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Pakistan Britain, Scotland business councils share proposal of hospitals’ network

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Pakistan Britain, Scotland business councils on Friday shared the proposal about establishment of a network of hospitals across Pakistan with Finance Minister Asad Umar during a meeting. The delegation of Pakistan Britain Business Council and its sister organisation, Pakistan Scotland Business Council led by Julian Hamilton Barns and Rashid Iqbal was received by Asad Umar in Islamabad. The delegation said the network of hospitals would be aimed at providing quality healthcare to the people.…

Sarfraz, Malik drive Pakistan to 48-run victory against Scotland

Pakistan halted Scotland's giant-killing heroics with a 48-run victory over the minnows in a Twenty20 clash in Edinburgh on Tuesday. Having taken out the world's top one-day international side with a historic win over England on Sunday, the Scots were looking to complete a stunning double by toppling a Pakistan team rated as the top Twenty20 nation. For his career best 89* @SarfarazA_54 is the Man of the Match. More: https://t.co/uM9dCYBSF2 #SCOvPAK#SCOvPAK pic.twitter.com/s2TZiDTqUZ — PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) June…

Pakistan take on ‘unpredictable’ Scotland in first Twenty20 today

EDINBURGH: Pakistan will play their first T20I match against Scotland at Edinburgh on Tuesday (today). Scotland, after beating the top-ranked ODI side England in a thrilling one-dayer, facing Pakistan, the number one T20I side, for the first of the two 20Is. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said, they were not taking their opponents lightly. Scotland made a profound statement by setting a mammoth 371 runs target to England - thanks to Calum McLoed's unbeaten 94-ball 140 - and turning the game in their favour in the…

Tendulkar wants more opportunities for minnows after Scotland win

Scotland’s historic win over England has led to praise from Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar, who has called for the sport’s second-tier teams to get more opportunities to prove themselves against top sides. Scotland, who failed to qualify for the 2019 World Cup after the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) decision to limit the tournament to 10 teams, recorded their biggest victory when they beat England, the top-ranked one-day international team, by six runs on Sunday. Read More: Morgan wary of ‘competitive’…

Pakistan announce squad for Scotland T20s

IRELAND: Pakistan, the world's top-ranked Twenty20 side, announced a 15-member squad Monday for their two matches against Scotland later this month. There was only one change in the squad from the T20 series against the West Indies in April, with Haris Sohail replacing Babar Azam, who fractured his wrist during the first Test against England last week. Pakistan drew the two-Test series 1-1 after winning the first match at Lord's and losing the second in Leeds on Sunday. Their two T20s against Scotland will be played…

Netherlands to host Ireland, Scotland in T20 tri-series

ROTTERDAM: A triangular Twenty20 International series between the Netherlands, Ireland and Scotland will be held in the Dutch cities of Rotterdam, Deventer and Amstelveen from 12-20 June this year, the Royal Dutch Cricket Association (KNCB) have announced. “This tournament will become an annual event between the three strongest European cricket countries,” said KNCB in a statement. All three countries were in with a shot at qualifying for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, but failed to make the cut at the ICC Cricket World…