Monday, 11 December 2017

Sports

Nasir Jamshed banned for one year

Nasir Jamshed

LAHORE: Former Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed has been banned for a year for failing to co-operate with the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) regarding an investigation into corruption, the governing body said on Monday. Jamshed, who has played 48 one-day internationals for Pakistan, was suspended from all forms ...

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Shakib-Al-Hasan replaces Rahim as Bangladesh test captain

SHAKIB

Bangladesh have named all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as test captain in place of Mushfiqur Rahim ahead of the two-match test series against Sri Lanka in January, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said. Shakib previously led the team for nine tests from 2009 to 2011 and took over the Twenty20 captaincy ...

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Sri Lanka roll over India in first ODI

Sri Lanka roll over India in first ODI

DHARAMSALA: Sri Lankan bowlers pierced through the Indian batting order, that is without Virat Kohli for this tour, to shoot them down for a 112 runs and later their top order held its own to chase a slim total with in the first 21 overs to go 1-0 up in a three ...

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PCB summons Sami over fixing allegations in BPL

Mohammad Sami

LAHORE: Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Sami was summoned by PCB on Friday to seek his clarification pertaining to fixing allegations in BPL. According to details, Sami was summoned by the Anti-Corruption Unit of the Pakistan Cricket Board. The fast bowler had returned to the country after playing in the Bangladesh ...

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Hafeez to remodel bowling action in England

Hafeez

LONDON: Pakistan all-rounder M Hafeez is traveling to England in the middle of next week to have his bowling action remodeled, which was deemed as illegal last month. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesman has said that Hafeez’ bowling action would be assessed under bio-mechanist expert Dr Paul Hurrion and ...

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Boom Boom Afridi stars as Dhaka waltz into the BPL final

bpl-afridi

DHAKA Dynamites, banking on pure power hitting and a sensational trio of spin bowlers, reached the 2017 BPL final with a 95-run win over Comilla Victorians in the first qualifier in Mirpur. Evin Lewis gave them the perfect start with the bat, top scoring with 47 before Kieron Pollard and ...

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BPL Qualifier-1: Comilla Victorians vs Dhaka Dynamites today

Comilla Victorians vs Dhaka Dynamites

DHAKA: The first qualifier of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is between Comilla Victorians and Dhaka Dynamites today (Friday) at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. The head-on clash between the Comilla Victorians and the Dhaka Dynamites will reveal the first finalist of the tournament. Friday’s clash will be an imperative one ...

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Afghan wicketkeeper Shahzad gets 12-month doping ban

Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad for twelve months after he inadvertently ingested prohibited substances. According to a press release, the wicketkeeper-batsman had consumed, Hydroxycut, a prohibited substance. The ICC had found the substance during a screening test after getting sample on January 17, ...

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Jonty Rhodes parts ways with Mumbai Indians

Jonty Rhodes

MUMBAI: Jonty Rhodes’ long innings as fielding coach of Mumbai Indians has come to an end after nine years because he has decided to focus on personal business. The three-time IPL champion has named James Pamment as the fielding coach of the side for IPL 2018. MI owner Akash Ambani ...

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