Thursday, 28 May 2020

Cricket

Herath becomes first left arm spinner to grab 400 Test wickets

ABU DHABI: The 39-year-old achieved some remarkable statistics and once again showed the world that he is one of, if not the best left arm spinner in the game. He has picked up 101 wickets against Pakistan, most by any bowler. The record for the previous highest number of wickets ...

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Sri Lanka defeat Pakistan by 21 runs in first Test

ABU DHABI: Rangana Herath was the usual suspect as Sri Lanka ran through Pakistan to claim a memorable 21-run win on the final day of the first match in the two-Test series between the two sides. The Abu Dhabi pitch had been docile enough for the first three days to ...

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England can win Ashes without Ben Stokes, says Moeen Ali

LONDON: Moeen Ali says England can still win the Ashes on enemy turf even if talismanic all-rounder Ben Stokes is not in the party that travels to Australia. Stokes was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and suspended from internationals until further notice following an ...

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England thrash West Indies to win series 4-0

OUTHAMPTON: Jonny Bairstow hit an unbeaten century to lead England to a thumping nine-wicket victory over the West Indies in Southampton on Friday, in a low-key fifth and final one-day international overshadowed by the Ben Stokes scandal. Bairstow struck 141 not out as the hosts sealed the win with 12 ...

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South Africa on top against battling Bangladesh

DHAKA: Bangladesh had their best day in three Test series in South Africa but could not prevent the hosts from moving into a dominant position on the third day of the first Test at Senwes Park on Saturday. Mominul Haque and Mahmudullah hit half-centuries to enable Bangladesh to avoid the ...

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Bismah Maroof replaces Sana Mir as Pakistan’s ODI captain

LAHORE: After a miserable show in the World Cup staged in England where Pakistan failed to bag a single win, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday (September 30) came up with a few drastic changes, both in their team’s leadership and management in a bid to bring in better results ...

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PCB set to demand USD 70 million compensation from BCCI

DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board, following its consultation process, will ask the Board of Control for Cricket in India to pay USD 70 million for failing to play two ‘home bilateral series. The Pakistan board is expected to file its claims to the ICC’s dispute resolution committee in a few ...

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Yasir Shah becomes fastest spinner to reach 150 Test wickets

ABU DHABI: Pakistan’s Yasir Shah added another feather to his cap on Thursday when he became the fastest spinner and the second-fastest bowler ever to reach the 150 wickets mark in Test cricket. 31-year-old Yasir Shah, who’s playing his career’s 27th Test in Abu Dhabi against Sri Lanka, completed his ...

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Ton-up Warner breaks India’s winning streak

BANGALORE: In a week where fierce rivals England saw their Ashes campaign thrown off course by the arrest of star allrounder Ben Stokes, Australia gave their own preparations for the Test summer the tiniest of boosts by snapping a worrying streak of eight consecutive ODIs and 13 away games overall ...

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Imad Wasim denies allegations made by the Afghan-born Dutch girl

LONDON: The Afghan-born Dutch girl, whose pictures surfaced with Pakistan cricketer Imad Wasim earlier this week, has accused the cricketer of being “disloyal to her.” The pictures of the cricketer with an unknown female had sparked social media frenzy earlier in the week. The girl claimed to have met Imad ...

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