Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

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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France to give Rs19.5b loan for Peshawar’s BRT project

PESHAWAR: France will provide a loan of Rs19.5 billion to Pakistan for the development of the Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit project. The loan of 130 million euros (equivalent to Rs19.5 billion) will be provided through the French Agency for Development (AFD). The multi-billion rupee project is aimed at providing safe ...

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Shinwari powers Pakistan to series-levelling win

JOHANNESBURG: A thrilling spell of bowling from Usman Shinwari, Shaheen Shah Afridi helped Pakistan on their way to a comfortable eight-wicket thrashing of South Africa in the fourth ODI at the Wanderers. The left-arm seamer stunned the home side in a thrilling passage of play, taking four wickets across six ...

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Scottish band Reely Jiggered performs in Lahore

LAHORE: Scottish Celtic band Reely Jiggered are visiting Pakistan for Burns Night – the annual celebration of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. The band will play at the Charity Ball at the British High Commission, held every year to honour Robert Burns. In its first leg of the tour, the ...

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South Africa forgives Sarfraz Ahmed after apology

CAPE TOWN: Faf du Plessis has said South Africa has forgiven Sarfraz Ahmed for his on-field racist taunt during the second ODI in Durban. “We forgive him because he said sorry,” du Plessis said after South Africa’s training session, according to cricinfo. “He has apologised and taken responsibility for it. ...

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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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Guru Randhawa plans to visit Pakistan for music tour

BOLLYWOOD: Famous Indian singer Guru Randhawa, who rose to fame with his popular track ‘Lahore’, is planning to visit Pakistan for a music tour. As his song ‘Lahore’ topped the chartbuster for a long time, he was asked in an interview if he has ever visited the city in Pakistan. ...

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Pakistan, Abu Dhabi sign agreement on $3b aid package

The Pakistan and United Arab Emirates have signed an agreement to grant a $3 billion loan to Islamabad. The agreement has been signed by the State Bank of Pakistan Governor Tariq Bajwa and the Abu Dhabi Development Fund chairperson. The funds will be transferred to Pakistan in three installments. In ...

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Hafeez lauds Pakistan’s confident run chase in first ODI

PORT ELIZABETH: Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that they were confident about chasing down the target, after restricting South Africa to 266 runs in first One-Day International (ODI). A sparkling performance from Mohammad Hafeez, another half-century for the in-form Imam-ul-Haq, and a superb death-bowling performance all helped Pakistan claim ...

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