Sunday, 22 July 2018

Sports

Shoaib Akhtar suggests to make Babar Azam captain

KARACHI: Former Pakistan cricketer and world’s fastest bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said that Babar Azam should be made Test captain of Pakistan team. Shoaib Akhtar said in his statement that time has come to move on, we should invest in our future and make Babar Test captain. Let it be ...

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Finch to captain Aussie Twenty20 team against Sri Lanka

SYDNEY: Opening batsman Aaron Finch will lead the Australian Twenty20 team in the upcoming series against Sri Lanka with captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner resting ahead of the tour of India. Finch, who was stand-in captain in Monday’s one-day international against New Zealand, will take the helm for ...

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Eoin Morgan to complain against Indian umpire for wrong decision

NAGPUR: England captain Eoin Morgan expressed his frustration over the quality of umpiring and indicated that the team management will give their feedback to the Match Referee. Match report; Photos; Series schedule England lost the second T20 International by 5 runs and Joe Root got a real howler as Indian ...

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Shahid Afridi: Focusing on PSL only

KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Khan Afridi said on Monday he was fit to play cricket and was focusing on the second edition of Pakistan Super League. Afridi, who has not played international cricket since World T20 last year, was asked again and again at a programme at the Karachi ...

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Fitness standard should be set: Saeed Ajmal

ISLAMABAD: Training camp underway by Islamabad United for the preparation of Pakistan Super League (PSL) second edition. The former Pakistani bowler Saeed Ajmal asked the cricket board to introduce a fitness standard for players. Meanwhile, the preparations for PSL are in full swing. The star players chatted with program host ...

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Five top-flight clubs caught up in UK soccer abuse scandal – police

LONDON: Five English Premier League and three Championship (second tier) soccer clubs are being investigated in relation to allegations of widespread historical child sex abuse in the sport dating back to the 1970s, British police said on Monday. The Metropolitan Police Service, who confirmed last month that it had launched ...

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Amir Khan tells Kell Brook to wait for fight

BIRMINGHAM: Boxer Amir Khan has told Kell Brook he must wait until the end of this year and stay at welterweight to make their British blockbuster happen. Khan is not considering Brook as an opponent for his comeback fight in May but is more open to their grudge fight now ...

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Gayle expresses wish to play T20 until he turns 50

KINGSTOWN: Outstanding batsman of West Indies Chris Gayle has expressed to play Twenty20 until he turns 50 years old and said that he is trying to return to Test format in 2018. In an interview, Chris Gayle said that he wants to be the first man to play till 50. ...

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India level T20 series against England

NAGPUR: Fast bowler Ashish Nehra claimed three wickets as he combined with Jasprit Bumrah to choke the England batting and set up India’s series levelling five-run win in the second Twenty20 international in Nagpur. Chasing 145 for victory, England needed eight off the final over but Bumrah claimed two wickets ...

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Federer outlasts Nadal for 18th grand slam

MELBOURNE:  Roger Federer came out on top after a rollercoaster ride in the 35th chapter of his rivalry with Rafa Nadal to win his fifth Australian Open 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 and clinch a first grand slam title in four and a half years. The 35-year-old capped his triumphant ...

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