Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Sports

Sarfraz wants Pakistan to become top class team

SARFRAZ-AHMED

ISLAMABAD: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed wants Pakistan to become the No. 1 cricket team saying players just need support to prove their mettle. “Besides me the whole team dreams to be No.1 team,” Sport360 quoted Sarfraz as saying. He said as we achieved success in 2017 Champions Trophy, hopefully we would ...

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Cannot work with current setup of PCB: Sana Mir

SANA-MIR

LONDON: Sana Mir has stepped down from captaincy saying that she doesn’t intend to work under the current setup of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Mir expressed her concerns in an open letter posted to her official Facebook page. It all started when a report by team coach Sabih Azhar, leaked ...

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Ashwin steers India to 442-5 at lunch against Sri Lanka

Ravichandran Ashwin

COLOMBO: Ravichandran Ashwin closed in on his half-century as India reached 442 for five at lunch on day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Friday. India, who resumed on 344-3, lost two of their overnight centurions in Cheteshwar Pujara (133) and Ajinkya Rahane (132) as Sri Lankan ...

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Ultimate goal to prepare Pakistan for World Cup: Arthur

Mickey Arthur

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the ultimate goal is to prepare the team for World Cup 2019 and making it number one by finding suitable replacements of iconic cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan. Talking to the reporters here at the National Cricket Academy on ...

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Neymar free to complete record PSG move

Neymar

MADRID: Neymar’s world record move to Paris Saint-Germain is set to be completed when the player jets into France on Friday after the Brazilian paid his 222 million euro ($263.6 million) buyout clause to Barcelona. Barca confirmed Neymar’s lawyers “made the payment of 222 million euros in the player’s name” ...

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Philander fit, ready to aid South Africa revival

Vernon Philander

MANCHESTER: Vernon Philander is confident both he and South Africa will be firing on all cylinders as they look to draw their Test series with England at Old Trafford. Philander was unable to be at his best during England s 239-run win in the third Test at The Oval after being ...

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Drawing Not Allowed In Islam: Moeen Ali Told On Twitter

Moeen-Ali-drawing

LONDON: England cricketer Moeen Ali became the latest target of trolls after he asked his Twitter followers to bid for his drawing for a charity. The all-rounder’s portrait of Sir Viv Richards was to be auctioned by Cricket United, a cricket charity awareness campaign that raises money for the Professional Cricketers’ ...

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Cricket Australia pay dispute finally resolved

AUS

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia and Australian Cricketers’ Association brokered a new pay deal to bring to an end the bitter pay dispute between the two warring parties. As per the new MoU, the players – both male and female – will receive upto 30% of the agreed revenue, which is expected ...

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PSL franchise Multan Sultans reunite Wasim, Waqar

Waqar wasim

Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram will be reunited at the PSL’s newest franchise Multan Sultans. Younis will be the franchise’s mentor and head coach, while Akram will take the role of cricket operations director after deciding to leave Islamabad United. The official signing of the agreement, ESPNcricinfo understands, is expected to take place ...

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Moeen Ali credits Saqlain Mushtaq for maiden hat-trick

Moeen-Ali

LONDON: England all-rounder Moeen Ali paid due credit to his bowling coach Saqlain Mushtaq after claiming his maiden Test hat-trick against South Africa at Oval. England were already cruising to claim thier second win against South Africa in the 4-match Test series when took to pitch on Day 5, but ...

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