Abu Dhabi | The Daily Star
  • Rosberg, Hamilton primed for desert duel

    Nico Rosberg starts Sunday's season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with the Formula One world title he covets so keenly tantalisingly within his grasp.

  • Hamilton wins to take title showdown to final race

    Lewis Hamilton survives carnage and relentless rain to send this year's world championship down to the wire in Abu Dhabi as he claims a spectacular victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix.

  • Pakistan target historic 9-0 rout of West Indies

    Pakistan are determined to complete an historic 9-0 rout of the West Indies when the two teams meet in the third and final Test in Sharjah from Sunday.

  • Pak unchanged for 3rd Test

    Pakistan's selectors have named an unchanged squad for the third Test against the West Indies after another crushing victory in the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

  • Pakistan scent victory

    Pakistan pressed West Indies hard for a series-clinching win in the second Test after setting a daunting 456-run target on the

  • Pakistan stretch lead in second Test

    Pakistan stretch their lead over West Indies to 455 runs at lunch on the fourth day of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

  • Saeed Ajmal

    Ajmal wishes wrong Bravo

    Twitter was full of praise for Pakistan cricket team, who defeated West Indies by 56 runs in Asia's first ever day-night Test.

  • Captains hail day-night Test

    Rival captains Misbahul Haq and Jason Holder praised the fight till last attitude in the first day-night Test played with Pakistan upstaging West Indies by 56 runs in the final hour on Monday.

  • Misbah, Holder hail competitive day-night Test

    Rival captains Misbah-ul-Haq and Jason Holder praise the fight till last attitude in the first day-night Test played with Pakistan upstaging West Indies by 56 runs in the final hour.

  • Heartbreak for Windies

    Despite a fighting hundred by Darren Bravo Pakistan pulled off a tension-packed 56-run victory against West Indies in the first day-night Test in Dubai on Monday.

  • Yasir wants match with Ashwin

    Wily Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah wishes a Test face off with magician Indian offie Ravichandaran Ashwin in a battle of two fast wicket-taking spinners.

  • Mohammad Amir flies home to sick mother

    Mohammad Amir quit Pakistan's one-day series against the West Indies and flew home after his mother was taken seriously ill.

  • Sarfraz reckons win will lift Pakistan

    Pakistan's Twenty20 captain Sarfraz Ahmed believes the clean sweep over the world champions is the first step towards building a formidable outfit for the future.

  • 30 injured in Etihad flight turbulence

    More than 30 people are injured as an Etihad Airways flight hit "severe and unexpected turbulence" flying into Indonesia, the airline says.

  • Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan deported from Hyderabad

    Immigration officials at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad deport acclaimed Pakistani singer Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to Abu Dhabi.

  • Real named as world's most valuable football club

    Real Madrid have been named as the most valuable football club in the world by marketing experts, who placed Manchester United second and Barcelona third.

  • PM returns from Netherlands

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives in Dhaka completing her three-day tour to the Netherlands.

  • Review system needs review

    Waqar Younis, the Pakistan coach, has criticised the inconsistency of the Decision Review System, and believes that the margin of doubt for Umpire's Call should be increased from 50 percent to 75 percent.

  • Root eyes win after Cook classic

    Batsman Joe Root is adamant England can still claim an unlikely victory on the final day of the first test against Pakistan after his side moved 46 runs ahead of Pakistan on Friday.

  • Cook hits double ton as Pakistan-England Test heads for draw

    Alastair Cook plays the third longest innings in Test history on Friday, scoring a monumental 263 to help England take the lead against Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi.

  • Sania titles inspire Shoaib’s ton

    Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik said his sparkling double hundred against England was inspired by seeing his Indian wife Sania Mirza sweep to a series of tennis titles in 2015.

  • Younis modest about going beyond Miandad

    Younis Khan is poised to surpass Javed Miandad as Pakistan's greatest Test match run scorer, but refuses to be considered the equal of the man.

  • Bangladesh cricketers

    MCC revises fielder movement Law

    The MCC has confirmed an update to the Laws that allows a fielder to make a "significant movement" before the striker has played the ball.

  • Little Bangladesh exhibition opens in NY

    An exhibition about the day in the life of a spot in Abu Dhabi - a small square boasting a supermarket and a single tree opened in New York city.

  • The off-course task force

    Taj Mohammad Baloch, a motor mechanic from Karachi town of Lyari, has worked in Oman, Iran and the United Arab Emiraes and speaks highly of his experiences there.

  • Solar Impulse plane begins epic global flight

    A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane is under way from Abu Dhabi