Friday, 7 August 2020

Cricket

AB de villiers on fire as Lahore Qalandars destroy Multan

DUBAI: Master blaster AB de Villiers announced his arrival as he in company of former South African teammate David Wiese annihilated Multan Sultans in the final five overs for Lahore Qalandars to clinch a drama-packed HBL PSL match in Sharjah by six wickets. According to PCB spokesman, De Villiers brought ...

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England batsmen must curb aggression in ODI series

Eoin Morgan

LONDON: England’s batsmen must curb their attacking instincts on tough Caribbean pitches to extend their dominance in the limited-overs game, skipper Eoin Morgan said ahead of Wednesday’s first one-day international against the West Indies. England are keen to respond to a 2-1 defeat in the three-match test series but the ...

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PSL: Peshawar Zalmi defeat Karachi Kings by 44 runs

SHARJAH: Courtesy exceptional performance from opener Imam-ul-Haq and fast bowler Hasan Ali, Peshawar Zalmi registered a thumping 44-run win against Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League encounter at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Skipper Sammy and Imam powered Zalmi to a fighting total of 153 runs after an ...

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ICC launches #Worldwidewickets to celebrate cricket around the world

LONDON: Fans around the globe are to be given a chance to experience the excitement of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 through the ICC’s brand new #WorldwideWickets campaign that will celebrate the different ways we all play cricket.  According to ICC press release, launched on Thursday, the user-generated ...

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Jason Roy, Root score centuries in record England win

BARBADOS: Jason Roy and Joe Root scored centuries as England clinched a record-breaking victory over West Indies in a display of pure power hitting and shot making by both sides in their opening one-day international in Barbados on Wednesday. Roy made 123 and Root 102 as the visitors scored 364 ...

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Irfan Ansari banned from all cricket for 10 years

DUBAI: Irfan Ansari has been banned from all cricket for 10 years after the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching three counts of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. During the hearing, the tribunal heard evidence that Ansari approached Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed during the Pakistan series with Sri Lanka ...

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Alastair Cook confident England can end World Cup drought

LONDON: Alastair Cook believes England can end decades of World Cup disappointment with a triumph on home soil this year. England have never won the men’s World Cup, but with 100 days to go until the start of the latest edition, a team captained by Eoin Morgan are top of ...

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PSL: Salman Butt replaces Hafeez in Lahore Qalandars squad

LAHORE: Lahore Qalandars have roped in Salman Butt to replace the injured Mohammad Hafeez for the remainder of the PSL 2019 season. This is the most high-profile event Butt will be part of after his return in 2016 from his five-year suspension for his involvement in the spot-fixing scandal of ...

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PCB appoints new live production partner for PSL 4

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday announced the consortium of Blitz and Trans Group as the new live production partner for the HBL Pakistan Super League 2019 (PSL). Blitz are the PCB’s broadcast partners in Pakistan, while Trans Group are the event management partners. Blitz and Trans Group will ...

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