Monday, 14 October 2019

Tag Archives: Pakistan

Pakistan, Uzbekistan to work for Afghan peace

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Uzbekistan vowed to work jointly for regional peace, especially in Afghanistan. Speaking at a joint news conference here after a meeting, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov said both the countries shared views on Afghanistan. They expressed the resolve to further enhance ...

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Son of Abdul Qadir wants to play for Australia

SYDNEY:  The son of Pakistani Test great Abdul Qadir has set his sights on playing for Australia, boosting his chances by taking three South African wickets for a Prime Minister´s XI. A leg-spinner like his father, Usman Qadir donned the Australian colours for the first time in the PM XI´s ...

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Pakistan down New Zealand in last-over T20 thriller

  ABU DHABI: Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 2 runs in the first Twenty20 international played in Abu Dhabi. Pakistan, after winning the toss, scored 148-6. Chasing the target, New Zealand could only score 146 at the loss of six wickets in its 20 overs. Mohammad Hafeez top-scored with a 36-ball ...

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Hard to beat Pakistan in T20s: McMillan

  ABU DHABI: New Zealand’s batting coach Craig McMillan said that Pakistan are a very strong Twenty20 side and it is very hard to beat world No 1 in home conditions. After the end of the series of One-day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals against Australia, Pakistan are going to play ...

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Babar Azam back as No 1 ranked T20I batsman

ICC: Pakistan’s Babar Azam now leads second-ranked Aaron Finch of Australia by five points after the Australian started the series with a commanding 126 points lead over the Pakistani. According to ICC press release, Babar Azam has reclaimed the number-one ranking in the ICC Men’s Player Rankings for T20I Batsmen ...

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Asian Champions Trophy: Pakistan, India declared joint winners

MUSCAT: Pakistan and India were declared joint winners of the 2018 Asian Champions Trophy Hockey Tournament after rain washed out the final in Muscat, Oman on Sunday. After non-stop rain during the final, the managers of the finalist teams met with the tournament director, who informed them about the international ...

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Major cyber attack hits private Bank in Pakistan

KARACHI: The country’s banking system was once again the target of a cyber-attack. Banks’ ATM cardholders and online users, particularly those maintaining accounts at Bank Islami, need to become extra cautious while doing financial transactions. According to industry sources, ABL and JS Bank have also restricted ATM overseas transaction. In its ...

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Pakistan whitewash Australia in T20 series

DUBAI: Opener Babar Azam struck a half-century and leg-spinner Shadab Khan claimed three wickets as Pakistan secured a 3-0 T20 series whitewash over Australia with a 33-run victory in Dubai on Sunday. Azam’s 40-ball 50 lifted Pakistan to another challenging total of 150-5 before Shadab’s 3-19 helped bowl Australia out ...

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Pakistan ‘releases’ top leader of Afghan Taliban

KABUL: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, a key member of the Afghan Taliban, has been released by Pakistan, apparently facilitating the peace talks between the militant group, Afghan government, and the United States. The release of Mullah Baradar, who is one of the founding members of the Afghan Taliban movement started in 1994, was confirmed by the militant group ...

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‘Car crash in slow motion’ after Australia humbled in T20

ABU DHABI: Australia’s sensational powerplay batting collapse was like “watching a car crash in slow motion” according to captain Aaron Finch after his side were dismissed for their third-lowest score in Twenty20 cricket on Wednesday. Finch’s side were bundled out for 89 in the first Twenty20 international against Pakistan in ...

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