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Pakistan Super League (PSL) official ceremony: Darkness gone as stars shine

Isolated Pakistani cricket is going to enter the new era and this would be all about successes and efforts of cricket-loving Nation. The country who had faced drought of International cricket from a longtime got their home series this series in Pakistan, Zimbabwe’s tour to Pakistan as a ‘single drop of rain’ and here we have a lot with us. Pakistan will be having it’s own cricket league, which will surely be leaving behind all other the competitor leagues. There are so many names behind it, who did a lot to make it possible and provided an opportunity for Pakistanis to celebrate their un-official national game. As it was scheduled, PSL official event was held yesterday and as the had …

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Ahmed Shehzad’s wedding and PSL official ceremony pictures

In an event held on 19/09/15, the star batsman Ahmed Shehzad has geared up his status from bachelor to married. A good news for the young star and we wish him very best of luck for his new innings. All the very best ‘Selfie King’! No doubt another handsome bachelor and heartthrob has left his female stars heartbroken on the occasion. Many of them termed Sana Murad as the most successful woman, as she has got the most famous bachelor of Pakistani team. The trend ‘#AhmadKeShadi’ and  ‘AhmadWedsSana” had been top on Twitter during his marriage days. His bestie Afridi was along with him on the marriage occasion and their bromance was highly appreciated by the cricket-lovers. Both the stars …

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Ahmad Shahzad Going To Get Married on this Saturday, September 19

Earlier on Popular in Pakistan, we reported that Pakistani celebrity batsman Ahmad Shahzad is going to get married in September this year. Now, hearts are going to be broken on this Sat, September 19th, 2015 as Ahmad Shahzad himself has verified this news of his marriage on his official Twitter account. Well-known fashion designer Faraz Mannan will be styling outfit for groom and the bride.

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Pakistan Super League: Mashup of Cricket and Entertainment

After a long chaos, here is the big blow for the cricket-manic nation. In  a recent view, it seems that Pakistan Cricket Board is all set to gear the Pakistan Super League as marking February for its inauguration in Doha, Qatar. PSL will be the first one of its kind, as it will have International cricketers from across the world, Pakistani players and will have showbiz ‘tarka’ along with it, PCB vows. The mega event is scheduled to lighten up from February 4 2016 till February 24 2016; PCB placing their best efforts is in-talks with planners to make it better. As per 2016, it is scheduled that 5 sides will be playing 23 matches in the battle to win …

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The 5 Longest Sixes in International Cricket

In the modern era big hits rather sixes are a pretty common scenario in the game. And there are a huge number of gigantic hitters of the ball who are capable of clearing the ground by miles. Here is the list of top 5 batsmen who hit longest sixes of history. 1. Albert Trott The supreme place in the list is probably the oldest in this list. Albert Trott was a player for both England and Australia in the late 1800s. In 1899, he did strike a six that cleared the pavilion of the Lord’s Cricket Ground. 2. Shahid Afridi For one more moment, Shahid Afridi makes a presence in the place. It had been Pakistan’s match versus South Africa …

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Factory Worker to A Cricketer: Anwar Ali Story

The Story of Anwar Ali’s popularity to International Cricket, His blitz against the world’s number T20 team was nothing short of sensational clean striking but life wasn’t always kind to him. Anwar Ali father passed away in his young age. Being the single earner of family, he was instructed to work in a factory at 200/day salary. Small Anwar believed cricket as his life. He wasted his free time enjoying tape-ball cricket in the roads of Orangi Town, Karachi and staying in contact with the passion for his life. “I used to get Rs. 200 each day and that wasn’t sufficient for our family,” said Anwar in an interview. “At times, my mother couldn’t even extra Rs50 for me because …

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Shahid Afridi Talked to His Fans on Facebook

Hard-hitting all-rounder and Pakistan T20 International team Captain Shahid Afridi talked to his fans for 30 minutes during which his fans asked him many questions and Afridi replied to them in a good way. The post on his official Fan page on Facebook had a status update. Salaam everyone. I am available for live chat for 30 minutes in this post. Please ask your questions and I will try to answer. SAfridi Fans asked interesting questions showing love, respect and support for Shahid Afridi. Some of the notable questions and answers are given below. Summary of the comments could be that not only Pakistanis love Afridi but there are fans in India and all over the world. Shahid Afridi supports …

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T20 Pakistan Super League (PSL) logo to be launched soon by PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) revealed that it might release the official logo of its expected Twenty20 Super League on September 19. The conclusion on the place for the event will be taken in another 2 weeks period, said a high official. “We get 2 choices either contain the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as organized in February in Doha or hold back until April and sponsor it in Dubai along with other locations in the UAE,” he explained, when speaking with Press Trust of India.

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Telegraph ‘Test Cricket Captains Ranking Misbah ul Haq on top position

People known as him Tuk Tuk however he was the only person who saved his cricket team when it was near failure. He is Misbah ul Haq, who took control of the Test captaincy in 2010 when 3 of Pakistan cricket team players was banned for spot-fixing. Generating the Misbah ul Haq one of Pakistan’s best captain will never be incorrect. He made easy for his team to safe 3rd place in the Test match position. Under his cerebral command, Pakistan have defeated the Australia, South Africa, England and Sri Lanka.

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Sumail Hassan wins $1.2m Dota2 Asian Championship

A 16 years old Pakistani boy Summail Hassan, currently in US has earned himself $200,000 in only one month by playing Dota 2 game. He earned this money as a professional Defense of the Dota 2 in the US. 1 year ago, when he was 15 years old, Sumail Hassan moved to Chicago with his family in 2014. He had already the player of Dota 2, and in the US he got the faster internet connection and it proved a great opportunity for him. Sumail got the fame in North-American in-house gaming league. At that time he came in the eyes of the Evil Geniuses, the biggest e-sport team. The team manager of Evil Geniuses, Charlie Yang hired him. Charlie …

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Hasnain Alam; Story of a Disabled Cricketer

Hasnain Alam realized being a cricketer was his dream and he realized this from a very early age. He was son of a soldier and his father was his support and his coach before he joined a cricket academy. He started practicing from the age of six and it took him 11 years to finally make it to U19 cricket team of Pakistan. He toured New Zealand with the National U19 team but did not get a chance to bat. He performed in domestic cricket and scored a century against Karachi in the final overshadowing Shahid Afridi who was playing in his opposition team. He couldn’t become a part of the national team and finally 19 years old Hasnain Alam …

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Amir Khan Beats Chris Algieri of USA

The battle continued for 12 rounds but at the end Amir Khan emerged victorious. According to Amir Khan, he was not expecting such a fight from Chris Algieri. He was very long, very slick at times. We didn’t expect him to come forward like he did. We thought he was going to be on the back foot so that way we could start putting pressure on him and breaking him down, but he showed a lot of heart in there and took some good shots and just kept coming back. After this fight where Amir Khan was not able to dominate his opponent, his chances of fighting Floyd Mayweather are getting diminished for now. He has been challenging Floyd Mayweather …

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Pak India Match Series in December :Shahryar

After Pakistan vs. Sri lanka match schedule Shahryar Khan Pakistan’s cricket chief on Sunday said that Pakistan is about to arrange Bilateral Test Tour with India in the United Arab Emirates right after eight years in December. According to the MOU issued and signed by the boards of the two countries the teams will play five series in the coming eight years. So, this Pak vs. India  tour will comprise of following series: Three Tests Five ODI Two Twenty20 After meeting on Sunday in Kolkata with the Indian Cricket Chief Jagmohan Dalmiya the chairman of Indian Cricket Boards he also said that the two countries wish to resume the series in the United Arab Emirates.He also claimed that preparations are …

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Muhammad Amir Returns to Domestic Cricket with A Wicket off the 1st Ball

Muhammad Amir who was banned for five years from playing any kind of domestic and international cricket and was given six months relaxation by the ICC has made a whistling return to the domestic cricket. The first ball he bowled was a wide and the next ball (legally the first) he bowled the batsman out. He was bowling the second over of the match. Cool & Cool Presents Haier Super8 T20 Cup matches are being played and Muhammad Amir is representing Rawalpindi Rams. AWESOME!!! Muhammad Amir back in action. Bowled Sajjad Ali on second delivery of his over. #Super8T20 @cricket_U pic.twitter.com/I8aGp8xPhX — MANI (@M4NIII) May 11, 2015 Abbottabad Falcon’s batsman Sajjad Ali was on the crease when he was bamboozled …

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Chairman PCB Shehryar Khan Taken Into Custody At Kolkata Airport

Pakistan Cricket Board and Pakistani Cricket is all over the news these days. Unsuccessful attempt at the World Cup 2015 and then the series against Bangladesh kept Pakistan Cricket Board in news. Now Shahryar Khan who is the Chairman of PCB has made it to the news, not for something appreciable but for a strange reason. He was taken into custody at Kolkata Airport. He flew from Bangladesh to meet Jagmohan Dalmia but his flight was scheduled for New Delhi. Instead Shehryar Khan off board the flight at Kolkata Airport. This was the reason he was taken into custody. After the incident was reported to media, Indian Foreign Ministry involved itself into the matter and after all the legal complexities …

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Pakistan vs SriLanka Match Schedule 2015

Pakistan is going to tour the Sri Lanka from June 11 to Aug 01, 2015. Three Test-Match, five ODI and two T20 will be played between both sides. Details of the date, and venue is as below. Date Match Time Stadium June 17-21 1st Test 09:00 PST Galle International Stadium, Galle   June 25-29 2nd Test 09:00 PST P Sara Oval, Colombo July 3-7 3rd Test 09:00 PST Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele   July 11 1st ODI – Day Match 09:00 PST Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla   July 15 2nd ODI – D/N 14:00 PST Asgiriya International Stadium, Kandy July 19 3rd ODI – D/N 14:00 PST R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo   July 22 4th ODI …

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Muhammad Amir Might Play Domestic T20 Cricket Tournament

Muhammad Amir who was banned from international and domestic cricket is busy to find a way to come back to international cricket. He might be a part of the domestic Twenty 20 tournament scheduled for this year. This tournament will feature all major national players of Pakistan. Official announcement of Muhammad Amir’s participation in domestic T20 tournament is expected on Monday. If Muhammad Amir makes it to the tournament, this will be the first time in last five years that he will play domestic tournament. Muhammad Amir has been given relaxation of six months by ICC otherwise he would not have been able to play this tournament. In current scenario this news is very important. Pakistan national team lost One …

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Shahid Aridi Announced Retirement from T20 International

Aggressive batsman and offspin bowling all-rounder of Pakistan, Shahid Afridi has announced that he will retire from T20 international after the T20 World Cup 2016. He has already retired from Test and One Day format of the game. Defeat in quarter final of the world cup 2015 was the last one day match he played. He is the captain of national T20 team and he announced that he want to end his career by winning the T20 world cup that will be held in 2016 in the rival country India. He was talking to the media while giving a check of half a million rupees to a 14 years old kid fighting cancer. Shahid Afridi on this occasion not only …

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Sohaib Maqsood Scandal with Australian Girl

The rumors of Sohaib Maqsood falling in love with an Australian girl are all over the social media. Allegedly Not only Pakistan lost the World Cup 2015 in Australia but Sohaib Maqsood is reported to have lost his heart to the Australian girl as well. This is news posted as per seen on local media, which seems to be a sham. Sohaib Maqsood and management of Pakistan Cricket team are rejecting these reports as rumors. Some fake photos of Sohaib Maqsood and the girl are also circulating over social media but no one knows for sure at this present time who made these rumors. As per latest reports this image circulating on social is fake. Many websites on social media …

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Pakistan Qualified For Cricket World Cup 2015 Quarter Final

Pakistan has convincingly beaten Ireland to qualify for the knockout stage of Cricket World Cup 2015. Ireland batted first and made 237 runs. Pakistan had to chase 238 runs in 50 overs. Start of Ireland was not very good but William Porterfield came to the aid of his team and scored a brilliant 100 to carry his team to a respectable total. When he was at the crease, 270 runs seemed on the board but once he departed on 107 runs from 131 balls, the rest of the team fell apart. Wahab Riaz bowled superb once again and took 3 wickets for 54 runs. He has moved to 6th position in the top wicket takers list of this world cup. …

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Sumail Hassan Syed won $1.2m Dota 2 Asian Championship

E-Sports are now being taken very seriously all over the world and it has become professional sports. Now, one can use gaming expertise to win bread and butter. In Pakistan we see gaming competitions are being held in Pakistan but on a small scale but internationally some huge competitions are organized which offers huge amount of money to the winners. So for great gamers video gaming is not waste of time. The example of this is a 15 year old Pakistani boy who recently won DOTA 2 Asian Championship.  Abbreviation  DOTA is Defense of the Ancient.

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Saeed Ajmal Might Clear Test But Might Not Become Part of World Cup 2015 Squad

Saeed Ajmal’s Bio-mechanic test on his bowling action will be revealed soon. Chances are that his new bowling action will be clear from ICC just in time and he can become a part of the World Cup 2015 squad. Now the new controversy suggests that Pakistan Cricket Board wants him to represent the green shirts if he clears the ICC test. On the other hand the team management is not ready to include his name in the playing 15. Junaid Khan is already injured, Bilawal Bhatti has already conceded too many runs and his performance as a bowler is not satisfactory at all. Rahat Ali is very young with only one ODI match under his belt and cannot be relied …

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Junaid Khan Will Miss World Cup 2015 Due to Injury

Pakistan team is already facing critical time ahead of the World Cup 2015. They have lost the first match on the tour of New Zealand and now Junaid Khan has been confirmed injured. He will not be a part of the National squad. He was injured during the practice session in the camp before the team left for New Zealand. Bilawal Bhatti will replace him. Moreover the selection of Muhammad Hafeez has also been criticized because his bowling action has not been cleared yet. Shoaib Malik is said to have been a better candidate as compared to Hafeez and his inclusion in the squad in place of Hafeez has been demanded on several occasions. Andul Razaq is another player who …

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Muhammad Amir Cleared By ICC Anti-Corruption Unit

Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Shehryar Khan has said that fast bowler Muhammad Amir has been cleared by the anti-corruption unit of International Cricket Council. He said that Muhammad Amir is just one step away from playing domestic cricket and permission will be sought from ICC very soon. This is not all but Pakistan Cricket Board has decided that it will help Muhammad Asif and Salman Butt as well to come back to cricket. All three cricketers were banned after spot fixing allegations and both international and domestic cricket doors were closed for them. Muhammad Amir got married to Nargis during his absence from cricket and it seems that marriage has brought him good luck as he once again can appear …

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