Sunday, 16 December 2018

Cricket

Kohli to continue experiments in fifth ODI

NEW DELHI: Skipper Virat Kohli described India’s 168-run win over Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI as a clinical performance and said he would continue to experiment with the team’s lineup in the fifth and final ODI on Sunday. Batting first, India posted a huge 375/5 in the fourth ODI ...

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Working hard to make comeback, says Kamran

ISLAMABAD: Test discarded wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal lauded Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Aziz Sethi and termed him saviour of Pakistan cricket and a man of commitment. Kamran said: “It was Najam Sethi, who fulfilled his promises one after another, as the PSL was the brainchild of Sethi, then ...

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Australia call up O’Keefe for second Test

DHAKA: Australia Wednesday added left-arm slow bowler Steve O’Keefe to their squad for the second Test against Bangladesh starting next week. O’Keefe, 32, will replace fast bowler Josh Hazlewood who has been ruled out of the series after picking an injury. Hazlewood will return home after the Test. “With Jackson ...

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Sohail Tanveer returns incredible bowling figures in CPL

GUYANA: Pakistan bowler Sohail Tanveer bowled one of the most spectacular spells in T20 history to help his team clinch a huge victory in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Representing Guyana Amazon Warriors, Tanveer ripped through Barbados Tridents batting and took five wickets while giving away just three runs ...

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Sri Lanka selectors resign after series defeat by India

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s selection panel will step down en masse after their current home series against India, following a turbulent year on and off the field. After being whitewashed 3-0 in the Tests, Sri Lanka trail 3-0 in the five-match one-day international series, and Sunday’s match in Pallekele was delayed ...

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Bangladesh beat Australia by 20 runs

DHAKA: Shakib Al Hasan picked up 10 wickets in the match to wreck Australia in the second innings as Bangladesh secured a historic 20-run win over Australia. This was Bangladesh’s first Test win over Australia in five attempts. Earlier, David Warner scored his 19th Test century was dismissed by Shakib ...

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Sharjeel Khan banned for five years in PSL spot fixing scandal

LAHORE: Ban of five years has been imposed on left handed batsman Sharjeel Khan in Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot fixing scandal by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s Anti Corruption Tribunal today. According to details, no fine is being imposed on the player. Sharjeel was accused of playing two dot balls ...

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World Cup hero wants India to visit Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Former fast bowler and World Cup hero of Pakistan, express disappointment over the absence of Indian cricketers in the upcoming South Africa T20 Global League. “There is traditional rivalry between the two countries when it comes to cricket. Matches between India and Pakistan, along with Ashes can lift ...

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Will play against Pakistan even if I lose a leg, MS Dhoni

NEW DELHI: There is no doubt that MS Dhoni is the most dedicated player in Team India. Everyone from head coach Ravi Shastri to fielding coach R Sridhar has mentioned that Dhoni leaves no stone unturned when it comes to getting ready for a new game. Ahead of the 3rd ...

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