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  • Brisbane rearguard can help Pakistan beat Australia: Haroon

    KARACHI: Former chief selector Haroon Rashid insisted on Tuesday that Pakistan were capable of beating Australia despite the tourists losing the day-night series opener in Brisbane, provided they learned quickly...

    Haroon, also an ex-Test batsman, told Dawn the conditions in Melbourne will offer a big contrast to what Misbah-ul-Haq’s men encountered at the Gabba where Australia held their nerves on Monday to seal a 39-run victory... ...

  • Pakistan’s stand vindicated on Dawood Ibrahim issue: envoy

    NEW DELHI: India’s admission that it was not aware of Mumbai fugitive Dawood Ibrahim’s whereabouts is a vindication of Pakistan’s stand that the wanted underworld don was not hiding in its territory, Pakistan’s High Commissioner in India Abdul Basit has said...

    Also read: No idea where Dawood Ibrahim is, Indian government tells parliamentIndia’s Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Chaudhary told parliament on Tuesday that...

  • No cricket with Pakistan as Dawood Ibrahim has shelter there: BCCI secretary

    ISLAMABAD: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary, Anurag Thakur, has said that the Indian cricket team would not play any series with Pakistan as the country has "given shelter" to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and it wants to meet Kashmiri leaders during the (now cancelled) national security advisers-level talks, said a report published on the NDTV sports website...

    Also read: NSAs’ talks cancelled over Indian...

  • Dawood Ibrahim not in Pakistan, FO tells India

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office denied on Thursday renewed Indian allegations that terror suspect Dawood Ibrahim was hiding in Pakistan...

    “Our consistent position on Dawood Ibrahim has been that he is not in Pakistan,” FO spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said at a weekly media briefing...

  • Major blow to MQM as Raza Haroon joins Kamal

    KARACHI: Former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal managed to rope Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) heavyweight Raza Haroon into his yet-unnamed party on Monday...

    Name, planning and branding come later," Haroon said, referring to the party Kamal and Anis Kaimkhani announced earlier this month...

  • Squads for Zimbabwe series to be named on Tuesday: Haroon

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s Twenty20 and One-day Internationals squads for the forthcoming home series against Zimbabwe will be named on Tuesday, chief selector Haroon Rasheed said on Saturday...

    After approval from PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan, the ODI and T20 squads for the Zimbabwe series will be announced on Tuesday,” Haroon said, adding both the squads would consist of 15 members each...

  • Haroon Bacha completes silver jubilee of his Pashto music career

    PESHAWAR: Haroon Bacha, a noted Pashto folksinger has recently launched his Pashto ghazal album titled ‘Gulrang’, the fiftieth in the run in his 25-year music career...

    Afsarul Mulk Afghan, chairman of Da Ranra Malgari, told Dawn that events would be soon held in Peshawar and Kabul to celebrate the silver jubilee and golden jubilee of Haroon Bacha’s contributions to Pashto music...

  • PCB names Haroon as director cricket operations

    LAHORE: In a surprising decision, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday appointed former Test batsman Haroon Rashid — whose previous job as chief selector could bring no good to the country — as director cricket operations...

    “The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed Haroon Rashid as director cricket operations after completing all the formalities and the interview process...

  • Haroon brushes aside Amir's early return to international cricket

    KARACHI: The chief selector of national cricket team, Haroon Rasheed, shrugged off any chances of pacer Muhammad Amir's early return to international cricket, adding that the 23-year-old still has a long way to go until his comeback...

    Haroon said Amir has not played enough in the domestic circuit since his return to the cricketing scene and that the selectors prefer to monitor him properly before his return can be considered...

  • Haroon satisfied with Azhar’s performance

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Haroon Rasheed has said Azhar Ali is new to captaincy but he will get mature with the passage of time and he is satisfied with his performance...

    Haroon said a few names had floated for captaincy after Misbah-ul-Haq’s retirement but the PCB chairman opted for Azhar...

  • Former chief selector Haroon Rasheed tipped to re-join PCB in key position

    KARACHI: Just two months after being sacked as Pakistan chief selector, former Test cricketer Haroon Rasheed may return to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as Director Cricket Operations, Press Trust of India (PTI) reported on Thursday...

    “Haroon has applied for the new position being created in the cricket set-up which has undergone some changes after the national teams’ disappointing show in the Asia Cup and World T20 in India,” PTI...

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