Sports Archive

Ali Qambrani boxing stadium being fully renovated

KARACHI: The ongoing renovation work of Ali Mohammad Qambrani Boxing Stadium at Kakri Ground, Lyari has entered the final stage of completion on the direction of Deputy Commissioner and Administrator South Irshad Ali Sodhar. The work of boxing ring, mat foam, corners, …

PCB invites Afghanistan on first official tour

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited Afghanistan’s national team on a full-fledged tour for the first time, a senior board official said on Tuesday, following a visit to Kabul by Prime Minister Imran Khan — one of the game’s greatest …

Maria looks to make her mark with Pakistan

KARACHI: Maria Khan went from goalkeeper in the United States to midfielder in the United Arab Emirates and now wants to help women’s football in Pakistan in any capacity she can. Her journey to the national women’s team camp currently underway in …

Sarfaraz roars into form with unbeaten ton

KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed made a timely return to form with a much-needed century as Sindh made excellent progress against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in their second-round Quaid-e-Azam Trophy encounter at the UBL Sports Complex here on Sunday. Currently out of the …

ZC chairman lauds Pakistan for restoring international cricket

RAWALPINDI: Zim­ba­bwe Cricket chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani has urged the international cricket bodies to appreciate Pakistan’s efforts for restoring international cricket. “The world must understand that Pakistan has done everything possible within its capacity to make sure that international cricket comes back to …

Shadab to miss first ODI

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s newly-appointed limited-overs vice-captain Shadab Khan has been ruled out of the first One-day International against Zimbabwe due to fitness issues, the national cricket board announced on Wednesday night. The Pakistan Cricket Board PCB)’s medical team said Shadab wont’ play any …

Players can’t stay in bubbles too long: Giles

LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will monitor players’ mental health and try to limit the amount of time they spend in bio-secure bubbles during the Covid-19 pandemic, director of cricket Ashley Giles said. England hosted West Indies, Ireland, Pakistan …

No major relief for Salim Malik in transcripts case

LAHORE: Former Test captain Salim Malik received no considerable relief here on Monday in a video transcript case, allegedly involving him in fixing conversation, as former Lahore High Court Judge Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, as the independent adjudicator of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), …

Hemp aims at improving Pakistan women team’s ranking

KARACHI: Newly-appointed Pakistan women’s team head coach David Hemp made no big promises on Thursday but expressed hopes of improving the national side’s ranking in international cricket during his tenure. Addressing his maiden media conference here at the National Stadium, the former …