PCB likely to replace Azhar with Sarfraz for West Indies tour
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) likely to replace one-day captain Azhar Ali with wicketkeeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmad after the national team’s poor performance against England, New Zealand and Australia.The sources revealed that Azhar couldn’t lead the team well especially against the Australian ODI team, and even M Hafeez captained the side better than him.
Warner wins Allan Border medal for second year
Australia's prolific opening batsman David Warner fought off a strong challenge from his captain Steve Smith to become just the fourth player to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals on Monday.
Hassan century takes Karachi Whites into final
Former Pakistan opener Shahzaib Hasan was in ruthless form as he tore apart the Islamabad side in the National One Day Cup for regions semi-final to guide his Karachi Whites side to the final at the National Stadium of Karachi thanks to a comfortable 70-run win.
NZ complete series sweep after Bangladesh implode
Tom Latham and Colin de Grandhomme guided New Zealand to a series-sweeping nine-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the second Test in Christchurch on Monday after the visitors suffered another second-innings collapse on the fourth day.
Pakistan coach optimistic of good results at Asia Rugby Sevens
Pakistan Rugby Union coach Shakeel Malik believes that it will be his team’s breakthrough performance at the Asia Rugby Sevens Series 2017 Doha that will set the tone for the rest of the year.The tournament which will feature 12 teams including hosts Qatar, India, Korea, Japan, Philippines and Thailand is set to begin from March 2.
Nadal, Serena cruise into quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal struggled into his first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2015 at the Australian Open on Monday, as Serena Williams accelerated towards a record title and the number one ranking.Nadal, searching for a revival after injuries wrecked last season, was tested by France’s Gael Monfils before winning 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to book a last-eight clash with Milos Raonic.
Africa Cup of Nations: Tunisia stun Zimbabwe, Algeria ousted
Tunisia trounced Zimbabwe 4-2 in Gabon on Monday to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as star-stacked Algeria were eliminated after the first round.Naim Sliti, Youssef Msakni, Taha Yassine Khenessi and Wahbi Khazri scored in Libreville as the Tunisian Carthage became the first side at the 2017 finals to score four goals in a match.