Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Tag Archives: England

Sarfraz joins Yorkshire county for NatWest T20 Blast

Pakistan skipper in all ODI formats Sarfraz Ahmed has opted to join Yorkshire county in England’s domestic cricket competition NatWest T20 Blast next month. Champions Trophy-triumphant captain Sarfraz, who was also handed the Test reins a week ago, has signed up to play five matches for Yorkshire Vikings in the ongoing ...

Read More »

Thought Pakistan Was All About Cricket: Ronaldinho, Ryan Giggs

LAHORE: A cricket-crazed nation went ballistic over football this weekend, thanks to Brazilian football superstar, Ronaldinho’s three-day visit to Pakistan. He and several other renowned international footballers including England’s David James, Holland’s Geroge Boateng, Manchester United former player, Ryan Giggs, former French midfielder, Robert Pires and Portugal’s Luis Boa Morte, ...

Read More »

Majestic Moeen Ali spins England to victory over South Africa

Moeen Ali celebrates his five-wicket haul as South Africa are rolled aside at Lord’s © Getty Images LONDON: Moeen Ali ripped through South Africa’s batting to give England a 211-run win in the first Test on a wonderfully entertaining fourth day at Lord’s. Off-spinner Moeen took 6-53 for match figures ...

Read More »

Broad and Ali help England seize advantage

James Anderson struck late on the second day to maintain England’s ascendancy over South Africa in the first Test after Stuart Broad and Moeen Ali had done the earlier damage for the home side at Lord’s. Anderson snaffled out a 99-run stand between Temba Bavuma and Theunis de Bruyn that ...

Read More »

England, India clinch wins in Women’s World Cup

LONDON: Hosts England and India emerged victorious in their respective ICC Women’s World Cup fixtures on Wednesday. England defeated South Africa by 68 runs at Bristol. Batting first, England scored a massive total of 373 runs thanks to centuries by Tammy Beaumont and Sarah Taylor. Beaumont scored 148 runs from ...

Read More »

England cruise past Pakistan in rain-hit Women’s World Cup clash

LEICESTER: Natalie Sciver converted her maiden ODI century into a blistering innings of 137 from 92 balls, and Heather Knight, the captain, also passed three figures for the first time in limited-overs cricket, as England dusted themselves down after their opening-match defeat against India to rack up a formidable total ...

Read More »

Fakhar Zaman opens up on Dhoni, Kohli’s reaction

LONDON: Pakistan opening batsman Fakhar Zaman had a successful ICC Champions Trophy, after he played a crucial part in the country’s title triumph in England earlier this month. The left-handed batsman scored 252 runs from four matches, which includes two half centuries and a 114 in the final against India. ...

Read More »

Imad Wasim tops ICC T20 bowling rankings

DUBAI: Imad Wasim, Pakistan’s spinning all-rounder, tops the new International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 internationals rankings for bowlers, knocking South African spinner Imran Tahir off the top spot. According to the rankings released by the ICC on June 25, Wasim is the only Pakistani to feature among the top 20 ...

Read More »

ICC decides to conduct three T20 matches in Pakistan

LONDON: International Council of Cricket (ICC) has decided to conduct three T20 matches in Pakistan. After recent important meeting of ICC, it was decided that T20s between Pakistan Eleven and World Eleven will be played in Lahore. Most important aspect is that these matches will hold international ICC status. The details ...

Read More »

CT 2017 win: Mirwaiz, Erdogan congratulate Pakistan

ANKARA/SRINAGAR: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and separatist leader in Jammu and Kashmir Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have congratulated the nation after Pakistan’s maiden Champions Trophy win in 2017 on Sunday. Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here. Better team took the day. Congratulations team #Pakistan — Mirwaiz Umar ...

Read More »