Saturday, August 18, 2018

Ben Stokes declared not guilty of affray

LONDON: England cricketer Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of affray following a brawl with two nightclub revellers. The 27-year-old all-rounder punched Ryan Hale, 27, to the ground and then knocked out Ryan...

Kohli loses No.1 spot in Test rankings after Lord’s debacle

NEW DELHI: Barely a week after bagging the top spot in the ICC Test batsmen rankings, Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli's stay at the top was cut short as he conceded the No....

Steve Waugh says Kohli has got best technique in world

MELBOURNE (Australia) Former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh has said that India's skipper Virat Kohli has got the best technique in the world and is one of the stand-out players in the Test cricket. Comparing Kohli...

Another Perspective

By Alastair Symondson There are three books which have been released recently that must have all, in their own way, been the result of monumental tasks of extensive research and painstaking hours to produce –...

Indian cricketers to attend Imran Khan’s oath ceremony

NEW DELHI: Certain Indian cricketers will attend the oath ceremony of Imran Khan in Islamabad.Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday said that Pakistan Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan's invite for the oath-taking ceremony is a...

Pak envoy commends international wrestlers for promoting sports in Pakistan

LONDON: As many as 25 wrestlers from 20 countries of the world including USA, UK, Germany, France and Belgium will visit Pakistan in August 2018. Several wrestling contests will be held in different cities of Pakistan to promote...

Hafeez demoted as PCB names 33 centrally contracted players

LAHORE: Veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez was demoted when the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) named its centrally contracted players here on Monday. The PCB promoted batsman Babar Azam as it handed new one-year deals to...

Ahmed Raza conducts coin toss at FIFA match

MOSCOW: 15-year-old Pakistani teenager Ahmed Raza made all his way from Sialkot to Moscow overnight and participated in the ongoing FIFA World Cup with the help of beverage brand Coca Cola. The boy also conducted...

Shoaib Malik vows to help team win 2019 World Cup

LAHORE: Veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik has expressed his desire to end his cricketing career by playing a vital role in Pakistan team’s victory in the 2019 World Cup. Pakistan team will feature in the...

PCB’s anti-corruption unit summons Akmal over fixing claims

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s anti-corruption unit has summoned test cricketer Umar Akmal to explain his claims about a fixing approach allegedly made to him during the 2015 World Cup. In a recent interview with...