Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Tag Archives: Twenty20

Shoaib Malik signs for South African T20 franchise Jozi Stars

JOHANNESBURG: Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik will join Johannesburg-based Jozi Stars for the latter stages of the Mzansi Super League Twenty20 tournament this season. The franchise announced on Thursday that Malik would take over from West Indian Chris Gayle, the franchise s marquee overseas signing. Gayle is only available for the first ...

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Giles Clarke: PSL final must be held in Lahore

LONDON: A top international cricket official insisted Sunday that the final of Pakistan’s Twenty20 super league must be held in Lahore despite a major bomb attack in the country last week. Giles Clarke, head of an International Cricket Council team seeking to revive cricket in the country, said the March 5 ...

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Morgan bemoans collapse return to bad old days

NEW DELHI: Skipper Eoin Morgan said England’s batting collapse in the third Twenty20 international was their worst performance in recent times after India inflicted a crushing defeat in the series decider in Bangalore. Chasing 203 for victory, England’s much-vaunted batting line-up imploded on Wednesday night, losing their last eight wickets ...

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West Indies’ Andre Russell banned for one year

SYDNEY: Globetrotting West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has been banned from all cricket for a year over a doping code violation, his Australian Twenty20 club said on Wednesday. The 28-year-old did not file his whereabouts on three occasions in 2015 as required, which constitutes a failed drugs test under World ...

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Gayle expresses wish to play T20 until he turns 50

KINGSTOWN: Outstanding batsman of West Indies Chris Gayle has expressed to play Twenty20 until he turns 50 years old and said that he is trying to return to Test format in 2018. In an interview, Chris Gayle said that he wants to be the first man to play till 50. ...

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Ben Stokes dominates as England beat India in 3rd ODI

KOLKATA: Ben Stokes said England had forgotten what winning felt like until his dominant all-around performance helped the visitors pull off a five-run consolation victory over India in the third one-day international in Kolkata. Stokes hit an unbeaten 39-ball 57 and claimed three wickets to hand England their first win ...

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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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West Indies mull playing T20s in Pakistan

LAHORE: Pakistan said Tuesday it hoped the West Indies would agree to play two Twenty20 internationals in the country in March despite security concerns. No major team has toured Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009. They play their “home” series ...

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Williamson, Ferguson thump Bangladesh

NAPIER: Kane Williamson belted 73 off 55 balls as New Zealand cruised to a six-wicket win over Bangladesh in the first Twenty20 match in Napier. New Zealand cut down their 142-run target with two overs to spare as captain Williamson held the innings together with support from Colin de Grandhomme ...

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Ravichandran Ashwin bags brace of ICC annual awards

KARACHI: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was named the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricketer of the Year on Thursday for taking 48 wickets and scoring 336 runs in eight Tests during the voting period. The 30-year-old, the world’s top-ranked test bowler, became the third Indian to win the Sir Garfield Sobers ...

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