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August 22, 2017

Sports

NBP sacks Nasir Jamshaid from service

The National Bank of Pakistan has sacked Nasir Jamshaid after his involvement in the Pakistan Super League scandal of match fixing. The chairman Pakistan Super League Najam Sethi has claimed that investigations are being carried out against Sharjeel and Khalid including some other persons. Both cricketers were involved in the match-fixing in PSL matches being

Cook steps down as England test captain

Cook steps down as England test captain   (Reuters) – Alastair Cook has stepped down as England’s test captain but plans to carry on as a player, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday. Cook, who was appointed captain in 2012, led England in 59 tests, which includes Ashes victories at home

Australia defeats Pakistan by 220 runs

Australia 538-8 dec & 241-2 dec; Pakistan 315 & 244 Hosts win third Test by 220 runs and secure 3-0 series whitewash Pakistan lost the Sydney Test Match by 220 runs failing to chase the 465 runs. The Pakistani batsman could not resist the bowlers of Austalia and proved to be a wall built on

Dhoni steps down as India’s limited-overs captain

Dhoni steps down as India’s limited-overs captain (Reuters) – Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as India’s limited-overs captain but will still be available for selection, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Wednesday. “Mahendra Singh Dhoni has informed the BCCI that he wishes to step down as the captain of the Indian Cricket Team

A total of 24 matches decided in Tennis

ISLAMABAD, Dec 4 (APP): As many as 24 matches were decided on the opening day of 2nd Benazir Bhutto Shaheed International Tennis Championships played here at the Islamabad Tennis Complex, G-6/5. In the morning session, Quaran Khawani and Fatiha was held at Islamabad Tennis Complex for Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. Senator Taj Haider, Senator Mushahid

Marcus Camby’s 9-year-old nephew found dead in lake

Fox News – The 9-year-old nephew of Marcus Camby was found dead in a lake on the former NBA star’s property in a suburb of Houston. Marcus McGhee, who was autistic, was discovered in the water of a lake behind the property Saturday morning, said Lt. Onesimo Lopez, spokesman for the Pearland Police Department. Marcus McGhee

Sydney to host Invictus Games in 2018, says Prince Harry

Sydney to host Invictus Games in 2018, says Prince Harry By Harry Pearl SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will host the 2018 Invictus Games for wounded military personnel, Britain’s Prince Harry announced on Saturday. More than 500 serving and former personnel from 17 nations will compete in the multi-sports competition in Sydney. Harry, who launched the

Green shirts have what it takes to trouble Kiwis: Mickey Arthur

ISLAMABAD, Nov 11 (APP): Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur on Friday said the green shirts have what it takes to trouble the New Zealand batsmen. Mickey was all praise for both sides’ bowling attack but said Pakistani seam bowlers can trouble the Kiwi batsmen. “Pakistan and New Zealand both have an impressive bowling attack but our seam

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