Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Cricket

Worcestershire’s Whiteley hits six sixes in an over

LONDON: Worcestershire´s Ross Whiteley hit six sixes in an over on Sunday to join a select group who´ve performed the feat in senior cricket. Whiteley struck Yorkshire left-arm spinner Karl Carver for six sixes – a total of 36 runs – during the 16th over of Worcestershire´s innings in an ...

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Mithali Raj wants women’s League after World Cup heartbreak

LONDON: Losing captain Mithali Raj said now was time to “create the base” of a female equivalent to the Indian Premier League after her side’s hopes of Women’s World Cup final glory were snatched away by England at Lord’s. Raj’s side looked on course to lift the trophy for the ...

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World XI expected to have Amla, Clarke: PCB

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that top players, including Hashim Amla and Michael Clarke, were expected to be part of the proposed World XI which is to tour Pakistan in September. During a conversation on Geo Super’s show “Yey Hai Cricket Pakistan”, Shaharyar said he ...

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Will become Wasim Akram, if given 2nd opportunity: Waqar

MELBOURNE: Former Pakistani fast bowler Waqar Younis stated that he will chose to be Wasim Akram, if given second opportunity. “90s” The Golden era of Pak🇵🇰🇵🇰Cricket..If I get another opportunity 2 choose who I want 2 be,,I’ll say @wasimakramlive #TrueLegend #Respect https://t.co/3J4HGDWzbV — waqar younis (@waqyounis99) July 22, 2017 In ...

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Hasan Ali signs up for Caribbean Premier League: sources

JAMAICA: Pakistan pacer and Champions Trophy hero Hasan Ali has been signed by West Indies’ popular T20 venture Caribbean Premier League (CPL), sources within the Pakistan Cricket Board said. According to the sources, the star bowler will be featuring for CPL franchise St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, which also boasts ...

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India eye history in Women’s World Cup final against England

LONDON: India have the chance to alter the course of cricket history when they face hosts England in the Women´s World Cup final at Lord´s on Sunday. Since the tournament´s inception in 1973 — two years before the men´s World Cup started – it has been dominated by England and ...

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Herath to skipper SL against India

COLOMBO: The ace spinner will lead in Galle and possibly Colombo depending on the health of the ill captain Veteran spinner Rangana Herath has been confirmed as Dinesh Chandimal’s replacement as Test skipper after the newly-appointed skipper was ruled out of the first Test against India with illness. Herath has ...

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Sarfraz vows to make team No 1 in all formats

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed vowed to make Pakistan No 1 cricket team in all the three formats. Sarfraz, who was recently appointed Test skipper as well, will now lead the national team in all the three formats. He became T20 captain after the 2016 World T20, when Shahid Afridi ...

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