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Holder, Dowrich rescue Windies in Sri Lanka opener

Holder, Dowrich rescue Windies in Sri Lanka opener

PORT OF SPAIN (AFP) – West Indies rode their luck through a challenging first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka to reach 246 for six at stumps at the Queen s Park Oval in Trinidad on Wednesday.A 90-run sixth-wicket partnership between captain Jason Holder and wicketkeeper-batsman Shane Dowrich was critical in wresting the initiative […]

Women Asia T20 cup: Pakistan beat Malaysia by 147 runs

Women Asia T20 cup: Pakistan beat Malaysia by 147 runs

LAHORE;Pakistani team defeated Malaysia by 147 runs in Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup played at Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur.Pakistani women team decided to bat first and set a target of 177 in 20 overs at the loss of 5 wickets.The captain of Pakistani team Bismah Maroof performed her best and scored 62. On the other […]

PCB decides not to take action against Hafeez

PCB decides not to take action against Hafeez

LAHORE: Accepting the explanation of Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez in his criticism to the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) protocols in the biomechanic procedure of testing the suspect bowling action of a bowler, the three-member disciplinary committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) decided not to take any action against the cricketer.Hafeez, who has been cleared […]

Women Asia T20 cup: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 23 runs

Women Asia T20 cup: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 23 runs

LAHORE;Pakistani team has defeated Sri Lanka by 23 runs in Women s Twenty20 Asia Cup played at kinrara academy oval, Kuala Lumpur today (Wednesday) on June 6.The match started on 09:30 am Pakistan Standard Time (PST), Pakistani women team decided to bat first.Pakistan scored 136 in 20 overs at the loss of 4 wickets.The captain of […]

Australia’s Smith, Warner set for Global T20 Canada

Australia’s Smith, Warner set for Global T20 Canada

Disgraced Australia stars Steve Smith and David Warner, both banned from top-flight international cricket for 12 months, were drafted Sunday for the Global T20 Canada event starting June 28. Former Australia captain Smith had already been announced as a marquee player for the inaugural edition of the event. Smith was sacked after the third Test […]

Kohli backs football fan plea after 2,569 watch India

Kohli backs football fan plea after 2,569 watch India

NEW DELHI;Virat Kohli has joined a plea by India’s football captain for fans to fill empty stadiums after just 2,569 turned up to watch the national team play. Cricket captain Kohli and batting legend Sachin Tendulkar backed Sunil Chhetri’s heartfelt plea that went viral on social media after India thrashed Taiwan 5-0 in a near-empty […]

Sri Lanka’s Silva joins West Indies tour after funeral

Sri Lanka’s Silva joins West Indies tour after funeral

COLOMBO ;Sri Lanka allrounder Dhananjaya de Silva rejoined the national team touring the West Indies after attending his father’s funeral, officials said Monday. Ranjan de Silva, a local politician, was gunned down in a Colombo suburb 10 days ago on the eve of the team’s departure. “National player Dhananjaya De Silva left the country on […]

Sarfraz proud of England draw despite Headingley hammering

Sarfraz proud of England draw despite Headingley hammering

LEEDS;Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed insisted he was proud of his youthful side even after an innings and 55-run defeat at Headingley denied them a Test-series victory in England. That overwhelming loss, completed inside three days on Sunday, meant the two-match campaign ended all square at 1-1 following what Sarfraz said was Pakistan s “perfect” nine-wicket victory […]