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  • Gunmen kill 2, kidnap others during cricket match in Afghanistan

    KABUL: Afghan officials say gunmen killed at least two people and kidnapped others in an assault on a cricket match in a rural area near the Pakistan border...

    Zelmai Oryakhail, the police chief of Paktia province, said Saturday that gunmen opened fire on the match Thursday, killing a police officer and a civilian...

  • Shadab fined 20pc of match fee for 'pointing finger, inappropriate comment' during T20I match

    Celebrations after sending West Indies batsman Chadwick Walton back to the pavilion on Monday evening have cost young Pakistan spinner Shadab Khan 20 per cent of his match fee...

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday — acting on a complaint by the on-field and the third and fourth umpires — found Shadab guilty of a Level One breach of the ICC Code of Conduct...

  • Rediscovering live cricket commentary on radio

    IT was a great surprise and a greater pleasure to rediscover the live cricket commentary during the recently concluded Pakistan Cup...

    The well-organised tournament staged under the auspices of the PCB in Faisalabad will be remembered for two events — revival of live cricket commentary by Radio Pakistan and the utter disregard of the spirit of cricket and the laws of this great game by Younis Khan, the celebrated Pakistan batsman... ...

  • Foreign tourists to Pakistan more than triple since 2013

    As terrorism recedes in Pakistan, tourism appears to be on the rise, with more than thrice the number of international tourists travelling to the country in 2016 as compared to just three years ago, Bloomberg reported...

    Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) data showed that international tourists have more than tripled since 2013 to 1...

  • 122 ‘sectarian incidents’ took place in Pakistan since 2013, NA told

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly has been informed that 122 sectarian incidents have taken place all over the country since June 2013 and 10 banned organisations have claimed responsibility, or found involved during investigations, of 91 of them...

    According to a written reply to a question by MNA Saman Sultana Jafri of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal states that 56 sectarian incidents took place in Punjab,...

  • Britons lose cricket match, win hearts in North Waziristan

    MIRAMSHAH: In an event marked by considerable sporting enthusiasm, a UK cricket team clashed with a side comprising former Pakistan greats on Thursday and though the visitors lost the entertaining T20 game in Miramshah, they won the hearts of locals who came to watch the match in large numbers...

    Despite the game being organised at short notice, a crowd of thousands of tribesmen and schoolboys gathered to watch the match at the...

  • India beat Sri Lanka in deaf cricket match

    LAHORE: Fine batting by Indrajeet Yadav and later good bowling by Vipul Patel (3-25) helped India beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs in the first match of the first T20 Asia Deaf Cricket Cup match at the LCCA ground here on Tuesday...

    Pakistan will play Sri Lanka on Wednesday at the LCCA ground...

  • Army chief inaugurates IDP fund-raising cricket match in Rawalpindi

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Friday hit a boundary to kick off a fund-raising exhibition match being staged on the 69th Independence Day of Pakistan in support of the Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs)...

    Pakistan's Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi bowled a delivery to the army chief who played a shot sending the ball across the boundary...

  • Army win exhibition cricket match

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif inaugurated a friendly match between Pakistan Army and the national cricket team on Friday...

    The exhibition match aimed at collecting funds for internally displaced persons (IDPs)...

  • Old Ravians beat British HC in cricket match

    LAHORE: A festival cricket match was played between the British High Commission and Old Ravians at the Oval ground of the Government College University, Lahore, on Friday in the presence of hundreds of students and alumni’s families as cheering spectators...

    Noted actor Ali Tahir got four wickets and was declared the Man of the Match...

  • Injured students being threatened to stay silent on KU cricket match

    KARACHI: Students who either suffered injuries or have witnessed the violence that occurred over a mixed gender cricket match last week at Karachi University are receiving threats and being warned not to share details of the incident with anyone, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The students responsible for thrashing colleagues over a cricket match, he said, roamed free on the campus and no warning had been issued by the administration to...

  • Cricket South Africa bans former Test player, four others for match-fixing

    CAPE TOWN: Former South Africa Test player Thami Tsolekile is among four players banned from cricket on Monday for his part in a match-fixing scandal in the local Twenty20 competition...

    Tsolekile was banned for 12 years by Cricket South Africa (CSA) for “contriving to fix a match or matches in the 2015 RAM SLAM” as well as “obstructing or delaying the investigation by destroying evidence that was relevant to the investigation...

  • Vatican cricket, a Catholic vs Muslim match and the Karachi connection

    KARACHI: Bats, wickets, helmets, team bags for all this cricket equipment and a Catholic priest in the middle of it! “I know, I know, you must be wondering why I am not around Bibles or crucifixes instead but this is also good work that I am doing here,” laughed Father R...

    Robert McCulloch, a founding member of the Vatican Cricket Club, who, before being assigned to the Vatican, spent 34 years in Pakistan for missionary and social...

  • Violence over KU boys-girls cricket match: no headway in probe

    KARACHI: The Karachi University (KU) administration is yet to fix responsibility and punish the students involved in violence over a mixed-gender cricket match, though more than a month has passed since the incident, it emerged on Wednesday...

    Upon contact, KU registrar Moazzam Ali Khan declined to comment on the slow progress of the committee on the cricket match violence and said that no time frame was given for submission of the...

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