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  • South Africa to have six black players in national cricket team

    CAPE TOWN: South Africa's national cricket team will have to include a minimum average of six black players with immediate effect, the national body announced on Saturday...

    Although quotas, or “targets” as they are called officially, have been in place at provincial and franchise level for several years, it is the first time they have been introduced for the national team...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • NEWS BRIEF : Intikhab appointed Pakistan team manager

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain and coach Intikhab Alam was on Monday appointed Pakistan cricket team manager after Naveed Akram Cheema stepped down due to his appointment as chairman of the Federal Public Service Commission...

    Sources told Dawn that Intikhab’s appointment was made after Cheema had confirmed to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that he will be unable to travel with the national team for its tour of Zimbabwe which...

  • Players’ association need of the hour for Pakistan cricket: Aaqib

    KARACHI: Former Pakistan fast bowler AAaqib Javed on Tueday said he fears for the future of Pakistan cricket and it is the need of the hour that the players for a players association to protect their’ rights, especially keeping in view the uncertain situation caused by the coronavirus pandemicIn an exclusive interview in DawnNewsTV's program ‘Replay’, Aaqib said: “The players association must be formed immediately and should start by working...

  • Top players set to arrive in Pakistan as part of World XI hockey team

    LAHORE: The World XI team will comprise some top players during their tour of Pakistan next week with Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) officials hoping it will become a “defining moment” for the sport in the country...

    In a news release on Friday, the PHF told the details of the squad which will play against Pakistan on January 19 and 21 in Karachi and Lahore respectively...

  • Pakistan kabaddi team gets a helping hand from Indian origin players

    Pakistan kabaddi team had to use five Canadian nationals of Indian origin in its side at the recently held World Kabaddi Cup in Australia due to a lack of options, DawnNewsTV reported on Monday...

    The national team was extremely short-handed Down Under as only five of its players and a coach were granted Australian visas; more than half their side were refused visas due to incomplete paperwork...

  • NEWS BRIEF: ‘Aussie Test woes irrelevant to one-day team’

    SYDNEY: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson declined to lay the boot into Australia on Thursday after a demoralising Test series defeat to South Africa, insisting their one-day team was a different beast...

    Australia head into the three-game limited-overs Chappell-Hadlee Trophy, starting Sunday in Syd­ney, on the back of that 2-1 series loss to the Proteas while New Zealand arrive fresh from a 2-0 Test sweep against Pakistan...

  • Club, school cricket have generated huge data of young players for PCB: Aizad Sayid

    LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Director Game Development Aizad Sayid has claimed that a huge data about the players of registered clubs and of schools have been prepared as a result of the Inter-club and Inter-school cricket events held in 2017...

    Talking to Dawn, Aizad said that as many as 56,800 players from around 2500 clubs — including 11,908 in the under-19 age category — have appea­red in the inter-club tournament which...

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