Sports Round Up
Seven Players Of Pakistan Cricket Team Arrive In London Ahead Of ICC Champions Trophy
Seven players of Pakistan cricket team have arrived in London to take part in the one-day Champions Trophy cricket tournament that begins from June 1st. The seven players included Umar Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Amad Waseem, Junaid Khan, Fakhar Zaman and Faheem Ashraf left from Lahore this morning.
Shaharyar, Sethi felicitate Misbah, Younis and the rest
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has congratulated Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq, national squad, head coach Mickey Arthur, manager Talat Ali and the entire support staff on the team’s superb series-clinching victory in the third and final Test at Roseau, Dominica. Misbah’s men overpowered West Indies by 101 runs in the third Test on Sunday, in the process winning the Test series 2-1 — Pakistan’s first-ever in the West Indies.
The historic triumph in Roseau ended the Test career of Misbah and Younis Khan — Pakistan’s proud stalwarts -- on a high note.
Stage set for Pakistan's first-ever international pro-wrestling event
Around 25 international wrestlers, including four women wrestlers, from 20 different countries will be competing in Pakistan's first-ever international professional wrestling event, which kicks off Wednesday. The wrestlers touched down in Karachi this evening to participate in the event, which concludes May 21.
We should not be concerned playing India: Pak hockey captain
Pakistan hockey team captain Abdul Haseem Khan Tuesday said the green-shirts should not be concerned playing India as only thing that matters at the moment is to regain lost glory in the game. Ace striker Khan will lead Pakistan team in the World Hockey League (WHL) semifinal round being played in London from June 15. Pakistan team would also be playing a three-match series with Ireland in June as part of their WHL preparations. The matches would be played on June 1, 2 and 4 in Belfast.
Maria Sharapova: French Open tournament director Guy Forget expects wildcard controversy
The decision on whether to give Maria Sharapova a French Open wildcard will cause controversy when announced, tournament director Guy Forget says. Sharapova, 30, has played in three events since her 15-month ban for using meldonium ended in April.