Faisalabad

  • Atmosphere in India is just like in Pakistan, says Ehsan Adil 20-09-2013 11:14 PM

    Mohali: Promising Pakistan fast bowler Ehsan Adil on Friday said that the atmosphere in India is just like in his country. "This was my first time to India and the whole atmosphere was just like that in Pakistan. The wicket here in Mohali was pace-friendly and the crowd was also...
  • CLT20: Misbah stars as Faisalabad Wolves register consolation win 20-09-2013 07:49 PM

    Mohali: Already out of the main tournament, Faisalabad Wolves rode on skipper Misbah-ul-Haq's unbeaten 93 to beat Kandurata Maroons by 10 runs and post a consolation win in an inconsequential qualifying match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Friday. Sent into bat, Misbah led from the front with a strokeful...
  • Lack of international cricket at home affecting us: Misbah 19-09-2013 01:34 PM

    Mohali: Under-fire Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq says that lack of international cricket back home was having a negative impact on team's performance. Pakistan suffered a humiliating Test defeat at the hands of minnows Zimbabwe and now Faisalabad Wolves have been eliminated from the Champions League Twenty20 Qualifiers after back-to-back defeats. "When...
  • I wanted to use Amit Mishra better this time, says Shikhar Dhawan 18-09-2013 11:32 PM

    Mohali: Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Shikhar Dhawan admitted that he wanted to use man-of-the-match Amit Mishra better in the second match after giving him only one over in the first match. Mishra, who had figures of one for 13 against Faisalabad Wolves, was given only one over by Dhawan against Kandurata...
  • Clinical Sunrisers Hyderabad qualify for CLT20 main event 18-09-2013 10:57 PM

    Mohali: Sunrisers Hyderabad entered the main event of the Champions League T20 tournament after beating Faisalabad Wolves by seven wickets at the PCA Stadium on Wednesday. Chasing a moderate total of 128, Shikhar Dhawan (59) and Parthiv Patel (23) shared a 68-run stand for the opening stand and although they...
  • Qualifier 4, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Faisalabad Wolves: As it happened 18-09-2013 06:53 PM

    Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Faisalabad Hyderabad in their CLT20 qualifier at Mohali on Wednesday. Sunrisers beat Kandurata Maroons by eight wickets on Tuesday and a win in Wednesday's encounter will ensure their place in the main event of CLT20 starting on Saturday. Faisalabad lost their opening encounter to Otago Volts...
  • Faisalabad deny being over-dependent on skipper Misbah 18-09-2013 11:56 AM

    Mohali: Faisalabad Wolves succumbed to a big eight-wicket defeat against Otago Volts in their first match of the Champions League Twenty20 Qualifiers on Tuesday, giving strength to the belief that the team depends on heavily on their two stars Misbah-ul-Haq and Saeed Ajmal. Misbah's decision to bat first on a...
  • McCullum powers Otago to eight-wicket win over Faisalabad Wolves 17-09-2013 07:40 PM

    Mohali: Skipper Brendon McCullum led from the front smashing an unbeaten 83 as Otago Volts from New Zealand comfortably beat Pakistan's Faisalabad Wolves by eight wickets in qualifying round match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Tuesday. Opting to bat, the Misbah-ul Haq led side could manage only 139 for...
  • Indo-Pak Sports: Should visa rules be completely relaxed? 16-09-2013 11:00 PM

    Players of the Faisalabad Wolves, Pakistan's only team in the Champions League T20 championships, were asked to leave the hotel in Chandigarh on Sunday as their visas were only for Mohali and not for Chandigarh. ...
  • Pak PM wanted me to establish cricket ties with India: Najam Sethi 16-09-2013 07:43 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Associate Editor (Cricket) Sanjeeb Mukherjea, PCB caretaker chairman Najam Sethi said it was time to put cricket diplomacy into action, as it was of utmost importance to get on with Indo-Pak cricket. ...
  • Wolves get Chandigarh Visa, now all set for CLT20 task 16-09-2013 06:44 PM

    Chandigarh: The visa troubles for Faisalabad Wolves, Pakistan's only team in the Champions League T20 championships, are over as the team now has a visa for Chandigarh. The Wolves are finally here but it wasn't a smooth landing though with a clerical error forcing them to shift out of their...
  • CLT20 Qualifiers: Hyderabad, Kandurata favourites to go through 16-09-2013 05:54 PM

    With the visa row surrounding Pakistani representation buried, the Champions League Twenty20 is set to kick off its 2013 edition with the four-team qualifying stage starting Tuesday. For a while, political play threatened the participation of Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 champions Faisalabad Wolves - leaving the two spots for the main...
  • Faisalabad Wolves' Visa issue will be resolved soon: GS Walia 16-09-2013 03:16 PM

    The Punjab Cricket Association joint secretary said that the mistake was made by the person issuing the visas and promised to resolve it soon. ...
  • CLT20: Visa woes for Pakistan's Faisalabad Wolves a 'human error' 16-09-2013 10:13 AM

    Chandigarh: The visa woes of Pakistan's T20 Champions League team are set to end. The organisers have now told CNN-IBN that it was a human error that led to the goof up, which forced them to leave their hotel in Chandigarh as they had a visa only for Mohali. The...
  • Pakistan T20 team Faisalabad Wolves asked to leave Chandigarh hotel 16-09-2013 08:18 AM

    Chandigarh: Pakistan T20 champions Faisalabad Wolves are again caught in a fix. After finally getting their visas at the last minute after the PMO stepped in, the team has now been told it has no permits to stay in Chandigarh and have been asked to leave their hotel and move...
  • Misbah elated after India allowed Faisalabad participation 15-09-2013 05:17 PM

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said on Sunday he hoped India's decision to allow local team Faisalabad Wolves to play on Indian soil will open up more cricket opportunities between the two nations. Misbah will lead Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 champions Faisalabad in the qualifying rounds of the Champions League starting in the...
  • Faisalabad Wolves confident of good showing in CLT20 14-09-2013 08:27 PM

    Karachi: The manager of the Faisalabad Wolves team, which left Saturday for India to take part in the lucrative Champions League T20, believes his side has the quality and depth to make the main rounds of the tournament. The Faisalabad team will play in the qualifying round from September 17...
  • Faisalabad Wolves get visas, will play in CLT20 13-09-2013 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: In what seems to be a remarkable turnaround of events, Pakistan's T20 champions Faisalabad Wolves are all set to travel India to play in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) after getting visas to play in the tournament. This comes at the backdrop of an informal meeting of the...
  • CLT20: Hectic BCCI lobbying may finally get Faisalabad Wolves visas 13-09-2013 10:05 AM

    New Delhi: In what seems to be a remarkable turnaround of events, CNN-IBN has learnt that Pakistan's T20 champions Faisalabad Wolves are all set to travel India to play in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) tournament. Sources have told CNN-IBN that they will be given their visas anytime on Friday...
  • Stop running after BCCI: Akhtar to PCB 12-09-2013 11:00 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar says instead of running after the BCCI for normalising cricket ties, the Pakistan Cricket Board should focus on converting the national team into a world class side. The Indian government has rejected visa applications of the players of Pakistani side Faisalabad Wolves, which was...
  • No Pakistan team in CLT20 as India deny visa to Faisalabad Wolves 11-09-2013 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: The prevailing political tensions between India and Pakistan has meant that Pakistan's T20 champions, the Faisalabad Wolves, will not be travelling to India for the Champions League Twenty20 tournament that gets underway on the 17th of September. With less than a week to go, sources have told CNN-IBN...
  • CL T20: PCB applies for Faisalabad Wolves' visa 30-08-2013 10:57 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has applied for visas for the Faisalabad Wolves team which is scheduled to take part in the Champions League T20 in India next month. An official source said that although the BCCI had not yet confirmed the participation of the Faisalabad team in the league,...
  • Border tensions cast doubt over Faisalabad participation in CLT20 14-08-2013 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: Amid rising tensions between India and Pakistan over LoC killings and ceasefire violations, next month's Champions League Twenty20 may yet again be without Pakistani representation. Faisalabad Wolves' participation in the event to he held from September 21-October 6 across five Indian venues is doubtful due to security concerns,...
  • PCB worried about Pakistan's CLT20 participation 11-08-2013 03:42 PM

    Karachi: The rising tension at the Line of Control (LOC) has left the Pakistan Cricket Board worried about the participation of its team Faisalabad Wolves in the qualifying round of the Champions League Twenty20 to be played in India from September 17. A senior PCB official said they would start...
  • Five arrested for links to Pak naval attack 28-05-2011 07:21 AM

    Lahore/Karachi: Pakistani intelligence operatives claimed to have arrested five people, including a prayer leader of a seminary at Faisalabad, on Friday for alleged links to the terrorist attack on a naval airbase in Karachi that killed 10 security personnel. The operatives of intelligence agencies raided the Deobandi madrassa at Siana...
  • Car bombing kills 20 in Pakistan's Faisalabad 08-03-2011 02:44 PM

    Islamabad: A car bomb outside a gas station in Pakistan's third largest city killed 20 and wounded more than 100 people on Tuesday, underscoring the reach of al Qaeda and Taliban militants in the US-allied nation. The blast badly damaged the station and an office of Pakistan's state-run airline in...