Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Cricket

Bairstow leads England to rout of South Africa

LONDON: South Africa chose to bat and laboured to 142 for three before Bairstow and Alex Hales shared a superb unbroken second-wicket partnership of 98 to guide the hosts to their target with 5.3 overs to spare. “I’m trying to progress all the time and I played a few shots ...

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I will never reveal dressing-room details: Kohli

NEW DELHI: Opening up for the first time, Virat Kohli today said that he will never reveal dressing-room details, in an apparent reference to the now retired coach Anil Kumble’s statement that their partnership had become “untenable”. Kumble stepped down a couple of days back due to differences with the ...

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Time to decide on Dhoni and Yuvraj role: Rahul Dravid

NEW DELHI: India Under-19 cricket team coach and former Indian skipper, Rahul Dravid, asked to take a call on the role of MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh in the current Indian team, given the fact that the World Cup 2019 is just a couple of years away. “It is a ...

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Pak win against India was celebrated in Kashmir like never before

SRINAGAR: Two days after Pakistan lifted its maiden Champions Trophy, the excitement and the jubilation in  Kashmir is yet to end. Soon after the Indian wickets started falling like nine pins following a terrific spell by the pacer Mohammad Amir, the streets of Kashmir erupted in a cathartic joy. The ...

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Anil Kumble steps down as India coach

Anil Kumble has stepped down as India coach, four days before the limited-overs tour of the Caribbean begins. The decision comes less than a month after it emerged that players, including captain Virat Kohli, had told BCCI officials that they were uncomfortable with the “intimidating” style of Kumble’s man management. ...

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Champions Pakistan climb to No 6 in ODI rankings

LONDON: Pakistan’s stunning title-winning triumph in the Champions Trophy has catapulted them to number six in the One-day International rankings. The triumphant team’s players have also made significant gains in the individual rankings following a 180-run victory over India in the final. According to the latest ICC rankings announced on ...

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Sarfraz proud as Fakhar and Hasan join him in ICC’s team of tournament

LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said being named skipper of the International Cricket Council’s team of the Champions Trophy was the “perfect icing on the cake” of his side’s stunning title triumph. Sarfraz’s side thrashed title-holders India by 180 runs in a remarkable final The Oval having been the lowest ...

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