Pakistan overcome crisis to show character

MOHALI - Shahid Afridi arrived for the World Cup with a "rag-tag bunch of players" and in the space of six short weeks turned them into a strong Pakistan outfit. India beat Pakistan in the...

Players and politicians hail Afridi's men

KARACHI - Shahid Afridi's men should be given a heroes' welcome when they touch down in Pakistan despite their loss to India in the World Cup semi-finals, urged a number of former players on...

Butt hopeful of reviving India ties

LAHORE - PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt has said that the revival of cricketing ties with India during the World Cup will hopefully result in India’s visit to Pakistan or a neutral venue. Talking to...

Afridi sees bright future for Pakistan

MOHALI : Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said the performance of his side’s younger players had been among the positives of a World Cup campaign that ended with a 29-run semifinal loss to India. And...

Of anthems, handshakes before clash

MOHALI - There is never a dull moment in an India-Pakistan cricket clash and even before the start of their World Cup semi-final, the electrifying atmosphere came alive a bit more when the two countries'...

Karachiites watch semi-final on large screens

Youngsters disappointed on Pak defeat KARACHI: The Royal Rodale Club and various other organisers hosted live screening of the World Cup semifinal cricket match between traditional rivals Pakistan...

Indian model vows to strip for World Cup win

NEW DELHI: Women in India are encouraged to dress modestly at all times, but a brasher side to modern life has been exposed after a popular model vowed to strip naked if the nation wins the cricket World...

Afridi does not fear fans' backlash

Pakistani cricket fans react after their national cricket team lost the Cricket World Cup 2011 second semi-final match against India. MOHALI: Vanquished captain Shahid Afridi expects a mature...

Riaz grabs limelight

MOHALI - Fast bowler Wahab Riaz emerged from the shadows with a career-best five for 46 in Wednesday's World Cup semi-final as India made 260 for nine though pakistan lost. The left-armer, who...