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  • Dean Jones backs Ajmal for Pakistan return

    Pakistan’s out of favour off-spinner once again knocked on the doors of the selectors with an impressive bowling display for his Pakistan Super League (PSL) side Islamabad United against a star-studded Peshawar Zalmi on Friday...

    A capacity crowd at the Dubai Sports City stadium witnessed the Islamabad-Peshawar match with most of the spectators quite evidently present to support the Zalmis, which is lead by Pakistan’s T20 captain...

  • 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...

    The cricketer-turned commentator believed that turning to consulting coaches was not enough for the Pakistan players to rectify the problems they face during their career...

  • Sharjeel Khan can revive Pakistan’s T20 fortunes: Dean Jones

    RAWALPINDI: Dashing Australia batsman Dean Jones has tipped Pakistan's resurgence in Twenty20 cricket following the success of its new domestic league, saying fierce hitter Sharjeel Khan can revive the country's fortunes...

    Jones, who coached Islamabad United to victory in the inaugural Pakistan Super League this year, was speaking after a mixed-gender exhibition match in Rawalpindi...

  • Threats to Dr Dean

    THIS is with reference to the death threats to Dr Bernadette Dean, owing to which she had to flee Pakistan...

    People like Dr Dean are not posing any threat to our religious beliefs and ideology, rather they are helping us make our young generation more enlightened and tolerant so that they may become members of the global community...

  • 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...

    The Pakistan Cricket Board has accused him of agreeing to a spot-fixing plan and of failing to report offers to fix, charges which carry a ban ranging from five years to life if found...

  • Row over VC’s decision to remove dean ends

    ISLAMABAD: The unrest among the faculty members of the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) over the vice chancellor (VC)’s recent move to remove the dean of social sciences has ended on the intervention of the President House...

    On Friday, the President House directed the vice chancellor not to remove the dean social sciences, officials told Dawn on the condition of anonymity...

  • 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...

  • PhD a must for principal, dean of medical colleges

    ISLAMABAD: Although faculty members who do not have PhDs or equivalent degrees have previously been appointed professors, the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has now decided that a PhD degree is a must for faculty members to be promoted to professors...

    Following this decision, only faculty members possessing PhDs or Fellowship of the College of Physicians and Surgeons (FCPS) will be appointed vice chancellor, principal or...

  • Removal of dean sparks unrest in QAU

    Khan from the post of dean faculty of social sciences has created unrest among the teachers of the Quaid-i-Azam University...

    However, Vice Chancellor Dr Javed Ashraf denied that he had asked the dean to resign...

  • 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 has a good rapport with the Pakistan players, and in 2010 the former top-order batsman was in talks with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a role as a foreign consultant...

  • Players who do not follow rules deserve what they get: Dean Jones

    Islamabad United coach and former Australian cricketer Dean Jones said he was extremely disheartened when he learned that three United players were being questioned over their alleged involvement in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 spot-fixing scandal...

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) suspended Mohammad Irfan, Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif under its Anti-Corruption Code as part of an ongoing investigation into an international...

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