PSL’s fate to be decided in PCB’s meeting with NCOC

PSL’s fate to be decided in PCB’s meeting with NCOC

LAHORE: A final decision on the completion of the HBL Pakistan Super League season, whether to hold it in Karachi or to shift it to the back-up venue of the United Arab Emirates, will be taken during a meeting of the Pakistan Cricket Board and the National Command Operations Centre which is expected to be […]

Zimbabwe opts to bat in 1st of 2 Tests against Pakistan

Zimbabwe opts to bat in 1st of 2 Tests against Pakistan

Zimbabwe won the toss and chose to bat in the first Test against Pakistan at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday. The home team gave three players their Test debuts for the series opener: batsmen Milton Shumba and Roy Kaia and left-arm seamer Richard Ngarava. Zimbabwe captain Sean Williams is sidelined with injury, as is fellow batsman […]

We’ll get you home safely, BCCI tells IPL players

We’ll get you home safely, BCCI tells IPL players

NEW DELHI: India’s cricket board, the BCCI, on Tuesday told players it will ensure their safe return home once the ongoing Twenty20 tournament is completed, in a charm offensive as the Covid-19 pandemic grips the country, local media reported. Australia’s Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson and Andrew Tye have cut short their IPL season and gone […]

Rizwan emerging as new top gun of Pakistan cricket

Rizwan emerging as new top gun of Pakistan cricket

HE has it all. The grit, the endurance, the acumen, the finesse, and the ever-growing will to rise and rise amid adversity. And the man is proudly showcasing these traits on the field across all formats. Mohammad Rizwan indeed is the newest star on Pakistan’s cricket horizon. The professional way this 28-year-old rock-solid lad from […]

Waqar off to Australia for wife’s surgery

Waqar off to Australia for wife’s surgery

LAHORE: Pakistan’s bowling coach Waqar Younis will not be available for Pakistan’s upcoming T20 and Test series in Zimbabwe, starting from April 21, due to the surgery of his wife in Australia, scheduled after the month of Ramazan. According to a Pakistan Cricket Board spokesman, as Waqar has to spend a 14-day quarantine period before […]

South African cricket suffers another blow

South African cricket suffers another blow

JOHANNESBURG: South African cricket was plunged back into crisis on Sunday when the country’s sports minister said he had ‘no option’ other than to become directly involved in Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) affairs. This could result in the withdrawing of government recognition of CSA and jeopardise South Africa’s standing in the International Cricket Council. Minister […]

Babar Azam dethrones Kohli to become top ranked ODI batsman

Babar Azam dethrones Kohli to become top ranked ODI batsman

Pakistan captain Babar Azam on Wednesday ended the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League matches against South Africa as the No.1 ranked ODI batsman in the world, overtaking Indian skipper Virat Kohli. Babar had moved ahead of Kohli to No.1 position after his 103 in the first match of the series. But, he slipped […]

Markram, Linde lead SA to easy win over Pakistan

Markram, Linde lead SA to easy win over Pakistan

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa opener Aiden Markram struck a brisk half-century while George Linde excelled with a solid all-round display as the hosts levelled the four-game Twenty20 International series against Pakistan with a comprehensive six-wicket win in the second match at the Wanderers on Monday. Pakistan elected to bat, but some poor stroke-play saw them restricted […]

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