Saturday, 27 November 2021

Cricket

De Kock, Steyn put South Africa on course

JOHANNESBURG: A century by Quinton de Kock and a double strike by Dale Steyn kept South Africa on course to complete a series clean sweep on the third day of the third and final Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday. Set to make a daunting 381 to ...

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Waqar Younis hails wife Faryal as a ‘star’

LONDON: While former Pakistani cricketer has been hailed a hero on the field by fans all around, the cricket champ himself considers his wife to be the real star. Turning to Twitter, the former Pakistan cricket team coach paid accolades to his better half, Dr Faryal Waqar by expressing his ...

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Dhoni becomes fifth to make 10,000 runs for India

SYDNEY: Former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the fifth Indian to reach the elusive 10,000-run mark in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for the country. MS Dhoni, who was missing the feat by just a run, entered the 10,000th club with a single off Jhye Richardson in the ongoing first ODI between ...

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Bracewell, bowlers power Kiwis to 35-run win in first T20

AUCKLAND: Late resurgence, with both bat and ball, helped New Zealand to an exciting win in the lone Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka. First New Zealand lifted themselves to 179/7 after stumbling to 55/5 at the halfway mark. Then Sri Lanka looked like they were bossing the chase at 94/3 ...

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Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul set to be suspended

NEW DELHI-cricbuzz: Barely 24 hours to go before India line-up their playing eleven for the first of the three One-day Internationals against Australia in Sydney, captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri are clueless if they can pick all-rounder Hardik Pandya and batsman KL Rahul in the team. Reason: BCCI ...

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Haris to start rehabilitation programme next week

LAHORE: Haris Sohail will resume training here at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in next week after returning home following the recurrence of a right knee injury, which he sustained during a three-day practice match in South Africa. Haris will start his rehabilitation programme on January 14, under the supervision ...

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Pace deficient Pakistan should try Wahab Riaz, says Afridi

LONDON: Pakistan former captain and star all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that the team should give a chance to speedster Wahab Riaz, if they are lacking in the pace department. “Good luck for the ODIs and third Test against South Africa to team Pakistan. I feel that if pace is ...

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Albie Morkel announces retirement

CAPE TOWN: Former South Africa international all-rounder Albie Morkel has decided to retire from all forms of cricket, ending a two-decade career that earned him a reputation as a clean striker of the ball and a bowler full of guile. The 37-year-old, the older brother of fast bowler Morne Morkel, ...

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South Africa eye series sweep against Pakistan

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa are set to hand a debut to batsman Zubayr Hamza in the third and final test against Pakistan starting at the Wanderers on Friday as they seek a clean sweep of the series against a battered touring side. Hamza, 23, will be a replacement for captain Faf ...

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Dominant New Zealand complete 3-0 sweep

NELSON: Sri Lanka won the toss and had made three changes to their side, but despite their best efforts, a familiar sequence of events unfolded in Nelson. New Zealand lost early wickets but recovered emphatically, Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls hitting fine hundreds, while Kane Williamson made an effortless half-century. ...

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