Sunday, May 26, 2019

Paul Scholes charged with betting offences

LONDON: Former Manchester United great Paul Scholes has been charged by the Football Association (FA) for allegedly breaking their betting rules, English football's governing body announced on Tuesday. The charge levelled at...

Sarfaraz sets new record, goes past Dhoni, Gilchrist

LONDON: Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed isn't having the most-impressive run with the bat in the Test series against South Africa, but the wicketkeeper put up a record-breaking performance behind the stumps in the Third Test at...

Olympian goalie Mansoor dies after protracted illness

KARACHI: Celebrated Olympian goal-keeper and 1994 Sydney Hockey World Cup hero Mansoor Ahmed, who was suffering from heart ailment for quite sometime, left for his eternal abode following heart failure at the National Institute...

Rohit to lead India in Asia Cup as Kohli is rested

NEW DELHI: India’s selectors on Saturday rested prolific skipper Virat Kohli for the upcoming Asia Cup one-day cricket tournament in the UAE where arch-rivals Pakistan are also competing. Batsman Rohit Sharma will lead the...

Kohli named Indian cricketer of the year, annual income $24m

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli won India´s cricketer of the year award for the fourth time on Thursday for outstanding performances over the past two seasons. Kohli became India´s captain in 2015 and led his...

OPWCC wins over PCCC in an excited, interested cricket match in Oxford

OXFORD: In a very excited and interesting match organised by Oxford Pakistani Wanderers Cricket Club (OPWCC) against Pakistan Centre Cricket Club (PCCC) at Lincoln College Cricket Ground Oxford on Sunday 24th June. OPWCC won the...

Pakistan to abandon ‘smart watches’ after ICC probe

LONDON: Pakistan will give up wearing 'smart watches' after being told to ditch them by the International Cricket Council as an anti-corruption measure during the opening day's play of the first Test against England...

Misbah-ul-Haq to play in Grade Two cricket

LONDON: Former Pakistan cricket team captain Misbah-ul-Haq is all set to participate in Quaid-e-Azam Grade Two tournament for his home team Faisalabad ahead of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The 44-year-old had led...

India announces 15-member squad for Women’s Asia Cup T20

NEW DELHI: The All-India Women's Selection Committee has picked a 15-member India Women's squad led by Harmanpreet Kaur for the upcoming Women's Asia Cup T20 to be held in Malaysia. The tournament featuring India,...

Morgan suspended for one match but hopeful to win against Pakistan

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan has been suspended for the next one-day international and fined 40% of his match fee for a slow over-rate during the six-wicket win against Pakistan on Tuesday.