Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: Cricket World Cup

ICC chief David Richardson to step down after World Cup

LONDON: International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson will step down from his position once his contract expires after the 2019 World Cup, cricket’s world governing body said. Richardson, who became the first person to hold the position of ICC General Manager – Cricket in 2002, was promoted to ...

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Pollard, Darren Bravo, Narine, Russell, pick PSL over WC Qualifiers

BARBUDA: Leading players ruled themselves out in order to play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Chris Gayle was named in the West Indies´ squad for the 2019 World Cup qualifying tournament. All-rounders Kieron Pollard and Andre Russell, spinner Sunil Narine and batsman Darren Bravo have all decided to miss ...

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Malik desires to win a World Cup

LAHORE: Veteran cricketer Shoaib Malik has expressed his desire to win a World Cup for Pakistan saying only a World Cup is missing from my honour. “I still want to play a few more years. I come to the ground every morning and practice hard. I don’t know about tomorrow ...

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Sri Lanka to probe 2011 Cricket World Cup final defeat

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s sports minister gave his support Wednesday for an investigation into the country’s controversial 2011 World Cup loss against India, amid fresh allegations of match fixing. The South Asian nation lost the World Cup decider by six wickets at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, stunning the cricket-mad island. Then ...

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Pakistan celebrating 25th anniversary of 1992 World Cup victory

LONDON: Pakistan is celebrating the 25th anniversary of 1992 World Cup victory today. On this day Pakistan beat England in the final by 22 runs to lift the cup for the first time. The 92 World Cup was the first major international tournament to be played with white ball and black ...

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Arthur wants more aggressive approach in T20

LAHORE: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur believes new captain Sarfraz Ahmed will bring some much-needed aggression to the limited-overs team who have struggled in the ODI format for the last two years. Arthur said Saturday that Pakistan had been playing ‘a very conservative type’ of one-day international cricket. This didn’t work ...

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Dwayne Smith retires from international cricket

DUBAI: West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith announced retirement from international cricket. Smith, who is currently playing for Islamabad United in Pakistan Super League, announced the decision before the play-off against Karachi Kings. The last match in which he represented West Indies was an ODI against United Arab Emirates (UAE) in ...

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Azhar Ali’s captaincy to be reviewed post Australia tour: PCB

Azhar Ali

SYDNEY: The chairman of the PCB has said that the captaincy of the national one-day team skipper Azhar Ali will be reviewed after the Australian tour. “Once the Australian tour is over we will review the captaincy issue and take a decision on it,” Shaharyar Khan said. “I don’t want ...

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Mickey Arthur wants to get rid of international Twenty20 matches

PERTH: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes Twenty20 cricket should be played almost exclusively at the domestic level in order to give ailing one-day international format a much-needed boost. Arthur was in the stands during the Perth Scorchers’ 27-run win over Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League, an Australian ...

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