M. M. ALAM
LONDON: MP Bradford Barrister Imran Hussain speaking on the occasion of Quaid-e-Azam Sunday Cricket League’s 37th Annual Awards lauded the successes of all those taking part in the 2016 season and said: “Great to attend the Quaid-e-Azam Sunday Cricket League’s 37th Annual Awards recently to celebrate the successes of all those taking part in the 2016 season. The league does fantastic work in breaking down barriers for the sportsmen of tomorrow and I am proud to support it”.LONDON: Barrister Imran Hussain seen speaking on the occasion of Quaid-e-Azam Sunday Cricket League’s 37th Annual Awards ceremony.
ICC T20I Player Ranking: Babar Azam leads the rest once more!
KARACHI: The whitewash defeat that Pakistan inflected on the Windies (on 1st, 2nd and 3rd April) here enabled opener Babar Azam become the top-ranked batsman in ICC T20I Player Rankings once again. He is followed by Shadab Khan (leg-spinner) who is number two.
It is pertinent to mention here that in ICC T20I Player Rankings No. 1 Babar Azam scored 165 runs in the series while Shadab Khan took five scalps during the series.
As for the top ranking all-rounders, Maxwell is the No.1 all-rounder while Pakistani Shoaib Malik is No, 9.
3rd Match T20I: Pakistan whitewashes Windies
KARACHI: Venue was the National Stadium where huge crowd converged to witness the 3rd match between Green Shirts and Windies today. Finally, Pakistan whitewashed the Windies.
After winning the toss West Indies decided to bat first. Opener Andre Fletcher’s bat yielded 52 off 43 balls while Denesh scored 42 off 18 balls. The visitors managed to muster up 153-6.
Pakistan successfully chased the target and with Babar Azam’s 51 and Fakhar Zaman’s 40 managed to reach the goal 154-2 in 16.5 overs (that was their best total in three match).
— ICC (@ICC) April 3, 2018
— PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) April 3, 2018
With the eight-wicket victory Pakistan has strengthened its position as the top-ranked T-20I team.
EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS BY NPTV CORRESPONDENT REHMAT MURAD:
Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Usman Shinwari, Shaheen Afridi
West Indies: Jason Mohammed (captain), Samuel Badree, Rayad Emrit, Andre Fletcher, Keemo Paul, Rovman Powell, Denesh Ramdin, Marlon Samuels, Chadwick Walton, Andre McCarthy, Odean Smith
Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Ahsan Raza (PAK), ICC match referee: David Boon (AUS).
2nd T20I: Pakistan beats Windies by 82 runs taking 2-0 lead in the series
Cricket holds the city hostage, but Karachites are ready to pay the price!
KARACHI: Karachites are happily paying the price of proving to the world that theirs is a peaceful city that can host international cricket matches.
Yet Karachites interviewed by Newspakistan.tv have suggested that in future alternative traffic routes and closure of arteries should be planned in such a way that there is no hurdle to the commuters particular patients, students, and office going girls.
Presently, the traffic plan and checking by thousands of police and paramilitary personnel deployed to make the city hermetically secure has created difficulties for the general public. Even aficionados had problems reaching National Stadium Green Shirts clashed with the Windies.