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PSB to organise exhibition matches

The Pakistan Sports Board is holding two exhibition matches of hockey and football at Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad, in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5. The local teams will participate

ICC to investigate more matches

The ICC’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) is set to launch its own investigation of Pakistan’s tour of England in 2010 after the trial into spot-fixing exposed more allegedly tainted matches. More

Three matches decided in PPFL

As many as three matches were played in the 8th Pakistan Premier Football League on Monday. The PAF team was given walkover against Baloch FC at the Sadiq Shaheed Football Stadium Quetta.

Two rugby matches today

LAHORE – Two matches of rugby will be played today at the Lahore Rugby Ground in the Inter-departmental Rugby 15-a-side tournament, being held under the auspices of Pakistan Rugby Union. The first match is between WAPDA and Navy at 3.30 pm, while the second match will be played between Police and Army at 5.00 pm. Pakistan Rugby Union Secretary General Arif Saeed has said that the decision made by PRU to celebrate 2011 as a rugby year was good and a lot of new talent will be discovered

Pakistan vs India classic matches

As the build-up to the semi-final reaches a crescendo, here are 12 gems to whet your appetite prior to Wednesday’s blockbuster. It’s a trip down memory as we look back at some of the most high-profile and memorable matches between the arch-rivals down the years. (part II)
Pepsi Independence Cup Group Game, Chennai (21 May 1997) Pakistan won by 35 runs The 90s generation of Pakistani cricketers made it a habit of saving their best for their bitter rivals. None more so than Saeed

Flashback: Pakistan vs India classic matches

As the build-up to the semi-final reaches a crescendo, here are 12 gems to whet your appetite prior to Wednesday’s blockbuster. It’s a trip down memory as we look back at some of the most high-profile and memorable matches between the arch-rivals down the years.
Benson & Hedges World Championship
of Cricket Final (10 March, 1985)
India won by 8 wickets
This was the first time the neighbours had met in the final of a major ICC tournament and the atmosphere at the

4 weeks, 42 matches, 8 teams left standing

NEW DELHI – After four gruelling weeks, thousands of air miles clocked up and 42 matches played, the World Cup quarter-finals will still feature the world’s eight top-ranked teams. The first round, as expected, saw Bangladesh, Ireland, Netherlands, Zimbabwe, Canada and Kenya fall by the wayside with some hitting the ground more painfully than others. But, in general, it was business as usual for the sport’s elite sides and fuel for the International Cricket Council who will slash the

Erring Asoka axed from big matches

COLOMBO – Asoka de Silva, whose decision-making has come in for intense criticism during the World Cup, will not officiate in a couple of key group games that he was originally marked for. de Silva is the only umpire among the 18 deployed whose success percentage in reviewed decisions is less than 50 per cent.
He was supposed to have been one of the on-field umpires for Thursday’s crucial match between England and West Indies, and he was also the third umpire for the India-West

Tight matches put life into World Cup

EXPERT COMMENT – The ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 has come alive with some very close contests that we witnessed during this week. As we head into the later-half of the group stages, the action will only get more exciting. Saturday was primed to be another day of thrilling cricket as Australia and Sri Lanka came face-to-face in Colombo. We were in a very similar situation during the 1987 ICC World Cup where we played all our matches at home. Imran Khan, our skipper at that time, told us

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