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  • BHC suspends transfer of deputy commissioner

    QUETTA: The Balochistan High Court suspended on Tuesday transfer of Sohbatpur Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Aslam Raisani and directed the provincial chief secretary not to take any decision on the matter till further orders...

    This appeared to be a case of personal grudge and the officer was transferred despite the fact that he had not completed the normal tenure of his posting as deputy commissioner, the court said...

  • Mystery shrouds Gujranwala deputy commissioner’s death

    GUJRANWALA: Deputy Commissioner Sohail Ahmed Tipu was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his official residence here on Thursday...

    Authorities not sure whether its suicide or murder“We found the body hanging from a fan when we reached the DC house upon the commissioner’s request,” Additional Medical Superintendent (AMS) Dr Gulzar said, according to Geo News...

  • Dean Jones willing to visit Pakistan to commentate during Sri Lanka tour

    Islamabad United coach and former Australian cricketer Dean Jones says he is very happy to learn that a World XI team and the Sri Lankan side will tour Pakistan this year, and has stated that he is ready to visit Pakistan as a commentator for the series...

    Jones said the success of the World XI team tour and that of the Sri Lankan team could lead to the revival of international cricket in Pakistan...

  • Spot-fixing probe: Dean Jones not suspicious about dot balls played by Sharjeel

    Islamabad United coach Dean Jones on Wednesday testified at a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan, saying two dot balls played by the batsman during a Pakistan Super League match were not suspicious from a cricketing perspective...

    Sharjeel's lawyer Shaigan Aijaz, who is representing him at a closed-door tribunal, said: “Jones has told the tribunal that Sharjeel played dot balls on merit and that he has no...

  • Sadiq echoes Jones’ view in Sharjeel’s case

    LAHORE: Following the assertion of former Australian Test cricketer Dean Jones, former Pakistan Test opener Sadiq Mohammad has also claimed there was nothing wrong with the dot balls played by Sharjeel Khan during the opening match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL)...

    Appearing as a second witness — after Jones — in front of a three-member tribunal of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Sadiq said that the Pakistan opener played the...

  • Debutant Roland-Jones enjoys pretty special day

    LONDON: Toby Roland-Jones may have felt that being known as the man who took a hat-trick to win his team the county championship would be a pretty decent way to ensure a distinguished place in English cricket folklore...

    For at the age of 29 when he could have been forgiven for thinking after years of hard county work that a striking international career might have passed him by, Roland-Jones enjoyed a Test debut that was the stuff of...

  • Dean Jones arrives in Lahore after visa row

    ISLAMABAD: Former Australian batsman Dean Jones finally arrived in Pakistan on Sunday night to take over as coach of a team in the new Twenty20 league after landing earlier without a valid visa, officials said...

    Jones arrived from Dubai Saturday night but was refused entry because he had no valid visa for Pakistan and returned to the emirate...

  • Kohli the ultimate example for Pakistan cricketers: Dean Jones

    Former Australia batsman Dean Jones has urged Pakistan cricketers to follow Indian ace batsman Virat Kohli’s example if they aim to put up consistent performances for their country...

    “Kohli is the level that the Pakistani cricketers like Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq need to get to,” said Jones in an interview to Pakpassion...

  • Dean Jones being considered for head coach’s post

    LAHORE: Dean Jones, the former Australian cricketer and the coach of the Pakistan Super League franchise Islamabad United, is being looked at as the successor to Waqar Younis as Pakistan’s next head coach...

    According to a source in the board, Wasim Akram has talked up Jones’s credentials...

  • PSL: Dean Jones confirmed as Islamabad head coach

    Former Australia batsman Dean Jones on Monday confirmed his signing as the head coach for Islamabad franchise in the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL)...

    Jones’ signing for Islamabad United came hours after Peshawar became the first PSL franchise to launch its logo and team name...

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