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Phillips fires New Zealand to ODI series win over Pakistan

Phillips fires New Zealand to ODI series win over Pakistan

KARACHI: Glenn Phillips smashed an unbeaten half-century as New Zealand secured a series victory over Pakistan with a two-wicket win in the third and final one-day international in Karachi on Friday. Phillips scored 63 off 42 balls, hitting four sixes and as many fours, to rescue New Zealand from a precarious 181-5 in their pursuit of a 281-run target....

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Naseem Shah breaks another record

Naseem Shah breaks another record

Pakistan pacer Naseem Shah continued to make records and perform spectacularly during the second one-day international (ODI) of the series against New Zealand at the National Bank Cricket Arena in Karachi on Wednesday. Shah’s performance during the second match of the series against the Kiwis was sensational and garnered great applause as he claimed three wickets. The...

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Cristiano Ronaldo could make Saudi debut in PSG friendly: Al Nassr coach

Cristiano Ronaldo could make Saudi debut in PSG friendly: Al Nassr coach

Cristiano Ronaldo will serve his suspension before making his league debut for his new Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr but he could play against Paris St Germain in a friendly this month, coach Rudi Garcia has said. Ronaldo missed the first of two domestic games for Al Nassr on Friday after being suspended by England’s Football Association...

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What are Sania Mirza’s retirement plans?

What are Sania Mirza’s retirement plans?

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza has shared an update on her plans to retire from the sport, saying that she is intending to hang her boots at the WTA 1000 event in Dubai in the month of February” I was going to stop right after the WTA finals, because we were going to make the WTA finals,...

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Shahid Afridi reveals criteria for selecting T20 batters

Shahid Afridi reveals criteria for selecting T20 batters

Shahid Afridi, newly-appointed interim chief selector, revealed that players in the domestic circuit with a strike rate of less than 130 or 135 will not be selected to represent Pakistan in the T20 format.  Speaking to a private channel, the former Pakistan captain described his job as the chief selector “difficult”, saying that it is...

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PCB rejects Ramiz Raja’s claims about Najam Sethi’s expenses

PCB rejects Ramiz Raja’s claims about Najam Sethi’s expenses

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday rejected former cricket body chief Ramiz Raja’s expense claims regarding Chairman PCB Management Committee Najam Sethi. “Former chairman Raja’s comparison of his and Sethi’s expenses during his previous term is misleading and inaccurate as the circumstances are incomparable,” the board said in a statement. Backing the rebuttal with details,...

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New Zealand start solidly against Pakistan in first Test

New Zealand start solidly against Pakistan in first Test

New Zealand openers Tom Latham and Devon Conway got off to a confident start in the first Test against Pakistan on Tuesday, reaching 41 without loss after the home side scored 438. Latham and Conway were unbeaten on 20 and 17 respectively at tea on day two, after Pakistan added 121 runs to their overnight...

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Babar Azam and Sarfaraz Ahmed punish sloppy New Zealand in first Test

Babar Azam and Sarfaraz Ahmed punish sloppy New Zealand in first Test

Babar Azam knocked a fighting hundred and the recalled Sarfaraz Ahmed hit a half-century to guide Pakistan to a healthy 317-5 on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand in Karachi on Monday. The pair led Pakistan’s recovery from 110-4 during a 196-run fifth wicket stand, as the home team lost only...

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Shahid Afridi appointed chief selector for New Zealand series

Shahid Afridi appointed chief selector for New Zealand series

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi as the interim chief of the Men’s National Selection Committee for the home series against New Zealand. The PCB announced the new panel today after sacking the selection committee headed by Mohammad Wasim. Other members of the selection panel are Abdul Razzaq and Rao...

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