Sunday, 21 October 2018

Sports

BFI will not allow its boxers for Amir Khan’s pro-league

NEW DELHI: Amir Khan is all set to promote a boxing league in India in tie-up with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) but the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has ruled out allowing any of its pugilists in the event. The Super Boxing League (SBL) will roll out from July 7 to August ...

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Younis Khan becomes first Pakistani to join 10,000 runs club

KINGSTON: Younis Khan became the first Pakistani batsman in Test cricket to complete 10,000 runs here on Sunday. Younis, who is also termed a ‘Run machine’ for green Shirts made the history as he crossed 23rd run during first innings of Pakistani side in the first test match against Wes ...

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WATCH: Wahab extraordinary catch against Windies in 1st Test

JAMAICA: Pakistan‘s speargun Wahab Riaz‘s brilliant display of his athleticism was one of the highlights of Day One of the first Test against West Indies at Sabina Park in Kingston. Wahab grabbed an extraordinary catch to get rid of Roston Chase on Friday. Chase, who was batting good on 63, looked to ...

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Bangladesh name Shakib Al Hasan as T20 captain

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Saturday appointed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as their next captain for Twenty20 internationals, replacing retired fast bowler Mashrafe Mortaza. Mashrafe announced his retirement from the game’s shortest format during Bangladesh recent series against Sri Lanka. Shakib’s appointment was confirmed in a meeting of the Bangladesh Cricket Board ...

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Nadal claims record-extending 10th Monte Carlo title

PARIS: Rafael Nadal claimed a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo Masters title as he geared up for his beloved French Open with a 6-1 6-3 victory against fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos on Sunday. The fourth seed, who is also targeting a 10th Roland Garros trophy this year, was always in command ...

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Dale Steyn to face England Lions

LONDON: England Lions are set for a clash with Dale Steyn later this summer after his surprise inclusion in one of the South Africa A squads due to arrive in the coming weeks. The 33-year-old, who has 417 Test wickets and had a long reign at the top of the ...

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ICC unveil practice match schedule for Women’s World Cup

LONDON: Defending champions Australia will face South Africa and Pakistan in warm-up matches prior to this year’s International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup in England and Wales, it has been announced. The ICC has published the warm-up schedule for the eight competing nations, with games due to be played ...

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Windies recover after Amir strikes on Day 1

JAMAICA: West Indies’ middle and lower order came to their rescue in a big way as they recovered from a precarious 71 for 5 to end the opening day in Jamaica on 244 for 7. Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich added 118 for the sixth wicket after Mohammad Amir had ...

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Afridi thanks Kohli for WONDERFUL farewell gift

LONDON: The political situation between Pakistan and India may not be so ideal currently, but cricketers from the South Asian rival countries are not hesitating from showing respect for each other. Both Pakistan and India have not played a full series since 2007 due to ongoing political tensions between the ...

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