Sunday, December 16, 2018

“200th wicket in 33rd Test” – Yasir Shah breaks 82-year old record

ABU DHABI: On the fourth morning of the final Test in Abu Dhabi against New Zealand, Yasir Shah did not merely break an 82-year-old record, he smashed it. By dismissing William Somerville roughly half an hour into the...

India refuses to play day-night format in Australia

ADELAIDE : South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) chief executive Keith Bradshaw has claimed that ticket sales for the first Test between Indian and Australia at the Adelaide Oval have “suffered” following the refusal of hosts to...

PCB invites interested bidders for sale of sixth PSL team

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited interested bidders for the sale of the sixth team of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) to replace the defaulting franchise Multan Sultans whose contract was terminated...

Mohammad Hafeez to captain Lahore Qalandars in PSL 4

LAHORE: Veteran cricketer Mohammad Hafeez will be leading the Lahore Qalandars in the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League. An announcement in this regard was made via Twitter on Sunday.

Disappointed Hafeez retires from Test cricket

ABUDHABI: Pakistan international cricketer, 38-year-old Mohammad Hafeez, has announced to retire from Test cricket after Pakistan’s on-going third Test match against New Zealand. The all-rounder has only scored 66 runs in seven innings since scoring...

FIFA probing sex abuse claims on Afghanistan women’s team

LONDON: Football's world governing body FIFA is looking in to claims of sexual and physical abuse on the Afghanistan national women's team, it confirmed in a statement Saturday. The allegations against officials including the Afghanistan...

Shaheen Afridi’s test début in Dubai

ABU DHABI: Teenage pace sensation Shaheen Afridi wears test cap his meteoric rise with a Test debut for Pakistan in the third match against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi played from Monday. A shoulder injury...

‘King Kohli’ spearheads India’s charge to end drought Down Under

MUMBAI: Having proved his credentials as a batsman in Australia four years ago, Virat Kohli returns for a series Down Under that could well define his legacy as India captain. Pundits once bracketed Kohli alongside...

Ganguly shares conversation with Pervez Musharraf on Dhoni

NEW DELHI: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has recalled a hilarious conversation he had with former president Pervez Musharraf regarding veteran wicket-keeper MS Dhoni during India’s 2006 tour of Pakistan. “I still remember Pervez Musharraf...

ICC bids for women’s cricket in CW Games 2022 in Birmingham

ISLAMABAD: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday confirmed it had submitted a bid for the inclusion of T20 women’s cricket into the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham 2022. “The bid, which has been made in...