The ICC says Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended for one Test match and fined 40 per cent of his match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate during the first Test against New Zealand at Christchurch.Misbah would have missed the second Test in any case as he flew back home following the death of his father-in-law. The Pakistan Cricket Board has already named Azhar Ali to lead Pakistan in the second Test, which starts on Friday at Hamilton.Pakistan team players were also fined 20 per cent of their match fee after they were ruled to be two overs short of their target of 103 overs at Christchurch.Misbah had been found guilty of a minor over-rate offense during the Oval Test against England in August, his second offense within a 12-month period.Pakistan trail the two-Test series 1-0 after losing the first Test by eight wickets.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (PTI) Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore today visited the Dr Karni Singh Range here and interacted with the shooters undergoing training to take feedbacks from them.Rathore, himself an Olympic silver medallist marksman, posted pictures of the visit and in one of them, he was seen sitting on a mat on the floor while talking to a shooter.”Taking feedback from shooters themselves about the facility. As its regular users, they know best the improvements needed in equipment and infra,” Rathore wrote on his official Twitter handle.Yesterday, he interacted with young archers practicing at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here.”Enquired after their training. A motivated, energetic bunch of youngsters. India has lots of hope from them, and many more like them,” Rathore, who won a silver in the double trap event, had tweeted. PTI PDS ATK ATK