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Warzone: India thrashes Pakistan by 9 wickets in Super 4 Asia Cup clash

Web Desk: In the all important clash, once again India thrashed Pakistan in the super four stage and made into finals of Asia cup. The arch rival India defeated green shirts by 9 wickets. Shikher Dhawan scored century for India. Pakistan, earlier batting today after  winning the toss  was restricted to 237 for 8--- courtesy to 76 crucial runs made by...

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3rd ODI: Pakistan thrashes Zimbabwe by 9 wickets, clinches series

BULAWAYO: On Wednesday, Pakistan thrashed Zimbabwe by 9 wickets as the green shirts clinched the series by decisive lead of 3-0 as two other matches to played remained formality. Earlier batting today, a depleted Zimbabwe were left regretting their decision to bat first as Pakistan pacers tore through their top and middle order, as hosts were bowled out at 67...

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Zimbabwe opt to bat as Pakistan eye series-clinching win

BULAWAYO: Depleted hosts Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the third one-day international today, as the tourists look to seal the five-match series. Fresh off a nine-wicket win in the second ODI, Pakistan are already 2-0 up in the series, while Zimbabwe continue to struggle with a string of defeats, first in the tri-series and then back-to-back...

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PCB’s general body gives Najam Sethi unqualified vote of confidence

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s General Body has unanimously given Chairman PCB Najam Sethi unqualified vote of confidence for his tireless efforts to revive cricket in Pakistan. The Elected Presidents of the Cricketing Regions of Pakistan gave their vote of confidence at the annual general meeting (AGM) held here on Tuesday and also congratulated Najam Sethi on showing exemplary leadership...

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US Dollar surges to record high 128.26 Pak Rupee

Pakistani Rupee hit all time low losing 5.7 pc of its value against US dollar, traded at record high of Rs128.26  in interbank trading on Monday, Newsone reported The greenback gained Rs 6.5 in a single day, while this was fourth time that Pakistani rupee faced a serious blow in its value against Dollar since December. In the open market...

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Zaman, Usman heroics helps Pakistan to thrash Zimbabwe in 2nd ODI

BULAWAYO: Fakhar Zaman's not out 117 runs hands Pakistan second straight win over Zimbabwe by 9 wickets in second One-Day International (ODI) of five match series, played at Bulawayo cricket stadium on Monday. Batting first the host managed to score only 194 runs courtesy Usman Shinwari's magnificent spell with figures of 4 for 36 runs in 10 overs. In response...

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France lifts World Cup second time after 20 years

MOSCOW (Reuters) - France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia’s dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades. France led 2-1 at halftime after a Mario Mandzukic own goal and an Antoine Griezmann VAR penalty, with Ivan Perisic briefly bringing...

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France crowned Football World Cup Champions

MOSCOW: France beat Croatia to become champions of FIFA world cup 2018. France scored four goals against Croatia while the runner ups could only managed to score two goals against the winning team. France and Croatia both avoided any surprises as they named unchanged line-ups for the World Cup final on Sunday, setting up a heavyweight midfield clash between N’Golo...

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Belgium defeats England to finish third in World cup 2018

Belgium beat England in the World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday to ensure their best-ever finish as tournament top scorer Harry Kane admitted his side need to improve if they are to end their long trophy drought. Goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard secured a deserved 2-0 victory in Saint Petersburg and meant Belgium bettered their performance at the...

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Factbox: Belgium vs. England

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Belgium play England in the World Cup third-place playoff in St Petersburg on Saturday. Where: Saint Petersburg Stadium, St Petersburg Capacity: 68,134 When: Saturday July 14, 1700 local (1400 GMT/1000 ET) Referee: To be announced Key stats: - Belgium play in a third-place playoff match for a second time, having lost 4-2 after extra time to...

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Tight security ahead of Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki

Finland may have largely shut down for the summer holidays but officials and police have been drafted back into work ahead of a historic summit in Helsinki between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Thousands of police officers, coastguards and rescue workers who were on vacation have been asked to return, with demonstrators expected to loudly protest the US-Russian presidential meeting...

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First ODI: Imam stars as Pakistan thrashes Zimbabwe by 201 runs

BULAWAYO: Pakistan thrashed Zimbabwe by 201 runs in the first One-Day International (ODI) match of the Five match series being played at Bulawayo on Friday. Batting first Pakistan scored 308 runs in allotted 50 overs, courtesy career-best 128 from opening batsman Imam-ul-Haq. He was awarded Man of the match. In response the host were all out all out on 107 runs...

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Sarfaraz confident for series win against depleted Zimbabwe

Bulawayo: Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed said that men in green must not consider Zimbabwe a weak side as Pakistani team also making on the field with young names. “No team can be considered a weak opponent  yet, we are also playing with relatively young side”, said Sarfaraz in a press conference held at Bulawayo ahead of the first...

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Adult film star Stormy Daniels arrested in Ohio strip club ‘setup’: lawyer

Web Desk: U.S. adult film star Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with President Donald Trump in 2006, was arrested in a strip club on Wednesday in what her lawyer said was a setup. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, was arrested in a Columbus, Ohio, club for allowing a customer to touch her in a non-sexual...

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Croatia reach World cup final after 2-1 win over England

MOSCOW: Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on Sunday, and send the Balkan nation into raptures. England, appearing in their first semi-final since 1990, had looked on course for their first final since...

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From player to one-man multinational — Cristiano Ronaldo

He may not have added the World Cup to his Euro 16 success and hattrick of Champions Leagues. But with another Ballon d'Or looking likely and a move to Juventus complete, Cristiano Ronaldo's status is as much that of multinational as footballer. The 33-year--old had long ago moved onto another plane in his nine years at the Bernabeu as the...

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World Cup fever rises in England on #WaistcoatWednesday

LONDON: Around 32 million people across Britain are expected to tune in on Wednesday hoping Gareth Southgate can steer England into the World Cup final for the first time in 52 years. The manager has caught the eye in Russia as much for his sartorial elegance as his success with his young team, lead on the pitch by tournament topscorer...

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