Friday, 22 March 2019

Tag Archives: Karachi

Sammy showers love on Puyol as the duo meets in Karachi

KARACHI: It’s not a common sight for two highly successful and revered international sports personalities to rub shoulders with each others in the city of lights. However on Sunday, this rare sighting was witnessed by Karachiites, during Pakistan Super League 4 (PSL) finale at National Stadium Karachi, when Peshawar Zalmi ...

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Captain Fantastic Puyol kicks of WSS tickets at PSL Final

KARACHI: International football legend, Carles Puyol arrived at the PSL final in Karachi to kick start the World Soccer Stars event in Pakistan.  Puyol made his way to a massive welcome by the cricket fans at the National Stadium in Karachi. Welcomed not only by the cricket fans but the ...

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Afridi salutes foreign players for coming to Pakistan

KARACHI: Shahid Afridi, former Pakistan skipper and one of the most popular cricketers around the world for his boom boom hitting, has saluted the foreign players for featuring in the Pakistan-leg matches of the HBL Pakistan Super League, saying they will always be credited for helping the PCB to revive ...

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PSL-4: Riki Wessels joins Lahore Qalandars

LONDON: English wicket-keeper batsman Riki Wessels has joined Lahore Qalandars squad to replace injured Ryan ten Doeschate as the team’s foreign players arrived in Karachi for Pakistan leg of PSL. An official of Lahore Qalandars confirmed that Ryan ten Doeschate did not travel to Pakistan due to an injury while ...

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Shaniera Akram welcomes Shane Watson to Pakistan

KARACHI: Shaniera Akram, wife of former skipper Wasim Akram has welcomed former Australian captain Shane Watson to Pakistan after he confirmed his presence in the last leg of the Pakistan Super League in Karachi. Shaniera commented on the Twitter post of Shane Watson, saying “Welcome Watto! Probably not so great ...

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Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar to visit Karachi for Kaifi Azmi festival

BOLLYWOOD veteran actor Shabana Azmi and her husband, a renowned poet and lyricist, Javed Akhtar, will visit Karachi to attend a literary festival this month, which will pay tribute to Shabana’s father, Kaifi Azmi. The conference will be held at the Karachi Arts Council from February 23 to 24, a ...

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Pakistan women cricket team to play 100th T20I against Windies

KARACHI: Pakistan women cricket team will play their 100th T20I when they take on West Indies in the opening match at Karachi’s Southend Club today. Today’s encounter between the two sides will be their first meeting in Pakistan since 2004, when the Windies women toured the country for a Test and ...

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Shoaib Akhtar is doing personal attacks, says Banned Sarfraz

KARACH: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed has fired back at former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, as he arrives in Karachi from South Africa after the ICC’s suspension. “He (Shoaib Akhtar) is not criticising, he is attacking me personally,” said Sarfraz, while talking to media on his arrival. Sarfraz’s statement comes ...

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Windies women to tour Pakistan after nearly 15 years

LONDON: West Indies, the last non-Asian women’s team to tour Pakistan, are set to play in the country again after nearly 15 years. The series, comprising three T20Is, will take place in Karachi from January 31 to February 3, and will mark the resumption of women’s international cricket in Pakistan ...

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Waqar Younis hails wife Faryal as a ‘star’

LONDON: While former Pakistani cricketer has been hailed a hero on the field by fans all around, the cricket champ himself considers his wife to be the real star. Turning to Twitter, the former Pakistan cricket team coach paid accolades to his better half, Dr Faryal Waqar by expressing his ...

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