Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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...

Rohit equals fastest century record

INDORE: Indian opener Rohit Sharma on Friday equalled the fastest century in Twenty20 International cricket from only 35 balls to set up the hosts' massive 88-run victory against Sri Lanka and a series win...

Yamin, Nawaz in; Imad, Junaid out of ODI squad for New Zealand series

LAHORE: Former captain Azhar Ali and all-rounders Aamir Yamin and Mohammad Nawaz have made Pakistan's squad for the upcoming five-match ODI series against New Zealand, but middle-order batsman Sohaib Maqsood, pacer Junaid Khan and...

Pakistan keen to host Asia Emerging Nations Cup in April

KARACHI: Pakistan is in no mood to give up its right to host the Asia Emerging Nations Cup in April despite strong resistance from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Besides India,...

Babar Azam does not want to be compared to Kohli

LAHORE: Babar Azam came back with the perfect reply when a fan asked him how he felt about being the "Virat Kohli of Pakistan," on Sunday, during a question and answer session on Twitter. The...

Kohli, Shastri aim to make history on SA tour

MUMBAI: India will define their place in cricket history over the next 18 months with tours of South Africa, Australia and England putting them to the test, the team's coach Ravi Shastri said on...

Amir says T10 can help T20 skills

SHARJAH: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir insists the new 10-over format being piloted in Sharjah will have a positive effect on his bowling skills. Amir was the first player picked in the draft for...

Pakistan to play more matches against stronger teams in ICC FTP

LAHORE: Pakistan are all set to play more than 120 matches, including 80 percent against strong teams under the new Future Tours Programme (FTP) which is being proposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Initially,...