Saturday, 19 October 2019

Cricket

Dhawan lead India to series-clinching ODI win over Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Opener Shikhar Dhawan’s blazing century and a decisive spell by their wrist spinners powered India to a series-clinching eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the third one-day international on Sunday. Chasing 216 for victory, India rode on a 135-run partnership between Dhawan (100 not out) and Shreyas Iyer (65) ...

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Zulqarnain Haider demands security amid death threats

DUBAI: The controversial wicket-keeper batsman Zulqarnain Haider has created yet another controversy with claims of fixing in first installment of T10 league in Dubai. “Fixing offers were hurled at me in Dubai. I request army chief to provide security as fixers are issuing death threats”, asserted Haider. In his social ...

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T10 League: Pakhtoons best Team Sri Lanka to remain unbeaten

HARJAH: Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal’s unbeaten half-century and England left-arm spinner Liam Dawson’s vital strikes helped Pakhtoons defeat Team Sri Lanka in the T10 League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, in the early hours of Saturday morning. The 27-run victory saw the Pakhtoons become the only team to finish up ...

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Gooch backs Cook to rediscover England form

LONDON: Graham Gooch had been Alastair Cook’s mentor and was England’s batting coach during its India tour in 2012. Graham Gooch has backed Alastair Cook to come out of his Ashes slump and start scoring big runs for England once again. Cook’s highest score in five innings during the series ...

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Afridi becomes 1st bowler to do hat-trick in T10 Cricket

SHARJAH: Shahid Afridi, hero of many a battles at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, did what the unique T10 Cricket League format wanted on the first day of the tournament on Thursday night. He bowled a hat-trick to prove to the world that he is still a champion cricketer, although retired ...

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Dirk Nannes reveals spot-fixing practices in Bangladesh League

PERTH: Former Australian pacer Dirk Nannes has opened up about his experiences with spot-fixing in the Bangladesh Premier League in the wake of the allegations surrounding the Ashes Test in Perth. “The Bangladesh Premier League, that was the interesting one,” Nannes told on Friday. “The first time there were owners ...

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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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