Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Dhoni – 5th Indian cricketer to secure 10,000 ODI runs

SYDNEY: Wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni completed the elusive 10,000 ODI run milestone for India, becoming the fifth cricketer to do so. The 37-year-old was already part of the 10,000-club in...

ICC T20I rankings: Ish Sodhi breaks into top five among bowlers

DUBAI: New Zeeland leg-spinner Ish Sodhi entered into the top five among the bowlers in the updated ICC T20I player rankings, released on Saturday. After finishing with impressive figures of 3/30 in Black Caps’ 35-run...

Junaid Khan axed as ODI squad for South Africa series announced

LAHORE: Fast bowler Junaid Khan was the main casualty as Pakistan's squad for the upcoming five-match ODI series against South Africa was announced on Wednesday. "Junaid Khan has not been considered...

Sarfaraz sets new record, goes past Dhoni, Gilchrist

LONDON: Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed isn't having the most-impressive run with the bat in the Test series against South Africa, but the wicketkeeper put up a record-breaking performance behind the stumps in the Third Test at...

Kiwis face probability of slip in ODI ranking

DUBAI: New Zealand cricket team face the prospect of slipping down the International Cricket Council (ICC) men’s ODI team rankings in their upcoming three-match home series against Sri Lanka, which is scheduled to start on...

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...