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  • Sharjah-based music buff pays tribute to Khial Mohammad

    PESHAWAR: A young Sharjah-based Pashto music proponent, Mohammad Abbas, recently released a volume of video presenting a tribute to the renowned Pashto ghazal maestro, Khial Mohammad, which received a widespread response on social media...

    Born and bred in Sharjah, Mr Abbas hails from Hasankhel Afridi tribe in FR Peshawar...

  • Afghanistan to play Ireland, Zimbabwe in Sharjah

    SHARJAH: Afghanistan will play three One-day Internationals with Ireland in Sharjah in December and they are also eyeing their inaugural Test against Zimbabwe, an official said on Sunday...

    “We are hosting a three-match ODI series between Afghanistan and Ireland in December and there are also discussions on Afghanistan playing their inaugural Test at our ground after the ODI series,” Mazhar Khan, the general manger Sharjah Cricket...

  • Sharjah stadium to host 227th ODI

    SHARJAH: The magic of Sharjah cricket will come alive once again on Friday, October 20 when Sri Lanka and Pakistan take on each other in the fourth one-dayer of this exciting five-match series...

    Commenting on the current series, Waleed Bukhatir, Vice Chairman, Sharjah Cricket Stadium, said he was confident that with players on both sides wanting to prove their supremacy, this would be a cracker of a match...

  • ICC plays down suspicions regarding Sharjah ODI

    DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson said Sunday he was “not too suspicious” over the one-day match between Pakistan and England in Sharjah, despite press reports it could have been fixed...

    Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis has also refuted allegations of fixing in the Sharjah one-day international...

  • Younis or Asad: Chief selector heads for Sharjah

    LAHORE: Pakistan cricket selection committee and the team management are divided on the inclusion of Younis Khan or Asad Shafiq in the ODI squad for the England series...

    In order to solve the problem and finalise the squad, chief selector Haroon Rashid is going to Sharjah to watch the third Test against England, starting from Sunday...

  • Hafeez leads Pakistan’s fightback in Sharjah Test

    SHARJAH: Opener Mohammad Hafeez notched a brilliant 97 under pressure to help Pakistan stage a comeback in the third and final Test against England in Sharjah on Tuesday...

    The 35-year-old was just three runs away from his ninth Test hundred as he took Pakistan to 146-3 in their second innings at the close on the third day at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, leading by 74 runs with seven wickets intact...

  • Islamabad, Quetta clash in PSL opener of Sharjah leg

    SHARJAH: After two days of lull as far as play goes, the 2017 HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) begins the second leg of action on the smaller field of the Sharjah Cricket Stadium with defending champions Islamabad United meeting Quetta Gladiators on Wednesday night...

    Quetta are the only franchise yet to drop points after sealing contrasting victories against Lahore Qalandars and Karachi Kings in Dubai last week...

  • Comment: Indisciplined batting cost Pakistan the Sharjah Test

    West Indies’ fabulous victory in the final Test here on Thursday was undoubtedly a parting gift for a team which was otherwise at the receiving end from the start of this series against Pakistan, having lost all the eight matches prior to the third Test, including the ODIs and the T20s besides the two Tests at Dubai and Abu Dhabi respectively...

    But to bounce back and dominate the proceedings throughout this third and final Test is...
  • Sharjah defeat will not affect our show in NZ: Azhar

    SHARJAH: Pakistan’s national cricket team is well prepared to perform at its best on the forthcoming tour of New Zealand despite the final-Test loss against the West Indies in Sharjah, according to batsman Azhar Ali...

    Azhar also managed two half-centuries, including a 91 in the second-innings in Sharjah before a loose shot proved his downfall...

  • Sharjah leg brings fervour to the PSL

    The Sharjah Cricket Stadium has hosted some of the most riveting encounters over the years...

    Before the league entered its first Sharjah leg, it lacked the flavour and excitement that a T20 league of its stature should have...

  • PIA to restore flights to Muscat and Sharjah

    The national flag carrier on Friday announced that it is restoring flights on Muscat and Sharjah routes from across the country, which remained suspended for more than a year, read a statement issued by the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)...

    According to the details provided by the PIA, the Lahore-Muscat route will be restored from Saturday, November 17, operated by A320 aircraft...

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