Friday, January 18, 2019

Sarfraz surprised but proud Over team performance at Lord’s

LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said he felt both surprised and proud after his inexperienced side outplayed England during a dominant nine-wicket win in the first Test at Lord's. Victory, completed before lunch on...

Imran Khan, Syed Ibne Abbas congratulate team for Lord’s win

KARACHI: PTI chairman and cricket legend Imran Khan congratulated Pakistan after their thumping win over England in the first Test at Lord's on Sunday. In a message on Twitter, Imran Khan said that it...

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...

Prince Mohammad and Gianni discuss strengthening cooperation

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met on Friday with the President of the International Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino in Jeddah. During the meeting, they reviewed ways to strengthen cooperation between...

Bayliss hits out at ‘outrageous’ claims of England ‘fixing’ in India

LONDON: England coach Trevor Bayliss has described allegations his side fixed aspects of a Test against India at Chennai in 2016 as "outrageous". After England´s nine-wicket defeat by Pakistan in the first Test at...

One woman enough; Ronaldinho denies marrying two women at the same time

RIO DE JENERO: The Brazilian newspaper O Dia reported on Thursday that the former Brazilian soccer star is set to wed his two girlfriends - yes, two- in an August ceremony. The two lucky ladies?...

England makes one change for Headingley Test against Pakistan

LONDON: After experiencing defeat in first Test at Lords, England have recalled Keaton Jennings in place of struggling opener Mark Stoneman for the second Test against Pakistan at Headingley started on Friday. Headingley is...

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...

Abbas moves into top 20 of ICC rankings

ISLAMABAD: Mohammad Abbas leads a trio of Pakistan fast bowlers who have moved up in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after contributing in a memorable nine-wicket victory over England in the Lord's...

England out to prove point in home series against Pakistan

LONDON: A toothless bowling attack, brittle opening batting partnership and callow spin options leave England with much to prove in seven home Tests against Pakistan and India starting on Thursday. Joe Root will lead...