Thursday, 13 August 2020

Cricket

Jadeja bowls India to series-clinching victory

COLOMBO: Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja broke the back of Sri Lanka´s resistance after lunch to secure India´s series-clinching victory by an innings and 53 runs in the second test on Sunday. The all-rounder claimed his ninth five-wicket haul as Sri Lanka, forced to follow on after being shot out for ...

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Hasan Ali stars on debut to lead Patriots past Amazon Warriors

JAMAICA: Pakistan pace bowler Hasan Ali, who was the highest wicket-taker at the Champions Trophy earlier this year, enjoyed a fantastic Caribbean Premier League (CPL) debut as the two wickets he took during his economical spell helped the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots take down the Guyana Amazon Warriors by ...

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Champions Trophy semi-final against England changed my life: Raees

LONDON: Pakistan pacer Rumman Raees has revealed that his solitary appearance during his side’s Champions Trophy clash against hosts England has taken his career to another level. Raees was called into the national ODI squad as replacement for injured Mohammad Amir in a crucial semi-final clash against England. He did ...

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Bairstow 99, Anderson wickets put England in command

LONDON: For almost two decades South Africa have toured England, won the Test series and lopped off the head of the opposing captain in the process. But not anymore. This time they have provided lift off for the Joe Root era with England in charge of the fourth Investec Test ...

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Sarfraz wants Pakistan to become top class team

ISLAMABAD: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed wants Pakistan to become the No. 1 cricket team saying players just need support to prove their mettle. “Besides me the whole team dreams to be No.1 team,” Sport360 quoted Sarfraz as saying. He said as we achieved success in 2017 Champions Trophy, hopefully we would ...

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Cannot work with current setup of PCB: Sana Mir

LONDON: Sana Mir has stepped down from captaincy saying that she doesn’t intend to work under the current setup of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Mir expressed her concerns in an open letter posted to her official Facebook page. It all started when a report by team coach Sabih Azhar, leaked ...

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Ashwin steers India to 442-5 at lunch against Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Ravichandran Ashwin closed in on his half-century as India reached 442 for five at lunch on day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Friday. India, who resumed on 344-3, lost two of their overnight centurions in Cheteshwar Pujara (133) and Ajinkya Rahane (132) as Sri Lankan ...

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Ultimate goal to prepare Pakistan for World Cup: Arthur

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the ultimate goal is to prepare the team for World Cup 2019 and making it number one by finding suitable replacements of iconic cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan. Talking to the reporters here at the National Cricket Academy on ...

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Philander fit, ready to aid South Africa revival

MANCHESTER: Vernon Philander is confident both he and South Africa will be firing on all cylinders as they look to draw their Test series with England at Old Trafford. Philander was unable to be at his best during England s 239-run win in the third Test at The Oval after being ...

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Drawing Not Allowed In Islam: Moeen Ali Told On Twitter

LONDON: England cricketer Moeen Ali became the latest target of trolls after he asked his Twitter followers to bid for his drawing for a charity. The all-rounder’s portrait of Sir Viv Richards was to be auctioned by Cricket United, a cricket charity awareness campaign that raises money for the Professional Cricketers’ ...

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