Thursday, 20 June 2019

Cricket

Ronaldo double hands Real first win in Dortmund

DORTMUND: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in his 150th European appearance to give Real Madrid a 3-1 victory at Borussia Dortmund, their first against them in Germany, and make it two wins out of two matches in their Champions League Group H. Ronaldo, who has now scored 411 goals in his ...

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Ben Stokes out of fourth ODI after arrest in Bristol

BRISTOL: England all-rounder Ben Stokes was arrested early on Monday after an incident in Bristol and will miss the fourth one-day international against West Indies, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. “He was held overnight and released under investigation, without charge, late on Monday and will not join ...

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Injured Agar to miss last two India ODIs

NEW DELHI – Spinner Ashton Agar has broken his finger and will miss the remaining two one-day internationals against India, Cricket Australia said Monday. The left-arm spinner injured his right little finger while fielding during the third ODI in Indore on Sunday. Steve Smith’s lost the game by five wickets ...

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Lancashire sign Keaton Jennings from Durham on four-year deal

LANCASHIRE have pulled off a major coup in signing Keaton Jennings from Durham. The 25-year-old opening batsman, who scored a century on his England Test debut in India last winter, has signed a four-year deal at Emirates Old Trafford. Jennings, who was born in South Africa, announced on Tuesday morning ...

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No quality in Aussie batting, come back: Harbhajan to Clarke

NEW DELHI: Mocking at Australia’s struggle in the ongoing One-day International (ODI) series against India, veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Monday said the era of producing top class batsmen Down Under is over. Currently trailing 0-3, the Steve Smith-led side has already lost the five-match series and are looking down ...

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Ready for post Misbah-Younus era: Arthur

ABU DHABI: For the first time since the 2010 series against South Africa in November, Pakistan cricket team took to the training session ahead of a Test series without both the legends Misbah Ul Haq and Younus Khan. With both stalwarts of the game having hung the boots simultaneously, the ...

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Ali’s turbo century hands England massive win

BRISTOL: Moeen Ali said his six-laden ODI century against West Indies at Bristol was simply a matter of deciding to “press the button and play a few shots”. Ali struck England’s second-fastest ODI hundred off just 53 balls, with his second fifty coming in a world record 12 deliveries. His ...

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Kohli urges high-flying India to be ‘ruthless’

NEW DELHI: Captain Virat Kohli has called on his players to be “ruthless” after the crushing one-day series win over Australia took India top of the world one-day rankings to add to their number one Test status. A five-wicket win in the third game of the five-match series on Sunday ...

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Ali’s rapid ton powers England to 369 against West Indies

BRISTOL: Moeen Ali’s blazing century powered England to an imposing total of 369 for nine in the third one-day international against West Indies at Bristol on Sunday. The Worcestershire all-rounder sprinted to his hundred off 53 balls, with nearly half of his runs coming via eight sixes, before he fell ...

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