Shakib Mushfiqur lift Bangladesh to 281

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 | Leave a Comment

CHITTAGONG: Shakib Al Hasan blasted his way to a sixth ODI hundred to help Bangladesh to 281 for 7 in 50 overs. History, however, is on Zimbabwe’s side, as nine out of 13 teams have won batting second at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. Sabbir Rahman provided the fireworks towards the end with a 25-ball 44 which included three fours and sixes each. Two of those big hits came off the last two balls of the innings,... 

Tamim Imrul tons lift Bangladesh to 3032

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 | Leave a Comment

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh: Bangladesh were 303-2 at stumps on the opening day of the third and final Test against Zimbabwe in Chittagong on Wednesday. Tamim Iqbal scored 109 and Imrul Kayes made 130 after the hosts, who are hoping to sweep the series 3-0, won the toss and elected to bat. Tamim and Imrul set a new record opening partnership for Bangladesh when the left-handed duo added 224 for the first wicket. Part-time... 

Mathews Jayawardene lift Sri Lanka to 2757

Posted by on Aug 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

HAMBANTOTA: Skipper Angelo Mathews smashed 89 off 85 balls and Mahela Jayawardene made 63 as Sri Lanka recovered to post 275-7 from 45 overs in the first one-dayer against Pakistan on Saturday. Jayawardene, 37, who retired from Tests earlier this week to concentrate on one-day cricket till next year´s World Cup, hit eight boundaries in his 73rd half-century in the shorter format. Sri Lanka, who were sent in to bat... 

Football Germany defeat Argentina lift World Cup title

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 | Leave a Comment

RIO DE JANEIRO: Germany defeated Argentina 1-0 to become World Cup champion for the fourth time on Sunday night, and the first European team in history to clinch soccer’s greatest prize on South American soil. It did so courtesy of a winner deep into extra time from substitute Mario Gotze, who displayed a brilliant piece of skill to decide a contest of outstanding quality. Gotze took a pass from the left from Andre... 

Nasreen Jalil urges PM to lift ban on Youtube

Posted by on May 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Senator Nasreen has written a letter to the Prime Minister Nawaz Shareef regarding concerns of people on the ban of social media website Youtube. ‘The ban on Youtube has not been lifted despite the fact that Senate and National Assembly’s Committees on Human Rights have given approval to lift the ban. The Lahore High Court has also ordered to lift the ban on Youtube,’... 

Rashid Latif backs Salim Malik in bid to lift life ban

Posted by on May 01, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif Thursday backed former team-mate Salim Malik in his bid to overturn a life ban imposed 14 years ago for match-fixing. Latif, known for his fight against corruption in cricket, said Malik had already suffered enough and should be allowed to coach or do similar work. “I think Malik should be given relief now,” Latif told AFP. “He is not playing or coaching... 

‘India ready to lift restrictions on Pakistani textile products’

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: India is ready to remove restrictions on Pakistani textiles products, a move which will increase Pakistani exports to New Delhi three folds, said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Assistant Maftah Ismael on Saturday. He said that India will ease ban on 160 Pakistani products and it had agreed to grant access to Pakistani items to local market. Maftah said that Pakistan had demanded of India no to impose... 

Rawalpindi beat Islamabad to lift Quaid Trophy

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: Rawalpindi beat Islamabad by 228 runs to win their maiden Quaid-e-Azam title at the Gaddafi Stadium. The fifth day began with Islamabad facing near-inevitable defeat at 99 for 5, chasing 435, but heavy fog wiped out the first session. After play began, Islamabad resisted for brief periods. Imad Wasim, the Islamabad captain, scored 49 and offered some fight, anchoring two quick partnerships of 36 and 38 respectively,... 

Guptill regains form to lift New Zealand

Posted by on Jan 04, 2014 | Leave a Comment

NELSON: Martin Guptill made a timely return to form with a well compiled 81 as New Zealand reached 285-6, batting first against the West Indies in the fourth one-day international Saturday. After scores of two and one in his previous two innings in the series, the opener was intent on spending time at the crease after New Zealand won the toss and chose to bat. He crawled to eight off 40 deliveries before cracking his... 

Best effort to lift Windies confidence

Posted by on Dec 02, 2013 | Leave a Comment

WELLINGTON: The West Indies have entrusted the ageing Tino Best with spearheading their attack against New Zealand in the first Test starting in Dunedin on Tuesday as they look to boost confidence and modest rankings. The pride of the Calypso cricketers took a battering with the way they were trounced in two Tests by India ahead of the New Zealand tour and captain Darren Sammy said they need to put that behind them quickly. “People... 
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