• Pakistan-born Fawad to play Ashes

    April 01, 2015 , By AFP

    SYDNEY - Legspinner Fawad Ahmed, batsman Adam Voges and wicketkeeper Peter Nevill were all called up by Australia Tuesday for their upcoming tour of the West Indies and the Ashes campaign in England. But there was no room in the 17-man squad for allrounders James Faulkner and Glenn Maxwell, who were a potent part of Australia's one-day World Cup ...

  • President Mamnoon pays tribute to sports legends

    April 01, 2015 , By Mohsin Ali

    ISLAMABAD - President Islamic Republic of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain invited different sports legends for a meeting here at President House on Tuesday. The past greats who attended the remarkable reception were Majid Khan, Mushtaq Muhammad, Sadiq Muhammad, Javed Miandad, Iqbal Qasim (cricket), Islahuddin, Shahnaz Sheikh, Manzoor Senior, Manzoor ...

  • Vettori calls time on international career

    April 01, 2015 , By AFP

    WELLINGTON - Long-serving New Zealand cricketer Daniel Vettori called time on his international career Tuesday, saying the World Cup final was his last appearance for the Black Caps. "It was my last game for New Zealand so it was a lovely way to finish," the former captain told reporters as the team returned from Sunday's final to a heroes' ...