|Afridi back in second T20 today |
DUBAI: Pakistan will play England today in the second and final match in two-match Twenty20 series being played here at Dubai Sports City stadium, Geo News reported Saturday.
Pak Cricket team Manager Yawar Saeed told Geo News that Shahid Afridi will part of the team in the match, will replace Khalid Lateef.
Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik said yesterday, "With Shahid (Afridi) back in the team, I am hopeful that we will bounce back tomorrow."
Regular Pakistan Twenty20 captain Afridi, who was serving a two-match suspension for tampering the ball, returns to the team as a player.
Malik will continue to lead the side in the second and final match of the series on Saturday.
|Modi denies SA to host Champions League |
LONDON: Champions League Twenty20 chairman Lalit Modi says no definite decision has been taken on where this year's event will take place.more
|Woods apologizes for 'selfish' behavior |
PONTE VEDRA BEACH: An emotional Tiger Woods apologized for his "irresponsible and selfish behavior" Friday as the golf superstar broke his s ... more
| ||Younis Khan loses his cool |
KARACHI: Younis Khan, the former Pakistan captain, dragged a spectator into the dressing room in front of television cameras before walking ... more
| ||Ponting hails unbeaten summer |
MELBOURNE: The only other time Australia went through a home summer unbeaten in Tests and ODIs, Ricky Ponting was 26, Steve Waugh was captai ... more
| ||Strauss escapes glare in Australian bush: report |
SYDNEY: Andrew Strauss is taking a break from the pressures of the England cricket team captaincy in an isolated village in the state of Vic ... more
| ||Asia begins 2011 World Cup countdown |
NEW DELHI: The International Cricket Council on Friday marked a year’s countdown to the World Cup by promising a successful event in India, ... more
| ||Waqar open to permanent coaching role |
DUBAI: Waqar Younis, the former Pakistan fast bowler and bowling coach, would be open to the prospect of taking on a broader coaching role w ... more
| ||Pietersen asks Fletcher to analyze decline |
LONDON: Kevin Pietersen has asked former England coach Duncan Fletcher to help him work out why his batting performances have dipped.
Pie ... more
| ||Smith, Van Zyl stay until World Cup |
JOHANNESBURG: South African captain Graeme Smith and interim coach Corrie van Zyl were appointed on Friday to lead South Africa until after ... more
| ||Malir thrash Al-Noor in KCL |
KARACHI: Malir Gymkhana won their second successive match when they defeated Al-Noor Gymkhana by six wickets in their Group D match of the K ... more
| ||Bond, Styris return to one-day squad |
HAMILTON, New Zealand: The experienced pair of Shane Bond and Scott Styris have returned to the New Zealand squad for the one-dayers and the ... more
| ||Juventus, Liverpool win first games in Europa League |
LONDON: Former European champions Juventus and Liverpool won their first games in this season’s Europa League on Thursday.
While Liverpoo ... more
| ||Rooney ready for hot reception at his former club |
LONDON: Wayne Rooney returns to the club where he made his name when Manchester United travels to Everton on Saturday (today).
The Englan ... more
| ||Football Cup begins next week |
KARACHI: The KPT-PPF Football Cup will start here at the KPT Sports Complex and Quaid-e-Azam Sports Complex from next Tuesday.
The sp ... more
| ||Busquets sees Real clash as La Liga decider |
MADRID: Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets believes an April showdown with bitter rivals Real Madrid will decide the Spanish league title ... more
| ||Real Madrid wants Mourinho for 2010-11 season |
MADRID: Real Madrid want Inter Milan’s Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho to replace embattled Manuel Pellegrini next season, sports daily Marca ... more
| ||Tanzeem Sports record 2-0 win |
KARACHI: Tanzeem Sports launched their mission in Sports 360 Club Football League Championship 2010 with authoritative 2-0 win over Young Gr ... more
| ||Sampdoria in stern Inter test |
ROME: Confident and in good form after four straight wins, Sampdoria visit Serie A leaders Inter Milan on Saturday (today) with warm support ... more
| ||PHF happy with World Cup security in India |
KARACHI: Pakistan seem all set to give a formal go-ahead for their team’s participation in the Hockey World Cup on Saturday (today) after th ... more
| ||Medals Table |
Rank Country G S B Total
1 USA 6 5 7 18
2 Germany 4 4 3 11
3 Norway 3 3 2 8
4 Canada 3 3 1 7
5 South Kore ... more
| ||Maria Riesch wins super-combi |
VANCOUVER: Maria Riesch joined best friend Lindsey Vonn as an Alpine gold medallist at the Vancouver Olympics on Thursday, winning the super ... more
| ||Russia fumes over missed gold |
MOSCOW: Yevgeny Plushenko’s failure to defend his Winter Olympics figure skating title sparked a backlash in Russia with accusing fingers be ... more
| ||Vancouver visit inspires Phelps ahead of London |
VANCOUVER: A flying visit to the Winter Olympics has provided Michael Phelps with fresh inspiration to stay ahead of his younger rivals in t ... more
| ||Soderling beats Stakhovsky in Marseille |
MARSEILLE, France: Top-seeded Robin Soderling was extended by Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine just to get out of the second round of the Open 1 ... more
| ||Sharapova into semis, Roddick reaches quarters |
MEMPHIS, Tennessee: Top seed Maria Sharapova continued her march through the WTA Tour event here on Thursday, reaching the semifinals with a ... more
| ||Venus ends security agony |
DUBAI: Venus Williams put an end to the security agonies of the 2million dollar Dubai Open on Friday when she halted the remarkable run of t ... more
| ||Sattar wins Sindh Cup |
KARACHI: Abdul Sattar became the new provincial champion by overwhelming Umair Alam in the final of the 18th Sindh Cup Snooker League Tourna ... more
Aamir Khan falls in semis
KARACHI: Pakistan’s squash player Aamir Khan bowed out of the U19 semifinals of the Austrian Junior Open sq ... more
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