Home / Cricket (page 30)


Pakistan ‘A’ beat Kenya by 214 Runs in third One Day

pakistan a

Lahore: Skipper Fawad Alam played an unbeaten 84-run knock, while Babar Azam scored 97 and Zia-ul-Haq captured five wickets to thrash Kenya by 214 runs in the third match of the five match series here at Gaddafi Stadium on Tuesday. With a big target of 266 runs on board, the ...

Read More »

‘Politicians wanted to come into the dressing room’

Opening the bowling with Dipak Patel took the opposition by surprise" © Getty Images

Gavin Larsen recalls the time the New Zealand side were the toast of the nation, in 1992 We were down on ourselves in the weeks and months leading into the 1992 tournament. New Zealand cricket was going through some tough times. I’d just come into the team in 1989-90, when ...

Read More »

Hazlewood, Starc in Australia team for 2nd Test


Young fast bowler Josh Hazlewood is set to make his long-awaited debut in a new-look Australian pace attack, which will also include recalled left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc in the second cricket Test against India starting here tomorrow. Hazlewood and Starc will replace injured Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle, who was ...

Read More »

India behind suspension of Ajmal and Hafeez


Karachi: Former PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf alleged that India conspired to get Pakistani off-spinners Saeed Ajmal and Mohammad Hafeez suspended and suggested that the two bowlers should not be sent to Chennai for bio-mechanics tests. “Sending them to Chennai will serve no purpose because I feel it is India which ...

Read More »

Colombo ODI is last chance for England’s World Cup hopefuls to impress


England’s players have one last chance to put their hands up for a World Cup place when they face Sri Lanka on Tuesday. England go into the seventh one-day international 4-2 down in the series, so the selectors are likely to give a final chance to those who need a ...

Read More »

Sri Lanka v England ODI will be last game on home soil for legend Jayawardene

sri lanka

Mahela Jayawardene plans to play with style and a smile in Tuesday’s one-day international against England – his final game on home soil before he retires. The legendary Sri Lanka batsman will be retiring after next year’s World Cup and wants to enjoy his final international match in his native ...

Read More »

Hafeez waits for visa to travel to Chennai for bowling tests


Pakistan Cricket Board is still waiting for a visa to be issued to all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez by the Indian High Commission in Abu Dhabi so that he can fly to Chennai for his informal bowling tests, an official said today. A senior official of the Board said that the PCB ...

Read More »

Kohli-Dhoni captaincy debate should end: Gavaskar


Former captain Sunil Gavaskar strongly feels that people should restrain themselves from creating a captaincy controversy as Mahendra Singh Dhoni will take over the mantle from stand-in skipper Virat Kohli, in the second cricket Test, starting in Brisbane on Wednesday. There has been a debate over India’s captaincy in the ...

Read More »