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  • Yousuf interested in coaching Afghanistan

    LAHORE: Former Test middle-order batsman Mohammad Yousuf is interested in coaching the Afghanistan cricket team in place of Inzamam-ul-Haq, if he is offered suitable terms and conditions by the Afghanistan Cricket Association (ACA)...

    Yousuf’s agent has applied for his appointment as Afghanistan coach and is in negotiation with the authorities...

  • Review: In Mera Naam Yousuf Hai, even a kidnapping can't hide sexism

    Proposals, meetings, rejections, confessions and a kidnapping — the last few action-packed episodes of Mera Naam Yousuf Hai had it all, complete with a love-soaked soundtrack, the terrifying innards of a police thaana and well-timed comic relief...

    For those who came in late, we left off with Yousuf (Imran Abbas) confessing his love for Zulaikha (Maya Ali) and though she makes all the appropriate noises that any ‘good’ girl would, she...

  • Yousuf defends Sharjeel's dot balls in PSL fixing scandal

    Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf on Monday told a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan that the batsman did not deliberately play two dot balls during a Pakistan Super League match...

    “I have played cricket myself and on that experience I can say that no one can play dot balls on purpose like this,” Yousuf, who played 90 Tests and 288 one-day internationals, told the media, summarising the evidence he said...

  • Saqlain the answer to Pakistan’s off-spin crisis, says Yousuf

    Former captain Mohammad Yousuf has backed Saqlain Mushtaq to head the spin bowling department at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), terming the inventor of the 'doosra' the 'best' spinner to have ever played for Pakistan...

    “Saqlain is the best off spinner to have played for Pakistan and should be appointed as spin bowling head at the NCA,” Yousuf said while talking to a private news channel...

  • Ibrahim, Yousuf and Hania win ranking tennis titles

    KARACHI: Ibrahim Iltifat outplayed Fahad Khan 6-4, 6-1 to win the mens singles title while Hania Naved beat Eraj Batool to lift ladies singles crown in the 4th Indus Pharma Open national ranking tennis championship which concluded at Karachi Club on Sunday...

    Meanwhile, talented lad Yousuf Khan who hails from Nawakhali, Peshawar won the U-18 and U-16 singles crowns by beating Noor-e-Mustafa and Parbat Kumar respectively...

  • Yousuf upbeat ahead of snooker event

    KARACHI: Former IBSF world amateur snooker champion and veteran cueist Mohammad Yousuf has said that Pakistan team comprised experience and youth and has plenty of potential to win more laurels in the Jubilee Insurance World 6-Reds and Team Championship which cues off at hotel Movenpick on Aug 6...

  • Yousuf perturbed over Azhar’s selection

    KARACHI: Veteran cueist Mohammad Yousuf has expressed his dismay over the selection of non-entity Mohammad Azhar Khan in the Pakistan team that is now competing in the world snooker championship at Doha...

    Yousuf, who is the only Pakistani cueist having World, Asian and IBSF Master’s titles under his belt, regretted that he has been requesting the PBSF for the last five years to share fifty per cent expenses of his foreign trip to...

  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated...

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