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  • MCL commitments force Imran Farhat to announce retirement

    The left-handed opening batsman Imran Farhat announced retirement from international cricket on Wednesday, thus joining the list of Pakistani cricketers who were forced to announce retirement in order to take part in the upcoming Masters Champions League (MCL)...

    The decision came after Farhat held a meeting with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials to get a no-objection certificate to participate in the MCL — which kicks off on...

  • PHF keen to hire foreign coach as Farhat calls it quits

    LAHORE: National hockey coach and Olympian Farhat Khan has resigned from his post, citing other pressing assignments including his duties as a Customs official...

    The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has started making efforts to hire his replacement, possibly a foreign coach, for the national team...

  • Imran Abbas' Abdullah to release in Pakistan on June 5

    Abdullah: The Final Witness, starring Imran Abbas, Sajid Hasan, Sadia Khan and Hameed Sheikh, registered its presence in the film market as it emerged as a surprise last minute entry to the Cannes Film Festival this year...

    After being the only feature-length film to represent Pakistan at Cannes, Abdullah will be screened locally on June 5, according to its distribution company, Distribution Club...

  • Four-star Abbas helps Pakistan restrict West Indies after big stand

    BRIDGETOWN: Openers Azhar Ali and Ahmed Shehzad were laying the foundations of a solid reply by Pakistan at 36-0 at lunch after their bowlers had dismissed the West Indies for 312 in the first innings on the second day of the second Test at Kensington Oval here on Monday...

    Seamer Mohammad Abbas led the visiting bowlers’ effort with two more wickets to finish with four for 56, the best figures by a Pakistan fast bowler in Test innings...

  • Zaheer Abbas pledges to keep cricket ‘alive’ in Pakistan

    Legendary batsman and president of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Zaheer Abbas, has vowed to keep cricket ‘alive’ in Pakistan by using his position to convince member countries to tour the country...

    In May this year, Zimbabwe became the first Test team to tour Pakistan since terrorist attacks on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009, suspending all international cricket in the country...

  • Pakistan cricket lacks professionalism: Zaheer Abbas

    KARACHI: President of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Zaheer Abbas, said on Saturday that Pakistan cricket is lacking in professionalism when it comes to playing on the global stage and need to improve urgently...

    Speaking to the media at the final of the KCCA President Cup at the National Stadium, the former Pakistan captain emphasised on bringing drastic changes in domestic cricket to bring it at par with the game in other...

  • Muzaffar Ali will visit Pakistan for Jaanisar release: Imran Abbas

    During the promotional tour for his next Bollywood venture, Jaanisar, Imran Abbas has revealed this exciting piece of information: the film's director Muzaffar Ali, who also has classics like Umraojaan and Anjuman to his credit, will be coming to Pakistan for Jaanisar's release...

    Imran Abbas is joined by stylist Pernia Qureshi in the cast...

  • No boy as good-looking as Imran Abbas in India or Pakistan: Muzaffar Ali

    Seems like Bollywood stars have a thing for our handsome Pakistani exports: Fawad Khan might have been dubbed a Lahori kebab but it turns out that Imran Abbas has his fair share of fans too!Veteran director Muzaffar Ali believes that when it comes to good looks, no one can beat Imran Abbas in India or Pakistan...

    "There's no boy as good-looking as him in India or Pakistan,” the actor said in an interview with Mumbai Mirror...

  • Pakistan has ability to whiteawash West Indies in ODI series: Zaheer Abbas

    ISLAMABAD: International Cricket Council (ICC) President Zaheer Abbas on Thursday said the morale of the green-shirts is all pumped-up after a 3-0 victory in the T20 series against West Indies and predicted another whitewash in the forthcoming ODI series against the Caribbeans...

    Pakistan whitewashed West Indies in the three-match T20 series...

  • Imran Abbas's 'Jaanisaar' to release on August 28 in Pakistan

    **After news came in that notable Indian film director Muzaffar Ali will be visiting Pakistan on the release of his love saga Jaanisaar, many were curious to know when exactly will that be...

    The film, which is actor Imran Abbas's second Bollywood venture, is opening in Indian cinemas today, and will be released in Pakistan on August 28, according to Abbas's Twitter post today:With Imran Abbas and fashion entrepreneur-turned-actor...

  • Pakistan must play with positive mindset at SCG to regain confidence: Zaheer Abbas

    LAHORE: Former Test batsman Zaheer Abbas has advised the Pakistan team to play with high spirit and postive mindset in the third and final Test against Australia in Sydney while avoiding the mistakes the tourists committed in the first two Tests Down under...

    “Pakistan need to play with the right combination and great spirit to win the last Test in order to regain their confidence, which might have gone down after losing the first two...

  • Pakistan look to Yasir, Abbas to tame 'tough' New Zealand in Test series

    Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed is confident that leg-spinner Yasir Shah and medium pacer Mohammad Abbas can combine to tame “tough” New Zealand in the first Test starting in Abu Dhabi on Friday...

    The fast-rising Abbas took 17 wickets in a two-match Test series, including a ten-wicket haul at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, as Pakistan beat Australia 1-0 last month...

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