Saturday, 19 January 2019

Sports

West Indies pile pressure on England

LONDON: West Indies added 98 runs to their overnight total to lead England by 169 runs in an action-packed morning on the third day of the second test at Headingley on Sunday. The visitors were eventually dismissed for 427 to leave England facing a testing afternoon as they try to ...

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Aussie spinners strike after Shakib, Tamim fifties

DHAKA: Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal hit half-centuries for Bangladesh in their landmark 50th Test before Australian spinners struck back on the first day of the opening Test in Dhaka on Sunday. Nathan Lyon dismissed Shakib for 84 runs at the stroke of tea as the hosts reached 190-5 ...

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Wonderful to see cricket returning to Pakistan: Graeme Smith

LONDON: Former South African captain and the head coach of T20 Global League team Benoni Zalmi has said that he is happy to see international cricket returning to Pakistan. Talking to a private news channel, the veteran cricketer noted that Pakistani cricket has suffered a lot and that it is ...

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Excited to be visiting Pakistan for World XI series: Amla

CAPE TOWN: While cricket fans in Pakistan eagerly await arrival of World XI players in Lahore next month, members of the star-studded squad are just as excited to play in front of a packed crowd at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium. Legendary batsman, Hashim Amla, is one of them, and he cannot ...

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Sana Mir named ‘Asia 21 Young Leader’

NEW YORK: Sana Mir, captain of the Pakistan women’s cricket team, is among 30 remarkable professionals recently named “Asia 21 Young Leaders” by Asia Society, a non-profit organization that focuses on educating the world about Asia. Mir was selected for the 2017 class of Asia 21, Asia-Pacific foremost network of ...

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Ton-up Stokes rides his luck against Windies

LEEDS: England’s Ben Stokes made the most of being dropped twice to score a hundred that took the shine off an improved bowling display by the West Indies on the first day of the second Test at Headingley. Stokes’s score of exactly 100 was the cornerstone of England’s modest 258 ...

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Wayne Rooney to be a part of ICC World XI

LIVERPOOL/LAHORE: Superstar forward Wayne Rooney has announced his retirement from international football just in time to be eligible for the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) World XI that is scheduled to tour Pakistan next month. Rooney, who moved back to Everton from Manchester United this summer, says he wants to begin ...

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Star-studded World XI squad to tour Pakistan confirmed

LAHORE: Three Australians included in team of international stars to play historic T20 in Pakistan A star-studded line-up featuring three Australians has been unveiled as the World XI side that will play an historic T20I series in Pakistan next month. George Bailey, Ben Cutting and Tim Paine are part of a ...

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Ronaldo wins UEFA Player of the Year award

LISBON: Real Madrid´s Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA´s Player of the Year, beating Lionel Messi and Gianluigi Buffon to the prize, European soccer´s governing body announced during the Champions League group stage draw in Monaco on Thursday. Ronaldo helped Real to a second consecutive Champions League title and finished as ...

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