Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Cricket

Finch moves into top 10 of the ICC ODI Player Rankings

DUBAI: Australia captain Aaron Finch has moved into the top 10 of the ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after a superb run in the series against Pakistan which his side won 5-0 to bolster its confidence just two months before the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. The 32-year-old’s player ...

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Pakistan cricket team leaves for England on April 23

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team will leave for England on April 23 for a 83-day long hectic tour during which it will play one T20 practice match, a Twenty20 International, four 50-over warm-up matches and five ODIs before participating in the 46-day ICC World Cup from May 30. Pakistan will take ...

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Lalit Modi reveals match-fixing incident in IPL 2019

NEW DELHI: Lalit Kumar Modi, the former commissioner of Indian Premier League (IPL) has alleged that match-fixing took place during an IPL match played between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). He tweeted a video of the match in which DC wicketkeeper Rishbah Pant can be heard on ...

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IPL: Buttler, half-century to script Rajasthan Royals’ First Win

JAIPUR: Jos Buttler (59) scored a fine half-century to script Rajasthan Royals’ first victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Tuesday. Buttler’s 43-ball knock helped the hosts seal the match by seven wickets over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – who are still to ...

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Fans unhappy with Kohli, RCB team after poor start

NEW DELHI: They have flattered to deceive time and again, but Royal Challengers Bangalore has been one of the most followed teams in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). With Virat Kohli as captain and players like AB de Villiers in its ranks, RCB has managed to be ...

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Yasir Shah’s TikTok video goes viral

DUBAI: A TikTok video of Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah lip-syncing to a love song has gone viral on social media. In the video, the leg-spinner is seen standing next to a woman and lip-syncing to Oh Humsafar. The song was originally sung by Neha Kakkar and Tony Kakkar and is ...

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Arthur satisfied with youngsters in Australia ODIs

Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur expressed his satisfaction over the performance of youngsters in the five-match ODI series against Australia. Arthur – speaking at a press conference in Lahore – said that the ODI series against Australia was a chance to try young players in the team. “It ...

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Manu Sawhney takes over as Chief Executive of ICC

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that Manu Sawhney will assume the position of Chief Executive with immediate effect. Sawhney has been working alongside the outgoing Chief Executive David Richardson for the last six weeks to ensure a smooth transition for the organization. Richardson will remain with the ...

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Umar Akmal fined for ‘late night-out’

LAHORE: Pakistan’s middle-order batsman Umar Akmal has been fined 20 percent of his match fee and has also received an official reprimand for a late night-out ahead of Sunday’s fifth ODI against Australia in Dubai. Umar pleaded guilty to the charge, apologized for his actions and accepted the sanction proposed ...

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Sri Lankan Test cricket captain arrested after traffic accident

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan Test cricket captain Dimuth Karunaratne has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after an accident in the capital, police said Sunday. Karunaratne, 30, was taken into custody following the pre-dawn accident that resulted in the driver of a three-wheel taxi being taken ...

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