Thursday, 18 July 2019

Cricket

Shoaib, Sania, Shadab engage in fun Twitter conversation

LAHORE: Sania Mirza – wife of cricketer Shoaib Malik – her husband and cricketer Shadab Khan engaged in a funny conversation on Twitter following the culmination of Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka. Chalen phir is pe?? #MOM #Manoftheseries @realshoaibmalik pic.twitter.com/iEnkxuKJ7O — Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) October 29, 2017 Yes yes! Jaldi ...

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South Africa beat Pakistan in Honk Kong Super Sixes final

HONG KONG: South Africa have ended the winning streak of Pakistan in the Hong Kong Super Sixes tournament and clinched the trophy by defeating the Green Shirts in the final match played on Sunday (today). South Africa won the toss and opted to bowl first. Pakistan were all out for ...

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Kohli overtakes Messi in Forbes list of most valuable athletes

LONDON: India captain Virat Kohli has shot past Barcelona star Lionel Messi in Forbes’ list of the world’s most valuable athletes. According to Forbes, the 28-year-old cricketer is ranked seventh in the list with a brand value of $14.5 million, which puts him ahead of Messi who is at ninth ...

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Afridi, Harbhajan come together for a noble cause

NEW DELHI/KARACHI: India’s  Harbhajan Singh and Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi have competed against each other several times but this time they have come together for a noble cause. Afridi recently posted a very friendly message for Harbhajan on his Twitter handle to thank the veteran Indian cricketer for having extended his ...

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1st T20: Hasan stars as Pakistan upstage Sri Lanka

ABU DHABI: Medium pacer Hasan Ali finished with a career best bowling to once again anchor Pakistan’s convincing seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Hasan, who took 14 wickets in Pakistan’s preceding 5-0 whitewash of the one-day series, took 3-23 in 3.3 ...

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Pakistan maintains superiority over India in ODI’s

DUBAI: Pakistan continues to have an edge over India in One Day Internationals (ODIs) despite the fact that in recent years, the arch-rivals remained dominant over green shirts. Since October 1, 1978 when Pakistan and India met each other for the first time in 50-over format, a total 129 ODI ...

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India thrash New Zealand amid ODI pitch-tampering storm

PUNE: Half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik fired India to a comfortable six-wicket win over New Zealand after a pitch-tampering storm threatened the second one-day international in Pune on Wednesday. Dhawan scored a classy 68 and Karthik notched an unbeaten 64 as India made 232-4 to clinch victory with ...

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Indian curator caught pitch-fixing in sting operation

PUNE: The curator at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Ground in Pune has been caught ‘allowing people to tamper with the pitch’ in a sting operation carried out by a team of Indian journalists ahead of the second ODI between India and New Zealand. India Today reporters disguised as ‘bookies’ ...

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