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New Zealand opt to bowl in first Sri Lanka Test

New Zealand opt to bowl in first Sri Lanka Test

WELLINGTON (AFP) – New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl on a green wicket in the first Test against Sri Lanka at Wellington s Basin Reserve on Saturday.Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson said he expected the pitch would suit his three-pronged pace attack, comprising Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Neil Wagner.”There s obviously a bit […]

Turkey, Saudi leaders could meet for first time since Khashoggi murder

Turkey, Saudi leaders could meet for first time since Khashoggi murder

ANKARA (AFP) – Turkey s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan could meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina next week, a spokesman said Thursday, amid tensions over journalist Jamal Khashoggi s murder.Such a meeting would be the first face-to-face encounter between Erdogan and the crown prince since the […]

Pakistan receives first tranche of financial package from KSA

Pakistan receives first tranche of financial package from KSA

ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan on Monday received first tranche of financial package of US$1 billion signed between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.A spokesperson from the State Bank of Bank (SBP) confirmed on Monday that Pakistan had received $1 billion from Saudi Arabia.The remaining US$2 billion was expected to arrive in Pakistan in the next few days, the […]

Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya returnees, but UN warns against rushing

Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya returnees, but UN warns against rushing

YANGON/COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH:Myanmar officials said on Sunday the country was ready to receive more than 2,000 Rohingya Muslims sheltering in Bangladesh on Nov. 15, the first group from 5,000 people to be moved under a deal between the neighbours struck last month.But more than 20 individuals on a list of potential returnees submitted by Bangladesh have […]

Great news for the Global Squash players, first time in history Game will be represented in the Japan Olympics 2020 ,  Hassan Gul

Great news for the Global Squash players, first time in history Game will be represented in the Japan Olympics 2020 ,  Hassan Gul

Islamabad November, 8, 2018 by S.M.Hasnain Great news for the Global Squash players, first time in history Game will be represented in International Olympics 2020 will be held in Japan, Pakistan junior player and promoter Hassan Gul who is working in Squash goods manufacturing and promoting company “SQUASHWORK” presented his services to World Squash Federation for […]

England blood Burns, Foakes in first Test against Sri Lanka

England blood Burns, Foakes in first Test against Sri Lanka

(AFP) – England gave debuts to opener Rory Burns and wicketkeeper Ben Foakes as they won the toss and chose to bat on the first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Tuesday.Surrey left-hander Burns will have the tough job of replacing Alistair Cook, who retired this year, as opener.Foakes, Burns s […]

International Conference to promote Adventure tourism in Pakistan concluded in Paris

International Conference to promote Adventure tourism in Pakistan concluded in Paris

Paris, 26th October 2018. First ever International Conference on the majestic mountains of Pakistan was successfully held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris yesterday. More than five hundred enthusiasts of alpinism, adventure sports and tourism from many European countries including Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland and United Kingdom attended the conference.  Ambassadors of many […]

Pakistan set target of 462 runs against Australia in first Test

Pakistan set target of 462 runs against Australia in first Test

DUBAI  – Pakistan on Wednesday have set a target of 462 runs against Australia in first Test at the Dubai International Stadium. Pakistan scored 181/6 with lead of 461 runs in their second innings.Earlier on Tuesday, Pakistan were 45-3 in their second innings of the first Test against Australia in Duabi, having an overall lead […]

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