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  • Usman destroys SL as Pakistan sweep ODI series

    SHARJAH: Left-arm paceman Usman Shinwari destroyed Sri Lanka with a five-wicket burst to help Pakistan achieve a convincing nine-wicket win in the fifth and final match for a 5-0 clean sweep of the One-day International series on Monday...

    Usman’s career-best 5-34 in seven overs reduced Sri Lanka to 103 all out in 26...

  • Usman-Fawad stand guides Pakistan ‘A’ to 287-5

    KARACHI: Usman Salahuddin and Fawad Alam shared a century partnership to help Pakistan ‘A’ reach 287-5 on the penultimate day of the rain-disrupted second unofficial Test against Sri Lanka ‘A’ in Pallekele on Friday...

    5 overs of action during which Pakistan ‘A’ began their first innings at the overnight score of 0-0 in reply to the hosts’ 327...

  • Prolific Usman excited about second stint with Pakistan team

    But that is exactly what Usman Salahuddin has experienced as he prepares to embark on the Test tour of the West Indies later on Saturday...

    In 2011, Usman — still uncapped at the highest level — had endured a dreadful Pakistan debut on the Caribbean soil in the last two games of the One-day International rubber which the Shahid Afridi-led tourists won 3-2...

  • Large Pakistan contingent to compete at South Asian Games: Arif Hasan

    This was stated by POA President Lt Gen (retd) Syed Arif Hasan during a press conference held at Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Tuesday...

    “The modalities of the games, including disciplines, have been finalised during two meetings that took place in the recent past across the border and also attended by delegates from the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA),”Elaborating on the matter, he said after a lot of deliberations 23 disciplines,...

  • PTI's Arif Alvi adopts Pakistan Railways school

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) Arif Alvi has adopted a Pakistan Railways (PR) school in Karachi in cooperation with Citizens Foundation on Saturday...

    The Pakistan Railways signed an agreement with Insaf Community Welfare Society (ICWS) and Citizens Foundation for the rehabilitation of Pakistan Railways School in Karachi...

  • Arif Alvi to take oath as 13th President of Pakistan shortly

    Arif Alvi is set to take oath as the 13th President of Pakistan shortly at a ceremony at Aiwan-i-Sadr in Islamabad, a day after outgoing president Mamnoon Hussain's five-year term ended...

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar will administer oath to Alvi, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader who was elected to the National Assembly from Karachi's NA-247 constituency during the July 25 polls...

  • Usman denies claims of pressuring PFF

    LAHORE: Sports Board Punjab (SBP) director general Usman Anwar rejected the charges levelled on him by Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) secretary Col Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi of pressing him to support Ali Haider Noor Niazi and Capt Safdar as candidates for the post of Punjab Football Association (PFA) president and PFF president respectively in the upcoming elections...

    Usman said he’d called up Lodhi to tell him about his reservations...

  • Usman-inspired NBP qualify for last eight

    KARACHI: Young Usman Qadir guided National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) into the quarter-finals of fourth Naya Nazimabad Ramazan Cup with a six-wicket defeat of Atiq Estates at the Lawai Cricket Stadium late on Sunday night...

    Usman, son of former legendary Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir, struck 48 after claiming took two wickets for just one run in a brilliant four-over stint besides taking a catch...

  • DG Police Muhammad Amlish made new DG FIA

    ISLAMABAD: Director General (DG) National Police Bureau Muhammad Amlish was made DG Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), the Prime Minister's Office said on Tuesday...

    Amlish, who was serving at BPS 21 level in the Police Service of Pakistan will replace acting DG FIA Captain (retd) Abid Qadri who took charge after DG Akbar Khan Hoti took over a new assignment...

  • 13-year-old Swat girl wins Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award

    KENTUCKY: Another young girl from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Swat district – home of child activist Malala Yousufzai – has earned international recognition by being awarded the third Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for dedicating her life to ending the practice of child marriages in Pakistan...

    Six individuals 30 years or younger were presented with an award that mirror boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s six core principles: confidence,...

  • Book review: Who is Muhammad Ali?

    Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali is, undoubtedly, boxing’s most celebrated athlete, and the book Who is Muhammad Ali, by James Buckley Jr, is a short, but informative biography specially designed for children to read...

  • Uncapped Hamza, Asghar, Usman and Bilal named in Test squad

    Off-spinner Bilal Asif, middle-order batsmen Haris Sohail and Usman Salahuddin, pace bowler Mir Hamza and slow left-arm spinner Mohammad Asghar were the new faces included in the squad announced by chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq at a press conference on Saturday...

    Azhar Ali, Yasir Shah declared fit for Sri Lanka seriesAmong the batsmen, there are three openers — Azhar Ali, Shan Masood and Sami Aslam; middle-order comprises seasoned...

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