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Cricket: Rain halts India in Windies opener

Rain stopped play with India at 189 for three off 38 overs batting first against the West Indies in the first fixture of the five-match one-day international series at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad on Friday. India had got off to a flying start with openers Shikhar Dhawan making 87 and Ajinkya Rahane hitting…

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Cricket: West Indies win toss, put India in to bat

TRINIDAD: West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and put India in to bat first in the opening One-Day International of a five-match series at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad on Friday. On a dry pitch expected to offer more assistance than usual to the slower bowlers, the home side have included leg-spinner…

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Pakistan trounce West Indies in Women’s World Cup warm-up match

LEICESTER: Unbeaten half centuries by Syeda Nain Abidi and Bismah Mahroof helped Pakistan defeated West Indies by five wickets in the warm-up game of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup at Leicester on Tuesday, Samaa reported. Being sent in to bat first, West Indies scored 246/7 in their given 50 overs. Felicia Walters scored 59…

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COAS thanks Sir Vivian Richards, Ian Chappell for Pakistan visit

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa hosted dinner for West Indian cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards and former Australian captain Ian Chappell. According to a statement issued by the ISPR, the army chief thanked the two cricket greats to visit Pakistan. It is noted here that Sir Vivian Richards and…

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West Indies, Afghanistan rained off

GROS-ISLET: Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai hopes his team will get more opportunities to face top-flight cricket nations after their one-day international series against the West Indies ended in a 1-1 draw here Wednesday. Steady rain forced the abandonment of the third and final one-dayer with not a ball being bowled at St Lucia’s Darren Sammy…

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Pakistan opens up 14-point advantage over West Indies

England’s Stokes and Plunkett earn career-high rankings; Eighth-ranked Pakistan opens up 14-point advantage over ninth-ranked West Indies. India captain Virat Kohli has reclaimed the top batting spot, while Australia’s pace ace Josh Hazlewood has achieved the number-one position in the bowlers’ rankings for the first time in his career in the latest MRF Tyres ICC…

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Windies stumble to low target to level Afghan series

GROS-ISLET: West Indies overcame a mini collapse on their way to a series-levelling four-wicket victory in a low-scoring second one-day international against Afghanistan in St Lucia on Sunday. Afghanistan struggled against the extra pace and bounce of the home seam attack, making just 135 off 37.3 overs, the lowest ODI total at the Darren Sammy…

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Rashid heroics help Afghanistan beat West Indies

ST. LUCIA: Afghanistan teenage leg-spinner Rashid Khan recorded the fourth best bowling figures in one-day international history, taking seven for 18 as the visitors thrashed West Indies by 63 runs in St Lucia on Friday. Rashid wasted no time weaving his magic, picking up wickets with his first two balls, Jason Mohammed edging to first…

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Cricket: Narine shines in West Indies six wicket win

BASSETERRE, Saint Kitts and Nevis: Sunil Narine snared three wickets and mesmerised Afghanistan to set up a six-wicket win for the West Indies in the first fixture of a three-match T20 International series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Friday. Having missed out on the meeting with the Afghans at last year’s World T20…

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WATCH: Younis Khan gets grand welcome on return

Pakistan’s only batsman to score 10,000 test runs Younis Khan was given a warm welcome by the citizens as he arrived in the country on Monday.

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Cricket: India to tour West Indies for limited-overs series

NEW DELHI: India will begin a 17-day tour of the West Indies next month with five one-day internationals and one Twenty20, the cricket boards of both countries confirmed Tuesday. The ODI matches will be played at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Sabina Park in Jamaica. The…

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Azhar, Chase move up after centuries in Dominica

Pakistan opener Azhar Ali and West Indies all-rounder Roston Chase have moved up the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after notching impressive centuries in the third Test in Dominica, which Pakistan won by 101 runs on Sunday to clinch the series 2-1. Azhar, who had a career-best ranking of sixth in December…

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West Indies coach fined

West Indies coach Stuart Law has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the final day’s play in the third Test against Pakistan in Dominica on Sunday. Law was found to have violated Article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player…

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Video: Historic last ball of Yasir Shah

Yasir Shah made history with his last ball in third and last test against West Indies in Dominica. Before he threw his final delivery of the series, the commentator mentioned the fact it was Shah’s last ball of the series. Mark commentator’s words ‘Yasir Shah wins match’. Watch the historic moment.

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Highlights: West Indies wickets in 2nd innings

It is historic occasion that West Indies have been trounced in 65 years on their own soil despite the ton by Roston Chase who was declared Man of The Match. Yasir Shah was held the Best Player of the Series. Watch the highlights here.

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Pakistan require four wickets to clinch test series

DOMINICA: Pakistan require four more wickets to win the third and final test match against West Indies at Dominica, Samaa reported. The hosts went for tea at 146/6 with Roston Chase and Jason Holder batting at 66 and 22 runs respectively. Pakistan grabbed the fifth Windies wicket as Vaushal Singh was caught by Babar Azam…

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Pakistan six wickets away from historic series win

DOMINICA: Pakistan are six wickets away from their first ever test series win in West Indies as the hosts went for lunch at 73/4 on the fifth and final day of the decisive third game of the series at Dominica. West Indies started the fifth day’s play at 7/1 with Kraigg Brathwaite on the crease….

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Departing Younis, Misbah fall but Pakistan press for victory

DOMINICA: Departing stalwarts Younis Khan and captain Misbah ul Haq failed to make an impact in their farewell international innings but Pakistan were poised to press for a series-clinching victory over the West Indies at stumps on the fourth day at Windsor Park in Dominica on Saturday. Following the tedium of the first three days…

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Pakistan set 304 runs target against Windies in final Test

DOMINICA: Pakistan have set 304 runs target against West Indies in the third and final Test match at Windsor Park in Dominica.

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Cricket: West Indies v Pakistan third Test scoreboard

Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the third and final Test between the West Indies and Pakistan at Windsor Park in Dominica on Saturday: Pakistan 1st Innings – 376 West Indies 1st Innings (overnight 218 for 5) K. Brathwaite c Ahmed b Shah          29 K. Powell c Ali b Shah                31 S. Hetmyer…

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Video: Maiden five-wicket haul for Mohammad Abbas

Mohammad Abbas bagged his first 5-wicket haul in the last and final test against West Indies as Pakistan took a first inning lead of 129 on the third day’s play at Dominica on Saturday. Watch his wickets.

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