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PSL to give great boost to Pakistan cricket: Najam Sethi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Super League (PSL) Governing Council Chairman Najam Sethi has expressed optimism that the PSL would give a great boost to the country's cricket by providing players an opportunity to play with top international cricketers.Talking in a TV programme, Sethi said that each of the five teams participating in the event would have to include four foreign and two ... Read More »

Clarke, Singh to helm 2016 EurAsia Cup teams

KUALA LUMPUR: European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke and Jeev Milkha Singh of India will lead rival teams at the 2016 EurAsia Cup in Malaysia, organisers announced Monday.Following a spectacular 10-10 draw at the inaugural edition in 2014, the biennial Ryder Cup-styled showdown between Europe and Asia will take place at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Cup, located west of ... Read More »

Radwanska climbs six places to seventh

PARIS: Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska has been rewarded for her victory in the Tokyo Open last week by climbing six places to seventh in the new WTA rankings released on Monday.American Serena Williams, the Wimbledon, Roland Garros and Australian Open champion, continues to dominate the rankings with more than double the points of everyone except second-placed Simona Halep.The other significant mover ... Read More »

PCB Confirms Venue for PSL

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that the venue for the next year's Twenty20 Pakistan Super League (PSL).According to local media reports, The Twenty 20 league will be held from February 4-24, 2016 in Dubai and Sharjah, during which a total of 24 matches will be played over a 21-day period, the PCB said in a statement.Earlier in August, ... Read More »

Australia tour of Bangladesh hangs on security briefings

SYDNEY: Australia are booked on a flight to Bangladesh late Tuesday but will await security briefings over fears militants could target Australians before deciding whether to go ahead with the tour.Three Cricket Australia officials were to meet with top security and intelligence figures in Dhaka on Monday, the governing body's website said.Sunday's planned team departure for Bangladesh was blocked after ... Read More »

Clarke, Singh to helm 2016 EurAsia Cup teams

KUALA LUMPUR: European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke and Jeev Milkha Singh of India will lead rival teams at the 2016 EurAsia Cup in Malaysia, organisers announced Monday.Following a spectacular 10-10 draw at the inaugural edition in 2014, the biennial Ryder Cup-styled showdown between Europe and Asia will take place at the Glenmarie Golf and Country Cup, located west of ... Read More »

Bouchard pulls out of WTA Wuhan Open

WUHAN: Canada's Eugenie Bouchard withdrew from the WTA Wuhan Open Monday just hours before her first-round match, citing symptoms linked to the concussion suffered at the US Open earlier this month.The 21 year-old has not played since she pulled out of the US Open on September 7 with a head injury caused by a locker-room fall which saw her forfeit ... Read More »

Wasim Akram feels proud to see PSL happening

Pakistan’s former fast bowler Wasim Akram believes that Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) tournament will provide great fun.According to local media report Wasim Akram said that he is very happy to see PSL happening. He said that the tournament will provide great action and great fun.Wasim added that it is too early to say anything about PSL’s format. He said that ... Read More »

Wasim stars as Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 13 runs

HARARE: Left-armer Imad Wasim took four wickets to spin Pakistan to a 13-run victory over Zimbabwe in the first of two Twenty20 internationals at Harare Sports Club on Sunday.Although Zimbabwe put in a disciplined performance with the ball after losing the toss and restricted Pakistan to 136 for eight, they were unable to contend with Wasim's bowling on a slow ... Read More »

Thongchai wins seventh European Tour title

BAD GRIESBACH: Thailand veteran Thongchai Jaidee captured his seventh European Tour title on Sunday with a one-shot victory at the European Open.The 45-year-old former paratrooper carded a final round, bogey-free 67 for a tournament total 17-under par 267.England's Graeme Storm also enjoyed a final day 67 for a four-round total 268.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 Read More »