Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.

Match

Syrian club president punches referee during match

DAMASCUS: A Syrian referee was punched several times by the president of top club side Tishreen on Friday during their bad-tempered first division home match against Al Nawaeir. Referee Zakariya Allouche abandoned the game after the astonishing turn of events in a clash which saw both teams also have a man sent off. The visitors scored in the 78th minute but the Tishreen players disputed the decision and they were further enraged when they had a penalty appeal turned away. That sparked protests in the ground before…

West Indies to face World XI in Lord’s charity Twenty20 match

LONDON: The West Indies will face a Rest of the World XI in a lone Twenty20 match at Lord's to raise funds for Caribbean cricket grounds damaged by recent hurricanes. The reigning World Twenty20 champions will face the World XI on May 31 in a match that will be broadcast live on Sky Sports. Both James Ronald Webster Park in Anguilla and Dominica's Windsor Park Stadium were damaged as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Now the International Cricket Council has granted the match international status, with England…

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in second Test, take series

DUBAI:Off-spinner Dilruwan Perera finished with five wickets to help Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 68 runs in the second Test in Dubai on Tuesday and take the series 2-0. Perera had figures of 5-98 as Pakistan, chasing a tough 317 to win, were bowled out for 248 in the second hour of fifth and final day at Dubai stadium. Asad Shafiq fought hard during his 112-run knock -- his 11th Test hundred -- and together with his skipper Sarfraz Ahmed (68) added 173 for the sixth wicket. But once their partnership was broken Sri…

Shahid Afridi to represent Pak XI in goodwill match in Miranshah

A star-studded Pakistan XI will take on UK Media XI in a goodwill match in Miranshah at Younis Khan Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa has issued special instructions for this goodwill match between the two sides. Cricket in NWA. Pak XI plays UK Media XI on 21 Sep 17. Live telecast from Miranshah. Peace & prosperity is our destiny. #PeacefulPakistan🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/inPVojxaYw — Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) September 20, 2017 The purpose of hosting this…

Murad leads team to play friendly T20 cricket match

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Sunday played a friendly T20 cricket match at the stadium of the NED University held to celebrate the 70th independence day of Pakistan. Murad Ali Shah gave an all-round performance and scored 27 runs from 16 balls including 4 fours until he was stumped out. He also scored grabbed two wickets in three overs. Their team NED alumni scored 107 runs in the allotted ten overs against NED XII led by Vice-Chancellor Dr. Sarosh Lodhi. They defeated NED XII by seventeen runs…

Ronaldinho-7 wins second consecutive match against Giggs-7

KARACHI: The team led by Ronaldinho won against Ryan Giggs’ team by 2-0 in the second football exhibition match at Fortress Stadium in Lahore on Saturday. Both the goals were scored by Pakistani players. Earlier, on Saturday Ronaldinho's team won the first exhibition match as well that was played in Karachi. The highly anticipated matches between ‘Ronaldinho-7′ and ‘Ryan Giggs-7’ featured eight international footballers who are dubbed as “Ronaldinho and Friends”. Both the teams were a mix-up of foreign and local…