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Champions Pakistan move up in latest rankings

-File Photo As Pakistan lifted their first ever ICC Champions trophy, they have now jumped one slot to sixth spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) MRF Tyres ODI Team Rankings. South Africa retained the top spot at the ODI rankings, with rating of 119. Meanwhile, Pakistan overtook Bangladesh ...

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PCB blank on Aamir’s retirement matter

-File Photo ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is totally unaware of left-arm pacer Mohammad Aamir’s considering retiring from Tests in order to prolong his ODIs and Twenty20 cricket career. In a bid to focus more on ODIs and T20s, Aamir talked about his retirement views with his teammates and the ...

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Juventus reach Champions League final

-File Photo TURIN, Italy – Juventus secured their place in the final of the Champions League on Tuesday after beating Monaco 2-1 in their semi-final second leg to win the tie 4-1 on aggregate. After their 2-0 win in last week’s first leg, goals from Mario Mandzukic and Dani Alves ...

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Umar, Junaid to receive warnings for verbal spat

-File Photo ISLAMABAD : Cricketers Umar Akmal and Junaid Khan are likely to get a strict warning from Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for making comments against each other ahead of a match of Pakistan One Day Cup at Pindi Stadium Rawalpindi, last month. “The inquiry committee set by the board ...

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Pakistan’s Nawaz summoned in PSL spot-fixing case

-kwesesports KARACHI: The Pakistan cricket board’s anti-corruption unit on Monday said it had summoned Mohammad Nawaz in connection with a spot-fixing scandal during the country’s Twenty20 league earlier this year. Nawaz, 23, is the sixth player named in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the Pakistan Super League held in United ...

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Pak tennis team leaving for Azerbaijan

-File Photo LAHORE : Pakistan’s men and women Tennis Team would leave for Azerbaijan Monday night to take part in Islamic Solidarity Games being held from May 12 at Baku. Pakistan Team comprises–(Men): Aqeel Khan, Muhammad Abid Mushtaq,and Muzamil Murtaza (Women): Ushna Suhail, Sara Mansoor,Sarah Mahboob Khan,and Meheq Khokher, a ...

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FIFA finances ‘extremely solid’ – Infantino

-File Photo MANAMA – FIFA president Gianni Infantino claimed on Monday that the finances of football’s governing body were “extremely solid”, despite it posting a $369 million loss earlier this year. Speaking at the Asian Football Confederation’s congress in Bahrain, Infantino said the losses were in line with FIFA’s “business ...

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Holders India finally name Champions Trophy squad

-File Photo Holders India finally named their 15-member squad for next month’s Champions Trophy in England and Wales after initially delaying the announcement amid a revenue sharing disagreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC). Unhappy with the new revenue model, which considerably slashes their share from global events in the ...

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Narine’s 15-ball half-ton matches IPL record

-File Photo NEW DELHI – West Indies all-rounder Sunil Narine equalled an Indian Premier League record as he hit a whirlwind half-century off just 15 balls to lead Kolkata Knight Riders to a big win over struggling Royal Challengers Bangalore. Narine smashed a 17-ball 54 — including six fours and ...

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Injured McCullum to miss rest of IPL

-File Photo NEW DELHI: New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum has been ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League season with a hamstring strain, heaping fresh misery on his Gujarat Lions team. The dashing opener injured his left hamstring during the seven-wicket defeat against Delhi Daredevils on Thursday — ...

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