Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Cricket

Pakistan Super League set to be bigger and better in 2018

Kevin Pietersen will play for Quetta Gladiators again in 2018

Kevin Pietersen will play for Quetta Gladiators again in 2018 MELBOURNE: The 2018 Pakistan Super League promises to be the best yet, says Saj Sadiq, and there will be plenty of English interest… On a beautiful starlit March night in Karachi, the iconic National Stadium reverberates with the sounds of ...

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Captains launch third edition of PSL in style

PSL3 trophy unveiled

DUBAI: The six captains of Pakistan Super League (PSL) assembled at the Dubai International Stadium to unveil the glittering crystal trophy for the third edition on Tuesday. The colourful function was attended by all the franchise owners, Najam Sethi, the chief of PSL, title sponsor HBL’s Chief Marketing Officer Naveed ...

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Kevin Pietersen set to bid adieu to cricket after PSL

Kevin Pietersen - PSL

DUBAI: Kevin Piteresen has called time on his illustrious and ‘controversial’ cricketing career. The 37-year-old will ply his trade for the last time with the Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Pieteresen announced the decision on his Instagram account, with these words: “Countless goodbyes to @jessicalibertyx & my ...

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IPL 2018 – I would love to captain KKR : Chris Lynn

Chris Lynn

MUMBAI: Chris Lynn would love to captain his IPL side, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and is quite excited about the idea. KKR are without the services of former skipper Gautam Gambhir after failing to retain him in the auctions held in January this year. Since then, speculations have been rife ...

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Ashwin and Gibbs Involved in a War of Words

Herschelle Gibbs

CAPE TOWN/NEW DELHI:  Oh Twitter, you never cease to disappoint. Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs found himself the victim of an unexpected attack from Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday. Ashwin, who was a part of India’s Test squad in the recently-completed three-match series in South Africa, posted a picture ...

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Ravi Bopara praises Karachi in Punjabi

Ravi Bopara

LONDON: English cricketer Ravi Bopara – who plays for Karachi Kings in Pakistan Super League (PSL) – has lauded ‘top class’ security provided to him during his stay here in Karachi, Pakistan. Karachi Kings’s player Ravi Bopara is leaving no stone upturned to impress Karachiities, as the England all-rounder was ...

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Mendis drives Sri Lanka to Twenty20 series sweep

Kusal-Mendis

SYLHET: Opener Kusal Mendis hit a blazing half-century as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by 75 runs in the second Twenty20 to complete a 2-0 series sweep. Sri Lanka rode on Mendis ‘ 70 off 42 deliveries to post 210-4 and then bowled out the hosts for 135 in Sylhet. Skipper ...

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Tri-series T20: England beats New Zealand by 2 runs

CRICKET-NZL-ENG

HAMILTON: New Zealand will face Australia in the final of the Tri-Series despite losing to England by two runs in a deciding Twenty20 cricket international on Sunday. Captain Eoin Morgan returned from injury to help England avoid its fourth-straight loss in the series, scoring an unbeaten 80 from 46 balls ...

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Malik backs Sarfraz Ahmed to lead Pakistan in 2019 World Cup

Shoaib Malik

LONDON: Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik believes that Sarfraz Ahmed has done an excellent job as captain and should lead the national team during the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. Sarfraz was in charge when Pakistan secured their first-ever Champions Trophy title in June last year. However, during their ...

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Tri-Series: England, New Zealand in fight for final spot

New Zealand England

ICC: England take on New Zealand in a do-or-die clash in the sixth Twenty20 International of the triangular series in Hamilton on Sunday, 18 February, for a chance to play Australia in the final. Australia’s record run-chase in their last league match against New Zealand on Friday meant England still ...

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