Agencies

  • TPROVIDENCE:- Wicketkeeper-batsman Trisha Chetty has been ruled out of South Africa’s World T20 campaign after the recurrence of a back injury. Faye Tunnicliffe, the 19-year-old Boland wicketkeeper, has been called up as replacement but she will not arrive in time to play the team’s ...

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  • TDUBAI - New Zealand and Pakistan shared honours of the three-match ODI series after the decider in Dubai was called off in less than seven overs of the chase. Chasing 280 on a slow pitch, New Zealand were dented early as the big-hitting Colin Munro was cleaned up by Shaheen Afridi in the first ...

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  • TLIVERPOOL - Liverpool took advantage of Manchester City’s later kick-off against Manchester United on Sunday by beating Fulham 2-0 to move top of the Premier League, while Chelsea stumbled in a 0-0 draw with Everton. Both Liverpool and Chelsea remain unbeaten in the league after 12 games, ...

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  • TPROVIDENCE - India’s ace batswoman – Mithali Raj once again showed her class and elegance as she powered the women in blue to an easy seven-wicket victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Women’s World T20 on Sunday. Chasing 134 for victory, veteran Mithali Raj starred with a ...

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  • TRaipur - A fierce gunfight broke out between Indian security forces and Maoist rebels in Chhattisgarh’s Antagarh village after the Maoists triggered at least seven explosions, a day before voting begins for the assembly election. A soldier was killed when an improvised explosive device or IED ...

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  • TGUYANA - In 21 previous limited-overs meetings over the years, Australia had never failed to beat Pakistan. And despite the fact that Australia weren’t entirely at their best in their World T20 opener, that record remained unblemished, with the gulf between the two sides starkly apparent ...

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  • TCHENNAI - Having already secured an unassailable 2-0 lead in three-match Twenty20 International series against the Windies, India are set to rest a few key players and assess their bench strength in the final T20I on Sunday. On Friday, it was announced that all of Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav and ...

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  • TMIRPUR - The stakes will be extremely high when Bangladesh and Zimbabwe square off for the second and final Test at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla stadium. The home side will be hurting from their defeat in the first match, and will be desperate for a much better showing to try and avoid a series ...

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  • THOBART - There’s everything to play for in the final one-day international between Australia and South Africa in Hobart on Sunday. Australia breathed life into the series with a narrow seven-run victory in the second ODI on Friday, and in the process arrested a streak of seven straight ODI ...

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  • TDUBAI - With the series tied 1-1, Pakistan and New Zealand will go full throttle in the third and final ODI on Sunday. Pakistan, who snapped a 12-match losing streak in ODIs against New Zealand with a six-wicket win in Abu Dhabi, will want to continue their dominant run in the UAE. Sarfraz Ahmed ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump said Friday he has signed an immigration proclamation, an order that would help effectively ban migrants who cross the U.S. border with Mexico illegally from qualifying for asylum. The Trump administration unveiled new rules on Thursday to sharply limit ...

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  • TKABUL:- At least eight Afghan security personnel were killed as the Taliban stormed multiple checkposts in the Farah province bordering Iran, an official confirmed on Friday. The attack came a week after the Taliban claimed to down a military chopper in the province bordering Iran. Kher Mohammad, a ...

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  • TMOGADISHU:- At least 17 people were killed when suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia’s Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu on Friday, police said. “So far we have confirmed 17 civilians dead. They were travelling in public ...

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  • TGAZA - A $15 million Qatari cash infusion was paid out to impoverished Palestinian civil servants in the Gaza Strip on Friday, offering the enclave’s dominant Hamas Islamists a potential domestic reprieve though Israel said the money would not go to them. Hamas’s political rival based ...

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  • TGALLE - Rangana Herath finished his final Test sliding on his front in one last effort to make his ground. It was not quite enough - his run-out capping a 211-run defeat for Sri Lanka - but although there was no famous farewell at Galle, his favourite venue, Herath was happy it was “the right ...

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  • TABU DHABI - Lockie Ferguson bagged three wickets after retiring hurt Imam-ul-Haq with a bouncer that hit his helmet but at no point did Pakistan look out of control in their 210 run chase. Led by Fakhar Zaman, who returned to form with a run-a-ball 88, Pakistan overhauled the total of 209 in 40.3 ...

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  • TResponding to the legal notice sent by Najam Sethi, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has dismissed all the allegations that the former PCB chairman had accused them of. The board denied each and every allegation that Sethi had mentioned in his legal notice. The board further said that the notice ...

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  • TQUEENSLAND - USMAN Khawaja hopes to prove his fitness for next month’s first Test against India by playing a Sheffield Shield match for Queensland. Khawaja, 31, says he’s ahead of schedule in his recovery from a left knee injury suffered three weeks ago in Australia’s second Test ...

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  • TABU DHABI:- Arthur said that Pakistan are pretty much sorted on what they want to do ahead of the World Cup in England next summer. “There will be one or two positions we want to tweak with, but we are very clear in the mind the brand of cricket we want to play,” he said. “The ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) suffered a massive blow ahead of the World Cup in India later this month after the country’s cricket body, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), denied to provide loan. The PHF had requested for financial aid to clear the outstanding dues of the players and ...

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  • TABU DHABI - Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmad blasted New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor for expressing his displeasure over Mohammad Hafeez’s bowling action live on television during the first ODI at Shaikh Zayed Stadium on Wednesday. Taylor tried to capture the attention of the umpires at the end ...

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  • TABU DHABI - Sarfraz-led Pakistan cricket team look to resurrect their shambolic One-Day form as they will be desperately looking for to win the second ODI against New Zealand to be played today (Friday) at Abu Dhabi. Earlier on Wednesday, when Pakistan lost their first ODI, it was Pakistan’s ...

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  • TFederal Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Thursday that Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan’s visit to China was highly successful as several agreements and memorandums of understanding were signed between the two countries. The information and broadcasting minister said ...

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  • TABU DHABI - The Black Caps needed something special to get their season on track, and Trent Boult had just the trick. Making his international cricket return after parental leave, Boult claimed New Zealand's first ODI hat-trick in nearly 12 years, ripping through the top of the Pakistan order as ...

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  • TABU DHABI - There was fresh scrutiny on Mohammad Hafeez's bowling action on Wednesday when Ross Taylor appeared to publicly question its legality during the course of the first ODI between Pakistan and New Zealand in Abu Dhabi. Taylor made the gesture at the end of Hafeez's first over, when he ...

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  • TMELBOURNE - Melbourne Renegades have signed left-arm seamers Usman Shinwari and Harry Gurney for the upcoming Big Bash League. Pakistan's Shinwari will be available for the first seven games, with England and Nottinghamshire seamer Gurney taking over for the second half of the season. Shinwari, ...

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  • TWashington - History has been made after the US elected its first Muslim women to congress – Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Ms Tlaib, a Palestinian-American, secured Michigan’s 13th congressional district in a race in which she was the sole major party ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered to hold an audit of Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) and to bring the individuals involved in corruption to justice. A meeting of ETPB was held under the chairmanship of the prime minister on Wednesday. The PM showed his ...

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  • TABU DHABI - Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed insists his team can end an 11-match losing run to New Zealand when the two sides meet in the first one-day international in Abu Dhabi today (Wednesday). Pakistan crushed New Zealand 3-0 in the preceding Twenty20 series on Sunday -- their second whitewash ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Tuesday said that chaotic politicians belonging to various political parties should be sent to space.  Talking to media persons outside the Parliament House, he said it was an easy solution to end threat of ...

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