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  • Record highs, record heists: what next for cryptocurrency

    A HACKING theft that netted $530 million, a ban on Facebook advertising, regulation even in Russia and more wild price swings: despite another stomach-churning week for cryptocurrencies, analysts say they are here to stay...

    While headline-grabbing hacks like that suffered by Japan’s Coincheck are likely to attract the attention of regulators, experts say the “Teflon” crypto boom is now part of the economic landscape
  • Europe sizzles as heatwave breaks record after record

    Records in several cities were broken on Saturday, but none reached the nationwide record of 47...

    Sweltering Germans have been flocking to open air swimming pools across the country, and many pools are expecting record visitor numbers this summer, DPA news agency reported...

  • Karachi, Sialkot record innings victory in U-16 cricket

    KARACHI: Karachi and Sialkot were the only sides to win in the third and final round of the PCB-Pepsi Cricket Stars U-16 tournament on Thursday with both crushing their respective opponents by innings...

    Sialkot, meanwhile, were too strong for Quetta as they up chalked victory quite comfortably by an innings and 59 runs in the Pool ‘A’ encounter at the Ittefaq Cricket Ground in the Model Town area of Lahore...

  • Record teams to compete in U-19 cricket

    KARACHI: A record number of 96 teams will be seen in action when the Inter-district Under-19 Cricket Championships start from Wednesday (April 22) in 16 different regions of the country...

    According to the draws released by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the two-day round matches of each region will be played simultaneously...

  • CRICKET: REBOOTING DOMESTIC CRICKET

    A failing domestic cricket system? Draft selection to the rescue...

    The draft system of selection has been a hit with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as its use in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Pakistan Cup and now the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy shows...

  • CRICKET: THE RETURN OF INTERNATIONAL CRICKET

    The arrival of a star-studded World XI this week in Lahore to play three T20 games marks the welcome return of international cricket to Pakistan after an agonising span of eight-and-a-half years...

    It was a telling absence as well for those who may not be crazy fans of the game but believe in their heart of hearts that cricket is a key catalyst in breeding social cohesion in a nation that has forever grappled with multiple ethnic,...

  • CRICKET: EATING AND DRINKING CRICKET IN COLOMBO

    Want to be bowled over by a soup named after Muttiah Muralitharan and Imran Khan? Ready to face a Saurav Ganguly food platter? No, no one is inviting you to a buffet in a cricket field but, well, it comes close to that...

    Cricket Club Caf? (CCC as it is popularly known) has definitely led the way to re-invent the sport that the island nation of Sri Lanka venerates — cricket...

  • Strauss appointed England and Wales Cricket Board's cricket committee chairman

    Former England captain Andrew Strauss is back in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as cricket committee chairman and will drive the development of the game at all levels as part of his new role...

    The 42-year-old, who was knighted on Tuesday, stepped down as ECB's director of cricket last year to support his late wife Ruth's cancer battle and was replaced by former England spinner Ashley Giles...

  • As Test cricket returns to Pakistan, Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat first against Pakistan

    As Test cricket returns to Pakistan after over a decade, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday...

    Ahead of the start of the series, Pakistan's skipper Azhar Ali on Tuesday thanked Sri Lanka for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour in the country in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international cricket away... ...

  • Bullish trend: Pakistan Stock Exchange witnesses record surge

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed a record surge at the start of the business week on Monday as the index climbed by 258...

    Read more: MSCI to discuss Pakistan’s re-entryAccording to Muhammad Sohail, CEO of Topline Securities, the high confidence is in anticipation of the upcoming Annual Market Classification Review by the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) on June 14 to discuss upgrading PSX's...

  • Herath’s record 400th wicket sends Pakistan to dramatic defeat

    ABU DHABI: Rangana Herath became the second Sri Lankan to bag 400 wickets as his six-wicket haul steered Sri Lanka to a dramatic 21-run win over Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday...

    The veteran spinner took 6-43 — 11-136 in the match — to scupper Pakistan, set a modest 136-run target, for just 114 on a weary fifth day Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch...

  • Sri Lanka target Pakistan Test record in UAE

    Sri Lanka will hope their left-arm spinner Rangana Herath maintains pressure on Pakistan when the second and final Test, a day-night affair with pink ball, starts at Dubai stadium on Friday...

    The 39-year-old took 6-43 on the final day to fail Pakistan's modest 136-run chase in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday...

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