inaugurates Havelian-Thakot Section

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform the inauguration of Havelian-Thakot section of Hazara motorway project on Monday. The motorway is part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor project. The project will serve as the main route for Pakistan-China commercial traffic. According to Radio Pakistan, the motorway shall directly benefit approximately seveCn million population of Hasan […]

CA bans James Pattinson from Pakistan Test for ‘personal abuse’

Australia fast bowler James Pattinson was suspended on Sunday for player abuse, ruling him out of the first Test against Pakistan this week. The paceman was found guilty of breaching Cricket Australia’s code of conduct during Victoria’s Sheffield Shield game against Queensland last week. It was not clear what he said, but the governing body […]

Pak Army wins 33rd National Games with 380 medals

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Army won the 33rd National Games with a tally of 380 medals in Peshawar. With 150 Gold, 134 Silver and 96 Bronze, Army ruled the medal table and won their 24th title. WAPDA bagged the second position with 320 medals including 148 Gold, 99 Silver, 73 Bronze. Pakistan Railway pursed 104 medals to […]

Mushtaq Ahmed all set to join Pakistan squad as spin bowling consultant: report

Pakistan’s former leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed is reportedly all set to become Pakistan’s spin bowling consultant. According to Cricket Pakistan website, He was kept in mind while doling out the advertisement for the position. It is astounding that a head coach was required to be a level-two coach whereas the spin bowling consultant needs a level-three […]