Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Sarfraz, Rohit promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Rohit Sharma played down the hype surrounding the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash in Dubai on Wednesday, insisting that the Asia Cup is much more than a contest between the arch-rivals. But despite their claims, millions of fans across the border and elsewhere in the ...

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Pakistan crush Hong Kong in Asia Cup 2018

DUBAI: Former champions Pakistan thrashed an inexperienced Hong Kong by eight wickets in a one-sided match to open their Asia Cup campaign in style on Sunday. Pakistan’s bowling attack was too hot to handle for Hong Kong in Dubai as Usman Shinwari finished with 3-19 and Hasan Ali took 2-19, ...

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Pakistan potential team to reach 2019 World Cup semis: Adam Gilchrist

MELBOURNE: Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Adam Gilchrist believes that Pakistan can surprise all other teams in the 2019 Cricket World Cup, calling it the ‘dark horse’. In an interview, the Aussie legend said, “Pakistan are always the dark horse, they can spring a surprise or two.” Asked about ICC Cricket World Cup ...

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Ravi Shastri under fire following England series defeat

NEW DELHI: India coach Ravi Shastri has come under fire for his side’s humiliating 4-1 Test series loss to England – a second consecutive away defeat for the world’s top-ranked side. The thrashing in England, following the loss in South Africa earlier this year, piles pressure on Shastri ahead of ...

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Simon Birmingham: Pakistan, India have driven global sugar glut

Embed from Getty Images SYDNEY: The policies of India and Pakistan have contributed to a global glut in the world’s sugar market, Australia’s Minister for Trade Simon Birmingham told Reuters. “It is clear that export subsidies introduced recently by the Indian and Pakistan Governments have contributed to a growing glut ...

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French President phones Pakistan PM, discuss bilateral relations

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron called Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan by telephone and congratulated him on assuming the Prime Minister office. President Macron emphasized on the need to build and strengthen the bilateral cooperation and linkages between Paris and Islamabad. During the phone call, the French president also spoke ...

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India, Pakistan match will be an exciting to watch: Younus Khan

KARACHI: Former Pakistan skipper Younus Khan said the Pakistan and India Asia Cup encounter would be one to watch. Speaking to media at a cricket camp for Balochistan cricketers, Younus said: “The game between Pakistan and India will be exciting. There is a fifty-fifty chance for both the teams and ...

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Cricket Australia name 5 uncapped players for Pakistan series

MELBOURNE: Australia, hit by suspensions and injuries involving its top players, has named a 15-member squad for a two-Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with five players yet to debut at Test level. New coach Justin Langer was not able to select from among the suspended ...

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Shoaib Malik: My child won’t have Pakistani or Indian nationality

KARACHI: Pakistan’s star all-rounder Shoaib Malik said that his child won’t have Pakistan or Indian nationality but of some other country. “I have taken permission from the team management to remain with my wife at the time of birth,” Malik said. Malik and his wife Sania Mirza, the Indian Tennis ...

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Grant Bradburn appointed Pakistan cricket team fielding coach

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Wednesday that the New Zealander Grant Bradburn has been appointed as the fielding coach of the Pakistan cricket team on a full-time basis for three years. Bradburn will join the team in the UAE for the Asia Cup 2018. Pakistan team has been ...

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