In the T-20 Blind World Cup at New Delhi Siri Fort on Monday, Pakistan beat New Zealand by ten wickets. Batting first New Zealand scored 112 for 7 and Pakistan scored 117 without loss in 7.2 overs. In second round, Pakistan will take on England on Tuesday.

Pakistani students invent product that can test bowling action
Students of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) created a product which can help cricketers know just how much their bowling arm flexes during delivery. The product, which is called CricFlex, consists of small motion sensors (of the sort used in phones for orienting maps) attached to a sleeve that a bowler can wear. The device sends its readings to an app, either on a mobile phone or a computer, immediately after the bowler has delivered.

NZ beat Australia despite Stoinis heroics
New Zealand scraped home in the first one-day against Australia Monday, but only after rookie all-rounder Marcus Stoinis’ fell agonizingly short of dragging his team to victory with an unbeaten 146. In just his second ODI, Stoinis took three wickets then flayed the New Zealand attack as the Australians chased a target of 287 runs at Auckland’s Eden Park.

Shabbir seals Tenpin Bowling title

Shabbir Lashkar clinched the master singles final of the 10th National Tenpin Bowling Championship played here at Leisure City bowling Club Safa Gold Mall.  In the master singles final, Shabbir won the title by scoring a massive total of 351 score with 175.5 average in two games while Ashiq Ali from KPK secured second position by scoring 341 with 170.5 average.

Mourinho describes schedule as ‘nonsense’

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho complained about the lack of help being afforded his team by the football authorities as he attempts to win silverware on four fronts over the final four months of the season. The irascible Portuguese coach has described a mounting schedule as a ‘nonsense’ and ‘a laugh’ in an extraordinary outburst that followed his side’s comfortable passage into the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 4-0 home win over Championship side Wigan.

Federer hints at end of a great career
Roger Federer dropped hints that his great career may be drawing to a close after his age-defying win over his Grand Slam nemesis Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open. The 35-year-old Swiss admitted his return to Melbourne wasn’t guaranteed after he ended a five-year wait for his 18th major title by beating Nadal in a thrilling five-setter. He told the Rod Laver Arena crowd: “I hope to see you next year, but if not, then it was a wonderful year here and I couldn’t be happier tonight.”

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