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  • Omar Associates, Lahore Lions in Veterans Cup final

    KARACHI: Omar Associates and Lahore Lions booked a date for the final of the 5th National Veterans Cup T20 Cricket Tournament by outplaying their respective rivals in the semi-finals played in Lahore on Saturday...

    In the other match, skipper Ghaffar Kazmi, with a fantastic all-round performance, played the lead role in guiding Lahore Lions to victory over Amar Cables...

  • Lahore Lions win National Veterans T20 final

    LAHORE: Lahore Lions won the 5th National T20 Veterans cricket tournament by beating last year’s champions Karachi Omar Associates by five wickets in the final played at the LCCA ground here on Sunday...

    For the Lahore Lions Javed Hayat took 2-35 and Kafayat Hussain, Imtiaz Shah and Muhammmad Javed took one wicket each for 30, 35 and 38 runs respectively...

  • Ishrat’s brace steers Lahore Lions to WHL title

    LAHORE: Goals from Ishrat Abbas helped Lahore Lions clinch the inaugural Pakistan Women’s Hockey League (WHL) title as they defeated Quetta Panthers 2-0 in the final at the National Hockey Stadium here on Wednesday...

    Lahore, who had scored the highest number of goals in the tournament without conceding a single one, were firm favourites to win the final...

  • Lahore Zoo to buy white lions

    LAHORE: The Lahore Zoo, for the first time, is going to buy a pair of white lions which are not available in any other zoo of the country...

    “A white lion fascinates people because of its colour and to add a pair of white lions to the animals at the zoo is all about this fascination factor,” Lahore Zoo Director Hassan Ali told Dawn...

  • Shadab fined 20pc of match fee for 'pointing finger, inappropriate comment' during T20I match

    Celebrations after sending West Indies batsman Chadwick Walton back to the pavilion on Monday evening have cost young Pakistan spinner Shadab Khan 20 per cent of his match fee...

    7 of the code, which relates to 'using language, actions or gestures which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batsman upon his/her dismissal during an international match'," the ICC said in its statement...

  • England Lions seal T20 series in Super Over

    KARACHI: It took the one-eliminator to decide the winners of the five-match unofficial T20 series at the ICC Academy in Dubai on Wednesday when England Lions upstaged Pakistan ‘A’ after the deciding fixture ended in a tie to clinch the rubber 3-2...

    Dawid Malan then led the Lions’ chase for 166 with the series poised at 2-2 before the start of game five with a blazing knock of 81, while wicket-keeper Sam Billings hit 50...

  • Ignored by Sialkot, Malik to be Lions’ guest player

    LAHORE: In an unusual developmenta key player of Sialkot Region, former national skipper Shoaib Malik, has been ignored by his native region for the upcoming Super Eight National Twenty20, as the cricketer was forced to play for Lahore Lions...

    Dawn learnt that the Lahore City Cricket Association had included Malik in the Lahore Lions squad as their guest player...

  • Ahmed shines as Lions clinch low-scoring game to reach final

    KARACHI: Ahmed Shehzad made his first significant contribution in the Cool & Cool presents Haier Super 8 T20 Cup in the nick of time late on Sunday night as Lahore Lions qualified for the title-decider with a scratchy four-wicket win against Rawalpindi Rams in Faisalabad...

    After restricting the Rams — winners of the inaugural Super 8 title in July 2011 — to a highly below par total of 100-8 in the second semi-final, it was the turn...

  • Belligerent Umar steers Lions to big triumph

    KARACHI: Temperamental Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal produced a sublime knock as Lahore Lions overwhelmed Faisalabad Wolves comprehensively in Group ‘B’ clash of the Cool & Cool presents Haier Super 8 T20 Cup in Faisalabad late on Thursday night...

    The right-hander, who turns 25 on May 26, sent strong signals to the national selectors that he is still good enough to be playing at the international after making a timely contribution,...

  • Lions, tigers on the loose in Georgia after floods

    TBILISI: Lions, tigers and even a hippopotamus escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Sunday, adding to chaos caused by severe flooding that killed at least 12 people...

    Around 20 wolves, eight lions and a number of tigers, jackals and jaguars had been shot dead by special forces or were missing, she said...

  • Umar stars again as Lions march into Super 8 semis

    KARACHI: Lahore Lions owed their success to Umar Akmal for the second time in three days as they marched into last-four phase of the Cool & Cool presents Haier Super 8 T20 Cup after overcoming Multan Tigers by 15 runs in the penultimate league-round fixture in Faisalabad on Saturday...

    The Pakistan right-hander followed up his undefeated 85 against Faisalabad Wolves on Thursday evening with a career-best effort of 95 not out to help...

  • Body to decide fate of four sick lions at Zoo Safari

    LAHORE: The Lahore Zoo Safari, Raiwind Road, management committee has formed a four member panel to look into the possibility of destroying four partially paralysed lions at the park, officials told Dawn...

    The officials said owing to unavailability of any pedigree details of these sick lions the experts could not determine any particular reason for their condition...

  • Comment: Against the lions

    America’s Justice Cardozo once described the dissenter as the gladiator making a last stand against the lions...

    They will understand that it requires every bit of a man’s heart to make that last stand against the lions...

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