ICC Champions Trophy- Pakistan to face England in the first semi-final at Cardiff on Wednesday
Pakistan qualified for the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy, defeating Sri Lanka by three wickets at Cardiff last night. A 75-run partnership between Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and pace bowler Mohammad Amir led Pakistan to an incredible victory.
New hockey league sets into motion in 2019
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has included Pakistan among nine countries that will take part in Hockey Pro League, which takes place every year from January to June. The new league has replaced Champions Trophy and World Hockey League Semi-finals and Final, and its inaugural competition will be held in 2019. After the first phase of applications, 13 men’s teams were shortlisted. In the second phase, an extensive questionnaire was sent to these 13 candidates and on the basis of it nine teams are finalised.
West Indies stumble before levelling series
West Indies overcame a mini collapse on their way to a series-levelling four-wicket victory in a low-scoring second ODI against Afghanistan in St Lucia on Sunday. Afghanistan struggled against the extra pace and bounce of the home seam attack, making just 135 off 37.3 overs, the lowest ODI total at the Darren Sammy Stadium.
Under-20 World Cup Football
England wins their biggest International title since 1966. England has won their biggest international title since 1966 by beating Venezuela 1-0 in the under-20 world cup football final. It was England's first appearance in the final of a global tournament since their world cup victory 51 years ago.
Host: Arif Hashmi