Army starts organizing day and night cricket tournaments in south Kashmir
October 22, 2016

Srinagar |(PTK): Amid ongoing unrest in Kashmir, Army today said it has started organizing day and night cricket tournaments in south Kashmir-the worst affected region of the prevailing crisis. In a statement issued here, army said at a time when the Indian Cricket team is fighting its duels with the visiting Newzealanders, the youth of South Kashmir too were engaged in showcasing their cricketing.

India, Pak are `giants of cricket`, should resume cricketing ties: Younis
October 21, 2016

Karachi [Pakistan]: Describing India and Pakistan as the `giants of cricket`, veteran batsman Younis Khan has called on the two nuclear-armed neighbours to set aside their strained relations and resume playing bilateral Test series. “It’s my wish to play a Test in Pakistan again, play against India and against all top teams. India and Pakistan are two giants of cricket – one number one and the.

Bangladesh debutant teenager puts England in a spin
October 20, 2016

CHITTAGONG: Teenage debutant Mehedi Hasan claimed five wickets for 64 runs to stun England´s top order and give Bangladesh the upper hand in the first Test in Chittagong on Thursday. Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow scored half-centuries each as England reached 258-7 at stumps on the first day, after skipper Alastair Cook elected to bat first at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium. Moeen.

PSL final announced to be played in Lahore: Najam Sethi
October 19, 2016

DUBAI | (PTK): Chairman of Pakistan Super League (PSL), Najam Sethi has announced on Wednesday that final match of the event would be played in provincial capital of Punjab, Lahore. The announcement was made as Sethi addressed the draft ceremony of the league in Dubai. Najam Sethi dubbed the move as an attempt to attract international cricket to Lahore and Pakistan. He asserted that the number of international.

Match-fixing was at its peak in 1996: Shoaib Akhtar
October 19, 2016

KARACHI: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar claimed on Tuesday that match-fixing was at its rampant best in 1996 but himself refrained from getting involved in the malpractice. “The atmosphere of the Pakistan dressing room was very strange.Trust me it was the worst possible dressing room,” Akhtar was quoted as saying by Geo News. The “Rawalpindi Express” added he always stayed away from fixing.

Won’t even think of playing cricket with Pakistan: Gambhir
October 18, 2016

New Delhi: Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir today called for a complete freeze on ties with Pakistan till the time “cross-border terrorism” does not end, saying that “Indian lives are more important than sports”. “I would not even think of playing cricket with Pakistan. Indian lives are more important than sports,” Gambhir told mediapersons here. Gambhir insisted.

Yasir Shah becomes fastest Asian to claim 100 wickets in Tests
October 16, 2016

DUBAI | (PTK): Pakistan’s leg-spinner Yasir Shah became the second joint-fastest bowler to take 100 wickets in all Test cricket on the fourth day of the first day-night match against West Indies in Dubai on Sunday. The 30-year-old dismissed West Indian tail-ender Miguel Cummins to complete 100 wickets in his 17th Test match, the fastest Pakistani to the milestone. England’s right-arm.

Waqar names best ever Pakistan Test XI
October 16, 2016

Islamabad | (PTK): Fast-bowling great Waqar Younis has named just two current players in his best Pakistan Test XI of all time. Pakistan is currently taking on the West Indies in Dubai in what is their 400th Test and Waqar used the occasion to announce the best XI players he has seen represent the country in five-day cricket. Veteran right-hander Younus Khan and wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed were.

Pakistani footballer Shahlyla Baloch passes away in Karachi car accident
October 13, 2016

KARACHI | (PTK): Pakistani striker Shahlyla Ahmadzai Baloch passed away in a car accident late on Wednesday night in Karachi. Baloch was sitting in the passenger seat when the accident occurred in Karachi’s DHA Phase VIII area, her family confirmed to The Express Tribune. “It is true that she passed away,” a family member said. The family member further added that “she was travelling in the.

Afridi to sue Miandad for match fixing allegations
October 11, 2016

Karachi | (PTK): Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi has decided to take legal action against legendary batsman Javed Miandad after the latter levelled allegations of match fixing against the former T20I captain. According to The Express Tribune, the 36-year-old all-rounder has decided to send a legal notice to Miandad on Thursday. Speaking during the book launch ceremony of sports.