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India, Australia chase 4th ICC U-19 World Cup title

Tauranga, Feb 2 : In a repeat of the 2012 edition, three-time champions India and Australia will aim to outplay each other when they face off in the final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup at the Bay Oval  on Saturday. Fresh from a 203-run thrashing of Pakistan in the semi-final, India set their date […]

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About 1,000 athletes to feature in 8 test events for Asian Games

Eakarta, Jan 31: Indonesia will host test events in eight disciplines next month ahead of the Asian Games, attracting around 1,000 athletes and officials from Asia. Eighteen teams have confirmed their participation in the events, which are scheduled from February 8-15 in Indonesia’s capital, said Erick Thohir, chairman of the Asian Games committee, reports Xinhua […]

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Butt, Asif Among Pakistan Players Who Took Part in Dubious Event in UAE

Karachi: Pakistan’s tainted former captain, Salman Butt, and some other Pakistani players are again in the spotlight after the International Cricket Councils Anti-Corruption unit confirmed it was investigating the Ajman All Stars T20 League held recently. Butt and Asif who have served five-year bans for spot-fixing between 2010 and 2016 were among a couple of Pakistani […]

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Rayudu handed two-match ban for code of conduct breach

January 31, 2018 India cricketer and Hyderabad skipper Ambati Rayudu has been handed a two-match suspension for breaching the BCCI Code of Conduct during the Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy, on Wednesday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India issued a statement which read: “Rayudu pleaded guilty to the offence and accepted the sanction proposed […]

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India beat Pakistan by 203 runs in ICC Under-19 World Cup

Christchurch: India entered the final of theU-19 cricket World Cup after thrashing arch-rivals Pakistan by a massive 203 runs in the semifinals here today. India will now meet Australia in the summit clash on February 3. Australia had beaten Afghanistan by six wickets in the first semifinals yesterday. Opting to bat first, India rod on Shubman […]

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It’s India vs Pakistan in the semis of Under-19 World Cup!

January 29, 2018 After bagging lucrative deals at the Indian Premier League Players’ Auction, the Indian team will be eager to deliver when they face arch-rivals Pakistan in the second semi-final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Christchurch, on Tuesday. Three-time champions India have played like a thorough professional outfit, winning all four matches […]

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J&K cricketer Manzoor Dar to play for KXIP in IPL

Jan 29, 2018 Srinagar: While Jammu and Kashmir all-rounder Parvez Rasool and pacer Umar Nazir Mir found no buyers at the IPL auction, another local cricketer Manzoor Dar was bought by Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. Dar popularly known as ‘Manzoor Pandav’ for his big hitting skills in the Valley, was bought at his base […]

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Pakistan back on top of T20I team rankings

January 28, 2018 MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Pakistan reclaim the top ranking in T20 internationals after their 2-1 series victory over New Zealand. Pakistan have returned to the top of the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Team Rankings for the third time in as many months after winning their three-match series against New Zealand at the Bay Oval […]

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Pakistan Cancels 5-Year Agreement With West Indies For T20 Series

27 January 2018 The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has cancelled the proposed five-year agreement with West Indies for an annual T20 series because of financial issues. PCB chairman Najam Sethi, however, said the West Indies will tour Pakistan for three T20 matches scheduled for March this year. “The West Indies will come to play three T20 […]

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IPL auction 2018: Daredevils take Glenn Maxwell for Rs 9 crore, Root unsold

January 27, 2018 In a bidding war for Australian superstar Glenn Maxwell, Delhi Daredevils snapped up the right-handed batsman for Rs 9 crore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction for the 11th edition of the tournament here on Saturday. Daredevil also bought left-handed batsman Gautam Gambhir for Rs 2.8 crores. Gambhir had earlier […]

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