Sunday, 15 December 2019

Cricket

Perception about Pakistan needs to change now: Micheal Holding

KARACHI: West Indies’ fast bowling great Micheal Holding, who has been in Pakistan for about a week, has said that he would love to see teams frequently visit Pakistan but the perception, of the country, needs to be changed. Talking to a group of journalists here, the fearsome paceman of ...

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Australia’s Healy smashes record T20I score

Alyssa Healy reached her century in just 46 balls, the second fastest in history, as Australia piled up 226 for two in the final game of the three-match series against Sri Lanka Australia’s Alyssa Healy smashed an unbeaten 148 off 61 balls to set a new world record for the ...

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Fakhar, Haris lead Pakistan to ODI series win over Sri Lanka

KARACHI: Pakistan cruised to a five-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the third and final ODI in Karachi on Wednesday to clinch the three-match series 2-0 at the National Stadium. Pakistan had won the second ODI by 67 runs while the first match was washed out without a ball being ...

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Northamptonshire re-sign all-rounder Faheem Ashraf

BIRMINGHAM: Northamptonshire have re-signed Pakistan all-rounder Faheem Ashraf for the first half of next season. Ashraf played in the 2019 Vitality T20 Blast, claiming 11 wickets at 19, and he will be back next summer and this time be available for all formats of the game. The County will be ...

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Gambhir doesn’t see MS Dhoni playing the next World Cup

NEW DELHI: Former India international Gautam Gambhir doesn’t see MS Dhoni playing the next World Cup saying the time has come to move forward. Speculations over the future of Dhoni continue with the former captain on an international break stretching back to India’s World Cup semi-final defeat in July this ...

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AB de Villiers to make Big Bash debut with Brisbane Heat

SYDNEY: South African great AB de Villiers will make his debut in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League during the 2019-20 season after signing with Brisbane Heat, the team announced Tuesday. The 35-year-old prolific batsman will join the Heat for the second half of the eight-team competition that runs from December ...

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Babar Azam star in Pakistan’s 67-run win over Sri Lanka

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket fans left the National Stadium Karachi with big smiles on their faces as the national team registered a thumping 67-run win over Sri Lanka in the second ODI to take an unbeatable 1-0 lead in the three-match series on Monday. Pakistan rode on a magnificent hundred from ...

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Sarah Taylor retires from international cricket over anxiety issues

LONDON : World Cup-winning England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor has announced her retirement from international cricket because of an ongoing battle with anxiety. Taylor s 6,533 runs in 226 appearances across all formats places her second on England s all-time list, while she is widely regarded as one of the best ...

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Australia beat Sri Lanka in first women’s T20I

SYDNEY: Beth Mooney scored a century as Australia picked up a 41-run win over Sri Lanka in the opening game of the three-match women’s T20I in Sydney. Australia won the toss and elected to bat in the series opener. Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney put on a 72-run opening partnership ...

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Asia Cup: PCB sets deadline for India to confirm participation

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Wasim Khan has said that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has until June, 2020 to confirm participation in the Pakistan-hosted Asia Cup. The tournament is scheduled to take place in September next year. According to details, ...

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