Oct 142018
 
Dacoit killed during encounter

MALAKWAL: A dacoit was killed during an encounter with Miana Gondal police at Mauza Sanda on Saturday night.The area police were on routine patrolling when they signaled to stop three motorcyclists… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Oct 142018
 
PTV bite the dust in Quaid-i-Azam Trophy

ISLAMABAD: PTV has bitten the dust as department suffered the decisive blow at the hands of ZTBL in the Quaid-I-Azam Trophy match at the Pindi Stadium Sunday.Resuming at the overnight score of 207 for 5, PTV could add just 34 runs before being bowled out for 241 leaving ZTBL score 84 runs for win which they achieved losing one wicket in the process. Pacer Nasim Shah ripped apart PTV second innings picking up 6-59. For PTV Taimoor Khan (61) and Hassan Mohsin (47) were the only notable run getters.PTV is now in danger of relegation as it trails ZTBL on the points table. ZTBL have 15 points against nine so far gathered by PTV. Both departmental teams have tough last round match ahead of them. There are high doubts whether the two departments would be in a position to add more points to their tally.Scores: PTV 158 all out in 55.3 overs (M Irfan Jr. 35, Saud Shakeel 25, Hasan Mohsin 24, Imran Khan 4-54, M Ali 3-22, Luqman Butt 2-47) and 241 all out in 76.1 (Taimoor Khan 62, Hassan Mohsin 47, Adnan Mehmood 32, Nasim Shah 6-59).Multan Stadium, Multan: Karachi Region White 600-6 in 161.1 overs (Shehzar M 265, Omair Bin Yousaf 163, Saad Ali 129, Ghulam Rehman 2-105, Ali Usman 2-155) and 73-5 in 29 overs (Saad Ali 41, 138 balls, 4x4s, Ali Usman 2-9)Multan Region 260 all out in 107 overs (Yousaf Babar 77, Imran Rafiq 47, M Sami 2-32, Abdullah Muakaddam 2-58, Waqar Anwar 2-59) [Read More…]

Oct 142018
 
Australia have tried too hard to be aggressive: Anderson

LONDON: Australia’s cricketers have sometimes “tried too hard to be aggressive” as they sought to live up to a traditional stereotype of what is expected from them, England’s James Anderson said on Sunday.“They have tried too hard to be that stereotypical Australian team that are aggressive and go hard at people,” Anderson, 36, told the BBC.Anderson said new Australia captain Tim Paine was “a genuinely nice guy” and was also complimentary about other team members.“Mitchell Starc is not naturally aggressive despite being a fast bowler and even Steve Smith is a really good bloke — there is no real malice with anything he does — so it was really out of character,” said Anderson. Click for detailed story

Oct 142018
 
India humble WI by 10 wkts in 2nd Test

HYDERABAD, India: Paceman Umesh Yadav claimed a match haul of 10 wickets to lead India to a series sweep against the West Indies with a win inside three days in the second Test on Sunday.The hosts chased down their 72-run target in just 16.1 overs in an extended final session to win by 10 wickets.Prithvi Shaw and Lokesh Rahul, both on 33, remained unbeaten. The 18-year-old Shaw hit the winning boundary as the world’s top Test side registered their 10th successive series triumph on home soil.India have not lost a Test series at home since 2012, when they went down to England 1-2. Yadav, who returned overall match figures of 10-133 — his maiden 10-wicket haul in 40 Tests — taking four wickets in the West Indies’ second innings.“Not many people realise but he is a very, very talented bowler. He can bowl you unplayable deliveries every now and then which we experience in the nets all the time,” skipper Virat Kohli said of the paceman. “It’s just that he is gaining more confidence about his own game.” Sunil Ambris top-scored with 38, offering some resistance with skipper Jason Holder for the seventh-wicket, but the tourists were bowled out for just 127 in the final session. Ravindra Jadeja ended their stand, getting Holder caught behind for 19 and then trapping Ambris lbw.Yadav had rattled the West Indies top order earlier, sending back opener Kraigg Braithwaite on the second delivery of the innings.Shai Hope then scored a gritty 28 before falling [Read More…]

Oct 142018
 
Battle Front bags Toru Khan Cup

LAHORE: Battle Front claimed the Toru Khan Cup in a surprise run that left behind the favourite Town Girl and the other most followed horses at the Lahore Race Club on Sunday.In this cup race Town Girl was favourite but Battle Front claimed the first position with a clear margin. It was the top place for On the Spot Win in the opening race with Head Line made it to the second place while the favourite Baa Atibar slipped to third position. Another faourite Dance of Life was fourth.In the second race, Neeli The Great was believed for a fluke and it setteled for a first position while favourite Miss Ravi Road became second and New Pari was third.The third race, which went by the book saw finishing in favour of Dil Di Ruba that stood ahead of Khan Jee and Sweet Miracle that were second and third respectively.The fourth race was Toru Khan Cup and the winner was Battle Front, which was expected for a fluke while Town Girl gained the second place and an unknown Black Secret pushed aside others to be third.The fifth race had Don’t Stop Me as the winner with Fancy Boy becoming second and Safdar Princess third. However, one of the favourites Neeli De Malika falls to fourth place. In the final race of the day, Candle was favourite and was also the winner while Piyara Sayeen was second and Vegas finished third. Click for detailed story

Oct 142018
 
Girls U-18 doubles title goes to Laiba, Amal

LAHORE: Raja Zulqarnain Haider (Punjab) won the U-18 Single Title and Alja Tariq (Balochistan) won the U-18 single Championships.In the Boys U-16 Single Qari Adnan from Khyber Paktunkhawa and in the Girls U-16 Single Sumaiya Tariq from Balochistan won the title. Umar Khan from Khyber Pakhtunkhawa took the U-14 Boys Single title.In the Boys Doubles U-18 Raja Zulqarnain Haider & Tayyab Shafiq (Punjab) won the title and in Girls U-18 Doubles Amal Munib & Laiba Masood (Punjab) won the title.Khalid Mahmood Secretary General Pakistan Olympic Association was the chief guest of the final ceremony and distributed trophies, cash award and certificates amongst the finalists. Total Prize money of the tournament was 150000— Rs.Sambenthen Sivaperumal Development officer of Badminton Asia, Mr Pervaiz Ahmad Secretary Election commission of POA, Miss Ada Jaffery Secretary Education commission POA and Wajid Ali Chaudhry Secretary PBF were also present at the occasion.Results Boys Single U-18: Raja Zulqarnain Haider (Punjab) beat Tayyab Shafiq (Punjab) by 21-16, 21-17Girls Single U-18: Alja Tariq (Balochistan) beat Amal Munib (Punjab) by 21-15, 15-21, 21-11Boys Single U-14: Umar Khan (Khyber Pakhtunkhawa) beat Saad Amir (Punjab) by 21-18, 21-11Boys Single U-16: Qari Adnan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) beat Raza Ali Adil (Punjab) by 21-19, 21-19Girls Single U-16: Sumiya Tariq (Balochistan) beat Zainab Chauhdry (Punjab) by 21-5, 21-9Girls U-18 Doubles: Laiba Masoud & Amal Munib (Punjab) beat Alja Tariq & Masooma (Balochistan) by 21-15, 21-17Boys Double U-18: Raja Zulqarnain Haider (Punjab) bear Abdullah & Zubair Shah (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) by 25-27, 21-13, 21-18. Click for detailed story