Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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...

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...

Kiwis face probability of slip in ODI ranking

DUBAI: New Zealand cricket team face the prospect of slipping down the International Cricket Council (ICC) men’s ODI team rankings in their upcoming three-match home series against Sri Lanka, which is scheduled to start on...

Ronaldo rejects allegations of model Mayorga as ‘fake news’

LONDON: US police said Monday they had re-opened an investigation into accusations by former American model Kathryn Mayorga that the Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009. Ronaldo...

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...

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...

PCB to shift ‘home’ to Malaysia if UAE fails to keep Oct-March corridor...

KARACHI: Seeking to protect its commercial interests, especially the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) to provide written assurance that the latter will not...

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...

Pakistan hockey gets sponsor, ready for World Cup in India

KARACHI: The decks for Pakistan hockey team’s travel for forthcoming Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar (India) have been cleared. Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), which was going through financial crisis, have finally found a sponsor. While the...

India consolidate top spot in ICC Test team rankings

DUBAI: India have consolidated their position at the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team Rankings following the annual update. In the ICC's annual update, the series results from 2014-15 are removed...