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  • Euro 2016 team-by-team guide

    PARIS: Ahead of Saturday's draw for Euro 2016 in France, here's a look at all 24 qualified nations:ALBANIA World ranking: 38 Coach: Gianni De BiasiAlbania qualified for their first major tournament after edging out Denmark to second place in the five-team Group I...

    Bayern Munich's David Alaba is the biggest name in an Austria squad that also includes a revitalised Marko Arnautovic and Christian Fuchs at left-back...

  • Reus out, Schweinsteiger in as Germany announce Euro 2016 squad

    ASCONA: Marco Reus endured more injury heartache with Germany on Tuesday — his 27th birthday —as he was cut from their final Euro 2016 squad, two years after missing the World Cup...

    A groin injury means Reus joins Julian Brandt, Sebastian Rudy and Karim Bellarabi to make up the four names cut as Germany announced their final 23-man squad while injured captain Bastian Schweinsteiger, who tore his knee ligaments in March, is...

  • Rashford named in England Euro 2016 squad

    LONDON: Manchester United's teenage striker Marcus Rashford was included in England's final 23-man Euro 2016 squad, which was announced on Tuesday, as Danny Drinkwater and Andros Townsend dropped out...

    Originally named in manager Roy Hodgson's provisional 26-man squad, Leicester City midfielder Drinkwater and Newcastle United winger Townsend made way...

  • Unlucky Reus left out of Germany Euro 2016 squad

    ASCONA: Winger Marco Reus was left out of Germany’s final Euro 2016 squad on his 27th birthday on Tuesday over injury concerns, missing out on his second consecutive major tournament...

    Coach Joachim Loew also cut 20-year-old midfielder Julian Brandt along with his Bayer Leverkusen team-mate Karim Bellarabi and defensive midfielder Sebastian Rudy...

  • Pakistan win 2016 World Team Junior Squash Championships in Poland

    KARACHI: Pakistan won the 2016 World Team Junior Squash Championships after beating defending champions Egypt in the final by 2-1 on Wednesday...

    “My heartiest congratulations to the entire Pakistan team, Pakistan Squash Federation and above all to the entire nation for the great victory,” Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said...

  • Pakistan leaves Hafeez out of Asia Cup cricket squad

    Pakistan left all-rounders Mohammad Hafeez and Imad Wasim out of a 16-man squad for the six-nation Asia Cup, to be played in Dubai and Abu Dhabi from next week, selectors announced on Tuesday...

    But left-handed opener Shan Masood gets his first chance in Pakistan's one-day squad after scoring 1,200-plus runs in the two domestic one-day tournaments, chief selector Inzamamul Haq said...

  • 1999 squad rules Warne’s ‘best Pakistan team’

    Was the 1999 World Cup squad Pakistan's best ever?While the question may be open to debate, it seems Australian great Shane Warne has made his mind up for 9 out of 11 players in his 'best Pakistan squad over the last 25 years' are from Wasim Akram's 1999 squad...

    Warne, on his official Facebook page, revealed an 11-man team consisting of his favourite Pakistani opponents, continuing a 'celebration' of the best teams he had played...

  • ‘No international cricket for Butt, Amir, Asif until 2016’

    ISLAMABAD: Three Pakistan cricketers will have to undergo a six-month rehabilitation program before they can return to international cricket after their five-year ban ends on September 1...

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will allow opening batsman Salman Butt and fast bowlers Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir to play division two and club cricket from September 2, but the trio will be barred from first class and international match...

  • PCB names 14-member women's cricket squad for New Zealand series

    An interim selection committee headed by former Pakistan batsman Basit Ali on Tuesday announced the women's team under the captaincy of Bismah Maroof for the series against New Zealand...

    The series will be Pakistan's first since the team's win-less women's World Cup campaign earlier this year, following which Sana Mir was replaced by Maroof as the skipper...

  • Sri Lankan govt lauded for sending cricket squad

    ISLAMABAD: Appreciating the splendid gesture shown by Sri Lankan government which sent its national cricket squad to Pakistan, Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada on Monday assured full support for helping the Island country in different sports...

    Pirzada stated this during his meeting with visiting Sri Lankan Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera who called on the IPC minister at the Pakistan Sports...

  • BD women’s cricket squad arrives

    KARACHI: Led by Salma Khatun, a 15-member Bangladesh women’s team along with their officials flew into the city here on Monday for the Twenty20 and One-day International series against their Pakistan counterparts...

    With their arrival, Bangladesh became the first country to have sent their national women’s team to Pakistan after 2006...

  • Shangla lad makes it to U-19 cricket squad

    SHANGLA: Zahid Alam, son of a tea seller belonging to Puran area of Shangla district, has been selected in the national Under-19 cricket squad...

    Mr Alam is an all-rounder and will take part in his first international cricket tournament, which will be played in Sri Lanka from Dec 13 this year...

  • 15-member women’s cricket squad announced for Sri Lanka tour

    Pakistan Cricket Board's selection committee headed by Jalaluddin on Sunday announced the 15-member women cricket squad under the captaincy of Bismah Maroof for the tour to Sri Lanka to participate in the ICC Women’s Championship Round 2 later this month...

    The team will play three ODIs and three T20I matches against Sri Lanka scheduled to be held between March 20 to March 31, 2018...

  • 'You have to keep setting goals': Diana Baig talks about making it from Gilgit to the women's cricket squad

    One of the emerging stars on the women’s team, I spoke to Diana on the phone about her childhood and how she made it from Gilgit to the national squad...

    This is the second of a four-part series of interviews with two seniors and two newcomers to the women’s squad, which is currently playing the Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup in Malaysia from June 3-10, 2018...

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