Saturday, 15 August 2020

Cricket

Mir Hamza to make county debut with Sussex

LONDON: Pakistan’s Test fast bowler Mir Hamza will make his county debut this season after signing with Sussex for nine first-class matches in 2019. 26-year-old Hamza, who played his only Test last October against Australia, will join the county team in May this year. “Hamza will be available for eight ...

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West Indies crush England again for series win

NORTH SOUND: Kemar Roach and captain Jason Holder led another rout of the England batting line-up as the West Indies completed a crushing series-clinching 10-wicket victory after tea on the third day of the second Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Saturday. Trailing by 119 runs ...

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Faf du Plessis rested for last two T20Is

CAPE TOWN: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been rested for the last two Twenty20 Internationals against Pakistan. The team will be led by David Miller in his absence. Apart from resting du Plessis ahead of a packed cricket calendar leading to the world cup, the South African team management are also looking ...

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PCB chairman hits out at ICC for suspending Sarfraz Ahmed

LONDON: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani has lashed out at the International Cricket Council (ICC) over its decision to suspend Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed. Mani was of the view that the board has already ‘cleared the air’ after Sarfraz publicly apologize for the incident and the apology ...

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Shoaib Malik’s special message for Windies women cricket team

LONDON: Pakistan stand-in captain Shoaib Malik has expressed warm wishes to the esteemed West Indies women cricket team on its arrival in Pakistan. In a tweet, Malik extended a heartfelt welcome to the players of the team, adding that he hopes they find they time to explore the ‘beautiful city ...

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Chandimal banking on pitch help to level series

CANBERRA: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal does not expect disconcerting bounce at the Manuka Oval and hopes the surface will suit their game as the depleted tourists aim to level the two-test series against Australia in the final match from Friday. The picturesque ground in Australia’s capital has hosted nine ...

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New Zealand beat India by 8 wickets in 4th ODI

HAMILTON: New Zealand chased a target of 93 runs with eights wickets remaining to win the fourth one-day international against India. India crumbled without talisman Virat Kohli and posted their lowest one-day international total in nine years on Thursday as a revitalised New Zealand attack went on the rampage in ...

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Rameez Raja criticizes Shadab Khan after flop show in series decider

CAPE TOWN: Former Pakistan captain turned cricket commentator Ramiz Raja has criticized the national team, especially leg spinner Shadab Khan, after they missed a golden opportunity to beat South Africa in the One Day International (ODI) series. The Men in Green were blown away in the series deciding fifth ODI ...

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Pakistan women cricket team to play 100th T20I against Windies

KARACHI: Pakistan women cricket team will play their 100th T20I when they take on West Indies in the opening match at Karachi’s Southend Club today. Today’s encounter between the two sides will be their first meeting in Pakistan since 2004, when the Windies women toured the country for a Test and ...

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Proteas seal ODI series

CAPE TOWN: An all-round performance by South Africa helped them to seal the series in fifth and final one-day international played at Newlands Stadium, Cape Town on Wednesday, thanks to a superb bowling performance by South African bowlers that helped them restrict Pakistan to a modest total which the batsmen ...

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