Saturday, October 20, 2018

Shehzad gets four-month ban over failed doping test

LAHORE: Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad has been banned for four months over a failed drug test, authorities said Friday, after he pleaded guilty to violating anti-doping rules. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) punished the 26-year-old...

Tendulkar lone Indian in Holder’s best-ever cricketing XI

JOHANNESBURG: Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar has been named by West Indies Test skipper Jason Holder in his best-ever cricketing XI. Alongside Tendulkar, Australian great Shane Warne also features in Holder's all-time XI, which was revealed...

Hafeez gets place in Pak squad for Australia Tests

KARACHI: Pakistan national selection committee has made a last-minute inclusion of veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez in the team for their upcoming two-match Test series against Australia starting October 7. Hafeez, who was not a part...

All 104 ICC member countries to get T20I status

KOLKATA (West Bengal): All 104 International Cricket Council (ICC) member countries will be granted T20I status, said ICC CEO David Richardson on Thursday. Currently, only the 12 full member countries and Scotland, Netherlands, Hong...

Pakistan get one point after victory over Ireland in one-off Test

LONDON: In the ICC Test Team Rankings, Pakistan have gained one point after victory in the one-off Test. They remain in seventh position with 87 points while Ireland, who will get a proper ranking...

Shehzad Roy teaches Malala how to play chess!

LONDON: Pakistani singer and activist Shehzad Roy and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai’s light moment playing chess on Saturday has racked up ample attention online. The 41-year-old social worker had turned to Twitter to unveil...

ICC fines Pakistan Sarfraz Ahmed, team

LONDON: Pakistan have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate in the Lord's Test against England, which the visitors won by nine wickets on Sunday to go one-up in the two-Test series. Jeff Crowe of...

Shahid Afridi launches cricket club in Toronto

TORONTO: Former Pakistan all-rounder and T20 skipper Shahid Afridi launched a cricket club in his name here this week which will compete in the local Toronto & District League, starting from May 19. The...

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...