Monday, 17 June 2019

Cricket

Shaheen Shah Afridi included in ICC World Under-19 team

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced 12-member Under 19 squad which includes Pakistan’s Shaheen Afridi as well, Dunya News reported on Sunday. Shaheen Afridi had dismissed 12 batsmen in the ICC U-19 World Cup. World Cup winners India’s five players have been picked in the ICC squad who are ...

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Bangladesh in trouble after Sri Lanka’s 713

CHITTAGONG: The fall of three late Bangladesh wickets lent hope the Chittagong Test may yet produce a result, after Sri Lanka had secured a first-innings lead of 200, amassing 713 for 9. Roshen Silva completed an assured hundred, Dinesh Chandimal a measured 87 and Niroshan Dickwella a rapid 62, but it was Sri Lanka’s ...

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India beat Australia by eight wickets to win U-19 World Cup

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: India have on Saturday beaten Australia by eight wickets to win the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui for fourth time. Australia set a 217-run target for India after winning the toss and electing to bat first as the Kangaroos were all out for ...

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Sam Billings and Vince vie for opening role for England

CANBERRA: Same England tour, but another month, and another format. After Australia lorded the Ashes, and England returned the compliment in the 50-over series, England are competing in a 20-over tri-series with Australia and New Zealand. The trio will play each other twice before the final in Auckland – no ...

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De Silva hits ton in strong Sri Lankan reply

CHITTAGONG: Dhananjaya de Silva struck a century and shared 187 runs in an unbroken second wicket stand with Kushal Mendis as Sri Lanka gave a strong reply to Bangladesh in the first Test in Chittagong. De Silva made an unbeaten 104 while Mendis hit 83 not out, guiding Sri Lanka ...

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Virat Kohli’s ton powers India to 6-wicket win

DURBAN: Virat Kohli scored a brilliant 112 as India beat South Africa by six wickets in the first ODI played at Durban on Thursday. With this victory, the visitors have taken a 1-0 lead in the ODI series. Earlier, skipper Faf du Plessis’ ninth ODI century helped South Africa recover ...

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Life ban on Sreesanth: Indian SC to hear plea this week

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on February 5 an appeal filed by cricketer S Sreesanth against a Kerala High Court verdict that restored the life ban imposed on him by the BCCI in the wake of the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. A bench headed by Chief ...

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Under-19 World Cup: Pakistan take third after washout

Pakistan claimed the third position at the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 after their third-fourth position play-off match against Afghanistan was washed-out on Thursday without a ball being bowled. Earlier, Pakistan had lost to arch-rivals India in the ICC U-19 cricket World Cup semi-finals. They lost by a massive ...

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Andre Russell to return after doping ban

JAMAICA: West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell already has a pretty full dance card despite spending the last year on the sidelines. Russell was hit with a one-year ban in 2017 for multiple incidents of failing to make his whereabouts known to anti-doping officials. He will turn out for Jamaica in ...

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Mickey must have more game-plans in mind: Miandad

Batting legend Javed Miandad has urged coach Mickey Arthur to devise different strategies for the Pakistan team on the changing situations on the field in order to get better results. It may be mentioned here that Pakistan was whitewashed by New Zealand in the One-Day International series, however, the green ...

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