Bangladesh top order stumbles after Mathews, Chandimal hit tons

Bangladesh top order stumbles after Mathews, Chandimal hit tons

DHAKA: Sri Lankan seamers cut through the Bangladesh top order in the second innings after centuries from Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal gave the visitors a commanding lead in the second Test here at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Thursday. Bangladesh were a dangerous 34-4 at stumps on the fourth day and still need another […]

Australia cricketers concerned over touring Sri Lanka

Australia cricketers concerned over touring Sri Lanka

MELBOURNE: Australia’s squad have raised ethical concerns about their upcoming tour of Sri Lanka with the island nation in the midst of an economic crisis but will back a decision to go ahead with the visit, Cricket Australia (CA) CEO Todd Greenberg said. Sri Lanka is reeling under its worst economic crisis since independence in […]

Babar looks to leave behind rich legacy as Pakistan captain

Babar looks to leave behind rich legacy as Pakistan captain

LAHORE: While announcing to try various team combinations in the lead-up to this year’s T20 World Cup, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam said he wants to raise an inspiring national squad which can leave behind a rich legacy during the next 10 to 15 years. “We have a hectic international schedule this year during which we […]

Mott named England’s white-ball coach

Mott named England’s white-ball coach

LONDON: Matthew Mott has been appointed as the new head coach of the England limited-overs side, the country’s cricket board (ECB) said on Wednesday. The 48-year-old Australian has signed a four-year agreement and will take charge when England face The Netherlands in a three-match ODI series next month. Mott had been in charge of the […]

This year’s PSL added Rs2bn to PCB reserves: spokesperson

This year’s PSL added Rs2bn to PCB reserves: spokesperson

LAHORE: The Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) seventh edition added Rs2 billion to the country’s cricket board’s reserves, its spokesperson told reporters here on Friday. The edition, held earlier this year, was the first in the PSL’s history to be staged fully in Pakistan with matches held in Karachi and Lahore. The 2022 PSL was also […]

England turn to Kiwi great McCullum to revive Test fortunes

England turn to Kiwi great McCullum to revive Test fortunes

LONDON: Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has been appointed head coach of England’s Test team, the country’s cricket board (ECB) said on Thursday. McCullum replaced Chris Silverwood who left the role in February after England were thrashed 4-0 in the Ashes in Australia, with Paul Collingwood stepping in as a caretaker coach. McCullum, 40, […]

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