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  • Pakistan court admits petition seeking PM Sharif's disqualification 2 days ago

    Lahore: A petition seeking disqualification of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on money laundering charges has been admitted by a court for hearing, 23 years after it was filed. A Lahore High Court comprising Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh yesterday admitted the petition after listening...
  • PCB takes 'Lion's share' out of CLT20 appearance fee for Lahore 1 week ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has taken close to 60 percent of the appearance money earned by the Lahore Lions team during the recently concluded Champions League T20 in India paying Mohammad Hafeez and Co only USD 100,000 out of the USD 500,000 for their hardwork. According to reliable sources, the...
  • Pakistan Hindus demand dual voting rights for non-Muslims October 14, 2014

    Lahore: A leading Hindu organisation in Pakistan on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding the government and all political parties to bring a constitutional amendment allowing non-Muslims to cast dual vote to elect their representative of national and provincial assemblies. They also demanded increase in the number of reserved seats for Hindu...
  • CLT20:Perth Scorchers beat Lahore Lions, Chennai Super Kings reach semis September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Perth Scorchers' Mitchell Marsh not just stopped Lahore Lions from making it to the semi-finals of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 with a three-wicket win in their last group match on Tuesday but also paved the way for Chennai Super Kings' entry into the last-four stage. Marsh scored an unbeaten...
  • As it happened: Perth Scorchers vs Lahore Lions, CLT20 Match 19 September 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go for the kill to qualify for the semi-final when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers. With reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders already...
  • CLT20: CSK pin semi-final hopes on Scorchers beating Lahore Lions September 30, 2014

    Bangalore: After registering a win against Dolphins in the last encounter, Pakistan champions Lahore Lions will go for the kill to qualify for the semifinal when they lock horns against a formidable Perth Scorchers in the Champions League T20 Tournament here on Monday. With reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders already...
  • CLT20: Akmal, Nasim star as Lahore Lions knock Dolphins out September 27, 2014

    Pakistan champions Lahore Lions registered their first win in the Champions League Twenty20 main draw as they outplayed Dolphins of South Africa by 16 runs to keep their hopes of booking a semi-final spot alive on Saturday. Electing to bat, Lahore, who now have six points with a win and rained-off...
  • As it happened: Lahore Lions vs Dolphins, CLT20 Match 14 September 27, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Lahore Lions, who have just managed two points from a rained-off game, will be looking for a big win and the arithmetic to go in their favour to book their CLT20 semi-final spot when they take on Dolphins. With reigning IPL...
  • CLT20: Lahore Lions eye big win against Dolphins September 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Lahore Lions, who have just managed two points from a rained-off game, will be looking for a big win and the arithmetic to go in their favour to book their Champions League T20 semifinal spot when they take on Dolphins in a Group A match, here on Saturday. With...
  • CLT20: CSK-Lahore match called off due to heavy rain September 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Chennai Super Kings and Lahore Lions were left disappointed after their Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 was washed off without a single ball being bowled at the M Chinnaswamy stadium on Thursday. With incessant rains coupled with lightening and thunders lashing the city, the field was kept...
  • As it happened: CSK vs Lahore Lions September 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Riding high on a comfortable win over Dolphins in their last encounter, Chennai Super Kings will look to keep the momentum going when they lock horns with Lahore Lions. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni would like to see the in-form Suresh Raina,...
  • CLT20: Chennai look to continue winning run against Lahore September 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Riding high on a comfortable win over Dolphins in their last encounter, Chennai Super Kings will look to keep the momentum going when they lock horns with Lahore Lions in the Champions League T20 here on Thursday. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni would like to see the in-form Suresh Raina, who...
  • CLT20: Lahore Lions' Adnan Rasool reported for illegal bowling action September 22, 2014

    Lahore Lions offspinner Adnan Rasool has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's CLT20 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Hyderabad on Sunday. The bowler was reported by onfield umpires Kumar Dharamsena and C Shamshuddin, along with third umpire Anil Chaudhary, after the conclusion of the match. "Under...
  • CLT20: Gambhir, spinners extend Kolkata's winning run September 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a confident halfcentury after Sunil Narine stifled Lahore Lions with his magical spin bowling as Kolkata Knight Riders eked out a fourwicket win in a Champions League Twenty20 Group A match, on Sunday. Gambhir (60) anchored the 152run chase with his 47ball...
  • CLT20, KKR vs LL: as it happened September 21, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bowl first. Buoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game. KKR, this year's...
  • CLT20: Debutants Lahore Lions take on formidable Kolkata Knight Riders September 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: Buoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game of the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. KKR, this year's IPL champions, scored a remarkable victory over Chennai thanks to a scintillating knock...
  • CLT20: We want to play well and get crowd support, says Lions skipper Hafeez September 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Expressing happiness over playing in a major tournament like Champions League Twenty20 in India, Lahore Lions captain Mohammad Hafeez on Saturday said that his team is determined to play well and get support of the crowd. "It is great to come to India. People are crazy about cricket. When you...
  • India tour for CLT20 is a learning curve, says Mohammad Hafeez September 18, 2014

    Karachi: Lahore Lions skipper Mohammad Hafeez has described their tour of India for Champions League twenty20 tournament as a great learning curve for the players and Pakistan cricket. "We are not in India just to play cricket, we want to go back by impressing the Indian people with our attitude, behaviour...
  • CLT20: Lahore join CSK, KKR in Group A; Northern Knights in Group B September 17, 2014

    The Qualifying round of the sixth Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) ended on a disappointing note for the Indian fans with defending champions Mumbai Indians the only IPL team part of the qualifiers being knocked out while champions from the neighbourhood Lahore Lions making it to the main draw. Mumbai...
  • CLT20: Glad to play a matchwinning knock, says Hafeez September 16, 2014

    Raipur: Lahore Lions skipper Mahammad Hafeez is glad that he could play a matchwinning knock in a crucial game against Southern Express as the victory kept his them in hunt for a place in the main draw of the Champions League T20 tournament, on Tuesday. "I think the victory was much...
  • CLT20: We were competitive despite defeats, says Jehan Mubarak September 16, 2014

    Raipur: After being outplayed in three consecutive matches, Southern Express skipper Jehan Mubarak put up a brave front stating that his side put up a fight despite hattrick of defeats in the Champions League T20 on Tuesday. "In the tournament, we were competitive. We have shown that we could compete against...
  • CLT20: Lahore Lions down Southern Express for a comfortable win September 16, 2014

    Raipur: Muhammad Hafeez led from the front with a blazing 67 as Lahore Lions trounced Sri Lankan side Southern Express by 55 runs in their penultimate Oppo Champions League Twenty20 qualifier, keeping their maindraw hopes alive, on Tuesday. Put into bat, Hafeez smashed a 40ball 67 to power the Pakistan T20...
  • As it happened: Lahore Lions vs Southern Express, CLT20, Qualifiers September 16, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Lahore Lions take on Southern Express while Mumbai Indians face the unbeaten Northern Knights to culminate the qualifiers on Tuesday, from where the top two finishers from the roundrobin format will join eight others in the tournament proper. Lahore play the...
  • CLT20 Qualifiers: Calculators are out as Mumbai Indians face the Knights September 16, 2014

    It all boils down to the last two matches of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) qualifiers with all four teams mathematically still in the fray to go through to the main round. Lahore Lions take on Southern Express while Mumbai Indians face the unbeaten Northern Knights to culminate the qualifiers...
  • CLT20: Bowlers to be blamed for defeat, says Lahore Lions skipper September 14, 2014

    Raipur: Lahore Lions skipper Mohammad Hafeez blamed his bowlers for his team's crushing 72run defeat against Northern Knights in their second qualifying match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. "The decision of electing to field was right because the pitch was helping the seamers. We didn't bowl well. We as...
  • CLT20: Knights inch closer to main round with big win over Lahore September 14, 2014

    Raipur: A clinical allround display by the Northern Knights helped them crush Lahore Lions by a whopping 72 runs to all but ensure their entry into the main round of the Champions League T20 on Sunday. Put into bat under overcast conditions, twin halfcenturies by skipper Daniel Flynn (53) and wicketkeeperbatsman...
  • As it happened: Northern Knights vs Lahore Lions, CLT20 Qualifier 3 September 14, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Umar Akmal played a stunning unbeaten cameo of 18ball 38 as Lahore Lions beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by six wickets in their opening qualifying round match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Earlier on Saturday, New Zealand batsman Kane...