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Pakistan bounce back to beat Windies, level series

Pakistan beat the West Indies by 74 runs in the second one-day international at Providence, Guyana, on Sunday after the home side’s lower order once again threatened to steal a surprise victory. The three-match series now stands level at 1-1. The last match will be played on Tuesday (April 11). Pakistan bowlers were able to defend a relatively modest target of 283 through accurate, penetrating stuff, especially in the first

Pakistan vs West Indies first ODI on Friday: Live Score and Streaming, Time, Squads, TV Listings

Pakistan and West Indies will play their first One-Day International (ODI) at the Guyana National Stadium on Friday. The match starts at 09:30 AM (local) 01:30 PM (GMT) and 06:30 PM on (Pakistan Standard Time). TV Listings: PTV Sports, Ten Sports The second and the third ODI matches to be played on Sunday and Tuesday at the same venue before the Test Series begins. Pakistan have already won the four-match

Shahid Afridi made ambassador of Blind Cricket World Cup

Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) has appointed former skipper of national cricket team, Shahid Afridi as an ambassador of the fifth Blind Cricket World Cup. Pakistan is going to host the fifth edition of ODI blind cricket world cup in January next year at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistan, local media reported. “Pakistan Blind Cricket Council feels pleasure to inform you that upon our request Shahid Khan Afridi

Bilateral Hockey Series: Pakistan, New Zealand pull 2-2 draw in second match

Pakistan have drawn 2-2 with New Zealand in the second test at the National Hockey Stadium in Wellington here on Saturday. New Zealand pushed out to a two-goal advantage following strikes from Sam Lane and debutant Mac Wilcox before Pakistan powered back to draw level in the third quarter. Pakistan responded just one minute later with a penalty corner flick from Abu Mahmood before Abdul Haseem Khan equalised through a

India captains call on ICC to probe Smith in DRS storm

Former India captains have called on cricket authorities to investigate Australia skipper Steve Smith amid allegations his team flouted the rules of the game when deciding whether to review decisions during the second test. Incensed India captain Virat Kohli accused Smith of ‘crossing the line’ on day four of the Bangalore match on Tuesday when he was given out lbw and looked towards the players’ area in the stands when

Meet Halah Al-Hamrani, Saudia’s only female kickboxing and boxing trainer

It’s rare to hear about women progressing in a closed society like Saudi Arabia where females are not even allowed to drive and hang out without male members of the family. Halah Al-Hamrani has broken all the barriers. Kingdom’s only female kickboxing and boxing trainer, Hamrani is teaching Saudi women to be persevering to reach their goals. In an interview with Arab News on the eve of International Women’s Day,

Imran Khan should appreciate steps being taken to bring cricket back to Pakistan: Ramiz Raja

Leading commentator and former captain Ramiz Raja has reacted to Imran Khan’s “phateechar” comments. While talking in a private TV program, the former Pakistani batsman said that instead of issuing such statements, Imran Khan should appreciate small steps being taken for bringing back cricket in Pakistan. Raja further called Pakistan Super League (PSL) final in Lahore an ‘event against terrorism’. Earlier former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan had called the

As promised, Darren Sammy shaves his head

Peshawar Zalmi captain Darren Sammy shaved his head as promised by him after winning the final of the tournament. In a video shared on twitter, West Indies player said, “As promised, I have shaved my head after winning the PSL final. Now it’s time for the rest of my Peshawar Zalmi teammates including Shahid Khan Afridi to follow.” Darren Sammy, ahead of PSL final, in a video had promised that

Big bats dismissed, player send-offs introduced in new laws

Big bats are set to be consigned to the wood-heap and umpires will be given the power to send off players from October as part of cricket’s new Code of Laws, the Marylebone Cricket Club has said. The maximum dimensions of a bat will be restricted to 108mm in width, 67mm in depth and with 40mm edges according to the new code which will be issued on Oct. 1, the