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Holder wraps up Windies rout of Bangladesh

Jason Holder’s performance with the ball helped West Indies win the Test series against Bangladesh.

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Sri Lanka closing in on victory over West Indies in third Test

Sri Lanka were 63 runs away from a first ever Test victory over the West Indies at the Kensington Oval on Monday following an action-packed third day of the final Test. A stunning day’s play which saw 20 wickets fall in the day/night Test saw Sri Lanka be set a target of 144 to level…

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Pakistan to kick off Women’s World T20 2018 campaign against Australia

Pakistan will kick off its Women’s World Twenty20 2018 campaign against Australia on November 9, 2018 at Guyana. International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the schedule for the tournament on Friday afternoon. The 10-team tournament, featuring three-time champions Australia, reigning ICC Women’s World Cup winners England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and defending…

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Sri Lanka battle back against West Indies in third Test

Kemar Roach removed both openers but an unbroken 49-run third-wicket partnership between Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis has taken Sri Lanka to 75 for two in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 204 at the dinner break on the second day of the day/night third Test. Sri Lanka, who trail 0-1 in…

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Dowrich rescue West Indies against Sri Lanka in third Test

Shane Dowrich led yet another West Indies rearguard with an unbeaten half-century as the West Indies rallied from 53 for five to reach stumps at 132 without further loss on a rain-hit opening day of the third and final Test match. Almost half of the scheduled overs were lost to intermittent showers as day/night Test…

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Chandimal to miss third Windies test after appeal fails

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss the third and final test against West Indies after his appeal against a ball-tampering ban was dismissed by a judicial commissioner. The 28-year-old was charged with ball-tampering during last week’s St Lucia test after video evidence indicated he took sweets out of his pocket and put them in…

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West Indies crush Sri Lanka in 1st Test

West Indies completed a crushing 226-run victory over Sri Lanka just after lunch on the final day of the first Test on Sunday as the tourists surrendered meekly following the demise of century-maker Kusal Mendis and captain Dinesh Chandimal. Set a daunting target of 453, the Sri Lankans crashed from 189 for three in mid-morning…

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Injury rules out Afridi from World XI – Windies T20 encounter

Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi will not be a part of ICC World XI’s squad for the Twenty20 fixture against West Indies scheduled to take place at Lord’s. Afridi has suffered a knee injury and has been advised four weeks of rest. “Went to see my doctor in Dubai,” Afridi tweeted on Thursday. “The knee hasn’t recovered…

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Army chief congratulates PCB for hosting PSL, Windies series

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa felicitated Pakistan Cricket Board on hosting PSL and West Indies series in the country. Two eliminators and the final of Pakistan Super League 2018 along with a three-match Twenty20 series against West Indies were played in the country this year. “I wish to express my hearty felicitation…

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ICC test rankings: India stay at no.1, Bangladesh go above the Windies

India continued to sit atop the tree in the ICC Test Team Rankings following the latest update on Tuesday 1 May, with South Africa at No.2 and Australia at No.3. Not only that, with the results from 2014-15 being removed from the equation and those from 2015-16 and 2016-17 being weighted at 50 per cent,…

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Afridi, Malik to play for World XI against West Indies at Lord’s

KARACHI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has included Pakistan’s two star all-rounders in its World XI squad for T20i against West Indies. Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Malik have confirmed their participation and will be playing against West Indies at Lord’s on 31 May. According to ICC, the match is being organized to raise funds for stadia…

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Watch: Babar Azam gets Man of the Series award

Babar Azam emerged as the main support for Green Shirts in three-match Twenty20 series versus West Indies played at National Stadium, Karachi. His brilliant performance earned him Man of the Series award.

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Credit needs be given to Pakistan for good cricket, says Sarfaraz

Sarfaraz Ahmad, captain of Green Shirts, said it would be wrong to say that a weak West Indies side visited Pakistan for the three-match Twenty20 series. “It is vital to give credit to Pakistan for good performance in the series against Windies,” said the captain while talking to media after the third and final match….

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Pakistan complete T20 series whitewash over West Indies

Openers Fakhar Zaman (40) and Babar Azam (51) helped Pakistan (154/2) beat West Indies (153/6) by eight wickets in the third and final Twenty20 at National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Pakistan won the series 3-0. Pakistan win by 8 wickets Paul to Talat, FOUR runs Paul to Talat, no run Paul to Asif Ali, 1…

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Shadab Khan fined for violation in West Indies T20

Karachi: Pakistan’s teenage leg-spinner Shadab Khan has been fined for violating the players’ code of conduct in a Twenty20 against the West Indies, the International Cricket Council said Tuesday. The 19-year-old was fined 20 percent of his match fee and handed a one demerit point following a “send off” signal after dismissing West Indian opener Chadwick…

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8 tips to watch the Pakistan-West Indies clashes hassle-free

KARACHI: International cricket has returned to the city after nine long years and Karachiites can’t wait to fill those enclosures to witness the match live. Watching the match live is an experience in itself–but here are eight tips to ensure you don’t get bogged down and enjoy the match hassle-free.  1. Leave early for the…

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Pakistan defeat West Indies by 82 runs, win series 2-0

KARACHI: Pakistan have defeated West Indies in the second T20 by 82 runs, winning the series by 2-0. Batting first, Pakistan scored 205 runs for the lost of 3 wickets. Babar Azam played a splendid innings, scoring 97* runs off just 58 balls. Hussain Talat, who was playing his second international match, scored 61 runs…

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Hussain Talat makes dream start to international career

Islamabad United batsman Hussain Talat had a remarkable start to his international cricket career in the first Twenty20 against West Indies on Sunday. The debutant who was selected in the national squad for his impressive form in the third edition of Pakistan Super League, carried on the momentum against Windies, scoring 41 runs and bagging…

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Watch what happened after sound system failed as national anthem was being played

The opener of Twenty20 series between Pakistan and West Indies was played at National Stadium Sunday. Hosts won the match by 143 runs.  The national anthem of Pakistan was played before the match started. However, the sound system broke down at the end of national anthem; however, the enthused cricket fans did not allow the…

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Pakistan register thumping win over West Indies

Live Updates: West Indies tour Pakistan 2018: Pak v WI 2nd T20 (N) Live Score Update – Samaa TV All-round performance by batsmen and bowlers helped Pakistan thrash West Indies by 143 runs in the first Twenty20 at National Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Pakistan lead the three-match series 1-0. Chasing a massive target of 204,…

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Fan celebrates cricket’s revival in West Indian style

By Salman Ahmed A fan found the perfect way to celebrate the return of international cricket in cricket-starved Karachi by entertaining his fellow spectators in West Indian style at packed National Cricket Stadium. Mohammad Nadeem, a middle-aged man from Karachi, wore West Indies team jersey and imitated DJ Bravo’s dance moves to entertain the crowd….

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