LAHORE – Chaudhry Sports beat Lahore Tigers by four runs in the Amar Cables veterans T20 Cricket here on Tuesday. Batting first, Chaudhry Sports scored 157 for nine and in reply Lahore Tigers scored 153 for nine. Azizur Rehman scored 59 for the winning side and Naseer Bhatti topscored for the losing side with 70. Meanwhile, Lucky Stars and Shining Club marched into the next round of East Zone Cricket Championship. Lucky Stars outplayed Dharampura Club by five wickets at Jallo Ground
LAHORE – The Amar Cables Veteran Twenty20 Cricket Tournament rolled into action at Ali Garh Cricket Club of Model Town. On the opening day, Stags and Aamar Cables won their matches and the chief guest SPM head Aizad Sayid gave the Man of the Match award to Sajjad Akber. Eight teams are taking part in the event and the awards for the concluding day are: Winner Rs.50,000, Runners Up 25,000, Player of the Tournament Rs.7500, Best Bowler Rs.5000, Best Batsman Rs.5000, Best All rounder
LAHORE – Dubai is set to welcome celebrity guests to a cricket extravaganza in which a ‘Battle of the Legends’ match will be played on February 11. Pakistani Sultans will take on India Maharajahs the Twenty20 cricket. As this format of the game is only a few years old, recently retired players never had the opportunity to test their skills in it.
The match, named Battle of the Legends, will bring together some of the game’s most popular names for a one-off exhibition match in
LAHORE – Nestle and Ufone qualified for the final of the 1st Raaziq CPL T20 League Cricket Tournament here on Wednesday. In the first semi-final, Ufone beat Telenor by three wickets. Telenor scored 134 for 9 wickets in allotted 20 overs here at Railway Stadium ground.
Sulemman Bhatti 39, Rehmat Ullah 19 and Saqlain Shah 16 runs were the main batsmen. Raza Ijaz took three while Muhammad Bilal took two wickets. In reply Ufone achieved the target for the loss of seven wickets with
Lahore – Nestle and Descon were victorious in the 1st Raaziq CPL T20 Cricket League here on Tuesday. In the first match, Nestle beat Netsol by 34 runs and qualify for the semi-final. Nestle scored 200 for 3 in allotted 20 overs at Al Bilal Township ground. Farhan Yousaf 58, Waqas Mir 48 not out and Hamid Hayat 43 runs were the main batsmen. Usman Mustafa, Syed Faraz Hassan and Shakeel Mehboob took one wicket each.
In reply, Netsol scored 166 for all out with Khurram Bilal 51,
SYDNEY – Cameron White was named as skipper of Australia’s team on Friday for next week’s two Twenty20 internationals with England after the sudden retirement of Michael Clarke.
Clarke announced he was quitting international T20 cricket immediately after Australia’s humiliating Ashes series loss to England on Friday, saying he wanted to improve his Test form.
Brad Haddin, Clarke’s vice-captain in the Sydney Test, was left out of the T20 team for younger wicketkeeper rival
LAHORE – Pakistan have a superior record in T20 cricket but that will be tested when they come face to face against New Zealand in the first T20 game in conditions much different than at home. The greenshirts gave a poor batting display in their practice T20 game but the intensity will definitely pick up once the serious business starts today.
Pakistan are expected to open the innings with skipper Shahid Afridi which can be a good move as a brisk start by Afridi at the top can
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
LAHORE: Lahore and Karachi qualified for the final of the National Women’s Under-19 T20 Cricket Championship 2010-11 on Saturday. Lahore beat Sialkot by 108 runs while Karachi defeated Multan by 19 runs in the semi-finals. The final will be played on Monday, December 13 at the Lahore Country Club, Muridke.
Pakistan national player Bisma Maroof hammered an unbeaten 92 in Lahore’s 168-run innings while Sidra Amin also contributed handsomely. Later Lahore bowlers reduced Sialkot to
LAHORE: Sialkot on Friday stunned Faisalabad by 44 runs on the eighth day of the National Women’s Under-19 T20 Cricket Championship 2010-11, being played at the Lahore Country Club, Muridke. Batting first, Sialkot managed 110 runs for seven wickets in 20 overs. Iqra Rehmat and Nida Naseem shone with bat for Sialkot.
Faisalabad’s Marriam Shafiq and Sherish Arif took three and two wickets, respectively. Later, Sialkot restricted Faisalabad to just 66 runs and sent eight of their
LAHORE: Faisalabad, Lahore, Multan and Peshawar won their National Women Under-19 T20 Cricket Championship matches on Thursday at the Lahore Country Club, Muridke.
Faisalabad beat Abbottabad by 25 runs, Lahore won by 168 runs against Hyderabad, Multan humbled Quetta by 10 wickets and Peshawar defeated Karachi by 23 runs.
Summarized scores: Faisalabad 124/4 in 20 overs (Reema Saba 51, Zainab Riaz 27, Sonia Shabbir 2/26, Fakhira Nayab 2/36).
Abbottabad 99/7 in 20 overs
WELLINGTON: Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has signed to play domestic Twenty20 cricket in New Zealand later this year with the Wellington Firebirds, the club said Monday.
Lee, looking for as much match-time as possible as he seeks a career swansong at next year’s World Cup, will debut for Wellington against Auckland on December 14, Cricket Wellington chief executive Gavin Larsen said.
“It’s tremendous to have secured the services of Brett and his record speaks for
Board’s security advisor Colonel (r) Waseem not cooperating with police to improve security arrangements
Had exchanged hot words with police when terrorists attacked worship place of Ahmedis at Model Town
Personal differences between the Model Town Police and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Security Advisor Colonel (r) Waseem have left a question mark on the security being provided to the Faysal Bank T20 tournament, Pakistan Today learnt on Thursday. According