Tag Archives: Hopes

Irish duo boosts Open venue hopes

The back-to-back US Open successes of Ulstermen Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy has brought the prospect of the British Open returning to Northern Ireland a step closer, the Royal & Ancient’s top

Budget hopes help recovery

Friday saw a bullish trend in trading activity at the volume-starved Karachi Stock Exchange on expectations of ‘favorable’ announcements in the forthcoming State Bank’s discount rate policy and the federal budget. On

Pakistan, WI pin hopes on young guns

CASTRIES – After meeting in a lopsided World Cup quarter-final, West Indies and Pakistan begin a series of eight internationals with a Twenty20 on Thursday. Pakistan dumped the Caribbean side out of the World Cup with a 10-wicket rout in Bangladesh, but both teams are vastly changed for their very first Twenty20 at Beausejour Stadium. West Indies will miss the explosive hitting of former captain Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard, while the experienced Guyanese Ramnaresh Sarwan and