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  • Saulat Mirza executed in Mach jail

    QUETTA: Saulat Mirza, the killer of the KESC’s former managing director Shahid Hamid, was hanged at Balochistan’s Mach Cen­tral Prison in the small hours of Tuesday...

    The body was handed over to his two nieces and a nephew at Mach Jail...

  • PCB Girls U-17 Cricket Academy launched in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Cricket Board, in a historic move on Saturday, launched a girls under-17 cricket academy here for the first time under the aegis of PCB Women’s Wing at the premises of Frontier College for Women in which 20 females cricketers have initially been short-listed for training...

    “With the establishment of the first PCB academy for girls, a long awaited demand of women cricketers in thisregion has been fulfilled,” said...

  • Islamabad, Peshawar win blind cricket contests

    KARACHI: Islamabad achieved a tough target of 386 to beat Azad Kashmir by six wickets in the inaugural match of the eighth PBCC Agha Shaukat Ali Blind Cricket Trophy here at the Rashid Latif Cricket Academy Ground on Monday...

    In the other match of the day, played at the KCCA Cricket Ground here, Peshawar beat Gujranwala by 51 runs...

  • Cricket Academy Peshawar win T20 final

    QUETTA: Cricket Academy Peshawar (CAP) won the All Pakistan T20 Balochistan Ramazan Cricket Cup after defeating Peshawar Region by 24 runs in the final at the Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti Cricket Stadium on Friday night...

    Akbar Badshah, Shah Faisal, Jibran and Imran Junior bagged one wicket each for Peshawar...

  • Wahab Riaz acknowledges poor display of cricket by Peshawar Zalmi

    Commenting on the dismal performance of defending champions Peshawar Zalmi ? who are now sitting above only the last-placed Lahore Qalandars ? pacer Wahab Riaz acknowledged that the team's performance had been below par in the season...

    "If we are unable to qualify, I would say we did not deserve it because our display of cricket was not good," said Riaz, who is now the second-highest wicket-taking bowler in the Pakistan Super...

  • 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... ...

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