Friday, 18 January 2019

Cricket

Shikhar Dhawan’s message to injured Shoaib Malik

NEW DELHI: Cricket ties with India and Pakistan are not less strained than political relations between the two countries. But a different scene is being witnessed on twitter where Indian star batsman Shikhar Dhawan enquired the well-being of Pakistani all-rounder and Sania Mirza’s husband Shoaib Malik. But the gesture didn’t ...

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New Zealand Beat Pakistan by 7 Wickets in 1st T20I

WELLINGTON: New Zealand thrashed Pakistan by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 international in Wellington. Having been whitewashed 5-0 in the one-day international series, any hopes Pakistan would be more competitive in the shorter format were swiftly dashed as they collapsed to 38 for six after being put in. Seth Rance ...

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Top order batsmen didn’t do their job this series: Mickey Arthur

WELLINGTON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur was given a rough reminder of how quickly fortunes can change in Pakistan cricket after seeing his side slump to a 5-0 ODI series defeat in New Zealand. The whitewash was just the third 5-0 loss in Pakistan’s history, and the first since 2010. Speaking ...

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Sri Lanka beats Zimbabwe tri-nations ODI

DHAKA: “Thisara is performing as a batsman and bowler. It is crucial; we missed the most senior player after the first game so Thisara stood as up as a performer,” said Chandimal. “As I said, once you get a start in the top four you need to bat long. That’s what ...

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England U19s hit record score in win over Canada

AUCKLAND: England made light work of Canada to round off the group stages of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with another victory and set up a quarter-final with Australia. Captain Harry Brook lost the toss for the third game in a row – the only thing he’s getting wrong at ...

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Shoaib Malik dropped from T20I series against New Zealand

WELLINGTON: Pakistan Tour Management Committee has decided that Shoaib Malik will not be part of the team for the three-match T20I series against New Zealand. Shoaib Malik had suffered a concussion during Pakistan’s fourth ODI against New Zealand in Hamilton on January 16. The 35-year-old was not wearing a helmet ...

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Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka for biggest ODI win

DHAKA: Tamim Iqbal smashed 84 as Bangladesh hit 320 and then inflicted further misery on Sri Lanka to claim their biggest win in one-day cricket. Sri Lanka , under new coach Chandika Hathurusingha, were skittled out for 157 and the performance will set new alarm bells ringing after they lost ...

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Sarfraz praises bowlers despite series loss

WELLINGTON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed heaped praise on his bowlers despite his team’s 0-5 whitewash in the One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand. New Zealand completed the series sweep with a 15-run victory in the fifth and final match at the Basin Reserve on Friday. “We back our team. ...

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Sri Lanka sweat over Mathews fitness ahead of Bangladesh ODI

DHAKA: Skipper Angelo Mathews is doubtful for Sri Lanka’s second One Day International in the tri-nation tournament in Bangladesh after the all-rounder sustained a suspected injury on Thursday. Mathews, who was in action during Sri Lanka’s opening loss to Zimbabwe on Wednesday, was under observation ahead of the crucial game ...

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England beat Australia again to lead ODI series 2-0

BRISBANE: England’s Joe Root, left, celebrates after getting the wicket of Australia’s Steve Smith, right, during the one day cricket match between England and Australia in Brisbane, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Brisbane: England cruised to a four-wicket victory over Australia in Friday’s second One-Day Cricket international at the Gabba to ...

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