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Always dreamt of playing Test cricket: Jasprit Bumrah after record-breaking 9-wicket haul

Melbourne: Jasprit Bumrah picked up 9 wickets in the third Test vs Australia at the MCG • India have taken an unassailable 2-1 lead in the ongoing four-Test series • Bumrah received praise from former cricketers, including Australia greats, for his showing in Australia Jasprit Bumrah has been the success …

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Pakistan Air Force Team wins the First Ever Ice Hockey Match in the Country

Islamabad : (PR) First ever Ice Hockey Match of Pakistan was played today, in Naltar. The match was played between the teams of Pakistan Air Force and GB Scouts. Players from both the sides showed some extraordinary skills but no team could score a goal within stipulated time. Therefore the …

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Serena Williams voted up female athlete of the year for the fifth time

USA: She showed up in Paris wearing a black cat suit, a reminder that nobody can command the Grand Slam stage quite like Serena Williams. She reached the finals at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, proving again how well she can play no matter how little she practices. Williams didn’t …

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Pujara 106, Kohli 82 give India command

AUSTRALIA: Cheteshwar Pujara scored his second ton of the series while Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma hit fifties as India declared after racking up 443, and got into a position of comfort in the third Test. Pujara and Kohli, the overnight batsmen, were instrumental in setting up a solid base …

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Non payment of pension to retired employees of BSP puts their families on brink of starvation

ISLAMABAD: As many as 170 retired employees and widows of Pakistan Sports Board (BSP) stand deprived of pension since the last 4 months. As per media report, PSB Executive Committee in accordance with its own decision had approved pension for PSB retired employees in 2008. Retired employees and widows were …

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Cameron Bancroft: Australia opener almost quit to teach yoga

Islamabad: Bancroft, who admitted using sandpaper on the ball in South Africa in March, was banned with Australia captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner. He returns on 30 December, playing for Perth in the Big Bash Twenty20 League. “You begin to become OK with the thought of never …

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Pakistan win silver medal in squash

ISLAMABAD: Promising young squash players Mohammad Hamza and Humam Ahmed won silver medals after losing final games in US Junior Squash Championship at the Philips Academy, Boston. US’s Carney Teddy beat Mohammad Hamza in Under-15 Category while Rohan A. Gondi beat Humam Ahmed in Under-13 Category. Earlier, n the U-15 …

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Bangladesh’s Shakib fined for shouting at umpire

DHAKA: Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was fined 15 percent of his match fee for shouting at the umpire during Monday´s opening Twenty20 international against West Indies, the International Cricket Council said. Shakib was also handed one demerit point, his second such penalty since the introduction of the system in …

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Pakistan coach Mark Coles withdraws after getting shortlisted for India women coaching

LAHORE: Pakistan women cricket coach Mark Coles applied for India women head coaching role but withdrew his application citing a ‘confusion’, it has emerged. The position of head coach of the Indian women team opened up after the BCCI decided against handing an extension to interim head coach Ramesh Powar, …

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PCB to resume talks with Australia to play two ODIs in Karachi

Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to renew talks with Cricket Australia to play at least two one-day internationals in Karachi next year, sources informed the media, on Monday. A five-match ODI series is scheduled between Pakistan and Australia from March 19-31 in the United Arab Emirates. The two …

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