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Cricket: Sri Lanka opt to bat in second South Africa Test

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th July 2014

Cricket: Sri Lanka opt to bat in second South Africa Test COLOMBO: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to bat in the series-deciding second and final Test against South Africa at the SSC ground in Colombo on Thursday. South Africa remained unchanged from the side that won the first Test in Galle by 153 runs while the hosts made three changes to...


Cricket: South Africa bat in first Test against Sri Lanka

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th July 2014

Cricket: South Africa bat in first Test against Sri Lanka GALLE, Sri Lanka- South Africa captain Hashim Amla won the toss and chose to bat in the first Test against Sri Lanka that began at the Galle International Stadium on Wednesday. Amla is leading the Test team for the first time, having been named captain in June following Graeme Smith’s retirement from the game. Amla...


Woman Cricketer Halima Rafiq commits suicide

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th July 2014

Woman Cricketer Halima Rafiq commits suicide MULTAN: 17-year-old girl, woman cricketer, Halima Rafiq, who raised her voice against the harassment issue against The Multan Cricket Board committed suicide, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, the family claimed that Halima after highlighting the harassment issue on the media was being threatened continuously. The family further revealed that Under-19 female cricketers were...


Hashim Amla, victory chaser scores 75 runs against Sri Lanka

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th July 2014

Hashim Amla, victory chaser scores 75 runs against Sri Lanka Colombo: Hashim Amla chased a major victory for South Africa in first ODI by scoring 75 runs against Srilanka on Monday, Aaj News reported. According to the sources, Sri Lanka had to chase the target of 305 runs in pursuit of which the experienced Kumar Sangakkara scored 88 runs, but in exchange of 13 runs...


Zaheer Abbas backs Misbah as captain for World Cup

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th July 2014

Zaheer Abbas backs Misbah as captain for World Cup KARACHI: Former skipper Zaheer Abbas has backed Misbah-ul-Haq as the captain of Pakistan team for next year’s Cricket World Cup co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. “Misbah had been doing well, consistent and fit to lead the team in the prestigious event,” he told APP in an interview at the National Stadium here on Friday....


Cricket: Match-fixer Vincent tells of bat attack fears

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd July 2014

Cricket: Match-fixer Vincent tells of bat attack fears WELLINGTON- Disgraced former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent said Thursday his match-fixing boss threatened him with a cricket bat after an attempt to rig a game backfired, costing crooked bookies a fortune. Vincent, who received a life ban from cricket this week after admitting to fixing, said the incident occurred in 2008 during a match...


Lou Vincent, New Zealand batsman admits that he is a cheat

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st July 2014

Lou Vincent, New Zealand batsman admits that he is a cheat Lou Vincent, 35, New Zealand batsman in his recent claims has admitted that he is a cheat and he was allegedly involved in spot-fixing. His claims pointed out his own statements, “My name is Lou Vincent and I am a cheat. I have shamed my country. I have shamed my sport. I have shamed those...


Malik wants to play in all three formats for Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th June 2014

Malik wants to play in all three formats for Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Former Skipper Shoaib Malik wants to play for Pakistan in all three formats saying the hunger is still there and the best cricketing age for a batsman is from 30 to 37 years. Malik said he is playing the twenty over format more than any other format as he is not getting the opportunities...


West Indies and Pakistan gain places on ICC committee

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th June 2014

West Indies and Pakistan gain places on ICC committee MELBOURNE: The West Indies and Pakistan will have representation on the International Cricket Council’s all-powerful executive committee alongside the “Big Three” nations India, Australia and England, the ICC said on Saturday June 28, 2014. West Indies Cricket Board president David Cameron and Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi were elected at the ICC’s annual conference...


Cricket: FICA raps ICC over Srinivasan appointment

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th June 2014

Cricket: FICA raps ICC over Srinivasan appointment MELBOURNE- World players’ association FICA said Friday that controversy surrounding N. Srinivasan should have been resolved before he was elected the new International Cricket Council chairman. The Indian power broker was anointed by the ICC at its annual conference in Melbourne on Thursday despite being suspended by India’s Supreme Court as his country’s top cricket...


Cricket-Sri Lanka snatch historic victory against England

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th June 2014

Cricket-Sri Lanka snatch historic victory against England England crashed to their first home test series defeat by Sri Lanka as the tourists claimed a thrilling victory off the penultimate ball at Headingley, ensuring that a valiant maiden century from Moeen Ali went unrewarded. The England spinner’s rearguard action with the bat had all but saved the final test of the two-match series,...


Indo-Pak series next year: PCB

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th June 2014

Indo-Pak series next year: PCB ISLAMABAD,: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday said the Indo-Pak series will be held in December next year as the Board for Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has got a green-signal from their government. Talking to APP, a PCB official said the said series is likely to be held in the UAE. “The PCB...


Pakistan-made balls set to be rolled in Blind Cricket World Cup

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th June 2014

Pakistan-made balls set to be rolled in Blind Cricket World Cup Feature by Vincent David ISLAMABAD: Pakistani manufactured plastic balls are set to be used for the first time in the forthcoming Blind Cricket World Cup scheduled to be held in South Africa in November this year, thus adding another feather in its cap of being the sports goods producing country. Pakistan, a two time winner...


FIFA World Cup squads officially confirmed

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th June 2014

FIFA World Cup squads officially confirmed ISLAMABAD: All 32 World Cup teams have been finalized one week before the 2014 Brazil World Cup, soccer’s world governing body FIFA announced on its web site. The final selections of the 32 coaches have been decided and officially verified, revealing the 736 players who will potentially feature during the June 12 – July 13...


World Cup to host 21 leaders, from Putin to Merkel

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th June 2014

World Cup to host 21 leaders, from Putin to Merkel BRASILIA, Brazil: A total of 21 world leaders, including Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel and Prince Albert of Monaco, have already confirmed they will travel to Brazil for the World Cup. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s office said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and 11 heads of state and government would attend the opening match between Brazil and...


PCB drops Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal from central contract list

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th June 2014

PCB drops Shoaib Malik and Kamran Akmal from central contract list KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday dropped keeper Kamran Akmal and all-rounder Shoaib Malik from its central contract list of 31 players for 2014 and demoted veteran batsman Younis Khan. The dropping of Kamran and Malik does not come as a surprise following their dismal performances at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh in April....


Hashim Amla, the first Muslim Captain of the African team

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th June 2014

Hashim Amla, the first Muslim Captain of the African team JOHANNESBURG: Hashim Amla, the most efficient left-handed batsman has been appointed as the first Muslim Captain of the African team by the African Cricket Board. This is the first occasion after the decade of 1992 after which any Muslim player has been appointed as a Captain of the African Cricket team. It is pertinent to...


Series against Pakistan will be a big test: Michael Clarke

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th June 2014

Series against Pakistan will be a big test: Michael Clarke ISLAMABAD: Australia captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday said their upcoming series against Pakistan in October-November will be a big test for them. Clarke who is focused on Australia’s forthcoming series said, “Our goal is to continue our form in the Test arena and prove we are capable of staying at the top. Our upcoming series...


Sachitra Senanayake’s bowling action claimed impugnable

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 3rd June 2014

Sachitra Senanayake’s bowling action claimed impugnable COLOMBO: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has claimed Sachitra Sananayake’s bowling actions impugnable and dubious after the fourth one-day match held in England. According to the sources, the ICC authorities have claimed the bowling actions of Sachitra Senanayake, associated with the Sri Lankan cricket team questionable and dubious during the series of fourth one-day match...


Saeed Ajmal declines Pakistan’s T20 captaincy

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th May 2014

Saeed Ajmal declines Pakistan’s T20 captaincy KARACHI: Pakistan ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that he declined an offer to captain the T20 side because he wanted to be “relaxed” about his cricket. Ajmal told a leading cricket website that he was reluctant to take up the captaincy, which was offered to him after Mohammed Hafeez’s resignation in April, because he...


Happy 40th Birthday to our national cricket team captain ‘Misbah ul haq’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th May 2014

Happy 40th Birthday to our national cricket team captain ‘Misbah ul haq’ KARACHI: The captain of our beloved national cricket team in One Day internationals and tests Misbah-ul-Haq is celebrating his 40th birthday today, Aaj News reported. Misbah was born in Mianwali on 28th May 1974. He started his test career on 8th May 2001 in Auckland against New Zealand, ODI career on 27th April 2002 in...


Younis looks to revive ODI career ahead of 2015 World Cup

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th May 2014

Younis looks to revive ODI career ahead of 2015 World Cup KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain and ace batsman Younis Khan, hopes to revive his One-Day International (ODI) career ahead of the 2015 World Cup and aims to retire on his own terms rather than be dropped for good by the selectors. “Whatever format I played I always tried to give my best,” Younis told a leading...


MC endorce Sethi for PCB’s democratic constitution

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th May 2014

MC endorce Sethi for PCB’s democratic constitution KARACHI: The Management Committee members unanimously endorsed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi’s request to the Ministry of International ProvincialCoordination (IPC) to promulgate the new democratic PCB Constitution at the earliest and subsequently conduct the elections without delay. This was decided during a meeting of Management Committee held under Chairman PCB Najam Sethi, during...


Umar Akmal approached on match fixing issue of 2012

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th May 2014

Umar Akmal approached on match fixing issue of 2012 LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket reports revealed that Umar Akmal, a leading player of Pakistan Cricket team was approached on match fixing issue of 2012 tour of the UAE. Earlier, Umar Akmal reported a matter of receiving calls from India, in which the caller thrice attempted to bring Umar Akmal to a mutual point to fix a...


Brazil mobilizes 157,000 security force for World Cup

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th May 2014

Brazil mobilizes 157,000 security force for World Cup BRASOLIA: Brazil said Friday it is mobilizing 157,000 soldiers and police to ensure security during the World Cup, which opens in 20 days against a backdrop of violent protests and strikes. The defense ministry said it would provide 57,000 navy, army and air force personnel for the event, including 21,000 who will be on a...


Cricket: Vincent expects more fixing charges

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd May 2014

Cricket: Vincent expects more fixing charges WELLINGTON- Disgraced former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent on Friday denied striking a plea bargain with match-fixing investigators and said he expected to face more corruption charges on top of the 14 already laid against him. The England and Wales Cricket Board on Thursday charged Vincent and his former Sussex team-mate Naveed Arif with fixing...


 
 
 



 
 



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