International World Xi

  • International cricket should return to Pakistan October 23, 2012

    Karachi:Players from the visiting International World XI on Monday said overseas teams should return to tour Pakistan soon, after two Twenty20s against an allstar home side passed off successfully at the weekend. The exhibition games were the first appearances by highprofile foreign players in Pakistan since deadly militant attacks on...
  • Pakistan XI thrash World XI by six wickets October 22, 2012

    Karachi: The second exhibition Twenty20 match between the International World XI and Pakistan Stars XI ended peacefully and amidst fanfare and fireworks allowing Pakistanis to celebrate the return of of international cricket to the country after nearly threeandahalf years. A crowd of around 25,000 again turned up to see the Pakistan...
  • Weekend action will help Pak cricket: Ehsan Mani October 19, 2012

    Karachi: International cricket of a sort returns to Pakistan this weekend for the first time since the Sri Lanka team was attacked in 2009, but a resumption of tours by overseas sides remains a distant prospect. An International World XI captained by Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya and featuring several former...
  • Pakistan safe for touring sides, says Jayasuriya October 18, 2012

    Islamabad: Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya believes Pakistan is safe enough to host international cricket again. Jayasuriya arrived in the southern port city of Karachi on Thursday to lead an International World XI in two exhibition Twenty20 matches against the Pakistan All Stars this weekend. Teammates from South Africa and...
  • World XI name changed to International World XI October 17, 2012

    Islamabad: The organiser of two Twenty20 matches in Pakistan has changed the name of the international team, but retained the words "World XI" despite an objection from the International Cricket Council. Provincial sports minister Dr. Mohammad Ali Shah says the team has been renamed as the "International World XI" which will...