Yasir Shah breaks into ICC top ten

It took Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah just nine Test matches and a rich haul against Sri Lanka to grab the No. 9 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ranking for top 10 Test bowlers.

The 29-year-old leggie, who hails from Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has 54 wickets in his bucket at an . . . → Read More: Yasir Shah breaks into ICC top ten

Pakistani player selected to play in American Soccer

Sacramento, CA: In a first of a kind news item concerning the sport of soccer in America, Pakistan’s Kaleemullah Khan has been selected and has signed a contract to play for the Sacramento Republic FC team in California’s Capital City. In a press release dated June 18 th the team announced that “Sacramento Republic FC . . . → Read More: Pakistani player selected to play in American Soccer

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in Galle test

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah grabbed a career-best seven for 76 as Pakistan on Sunday won the first Test match against Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in Galle.

Pakistan surpassed the 90-run target without the loss of any wicket after skittling the hosts out for 206 on the final day of the rain-hit Test match.

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Salman Butt confesses to his role in spot-fixing scandal

Pakistan’s cricket chief on Tuesday said former national team captain Salman Butt has confessed to his role in a spot-fixing scandal, potentially paving his way for a return to international cricket.

The 31-year-old was one of three players banned for a minimum of five years for their part in arranging deliberate no-balls in return for . . . → Read More: Salman Butt confesses to his role in spot-fixing scandal

The truth about the FIFA war

BY SHOBHAN SAXENA

The FBI’s move against seven FIFA officials on charges of corruption is seen by most countries as a desperate Western effort to isolate Russia and re-open the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

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ICC chief executive believes Mohammad Amir can make successful comeback

International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson says Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir can make a successful return to international cricket despite his long absence from the sport because of a ban for spot-fixing.

Amir was suspended from all cricket for five years after being found guilty of spot-fixing in a Test against England in . . . → Read More: ICC chief executive believes Mohammad Amir can make successful comeback

Former Pakistani middle-order batsman passes away at 63

Pakistan cricket is mourning the passing away of former Test batsman Azmat Rana, who died of cardiac arrest in his hometown of Lahore on Saturday at age of 63.

During Sunday’s final One-day International of the three-match series, the Pakistan players and match officials wore black armbands as a mark of respect for the late . . . → Read More: Former Pakistani middle-order batsman passes away at 63

Pakistan, Zimbabwe T20 begin!

A wave of excitement has caught up the cricket fans as Pakistan and Zimbabwe play their first T20 match today at Ghaddafi Stadium Lahore reviving international cricket in Pakistan six years after the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team.

The enthusiasm of cricket fans in the country has hit the peak while personalities from sports . . . → Read More: Pakistan, Zimbabwe T20 begin!

Cricket returns to Pakistan after 6 long years

It’s no secret that Pakistan is cricket crazy.

But over the next few days, this passion for the game is expected to go into overdrive because for the first time in six years, the Pakistani national team is coming home.

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Jahangir Khan’s plan to bring back squash glory

Pakistan´s Jahangir Khan, often described as the greatest squash player of all time, has outlined a new plan which he hopes will spark a revival of the sport in his homeland.

It involves transforming a situation in which Pakistan, once by far squash´s most successful nation, has had no British Open winner since 1997, nor . . . → Read More: Jahangir Khan’s plan to bring back squash glory