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Pakistan played key role in end of Big-3: PCB chief

LAHORE: Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan has said that ‘Big-3’ model of the International Cricket Council (ICC) harmed Pakistan the most, Samaa reported. In a media on Friday, Khan said that Big-3 became a thing of the past due to PCB’s efforts. He went on to say that Cricket Australia and England…

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Australian cricketers reject ‘disrespectful’ pay offer

SYDNEY: Australia’s players’ union Friday rejected a Cricket Australia pay and conditions proposal, saying it was unfair and disrespectful. The sport’s governing body put forward an improved offer, but the Australian Cricketers’ Association called it a “win” for administrators, but a “loss” for cricket. CA has offered total potential pay for all players, including guaranteed…

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PCB sets up committee to look into Umar-Junaid verbal spat

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday took notice of the war of words held between Punjab team captain Umer Akmal and his team mate Junaid Khan and has formed a three-member Inquiry Committee to look into the matter. The committee will be headed by General Manager Domestic Cricket Shafiq Ahmed to look into the matter….

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I’m shocked at what Umar Akmal said. I did not run away: Junaid Khan

LAHORE: Pakistani fast bowler Junaid Khan said on Thursday that he had not run away from the match but had been sick instead. In a video which was shared on social media, the fast bowler claimed that he had not run away and that the team management as well as Umar Akmal were informed that…

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WATCH: India isolated as ICC outvotes BCCI on ‘big three’ system

It was an embarrassing setback for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as it was outvoted by a decisive vote count on Wednesday as eight members voted for a new financial model. The change in governance model was passed with 8-2, with only the Sri Lankan board and the BCCI voting against…

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Pakistan calls off tour to Bangladesh

LAHORE: Pakistan called off its tour to Bangladesh for an indefinite period of time, Samaa reported on Thursday. Pakistan was scheduled to play two tests, three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches against Bangladesh this year. Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan said that the country has toured Bangladesh twice in the past several…

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Watch: Sharp Dhoni pulls off amazing run-out

Rising Pune Supergiant wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni continues to impress with his cunning tactics as he shrewdly ran out Narine by just sliding one hand onto the stumps.  Narine, short of the crease, had to walk towards the pavilion after the third umpire gave his verdict–the red light. Kolkata Knight Riders were 143/1 after 14…

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Watch: Rahane propels Pune to good start against KKR

Ajanka Rahane was the reason the Rising Pune Supergiant were able to amass 182 runs at the end of their innings against Kolkata Knight Riders. Catch his innings which gave a good start to the Riders, as he made 46 runs from 41 deliveries.  At the end of 20 overs, Rising Pune Supergiant 182/5

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Huge setback for Indian cricket as ICC rolls back ‘Big Three’ model

DUBAI: It was an embarrassing setback for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC) as it was outvoted by a decisive vote count on Wednesday as eight members voted for a new financial model.  This means that the BCCI will lose a large part of the share from ICC’s revenues that it was to…

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Watch: Tripathi clean bowled by Chawla

A googly from Kolkata Knight Riders Chawla has done the trick for his team as it left Tripathi puzzled and clean bowled.  After the end of 16 overs, Rising Pune Supergiant were 140/2 against Kolkata Knight Riders.

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Misbah moves into top 20 after Kingston Test

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq has gained six slots to reach 20th position in the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after the first Test against the West Indies in Kingston which his team won by seven wickets on Tuesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Misbah, who along with former…

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Watch: How Pakistan’s bowling attack destroyed Windies

KINGSTON: Pakistan’s bowling attack led by Yasir Shah destroyed the West Indies batting attack to clinch the first Test match.  After a superb bowling attack led by Yasir Shah, it was up to Misbah-ul-Haq to finish the match in style with two sixes to clinch the match against the West Indies.

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When crazy cricket crowds brought shame to the gentlemen’s game

Cricket is one of the most followed sport in the world and the crowd in several countries watch the cricket fixtures with passion. There have been incidents in which crowds went out of control and brought shame to the sport. Matches have been called off and authorities and match officials had to step in to…

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Highlights: Pakistan all-round performance tumbles Windies

Pakistan crushed West Indies by seven wickets to win the first test match at Jamaica. Thanks to a splendid bowling spell by Yasir Shah whereas Younis Khan made Pakistan proud by becoming the first Pakistani batsman to score 10,000 test runs. The second test match will be played from April 30th to 4th May.

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Governor felicitates Pakistan team on win against West Indies

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has felicitated Pakistan cricket team for winning the first Test against West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica, on Tuesday.

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Shah the star as Pakistan rout West Indies

KINGSTON, JAMAICA: Yasir Shah completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead the second innings rout of the West Indies as Pakistan achieved a comfortable seven-wicket victory just after lunch on the final day of the first Test on Tuesday.

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Watch: Kohli’s stunning catch will leave you amazed

Virat Kohli shows once again why he’s a world class athlete and a versatile cricketer. In this video, witness the Royal Challengers Bangalore star take a scorching catch to dismiss Tripathi, who helplessly looks on after being dismissed. 

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Gabriel fined for deliberate physical contact with Sarfaraz

Gabriel made deliberate physical contact with non-striker Sarfraz Ahmed at the end of the 103rd over of Pakistan’s innings West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth day’s play in the Jamaica Test…

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Zaheer Khan announces engagement to Chak De India actress

Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan and Chak De India actress Sagarika Ghatge got engaged. Khan, who has been dating the film actress from quite some time now, took to his official Twitter account and announced the good news. Zaheer captioned his lovely pic as, “Never laugh at your wife’s choices. You are one of them !!! …

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Video: Misbah gets another feather in his cap

Pakistani skipper Misbah-ul-Haq bags yet another record to his credit in test cricket as he becomes the first Pakistani and Asian batsman who scored 5000 runs as captain. Watch this report on Misbah as he crosses an important milestone of 5000-run mark as skipper.

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Video: Fourth day summary of first Pakistan test vs Windies

First of three-test series is in progress at Sabina Park ground of Kingston.  West Indies were struggling on 93 for four in their second innings, reeling 28 runs behind Pakistan’s first-innings total of 407, at stumps on day four in Kingston. Watch the summary of the match here.

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