Thursday, 26 April 2018


Regaining home advantage an immediate priority for RCB

Regaining home advantage an immediate priority for RCB

BENGALURU: Prior to Royal Challengers Bangalore’s first game this season, captain Virat Kohli said this was ‘our most balanced side ever’. After the first round of games, it appeared Royal Challengers had the most unbalanced XI among all teams: a star-studded top four, followed by an untested middle order and a ...

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Sunrisers Hyderabad pull off thrillingwin over Mumbai Indians

Billy Stanlake and Deepak Hooda held their nerves to pull off a close win against Mumbai Indians (AFP)

Billy Stanlake and Deepak Hooda held their nerves to pull off a close win against Mumbai Indians (AFP) CHENNAI: In a thrilling match, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) defeated Mumbai Indians (MI) by 1 wicket in Match 7 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 at Hyderabad. With this win, SRH and ...

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Wahab has not won us a game in two years: Arthur

Wahab Riaz - Shane Watson

LAHORE: Wahab Riaz has become the latest casualty of coach Mickey Arthur’s drive towards a high-performance culture within the Pakistan squad. So low has Wahab’s stock fallen that he was not even part of the 25 probables recently chosen for a training camp, from which a squad will be chosen to tour Ireland ...

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Sania Mirza gives cheeky reply to Shadab’s tweet


LONDON: It looks like Shadab Khan has rubbed salt into Sania Mirza’s wounds, as he shared a picture with Shoaib Malik on a bike and wished the couple on their wedding anniversary with an interesting caption. The sports couple is celebrating their 8th wedding anniversary today and they are getting ...

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Azhar Ali: English conditions to favor pace bowlers

Azhar Ali

LAHORE: Pakistan opener Azhar Ali believes English condition will favor fast-bowlers and his compatriot pacers have the ability to trouble the hosts. The right-handed opener was talking to media when he said that England will have home advantage but Pakistan is ready for the challenge. “Home side always has an advantage ...

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IPL matches moved out of Chennai over security concerns


CHENNAI Super Kings will lose their home advantage for the rest of the IPL.* The IPL has decided to move their six remaining home games out of the city in the wake of protests during the venue’s first match and threats to disrupt more fixtures. Kasi Viswananthan, Super Kings’ chief ...

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Asia Cup 2018 shifted from India to UAE

Asia Cup 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Tuesday moved the venue of the Asia Cup 2018 from India to Dubai citing reservations of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). PCB Chairman Najam Sethi headed the annual meeting of the ACC in Kuala Lumpur, during which it was decided that the ...

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Commonwealth Games 2018 England vs Pakistan ends 2-2 draw in hockey

Pakistan England hockey

GOLD COAST: Pakistan drew 2-2 against England in a thrilling encounter in men’s hockey at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Both the teams played two goalless quarters in the match, but then Pakistan’s Muhammad Irfan Jr. opened the scoring with a 32nd-minute goal. England’s Mark Gleghorne equalised the ...

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Yasir Shah to miss England tour

Yasir Shah

LONDON: Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah will be missing out on the tours of Ireland and England due to a hip injury after being recommended eights weeks of rest and rehabilitation, a PCB spokesperson confirmed on Monday (April 9). “It will take him eight weeks at maximum to recover. He will ...

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Michael Clarke Offers to Help Cricket Australia


 Australia’s next international commitment is a limited-overs tour of England in June. (Photo: AFP) GOLD COAST: Former captain Michael Clarke has offered to help the embattled Australian cricket team ‘in any way’ he can as they deal with the fallout of ball-tampering bans to captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David ...

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