All arrangements finalized to hold Azadi cup b/w Pakistan, World Xi
All necessary administrative and security measures have been finalized for successful holding of Azadi Cup between Pakistan Eleven and World Eleven, to commence at Qaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Tuesday. Traffic Police has issued a plan to ensure smooth flow of traffic. Long queues are seen outside the designated bank branches where tickets for the matches are on sale even today despite weekend holiday. Manager of National Cricket Team Talat Ali says all players are in high morale after winning the Champions Trophy in England and they want to continue the winning streak in Azadi Cup as well. Shahbaz directs for ensuring fool-proof security for upcoming independence cricket cup in Lahore. He was chairing a meeting through video link from London to review arrangements for the event.
Topic: Sri Lanka set to return to Lahore next month for T20
Sri Lanka will return to Lahore for a Twenty20 international at the end of October. The first two will be played in Pakistan's adopted United Arab Emirates 'home' after a two-test series starting in Abu Dhabi on Sept. 28 and five one-day internationals.
Topic: Sloane Stephens of US wins us open women's single tennis tournament in New York
Sloane Stephens of United States has won the US Open women's single Tennis tournament in New York. She defeated fellow American Madison Keys 6-3 6-0 in the final. Meanwhile, final of the U.S Open men's single Tennis tournament will be played in New York today. Kevin Anderson of South Africa and Rafael Nadal of Spain will meet for the fifth time when they face off in the men's singles final at the 2017 U.S. Open.
Topic: Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja rested as India announce squad for first three Australia ODIs
India announced the squad for the first three one-day internationals for the Australia series and as expected there were not much changes from the squad that beat Sri Lanka in the ODI series recently. The Board of Control for Cricket of India still did not include the spin pair of R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. Ashwin is playing county cricket while Jadeja has been rested since the Test series in Sri Lanka last month. Virat Kohli will lead the squad for the five match series that begins in Chennai from September 17.
Pakistan Hockey team is playing Five Test Match Hockey Series with the Oman National Hockey team from 9th to 15th September, 2017 at Muscat, Oman.
Pakistan Boxing team is participating in the International Youth Boxing Tournament 'Boxam' Benidorm (Alicante) to be held at Benidorm, Spain from 19-24 September, 2017.
Pakistan Rowing team is participating in the Asian Junior Rowing Championship scheduled to be held at Singapore from 11-14 October, 2017.
Host: Shafiq Raja
Co-Host: Narjis Kazmi