Islamabad United stun Karachi Kings by five wickets

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 18,113 total views,  8 views today COURTESY BY: https://hamariweb.com/ Karachi Kings batsman Sharjeel Khan plays to the off side during his 59-ball 105 knock against Islamabad United during their PSL VI match at National Stadium Karachi on Wednesday. KARACHI: Sharjeel Khan’s splendid century went in vain as Islamabad United defeated Karachi Kings by five wickets in their Pakistan Super League (PSL) VI match at the National Stadium Karachi here on Wednesday night. Chasing formidable target of 197, Islamabad raced home with five balls to spare as their batsmen gave an overall excellent…

PCB to invite 50 per cent crowds for Karachi-leg matches

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 18,098 total views,  8 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.psl-t20.com/ The Pakistan Cricket Board has thanked the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) for allowing crowds up to 50 per cent for the HBL Pakistan Super League 2021 preliminary round matches and capacity crowds for the playoffs. However, following a careful review and keeping spectators’ health and safety at the forefront and taking into consideration the SOP implementation-related challenges, the PCB has decided to opt for 50 per cent crowds for all Karachi-leg matches with decision on increased crowds for Lahore-leg matches to be…

Qureshi’s upward curve continues 

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 32,385 total views,  1 views today SUNRISE/FL – USA: Zishawn Qureshi’s upward trend continues on Sunday as the right-hander struck a whirlwind 72 against Spartans in the GCCL T20 tournament at the Central Broward Regional Park in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday. Qureshi led the effort for Coconut Creek as they won the clash by 28 runs and will now play BCC Ignite to determine who meets Toofan in the championship match. Qureshi, who has gained a wealth of experience playing with international stars at the US Open T20 tournament, made the going…

Iran starts making uranium metal, sparks calls for restraint

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 146,869 total views,  77 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ PARIS: Russia and France on Thursday urged Iran to show restraint after it started producing uranium metal in a new breach of limits laid out in Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers. The UN’s nuclear watchdog in Vienna reported that Iran has started producing uranium metal in defiance of a 2015 deal with world powers on which ex-US president Donald Trump sensationally reneged in 2018. The move came as Iran warned that time was running out for new US president Joe Biden’s administration…

Rain kayoes President’s Cup

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 20,815 total views TAMPA/FL – USA: The weather forecast for this coming weekend is not favorable for cricket in Tampa and hence the inaugural MCL President’s Cup has been postponed. A directive sent out by the tournament committee at Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) indicated that on Saturday there is a 60 percent chance of rain and on Sunday a 90 percent chance, hence a decision was taken to postpone the matches. The committee is expected to convene a meeting soon to reschedule the tournament at a time when the weather will…

CCUSA on the move again

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 16,994 total views Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) continues to be the flag bearer for cricket in the United States and will host the President’s Cup in Tampa Florida this weekend. The Mahammad Qureshi-led cricket organization has become the sole body that has been working year-round in creating opportunities for cricketers. The President’s Cup comes on the heels of the US Open T20 cricket tournament that was held in December. In between these two tournaments, CCUSA has been hosting local matches at the Maq Stadium in Delray Beach. The President’s Cup this…

Zishawn looking forward to President’s Cup

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 10,456 total views MARGATE/FL- USA: All-rounder Zishawn Qureshi is looking forward to the inaugural MCL T20 President’s Cup which takes place in Orlando on February 13 and 14. Speaking to News925 Qureshi said: “I am really looking forward to this tournament because it is the next major tournament for me since playing at the US Open T20 in December. I am leading the Orlando Stars and looking forward to getting back out there in a seriously competitive environment. “I have been working on my fitness and really putting in the hours…

Farooq now officially MCL Pakistan president 

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 7,634 total views LAHORE – Pakistan: Special Assistant to Chief Minister of Punjab for Sports and Youth Affairs in Pakistan Malik Omar Farooq was handed his appointment letter by Major Cricket League (MCL) Pakistan member Asif Shams as the Honorary President of the league. Chairman and CEO of MCL Mahammad Qureshi who resides in America directed members of MCL Pakistan to make the trip to meet with Farooq to deliver the letter of appointment. The contents of the letter sent by Qureshi read: “It is with great pleasure that MCL Pakistan…

USA Cricket’s Godfather celebrates his birthday today

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 7,244 total views DELRAY BEACH/FL – USA: The man who has been dubbed the Godfather of cricket in America is celebrating his birthday today and instead of partying or pampering himself, he is out at the Maq Cricket Stadium working on the venue in order that they continue to stage matches there. Speaking to News925 he said that he has been administrating cricket for the past 21 years in America and he feels like a 21-year old. “I have been giving my time and money to cricket for the past 21…