Author Archives: Asher Butt

Pucci respects tenacious Bashir

Bruno Pucci declared that he enjoyed watching Bashir Ahmad’s win over Shannon Wiratchai in April and promised to show the same level of grittiness in Jakarta. The Pakistani faced Shannon in Kings

Confident Pakistan face unbeaten West Indies

Two unfamiliar foes with impressive pedigrees in cricket’s shortest format meet as Pakistan conclude their short tour of the West Indies with two Twenty20 Internationals in St Vincent on Saturday (July 27)

Pakistan restrict West Indies to 242/7

Junaid Khan’s three-wicket haul helped Pakistan restrict West Indies to 242 for seven in 50 overs in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) match of the series at Gros Islet on

PCB to appeal IHC judgement

The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided, in principle, to file an intra-court appeal with the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the judgement passed by the same court, which had earlier called for

Bravo guides slow West Indies progress

Dwayne Bravo with his responsible innings of 54 runs lifted the West Indies from flip-flop to progress in the second one-day international here at the Providence Stadium, Guyana on Tuesday. Pakistan’s spinners

Sharapova withdraws from Stanford

Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from next week’s Bank of the West Classic at Stanford because of a left hip injury suffered during Wimbledon. Tournament director Kim Hall said in a statement Monday

Nadal confirmed for Cincinnati

Rafael Nadal has been confirmed as a scheduled participant in the ATP Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati next month. Having already been named in the field for the Rogers Cup Masters event

Martina Hingis inducted into Hall of Fame

Martina Hingis became one of the youngest members of the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday. The five-time Grand Slam champion was officially inducted into the Hall of Fame at the