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Pietersen offers to coach schools LONDON: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen took to Twitter on Thursday to offer his services as a coach to British schools after expressing concern about falling participation levels.The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) published the results of its National Playing Survey on Wednesday, which revealed a seven percent decrease in participation among children aged 14 and under.Meanwhile, total playing numbers fell from 908,000 to 844,000 compared to the previous season."Any school cricket coaches or after school clubs doing winter training, tweet me and I'll pick a couple next week to join you...?" Pietersen, England's all-time leading run-scorer, wrote on Twitter."Been off Twitter for a while, but couldn't stay off when I heard about today's announcement re drop off in cricket participation over here."We've got a fantastic pool of talent here in UK and thought of kids dropping out and not fulfilling potential is frightening and needs changing. We need ...

New Zealand extend lead after Sarfraz's heroics DUBAI: New Zealand continued to press home efforts for a series-levelling win as they reached tea at 54-1 on the fourth day of the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Thursday.The Black Caps are 64 runs ahead with a session and a day to play to square the three-Test series after gaining a slender ten-run lead by dismissing Pakistan for 393.New Zealand had made 403 in their first knock.At the break Brendon McCullun was ...
New Zealand 54-1 at tea, lead by 64 DUBAI: New Zealand were 54-1 at tea in their second innings on the fourth day of the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Thursday.They are now 64 runs ahead after getting a 10-run lead following Pakistan's dismissal for 393 in the first innings.New Zealand had made 403 in their first knock.At the break Brendon McCullum (41) and Kane Williamson (four) were at the crease.Earlier Sarfraz Ahmed scored 112 and added 81 runs for the ...
Pakistan dismiss for 393 in second Test DUBAI: Pakistan were dismissed for 393 soon after lunch on the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai on Thursday, conceding a 10-run lead to New Zealand's first innings total of 403.Resuming at 392-9 after lunch, Sarfraz Ahmed fell for 112 while Rahat Ali remained 16 not out.They added 81 runs for the tenth wicket. Pace partners Tim Southee finished with 3-67 and Trent Boult took 2-69. Pakistan lead the three-Test ...
Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test scoreboard DUBAI: Scoreboard after Pakistan's first innings on the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand at Dubai International Cricket stadium on Thursday:New Zealand 1st innings 403 (T. Latham 137, M. Craig 43; Zulfiqar Babar 4-137)Pakistan 1st innings (overnight 281-6)Shan Masood b Sodhi 13Taufeeq Umar st Watling b Craig 16Azhar Ali b Sodhi 75Younis Khan c Craig b Neesham 72Misbah-ul Haq c Taylor b Boult28Asad Shafiq c Taylor b Southee 44Sarfraz Ahmed c and ...
Sarfraz's hundred lifts Pakistan in second Test DUBAI: Sarfraz Ahmed hit a fighting century to help Pakistan reduce New Zealand's lead on the fourth day of the second Test in Dubai on Thursday.The right-handed batsman scored an unbeaten 111 for his third century -- all this year -- to take Pakistan to 392-9 at lunch, trailing by just 11 runs on New Zealand's first innings total of 403.Sarfraz added a record 80 runs for the unfinished tenth wicket stand with Rahat Ali ...
Pakistan 392-9 at lunch in second Test DUBAI: Pakistan were 392-9 at lunch on the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai Thursday, just 11 runs behind the Black Caps' first innings total of 403.Resuming at 281-6, Sarfraz Ahmed reached a fighting 111 not out and added 80 for the unfinished 10th wicket stand with Rahat Ali, who was 16 not out after the extended two-and-a-half hour session.Pace partners Tim Southee has figures of 3-67 and Trent Boult ...

 



 
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Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln