US Open T20 brings great economic impact

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 2,976 total views,  31 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: The recently concluded US Open T20 tournament staged by Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) at the Central Broward Regional Park was a shot in the arm financially for many businesses in the Broward area. A study of the economic impact that the tournament brought revealed there was a boost of around USD$5M at the end of the five-day tournament. This was welcome news for many businesses who have been struggling with the advent of the Covid 19 Pandemic. The tournament which was played…

Why Netflix Is Increasing Cost Of Subscription For Customers?

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 2,822 total views,  29 views today As Britain enters the new-lockdown Netflix Inc raised its subscription charges for millions of stay-at-home customers on Wednesday. The streaming services for entertainment increases its price for the most demanded two-screen standard subscription by 1 pound to 9.99 pounds ($13.60) per month. For the premium subscribers, the price is hiked from 2 pounds to 13.99 pounds per month. On Wednesday a Netflix spokesman told, “This year we’re spending over $1 billion (736 million pounds) in the UK on new, locally made films, series, and documentaries, helping to create…

Travel, trade may resume within a week to Qatar, says UAE

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 2,313 total views,  29 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ Arab states boycotting Qatar could resume travel and trade links with Doha within a week under a United States-backed deal, but restoring diplomatic ties requires more time as parties work to rebuild trust, a United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Thursday. Gulf powerhouse Saudi Arabia announced the breakthrough in ending a bitter dispute at a summit on Tuesday, with its foreign minister saying Riyadh and its allies would restore all ties with Doha severed in mid-2017. UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar…

HBL PSL 2021 schedule announced

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 504 total views,  34 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.psl-t20.com/ Lahore, 8 January 2021: Karachi Kings will begin from where they finished their successful HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 campaign by taking on 2019 champions Quetta Gladiators in the opening fixture of the 2021 edition at the National Stadium on 20 February. On the following day, 2020 finalists Lahore Qalandars will take on 2017 winners Peshawar Zalmi in a day fixture, while two-time winners Islamabad United will square off against Multan Sultans in the evening. The 30-day 34-match tournament will culminate with the…

New Zealand Tops ICC Test Rankings With 118 Points

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 2,827 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.bolnews.com/ Victory over Pakistan has sent Kane Williamson’s side New Zealand to the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team Rankings. According to ICC, New Zealand has achieved the feat for the first time in rankings history. New Zealand now have 118 points and leading the charts. Kane Williamson has played a major role in New Zealand’s rise to the top. Williamson leapfrogged that formidable duo with three centuries, including two double centuries in his last six innings. They have achieved the feat for…

England pass coronavirus tests in Sri Lanka after Moeen blow

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 999 total views “England captain Joe Root arrived with the rest of the team on Sunday. ©AFP” /> Colombo (AFP) – The England cricket team all passed coronavirus tests after all-rounder Moeen Ali was found to have Covid-19 and have been cleared to start restricted training in Sri Lanka on Wednesday, a spokesman said. Moeen was found to have the coronavirus shortly after the squad arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday and has been put in isolation in a hotel away from the other players. The result was an early blow…

‘Misbah, Waqar not coaches’

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 619 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ LAHORE: Former Test medium-fast bowler turned coach Aaqib Javed has lambasted the performance of the Pakistan men’s team and termed the incumbent head coach Misbah-ul-Haq and fast bowling coach Waqar Younis as “not coaches”. In a Meet the Press programme organised by the Sports Journalists Association of Lahore (SJAL) here on Tuesday, Aaqib, who is also the head coach of Lahore Qalandars, said that the decision of not extending Mickey Arthur’s contract was a mistake on the part of the current PCB management. “How can…

Bitcoin breaks above $35,000 to touch new high

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 2,546 total views,  29 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ Bitcoin traded above $35,000 for the first time in Asia on Wednesday, rising to a high of $35,879 and extending a rally that has seen the digital currency rise more than 800 per cent since mid-March of 2020. The world’s most popular cryptocurrency had crossed $20,000 for the first time ever almost three weeks ago on Dec 16, 2020. At that time it hit an all-time peak of $20,800, gaining more than 170pc over the previous year, buoyed by demand from larger investors…

Qureshi back in the runs

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 2,245 total views,  29 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: Hard-hitting all-rounder Zishawn Qureshi was back among the runs on Sunday hitting 54 for Maq Stars but this could not help them stave off defeat at the hands of Tigers at the Maq Stadium in Delray Beach, Florida. Qureshi did not have the best of times at the US Open T20 getting a highest of 21 but did well with the ball. Sunday he clobbered the Tigers attack to all parts of the ground in scoring a rapid half-century that will now…

CCUSA hosts President’s Cup

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 1,365 total views,  1 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) will host the inaugural President’s Cup in Tampa, Florida on February 13 and 14. This was revealed by the chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi who said that a deal has been struck with cricket officials in Tampa led by Mahalad Prahlad Madabushi. The tournament will see four teams battling for the first prize of $10,000 and all matches will be carried ‘live’ on MaqTv. Speaking to News925 Qureshi said: “We have been in talks with Prahlad and there…