WHANGAREI: Pakistan Under-19 scored their first win of the World Cup, a nine-wicket thumping of Ireland Under-19 in 37.4 overs in Whangarei.
Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi, who has best innings figures of 8 for 39 in first-class cricket, razed them for 97 by taking 6 for 15 in 8.5 overs.
Left-arm spinner and captain Hasan Khan claimed three wickets too, as Ireland were dismissed in 28.5 overs. Joshua Little’s 24 at No. 8 was Ireland’s only score above 20.
Sameer Nazir KARACHI: DHA organized “Qauid-e-Azam Futsal Exhibition Match” between two renowned football teams of Lyari youths, under the Sindh Rangers here at the Sport Complex of DHA City Karachi (DCK) an upcoming city of International stature on M-9 motorway. … read more
LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has banned former batsman Nasir Jamshed for one year for non-cooperation with the board in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing probe. The board’s anti-corruption tribunal on Monday declared Jamshed guilty of violating … read more
Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Islamabad United on Saturday announced the appointment of left-arm pacer Rumman Raees as the vice-captain for the third edition. Raees, who has represented Men in Green in four ODIs and five T20Is with 10 wickets … read more
LAHORE – The national cricket camp for Pakistan cricket team to start preparations ahead of the World XI tour has started at the Gaddafi Stadium on Thursday. 13 players from the national squad for the series, dubbed ‘Independence Cup’, reported … read more