CAA issued new SOPs for travelers
According to the reports Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority there are new travelling SOPs issued for the travelers. According to this policy the travelers from category C countries who are coming to Pakistan -have to take Covid-19 tests before their arrival to Pakistan. The category C countries include South Africa, United Kingdom, Brazil, Ireland, Portugal and the Netherlands. The Aviation authority has placed six countries in the category c list. They have placed different categories. As per the CAA the travelers from category A countries are not required to take tests. However the the travelers from category B and C have to follow the SOPs.
PIA plane which was held back in Malaysia has been brought back. The plane was held back due to a lease dispute. The case was heard in the British court. The plane was brought back on Friday at the Islamabad International Airport. The aircraft was Boeing 777. A total of 173 passengers also boarded on the plane back to Pakistan. On Wednesday the crew and members of Pakistan PIA left for Malaysia from Karachi to bring back the Aircraft.
Sydney sixers defeated Perth Scorchers
Sydney Sixers have confirmed their place in the finals of the Big Bash League. They defeated Perth Scorchers in the knockout stages and easily qualified for the finals. Perth scorchers batted first and managed to score a total of 167-6. The leading scorer for the team was their wicketkeeper batsmen Josh Inglis who scored half century. He scored 69 of just 41 balls including five boundaries and 2 sixes. Colin Munro who is the captain of Perth side managed to score 33 of 30 balls. From the Sydney Sixers Ben Dwarshuis was the leading wicket taker. He helped his team to stop the Perth Scorchers to a total of 167. In response the opener of Sydney Sixers James Vince played brilliantly and scored an outstanding innings of 98 runs from just 58 deliveries. He also made an 92 run partner ship with the opening batsmen Josh Philipe. He struck 14 boundaries and one six in his innings. Josh Philippe lost his wicket by scoring 45 runs of 28 balls. Sydney Sixers won the match by nine wickets in hand. Liam Livingstone was the only bowler from Perth side to take a wicket. James Vince was awarded as Man of the Match award.
Pakistan won the first Test
Pakistan won the first test of the two test match series and lead the series by 1-0. Pakistan after a long time had won a test match. There last series was against New Zealand and Pakistan lost that series. However green shirts bounced back and won the first test by seven wickets in hand. Pakistani team took advantage of the spin track. Yasir shah and Nauman Ali helped Pakistan in achieving the victory. Nauman Ali was playing his debut match for the Pakistan side. He shared nine second innings wickets with Yasir Shah. Nauman Ali took five wickets in the second innings. South Africa gave them the target of 88 runs which the Pakistan side easily chased after loosing 3 wickets. In the first innings the South African side was bowled out for 245. Nauman Ali was the star of the second innings. He also made a record by becoming the oldest Test debut player to achieve five wicket haul. He finished 5-35 . Yasir Shah managed to take four wickets for 79 runs. Fawad Alam was declared as Man of the Match for his brilliant century in the first innings of the test match.
Liverpool achieved its first victory
Liverpool managed to grab a win after five games in the English Premier League. Liverpool defeated Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday. Liverpool scored their first goal after four league games. Roberto Firmino scored a goal after 492 minutes. Hotspur in great trouble after Hary Kane is injured and will possibly miss 3 to 4 weeks. Liverpool are now in the top four for the title race. They were on the fifth place but after this victory they are again in the top four. Only the top four teams from each league are able to play in the champions league.