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Up to 85% off as massive ‘White Friday’ sale starts

The four-day “White Friday” sale has begun with offers of up to 85% off on some 8 million items for customers in the Middle East. Branded items — shoes, electronics, home appliances, watches, accessories — are on offer from Dubai-based online store Souq.com, which hopes to rope in up to half-a-million deals this year. To…

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Fairies, brides in black descend on Arab Fashion Week

DUBAI: Fairies, brides in black and hand-knit dolls take the runway in Dubai this week for the fifth Arab Fashion Week, a five-day affair focussed on instantly available “ready couture” and pre-collections. At the opening shows Wednesday night, ballgowns and evening gowns appeared in full force, with Lebanese designer Saher Dia showcasing a collection inspired…

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Saudi graft inquiry spreads beyond borders as UAE examines bank accounts

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on corruption has spread beyond its borders as regulators in the United Arab Emirates ask UAE banks for information about Saudi citizens detained in the investigation, a possible prelude to freezing their accounts. The UAE central bank has requested commercial banks and finance companies in the UAE to provide details of…

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Tiger Zinda Hai: Salman, Katrina to perform world class action sequences

MUMBAI: Fan have been waiting with bated breath for ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’, starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, ever since its announcement. The regular updates from the Tiger Zinda Hai team about Salman and Katrina’s whereabouts have already piqued fans’ interest. But now an exciting new detail will give fans another reason to watch this…

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Sri Lankan team leave for Dubai

LAHORE: Sri Lankan cricket team have left for Dubai after playing the third and final T20 match against Pakistan in Lahore on Sunday. According to details, Sri Lankan team left for Dubai through EK-623. The guest team arrived at airport under high security. The team stayed for few hours in the State Rest House at…

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Pakistan thrash Sri Lanka to complete five-match whitewash

SHARJAH: Pakistan thrashed Sri Lanka in the fifth and final one-day international at Sharjah by nine wickets.  Pakistan won the match by 9 wickets and won the series by 5-0. Full Scorecard: https://t.co/Jl6DITVax7 #PAKvSL pic.twitter.com/wBb4PryM9y — PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) October 23, 2017 After being whitewashed 2-0 in the Test series, the green shirts came back…

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Pakistan cricket team on a roll with 8th consecutive ODI victory

ABU DHABI: Pakistan cricket team notched up their eighth consecutive victory in One Day Internationals on Friday, by defeating Sri Lanka with seven wickets.  Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s bad run continued with their 11th consecutive loss. Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan skittled the Sri Lankan batsmen while half-centuries from Shoaib Malik and Babar Azam sealed the…

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Pakistan rout Sri Lanka by 7 wickets to go 4-0 up in series

SHARJAH: Pakistan require 173 runs to win the fourth one-day international against Sri Lanka at Sharjah on Friday, Samaa reported. Catch the live updates of the ongoing 5th ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka

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Watch: Top performers for Pakistan in 1st ODI

Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Rumman Raees and Hasan Ali’s performances helped Pakistan to victory in the first one-day international against Sri Lanka at Dubai.

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Sarfraz, Shafiq’s century partnership restore Pakistan’s hopes

DUBAI: Pakistani batting order crumbled in front of Sri Lankan bowling on the fourth day of the second and final day-night Test match at Dubai. The side is struggling at 62/5 and require another 255 runs to win the game and level the two-match series. Asad Shafiq was unbeaten on four while skipper Sarfraz Ahmed…

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Watch: Fall of Sri Lanka five wickets

Watch how Wahab Riaz and Yasir Shah took Sri Lankan batsmen wickets in the third day of the second day-night Test in Dubai on Sunday.

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2nd Test: Karunaratne strengthens Sri Lanka to 355-4

Dubai: Opener Dimuth Karunaratne continued his demolition of Pakistani bowlers to take Sri Lanka to 355-4 at tea on the second day of the second and final Test in Dubai on Saturday. Karunaratne was unbeaten on a solid 170 for his seventh Test hundred, alongside Niroshan Dickwella on 47 not out, as Sri Lanka added…

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Sri Lanka firm at 96-1 in Dubai Test

DUBAI: Sri Lanka were off to a sound start as they reached 96-1 at tea on the first day of the second and final day-night Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Friday. Opener Dimuth Karunaratne was unbeaten on 52 and Sadeerawickrama was eight not out after Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and…

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Dubai Test: Pakistan replace Hasan with Wahab as Sri Lanka bat

DUBAI: Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and opted to bat in the second and final day-night Test against Pakistan played at Dubai stadium on Friday. Sri Lanka, who lead the series 1-0 after winning the first Test in Abu Dhabi by 21 runs, gave Test caps to 22-year-old batsman Sadeera Samarawickrama and…

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Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in Dubai Test tomorrow

DUBAI: The second Test match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be played at Dubai on Friday. Sri Lanka is leading the two-match Test series one-nil. Pakistan will be playing to avoid a humiliating whitewash. They lost the Abu Dhabi Test match to the islanders by 21 runs. Sri Lanka became the first team to…

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Sri Lanka target Pakistan record in UAE

DUBAI: Sri Lanka will hope their left-arm spinner Rangana Herath maintains pressure on Pakistan when the second and final Test — a day-night affair with pink ball — starts at Dubai stadium on Friday. The 39-year-old took 6-43 on the final day to fail Pakistan’s modest 136-run chase in the first Test in Abu Dhabi…

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Cricket: Players face sending-off, umpires to get bat gauge    

NEW DELHI: Players could be sent off for the first time in cricket, starting with Test matches in South Africa and the United Arab Emirates this week, as new regulations come into force. Changes governing umpire referrals and bat sizes will also come into force Thursday when South Africa host Bangladesh and Sri Lanka play…

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Pakistan team reaches UAE for test series against Sri Lanka

DUBAI: Pakistan cricket team has arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the upcoming test series against Sri Lanka, Samaa reported on Sunday. The squad left for Dubai from Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport via foreign flight no. EK-623. Pakistan had announced its 16-member squad for the test series against Sri Lanka in a…

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Yasir Shah picked for test squad against Sri Lanka

LAHORE: Leg spinner Yasir Shah has been picked in Pakistan’s squad for the upcoming test series Sri Lanka starting from 28th September. Pakistan announced its test squad for the two-match test series against the island-nation on Saturday. The right arm spinner made it to the team after passing a fitness test. Team: Shan Masood, Sami…

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Eid being celebrated in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries are celebrating the festival of Eid-ul-Azha today on Friday (September 1, 2017, Zilhajj 10, 1438). In Saudi Arabia, large Eid congregations held in Makkah and Madina where Eid prayers were offered in Masjid-e-Haram and Masjid-e-Nabawi. Besides Saudi Arabia, Eid is also being celebrated in Turkey, Qatar, Egypt, Lebanon,…

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Faryal Makhdoom pregnant with second child

ISLAMABAD: Faryal Makhdoom Khan, wife of boxer Amir Khan, announced her second pregnancy, Samaa reported. She took to Twitter to announce the good news. Faryal tweeted that she was blessed with baby number two and was eating non stop out of excitement. Alhumdulilah , blessed with baby number 2 in my tummy❤ #excited eating away,…

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