SHARJAH: Paceman Chanaka Welegedara took two wickets with the second new ball, including that of centurion Younis Khan, to give Sri Lanka the edge in the third Test against Pakistan at Sharjah stadium on Saturday.
The 30-year-old left-arm paceman dismissed Younis (100) with the first delivery [...]
SHARJAH: Younis Khan hit an unbeaten hundred to lead Pakistan to 199/3 at tea against a big Sri Lankan total in their third and final cricket Test at Sharjah stadium on Saturday.
The 33-year-old was unbeaten on 100 — his 18th hundred in 71 Tests — [...]
NEW DELHI: West Indies captain Darren Sammy on Saturday said his young and inexperienced side faces its toughest challenge so far when it takes on India in a three-Test series starting on Sunday but the visitors are not at all intimidated.
“It will be the biggest challenge for the players [...]
NEW DELHI: As anticipation builds up for Sachin Tendulkar’s 100th international ton, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday said the team is hoping that the veteran cricketer achieves the milestone in the very first Test of the three-match series against the West Indies starting Sunday.
“It is (Sachin’s 100th [...]
Resuming at a precarious 35-2 after losing both [...]
KARACHI: Pakistan’s former captain Shahid Afridi has claimed that jailed bookie Mazhar Majeed tried approaching him several times but he kept the players’ agent at arm’s length as he suspected him of being involved in betting.
LONDON: England captain Andrew Strauss has called ICC’s Anti-Corruption unit a “toothless tiger” as he feels it shouldn’t have taken a tabloid sting to expose the spot-fixing scam that led to the jailing of three Pakistani cricketers.
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowlers
LONDON: Jailed Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif’s lawyers are set to appeal against his conviction in the spot-fixing scam and if successful, it could lead to his release from prison.
Jailed for a year by Southwark Crown Court after being found guilty of conspiring to cheat and conspiring to [...]
KARACHI: He is dismayed by the conviction of three Pakistan cricketers in the spot-fixing scam but former head coach Waqar Younis hopes it would prove beneficial to the game in the long run.
“I hope that the outcome of the trial would prove beneficial to cricket in the future and [...]
AHMEDABAD: Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Warne had a nick-name for all his players. For the young Ravindra Jadeja it was ‘Rock Star’ with Warne marking him out as a talent for the future three years back.
Since then the Saurashtra all-rounder has seen plenty of ups-and-downs in both [...]
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