Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Cricket

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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Bumrah bowls the best yorker in world currently: Wasim Akram

LONDON: Back in his time, he knew a thing or two about bowling ‘toe-crushers’ so no wonder Wasim Akram has high praise for Jasprit Bumrah’s ability to bowl the “most effective yorker” in world cricket currently. Bumrah, who played a pivotal role in India’s maiden Test series win on Australian ...

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Amla breaks Kohli’s record, smashes fastest 27 ODI centuries

PORT ELIZABETH: South Africa’s opener Hashim Amla has  become the fastest batsman to reach 27 ODI hundreds in just 167 innings,  breaking the record of  Virat Kohli, who  had taken 169 innings to reach the mark. Amla scored a magnificent ton in the first ODI against Pakistan but his unbeaten ...

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Hafeez lauds Pakistan’s confident run chase in first ODI

PORT ELIZABETH: Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that they were confident about chasing down the target, after restricting South Africa to 266 runs in first One-Day International (ODI). A sparkling performance from Mohammad Hafeez, another half-century for the in-form Imam-ul-Haq, and a superb death-bowling performance all helped Pakistan claim ...

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India defeats Australia to win ODI series

MELBOURNE: India clinched the one-day international series with a seven-wicket victory with four balls to spare in the third and deciding game against Australia in Melbourne on Friday. Veteran wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni expertly guided India to the win with an unbeaten 87 with solid support from Kedar Jadhav on ...

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England’s Olly Stone out of Windies tour

LONDON:- England fast bowler Olly Stone has been ruled out of the upcoming tour of West Indies with a back injury and will return home, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. Stone had a scan on Wednesday and was not selected for England’s first warm-up match against Cricket ...

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ICC WC-2019 tickets being resold for more than £12,000

LONDON: Cricket World Cup organizers are prepared to take legal action against secondary ticketing sites, with some tickets being priced at over £12,000 ($15,531). Tickets for the England v Australia game at Lord’s are being sold on Viagogo for 104 times their face value. “We are working closely with lawyers ...

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