Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Cricket

ICC Introduces New Playing Conditions for 4-day Test Cricket

PORT ELIZABETH:: The inaugural four-day Test between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Port Elizabeth will see a minimum of 98 overs per day. It is 8 more overs than the usual 90-over quota per day in usual Tests. Also, a 150-run lead will be enough to enforce follow on instead ...

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Fast bowler Asif angry with PCB over Amir’s comeback

Fast bowler Mohammad Asif, has blamed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) of double standards, as he remains unsuccessful in impressing the selectors. “I have performed in two seasons and I am fit. I am ready to take any fitness test or undergo intensive training. But the board appears to have ...

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Mohammad Amir reveals his targets for T10 League

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir will be seen in action at the upcoming T10 League in UAE, where he will be representing the Maratha Arabians that will play their first match tonight against Shahid Afridi’s Pakhtoons. This is the first time Amir will be playing alongside former Indian opening batsman ...

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Pakistan targeting associate nations to play during the IPL

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is facing serious conundrums with the latest updates made by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The ICC recently made the April-May window open only for the Indian Premier League (IPL) action. What this essentially meant was that the other countries were asked by the ...

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Sharjah Cricket Stadium sets new records with T10 League

SHARJAH Cricket Stadium, which figures in the Guinness Books of World Records for hosting the maximum number of One Day International matches, is set to add another feather in their cap by becoming the first venue to stage the innovative T10 tournament with a host of top international cricketers. 6 ...

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Dawid Malan puts England on top in third Ashes Test

PERTH: A maiden Test century by Dawid Malan helped England fight back to 305 for four at stumps in the opening day of the vital third Ashes clash in Perth on Thursday. After Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat, Malan’s unbeaten 110 helped the tourists to breathe life ...

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No more Pakistan-India matches in ICC’s new Future Tour Programme

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has proposed Future Tour Programme (FTP) in which Pakistan team is schedule to play only 38 bilateral ODIs and 28 Tests in four-year cycle from 2019 to 2023. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is waiting for a decision on its dispute claim against India before ...

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Rohit Sharma smashes three ODI double centuries

MOHALI: Indian star batsman Rohit Sharma now became the first batsman to hit three double centuries in one-day internationals as he powered India to 392-4 in their second match against Sri Lanka. The opener, captaining the team in absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli, smashed 12 sixes and 13 fours in ...

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BPL: Gayle’s record 146 carries Rangpur to maiden title

DHAKA: Chris Gayle created a new world record of most sixes in a T20 innings as he hit 18 massive sixes, helping his side Rangpur Riders win the final of Bangladesh Premier League in Dhaka. Gayle smashed 18 sixes during his unbeaten innings of 146 off 69 deliveries to break ...

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Root wants focus on England’s cricket, not culture

LONDON: Root, on his first overseas trip as England’s Test captain, has been peppered with more questions about the team’s conduct and curfew than their cricket. The tone was set by Ben Stokes’s brawl outside a Bristol bar in September that left another man with a fractured eye socket. Recent ...

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