ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY: SOUTH AFRICA SETS A TARGET OF 220 FOR PAKISTAN
South Africa won the toss and elected to bat. Hassan Ali took 3 wickets while Imad Wasim and Junaid Khan sent two palyers each to pavilion.
Rumman Raees savours Champions Trophy Opportunity- Injured Wahab Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy
Pakistan have called up left-arm pacer Rumman Raees to replace injured Wahab Riaz, and the 25-year-old is ready to make the opportunity count when he joins the team in England for the Champions Trophy. Wahab injured his right ankle while bowling against India in Pakistan’s first match.
Brian Lara feels comfortable in Pakistan
Former West-Indies captain and legendary Batsman Brian Lara, who is in Pakistan for his expert opinion on ICC Champions’ Trophy 2017, finds his time in Pakistan very peaceful. He says staying in Pakistan is a healthy opportunity for him as the environment here is comfortable. He has always enjoyed his time in Pakistan and he will be back again.
Plan in place to send Judokas to Hungary
In the aftermath of Pakistani judokas’ sub-par showing at the Asian Senior Judo Championships in Hong Kong, Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) has decided to send its athletes to Hungary for training. In particular, Shah’s -100kg semi-final defeat to South Korea’s Kim Hyeoncheol and another in the fight for third place at the hands of Mongolia’s Janchivdorj Bunddorj were major disappointments for PJF Vice-President Masood Ahmed.
SNOOKER- Asian Team and 6 Red Snooker Championship will be played in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from 28th of this month. Babar Masih, Muhammad Sajjad, Asjad Iqbal and Muhammad Bilal will represent Pakistan in the event.
SQUASH- Countrywide trials for selection of national squash junior players were held in Lahore.
POLO- Pakistan Polo team is participating in the 11th World Cup Polo Zone-E Play Offs Qualifying Round scheduled to be held at Tehran, Iran from 29th June to 7th July, 2017.
SWIMMING- Pakistan Swimming team is participating in the 17th FINA World Swimming Championship scheduled to be held at Budapest, Hungary from 13th to 31st July, 2017.
TAEKWONDO- Pakistan Taekwondo team is participating in the WTF World Taekwondo Championship scheduled to be held at Muju, Korea from 22nd June to 1st July, 2017.
Host: Ayaz Aslam