Cricket

Sri Lanka Beat Pakistan By 13 Runs, Complete Series Whitewash

Sri Lanka Beat Pakistan By 13 Runs, Complete Series Whitewash

LAHORE – Inexperienced Sri Lanka completed a 3-0 clean-sweep of their Twenty20 series over world number one Pakistan on Wednesday with a 13-run victory in Lahore. Chasing a modest 148-run target, Pakistan were on course for victory with Haris Sohail’s 50-ball 52 with four boundaries and a six but leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga turned the tables […]

India Win First Test Against South Africa By 203 Runs

India Win First Test Against South Africa By 203 Runs

VISAKHAPATNAM – Mohammed Shami’s lethal spell of fast bowling was beautifully complemented by Ravindra Jadeja’s guile as India recorded a resounding 203-run win victory over South Africa in the opening encounter of the three-Test series here on Sunday. The victory consolidated India’s position in the ongoing World Test Championship with another valuable 40 points added […]

Kohli, Bumrah Maintain Top Position In Latest ICC Men

Kohli, Bumrah Maintain Top Position In Latest ICC Men's ODI Rankings

DUBAI – India skipper Virat Kohli and pace sensation Jasprit Bumrah on Thursday maintained their numero uno status in the latest ICC men’s ODI player rankings. In the ODI batting chart, Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma held on to their number one and two positions respectively, while Bumrah remained at the top in the […]

IND Vs SA 1st Test:Rain Forces Early Stumps With India At 202-0 On Day 1

IND Vs SA 1st Test:Rain Forces Early Stumps With India At 202-0 On Day 1

VISAKHAPATNAM – India reached a commanding 202 for no loss before persistent rain forced early stumps on the opening day of the first Test against South Africa here on Wednesday. Going strong at 202 for no loss in 59.1 overs, India were forced to take early tea after clouds gathered over the stadium towards the […]

Pakistan Beat Sri Lanka By 67 Runs In Second ODI In Karachi

Pakistan Beat Sri Lanka By 67 Runs In Second ODI In Karachi

KARACHI – Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 67 runs in the second day-night international on Monday as Karachi staged its first ODI for 10 years. Pakistan hit 305-7 in their 50 overs with Babar Azam notching a brilliant 105-ball 115 and Fakhar Zaman scoring 54. Sri Lanka were bundled out for 238 in 46.5 overs […]

Misbah Wants Help From World For Regular Home Series In Pakistan

Misbah Wants Help From World For Regular Home Series In Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq has requested the support of more cricket-playing nations as the country takes another step towards the revival of international matches on home soil with a limited-overs series against Sri Lanka in Karachi and Lahore. Major international teams have avoided touring Pakistan since a 2009 militant attack on Sri Lanka’s […]

De Kock Leads SA To Nine-Wicket Win, Kohli

De Kock Leads SA To Nine-Wicket Win, Kohli's Move Backfires

BENGALURU – India captain Virat Kohli’s bold move to bat first boomeranged on his team as Quinton de Kock (79) spearheaded South Africa’s chase for a series-levelling nine-wicket win in the third T20 International here on Sunday. To everyone’s surprise, Kohli opted to bat after the coin landed in his favour on one of the […]

England

England's Moeen Ali Takes Break From Test Cricket

DUBAI – England all-rounder Moeen Ali missed the central contract for Test cricket as he had taken a break from the longest format of the game, Ashley Giles, the managing director of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed on Friday. “He just wants a little bit of a break from Test cricket. I […]

Pakistan Announce 16-Man Squad For Sri Lanka Series

Pakistan Announce 16-Man Squad For Sri Lanka Series

LAHORE – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday announced 16-man squad for a three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. The head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq said that they have put together the best possible squad. “After thorough discussions with the members of the selection committee and meticulous planning, I feel we have put together […]

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