Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Cricket

I haven’t exactly hit the ground running: Chris Lynn

KOLKATA: It’s common knowledge that Chris Lynn’s career has been blighted by injuries, the latest one coming while fielding during the final of the Trans-Tasman Twenty20 International Tri-Series against New Zealand on 21 February this year, and keeping him out of action for a while, reported official website of ICC. Back with ...

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Eoin Morgan Backs 100 Ball-Format

AFP MANCHESTER: England limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan backed the proposed 100-ball cricket format suggesting that such innovations should be embraced otherwise cricket “will die”. The England and Wales Cricket Board caught everybody by surprise after announcing last week the creation of an eight-team domestic tournament in the brand new format ...

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Mickey Arthur reveals who will play a key role in Ireland and England

(File Photo) DUBLIN: Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur firmly believes that left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir will play a pivotal role in the national team’s success during their upcoming tours of Ireland and England. Arthur revealed that Amir will enjoy a lot of success if he gets the ball ...

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IPL: Delhi Daredevils Replace Injured Chris Morris With Junior Dala

HYDERABAD: Junior Dala, the South African fast bowler has been named as replacement for all-rounder Chris Morris in Delhi Daredevils’ (DD) squad. Dala remained unsold in IPL 2018 auctions. The fast bowler’s base price was Rs 20 lakh whereas Morris was retained in IPL 2018 retentions for Rs 7 crore. ...

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Sana Mir: You need strong, not smooth arms on sports field

(File Photo) LAHORE: Former captain of Pakistan women’s cricket team Sana Mir slammed the advertisement promoting the objectification and body shaming of women. Reportedly, Mir was talking about a hair removing cream advertisement, which shows the skin smoothness of women is a plus point for her on the sports field. In a Facebook post, ...

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ICC World Cup 2019 Full Schedule

(File Photo) LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed the schedule of the Cricket World Cup 2019, which will be held in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14. Hosts England and South Africa will play the tournament opener at The Oval, London on May 30, ...

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Injured Billy Stanlake out of rest of IPL

NEW DELHI: Sunrisers Hyderabad paceman Billy Stanlake has been ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 season due to a fractured finger. The Australian suffered a displaced fracture on the little finger of his right hand while fielding in the game against Chennai Super Kings ...

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Pandya, Karthik to be part of World XI

KOLKATA: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and wicketkeeper batsman Dinesh Karthik will be part of the ICC World XI which will take on the West Indies in a charity T20 game at the Lord’s on May 31, BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhury said here on Wednesday. “Hardik and Dinesh will be ...

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Rashid Khan: My quick arm action is a plus point for me

KABUL: Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan’s incredible rise has been one of the success stories in world cricket over the past few years. According to ICC, ranked No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings for bowlers, the leg-spinner from Afghanistan has 47 wickets from 29 T20 Internationals at 13.72 and an ...

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