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Watch: Misbah’s demand to PCB

Pakistan test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has demanded Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to increase the salaries of the cricketers as they are “doing a tough job”.

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1st T20: Pakistan to take on West Indies tonight

BARBADOS: The first Twenty20 game of the four-match series between Pakistan and West Indies will be contested at Barbados on Sunday night, Samaa reported. The match will start at 09.30 pm Pakistan Standard Time. Pakistan and West Indies have only played four completed T20 internationals since last year’s World Twenty20. Pakistan haven’t lost any while…

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Henry leads New Zealand’s triple strike

HAMILTON: New Zealand bagged three wickets including the crucial dismissals of Faf du Plessis and Temba Bavuma on the second morning of the third Test in Hamilton on Sunday.

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Misbah demands increase in match fees

LAHORE: Pakistan Test team captain Misbah-ul-Haq has demanded from the PCB to increase players’ match fees, on Saturday. “There is a need to increase the match fees,” said Misbah. “The board should keep in mind the resources it has and increase the players’ match fees accordingly,” he said. The West Indies will be looking to…

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Pakistan, West Indies to clash in first T20

The West Indies will be looking to turn its fortunes around when it takes on Pakistan in the Twenty20 International series against at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Sunday (March 26). The two teams met in the UAE last September, where Pakistan won the three-match T20I series 3-0. Now the West Indies has the opportunity…

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Warne tips come in handy for India’s Kuldeep

Newcomer Kuldeep Yadav Saturday revealed he had learnt some tricks of the trade from none other than Aussie spin legend Shane Warne, after scripting a memorable debut against Australia in Dharamsala. The chinaman bowler had his rivals in a spin, taking four wickets for 68 runs to help India bowl out the Aussies for 300…

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Didn’t see any ‘Railu Kattas’ in PSL: Sarfaraz Ahmed

KARACHI: Pakistan ODI and T20 captain Sarfaraz Ahmed stated in an interview that he saw no ‘Railu Katta’ players in the Pakistan Super League, in reply to PTI chairman Imran Khan’s comments. Imran Khan had kicked up quite a storm when he had referred to the international players who played the PSL final in Lahore…

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Watch: Imran’s message on 25th anniversary of 1992 World Cup win

ISLAMABAD: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan called for the strengthening of domestic cricket on the 25th anniversary of the 1992 World Cup victory in a video message, on Saturday. Clad in a black kurta shalwar, the PTI chairman stated in the video message that he had never seen the nation so happy as when it was when…

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Pakistan face top-ranked Australia after NZ series win

LAHORE: After winning the five test series in  New Zealand, Pakistan hockey team has arrived in Australia for a 4 test series on Saturday. In New Zealand, the 14th ranked Pakistan came from behind to win the series 2-1, with two matches ending in a draw. The hosts stand 8th in the FIH rankings, said…

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Sammy in shock over Afridi’s decision

Peshawar Zalmi skipper and West Indian cricketer Darren Sammy expressed his shock over Shahid Khan Afridi’s decision to announce his ‘end of service’ as the President of the team and also its player, on Saturday. Won d 🏆 with 1 team,Time for another.Im announcing my end of service as president&player of PeshawarZalmi Team due to…

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Kuldeep flips India’s fortunes after Smith ton

Australian skipper Steve Smith hit his third ton of the series before debutant Kuldeep Yadav grabbed four wickets to tilt the scales in favour of India in the decisive fourth Test on Saturday. Smith smashed 14 fours in his fine 111-run knock to become the first Australian skipper to hit three centuries in a Test…

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From skipper to water boy: Kohli’s act wins admiration, adulation

DHARAMSALA: Even an injury was not enough to keep Indian skipper and stellar batsman Virat Kohli from taking to the ground as the injured Test batsman brought water onto the field for his teammates during the fourth Test match against Australia, on Saturday. Australia were 289-8 on the first day of the fourth Test match…

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Smith, Warner dominate India in fourth Test

DHARAMSALA: Australian skipper Steve Smith hit an unbeaten half-century, keeping up his purple patch with the bat in the series-deciding fourth and final Test against India on Saturday. The 27-year-old right-hander struck 10 fours in his brisk 72-run knock to steer the tourists to 131-1 at lunch on the opening day of the rubber. David…

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Remembering the 1992 glory

Imran Khan led Pakistan to glory in the 1992 Cricket World Cup 25 years ago today. With support from the whole team — including the likes of Inzamam-ul-Haq, Javed Miandad, Ramiz Raja, Wasim Akram, Aaqib Javed and Mushtaq Ahmed — Pakistan pulled off the impossible and achieved the milestone in Australia and New Zealand.

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Australia bat first, Kohli out of final Test

DHARAMSALA: Australian skipper Steve Smith won the toss Saturday and elected to bat first in the series-deciding fourth and final Test against India in Dharamsala. The tourists, tied 1-1 in the series, remained unchanged from the side that salvaged a draw in the third Test at Ranchi. India were without their inspirational captain Virat Kohli…

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New Zealand triple strike rocks South Africa

HAMILTON: Hashim Amla stood defiant for South Africa as New Zealand took three wickets in the opening session of the third Test in Hamilton on Saturday.

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WIndies look to revive fortunes against depleted Pakistan

World champions West Indies will be seeking to erase the recent memory of a pitiful showing in the United Arab Emirates when they commence a T20 International series against Pakistan at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Sunday. With their strife-torn squad obliterated in all three matches at the start of the campaign in the UAE…

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Pujara becomes India’s batting hero

New Delhi: In-form Cheteshwar Pujara isn’t the flashiest batsman but his staying power at the crease is winning the admiration of cricketing purists — and could be vital in India’s crunch final Test against Australia. Pujara faced 525 balls over more than 11 hours of play during his double century against Australia in the drawn…

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Peshawar Zalmi beat Durham by 35 runs in Emirates T20 trophy

DUBAI: Peshawar Zalmi beat Durham by thirty-five runs in Emirates T-20 Trophy in Dubai on Thursday night. Batting first, Peshawar Zalmi scored 143 runs for the loss of six wickets. In reply Durham were all out for 108 runs in 18.5 overs. In another match of the trophy, Lahore Qalandars defeated Birmingham Bears by six…

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Miandad brings out parrot in response to Sethi’s ‘chirya’

KARACHI: Former Pakistani batting great Javed Miandad has turned to a parrot in response to PSL chairman and journalist Najam Sethi’s chirya. Miandad asks his parrot answers to various questions and the parrot appears to answer him through gestures.

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Amitabh hits back at Aussie media for labeling Kohli ‘Trump’

MUMBAI: Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan gave a strong and befitting response to the Australian media who had referred to Virat Kohli as the ‘Donald Trump of world sport’. Things were already tense and terse between the cricket teams of Australia and India after the recent back-to-back controversies that had rocked the Test series. As the…

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