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Pakistan cricket team returns home after defeat in NZ Test series

Pakistan cricket team returns home after defeat in NZ Test series

KARACHI– Several players of Pakistan cricket team including skipper Sarfraz Ahmed ‎have returned home after facing defeat in Test series against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi. ‎ According to details, Asad Shafiq and Mir Hamza landed at Karachi airport. ‎ The cricket fans expressed resentment over Pakistan’s poor performance and said that the players ‎have […]

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 […]

Cricket Australia rules out cutting ball-tampering bans

Cricket Australia rules out cutting ball-tampering bans

SYDNEY (AFP) – Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will all have to serve their full bans for ball-tampering, Cricket Australia ruled Tuesday after reviewing a submission by the players  union to cut the penalties.CA interim chairman Earl Eddings said the board had “determined that it is not appropriate to make any changes to […]

I want to serve Pakistan cricket with respect: Hafeez

I want to serve Pakistan cricket with respect: Hafeez

Veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that he wants to serve Pakistan cricket with respect in the remaining years of his career.Speaking in an exclusive interview with Cricket Pakistan, the 38-year-old said his first priority is to represent Pakistan cricket rather than pursuing alternate options.“I want to serve Pakistan team with respect and my first […]

Ganguly fears for Indian cricket amid #MeToo row

Ganguly fears for Indian cricket amid #MeToo row

(AFP) – Former captain Sourav Ganguly expressed his “deep sense of fear” about the running of Indian cricket as he slammed the sloppy handling of #MeToo allegations against board chief executive Rahul Johri, among other key issues.Johri was accused of sexual harassment on October 12 in an account shared by author Harnidh Kaur on Twitter, […]

Cricket legend Ranatunga arrested over fatal shooting in Sri Lanka crisis

Cricket legend Ranatunga arrested over fatal shooting in Sri Lanka crisis

COLOMBO (AFP) – Police arrested Sri Lanka s petroleum minister Monday, a day after a man was killed when bodyguards opened fire to rescue him from a group loyal to the country s president, officials said.Arjuna Ranatunga, captain of Sri Lanka s 1996 cricket World Cup winning side and an ally of ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, was […]

Ball-tampering report slams arrogant Cricket Australia culture

Ball-tampering report slams arrogant Cricket Australia culture

(AFP) – A review into a ball-tampering scandal has condemned an “arrogant” and “controlling” culture at Cricket Australia that led to players cheating in pursuit of victory.The independent review by the Sydney-based Ethics Centre accused Cricket Australia (CA) of only paying lip service to the spirit of the game, leaving players without any moral guidance.”Responsibility […]

England’s Cook to retire from international cricket after India series

England’s Cook to retire from international cricket after India series

LONDON (AFP) – England great Alastair Cook announced on Monday he would retire from international cricket after the end of the ongoing home series against India, with the opening batsman saying the time was right as he had “nothing left in the tank”. The 33-year-old Essex left-hander is England’s all-time leading Test runscorer with 12,254 […]

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