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  • Dr Asim admits to ‘role’ in Karachi Stock Exchange crash, court told

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau told an accountability court on Tuesday that former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain allegedly confessed to his ‘role’ in a Karachi Stock Exchange crash and named veteran stockbroker Jahangir Siddiqui and former privatisation minister Syed Naveed Qamar for illegal approval of a right issue through the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)...

    “Interrogated accused who...

  • The ‘good old days’ of Karachi’s stock exchange

    THE Karachi Stock Exchange (as the Pakistan Stock Exchange was formerly called) was established in 1947 coinciding with Pakistan’s independence...

    Along with the locals, the migrants from Bombay — where they traded in a flourishing stock business — were the first to seek membership of the newly established exchange...

  • Smith unrepentant as Stokes row rages on

    LONDON: Australia captain Steven Smith had no qualms about his part in the controversial dismissal of England's Ben Stokes for obstructing the field in the second one-day international at Lord's on Saturday...

    Smith could have withdrawn the appeal...

  • Smith feels sorry for overlooked Khawaja in first ODI

    AUCKLAND: Steven Smith admitted that Usman Khawaja has the right to feel aggrieved after the Australia captain confirmed the in-form batsman had been overlooked for Wednesday's opening one-dayer against New Zealand...

    “He's unlucky to miss out but Shaun's going to get the first opportunity,” Smith said at Auckland on Tuesday...

  • Smith, Root continue war of words on series eve

    A temporary ceasefire was called on Wednesday as Australia captain Steve Smith and his England counterpart Joe Root paused for photos under a blinding blue sky at the Brisbane stadium, but both captains have been looking to land a psychological blow on the eve of the first Test...

    Smith had earlier thrown a curve-ball by saying David Warner, his vice-captain, opener and best batsman, remained in doubt for the Test as he battles to...

  • Injured Smith leaves India tour

    RANCHI: Australian captain Steve Smith on Saturday left his country’s tour of India because of a shoulder injury, the team announced...

    “Smith landed awkwardly on his right shoulder whilst diving in the field during the fifth ODI against India last Sunday,” the team doctor Richard Saw said in a statement...

  • Ex-SA skipper Smith named Benoni Zalmi coach

    CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s most successful skipper and master batsman Graeme Smith will be the coach of Benoni Zalmi, the Pakistan outfit that will be participating in the Global T20 League, team owner Javed Afridi announced here on Monday...

    Disclosing the names of its coaching staff in a press conference, the Benonoi Zalmi team management proudly revealed the name of Graeme Smith as the team’s coach while Russell Adams will be taking...

  • Steve Smith censures ‘panicking’ Aussie batsmen

    MELBOURNE: Australia captain Steve Smith has accused his batsmen of “panicking” under pressure and demanded they show more starch after another collapse against India saw the side thrashed by 50 runs in the second ODI in Kolkata...

    Clearly fed up, Smith, who scored 59, said his batsmen were making “silly errors” and had to change their approach “It’s happening a bit too often for my liking, to be honest with you, in all forms of...

  • Resolute Smith leads Aussie fightback in Brisbane

    BRISBANE: Skipper Steve Smith led a rescue mission to revive Australia’s fortunes after a top-order batting collapse in the Ashes Test against England here at the Gabba on Friday...

    Home hopes rested on Smith to mount a fighting rearguard after the loss of four wickets in a faltering chase after England’s first innings of 302...

  • Smith out to re-open England’s Ashes ‘scars’

    SYDNEY: Skipper Steve Smith says Australia plan to reopen old English Ashes scars starting with a morale-shattering blow in the series opener at the Gabba this month...

    Smith has indelible memories of the shattering effect of the opening Brisbane Test from the last 2013-14 Ashes battle in Australia on the remainder of that series...

  • Smith scores masterful ton as England crack in Ashes battle

    BRISBANE: Steve Smith produced a defiant unconquered century and Josh Hazlewood claimed two wickets to leave England reeling as Australia cracked open the first Ashes Test at the Gabba on Saturday...

    England captain Root did everything to remove the obdurate Smith with ‘Bodyline’-style field placings, but the world’s top-rated batsman laid waste to the tourists’ well-laid plans to give the Australians the advantage at the Gabba, where...

  • It is rubbish to say I select my close mates in Test team: Steve Smith

    SYDNEY: Australian Captain Steve Smith has fired back at conjecture that he picks his close mates in the Australian Test team while declaring he wants a proven run scorer to take up the number six batting spot throughout the Ashes...

    This weekend’s round of Sheffield Shield games is another potential audition for the in-dispute number six spot and a host of hopefuls will lock horns at Hurstville Oval as the Smith-captained NSW takes...

  • Smith, Warner oppose idea of four-day Tests

    SYDNEY: Australia captain Steve Smith and star opener David Warner say they have no desire to play four-day Tests in a setback to international cricket chiefs who have floated the idea...

    But Smith and Warner are not keen, even if the hours and over requirements of each day are extended to reduce disparity with the traditional format...

  • Smith laments Australia’s ordinary ODI record in 2017

    INDORE: Steve Smith has said his side’s record in 2017 is unacceptable for an Australian cricket team in the wake of the One-day International series loss to India...

    “It’s a different format [to the Ashes] but I’d certainly like to start winning some games of cricket in every format to be honest,” Smith told reporters...

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