Saturday, 27 November 2021

Cricket

Ban on Ahmed Shehzad ends today

LAHORE: A four-month ban on Pakistan’s batsman Ahmed Shehzad for breaching the board’s anti-doping rules is set to end today. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) provisionally suspended the 27-year-old batsman for 4 months after he was found guilty of consuming ‘Marijuana’, a banned substance. His dope test was conducted during the ...

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Steve Smith barred from playing Bangladesh T20 league

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday announced that it has barred former Australian captain Steve Smith from participating in the forthcoming Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament, following an objection raised by some franchises. Smith, serving a one-year ban from international cricket and Australia’s domestic Sheffield Shield and Big Bash ...

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Google pays tribute to legendary cricketer Hanif Muhammad

ISLAMABAD: Google paid tribute to Pakistan’s legendary cricketer Little Master Hanif Mohammad with its doodle feature on his 84th birthday which was celebrated on December 21. Google honours prominent personalities and occasions with special logos that it calls ‘doodles’. The search engine giant posted a Doodle to mark the birth ...

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Nasir Jamshed indicted in UK over bribery offences

LONDON: Pakistani cricketer Nasir Jamshed has been charged for his role in a spot-fixing scandal as part of an investigation by the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA). Jamshed, along with two other men, has been charged with bribery offences for their involvement in spot-fixing during tournaments organised by the Pakistan ...

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Kane Williamson left frustrated after drawn test vs Sri Lanka

WELLINGTON: Blackcaps captain Kane Williamson admits he or his teammates could have done little more to claim victory in the first test against Sri Lanka in Wellington. New Zealand seemed to be in the box seat for a big win after Day Three, following their first innings total of 578, ...

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All-round Shakib helps Bangladesh level series

DHAKA: Bangladesh prevailed by 36 runs against West Indies in the high-scoring second T20I in Dhaka. Shakib Al Hasan’s all-round supremacy – five wickets after blasting an unbeaten 26-ball 42 – was complemented by Liton Das’ 60 off 34 and Mahmudullah’s unbeaten 21-ball 43 not out, the latter adding 91 ...

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Hundreds for Azhar, Babar as Pakistan set for Proteas

BENONI: Time at the crease was the goal for Pakistan’s batsmen on day two of their tour match against an SA Invitation XI in Benoni, and for the most part, that’s what they got. There was the added bonus of some big scores for two players likely to be critical ...

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Harbhajan Singh denies he cried in front of Symonds

  SYDNEY-AFP: Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh has refuted claims from Andrew Symonds that he broke down and cried in apologising over the infamous “monkeygate” scandal, telling the Australian to “grow up”. Symonds on Sunday recounted what he claimed was a truce between the pair called three years after the ugly ...

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Brisbane Heat star Harris belts 42-ball century in women’s BBL

BRISBANE-AFP: Brisbane Heat opener Grace Harris plundered the fastest century ever in Australia s women s Twenty20 Big Bash League, needing just 42 balls to reach three figures. In doing so she became one of the quickest women ever to make 100. The West Indies  Deandra Dottin holds the record in internationals, ...

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PCB to pay 60pc of BCCI legal cost, orders ICC

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC), has announced that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) would incur 60 percent of the costs incurred by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The decision comes after BCCI had won the legal battle against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over the ...

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