Thursday, 16 August 2018

Tag Archives: ICC

Pakistan defeat Zimbabwe by 74 runs in tri-series opener

HARARE: A career-best 61 from opening batsman Fakhar Zaman helped Pakistan secure a 74 runs win in their tri-series opener against hosts Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. Zaman’s efforts were boosted by a late flurry of boundaries from Asif Ali and veteran batsman Shoaib Malik, who put on an ...

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Dawid Malan added to England’s T20I squad

LONDON: Dawid Malan has been called up as cover for the first match of England’s T20I series against India, reported ICC.  England have drafted in the left-handed batsman for the first of the three-match T20I series against India at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Malan has been added to the original ...

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It’s good to be on the field, a smile on my face: David Warner

TORONTO: Australia opener out for 1 on return to cricket, but is “excited” to be back playing, reported ICC.  David Warner’s return to cricket since the ball-tampering scandal lasted all of two balls as he was bowled by Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga for 1 in their Global T20 Canada match ...

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Ahmed Shahzad fails dope test

LONDON: Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad has failed a dope test and may face a minimum three-month-long suspension. It was learnt that the 26-year-old was tested during the Pakistan Cup, the country’s domestic five-team one-day tournament, held from April 19 to May 1. Shehzad, who played for KPK that went on ...

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Chandimal denies ball tampering, rescues Sri Lanka with bat

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal denied tampering with the ball by using a sweet in his pocket before his team raced into a substantial 287-run lead on the fourth day of the second Test against the West Indies on Sunday. Following the controversy of day three, when the start ...

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ICC issues ranking for men’s T20 cricket, Pakistan at top

DUBAI: In the latest rankings by the International Cricket Council of Men`s T20, Pakistan top the table with 131 ratings with 3,270 points. The ranking was issued after the Pakistan-Scotland series, reported Radio Pakistan. Australia are in the second position with 126 and India at third position with 123 ratings. ...

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Sri Lanka skipper Chandimal charged over ball-tampering

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal was charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday over ball-tampering in the second Test against the West Indies in St Lucia. Play started two hours late on Saturday after the Sri Lankans, led by Chandimal, refused to take the field following a ...

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ICC committee backs stricter sanctions for ball-tampering

MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council’s Cricket Committee backed stricter punishments for ball-tampering but decided not to do away with the toss in test cricket during a two-day meeting which concluded in Mumbai on Tuesday. The Cricket Committee was joined by ex-England captain Mike Gatting and David Boon, former Australia batsman ...

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Afridi replaces Morgan as ICC World XI captain against Windies

LONDON: Pakistan’s star all rounder Shahid Afridi will lead the ICC World XI side against West Indies in the one-off T20I at Lord’s on May 31 after England’s limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan pulled out of the contest due to fractured finger. Morgan’s national teammate Sam Billings will replace him in the squad. ...

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Sethi asks May to send England team to Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has revealed that he has asked Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May to consider sending the England team to tour Pakistan. Sethi, who is in England to watch Pakistan’s two-Test series against the Three Lions, expressed those views in a meeting with May. ...

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