Sunday, 18 November 2018

Sports

Momentum with Kings as Zalmi take last aim on final

DUBAI: The last day of the second edition of the Pakistan Super League in the desert anticipates more drama and promises an enthralling contest to decide the finalists of the event. As Pakistna’s Twenty20 league is going to become Pakistani for first time since its inception, the third play-off between ...

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Guptill’s 180 not out levels ODI series

AUCKLAND: Could Martin Guptill slot back into the New Zealand line-up after a month on the sidelines and make an immediate impact? The answer to that was an emphatic ‘yes’ as he surged to a ferocious 180 off 138 balls at Seddon Park to set up a series decider in ...

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Dwayne Smith retires from international cricket

DUBAI: West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith announced retirement from international cricket. Smith, who is currently playing for Islamabad United in Pakistan Super League, announced the decision before the play-off against Karachi Kings. The last match in which he represented West Indies was an ODI against United Arab Emirates (UAE) in ...

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PSL – Gayle, Pollard fail to fire but Kings advance

Karachi Kings beat Islamabad United by 44 runs in 2nd qualifying playoff SHARJAH: Neither Chris Gayle nor Kieron Pollard fired but Karachi Kings still managed to stay alive in the Pakistan Super League with a convincing 44-run victory over Dwayne Smith’s Islamabad United in the first qualifier, yesterday. Playing at ...

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Fahim Gul appointed coach for six months

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) held its 44th Annual General Meeting in Islamabad despite a stay order against it given by Civil Judge-III, Quetta. The house elected new Vice President Shahid Alvi, who was then made Senior Vice President to replace Razi Nawab. Shahid was serving as Director General Air Intelligence ...

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PSL finalists to have 4 foreign players each: Najam Sethi

DUBAI: Both the teams playing in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final will have four foreign players each, PSL chairman Najam Sethi announced on social media.“I can confirm that each finalist team will field four foreign players from pool of platinum, diamond and gold players who have agreed,” he posted ...

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Sammy bowled over by Zalmi love

DUBAI: Darren Sammy has been the toast of Peshawar Zalmi since he joined them last year. The West Indies’ T20 World Cup captain feels privileged to be a part of the setup and wants to give his best to lift the Pakistan Super League trophy this year for his team. ...

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ICC to fine India for POOR Pune pitch

DUBAI: Further merit has been added to Steve Smith’s hundred in Pune after the ICC officially reported the Pune pitch as unacceptable. India has been put on notice for the “poor” condition of the wicket and the BCCI is now under intense pressure not to prepare another rank turner for ...

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PSL final a history-making moment: Sethi

LAHORE: Pakistan Super League (PSL) chairman Najam Sethi has said that the PSL final will be a history-making moment in the national cricket and its successful holding will motivate foreign teams to play international cricket in Pakistan. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Tuesday, Sethi said: ...

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