Ertugrul proves motivating force for Pakistan, says Azhar ahead of must-win England Test
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Ertugrul proves motivating force for Pakistan, says Azhar ahead of must-win England Test

SOUTHAMPTON, Thursday, August 20, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): Turkish TV blockbuster Ertugrul is being used as an unlikely motivator for the Pakistan team ahead of their must-win third Test clash against England, captain Azhar Ali said on Thursday. The 35-year-old added they were in a good state of mind despite the crushing disappointment of losing the first […]

Former Indian captain MS Dhoni announces retirement from international cricket
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Former Indian captain MS Dhoni announces retirement from international cricket

NEW DELHI, Saturday, August 15, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL): Indian wicketkeeper-batsman and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday in a cryptic message posted on Instagram. Dhoni, who turned 39 in July, quit Test cricket in 2014 and has not played a limited overs match for India since taking a break […]

Amir to join Pakistan squad in England after child's birth
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Amir to join Pakistan squad in England after child’s birth

LAHORE, Monday, July 20, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL): Fast bowler Mohammad Amir, who had initially pulled out of the England tour, will join the Pakistan squad following the birth of his second daughter last week, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Monday. The white-ball specialist and masseur Mohammad Imran underwent Covid-19 tests on Monday and they […]

T20 World Cup in Australia postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic
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T20 World Cup in Australia postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic

CANBERRA, Monday, July 20, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): The men’s T20 World Cup due to take place in Australia from October 18 has been postponed until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Cricket Council announced on Monday. Officials said they now hoped to stage the tournament from October to November 2021. There will also […]

Pakistani cricketer Kashif Bhatti tests positive for coronavirus in England
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Pakistani cricketer Kashif Bhatti tests positive for coronavirus in England

LAHORE, Thursday, July 16, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) shared on Thursday that it has requested an update from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) regarding spinner Kashif Bhatti testing positive for the coronavirus. “Kashif Bhatti’s matter now falls under England board’s jurisdiction,” said the PCB. It also clarified that the player […]

Three members of Pakistan tour party to England test positive for Covid-19
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Three members of Pakistan tour party to England test positive for Covid-19

RAWALPINDI, Monday, June 22, 2020 (The Guardian/WNP/DL): Pakistan’s tour of England appears to be in the balance, with three of their players having tested positive for Covid-19 and a further batch of results set to be published in the next 24 hours. A 28-man squad to cover three Tests in August and the Twenty20 series […]

Waqar Younis urges Afridi, Gambhir to end social media war
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Waqar Younis urges Afridi, Gambhir to end social media war

ISLAMABAD, Monday, June 01, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): The national team’s bowling coach and former fast bowling legend, Waqar Younis, has called on Shahid Afridi and Gautam Gambhir to end their social media war, and for India and Pakistan to resume playing cricket. After being fierce on-field rivals, Pakistan’s Afridi and former Indian opener Gambhir have become […]

Pakistan - a favorable destination for mountaineering, extreme sports; Moin ul Haque discloses to French writers
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Pakistan – a favorable destination for mountaineering, extreme sports; Moin ul Haque discloses to French writers

PARIS, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 (WNP/DL): The French and European alpinists, trekkers, skiers, and adventure sports enthusiasts are choosing Pakistan as their preferred destination. Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque said while talking to Ms. Berenice Rocfort and Ms. Emilie Brouze, the two French writers and journalists who co-authored the book “Winter in […]