West Indies sack Coach Simmons ahead of Pakistan T20s
West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has been fired, the West Indies Cricket Board confirmed today, drawing a line under a stormy tenure marked by tensions with his paymasters. A brief statement from the WICB said a decision to dispense with Simmons was taken after a meeting of the body's board of directors on Saturday.
Semi final of National T20 will be stared from tomorrow
Semi Finals of National T-20 cricket Cup will be played at Multan Cricket stadium tomorrow. First semi Final will be played between Peshawar Region and Karachi whites at 4:00 PM while second Semi Final will be played between Lahore Whites and Karachi Blues at 8:00 in the evening. Final Match of the tournament will be played on Friday, 16th of September at the same stadium.
Rio Paralympics: china leading with 147 medals
In Rio Paralympics, China is leading the medal table with 147 medals including 63 gold, 51 silver and 33 bronze followed by Great Britain with 75 medals including 34 gold, 18 silver and 23 bronze. Ukraine is on third position securing 72 medals including 27 gold, 21 silver and 24 bronze.
Haider Ali wins bronze medal in Paralympics' long jump
In Rio de Janeiro Paralympics, Pakistan's Haider Ali has won Bronze medal in men's long jump event. China's Shang Guangxu won the Gold medal while Brazil's Evangelista Cardoso Mateus bagged silver in the long jump competition.
Sharapova appeal verdict set for October
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday it would deliver an appeal verdict on the two-year doping ban for Maria Sharapova in early October. The 29-year-old Russian tested positive for the banned medication meldonium during January’s Australian Open. In a severe blow to her reputation, the infringement was revealed in March.