Cricket

Yadav’s 4 wickets lead India to 17-run win over Australia

  • Feb 21, 2020

 Leg-spin bowler Poonam Yadav took four wickets for 19 runs against defending champion Australia on the way to a 17-run win in the opening match of the Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup on Friday. After coming into the attack, Yadav took out Australia batter Ellyse Perry and was named player of the ma

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Faf du Plessis quits as South Africa cricket captain

  • Feb 19, 2020

Faf du Plessis stepped down as captain of South Africa’s test team on Monday ahead of an expected retirement from international cricket later this year. Du Plessis quit as test and Twenty20 captain. He had already recently been replaced as one-day captain by Quinton de Kock. De Kock, a wicketke

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Bangladesh cricket team arrives in Pakistan for T20 series

  • Jan 23, 2020

The Bangladesh cricket team arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday to play three Twenty20s in Lahore, its first tour of the country in almost 12 years. Bangladesh last played in Pakistan in 2008 when it lost an ODI series 5-0 and a one-off Twenty20. Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium will host all the three T2

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New Pakistan pacer Rauf keen to make his name in T20 series

  • Jan 22, 2020

Haris Rauf wants to make a big splash in his international cricket debut. Showing no sign of nerves days out from his first match for Pakistan, Rauf is determined to finish the Twenty20 series against Bangladesh starting on Friday as the best bowler. Rauf was first spotted by Lahore Qalandars of the

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Quinton de Kock appointed South Africa’s new ODI captain

  • Jan 22, 2020

Quinton de Kock is the new captain of South Africa’s one-day cricket team. De Kock was appointed Tuesday to replace Faf du Plessis, who is starting to wind down his commitments ahead of his expected international retirement at the end of the year. De Kock’s first assignment is the three-m

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Bad weather yet again spoils Pakistan-Sri Lanka test

  • Dec 13, 2019

Pakistan’s first home test in a decade was further spoiled by bad weather on Friday, with only 5.2 overs bowled on a rain-hit day three against Sri Lanka. Play was finally called off at 3.35 p.m. local time (1035 GMT), with the Sri Lankans on 282-6 having added 19 runs to its overnight total without lo

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Pakistan recalls batsman Fawad Alam after 10 years

  • Dec 08, 2019

 Pakistan has recalled 34-year-old middle-order batsman Fawad Alam for the first time in 10 years for the test series against Sri Lanka. Chief selector and head coach Misbah-ul-Haq said Saturday that the lefthan

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England 39-2 at stumps on day 2 of 2nd test vs New Zealand

  • Nov 30, 2019

Allrounder Daryl Mitchell, who admits cheering when England beat New Zealand at the Rugby World Cup last month, made 73 in his first test innings for New Zealand on Saturday to put it in a strong position after the second day of the second cricket test against England

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Pakistan set to unleash 16-year-old Naseem Shah on Australia

  • Nov 20, 2019

Sixteen-year-old Naseem Shah is ready to become the youngest cricketer ever to make his test debut in Australia, little more than a week after his mother’s death in Pakistan. Naseem, born on Feb. 15, 2003, got p

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