Monday, 18 January 2021

Sports

Time to get the PSL final in Dubai: Ben Duckett

SHARIAH: England national Ben Duckett, who is contracted with Islamabad United in Pakistan Super League (PSL), has said that it is probably time to move the PSL final to Dubai. The PSL final is scheduled to be held in Lahore on March 5. The speculations about the fate of the ...

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Holding PSL final in Lahore to be great thing: Sir Vivian Richards

SHARIAH: Former West Indies’ great and Quetta Gladiators’ mentor, Sir Vivian Richards believes that holding PSL final in Lahore would be a very positive step for Pakistan cricket as it will boost up the interest for the sport there. “Holding the final in Lahore would be a great thing for ...

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Virat Kohli issues Starc warning to Indian batsmen

DEW DELHI: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has raised his game to the next level and India’s batsmen need to be wary of his ability to trouble them with reverse swing, home captain Virat Kohli said on the eve of the first test beginning on Thursday. The 27-year-old left-arm paceman was ...

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Ross Taylor ton helps New Zealand past South Africa

CHRISTCHURCH: A Ross Taylor century helped New Zealand to a six-run victory to end South Africa’s long winning run and square their one-day international series. Taylor’s unbeaten 102 saw the Black Caps to 289-4 after they were put in to bat at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Wednesday. Jimmy Neesham ...

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Fans slam IPL for dropping World’s number one Imran Tahir

CAPETOWN: Proteas leg spinner Imran Tahir, who was recently crowned as T20 and ODI cricket number one bowler, hasnt been deemed fit enough for the upcoming Indian Premiere League (IPL). The 37-year-old went unsold, despite coming in with a low base price tag of just $75 000 (Rs 7,900,000), on ...

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Sharjeel denies any wrongdoing

KARACHI: Opening batsman Sharjeel Khan on Wednesday denied he is guilty of any wrongdoing in relation to allegations of spot-fixing during the PSL 2017. Sharjeel, who was in Karachi earlier today, said he has not done anything wrong. “I have not done anything wrong. Everything will get clear soon,” he ...

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Ex-Oldham Athletic footballer denies sex offences against 14-year-old

MANCHESTER: An ex-Oldham Athletic footballer took sexual advantage of a 14-year-old girl who had “a crush” on him after he “bullied” her into meeting up, a jury has heard. Jack Tuohy first met the “football mad” teenager at a schools’ tournament hosted by the English Football League One club in ...

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Afridi unveils Champions Trophy 2017

DUBAI: Former T20 skipper Shahid Afridi has unveiled Champions Trophy 2017 in a ceremony conducted in the International Cricket Council (ICC) headquarters. According to ICC press release received here on Tuesday, Afridi unveiled the trophy and clicked selfies. This time around, Champions Trophy is to be hosted by England and is scheduled ...

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Pakistani women in memorable rugby sevens debut

They might have won only one match at the Asian Women’s Rugby Sevens in Laos on the weekend, but for the Pakistan team – which formed only a year ago – it was a dream debut at an international event. “For everyone it’s a huge deal that the women are playing rugby,” ...

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It was just like a good dream: Umar Akmal

SHARJAH: Lahore Qalandars and Pakistan`s star batsman Umar Akmal vowed that he would further improve his batting skills in coming days. Speaking after the match, the right-hand batsman, who contributed his valuable 66 runs off 44 balls, said that he had a belief in himself that the more he stays ...

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