ICC Champions Trophy: England won by 87 runs against New Zeland
England set a target of 311 to win. New Zealand bowled out on 223 runs.
Injured Wahab Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy
Fast bowler Wahab Riaz will play no further part in the Champions Trophy after suffering an ankle problem during defeat by arch-rivals India in Group B clash on Sunday. Riaz, who had conceded 87 runs in 8.4 overs, left the field in the 46th over of India’s innings and scans confirmed the 31-year-old suffered a deltoid ligament complex injury.
Tennis- Thailand almost roped in for September visit
Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) secretary Khalid Rehmani says Thailand’s tennis team doesn’t appear to have any qualms about the security situation in Pakistan. He says it will be great to host Thailand for the Group II final.
FIFA in contact with Qatar over 2022 Cup
Football’s governing body FIFA says it is in “regular contact” with the organizing committee of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, though it did not comment directly on the diplomatic situation involving the Gulf State. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and others severed ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism and opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.
Host: Ayaz Aslam