Sunday, June 24, 2018

Hafeez cleared after controversial comment over suspect bowling actions

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided not to take action against all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez after the player has clarified his recent comments about the International Cricket Council (ICC) protocols in the biomechanic...

PCB name T20 squad for Scotland series

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cri-cket Board (PCB) Monday named a 15-member squad for the two-match Twenty-20 series against Scotland to be played on June 12 and 13, respectively. The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq...

Kohli, Tendulkar urge Indian fans to attend football matches

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli has joined a plea by India's football captain for fans to fill empty stadiums after just 2,569 turned up to watch the national team play. Cricket captain Kohli and batting legend...

Sarfraz says ‘1-1 good for us’, we lacked discipline in batting

LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed insisted he was proud of his youthful side even after an innings and 55-run defeat at Headingley denied them a Test-series victory in England. That overwhelming loss, completed inside three...

Shadab gains in ICC rankings for both batsmen, bowlers rank

LONDON: Pakistani leg-spinner all-rounder, Shadab Khan, has moved up three places to 93rd among bowlers and 22 places to 108th among batsmen in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings released on Monday. Pakistan's Mohammad...

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...