Friday, 3 April 2020

Cricket

Alex Hales, Chris Jordan joins PSL knock-out phase

KARACHI: Two of the stars of England’s Twenty20 series cleansweep of West Indies are heading straight to Karachi in time for the knock-out phase of the Pakistan Super League. Alex Hales will bolster the top-order of Islamabad United when he re-joins the franchise ahead of their eliminator against Karachi Kings ...

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England sweep series against Windies

ST KITTS – David Willey made an emphatic point while Mark Wood didn’t miss a beat as West Indies were bowled out for an abysmal 71 and England cruised to an eight-wicket win in St Kitts to sweep their T20I series 3-0. Willey claimed 4 for 7 and Wood 3 ...

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India sought permission to wear army caps: ICC

DUBAI: The Indian cricket team was granted permission to wear camouflage caps during a one-day international against Australia in Ranchi, the ICC said. Mahendra Singh Dhoni distributed the caps among his team members before Friday’s toss for the third ODI as a way to pay tribute to 40 Indian soldiers ...

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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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