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  • Tech games: Decoding fun and games

    Anyone who’s been obsessed with video games has fantasised about developing their own award winning title at some point in their lives...

    This is partially because in Pakistan, many computer science programmes follow rigid teaching methods taught by professors stuck in a frustratingly archaic style, while the field of video game development itself is not taken as seriously as it should...

  • We're playing for something bigger than cricket itself: World XI's Faf du Plessis

    South African Test and T20 Captain Faf du Plessis, who is leading the World XI squad in the Independence Cup 2017, said that the international cricketers on his team were "playing for something bigger than the game itself"...

    Faf du Plessis and World XI coach Andy Flower were addressing a press conference in Lahore on Monday, following the arrival of the World XI cricket team in the early hours of the day...

  • Cricket-loving city girls find handy playing outlet

    “We have girls from Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Nazimabad, Defence, and Clifton … We also have had girls from some schools and universities,” she claimed while stating that the Khelo Kricket worked for the development of cricket at the grass-roots level...

    The first of its kind in Pakistan, their portal shows 600 registered teams in addition to 8,000 players selected from four major sources in schools, universities, companies and amateur...

  • Tendulkar watches rugby in Rio as cricket remains outside the Games

    RIO DE JANEIRO: The sight of cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar sitting in the stands on the first morning of the Rio Games rugby competition on Saturday was a reminder that at least one major international sport remains outside the Olympic embrace...

    Like rugby, the elite level of cricket is largely populated by a handful of former British colonies and the game is widely perceived as unfathomable by many outside that heartland...

  • ICC wants women's cricket at 2022 Commonwealth Games

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) will apply for the inclusion of women's cricket at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Durban, South Africa, the governing body has said...

    Cricket has struggled to venture into new markets away from its traditional strongholds and the influential Indian board's reluctance to embrace multi-sports events as a means to increase exposure has hindered growth...

  • Sammy excited at playing again in front of Pakistan crowd

    DUBAI: Darren Sammy, one of the star players in the World XI squad that will take on Pakistan in three Twenty20 Internationals in Lahore from Tuesday, is looking forward to experience the excitement of playing in front of the Pakistan crowd for the second time this year...

    Responding to a query whether there was any apprehension of touring Pakistan, Sammy, who captained West Indies to two World Twenty20 titles, said during an...

  • 'Total insult to say we're playing even worse': Arthur hits back at critics after Pakistan defeat

    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur conceded his team were woeful in Sunday's Champions Trophy defeat against India but said it was an "insult" to suggest that the squad had regressed under him...

    Explore: Champions Trophy encounter: Pakistan concedes to India in one-sided contest"That's a total insult to say we're playing even worse," said the 49-year-old South African, who took on the role a little more than a year ago, after his team...

  • Interview: Sir Viv Richards laments Pakistan not playing at home

    Sir Vivian Richards who is in Dubai as a ‘mentor’ of the Quetta Gladiators team which is one of the five PSL outfits, laments the circumstances which do not allow Pakistan to play international cricket at home...

    Referring, of course, to the security situation of the country which has kept international teams away after the terrorists attack on the visiting Sri Lankan team in 2009 at Lahore during a Test, Viv said: “I feel Pakistan...

  • Don't hold your breath, India and Pakistan are not playing anytime soon

    The breakdown of the National Security Advisor-level talks between India and Pakistan had another victim – a scheduled India-Pakistan series in December, which would have been the first full series between the two teams in more than seven years ...

    For cricket fans on both sides of the border, the news that the Board of Control for Cricket in India and the Pakistan Cricket Board had signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2014,...

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