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  • Gohar, Farhan help Faisalabad stun KW in National T20 opener

    KARACHI: The Cool & Cool National T20 Cup got off to a blazing start in Rawalpindi on Saturday when career-best knocks from Gohar Ali and Sahibzada Farhan powered Faisalabad to a crushing eight-wicket victory over Sarfraz Ahmed-led Karachi Whites at the Pindi Cricket Stadium...

    In the day’s other fixture, involving two Lahore teams, the Blues pulled of a thrilling one-run victory against the Whites after Pakistan pace ace Mohammad...

  • Gohar Raza, Naseem Hameed elected as KAA president, general secretary

    KARACHI: Renowned sports organiser Gohar Raza was elected as president while famous athlete Naseem Hameed and Mohammad Riaz Senior were elected as general secretaries and Sher Ali as treasurer of Karachi Athletics Association (KAA) in its elections held at a local hotel here on Wednesday...

    In the next year, the KAA will be holding a technical officials course in January followed by a Fastest Man/Woman contest in Karachi in Feb 2018...

  • Gohar, Najma retain fastest man, woman titles

    KARACHI: Sprinters Gohar Shahbaz and Najma Perveen, both from Wapda, stole opening day’s limelight in the 48th National Athletics Championship, winning the Fastest Man and Fastest Woman titles, respectively at the PSB Coaching Centre on Friday...

    As per the tradition, the Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) is presenting Rs5,000 to gold medal winner, Rs3,000 to the silver medalist and Rs2,000 to the bronze medalists...

  • Emotionally-charged Nasir, Gohar lash out at PFF corruption

    In a hard-hitting news conference here on Tuesday, Nasir Ismail hit out at the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) for taking away the salary he received from the AFC Financial Assistance Prog­ramme (AFAP), appealing to FIFA’s Ethics Committee for justice...

    Fellow former Pakistan assistant coach Gohar Zaman backed Nasir’s view, adding that he was sidelined by the PFF for refusing to return the salary he received from Asia’s football...

  • Sammy's wicket was a 'magic ball', says United spinner Gohar

    Zafar Gohar — the Islamabad United stars in Friday's match, which propelled the team to the top of the board with their victory over Peshawar Zalmi — said the delivery that dismissed losing captain Darren Sammy has been a "magic ball"...

    Talking to reporters after the match between United and Zalmi, Gohar said he stuck to the plan laid out by captain Misbahul Haq and the team coach: pick up as many wickets on a pitch that favoured...

  • ANP suspends party membership of Khattak, Gohar for 'causing unrest'

    The Awami National Party (ANP) on Monday suspended the membership of former senator Afrasiab Khattak and senior vice-president Bushra Gohar for allegedly being "involved in activities against the party interests" and "causing unrest in the party ranks"...

    According to a notification issued by ANP general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain today, Khattak and Gohar in their detailed response "made the same points they had already made in...

  • CPJ calls for release of journalist Gohar Wazir detained with PTM workers in Bannu

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged Pakistan to immediately release journalist Gohar Wazir who was among a group of at least 22 people detained in Bannu on Monday...

    Gohar and 21 others were detained under Section 3 of the Maintenance of Public Order Ordinance and sent to a jail in Haripur on Tuesday after PTM and Awami National Party workers protested the Kharqamar checkpost incident that took place in North...

  • World T20 warm-ups: Hafeez, Imad star as Pakistan outplay Sri Lanka

    KOLKATA: Pakistan walked in with a swagger, played with a swagger, and won their only warm-up game in the World T20 in clinical fashion at the Eden Gardens on Monday...

    The contest was far from being the tight match the margin suggests; at no point in the game did Sri Lanka exert any pressure on Pakistan in what was the only warm-up game for the Greenshirts...

  • Ton-up Hafeez puts Pakistan in control

    KHULNA: Opener Mohammad Hafeez hit an unbeaten century as Pakistan reached 227 for one in reply to Bangladesh's 332 at stumps on the second day of the first Test in Khulna on Wednesday...

    Hafeez made 137 not out, his eighth Test hundred and the third in his last four innings, after Pakistan had ended Bangladesh's hopes of posting a mammoth first innings total...

  • Hafeez ton gives Pakistan control after BD collapse

    KHULNA: Opener Mohammad Hafeez led Pakistan’s strong reply with his third hundred in as many Tests after Bangladesh lost their last five wickets for 27 runs on the second day of the first Test at Khulna on Wednesday...

    Hafeez remained unbeaten on 137 with Pakistan reaching 227 for one in their first innings at stumps after Bangladesh were all out for 332 at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium...

  • Hafeez's maiden double ton puts Pakistan in commanding position

    KHULNA: Mohammad Hafeez struck his maiden Test double hundred as Pakistan feasted on Bangladesh's limited bowling resources to post a commanding 537 for five wickets on day three and take charge of the opening Test at Khulna on Thursday...

    Hafeez struck 224 off 332 balls as Pakistan, resuming on 227/1 in reply to Bangladesh's first innings total of 332, wiped out the deficit by lunch before stretching lead with five of their top seven...

  • Hafeez heroics help Pakistan take charge of Khulna Test

    KHULNA: Mohammad Hafeez hit a career-best 224 as Pakistan took charge of the first Test against Bangladesh with an impressive batting marathon during the third day’s play here on Thursday...

    Hafeez, who started the day on 137, surpassed his previous best of 197, made in Pakistan’s previous Test against New Zealand in Sharjah last November...

  • Hafeez relishes Pakistan's 'unpredictable' tag

    Mohammad Hafeez has no problems with Pakistan being known as “unpredictable”, saying he “loves” the tag that is so often applied to the team...

    The cliche that you can never be sure which Pakistan team will turn up is one the current side have embraced at this tournament...

  • Hafeez, Sami inspire Federal Areas to Pakistan Cup glory

    KARACHI: Mohammad Hafeez and Sami Aslam produced telling performances to enable Federal Areas clinch the Cool & Cool presents QMobile Pakistan Cup with a thrilling last-ball victory by one wicket in the final at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi late on Saturday (partly reported in Sunday’s edition)...

    What seemed a cakewalk win in the chase for 324 when Sami and Hafeez had laid the foundation with a second-wicket partnership of...

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