Independence Cup

Pakistani fans thank Jasprit Bumrah for visiting Lahore

Pakistani fans thank Jasprit Bumrah for visiting Lahore

Indian legends Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh have their lookalikes, and those doppelgangers were frequently spotted in cricket stadiums.

Sep 20, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Angry Pakistani fans target World XI captain Faf du Plessis for 'safely back home' tweet

Angry Pakistani fans target World XI captain Faf du Plessis for 'safely back home' tweet

Faf du Plessis, who captain a World XI team in the recently concluded Independence Cup in Pakistan, became the target of angry Twitteratti for his poor word choice.

Sep 17, 2017, 21:09 PM IST
Pakistan vs World XI: Pakistani fans sarcastically thanks George Bailey for torturous knock in series decider

Pakistan vs World XI: Pakistani fans sarcastically thanks George Bailey for torturous knock in series decider

Pakistan fans took pleasure in finding the weak link in the World XI's line up. And they found in George Bailley. The Aussie batsman managed just three runs after playing 12 balls.

Sep 16, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
ICC rules out 'overnight miraculous' return of international cricket to Pakistan

ICC rules out 'overnight miraculous' return of international cricket to Pakistan

ICC Director Giles Clarke was in fact throughly overwhelmed with the kind of reception that the World XI side recived. Even Faf had praised the management about the same.

Sep 16, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Virat Kohli ko ami se ijazat nai mili! Pakistani fans waved poster at Gaddafi Stadium

Virat Kohli ko ami se ijazat nai mili! Pakistani fans waved poster at Gaddafi Stadium

Pakistan won the Independence Cup on Friday after beating World XI by 33 runs in the third and final T20I in Lahore.

Sep 16, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Watch: Thisara Perera creams teen sensation Shadab Khan for hat-trick of sixes

Watch: Thisara Perera creams teen sensation Shadab Khan for hat-trick of sixes

Earlier in the match, Shehzad became the first Pakistan player to hit three successive sixes. Ben Cutting bore the brunt of his wrath in the 18th over of the Pakistan innings.

Sep 15, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
Despite playing magnificent knock against World XI, Pakistan fans mercilessly troll Ahmed Shehzad

Despite playing magnificent knock against World XI, Pakistan fans mercilessly troll Ahmed Shehzad

And that's not enough, some fans even advised the 'selfie boy' to retire from cricket gracefully.

Sep 15, 2017, 21:59 PM IST
Legend GOAT! Shoaib Malik is winning the Internet by praising MS Dhoni

Legend GOAT! Shoaib Malik is winning the Internet by praising MS Dhoni

Pakistan cricket fans are celebrating the return of the game in the country after eight years. The teams have not been visiting Pakistan due to fear of terror attacks.

Sep 15, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Barber offers free haircuts in exchange of Pakistan vs World XI match ticket

Barber offers free haircuts in exchange of Pakistan vs World XI match ticket

Both teams are equal with 1-1 points in the three-match series of the international cricket that returned to Pakistan’s grounds around after 8 years.

Sep 15, 2017, 13:56 PM IST
Pakistan vs World XI, 2nd T20I: As it happened...

Pakistan vs World XI, 2nd T20I: As it happened...

Amla, who was unbeaten on 72 off 55, got just the perfect partner in Thisara Perera as the asking rate continued to climb with eash passing over. But the Sri Lankan all-rounder made sure the visiting  team win the match keep the series. He played a blazing 19-ball 47  with five sixes.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
PAK vs WXI, Independence Cup T20 – As it happened...

PAK vs WXI, Independence Cup T20 – As it happened...

Apart from Zimbabwe in 2015, no other Test playing side has visited Pakistan since the 2009 terrorist attack on the touring Sri Lankan team. The match ergo holds of great importance.  

Sep 12, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
World XI would have been even better with Indian players, says Shahid Afridi

World XI would have been even better with Indian players, says Shahid Afridi

The 14-member ICC World XI side, led by South Africa's Faf du Plessis, is scheduled to play three T20 matches in Lahore on September 12, 13, and 15.

Sep 11, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
Mohammad Amir likely to miss T20 series against World XI

Mohammad Amir likely to miss T20 series against World XI

Amir produced a blistering three-wicket burst against India in the ICC Champions Trophy final to seal Pakistan's victory at the Oval in June.

Sep 11, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
India to play against Sri Lanka again this year, series likely to impact South Africa tour

India to play against Sri Lanka again this year, series likely to impact South Africa tour

It was in January, this year, that India agreed to play the Independence Cup alongside Sri Lanka, South Africa and Pakistan. The series has ben scheduled to be played in March, next year, to celebrate 70 years of Sri Lanka's independence.

Jul 29, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
WATCH: How an unknown cricketer decided the fate of India-Pakistan match

WATCH: How an unknown cricketer decided the fate of India-Pakistan match

The third final of the Silver Jubilee Independence Cup final between arch-rivals India and Pakistan at Dhaka in 1998 will always be remembered for one unlikely hero.

Sep 07, 2016, 18:18 PM IST

Arunachalee karatekas win eight medals at Independence Cup

The karatekas from Arunachal Pradesh have won eight medals, including two golds, in the 9th Independence Cup Karate Championship held at Talkatora Indoor Stadium, New Delhi.

Aug 19, 2013, 13:40 PM IST