Pakistani cricketers picked up for Caribbean Premier League 2017
Pakistani cricketers drafted into Caribbean Premier League 2017 Seven Pakistani cricketers have been drafted into the latest season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL)
Seven Pakistani cricketers have been drafted into the latest season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2017, with all-rounder Sohail Tanvi becoming the most expensive Pakistani player picked in the first round of drafts. Tanveer is in good company with cricket heavyweights like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, David Miller and Lendl Simmons. He was a top pick for the Guyana Amazon Warriors in 2016 too.
FIA submits initial report on PSL spot-fixing to interior minister
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday submitted its initial report on the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing scandal to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. The initial report focuses on the measures taken to stop spot-fixing during the tournament and important clues pointing to players' involvement. The information and evidence presented by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will also be forensically examined.
Shadab looks back to the future after training camp call-up
There is an unmistakable aura about Shadab Khan. An extraordinary debut in the 2017 HBL Pakistan Super League has catapulted him on the threshold of international cricket after the teenaged spinner was named among 31 players for the West Indies ODI and T20 series training camp. Shadab was undoubtedly the find of the PSL Season 2 after impressing many people while playing for dethroned champions Islamabad United for whom he bagged nine wickets in eight matches as well as making useful runs apart from exhibiting his all-round talent with breathtaking fielding.
KP to construct five international standard sports complexes
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to construct five international standard sports complexes in different districts of the province. Sources of Sports Directorate told Radio Pakistan Peshawar correspondent that these sports complexes will be constructed in Peshawar, Kohat, Mardan, Swat and Swabi.
Trevor Hohns appointed Aussie chief selector
Trevor Hohns has been named as the chairman of Australia‘s cricket selectors after serving as a caretaker for the last few months. Hohns, who took over as caretaker chairman when Rod Marsh quit following an embarrassing home series defeat to South Africa, joins Greg Chappell, Mark Waugh and coach Darren Lehmann on the four-man panel.
Guardiola faces FA Cup quarterfinal headache today
Pep Guardiola faces a selection headache in today FA Cup quarter-final at Middlesbrough as the Manchester City manager juggles the demands of competing for silverware on two fronts. Guardiola must decide how many of City’s best players to risk for at the Riverside Stadium as they have a crucial Champions League last 16 second leg clash with Monaco four days later.
RUGBY Six Nations 2017: Wales 22-9 Ireland
Wales survived an Ireland fightback to claim a pressure-relieving win and hand England a chance to clinch the Six Nations title against Scotland. Wing George North scored two tries as the hosts opened up a nine-point lead early in the second half in Cardiff.
John Surtees: Former F1 world champion dies at 83
Former Formula 1 and motorcycling world champion John Surtees has died at the age of 83. Surtees is the only man to have won the grand prix world championship on both two wheels and four. He won four 500cc motorcycling titles - in 1956, 1958, 1959 and 1960 - and the F1 crown with Ferrari in 1964.
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