Soccer Legend Maradona Quits as Coach of UAE’s Al Fujairah Club

April 28, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Diego Maradona resigned as coach of United Arab Emirates second division soccer club Al Fujairah on Friday after his team failed to gain promotion, his lawyer Matias Morla announced. Argentine legend Maradona, a former World Cup winner and one of football’s most divisive figures, said he was stepping down after […]

Saim Ayub’s 161 Helps Pakistan Under-16 Win T20 Against Australia

Saim Ayub struck an unbeaten 161 not out as Pak-U16 beat Aus-U16 by 3 wickets chasing 258nruns. Australia won the series by 3-2. April 28, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Pakistan won the last T20 match by seven wickets on Friday. In the last one-day match on Thursday, Pakistan had overpowered Australia by two wickets. In the […]

Gautam Gambhir Wants India to Ban Pakistanis From All Industries

April 27, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir has said that India should ban Pakistanis from all industries, including music and film industries instead of just focusing on ending cricketing ties between the two countries. Gambhir said conditional boycott is not enough for improving India-Pakistan relations. “Merely boycotting cricketing ties with Pakistan will not […]

Billionaire Shahid Khan Submits 1 Billion Pound Bid For Wembley Stadium

April 27, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Pakistan-born American billionaire Shahid Khan, the owner of NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, has submitted a whopping one billion pound bid to acquire London’s iconic Wembley Stadium. “I promise Wembley WILL still be the cradle of English football,” said Khan after he made an £950 million offer to the UK’s Football Association. […]

Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik Announce First Pregnancy in Real Sporty Fashion

April 24, 2018 — Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik announced on Monday the couple is expecting their first child. The sports couple posted a picture on their Twitter accounts of a baby vest and a feeding bottle between two T-shirts bearing their names. It was accompanied by the hashtag #BabyMirzaMalik. […]

Afghan Wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad Fined After Playing for Pakistan Club

(DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Trouble-prone Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been fined after he was caught playing for a Pakistani cricket club without permission, an Afghan official said on Monday. Shahzad has been ordered to pay 300 000 Afghanis (about $4 400) and return to Afghanistan after taking part in a local tournament in Peshawar, the capital […]

[TALENT SPOTTED] Pakistan’s Newest 15-Year-Old Speedster in the Making

Meet Nasim Shah, the 15-year-old Peshawar born, who is making rounds on the internet after the video showing him bowling some jaw breaking bouncers went viral. The Pakistani teenager played Pepsi U16 in 2016 from Peshawar and now associated with ZTBL in Grade-2 tournament 2018. He also took 3/22 and 3/29 against Australia U16 in […]

Annual Qarlasht Festival Kicks Off in Chitral–Pakistan’s Northernmost Tourist Resort (PICS)

In order to encourage youth to take part in healthy activities the DC Chitral personally undertook rock climbing. (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — A four-day festival kicked off on Thursday in Chitral, the northernmost part of Pakistan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Chitral, the largest district of KP, shares border with Gilgit-Baltistan to the east, with Kunar, Badakshan and […]

After Maria Sharapova, US Comedian Jeremy McLellan Says He Doesn’t know who Sachin Tendulkar Is

Australian journalist Dennis Freedman got American Comedian Jeremy McLellan on his show to discuss what he says Pakistan, cricket, spy pigeons and make jokes. Jeremy McLellan is a stand up comedian and Freedman is a funny guy who has already won our hearts by incessantly trolling Indian cricket fans though he wouldn’t admit he means […]

Happy 8th Wedding Anniversary of Sania Mirza And Shoaib Malik

It has been eight years since Indo-Pak’s favorite couple, Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik tied the knot, and all this time the two have really stood by each other. Mirza, an ace tennis player from India, married Malik, top cricketer from Pakistan, on April 12, 2010. The couple soon became eye-candy of millions of fans […]

Is Pakistan Safe To Play International Cricket?

AASIF SHEIKH — Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been taking measures for the revival of cricket in Pakistan and over the period of time, this has proven to be moving in the right direction. In the last 3 years, with the Introduction of the PSL which was hosted in UAE in the first year and […]

Wasim Akram Refutes Joining Any Political Party

Pakistan newspapers have reported that legendary left-arm pacer Wasim Akram is joining Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Speaking to Gulf News from Pakistan Akram said: “I do support Imran bhai (brother) but I haven’t joined any political party.” Akram considers Khan as one who helped him a lot in his career and taught him […]

Islamabad United Snatch Back PSL Champions Trophy from Peshawar Zalmi

(PKONWEB Report) — The Islamabad United on Sunday snatched PSL Champions Trophy from the reigning champs Peshawar Zalmi beating them by scoring 154 runs for 7 wickets at the sprawling National Stadium in Karachi which had not hosted an international level match for a decade due to security issues in the mega city. The capital […]

Great Homecoming for International Cricket to Karachi the City of Lights After 9 Years

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif advised the foreign players not to miss out on trying traditional ‘Bundu Khan Ke Kebab’ while they are still in Karachi. (PKONWEB Report) –  A jubilant crowd of thousands has thronged the Karachi National Stadium today for the Pakistan Super League 3rd Edition final between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi […]

Big Time Cricket Returns to Karachi After 9 Years With PSL Final Today

(PKONWEB Report) – More than 15,000 security personnel have been deployed for Sunday’s finale of Pakistan Super League 3rd Edition at the National Stadium in Karachi– Pakistan’s economic powerhouse and the City of Lights. The Sindh province’s capital and country’s financial center is hosting the international-level cricket match after a gap of 9 years. Islamabad […]

PSL 2018: Peshawar Zalmi Beat Quetta Gladiators in Last-Ball Thriller

Peshawar Zalmi survive Quetta all-rounder Anwar Ali’s onslaught to scrape home by one run in PSL Eliminator Peshawar Zalmi defeated Quetta Gladiators by just one run in a tense Eliminator of the Pakistan Super League to inch closer to a spot in the final at Karachi on March 25. Quetta all-rounder Anwar Ali launched a […]

Brian Lara Reveals Which Bowler Made Him ‘Feel Stupid’

Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara has revealed that Pakistan left-arm seamer Wasim Akram “always made me feel stupid”. Lara is without a doubt one of the best batsmen to have ever played the game and currently holds the record for the highest Test score of 400 not out. However, while the 48-year-old played against […]