Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Cricket

NZ survive late scare to take series 5-0

WELLINGTON: Pakistan lower order gave New Zealand a major scare but couldn’t help the visitors avoid a 5-0 series whitewash as the hosts clinched the fifth and final ODI in Wellington on Friday (January 19) by 15 runs. Set a target of 272, Pakistan lost too many wickets upfront to ...

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Under-19 World Cup: England thump Bangladesh to reach quarter finals

QUEENSTOWN: England defeated Bangladesh on Thursday to qualify for the quarter finals of the Under-19 World Cup. A century by skipper Harry Brook helped England qualify for the last-eight stage of the competition. Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat first. However, the decision which did not go in ...

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Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

DUBAI: Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, which were released following the conclusion of the Centurion Test. Gavaskar, one of the ICC Cricket Hall of Famers, had achieved the milestone ...

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South Africa beat India by 135 runs, win series

CENTURION: India put up a feeble resistance in the morning session of Day Five versus South Africa. Lungi Ngidi’s fiery bowling and some reckless shot selection cost India the Centurion Test by 135 runs before lunch. Rohit Sharma played with a lot of freedom – something he should have done since ...

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Flintoff eyes England coaching role in 2019

LONDON: Andrew Flintoff has revealed he could consider applying to become England coach when the job is open next year. Trevor Bayliss has announced his intention to step down after the 2019 Ashes series and former England all-rounder Flintoff is pondering a bid to take over. Flintoff, 40, played a ...

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Kohli should temper down his aggression a little bit: Kepler

CAPE TOWN: Former South African cricketer and a member of the current commentary panel for South Africa vs India Tests, Kepler Wessels, recently put his opinions forward about Virat Kohli. Wessels spoke in particular about Kohli being reprimanded by the ICC for his on-field behavior recently. The Indian captain was ...

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Sarfraz Ahmed needs to perform individually: Younis Khan

LAHORE: Since his appointment as Pakistan captain, Sarfraz Ahmed has enjoyed success across different formats. Having led the his side to an impressive win in the ICC Champions Trophy against India in the final, he has made a name for himself in Pakistan cricketing history. Yet, he has come under ...

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Pakistan Vs New Zealand: NZ wins 4rth ODI with five wickets

HAMILTON: New Zealand coasted to an easy victory against Pakistan with five wickets to spare in the fourth One-Day International in Hamilton on Tuesday. Although the green shirts seemed to be in control with a solid 262-run total in the first innings, the black caps were able to meet the ...

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Shoaib Malik suffers delayed concussion signs

Shoaib Malik

HAMILTON: Pakistan allrounder Shoaib Malik was struck on the back of the head while running between the wickets during the fourth ODI in Hamilton. Though he continued batting, he had signs of a delayed concussion and did not take the field in the second innings. Malik had come out to bat without a ...

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