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Students welcome Mukhtar Ahmed upon his arrival at UoG Sialkot campus

The students and their teachers accorded warm rosy welcome to the Sialkot based all rounder Mukhtar Ahmed upon his arrival at University of Gujrat (UoG) Sialkot campus on Wednesday. Director General Dr. Anwar Ahmed told that the UoG Sialkot hosted a reception ceremony in honour of Mukhtar Ahmed. DG Dr. Anw...

Mukhtar Ahmed leapfrogs to 25th spot in T20I rankings

Pakistan batsman Mukhtar Ahmed rocketed 199 places to the 25th position in Reliance ICC Player Rankings for T20I Batsmen after impressive showings against visiting Zimbabwe in the two-match series. Mukhtar won player of the match awards in both the games for his scores of 83 and 62, playing pivotal for Pak...

Pakistan vs Zimbabwe: First ODI Preview

The One Day International (ODI) series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe starts today at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore with a day-night game under what could be searing hot conditions. The next two matches of the series too will be played at the same venue. Background Pakistan will be in a positive frame of mind a...

Pakistan’s Raza Hasan banned for failing drugs test

Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan’s cricket board on Monday banned left-arm spinner Raza Hasan, who played one one-day international and 10 Twenty20 matches for the national side, for two years after he failed a dope test in a domestic competition. “Hasan has been banned for two years on a failed dope test, mak...

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe to clinch T20 series

Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan pulled off a sensational last over win by two wickets in the second Twenty20 international against Zimbabwe in Lahore on Sunday to take the two-match series 2-0. With 12 needed off the last paceman Brian Vitori’s last over number ten Bilawal Bhatti hit a six and four besides ta...

Pakistan celebrate home return with Twenty20 win

Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan celebrated international cricket’s return after six years with a five-wicket win against Zimbabwe in the first Twenty20 international at a packed and security-tight Gaddafi Stadium on Friday. The win doubled the joy for the hosts as the match brought international cricket home ...

Pakistan celebrate return of international cricket

Lahore (Pakistan) – From Pakistan’s most popular fan Chacha Cricket (Uncle Cricket) to the head of State, a nation of 200 million celebrated the return of international cricket in Pakistan for six years on Friday. Hundreds of fans battled the 42 degree heat and stifling security checks in long queues hours...

Hero driver still traumatised by 2009 attack on S.Lanka cricket team

Lahore (Pakistan) – Meher Khalil earned fame and success after saving Sri Lanka’s cricket team from a deadly 2009 attack in Pakistan, but the bus driver calls the incident “tragic” and says it is best forgotten. The 43-year-old will be one of the guests of honour at Lahore’s Gaffafi Stadium on Friday, when...

Zimbabwe series more than just cricket for Pakistan

Lahore (Pakistan) – It may be a low-key affair in strictly cricketing terms, but Friday’s opening Twenty20 clash between Pakistan and Zimbabwe in Lahore represents a chance for the hosts to show they are once again open for business. Cast into sporting exile following the 2009 attacks on the Sri Lankan tea...

Troops, checkpoints for Pakistan v Zimbabwe matches

Lahore (Pakistan) – Bemused players said they hoped to take the focus off security and put it back on cricket after authorities mounted an unprecedented operation to guard insurgency-hit Pakistan’s first home international in six years. Thousands of police and paramilitaries have been deployed and helicopt...

Bangladesh court rejects rape case against cricket’s Rubel

Dhaka – A Bangladesh court Wednesday rejected a rape case against World Cup hero Rubel Hossain, after police said there was no evidence against the star cricketer, lawyers said. Film actress Naznin Akter Happy made the rape allegation in December last year, having also said the 25-year-old Rubel had renege...

Pakistan’s Aamer fired up after ‘tough’ fix ban

Sydney – Pakistan’s Mohammad Aamer admits he almost gave up cricket after being hit with a five-year ban for spot-fixing, but the paceman is now fired up to take wickets and repair his reputation. The left-arm quick, along with new-ball partner Mohammad Asif and then-captain Salman Butt, was banned for del...

ICC panel recommends day-night Tests

New Delhi – An advisory panel of the International Cricket Council has recommended that Test-playing nations should look at holding five-day matches under floodlights to attract more spectators. International one-day and Twenty20 games are played at night with white balls, bringing in fans after office hou...

Karachiites disappointed over no PAK-ZIM match here

Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui on Monday said Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman did not fulfill his promise of holding two Zimbabwe matches in Karachi over which he and Karachiites felt dismal. Also Read: PCB announces squad for Zimbabwe T20 series “I have written a letter to PCB chairman t...

PCB announces squad for Zimbabwe T20 series

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday has announced the squad of green shirts for Zimbabwe T20 series due on May 22 and 24. Shahid Afridi (captain), Sarfraz Ahmad, Mohammad Hafeez, Mukhtar Ahmed, Shoaib Malik, Anwar Ali, Bilawal Bhatti, Mohammad Sami, Nauman Anwar, Hammad Azam, Amad Waseem, Mohammad Rizw...

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