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Ushna wins training match, team to be finalised on 25th

Ushna wins training match, team to be finalised on 25th

LAHORE – The trial match to assess the fitness of Pakistan’s top tennis player Ushna Suhail started here at the Bagh-i-Jinnah tennis courts on Saturday. Ushna was a bit rusty after her injury lay off but was able to win in straight sets against Asusha Aslam 6-2, 6-1.
She will play another two fitness trial matches before the Pakistan team is finalized for the Fed Cup on Tuesday. Pakistan will face Bangkok in the Fed Cup from January 31 to February 5. According to camp leader

Singolane-Kalri match drawn at Lyari League

LAHORE – Singolane struck in injury time to draw 1-1 with Kalri in the Group B match of PFF-KESC Lyari Football League 2011 at Shaheed Abdul Rehman Park. Kalri were 1-0 up at interval. It was third match of Group B. Singolane have accumulated four points, Baghdadi have three points, Kalri have one, while Winder Gadani have no point. Kalri were the first to score when striker Junaid Ahmed cut in from the left to score in the 22nd minute. Singholane struck the equaliser in the second

Fixed match between PPP and PML-N to continue: Zaheer

LAHORE – The fixed match between the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) would continue until the next budget session, Punjab Opposition Leader Chaudhry Zaheeruddin said on Monday. He was talking to journalists outside the Punjab Assembly. The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader said that the next match between the two allies would start after the 2011 annual budget. He termed the political mayhem between the PPP and the PML-N as a “fixed

Pakistan salvage draw in tour match

AUCKLAND – Pakistan’s pre-Test warm-up match against a New Zealand XI ended in a tame draw with both sides agreeing to a truce midway through the third and final day Tuesday.
The New Zealand XI, in reality a shadow Test team, were 111 for four when stumps were pulled, an overall lead of 208.
After the hosts posted 384 in their first innings, Pakistan recovered from a woeful start, when they were 39 for four, to be all out for 287. Skipper Misbah ul-Haq,
who did not

Wozniacki, Clijsters to clash in exhibition match

BANGKOK – World number one Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters will be seen sharing court space in Thailand. Come New Year’s Day, the two will play an exhibition match in Hua Hin, Thailand. Immediately following their friendly match they will head off on short vacations with their families before the 2011 season kicks off in earnest.
The two leading ladies of tennis are currently on location with their families in Hua Hin, where the 84 World Tennis Invitation Hua Hin, is being

Karachi Gymkhana win veterans cricket match

LAHORE – Karachi Gymkhana won the second Super Veterans (over 60 years) T20 cricket match defeating Karachi Kings at the Karachi Gymkhana Ground on Sunday.
The Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association organised this match. After winning the toss, Karachi Gymkhana opted to field. Karachi Kings scored 135 runs for three wickets. Rafiq Allahrakha retired at 51 runs scored in 43 balls with three fours.
Skipper of Karachi Kings and former captain Zaheer Abbas played a fine innings

Auckland trounce Pakistan in T20 match

LAHORE – Pakistan’s tour of New Zealand got off to the dismal start as Auckland defeated them by five wickets in a one-sided Twenty20 match at Colin Maiden Park in Auckland on Thursday.
Pakistan were undone by Auckland left-armer Michael Bates who claimed three wickets in his first two overs to reduce the tourists to seven for three. They never recovered and were skittled for 91 in the 18th over. Bates got four for 11 in three overs while left-arm spinner Roneel Hira claimed two

Federer wins charity ‘Match for Africa’

ZURICH: Roger Federer took the upper hand against Rafael Nadal on Tuesday with a two set to one win in a charity exhibition match in the Swiss city of Zurich. After losing the first set 4-6, Federer broke back against the world number one early in the second set to take a 6-3, 6-3 lead, watched by a capacity home crowd including Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel, ski-ing champions Lindsey Vonn and Didier Cuche.
The 10,500 tickets for the “Match for Africa” were sold out

Charity the winner in drawn polo match

LAHORE: Guard Group played an improbable 6-6 draw against Bank Alfalah in a charity polo match hosted by the Lahore Polo Club under the banner of an organisation ‘Polo the Pakistan’ here at the LPC’s Aibak ground on Sunday. Prior to the electrifying polo encounter, a tent-pegging competition was organised to entertain the guests who contributed by purchasing the tickets for the rehabilitation of the flood affectees which devastated the country in monsoon a few months back.