Category: Sports

Sania and Veena’s Twitter feud gets ugly

It all started when Sania Mirza came out in defence of her husband’s viral video sitting at a Sheesha Bar, to which Veena Malik showed concern for her baby and the cricket team’s health. The tweet led to a clash between the two with Sania saying she doesn’t need parenting tips and telling Veena to mind her own business.

Sarfraz claims players are lobbying against captaincy

The 32-year-old Pakistan cricket team captain, Sarfraz Ahmed has accused Imad Wasim, Wahab Riaz, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq and Shoaib Malik for conspiring against his captaincy and willingly not playing well especially in the India vs Pakistan match. Apparently, the lobby within the team wants Imad Wasim to be the captain after the World Cup.

Boxer Amir Khan hopes to avenge Pakistan’s World cup defeat

British-Pakistani boxer Amir King claimed that he will avenge Pakistan’s loss against India in the World Cup match by knocking India’s boxer Neeraj Goyat in their upcoming fight in Saudi Arabia on July 12. Khan also offered to help Pakistan cricket team by giving fitness advise as he believes the team has talent but lacks strength and focus.

Sania Mirza unhappy about viral video targeting husband

After a video of Sania Mirza along with her husband Shoaib Malik and cricketer Imam-ul-Haq ahead of Pak/Ind clash went viral and players excessively criticised, Indian tennis star took to Twitter to school the person for making video without their consent. The fans were particularly angry about causal behaviour of cricketers before the crucial clash.

Armed forces to be deployed for the India-Pakistan clash

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to deploy armed police officers around the Old Trafford stadium ahead of the 16th June match between the two arch-rivals. The politically unstable relationships between Pakistan and India have required ICC to lookout for all kinds of suspicious activities for the most sought after clash of the World Cup.

Disappointed cricket fan made famous by memes found

Mohammad Akhtar – the cricket fan, who had travelled three hours to enjoy the Pakistan vs Australia match, was captured looking utterly disappointed as Asif Ali dropped a fairly easy catch. Akhtar’s expressions became fodder for a viral meme. People on social media used it to express their disappointment for everything from cricket to politics to every daily life matter.

Pakistani climbs world’s 4th highest peak without supporting oxygen

Sirbaz Khan has become the first Pakistani to successfully ascend the world’s fourth highest mountain, Mount Lhotse’s 8,516 meters high peak on Nepal-Tibet border, without using supplemental oxygen. Sirbaz completed the summit on May 14 at 9:47 am, and his team was the first to scale Lhotse this year as they fixed ropes along the peak to open the mountain for other climbers.

PCB reiterates support for Inzamam, Arthur; refutes media report

The PCB in a statement issued on Wednesday strongly refuted “fictitious” media reports that suggest the board has decided to part ways with chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq and coach Mickey Arthur. PCB in their statement have stated that the future of the chief selector, coach and the player support personnel will be reviewed following the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

PCB not to renew contract of Mickey Arthur and Inzamam

The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided not to renew chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq and head coach Mickey Arthur’s contracts, which ends with the conclusion of World Cup in mid-July. Former captain Aamir Sohail is already being considered as the chief selector in place of Inzamam, while it yet to be decided if a foreigner or a local player will replace Arthur.

‘Chacha Cricket’ to receive the Global Sports Fan Award during World Cup 2019

Chacha Cricket, Chaudhry Abdul Jalil, will be honoured with the Global Sports Fan award in the United Kingdom during the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England. The 70-year-old, usually seen supporting the Pakistani team while branding the national flag and wearing green clothes, will be awarded on June 14 in Manchester for his 50-years of cricket fandom.