Friday, 21 September 2018

Cricket

Imran Tahir humiliated by Pakistani consulate in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan-born South African cricketer Imran Tahir will be soon seen spinning the players in his web for the World XI tour to Pakistan. However, before the tournament goes underway, the champion spinner had his set of problems. Tahir and his family were humiliated by a Pakistani consulate in Birmingham ...

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Razzaq signs contract with Afghan cricket league

KABUL/LAHORE: Former Test cricketer Abdul Razzaq has signed a contract with the Afghan cricket league. Razzaq will be a part of the team Amo Sharks participating in the Shpageeza Cricket League. Earlier, former cricketer Shahid Afridi had announced on Twitter that he will also play in the upcoming Afghan league. ...

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Trying to help Pakistan is important for cricket: Paul Collingwood

LONDON: There are lots of reasons why I’m looking forward to playing in the World XI T20 tour of Lahore. Hopefully this can be a significant step in helping Pakistan host international fixtures again after eight years of playing in other countries, including their home series in the United Arab ...

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Australian team bus hit by stone in Bangladesh

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia insisted Tuesday it is comfortable with security in Bangladesh following an incident in which a window on the team bus was smashed. CA said the window was broken by a “small rock or stone” as Australia´s players were returning to the team hotel after Monday´s opening day ...

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ICC’s security team reaches Lahore to assess security arrangements

LAHORE: In order to review the security arrangements for international cricketing stars visiting the country to play a three-match series against Pakistan – Independence Cup 2017, to be played on September 12, 13 and 15 at the Gaddafi Stadium – International Cricket Council’s (ICC) two-member special security team arrived in ...

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Kohli steers India to 5-0 whitewash over Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Virat Kohli hit his second century in a row as India thrashed Sri Lanka by six wickets in the fifth one-day international Sunday to inflict a humiliating 5-0 series defeat on the beleaguered hosts. Kohli smashed nine fours in his unbeaten 110-run knock to help the visitors achieve the ...

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Shadab Khan signs Big Bash contract with Brisbane Heat

BRISBANE: Pakistan’s dynamic teen leg-spinner Shadab Khan will play in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League with Brisbane Heat this year. Shadab, 18, has made impressive progress since his international debut for Pakistan last year, producing starring T20 turns in the Pakistan Super League and the Caribbean Premier League. He earned ...

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Sethi says zero tolerance for corrupt practices

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has said that the verdict of PCB anti corruption tribunal against spot fixer Sharjeel Khan is a vindication of our policy of zero tolerance against corrupt practices in the game of cricket. “The PCB anti corruption and vigilance department deserves great credit ...

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Kohli to continue experiments in fifth ODI

NEW DELHI: Skipper Virat Kohli described India’s 168-run win over Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI as a clinical performance and said he would continue to experiment with the team’s lineup in the fifth and final ODI on Sunday. Batting first, India posted a huge 375/5 in the fourth ODI ...

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