Cricket

New Zealand Women Beat Pakistan By 39 Runs In Sharjah

SHARJAH    : New Zealand went 2-0 up in the four-match T20I series after Pakistan fell 39 short of their 151-run target in Sharjah. This after New Zealand endured a sensational collapse, losing five wickets in six deliveries to slide from 138 for 3 to 139 for 8. Electing to bat first, openers Sophie Devine (70 off 44 balls) and captain Suzie Bates (52 ...

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Akash soars sky-high with a perfect ten!

CHENNAI   :  A 15-year-old bowled four overs — all of them maidens — and grabbed all the ten wickets. That’s how Akash Chaudhary, a rookie left-arm medium-pacer from Rajasthan, shot to fame on Wednesday, as he grabbed all 10 wickets in a local T20 match. Playing for Pearl Academy in the Late Bhawer Singh T20 tournament, the lad from Bharatpur was on ...

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National T20 Cup 2017 schedule announced

Lahore     :   The Cool & Cool T-20 Cup 2017-18 will commence from November 11, 2017 to November 26, 2017 in Rawalpindi. Eight teams namely Karachi Region Whites, Faisalabad Region, Lahore Region Whites, Lahore Region Blues, Peshawar Region, FATA Region, Rawalpindi Region and Islamabad Region will participate in the tournament. Each team will play seven matches in the tournament with four ...

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Burns fined following Shield incident

BRISBANE     :   Queensland’s Joe Burns has been fined 20 per cent of match fee after hitting his stumps with his bat following his dismissal in the JLT Sheffield Shield on Monday. Burns was bowled for 70 by Tasmania’s Gabe Bell as the Bulls closed in on victory at Blundstone Arena, with the right-hander chopping the ball back onto his ...

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ECB open the door for Ben Stokes to play in the Ashes as chief executive admits England star could ‘rehabilitate his reputation on the field’

LONDON   :     Ben Stokes has been told he could ‘rehabilitate his reputation on the field’ by ECB chief executive Tom Harrison, in what appears to be a softening of the governing body’s stance on the England all-rounder. Stokes has remained at home while police investigate an alleged brawl outside a Bristol nightclub in September, although there is a possibility he ...

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Devine, bowlers subdue Pakistan

SHARJAH   :   Opener Sophie Devine struck 41 off 29 balls and followed it with the wicket of Ayesha Zafar to underpin New Zealand women’s 15-run victory in the first T20I in Sharjah. After Devine and wicketkeeper-batsman Katey Martin (46) took New Zealand women to 147, the slower bowlers strangled Pakistan’s chase. Pakistan had had a strong start to their chase with Zafar and Nahida ...

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Pakistan blessed with young bowlers: Azhar

LONDON     :  Pakistan’s bowling coach Azhar Mahmood has praised his side for their incredible performance, while he also was all praise for his bowlers . He said that the side was blessed to have a young bunch of talented and capable bowlers , who can deliver on the field, especially by taking wickets regularly. “It’s not rocket-science to realise that in the modern-day game, where boundaries are ...

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Blind Cricket WC schedule to be announced on Nov 15

ISLAMABAD   :  The schedule of the World Cup Cricket of the Blind to be hosted by Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) in Pakistan and UAE in January 2018 will be announced on November 15.  Chairman PBCC Syed Sultan Shah said if Asian teams make it to the final of the World Cup than the final would be held in Pakistan but if European teams qualifies for the ...

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