Pakistan to host Champions Trophy in 2025
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been awarded the hosting right of the 2025 Champions Trophy as the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced fourteen host nations for the white-ball events from 2024-2031. Pakistan has been picked as a sole host of the Champions Trophy that will be the first after the 2017 edition which Pakistan won after defeating India in the final. In 2025, Pakistan will be defending its title to be held…
T20 World Cup: Babar, Rizwan lead Pakistan to historic victory by 10 wickets against India
Skipper Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan saw Pakistan through to victory against India, ending the Men In Green’s losing streak against Men In Blue in World Cup. Babar (68) and wicket-keeper Rizwan (78) were able to complete the best partnership against India, posting the highest ever partnership for any wicket by any team against the Men In Blue in T20Is surpassing 133 by David Warner and Shane Watson. India had…
History in the making: Pakistan the winners of ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Pakistan stormed their way to a brilliant 180-run victory over archrivals India on Sunday, June 18 in the ICC Champions Trophy final 2017 courtesy a blistering 106-ball 114 by opener Fakhar Zaman and a fiery spell with the new ball by fast bowler Mohammad Amir. The historic win at The Oval marked Pakistan’s maiden ICC Champions Trophy title. Put in to bat first by India captain Virat Kohli, Pakistan blazed…
Pakistan thrashes England to reach CT final for 1st time
Pakistan beat England in the semi-final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017
The ICC Champions Trophy semi-final between Pakistan and England saw the hosts receive a thorough trouncing as the tourists romped home by eight wickets at Cardiff on Wednesday, June 18 to reach the final of the mega event for the first time. The Pakistan vs England encounter had started off with the home side deemed favourites, but the national team upset expert opinion in some style, chasing down the 211-run…