Saturday, 14 December 2019

Cricket

Shinwari turns hero from zero as Kings reach play-off spot

LAHORE: Fast bowler Usman Shinwari kept his nerves in control to defend five runs in the last over and three off the last delivery to snatch a one-run win for Karachi Kings over Quetta Gladiators in a dramatic PSL clash in front of a packed to capacity National Stadium Karachi. ...

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Kohli slams DRS after historic Australia defeat

NEW DELHI: Skipper Virat Kohli has slammed the decision review system (DRS) as “not consistent” after India had a referral turned down by the TV umpire and went on to lose the fourth one-day international to a record Australia chase in Mohali. Ashton Turner hit an unbeaten 43-ball 84 to ...

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Daren Sammy visits Jinnah tomb to pay homage

PESHAWAR Zalmi Skipper Daren Sammy along with Chairman Javed Afridi visited the mausoleum of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali  Jinnah  in Karachi. West Indies cricket star paid homage to the great leader and the founder of Pakistan, saying: “It was an honour to pay my respects to the great man”. Daren Sammy, ...

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Afridi salutes foreign players for coming to Pakistan

KARACHI: Shahid Afridi, former Pakistan skipper and one of the most popular cricketers around the world for his boom boom hitting, has saluted the foreign players for featuring in the Pakistan-leg matches of the HBL Pakistan Super League, saying they will always be credited for helping the PCB to revive ...

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I am loving my visit to Pakistan, says Kieron Pollard

KARACHI: West Indies master blaster Kieron Pollard had heard a lot of good things about Pakistan and that made him curious to visit the cricket-mad country, which has a rich history and tradition of always welcoming and hospitable to those who visit it. The 31-year-old had never visited Pakistan, but ...

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Australia outplay army cap wearing India in 3rd ODI

RANCHI: Opener Usman Khawaja’s maiden one-day international century and incisive bowling helped Australia outplay India by 32 runs to stay alive in the five-match series on Friday. Adam Zampa led the bowling charge with three wickets including the prized scalp of India captain Virat Kohli, for 123, to help dismiss ...

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Smith and Warner left out of Australia’s ODI squad for Pakistan

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner were Friday left out of Australia´s one-day squad for the series against Pakistan despite being eligible for the final two games after their ball-tampering bans expire. Selector Trevor Hohns said it had been decided they would be better served playing their way back into ...

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South Africa thump Sri Lanka in second ODI

PRETORIA: South Africa’s Quinton de Kock top-scored with a fluent 94 as they cruised to a 113-run victory over Sri Lanka and a 2-0 lead in their five-match One-Day International series. South Africa claimed an eight-wicket victory in the opening match on Sunday and were dominant again despite losing their ...

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PSL-4: Riki Wessels joins Lahore Qalandars

LONDON: English wicket-keeper batsman Riki Wessels has joined Lahore Qalandars squad to replace injured Ryan ten Doeschate as the team’s foreign players arrived in Karachi for Pakistan leg of PSL. An official of Lahore Qalandars confirmed that Ryan ten Doeschate did not travel to Pakistan due to an injury while ...

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Shaniera Akram welcomes Shane Watson to Pakistan

KARACHI: Shaniera Akram, wife of former skipper Wasim Akram has welcomed former Australian captain Shane Watson to Pakistan after he confirmed his presence in the last leg of the Pakistan Super League in Karachi. Shaniera commented on the Twitter post of Shane Watson, saying “Welcome Watto! Probably not so great ...

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