Sunday, 17 November 2019

Tag Archives: T20I

Nicholas Pooran banned for 4-T20 matches for ball tampering

NEW DELHI: West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran has been banned for four T20 internationals for tampering with the ball in a one-day match against Afghanistan, cricket s world body announced. Pooran admitted to “changing the condition of the ball” after video footage showed him scratching the surface of the white ...

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Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian to feature in 100 T20I

RAJKOT: Rohit Sharma became the first Indian man and second in world cricket to complete 100 T20 Internationals. He reached the milestone when he led the team in the second match against Bangladesh at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here. Shoaib Malik (111 games) from Pakistan is the only player ...

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Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh snatch first T20 win over India

DELHI: Mushfiqur Rahim’s perfectly paced, unbeaten 60 off 43 balls took Bangladesh to a seven-wicket win over India, their first against these opponents in nine attempts. Mushfiqur’s late charge against Khaleel Ahmed completely changed the game in Delhi, so much so that in the end, the result was almost a ...

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1st ODI: Pakistan women beat Bangladesh team by 29 runs in Lahore

LAHORE: After securing a three-nil T20I series win, Pakistan women have also beaten the Bangladesh women cricket team in first ODI by 29 runs at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. Pakistani team batting first had posted a defendable target of 215 with the help of Nahida Khan‘s 68. Bangldesh’s Jahanara Alam ...

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New T20 captain Babar Azam up for Australia challenge

SYDNEY: Newly-installed Pakistan captain Babar Azam admitted his team will face a stern test during next month’s tour of Australia, but vowed his players will go for victory. Azam last week replaced Sarfaraz Ahmed, who was dumped as skipper and left out of the squad following the shocking 3-0 rout ...

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The Hundred Draft – Amir picked by London Spirit for £100,000

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s bowling trio of speedster Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Shah Afridi and leggie Shadab Khan were picked for The Hundred Draft. Amir led the Men in Green into the draft, becoming the first Pakistani player picked in The Hundred Draft. The fast bowler was picked by London Spirit for a ...

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UAE cricket captain charged with corruptio

DUBAI: United Arab Emirates captain Mohammed Naveed was charged with corruption ahead of the World Twenty 20 qualifiers and admitted: “I have let everybody down”. Naveed was one of three UAE cricketers charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Batsman Shaiman Anwar and right-arm pace bowler Qadeer Ahmed have also ...

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Sri Lanka score first-ever series win against Pakistan

LAHORE: Heroics of Bhanuka Rajapaksa helped Sri Lanka win the second T20 by 35 runs and also win the T20 series against No. 1 Pakistan at their home ground. At Gaddafi Stadium on Monday night, Sri Lanka not only won the second T20 but also won the series against the ...

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Mithali Raj announces retirement from T20I

NEW DELHI: Indian women’s cricket star Mithali Raj announced her retirement from T20I to focus on the one-day World Cup in 2021. The 36-year-old Raj, the highest run-scorer in the women’s international game, made a surprise exit after she had made herself available for selection for the home series against ...

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Morris welcomes Pakistan back to Cardiff for T20I in 2020

LONDON: Glamorgan’s chief executive Hugh Morris has expressed his delight at the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) allotting Cardiff’s Sophia Gardens one of the three T20Is between England and Pakistan in 2020, while hoping that the game attracts a full house. The ECB on Wednesday announced the home fixtures ...

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