Raheel Hanif

  • LAHORE - Helped by a fiery 86 runs from Babar Azam and disciplined bowling, Pakistan easily defeated World XI by 20 runs Tuesday here at the Gaddafi Stadium. Spinners consolidated Pakistan's gains in the middle, slowing the World XI's run rate after Rumman Raees took the side's openers in sixth ...

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  • Lahore - The government is also taking the health of the visitors equally seriously, as it has established an eight-bed hospital inside a five star hotel where the World XI players are residing. The doctors and paramedical staff from Fatima Jinnah Medical University have been given the main ...

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  • Lahore-The wait is over. A long road to recovery after the shocking and moronic attack on Pakistan sports has reached its defining milestone. And befittingly from where this isolation has started eight years ago, from there it is going to end as  Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium is all set to ...

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  • Lahore - Pakistan Cricket Board Wednesday suspended fast bowler Mohammad Irfan for one year and fined him Rs one million after he admitted failing to report approaches by bookmakers linked to spot-fixing, cricket authorities said Wednesday. The decision was announced after both parties reached an ...

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  • LAHORE - The spot-fixing scandal that has emerged at the start of the Pakistan Super League’s second edition is getting monstrous as Pakistan Cricket Board Tuesday charged and suspended giant fast bowler M Irfan over allegations of spot-fixing. The sources said the investigations so far has ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan went cricket frenzy on Sunday giving the game a new meaning when the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final showdown turned into a show of Pakistanis’ resilience and courage against terrorism. The zeal of cricket crazy nation evaporated all the terror fears up into smoke as ...

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  • Dubai - Peshawar Zalmi fast bowler Wahab Riaz couldn't hold back his tears as he dedicated Peshawar Zalmi's win over Karachi Kings to his late father, who expired a few days before the Pakistan Super League began. It was an emotional moment indeed when Peshawar Zalmi vanquished Karachi Kings and ...

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  • Dubai -  A magnificent century by Kamran Akmal, the first one of the second season of the Pakistan Super League, helped Peshawar Zalmi reach the final of the event that would be played first time on the home soil. Zalmi propelled by a superb ton from an inform Akmal (104) set Karachi Kings a ...

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  • DUBAI -  The last day of the second edition of the Pakistan Super League in the desert anticipates more drama and promises an enthralling contest to decide the finalists of the event. As Pakistna’s Twenty20 league is going to become Pakistani for first time since its inception, the third ...

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  • Once again Pakistan cricket has come into the limelight and headlines for all the wrong reasons. After suffering for a decade of a torment started with the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, reaching its climax with the fixing scam during England series that followed by a long battle ...

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  • LAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board Wednesday announced that the round-table conference aimed at improving the sport in the country, and scheduled for March 6 and 7, has been cancelled in light of the current situation including corruption scandal in the ongoing Pakistan Super League as well as the ...

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  • Lahore - Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan Wednesday put the ball in the government’s court for holding the Pakistan Super League Final in Lahore. While reiterating the Board’s resolve to hold the PSL final in Lahore, the PCB chief said they are ready to host the event at ...

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  • National game hit new low After change at the helm of the PHF affairs it was expected that a positive change would come in the dwindling fortunes of the national game with the aid of the government’s generosity. Unfortunately, the current management also lacks direction and has failed to ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan cricket is always in the limelight and in the news for all the right and wrong reasons. Over the years, bashing the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has become a favourite pastime of our esteemed selected media houses and a bunch of former ‘sagacious’ cricketers. This ...

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  • LAHORE - No one expected that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) would be able to hold the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in a highly successful manner. The inaugural edition – the PSL 2016 title – was won by Islamabad United, led by Misbahul Haq, after defeating Quetta Gladiators – ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan team will be without a regular head coach during their England tour, a source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) revealed Wednesday. “It looks almost certain. The PCB high-ups are facing a lot of problems in finalising the name of new head coach. There were many difference ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has turned down an offer from International Hockey Federation (FIH) to play in Hockey Champions Trophy over ‘fear of defeat’. Being the silver medalists in the last edition in 2014, the FIH had extended the invitation to Pakistan to play in the ...

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  • LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has turned down an offer from International Hockey Federation (FIH) to play in Hockey Champions Trophy over ‘fear of defeat’. Being the silver medalists in the last edition in 2014, the FIH had extended the invitation to Pakistan to play in the ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday announced squad for this month's Asia Cup that would be followed by the World Twenty20, defying all the logics and requisites to be considered to select a national side for a big event. The current PCB hierarchy through its selection policies has made ...

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  • Contemporary to Pak-India series saga and another classical case of PCB chief Shaharyar Khan’s ‘sanity’ is of disgraced Pakistan fast bowler M Aamir’s return into the national fold. The PCB high-ups, most notably Najam Sethi and Shaharyar, had earlier championed as savior of ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board chief Shaharyar Khan yesterday put Pakistan in a further ridiculous position, making mockery through a series of statements on proposed Pakistan-India cricket series.The Pakistan cricket chiefs, who were earlier humiliated by the BCCI in India for no show of BCCI ...

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  • LAHORE - Lahore once again proved itself to be a city of joys. Electrifying atmosphere within the walls of the Gaddafi Stadium, which hosted its first-ever Twenty20 International and marked the return of international cricket, has clearly sent the message to the world that it’s a nation ...

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  • LAHORE - A fine gesture. A heart-warming move. Or a slap on the face of the so-called sports loving rulers of the country who turned a deaf ear to all pleadings of the Pakistan Hockey Federation, ex-Olympians and players to give the National game hockey the support and its due right to survive and ...

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  • ABU DHABI - Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul Haq said Monday it was a great satisfaction for him to beat a top Test side in such a way in which every player contributed. Misbah said credit went to every player in the team who gave consistent performances in both the Tests and did not relax or became ...

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  • ABU DHABI - Pakistan completed their historic series victory over Australia with an emphatic win on the last day of the second Test at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium Monday.When Azhar Ali took a glorious catch of Nathan Lyon at silly point on the bowling off left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar it was the ...

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  • ABU DHABIPakistan captain Misbahul Haq said Sunday that it was the biggest honour for him to be in the same bracket with Master Blaster Sir Vivian Richards. Misbah first hit the fastest ever half-century in 21 balls and then carried on to his imperious form and hit Australian bowlers at will to ...

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  • ABU DHABI - Pakistan continued their domination over Australia on with bat and ball Sunday and had remained just six wickets away from a historic series sweep in32 years with one day to spare.Australian were tottering at 143-4 in chase of mammoth 603 runs target to save the series are…runs ...

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  • ABU DHABI - Pakistan continued their domination in the desert over Kangaroos as they finished the day three of second Test with 370-run lead and still have eight wickets remaining here Saturday. It was another nightmarish day for Australians who crumbled against both seam and spin and were bowled ...

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  • ABU DHABI - Despite seeing the humiliation of their next-door neighbours at the hands of Pakistan tweakers, New Zealand seems to be unperturbed with the idea and looking forward to turn the table on the hosts. New Zealand's bowling coach Shane Bond Saturday said his team was looking forward to ...

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  • Abu Dhabi - A humble Younus Khan Friday refused to bracket himself with past Pakistan greats and said he wanted to remember only as a team player. Though the records tells the otherwise, but Younus is still shy to share the limelight of those who have become his motivation.  “I cannot be ...

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