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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav

    Indian 'spy's' mother asks Pakistan to release son

    The mother of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death for espionage in Pakistan has appealed for his release.

  • Misbah to receive Spirit of Cricket Trophy

    Retiring Test cricketer Misbah ul Haq wins hearts of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) with his good behaviour and will soon become the first-ever recipient of the Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit of Cricket Trophy, which will also earn him a cash prize of Rs 500,000.

  • Misbah announces retirement from international cricket

    Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Thursday announced his retirement from the international game.

  • Shoaib and Shadab lead Pak to opening win over Windies

    Shoaib Malik made a composed unbeaten 38 to lead Pakistan to a six-wicket victory over West Indies in Barbados on Sunday in the first of four Twenty20 internationals.

  • PCB invites Bangladesh for two T20s

    On the back of successfully holding the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited Bangladesh to play two T20 matches here before their tour to Bangladesh in July-August.

  • US drone kills militant blamed for attack on SRL team in Pak

    A US drone air strike in Afghanistan has killed a Pakistani militant accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009, Pakistani security sources and Islamist militants said.

  • Pakistan reinstates secret military courts

    Pakistan's parliament amends the constitution to reinstate secret military courts that try civilians charged with terrorism offences, something activists have warned will lead to human rights abuses.

  • Parliament passes motion to mark March 25 as Genocide Day

    The House unanimously adopts a resolution to observe March 25 as Genocide Day, marking the brutality carried out by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25, 1971.

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh,

    Bangabandhu first realised Pakistan was not born to exist: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was the first among many Bengali politicians who had realised that the state of Pakistan was not born to exist.

  • New insurgent group stirs Myanmar crisis

    The emergence of Harakah al Yaqin, the first Rohingya Muslim insurgent group to organise in Myanmar in decades, signals a dangerous new phase in a crisis that is increasingly attracting the attention of extremists in Pakistan and the Middle East.

  • Anamul leaves for Lahore

    Opener Anamul Haque left for Lahore yesterday to take part in the final of the Pakistan Super League.

  • Decision on Anamul's PSL trip pending

    Out-of-favour national opener Anamul Haque expressed his desire to play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final as he considered it a good opportunity for him.

  • Lahore delegates part of ICC group: BCB

    Bangladesh will send a couple of security experts to Pakistan but they will be part of a long list of International Cricket Council (ICC) delegates invited to watch the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final. The much-talked-about PSL final will take place in Lahore on March 5, defying security threats.

  • Pak to hold PSL final on home soil

    Pakistan will hold the final of its wildly popular domestic T20 cricket league on home soil for the first time, despite a wave of deadly attacks across the country, the cricket board announced on Monday.

  • Play-offs in PSL, Lahore final security fears

    The Pakistan Super League entered the play-offs on Sunday with title-holders Islamabad, Peshawar, Quetta and Karachi progressing as security fears dominated build-up to the March 5 final in Lahore.

  • Third arrest made in Pakistan corruption probe

    A third man has been arrested in relation to an ongoing investigation into possible corruption in Pakistani cricket, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.

  • Mahmudullah bowls Quetta to easy win

    Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad took three wickets to fashion a convincing six-wicket win for Quetta Gladiators against Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

  • Afridi retires from international cricket

    Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career.

  • Shakib, Tamim frustrate again

    Bangladesh cricketers Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan failed to make any lasting impact as their side, Peshawar Zalmi, suffered a nine-run defeat to the Karachi Kings in Dubai yesterday.

  • Pakistan vow to host PSL final in Lahore

    Pakistani cricket officials have vowed to stage the final of their Twenty20 league in Lahore next month, despite a powerful Taliban suicide bomb blast which killed 13 people there this week.

  • Narine hopes to profit from bowling with Yasir

    Sunil Narine, who has started his maiden stint in the Pakistan Super League strongly, hoped to emerge an improved bowler by the end of the tournament.

  • Azhar quits ODI captaincy

    Azhar Ali stepped down as Pakistan one-day captain after a string of poor results and will be replaced by Sarfraz Ahmed, the head of Pakistan's cricket board told AFP.

  • Shaila bowls left and right handed in the same over

    The 27-year-old Sharmin performed the miraculous act in Bangladesh women's game with Pakistan this morning.

  • Women suffer heavy defeat against Pakistan

    A day after a thumping victory against Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh women's team suffered a crushing defeat in their second ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier match at the P Sara Oval in Colombo today.

  • India's cricket board rejects proposal to trim revenue

    India has voted against a proposed shake-up of cricket's global governing body that threatens its influence as one of the game's "Big Three" powers along with Australia and England.

  • Match dates revealed for ICC Women's World Cup 2017

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has today revealed the match dates for this summer’s ICC Women’s World Cup in England and Wales.

  • ICC moving away from Big Three formula

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has agreed in principle to constitutional and financial changes that will effectively dismantle the Big Three formula imposed upon the governing body of cricket in 2014.

  • 'Fizz needs more time'

    It's a tour that has been described as a historic one by various sporting pundits of the nation. It will only last for around 10 days, but the implication of this series could last for a longer period.

  • Pak captain Azhar handed ban for slow over-rate

    Pakistan one-day international captain Azhar Ali has been suspended for one contest and fined 40 percent of his match fee for the team's slow over-rate in Thursday's game against Australia, cricket's world governing body (ICC) has said.

  • Record Warner-Head stand powers Aus to 369-7

    David Warner blasted a career-best 179 and dominated Australia's highest one-day partnership with fellow centurion Travis Head to power the hosts to 369 for seven in the fifth and final match against Pakistan on Thursday.