Pakistani pacer Naseem Shah walks towards his bowling mark during the first day of the 1st Test against Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi on Wednesday. Associated Press
The series held major significance for a host nation deprived of all forms of international cricket for almost a decade. Pakistan had been forced to play its home series outside the country, mostly in the United Arab Emirates, since 2009.
Pakistan’s captain Azhar Ali thanked Sri Lanka on Tuesday for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour there in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009
Abid Ali was once shunned by Pakistan selectors who thought he was overweight, but his persistence and patience paid off as he set a world first in the homecoming Test
This is the region’s first tournament of the quick-fire tennis format, which will see some of the world’s finest players go head-to-head in a series of fast-paced knock-out matches to see who gets the championship title and Dhs500,000 prize.
The “Ironman” is a triathlon race, similar to a marathon. It begins with swimming, then cycling, and ends with running. The total distance of competitions is 113km in the three competitions...
Chasing, Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock gave Mumbai an explosive start with a blistering fifty-run partnership for the first wicket. After the departure of the openers Mumbai lost wickets in bulk as Bangalore bowlers ripped through their middle and lower order.