Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Tag Archives: Lahore

Four things to look forward in PSL 2017

McCULLUM’S BATTING Among the several other top picks during this year’s draft, McCullum is probably the most attractive of them due to this attacking style of batting and dynamic captaincy. He was made Lahore Qalandars’ captain earlier replacing Azhar Ali. His dynamic captaincy took New Zealand cricket into the ‘modern ...

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Jason Roy, Marlon Samuels picked by PSL franchises

Jason Roy was picked up by Lahore Qalandars as a replacement for the injured Dwayne Bravo DUBAI: The five franchises of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) indulged in a replacement draft for the second edition of the tournament at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. The replacement draft was held ...

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PCB slams FICA for ‘careless and cavalier’ approach

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday slammed Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) over their ‘careless’ approach in handling the matter of international teams visiting Pakistan. FICA earlier on Tuesday had issued a report which strongly suggested that overseas players decline to participate in the 2017 Pakistan Super ...

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West Indies mull playing T20s in Pakistan

LAHORE: Pakistan said Tuesday it hoped the West Indies would agree to play two Twenty20 internationals in the country in March despite security concerns. No major team has toured Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009. They play their “home” series ...

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Junaid Jamshed: Pakistan’s pop icon turned preacher

The story of Junaid Jamshed’s public life begins with one air crash and ends with another. The August 1988 air crash in Bahawalpur that killed Pakistan’s military ruler Gen Ziaul Haq was widely hailed in Pakistan as the end of an era when religious obscurantism reigned supreme. Though the roots ...

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First Hyatt-branded hotels now in Pakistan

ABU DHABI: Hyatt Hotels Corporation & Bahria Town, Asia’s largest real estate developer, signed an historic agreement in Abu Dhabi to develop four new signature resort properties across Pakistan. With an investment of over $600 million, these projects are set to revolutionise the hospitality industry of Pakistan and provide much ...

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