Sohaib ready to bat at any position for Pakistan

Sohaib ready to bat at any position for Pakistan

KARACHI: Sohaib Maqsood on Wednesday said that he has no issues where he bats in national colours after a phenomenal run in the recent HBL Pakistan Super League earned the 34-year-old an unexpected spot for the white-ball, tour of England. Talking to reporters during a virtual media conference from Pakistan team’s current base in Derby, […]

Wimbledon ends in tears for injured Serena Williams

Wimbledon ends in tears for injured Serena Williams

Tennis great Serena Williams limped out of Wimbledon in tears on Tuesday after her latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles crown ended in injury. The American sixth seed and seven-times Wimbledon winner was clearly in pain on a slippery Centre Court and sought treatment while 3-2 up in her first round match […]

Sri Lankan fans abandon players after drubbing

Sri Lankan fans abandon players after drubbing

COLOMBO: Disgruntled Sri Lanka cricket fans launched a campaign to shun their team on social media after they slumped to a dismal Twenty20 International series drubbing in England. England recorded a thumping 89-run win at Southampton on Saturday to sweep the contests 3-0 — a fifth consecutive series defeat for Sri Lanka in the shortest […]

Multan came from nowhere to win, says Flower after PSL glory

Multan came from nowhere to win, says Flower after PSL glory

KARACHI: Andy Flower is generally a phlegmatic character but even the former Zimbabwe cricket star couldn’t stop himself feeling over the moon after Multan Sultans clinched their maiden HBL Pakistan Super League title in Abu Dhabi late on Thursday night. Multan, who were the sixth and last franchise inducted to the PSL bandwagon in 2018, […]

India introspective as ICC success eludes captain Kohli again

India introspective as ICC success eludes captain Kohli again

India’s defeat in the final of the World Test Championship (WTC) forced the cricket-mad nation into introspection, while accepting New Zealand were worthy winners of the honour. India’s eight-wicket loss in Southampton prolonged their wait for a first global title since Mahendra Singh Dhoni led them to victory in the 2013 Champions Trophy. It was Virat Kohli’s fourth unsuccessful […]

Islamabad eye Multan scalp to reach grand finale

Islamabad eye Multan scalp to reach grand finale

KARACHI: Just imagine where were Islamabad United during the last season of HBL Pakistan Super League? And the answer is nowhere at all. A bottom-placed finish in the group stage epitomised how the two-time former champions had fallen on hard times. The redemption for the title winners in 2016 and 2018 has been swift with […]

Du Plessis ruled out of remaining PSL games

Du Plessis ruled out of remaining PSL games

ABU DHABI: Former South African captain Faf du Plessis, who had suffered concussion during a Pakistan Super League match, was on Wednesday ruled out of the remaining matches of the tournament. Du Plessis suffered the concussion following a nasty collision with his Quetta Gladiators team-mate Mohammad Hasnain while trying to save a boundary during their […]