Qamar Ahmed

Police to take over World Cup venues

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 11: The South African police is to take over all the venues of the forthcoming World Cup two weeks before the big event gets underway as part of a nationwide security operation

Organisers hopeful of trouble-free World Cup

With six weeks left for the World Cup, the South Africans are bracing themselves to the fact that the big event will be upon them soon and they have a job in hand to show to the world and prove that this was the best that ever was

Waqar honoured to lead Pakistan

Pakistan skipper Waqar Younis looked happier in the knowledge that he has been asked by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to continue his reign as the leader of his country's team in the forthcoming World Cup

I would love to lead Pakistan again, says Wasim

Waqar Younis, the Pakistan captain, is likely to lose not only the leadership of his country's team in the forthcoming World Cup in South Africa next February, but also his place in the side

Players, ICC on collision course over sponsorships

The ICC Champions Trophy to be played in Sri Lanka from Sept 12 and the World Cup 2003, both are threatened with star players rebelling over marketing rights over which the controlling body of the game the International Cricket Council (ICC) wants to

Mushtaq, Saqlain unaware of being summoned

Former captain and Pakistan's 1999 World Cup coach Mushtaq Mohammad and off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq Wednesday denied that they had been summoned to appear before Justice Karamat Bhindari's commission on Oct 20

England to tour Pakistan, confirms PCB chief

London, June 28: The chief of the Pakistan crcket Board (PCB), General Tauqir Zia confirmed during the Asian Cricket Council meeting that England will tour Pakistan as scheduled during the coming season

ICC to make $600 million from next World Cup TV rights

London, June 23: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is likely to net nearly 600 million dollars for awarding the television rights for the next cricket World Cup games to be played in year 2003 in South Africa and later in the West Indies in