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Hasan Ali, Nawaz discuss memorable PSL 2017 moment

Pakistan Super League (PSL) has released a video chit-chat with Quetta Gladiators bowler Mohammad Nawaz and Peshawar Zalmi player Hasan Ali discussing that last over in the first play-off of  PSL 2017 which kept spectators at the edge of their seats till the last ball. Zalmi were supposed to win on the batting-friendly pitch as they required only three runs in the last three balls with skipper Darren Sammy and Chris Jordan on board. Nawaz bowled fourth ball of his over and Jordan was caught behind. Hasan said the ball…

Imran served legal notice over ‘Phateechar’ statement

LAHORE: A local lawyer has served a legal notice to cricket legend and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan over his statement regarding foreign players playing the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 final at Lahore, ARY News reported. It should be noted that Imran Khan had termed foreign players -- who played the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 in Lahore on Sunday -- as 'Phateechars' (low-level). The legal notice, by a lawyer Hafsa, stated that Imran Khan -- being a national leader -- turned the…

PTI announces boycott of PML-N lawmaker following scuffle

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) announced a social boycott of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Mian Javed Latif, ARY News reported. In a tweet, Imran Khan stated that no PTI representative will go on any TV show where PML-N's Javed Latif is invited. "In any civilised country he would be banned from all public forums," Khan said. No PTI  rep will go on any TV chat show where Jawed Latif is invited. In any civilised country he would be banned from all public forums — Imran Khan…

Peshawar Zalmi says no to KP Govt dinner over Imran’s ‘Phateechar’ statement

ISLAMABAD: The dinner which was supposed to be hosted by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government in the honour of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 Champions Peshawar Zalmi on Thursday, has been postponed, ARY News reported. According to details, Tourism Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) had arranged delicious meals, fireworks display, Pashto music and a Khattak dance performance in the dinner. However, all this went in vain as the team has reportedly refused to attend the dinner reception due to a controversial…

Foreign players hail Pakistan security for PSL 2017 final

LAHORE: Foreign players have tentatively endorsed the return of international cricket to Pakistan after their whirlwind trip to Lahore for Sunday's heavily guarded Pakistan Super League final. Players including winning captain Darren Sammy detailed a journey involving bullet-proof buses and closed roads, before they were rushed straight back to the airport with no time for celebrations. The blanket security, deploying thousands of troops, military helicopters and armed guards on horseback, came after a deadly militant…

Imran terms international cricketers playing PSL final as ‘Phateechars’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan has termed foreign players -- who played the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 at Lahore on Sunday -- as 'Phateechars' (low-level), ARY News reported. His statements regarding the foreign players playing in the PSL 2017 final came in the open in a video which went viral on social media. Khan, speaking in a press conference, said that the 'phateechar players' would have come to play in Pakistan anyways. He added that he does not even know the countries from…

Revisiting the riveting PSL 2017 in pictures

The second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) came to a close on Sunday as Peshawar Zalmi defeated Quetta Gladiators by 58 runs at Lahore on Sunday to win the tournament which left all cricketing fans in awe. Let's re-live the most memorable moments of the tournament in pictures. …

International players start returning home after successful PSL 2017 final

LAHORE: International cricketers which took part in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 final in Lahore on Sunday have started to return to their respective countries, ARY News reported on Monday. It should be noted that several foreign players including Dawid Malan, Marlon Samuels, Darren Sammy, Elton Chigumbura, Chris Jordan, Morne van Wyk, Anamul Haque, Sean Ervine, Rayad Emrit had arrived in Pakistan to play the final at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium despite the security concerns in the country. Peshawar Zalmi beat…

Cricket should be the winner, says Quetta’s Morne van Wyk

LAHORE: Morne van Wyk, the former South African Twenty20 expert, hoped cricket would be the winner during the final of the Pakistan Super League on Sunday, saying he didn’t feel any security threat in the terror-hit country. “I have no security fears here and am proud to be part of Quetta Gladiators,” van Wyk said in a video message. “I am excited to be back in Pakistan. “The last time I was here was in 2003, when the Proteas came here and after the second ODI, Herschelle Gibbs was injured so I was called all the way…

Pakistan Army welcomes foreign players for PSL final in Lahore

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Sunday welcomed the foreign players and guests who have arrived for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Lahore. Director General Inter Services Public Relation Maj. General Asif Ghafoor in a statement also wished good luck to both the playing teams. "Sports promote peace," said Maj. Gen Ghafoor on the micro-blogging website. #PSLFinal; Welcome to foreign players / guests. Good luck to playing teams. Sports promote peace! 🇵🇰Pakistan Zindabad. — Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR)…