Thursday, 12 December 2019

Cricket

Hard work of 17 years behind 10,000 runs: Younus

Karachi – Former Pakistan cricketer Younus Khan Wednesday said the people should give him the same respect as they respect his record-setting 10,000 runs. Speaking at the event hosted by The Citizen Foundation (TCF) in his honour, Younus said that there was a struggle of over 17 years behind his ...

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PCB omits Umar Akmal from central contract list

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday omitted controversial cricketer Umar Akmal from the central contract list for the period of 2017-18, which comprises 35 players classified into four categories. The central contracts have been awarded on the basis of performances, fitness, and discipline of the players. A number of ...

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West Indies, rain keep Pakistan women winless

LONDON: West Indies defeated Pakistan women by 19 runs under D/L method in the rain-hit match of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017 here on Tuesday. Chasing 245 in 38 overs, Pakistan lost two quick wickets after an 80-run stand for the second wicket between Nahida Khan and Javeria ...

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Zimbabwe clinches historic 1st ODI series win over Sri Lanka

ZIMBABWE clinched its first one-day international series win against Sri Lanka after beating the hosts by three wickets in the decider to secure a 3-2 victory on Monday. Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer won the toss and sent Sri Lanka into bat, with his bowlers restricting the hosts to 203-8 in ...

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Root praises ‘fabulous’ team performance

LONDON: Joe Root has praised a “fabulous” team performance as he started his reign as England captain in almost perfect fashion at Lord’s. “Everyone has played their part this week,” Root said after England completed a crushing 211-run victory. “It might not have been a six-for or a fifty, but ...

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Pandya Gets Test Call-Up For India’s Tour Of Sri Lanka

The All-India Senior Selection Committee on Sunday picked the India Cricket Team for the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka starting July 26. Virat Kohli-led India are set to play 3 Tests, 5 ODIs and one T20I against Sri Lanka during the long series. The three Test matches will be ...

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Lewis’ ton guides Windies to thrashing win over India

KINGSTON: Evin Lweis hammered ton to guide West Indies thrashing 9-wicket victory over India in their only Twenty20 International at Kingston, Jamaica on Sunday. Opener Evin Lewis scored an unbeaten 125 to guide the hosts to smashing victory. Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels scored 18 and 36 respectively to support ...

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Majestic Moeen Ali spins England to victory over South Africa

Moeen Ali celebrates his five-wicket haul as South Africa are rolled aside at Lord’s © Getty Images LONDON: Moeen Ali ripped through South Africa’s batting to give England a 211-run win in the first Test on a wonderfully entertaining fourth day at Lord’s. Off-spinner Moeen took 6-53 for match figures ...

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Fakhar says Kohli, Bumrah sledged him during CT final

KARACHI: Although it was Hasan Ali who remained the star performer for Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 with the ball, and Player of the Tournament as well, but young opening batsman Fakhar Zaman changed the course of his team’s batting approach with his aggressive style as soon as ...

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New Zealand eliminate Pakistan from ICC Women’s World Cup

TAUNTON: Pakistan made their exit from Women’s World Cup after they suffered their fifth consecutive loss in the tournament on Saturday, Samaa reported. Pakistan suffered an eight-wicket defeat at the hands of New Zealand at Taunton. Pakistan, electing to bat first, were bowled out after scoring 144 runs. Captain Sana ...

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