Tag: Order

Wright wants top order to go flat out

WELLINGTON - New Zealand's top six batsmen have been given a short, sharp reminder as to what is expected from them when they face Pakistan in the second test that starts in Wellington on Sunday. "Bat time," coach John Wright told reporters when asked what he had told his team after New Zealand were bowled out in a session in their second innings in the first test. "We've got to try and get that top order functioning better," Wright added. "Whatever we plan, and they're pretty simple

SC’s Nov 3, 2007 restraining order had no legal status, SC...

ISLAMABAD - Syed Naeem Bokhari, counsel for Justice Jehanzaib Rahim told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that seven-member bench's restraining order of Nov 3,2007 had no legal status as it was issued without issuing notices and hearing the attorney general and other parties concerned.
He said his client took oath on Nov 4, 2007, when he noticed that the chief justice and judges had been installed in the Supreme Court and similarly the chief justices and judges in the provincial

China’s Liang wins OneAsia order of merit

SINGAPORE: China's Liang Wenchong has topped the OneAsia Tour order of merit after two wins and a second-place finish in 2010, the Tour announced Tuesday.
Liang finished at the top of the money list with winnings of 560,737 dollars after wins at the Luxehills Chengdu Open and Thailand Open and a runner-up finish in the Indonesian Open.
"I am very happy and honoured. This is something that China supports and that gives me even more pride to take this trophy home," he said.

Govt needs to put its house in order: Hafeez

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Hafeez Shaikh on Wednesday said the government also needed to put its own house in order by reducing non-development expenditures and cutting the size of the federal cabinet to win the people's support on the Reformed General Sales Tax.
At a background briefing on the reformed GST, organised by the Information Ministry for newspaper editors and TV anchorpersons, the finance minister was asked whether he was in favour of cutting the size of the cabinet,

Indian top order heaps misery on New Zealand

NAGPUR: Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar were building up India's strong reply with unbeaten half-centuries in the series-deciding third and final Test against New Zealand on Sunday.
The veteran batsmen took the innings on following the dismissal of openers Gautam Gambhir (78) and Virender Sehwag (74) to bring India to 292-2 at stumps on the second day of the match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium.
India were ahead by 99 runs with eight wickets in hand, having

‘Govt won’t withdraw executive order’

ISLAMABAD: The government has no intention of withdrawing its notification of March 16, 2009, Attorney General of Pakistan Maulvi Anwarul Haq told the Supreme Court on Monday.
Appearing before a 17-member larger bench, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry which was hearing a suo motu case pertaining to media reports alleging the government of contemplating the withdrawal of the March 16, 2009 notification reinstating the superior judiciary, the AG informed the court

Govt will change lawyer irrespective of SC order: Awan

Law Minister Babar Awan has said the government would change its lawyer in the NRO implementation case whether the Supreme Court allows it or not.
"We have a right to change our lawyer and we will do so; we will never infringe constitutional limits," Babar told reporters on Monday outside the Punjab Assembly after attending the parliamentary party meeting of the Pakistan People's Party. He was accompanied by PPP Punjab senior minister Raja Riaz.
He said the