West Indies, Pakistan agree to four-match T20 series

West Indies, Pakistan agree to four-match T20 series

BRIDGETOWN: West Indies and Pakistan have agreed to play a revised four-match Twenty20 International series, Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced on Sunday. The two boards — who had initially planned a five-match T20 series — were forced into the alteration to the scheduled tour dates after West Indies’ current ODI series against Australia was rocked […]

PCB, franchises agree on PSL-7 dates

PCB, franchises agree on PSL-7 dates

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and all six franchises of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) have unanimously decided to hold the next edition of league in January and February next year, with all fixtures planned on home soil, while also ensuring that maximum matches should be included in the home series against Australia who […]

88 member Indian contingent including 54 athletes arrives in Tokyo

88 member Indian contingent including 54 athletes arrives in Tokyo

An 88 member Indian contingent including 54 athletes arrived at Narita International Airport, Tokyo today. Kurbey City representative reached the airport to receive the team. They were given a formal send-off and best wishes yesterday night at Indira Gandhi International Airport by Anurag Thakur, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and Nisith Pramanik, Minister […]

Pakistan hit back after ODI humiliation to win first T20

Pakistan hit back after ODI humiliation to win first T20

NOTTINGHAM: A lightning-fast opening stand of 150 in 15 overs between captain Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan set up Pakistan’s 31-run win over England in the first Twenty20 International at Trent Bridge on Friday. Babar hit 85 from 49 balls and Rizwan 63 from 41 in a Pakistan record total of 232-6. England, in reply, […]

England T20s offer Pakistan chance for redemption

England T20s offer Pakistan chance for redemption

NOTTINGHAM: After being whitewashed in the One-day International series by a third-string England side, Pakistan will be looking to make a fresh start when they take on the hosts in the first Twenty20 International at Trent Bridge on Friday. Having won just five of 17 completed T20 Internationals against England, Babar Azam’s side will pin […]

Misbah mortified at Pakistan’s ODI whitewash

Misbah mortified at Pakistan’s ODI whitewash

KARACHI: The look of despair was quite noticeable on beleaguered Misbah-ul-Haq’s face on Wednesday. The head coach offered no excuses after Pakistan were embarrassingly overwhelmed in the One-day International series with the depleted England side recording a famous clean sweep. Led by Ben Stokes, England — classified by experts as the ‘C’ side after the […]

Vince century helps England seal ODI whitewash

Vince century helps England seal ODI whitewash

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan skipper Babar Azam’s stunning knock of 158 was in vain as England’s second string side completed a record run chase at Edgbaston to win by three wickets on Tuesday and clinch the three-match One-day International series 3-0. Set a target of 332 for victory, James Vince smashed 11 boundaries en route to his […]

Stokes lauds match-winner Mahmood as Pakistan seek to avoid whitewash

Stokes lauds match-winner Mahmood as Pakistan seek to avoid whitewash

BIRMINGHAM: Stand-in captain Ben Stokes said on Monday Saqib Mahmood’s dynamic impact with the ball for England against Pakistan will make the team’s established stars fear for their places when they return from coronavirus (Covid-19) isolation. Eoin Morgan’s first-choice one-day squad was forced to quarantine after a Covid-19 outbreak ahead of the series. That left […]

Italy beat England on penalties to win Euro final

Italy beat England on penalties to win Euro final

LONDON: Italy inflicted more penalty heartache on England to win Sunday’s Euro 2020 final 3-2 in a shootout, Bukayo Saka missing the decisive kick to deny the hosts after the game at Wembley had ended in a draining 1-1 draw through extra time. Saka’s kick was repelled by Gianluigi Donnarumma to give Italy the Henri […]

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