Cricket

Chahar 6-7 sets T20 bowling record as India beats Bangladesh

  • Nov 11, 2019

 Deepak Chahar took six wickets for seven runs on Sunday to record the best-ever bowling figures in a Twenty20 international cricket match as India won a closely fought series against Bangladesh 2-1. India beat

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Sarfaraz removed as Pakistan T20 and test captain

  • Oct 19, 2019

Babar Azam has replaced Sarfaraz Ahmed as Pakistan’s Twenty20 captain until next year’s T20 World Cup in Australia, and Azhar Ali has been appointed test captain for the 2019-20 season. The change in captaincy comes after Pakistan was beaten 3-0 by Sri Lanka last week

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ICC charges UAE cricket captain under anti-corruption code

  • Oct 17, 2019

Three United Arab Emirates cricket players, including captain Mohammad Naveed, have been charged under the ICC anti-corruption code and provisionally suspended with immediate effect. Naveed, pacer Qadeer Ahmed and veteran batsman Shaiman Anwar were recently withdrawn f

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India builds lead on day 4

  • Oct 05, 2019

India led by 106 runs in reaching 35-1 off 14 overs in the second innings at lunch on day four of the first cricket test against South Africa on Saturday. Mayank Agarwal was the batsman dismissed, caught at slip for seven off Keshav Maharaj (1-31) as India built on the

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NYC cricket team grapples with escalating tension in Kashmir

  • Sep 07, 2019

A chorus of Hindi, Urdu and English permeates the grounds as the Staten Island Cricket Club suits up to play. This club, unlike most other teams on the New York City cricket circuit, does not have a dominant religion or ethnicity. Most of th

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Abdul Qadir, Pakistan legspinning great, dies at age 63

  • Sep 07, 2019

Abdul Qadir, the former Pakistan cricketer who was widely regarded as one of the greatest legspinners in history, died of a cardiac arrest on Friday. He was 63. Qadir’s son, Salman Qadir, told reporters in Lahore his father was rushed to hospital but did not survive.

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Pakistan appoints Misbah as head coach and chief selector

  • Sep 04, 2019

The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed former captain Misbah-ul-Haq as head coach and chief selector for a three-year period across the three formats. The PCB said on Wednesday that a five-member panel including ex-captain Intikhab Alam and former international crick

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New Zealand draws series 1-1 with innings win vs. Sri Lanka

  • Aug 26, 2019

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 65 runs in the second test to level the two-match series 1-1 on Monday. Needing 187 runs in the second innings to make New Zealand bat again, Sri Lanka was bowled out for 122 runs in the final session despite a fighting 51 off 162 deliveries from wicketkeeper Niro

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Afghanistan names squads for test and T20

  • Aug 20, 2019

 Afghanistan has named uncapped opening batsman Ibrahim Zadran and leg-spinner Qais Ahmed in its 15-member squad for a one-off test against Bangladesh next month. Experienced left-arm fast bowler Shapoor Zadran, who has never played test cricket, is also part of the team. The selection committee, hea

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