ICC Champions Trophy begins today- England to face Bangladesh
England won the toss and elected to field.
Bangladesh has scored 174/2 in 33 overs by now. Pakistan will play their first match in Group B against arch-rivals India on Sunday at Birmingham. Eight international teams – Pakistan, Australia, England, Bangladesh, India, South Africa, Sri Lanka and New Zealand will battle for the tournament which is held after every two years.
Misbah Plans To Bid Adieu to Cricket after PSL-3
In an interview, he said he will decide about his future role after playing PSL-3. He is passionate about cricket and feels like it runs through his veins, therefore, he will continue to serve cricket after retirement. He is very satisfied with the way his international career ended in West Indies with a historic test victory over the hosts. Former captain disclosed that the nature of his batting style was always aggressive, but he had to play defensive cricket at number four or five to take Pakistan out of trouble.
Razzaq announces retirements, hopes of farewell match
One of Pakistan’s finest all-rounders Abdul Razzaq has announced his retirement from international cricket. He has expressed his wishes of playing a farewell match alongside Test legends Misbahul Haq and Younus Khan. Razzaq last donned the famous Pakistan green in 2013 during a T20I game, while he hasn’t played in an ODI since 2011. The 37-year-old last played in a domestic match back in January 2015, but had been hoping of an unlikely return to the national side but has now realised a call-up will not be forthcoming.
ICC ODI Ranking: Pakistan Retains 8th Spot
International Cricket Council released fresh ODI ranking yesterday with South Africa, Australia and India holding the first three positions respectively. Babar Azam is the only cricketer from Pakistan to feature in the top 10 of the ICC players’ rankings for ODIS as he was ranked seven in the batsman's chart. South African captain Ab de Villiers topped the chart of ODI batsmen’s ranking as he was three points ahead of power hitter David Warner who ranked number 2 with 871 points.
Chelsea football legend John Terry hopes to play showcase match in Pakistan
John Terry has expressed his desire to visit Pakistan as part of Leisure Leagues Pakistan’s (LLP) showcase match in the future. Terry says I’d like to congratulate Mehmood Trunkwala and the World Group for their initiative in developing football in Pakistan, I hope to personally visit Pakistan in the future to see the development myself and play a showcase match there.”
French Open: Rafael Nadal's 10th title would be incredible, says Tim Henman
Former British number one Tim Henman says Rafael Nadal winning a 10th French Open would be "one of sport's biggest achievements". The Spanish fourth seed is into round three after outclassing Dutchman Robin Haase 6-1 6-4 6-3 on Wednesday. The 30-year-old would become the first player in the Open era to win 10 titles at one Grand Slam, should he progress.
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Host: Rahat Khan
Co-host: Noman Khan