Friday, 21 January 2022

Tag Archives: cricket

Rohit Sharma is my role model: Haider Ali

LAHORE: Pakistan batsman Haider Ali, who earned his maiden call-up for the England tour, on Thursday said India swashbuckling opener Rohit Sharma is his role model because he finishes off the game and he is a real match-winner. Ali has played for the Pakistan U19 team and had an outstanding 2019-20 season, following which he earned an ...

Read More »

1999 India Tour Was Very Special for Wasim Akram

CHENNAI: With 916 international scalps to his name, Wasim Akram is counted as one of the greatest left-arm pacers to have ever graced the game. The 54-year-old, who played 104 Tests and 356 ODIs for Pakistan, rated Pakistan’s 1999 tour of India as one of the most memorable ones in ...

Read More »

Earl Eddings says T20 World Cup is unlikely in 2020

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings described the staging of the Twenty20 World Cup this year as “unlikely” on the same day as he confirmed the head of the organising committee for the 2020 tournament would be taking over as interim chief executive of the sport’s national governing body. Nick ...

Read More »

England name 8 uncapped players for West Indies Tests

ecb

BIRMINGHAM: England included eight uncapped players in a 30-man training group announced Wednesday ahead of next month’s Test series against the West Indies. The England and Wales Cricket Board last month named a 55-strong training group. But the selectors have now whittled the number down to those who are more likely ...

Read More »

Bairstow eyes England wicketkeeper role

LONDON: Jonny Bairstow believes he can regain his role as England s Test wicketkeeper as players prepare to go head-to-head for a place in the side to face the West Indies. England are gearing up for a three-Test series against the Caribbean side next month that will mark the return of ...

Read More »

Mahira sends good wishes to Shahid Afridi

BIRMINGHAM: Mahira Khan has extended good wishes and offered prayers for the speedy recovery of former skipper Shahid Khan Afridi, who has contracted the novel coronavirus. Afridi took to Twitter on Saturday to reveal that he had been experiencing severe body aches for a few days, and that his Covid-19 ...

Read More »

PM Imran Khan clears cricket team’s England tour

MANCHESTER: Prime Minister Imran Khan has told Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani that the Pakistan team should go to England for the Test and T20 series as people want to see cricket and other sports activities to resume despite the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Imran Khan on today ...

Read More »

Pakistan’s Riaz ready for test return, if needed in England

MANCHESTER: Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Wahab Riaz said he has agreed to return to test cricket if required for a series in England. The 34-year-old Riaz has taken 83 wickets in just 27 test matches since making his debut in 2010. He was among 29 players named for the three ...

Read More »

Gautam Gambhir wishes Shahid Afridi a speedy recovery

NEW DEHLI: Gautam Gambhir and Shahid Afridi may not have enjoyed the best of relations on the cricket field, and may even share different political opinions, but the former India cricketer has wished Afridi a ‘speedy recovery’. Afridi, in a tweet on Saturday, had said that he had been tested ...

Read More »

Rohit Sharma wants to play both T20 World Cup and IPL

NEW DELHI: India’s limited overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma wants to compete in both the T20 World Cup and the IPL this year as chances are that only one of the two tournaments could be salvaged due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ICC is yet to decide on the fate of ...

Read More »