SL to resume domestic cricket minus fans

SL to resume domestic cricket minus fans

COLOMBO: Domestic cricket in Sri Lanka will resume next Tuesday without spectators, the country’s cricket board said on Wednesday. Lockdown and curfews have ceased in Sri Lanka, where the total number of infections was reported to be 2,084 on Wednesday. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) organised two residential training camps for the national team squad last […]

Test cricket returns today: Sanitisation breaks, empty stadium

Test cricket returns today: Sanitisation breaks, empty stadium

Reserve players doing the job of ball boys, cleaning breaks to sanitise stumps and bails, reporters and photographers covering matches in personal protective equipment (PPE) — an unusual Test series between England and the West Indies starts on Wednesday. In the middle of the novel coronavirus pandemic, international cricket will resume at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. The Test […]

Umar Akmal’s appeal to be heard on 13th

Umar Akmal’s appeal to be heard on 13th

LAHORE: Former Supreme Court judge retired Justice Faqir Mohammad Khokhar, in his capacity as an independent adjudicator, will hear the appeal of discarded Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal against a three-year ban at the National High Performance Centre here on July 13. Notices for the hearing have been issued to Umar and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The […]

SL police drops probe into 2011 World Cup final

SL police drops probe into 2011 World Cup final

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police on Friday dropped a criminal investigation into the 2011 cricket World Cup final, saying they found no evidence of match-fixing by players to let their Indian opponents win. Former chief selector Aravinda de Silva, and the team’s skipper Kumar Sangakkara and opening batsman Upul Tharanga were questioned this week over suspicions […]

Hafeez, Shadab and four others leave for England on Friday

Hafeez, Shadab and four others leave for England on Friday

LAHORE: The remaining six cricketers, who could not leave for England with the rest of the Pakistan squad on Sunday, while they awaited the results of their second Covid-19 tests, are all set to depart for Worcester on Friday to join the national team there. Pakistan on their England tour are scheduled to play three […]

Inexperienced Pakistan may face whitewash in England Tests: Aaqib

Inexperienced Pakistan may face whitewash in England Tests: Aaqib

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former Test fast bowler and head coach of PSL franchise Lahore Qalandars Aaqib Javed on Tuesday said that West Indies and Pakistan Test series against England are very crucial for the revival of international cricket and the contests will encourage more cricket boards to organise bilateral series soon. “It is so unfortunate that […]

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