Sports Round Up
Misbah bids farewell to Test cricket
Captain of Pakistan's Test team, Misbah-ul-Haq, announces his retirement from international cricket. The West Indies Test series scheduled for this month will be his last, Misbah confirmed. The first Test of the three-match series will begin on April 21. Misbah, who was addressing a press conference in Lahore, said it was a "personal decision" to retire and that it would be "wrong" to attribute it to the Pakistan Cricket Board.
Pakistan to take On West Indies tomorrow
Pakistan to take on West Indies tomorrow in the first one day international of three-match series at Jamaica. Kamran Akmal managed to get back into the squad after three years while Muhammad Amir after missing T-20 will be back into the game. Earlier, the green shirts clinched the T-20 series 3-1.
Pakistan proud to host foreign teams in Blind World Cup: Governor Sindh
Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair has hailed the participation of the foreign teams in the fifth edition of the Blind Cricket ODI World Cup to be staged in Pakistan early next year. He was speaking to chairman of the Pakistan Blind Cricket Council Syed Sultan Shah and director coordination PBCC Asif Azeem who called on him at the Governor House here. Blind cricket team member Ayub Khan, who represented Pakistan in the recently held Blind T20 World Cup, was also present on the occasion.
Misbah, Younis Named Wisden’s Cricketers Of The Year
Pakistan test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and senior batsman Younis Khan were among the five "Cricketers of the Year" in this year´s edition of the Wisden cricketers´ Almanack. Wisden editor Lawrence booth said he was compelled to include the Pakistani duo due to their impact on the northern summer. Misbah-ul-Haq was central to one of the most riveting series in England for years, a 2-2 draw that left fans longing for a decider.
Higuain's brace leads Juventus to Italian Cup final
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain scored twice to send his former club Napoli crashing out of the Italian Cup semi-finals on a night of bitter emotions on Wednesday. Napoli won the second leg 3-2 but it was little consolation after they had been soundly beaten 3-1 in the first match in Turin as Juventus moved into a final against Lazio.
Host: Ayyaz Aslam