Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Cricket

PSL 6 – Multan Sultans beat Karachi Kings

PSL ABU DHABI – Multan Sultans have defeated Karachi Kings by 12 runs in the Pakistan Super League s (PSL) Abu Dhabi leg at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium. Multan Sultans had set 177-run target for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs while bating first. Earlier Karachi Kings had decided to ...

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Williamson out of 2nd Test against England

Kane Williamson'(Reuters Photo) BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom – New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the second and final Test against England at Edgbaston with a left elbow problem. However, the Blackcaps are confident he will be fit to lead the team in the inaugural World Test Championship ...

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Michael Vaughan slams those asking Robinson to never play again

Michael Vaughan and Ollie Robinson. (Photo Source: Getty Images) LONDON – Former England captain Michael Vaughan has shared his views on the England Cricket Board (ECB)’s decision to suspend fast bowler Ollie Robinson. Robinson was suspended from international cricket by ECB on Monday over his ‘racist’ and ‘sexist’ tweets from ...

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ICC Player of the Month May nominations announced

(Photo by Ashley Allen – CPL T20 via Getty Images) LONDON – The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the nominees for May’s ICC Player of the Month Awards to recognise the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket. Fans can now ...

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Netherlands beat Ireland to clinch one-day series

ICC Cricket UTRECHT – The Netherlands eased to a four-wicket win against Ireland in the deciding game of their one-day international series on Monday. Ireland mustered only 163 and their Dutch hosts were able to knock off the required runs as they reached 166-6. The visitors slumped to 28-3 before ...

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Ollie Robinson suspended for abusive tweets

 Photo Credit: AP LONDON – England fast bowler Ollie Robinson was suspended from international cricket on Sunday pending an investigation into discriminatory tweets he posted from 2012-13. Robinson will not be available for the second test against New Zealand starting Thursday, the England and Wales Cricket Board said. Robinson made his ...

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Colin Munro hails skipper Shadab Khan

ABU DHABI – Islamabad United’s top-order batsman Colin Munro believes that all-rounder Shadab Khan is already one of the best captains playing the game. The 22-year-old became the leader of thefranchise in the 2020 edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and later wenton to captain the national team on ...

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PSL one of the top leagues around the world, says Andre Russell

PSL/FILE PHOTO ABU DHABI – West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell has termed the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as one of the “top leagues around the world.” The 33-year-old flamboyant cricketer said he’s excited to be playing PSL again. “I play IPL, I play big bash or Caribbean Premier League. I ...

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Conway hits debut 200 in New Zealand’s 378 against England

Devon Conway (Getty Images) LONDON – New Zealand were bowled out for 378 in the first innings after lunch on day two as England’s fast bowlers cleaned up the middle order and tail on Thursday but not before opening batsman Devon Conway smashed a double century and nearly carried his bat. The visitors started the ...

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Robinson apologises for revolting tweets

Source: Supplied LONDON – England fast bowler Ollie Robinson apologised Wednesday after a series of tweets of a racist and sexist nature came to light during his Test debut against New Zealand at Lord’s. The 27-year-old led England s attack with 2-50 on the first day of the two-match series, but ...

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