KARACHI: Former ICC president Ehsan Mani believes that India will have to play a “significant” role in fighting corruption in the sport and has urged the cricket boards across the globe to work in tandem with their governments to eradicate the menace.
Mani said while ICC’s role was [...]
MIRPUR: Sri Lanka’s fast-bowling all-rounder Shaminda Eranga was on Wednesday named as replacement for Angelo Mathews, who had been ruled out of the ongoing Asia Cup cricket tournament due to a calf injury.
Sri Lanka Cricket’s chairman of selectors, Ashantha de Mel, said that Eranga [...]
MIRPUR: Bangladesh all-rounder Nasir Hossain sounded upbeat ahead of their Asia Cup encounter against India on March 16, saying the hosts would look to restrict their formidable opponents within 265 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.
“We are confident about the next game against India and we are [...]
DHAKA: The ever-so-unpredictable Pakistan face their first big test of the tournament when they take on an injury-hit Sri Lankan team, which was outclassed by India in its lung-opener, in an Asia Cup league match on Thursday.
MELBOURNE: Captain Michael Clarke and former skipper Ricky Ponting were included on Wednesday in Australia’s 16-man squad for the three-Test tour in the Caribbean next month despite their recent setbacks in the limited-overs format.
Clarke is expected to have recovered from a left hamstring injury that sidelined him for the [...]
MIRPUR: Talk about a cricket coach who specialises in the subcontinent and Dav Whatmore immediately springs to mind.
MIRPUR: Delhi teammates Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir’s partnership continues to flourish, with their easy chemistry in the middle making it a habit of delivering in crucial games. Be it the World Cup final or any other, they seem to be at their best when batting together.
MIRPUR: It was backyard cricket for the Indian superstars at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium on Tuesday. The batsmen were back at their best on a docile surface, the pacers found the right length and offie R Ashwin got the ball to turn as India registered a 50-run win to open their Asia Cup [...]