Pakistan’s cricketer Abid Ali speaks during a press conference in Karachi on Monday. Agence France-Presse
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
Test cricket made its long-awaited return to Pakistan after a deadly attack in 2009, with the home team led by fast bowler Naseem Shah dominating Sri Lanka on Wednesday.
Riding on stupendous innings by Wriddhiman Saha, David Warner and an incredible bowling performance by Rashid Khan (3-7) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) trounced Delhi Capitals (DC) by 88 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL)
Serbian World No.1 Novak Djokovic secured a 7-6, 6-3 victory over compatriot Filip Krajinovic in the first round of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna, Austria, on Tuesday. With the first set going into a tie-break after each player
Virtual confirmation of a play-off berth will be at stake when a depleted Mumbai Indians (MI) take on a rampant Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in a blockbuster top-of-the-table Indian Premier League (IPL) clash on Wednesday.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Tuesday it will send a security assessment delegation to Pakistan this weekend with a view to the playing in the country in early 2021. If the tour goes ahead it will be South Africa’s first visit to Pakistan since 2007/08.