Tag: Club

Dharampura Club defeat Pioneer Club

LAHORE - Dharampura Club beat Pioneer Cricket Club by six wickets in the 11th Madre Millat Mohtarma Fatemah Jinnah Memorial best of three cricket series here at the Hazarat Mian Mir Stadium. Pioneer Club made 275 runs in 30 overs. Opener Nadeem Butt 160 runs not out.
Dharampura Club achieved the score in 29.1 overs for the loss of four wickets. Osama Asim 60, Shahzeb 82 runs. Ali got two wickets for 30, Sufyan Liaqut 2 for 32. Secretary Pioneer Club Sohail Javed Butt gave the

WALI KHAN BABAR’S ASSASINATION – Press Club sombre but defiant: journalists...

KARACHI - The Karachi Press Club (KPC) presented a sombre but defiant picture on Friday, as the targeted assassination of 28-year-old journalist Wali Khan Babar reverberated among his friends and colleagues.
The KPC may be split along ideological lines, but all differences were cast aside as journalists from both the print and electronic media recalled the insecurity and uncertainty braved by media personnel in the execution of their jobs.
It was all too familiar for many

Pioneer Club honours top performers

LAHORE - Pioneer Cricket Club officials on Sunday reviewed the performance of the club and identified the best performers of the club during the year 2010-11.
Pioneer Club president former international umpire Rab Nawaz presided the meeting while secretary Sohail Javed Butt presented thw annual report. Pioneer Club played 77 matches which is LCCA record for a club that does not have its own ground.
It won 25 matches, lost 50 and two were washed out. Opener Nadeem Butt made

Mccullum joins 400-fours club

Brendon McCullum became the fifth New Zealand batsman and 116th batsman overall to hit 400 or more fours in Test cricket. The right hand batsman reached this milestone by hitting fifth four off Younis Khan during his 56-run knock on the opening day of the first Test match against Pakistan at Seddon Park, Hamilton on Friday (January 7).
It was 94th innings of his 56th Test matches. The hard hitting batsman hit 213 fours and 22 sixes in 48 innings of 30 Test matches at home while

Ibrar Mumtaz wins Punjab Club elections

Lahore - Members of the Punjab Club elected members to the committee of management through voting which continued for three days, concluding on Friday.
According to details, a total of 13 candidates were in the race for eight seats of members to the committee of management. There are 300 members eligible to cast their votes in the Punjab Club. The voting continued for three days, with one hour every day.
According to final results, Ibrar Mumtaz bagged maximum number of votes

Misbah conquers Lahore Gymkhana Club again

LAHORE - The incumbent Lahore Gymkhana Club Chairman Mian Misbahur Rehman was re-elected as chairman on Thursday after one of the toughest competitions in recent years.
According to details, the panel led by renowned businessman Mian Misbahur Rehman won only six seats, just one more than the other panel led by retired bureaucrat Ziaur Rehman. Besides members belonging to the two panels, an independent candidate Qamar Khan won a seat to the 12-member management committee.

Muridke Gymkhana lift DCA Sheikhupura Club Trophy

LAHORE - Muridke Gymkhana Club beat Friends Club by five wickets to lift the PCB District Sheikhupura Inter-club Championship title at the Municipal Stadium Sheikhupura on Monday.
Batting first, Friends club were all out for just 140 runs. Ahsan was the only prominent batsman with 50. Nayyar Abbas captured three wickets while Asif and Atif shared two wickets each.
Chasing the target, Muridke Gymkhana achieved the runs in just 30 overs losing five wickets. Nayyar Abbas and

Gymkhana outclass Pioneer Club

LAHORE - Lahore Gymkhana Club beat Pioneer Club by one wicket on the last ball of a friendly match here at the Bagh-I-Jinnah ground on Saturday. Pioneer scored 160 all out in 35 overs.
Opener Nadeem Butt made 70, Kh Abid 30, Gul Khan 30 while Hamza Ali took three wickets for 32 runs and Khawaja Maqsood had five wickets for 38 runs. In reply Lahore Gymknana achieved the target in 34.5 overs for the loss of nine wickets. Asim scored 41, Hamza 31 while Ali Raza took 3 for 40 and

Yousuf signs up for Bangladeshi club

LAHORE: Pakistan's prolific middle order batsman Mohammad Yousuf has signed a contract with Mohammedan Sporting Club to play in Bangladesh's Premier Division Cricket League. The club will be defending its title and is now looking towards Yousuf for help after their overseas player from Sri Lanka Farveez Mahroof returned home after sustaining injured.
The 36-year old right-hander has so far played 90 Tests and 288 ODIs for Pakistan and he would be part of the playing XI in their

Mirpurkhas Press Club president shot dead

MIRPURKHAS: Mirpurkhas Press Club president Sultan Mehmood Chandio was shot dead outside his house in Al-Imran Town on Sunday. He was 40.
Police said Chandio was rushed to Civil Hospital Mirpurkhas, where he died of his injuries. Journalists from Mirpurkhas, including members of the National Press Club and Mirpurkhas Press Club reached the hospital and protested against Chandio's assassination.
President Asif Ali Zardari expressed great sorrow over the incident and directed