Saturday, August 18, 2018

2018 Blind Cricket World Cup kicks off in Lahore

LAHORE:  The 5th edition of the Blind Cricket World Cup was kicked off in Lahore on Monday as hosts Pakistan faced Bangladesh in the opening game of the tournament. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka,...

Arthur backs Pak squad to excel in New Zealand

KARACHI: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur believes his players are in good shape at the moment and are fully prepared heading into the tough series against New Zealand, began on January 6 at the...

ICC announces match officials for U-19 World Cup

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced the umpire and match referee appointments for the U-19 World Cup 2018, which will begin from January 13 in New Zealand. The 12th edition of the...

We have skills to do well in any country: Virat Kohli

CAPE TOWN: Indian skipper Virat Kohli is extremely optimistic about the upcoming 2018 Freedom Series against South Africa and feels that the present Indian team has the required skill set to perform well in...

Sabbir Rahman loses BD contract over assault

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has revoked the national contract of middle-order batsman Sabbir Rahman for assaulting a fan during a first-class match.  Rahman has also been slapped with a fine of two...

ICC Test rankings

DUBAI: After sealing the Ashes 4-0, Australia have taken the third place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team Rankings, while England slipped to fifth position.  Australia had entered the series in fifth...

Yusuf Pathan gets back-dated ban for doping violation

NEW DELHI: Baroda allrounder Yusuf Pathan has been handed a back-dated five-month ban by the BCCI (Indian Cricket Board). The 35-year-old, who last played for India in 2012, was found to be in violation...

Anamul, Mithun named in Bangladesh’s ODI squad

DHAKA: Batsman Anamul Haque, who last played a One-Day International (ODI) in the 2015 World Cup, has been named in Bangladesh's ODI squad for the first two matches of tri-series at home against Sri...

SL reappoints Mathews as limited-overs captain

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Tuesday announced Angelo Mathews would return as skipper for limited-overs cricket ahead of the 2019 World Cup, just six months after the all-rounder stepped down from the post. The move comes...

MoneyGram recognizes ‘Hamara Heroes Campaign’ endorsed by Wasim Akram

ISLAMABAD: To show its appreciation for modern-day heroes working overseas and providing for their families in Pakistan, MoneyGram launched the Hamara Hero campaign. This is the first initiative aimed at recognizing the efforts of...