Saturday, 16 October 2021

Cricket

Pakistan lead annual ICC Twenty20 cricket rankings

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: Pakistan retained the top spot in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 cricket rankings after delivering stellar performances in T20 tournaments over the past year. In the T20I rankings led by Pakistan, there is no change in the top seven places but Afghanistan are now ahead ...

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New Zealand weighing cricket series in Pakistan

© Getty WELLINGTON: New Zealand is weighing up playing cricket in Pakistan for the first time in 15 years after an invitation from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). New Zealand have not played in Pakistan since 2003 due to security concerns but had been asked to play T20 matches in ...

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Rohit Sharma’s Wife Ritika Was Trolled

MUMBAI: Rohit Sharma who is called the Hitman in the Indian Squad recently posed for a picture on a magazine and proud wife Ritika Sajdeh shared this picture on her Instagram handle which didn’t go very well with MS Dhoni’s fans. Now you might be wondering what’s the connection between ...

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ICC clears Hafeez to bowl again

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday cleared all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez’s bowling action after he underwent a test at Loughborough University a fortnight ago. The 37-year-old was barred from bowling after his action was found suspicious during an ODI against Sri Lanka in November last year. Hafeez ...

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Shoaib Akhtar warns Pakistan cricket team against ‘tricky’ England

AFP LONDON: Former Pakistan pace sensation and record breaking fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has once again cautioned skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s men for tour of England and Ireland, as the speedster believes that the English conditions would prove ‘tricky’ for Pakistani batsmen. “The English conditions will prove to be tricky for ...

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Gayle believes that Preity Zinta deserves the IPL trophy

AFP MUMBAI: The Kings XI Punjab have participated in every season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ever since the inception of the tournament back in 2008. However, they haven’t won the league even a single time. Meanwhile, Preity Zinta, who has been associated with the franchise from the opening ...

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Pakistan Struggle Against Kent

CANTERBURY: Heavy overnight and early morning rain resulted in the abundance of play on the third day of the tour game between Pakistan and Kent without a ball being bowled. It was the second successive day in this four-day fixture where play had been completely washed out. But the umpires waited ...

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Pakistan’s Shan beats Kohli, de Villiers, Dhoni

LONDON: Pakistani opening batsman Shan Masood may not have the best international cricket stats to boost about, having only one century and three fifties to his name in 12 Test matches at an average of under 25. However, the 28-year-old, who has so far struggled at the international circuit, is ...

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I haven’t exactly hit the ground running: Chris Lynn

KOLKATA: It’s common knowledge that Chris Lynn’s career has been blighted by injuries, the latest one coming while fielding during the final of the Trans-Tasman Twenty20 International Tri-Series against New Zealand on 21 February this year, and keeping him out of action for a while, reported official website of ICC. Back with ...

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Eoin Morgan Backs 100 Ball-Format

AFP MANCHESTER: England limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan backed the proposed 100-ball cricket format suggesting that such innovations should be embraced otherwise cricket “will die”. The England and Wales Cricket Board caught everybody by surprise after announcing last week the creation of an eight-team domestic tournament in the brand new format ...

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