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Kohli falls as Australia quicks put India on ropes

Kohli falls as Australia quicks put India on ropes

ADELAIDE (AFP) – Australia grabbed four early wickets, including the prized scalp of star batsman Virat Kohli, to have India struggling at lunch on the opening day of the first Test in Adelaide on Thursday.Batting after Kohli won the toss, on a day when temperatures were creeping towards 39 Celsius (102 Fahrenheit), the visitors crumbled […]

Wilder eager for Fury rematch

Wilder eager for Fury rematch

LOS ANGELES: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder on Tuesday said he was eager for a rematch with Tyson Fury after the two undefeated boxers fought to a thrilling but controversial split decision draw on Saturday in Los Angeles.The American knocked his opponent down twice, including a brutal takedown in the 12th round, but the towering Fury […]

Sick of ball tampering talk’ – Paine focuses on India challenge

Sick of ball tampering talk’ – Paine focuses on India challenge

ADELAIDE (AFP) – Australia skipper Tim Paine says he is sick of all the ball-tampering talk and it is time to move on and focus on halting powerhouse India from winning their first Test series Down Under.The scandal in March has haunted Australian cricket, with Steve Smith and David Warner banned and a swathe of […]

PCB organizes Triangular One-Day Women’s Cricket Championship

PCB organizes Triangular One-Day Women’s Cricket Championship

(Web Desk) – The PCB Women’s Wing is organizing Triangular One-Day Women’s Cricket Championship which is to commence from December 10, 2018 at State Bank Cricket Ground, Karachi.PCB Dynamites, PCB Challengers, and PCB Blasters will be participating teams in the tournament.The tournament will be played on a double league basis and teams will play 4 […]

Bangladesh eye rare Test series win

Bangladesh eye rare Test series win

DHAKA (AFP) – Bangladesh will be looking for a rare Test series win when they take on the West Indies in the second and final Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday.The home side lead the two-match series 1-0 thanks to their 64-run win the first Test in Chittagong when their spinners […]

Pakistan 15-member Test squad announced for 3rd Test match against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi

Pakistan 15-member Test squad announced for 3rd Test match against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi

Pakistan 15-member Test squad announced for 3rd Test match against New Zealand at Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach Mickey Arthur has retained the 15-member Test squad for the third Test match against New Zealand. The […]

Yasir ‘best ever’ says Pakistan coach

Yasir ‘best ever’ says Pakistan coach

DUBAI (AFP) – Pakistan s head coach Mickey Arthur said on Tuesday that Yasir Shah s 14-wicket haul in the second Test against New Zealand featured some of the best leg-spinning ever seen.The 32-year-old, who took 8-41 on Monday, had figures of 6-143 in the second innings for a match haul of 14-184.New Zealand — following-on after […]

Sarfraz calls on Pakistan batsmen to dig in against New Zealand

Sarfraz calls on Pakistan batsmen to dig in against New Zealand

DUBAI (AFP) – Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed urged his faltering batsmen to play long innings to help their team bounce back in the second Test against New Zealand starting in Dubai on Saturday.Since the retirement of two senior established batsmen Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq last year, Pakistan have been struggling to post big totals, especially […]

Australia thrash Windies to reach World T20 final

Australia thrash Windies to reach World T20 final

NORTH SOUND (AFP) – Australia dethroned the West Indies and booked a place in Saturday s Women s World Twenty20 final with a crushing 71-run victory in the first semi-final on Thursday at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday.Stunned by the Caribbean side in the 2016 final in Kolkata, the three-time champions were at […]