Monday, 26 August 2019

Cricket

Hardik Pandya , Rahul suspension over sexist comments lifted

MUMBAI: Indian cricket board lifted on Thursday suspensions on Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul, imposed after comments about women during a talk show saw the players ordered home from a tour of Australia. Pandya boasted on the TV celebrity show earlier this month about his success with multiple women as Rahul ...

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Kohli will break all records created by Tendulkar: Zaheer Abbas

KARACHI: Pakistan’s legendary batsman Zaheer Abbas joined the bandwagon of former greats terming Indian captain Virat Kohli as the best batsman in world cricket who will break all the records of Sachin Tendulkar. Kohli currently has 39 ODI hundreds and is only 10 short of Tendulkar’s 49 centuries. Appearing on ...

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Dale Steyn, de Kock return for remaining ODIs

DURBAN: Quinton de Kock and Dale Steyn are back in South Africa’s squad for the remainder of the ODI series against Pakistan, while the left-arm seamer Beuran Hendricks, who is uncapped in ODIs, has also been called up. De Kock and Steyn were rested for the first two matches after ...

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Big Bash League: Melbourne Renegades defeat Sydney Thunder

SYDNEY Thunder have capped a forgettable week with a 12-run Big Bash League loss to Melbourne Renegades at Spotless Stadium. After being set 153 runs for victory, the Thunder were never able to find any momentum in their innings and managed just 5-140 from their 20 overs as the Renegades ...

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Sarfraz Ahmed lands in trouble for racist comments

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed might have got himself into trouble for allegedly using racist remarks against South Africa’s Andile Phehlukwayo. He could face disciplinary action after his remarks were caught on broadcast stump microphones during the second one-day international against South Africa in Durban. It now appears that wicketkeeper ...

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Proteas beat Pakistan to level series

DURBAN: Andile Phehlukwayo’s all-round show (4/22 and 69*) and Rassie van der Dussen’s unbeaten 80 helped South Africa beat Pakistan by five wickets in the second ODI at Kingsmead in Durban, on Tuesday. There’s hardly a South Africa run-chase devoid of drama. The hosts were rattled early by Shaheen Afridi, ...

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Kohli first to bag top three ICC awards in single year

DUBAI: Virat Kohli bagged all top three ICC Awards – the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year – for his performances in 2018, it was announced. In addition, the India ...

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Sofia Hayat makes shocking claim about Rohit Sharma affair

MUMBAI: Model and actor Sofia Hayat, who was involved in many controversies during the past, is currently writing a book on her life. The former Bigg Boss contestant, who earlier revealed she was dating Rohit Sharma will also include details about her relationship with the Team India batsman in her ...

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Abbas named in ICC Test Team of the Year

LONDON: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Abbas has been named in the International Cricket Council’s Test Team of the Year announced on Tuesday. Abbas, who turned heads with his destructive bowling on the UAE pitches, finished the year 2018 with 38 wickets from seven Tests at 13.76, including three five-wicket hauls ...

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Shoaib Malik relishing playing alongside Afridi in PSL

PORT ELIZABETH: Veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik is relishing the opportunity to play alongside former Pakistan captain and flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi, during the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). While speaking in an interview with Sky Sports, Malik said Afridi still has a lot to offer in the ...

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