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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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Ahmed Shehzad to be charged after report confirms failure in dope test

KARACHI: Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad is set to be suspended and charge sheeted by the Pakistan Cricket Board after an independent review confirmed that he tested positive for a banned substance. The PCB tweeted on Tuesday that it will issue a charge sheet to the opener today, after an independent review board report confirmed that Shehzad tested positive for a...

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Handshake controversy: Glenn Maxwell apologizes to Sarfraz Ahmed after social media backlash

Web Desk: Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has apologized to Pakistani captain Sarfraz Ahmed as he refused to shake hands with him reportedly in the final match of the tri-series played on Sunday. The series that saw Pakistan emerge victorious had apparently made all-rounder Maxwell upset, as number of social media users, sports journalists and former cricketers criticised him vehemently. Terrible...

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KSE-100 sheds over 1,000 points to touch lowest level in 2018

KARACHI: The local bourse witnessed its lowest level in the current year after the benchmark KSE-100 index shed 1,010 points to touch 39,256 points. The accountability court's July 6 verdict that sentenced former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to eleven years in prison along with a fine of £8 million fine (Rs1.3 billion) in the Avenfield properties reference, has stirred investors....

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Justin Bieber engaged to model Hailey Baldwin: reports

Pop singer Justin Bieber became engaged to model Hailey Baldwin over the weekend, according to US media reports on Sunday. The couple dated in 2016 but had broken up. Last month, they appeared together publicly, leading to speculation from fans that they had rekindled their romance, CNN reported. The pair got engaged on Saturday during a trip to the Bahamas,...

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Fakhar, Malik star as Pakistan lift T20 tri-series title

HARARE: Pakistan thrashes Australia by six wickets in the final match of the T20 Tri-series to lift the title here on Sunday at Harare sports club. Chasing the target of  184 runs Pakistan lost early wickets against Australia in the final of the T20 tri-series. Zaman shared in a century stand with Shoaib Malik as Pakistan recovered from an early...

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Pakistan on 22nd among most powerful countries list

According to this year's  global power ranking Pakistan is on the 22nd list out of 25 powerful countries. However, Pakistan fell by two places owing instability, corruption and the conflict with India continues. The country is one of the world's youngest, with the majority of citizens aged under 22. Furthermore, The US remains the world's most powerful country followed by Russia...

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Canada heat wave death toll hits 54

MONTREAL: The death toll in a week-long eastern Canadian heat wave has reached 54, officials said on Friday. Most of the victims linked to the "overwhelming heat" were in the Montreal area, which recorded 28 fatalities, metropolitan health authorities told AFP in an email. The other victims were reported in the southwest of the French-Canadian province, the Quebec health ministry...

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Hales keeps nerve as England square T20 series with India

CARDIFF: Alex Hales kept his nerve with 58 not out to see England home and square the international T20 series against India 1-1 with one to play in Cardiff on Friday. Set 149 to win off their 20 overs England needed 12 off the final over and Hales put Bhuvneshwar Kumar out of the Cardiff ground off the first ball...

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Avenfield reference: NewsOne gets copy of detailed verdict

ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court on Friday announced the verdict in Avenfield reference against the disgraced prime minister Nawaz Sharif  who is convicted  over money laundering and has been served 10 years sentence in Avenfield reference. Furthermore, Maryam Nawaz is sentenced for 7 years of imprisonment over submitting forged documents before the Supreme Court led Joint Investigation Team. Captain(R) Safdar is...

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France beat Uruguay 2-0 to reach semi-finals

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia: Raphael Varane’s glancing header and a goalkeeping blunder that gifted Antoine Griezmann a soft goal gave France a 2-0 victory over Uruguay in the first World Cup quarter-final on Friday and a set up a last-four tie with Brazil or Belgium. Varane’s 40th-minute header from a Griezmann free kick was only the second goal Uruguay had conceded...

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World Cup preview: France vs Uruguay, Brazil vs Belgium

MOSCOW: The World Cup bursts back into life on Friday as tournament favourites Brazil take on a Belgium side brimming with talent while a young France team face battle-hardened Uruguay. Neymar´s Brazil are aiming to win a record-extending sixth World Cup at Moscow´s Luzhniki Stadium on July 15. But first, the world´s most expensive player and his star-studded supporting cast...

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Shaheen’s triple strike makes Pakistan’s victorious over Australia

HARARE: Shaheen Shah Afridi's three-for brought Pakistan victory over Australia by 45 runs in the Twenty20 tri-series in Zimbabwe, after opener Fakhar Zaman blazed his way to a career-best 73 to help Pakistan race to 194-7. Zaman´s knock, along with contributions from the middle order, helped Pakistan reach their highest total of the tournament in a match which is effectively...

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Pakistan knocks hosts Zimbabwe out of T20I series

Pakistan knocked Zimbabwe out of the Twenty20 tri-series in Harare in a closely-fought encounter on Wednesday, beating the hosts by seven wickets with five deliveries to spare. Opener Fakhar Zaman top-scored for Pakistan with 47 before captain Sarfraz Ahmed overcame a spirited Zimbabwean fightback and saw his side home with an unbeaten 38. Their efforts meant that Zimbabwean allrounder Solomon...

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Sweden edges Switzerland 1-0 to reach quarter-finals

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - A deflected shot from Emil Forsberg gave Sweden a 1-0 victory over Switzerland in a dull World Cup round of 16 match in St Petersburg on Tuesday, sending the Swedes through to a quarter-final against either Colombia or England. Switzerland had the lion’s share of possession but were toothless in attack, and bowed out in dispiriting...

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Kohli claims England to find India tougher than Aussies

MANCHESTER: India will provide far stiffer opposition for England than Australia did when they were whitewashed 5-0 in the one-day series then thrashed in a Twenty20 match, Indian captain Virat Kohli said on Monday. Kohli said his squd was expecting a tough battle against England in their upcoming three-match T20 International series, which begins at Old Trafford on Tuesday evening,...

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Neymar stars as Brazil beats Mexico to reach World Cup quarters

SAMARA: Brazil roared in the World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Monday as Neymar shone with a goal and an assist that dumped the central Americans out at the last 16 stage for the seventh straight occasion. The PSG forward slid home in the second half and then teed up Roberto Firmino late on as the...

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