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Cricket: Waqar seeks improvement, Williamson hails achievement
20th December 2014 Cricket: Waqar seeks improvement, Williamson hails achievement by Shahid HASHMI ABU DHABI: – Pakistan coach Waqar Younis warned his team needed to improve before the World Cup while Kane Williamson hailed a “great achievement” after New Zealand win the one-day series 3-2 on Friday. Pakistan...
Cricket: Johnson the wrecker as India collapse in Gabba Test
20th December 2014 Cricket: Johnson the wrecker as India collapse in Gabba Test BRISBANE: – Mitchell Johnson skittled India’s top order with a devastating spell as the tourists lurched towards a likely fourth-day defeat in the second Gabba Test on Saturday. The ICC Cricketer of the Year snared three for 10...
Fifth and Final One Day International Pakistan v New Zealand
19th December 2014 Fifth and Final One Day International Pakistan v New Zealand Abu Dhabi : Scoreboard in the fifth and final One Day International between Pakistan and New Zealand on Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates New Zealand Innings M. Guptill                     c Shafiq b Irfan                         8 D. Brownlie                   ...
Cricket: Hazlewood, Haddin star as India all out for 408
18th December 2014 Cricket: Hazlewood, Haddin star as India all out for 408 BRISBANE: – Debutant Josh Hazlewood captured five wickets and Brad Haddin equalled a wicketkeeping record as Australia dismissed India for 408 in the second Test in Brisbane on Thursday. Paceman Hazlewood led the way with three scalps on...
Mahela, Afridi to be most experienced players in ICC World Cup 2015
15th December 2014 Mahela, Afridi to be most experienced players in ICC World Cup 2015 ISLAMABAD, Dec 15 (APP): Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene and Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi are in line to become the most experienced players in ICC Cricket World Cup history, after they were named in provisional squads for the tournament that...
Cricket: Hafeez lifts Pakistan to 252 in second one-day
12th December 2014 Cricket: Hafeez lifts Pakistan to 252 in second one-day SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates: Opener Mohammad Hafeez hit a solid half-century as Pakistan made 252 all out in 48.3 overs in the second day-night international in Sharjah on Friday. Hafeez hit a 92-ball 76 with nine boundaries and...
Cricket: Abbott back in groove with stunning spell
12th December 2014 Cricket: Abbott back in groove with stunning spell SYDNEY: – Sean Abbott, who delivered the ball that killed Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, proved he was back in the groove Friday with a stunning 6-14 as New South Wales demolished Queensland. There had been fears the 22-year-old...
Cricket: Warner hits emotional ton, Clarke retires hurt
9th December 2014 Cricket: Warner hits emotional ton, Clarke retires hurt ADELAIDE:- Australia’s David Warner paid fitting tribute to tragic batsman and close friend Phillip Hughes with a brilliant century Tuesday but skipper Michael Clarke retired hurt on day one of an emotional first Test against India. After pre-game...
Exports of sports goods increase 9% in four months
9th December 2014 Exports of sports goods increase 9% in four months ISLAMABAD: The exports of sports products from the country witnessed increase of 8.81 percent during the first four months of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period of last year. The overall exports of sports goods...
Cricket: Australia v India 1st Test scoreboard
9th December 2014 Cricket: Australia v India 1st Test scoreboard ADELAIDE, Australia: Scoreboard at tea on the opening day of the first Test between Australia and India at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday: Australia 1st innings C. Rogers c Dhawan b I. Sharma  9 D. Warner not out             131...
Cricket: New Zealand name 30-man World Cup squad
8th December 2014 Cricket: New Zealand name 30-man World Cup squad WELLINGTON:- New Zealand’s preliminary 30-man squad for the Cricket World Cup in February-March next year: Squad: Corey Anderson (Northern Knights), Hamish Bennett (Canterbury), Trent Boult (Northern Knights), Doug Bracewell (Central Stags), Neil Broom (Canterbury), Dean Brownlie (Northern Knights),...
Pakistan, India to play BCWC final
6th December 2014 Pakistan, India to play BCWC final ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will lock horns against arch rival India in the final of the Blind Cricket World Cup (BCWC) to be played at Wally Wilson Cricket Ground, Cape Town, South Africa on Sunday (December 7). Pakistan outplayed England...
Cricket: Haddin seeks Australia’s support in wake of Hughes death
6th December 2014 Cricket: Haddin seeks Australia’s support in wake of Hughes death ADELAIDE, Australia: Vice-captain Brad Haddin said Saturday the Australia team needs the support of fans as it gears up to play an emotional first Test against India in Adelaide next week. The Australian players are back in training...
Cricket: Sarfraz stars in Pakistan’s Twenty20 win over New Zealand
5th December 2014 Cricket: Sarfraz stars in Pakistan’s Twenty20 win over New Zealand DUBAI: Opener Sarfraz Ahmed made a career best 76 not out to guide Pakistan to a comfortable seven wicket win over New Zealand in the first of two Twenty20 internationals in Dubai on Thursday. Chasing a modest 136-run...
Cricket: Clarke faces decision day ahead of first India Test
5th December 2014 Cricket: Clarke faces decision day ahead of first India Test ADELAIDE, Australia:- Australia captain Michael Clarke faces a fitness test at training on Saturday to check on his chances of playing in next week’s first Test against India, coach Darren Lehmann said. Clarke, troubled by a third hamstring...
Cricket: Brothers Shaun and Mitchell Marsh in Australia’s Test squad
4th December 2014 Cricket: Brothers Shaun and Mitchell Marsh in Australia’s Test squad SYDNEY- Selectors called batsman Shaun Marsh into Australia’s Test squad Thursday as cover for recovering captain Michael Clarke ahead of next week’s opening Test with India. Marsh, 31, will join the original 12-man squad in Adelaide, where the...
Cricket: Shaun Marsh added to Australia’s Test squad
4th December 2014 Cricket: Shaun Marsh added to Australia’s Test squad SYDNEY:- Selectors called batsman Shaun Marsh into Australia’s Test squad Thursday as cover for recovering captain Michael Clarke ahead of next week’s opening Test with India. Marsh, 31, will join the 12-man squad in Adelaide, where the rescheduled...
Sangakkara completes 13,000 ODI runs
3rd December 2014 Sangakkara completes 13,000 ODI runs HAMBANTOTA: Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara on Wednesday became only the fourth batsman in history to surpass the 13,000-run mark in one-day internationals, achieving the feat in his 386th match. The 37-year-old left-hander reached the landmark during the third...
Cricket: Small town at standstill for Hughes funeral
3rd December 2014 Cricket: Small town at standstill for Hughes funeral MACKSVILLE, Australia: Cricket bats stood silent sentry outside schools and homes, many adorned with messages for their favourite son, as the small Australian town of Macksville came to a standstill Wednesday for the funeral of Phillip Hughes. Green...
PCB ask ICC for Ajmal’s testing date
2nd December 2014 PCB ask ICC for Ajmal’s testing date KARACHI:  The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked the ICC for a date for the official testing of Saeed Ajmal’s reworked action. Ajmal underwent his third unofficial test at Loughborough University on December 1 after which the PCB...
Gayle out of West Indies tour of South Africa
2nd December 2014 Gayle out of West Indies tour of South Africa MIAMI:- Opening batsman Chris Gayle is out of this month’s West Indies tour of South Africa because of injury, with Devon Smith called up to replace him. Gayle has not featured on the international stage since September and...
Cricket: World Cup warm-ups announced
2nd December 2014 Cricket: World Cup warm-ups announced SYDNEY: A series of World Cup warm-ups were announced Tuesday with South Africa facing Sri Lanka and New Zealand, England taking on the West Indies and Pakistan, and Australia against reigning champions India. A total of 14 games...
Cricket: Adelaide could become new first India Test
1st December 2014 Cricket: Adelaide could become new first India Test SYDNEY:- India’s cricket team remained in Adelaide Monday rather than travel to Brisbane as Cricket Australia works out what to do about the postponed first Test after the tragic death of Phillip Hughes. The opening clash between the...
Younis, Gul named in ODI squad, Fawad overlooked for series against Kiwis
1st December 2014 Younis, Gul named in ODI squad, Fawad overlooked for series against Kiwis KARACHI: Ace batsman Younis Khan and paceman Umar Gul returned to Pakistan’s One-day squad while Fawad Alam was over looked for the 5-match series against New Zealand starting next week, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Sunday. Younis,...
Sad day for cricket
30th November 2014 Sad day for cricket For young Phillip Hughes his best cricket was still ahead of him, but the fatal head injury in a domestic first-class match cut him away. Struck behind the left ear by a bouncer on Tuesday he collapsed on...
Rain delays England-Sri Lanka one-dayer
29th November 2014 Rain delays England-Sri Lanka one-dayer COLOMBO:- Bad weather delayed the start of the second one-day international between England and Sri Lanka at the Premadasa stadium in Colombo on Saturday. Heavy rain over the past two days aensured that full covering was in place...
 
 
 



 
 
 



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