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Yasir rocks New Zealand after rain delay

DUBAI: (DNA) –  Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took three wickets in an over to leave New Zealand rattled at 63-4 at lunch on the third day of the second Test in Dubai on Monday.The wily spinner had opener Tom Latham (22), Ross Taylor (nought) and Henry Nicholls (nought) as the match spurned into life after an hour´s delay due to overnight rain and drizzle in the morning.

Day 1 of Serena Hotels President of Pakistan Golf Championship concludes

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – The first day of the Serena Hotels 33rd President of Pakistan Gold Medal Golf Championship 2018 drew professionals and amateurs from clubs affiliated with the Pakistan Golf Federation and the Islamabad Club Golf Course.

Mohammad Shahzad hits fastest fifty in T10

SHARJAH: (DNA) – Afghanistan’s opening batsman Mohammad Shahzad on Wednesday proved why is he one of the fiercest hitter of the cricket ball when he slammed a 16-ball 74 knock, declared as the fastest fifty in T10 format.Shahzad, who was playing for the Rajputs, played a record-breaking inning laced with eight sixes and six boundaries to take his side over the line against Sindhis.

Pakistan on victory path in first New Zealand Test

ABU DHABI: (DNA) –  Medium pacer Hasan Ali and leg-spinner Yasir Shah took five wickets apiece to set Pakistan on the path to victory on the third day of the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.Hasan collected his maiden five-wicket haul with 5-45 while Yasir finished with 5-110 — the 14th time he has taken five in a Test innings — as New Zealand collapsed from 220-4 to 249 all out soon after tea.

New Zealand won toss and opted to bat in the 1st Test against Pakistan.

ABU DHABI, (DNA) – Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed showed confidence in leg-spinner Yasir Shah and medium pacer Mohammad Abbas who can combine to tame “tough” New Zealand in the first Test starting in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Pakistan Hockey Federation meets Governor Punjab

LAHORE, (DNA) – Pakistan Hockey Federation officials met Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar ahead of Hockey World Cup 2018.Governor Punjab encouraged the players for the mega event. He also extended his best wishes to the national team.

FIFA announce increased prize money for women´s World Cup

KIGALI: (DNA) – FIFA are to double the prize money on offer at the women´s World Cup in time for next year´s tournament in France, president Gianni Infantino confirmed on Friday.Speaking at the end of a FIFA Council meeting in the Rwandan capital Kigali, Infantino confirmed an overall contribution of $50 million for the 24 participating nations.