Tuesday, June 25, 2019

India make direct qualification to T20 WC

DUBAI: Indian cricket team on Tuesday made direct qualification to the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) men’s Twenty20 World Cup 2020 which will be held in Australia. The confirmation was made by the ICC after...

Kohli ends year as top-ranked Test player

DUBAI: Indian captain Virat Kohli ended the year 2018 as a top-ranked player in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test ranking. According to the recently updated rankings list, the 30-year-old dropped three points despite a...

Imran Khan congratulates Kohli and team for historic Test victory in Australia

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday felicitated the Indian cricket team for their historic Test series victory in Australia which saw them become the first side from subcontinent to achieve the feat.

BCCI rubbishes reports on Virat Kohli-Tim Paine banter

MUMBAI (Maharashtra): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday rubbished reports claiming that Indian skipper Virat Kohli got into a verbal feud with his Australian counterpart Tim Paine during the second...

Prayas sold for Rs 15m Riyan Rs 0.2m at IPL auction

JAIPUR: (Rajasthan): Bengal leg-spinner Prayas Ray Barman became the youngest ‘crorepati’ (millionaire) following the conclusion of the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held here on Tuesday. The 16-year-old entered the auction with...

Sarfraz, Arthur reflect on mixed year for Pakistan cricket

KARACHI: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed and head coach Mickey Arthur hoped for better results in the coming year while reflecting with satisfaction despite a mixed bag in 2018. “It has been a long year in...

Atmosphere ‘isn’t the best’ in Pakistan camp after South Africa loss; says Flower

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower says that the players are currently feeling their first Test defeat to South Africa, but has called for unity amongst the squad. Pakistan succumbed to...

ICC announces direct qualifiers for World T20 2020 in Australia

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced names of the teams that have qualified directly for next year’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia. According to the qualification criteria for the tournament,...

Pakistan to convince Australia to play two ODIs in Karachi

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to renew talks with Cricket Australia to convince them to play at least two one-day internationals in Karachi next year. A five-match ODI series is scheduled between...

Test rankings: Virat Kohli’s reign in danger, celebrates wedding anniversary with Anushka

DUBAI: Indian captain Virat Kohli's reign as the top-ranked Test batsman is in danger after the updated International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings were released on Tuesday. The 30-year-old, who has held on to...