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Pakistan, WI face off in battle for pride
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Pakistan, WI face off in battle for pride

July 10th, 2017 | by admin
With the league stage of the World Cup entering its penultimate phase, two of the three teams that are out of contention for the semi-finals will fight for pride in Leicester. While West Indies will look to build on their 47-run...
A ‘real challenge’ to follow Misbah – Sarfraz
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A ‘real challenge’ to follow Misbah – Sarfraz

July 6th, 2017 | by admin
The hardest part, Sarfraz Ahmed might reasonably think, is over. Becoming Pakistan’s limited-overs captain always loomed as the greater challenge, given the depths to which they have fallen there. But he’s come...
Sarfraz to lead Pakistan in all three formats
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Sarfraz to lead Pakistan in all three formats

July 4th, 2017 | by admin
As had been widely expected, Sarfraz Ahmed will become Pakistan’s 32nd Test captain. At a reception held at the prime minister’s residence in honour of Pakistan’s Champions Trophy victory, PCB...
Was waiting for this opportunity – Sushma Verma
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Was waiting for this opportunity – Sushma Verma

July 3rd, 2017 | by admin
Sushma Verma has established herself as India’s first-choice wicketkeeper since making her debut in 2014. However, her contribution as a batsman has been minimal, largely because she has hardly had opportunities to prove...
Ekta Bisht five-for routs Pakistan for 74
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Ekta Bisht five-for routs Pakistan for 74

July 2nd, 2017 | by admin
India women 169 for 9 (Raut 47, Sandhu 4-26) beat Pakistan women 74 (Nahida 23, Bisht 5-18) by 95 runs Just like she did less than five months ago in the World Cup Qualifier, Ekta Bisht bagged another five-for against...
Rapturous Pakistan greets its champions
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Rapturous Pakistan greets its champions

June 20th, 2017 | by admin
Ten Pakistan cricketers returned home to a heroic welcome in four different cities as hundreds of fans thronged the airports, and gathered outside their residences, to celebrate the Champions Trophy triumph. Pakistan dismantled...
Cornered tigers face down rampant lions
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Cornered tigers face down rampant lions

June 13th, 2017 | by admin
Match Facts June 14, 2017 Start time 10.30am local (0930 GMT) Big Picture To say that the Champions Trophy has reached its knockout stage would do a gross disservice to the journey back from oblivion that one of Wednesday’s...
‘The evidence against me is ridiculous’ – Jamshed
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‘The evidence against me is ridiculous’ – Jamshed

June 13th, 2017 | by admin
Nasir Jamshed found the evidence of corruption against him so “flimsy” that he laughed out loud when he read about it. The former Pakistan batsman was arrested in the UK in February in connection with an investigation...
Sarfraz sees shaky Pakistan into semi-finals
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Sarfraz sees shaky Pakistan into semi-finals

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
Pakistan 237 for 7 (Sarfraz 61*, Zaman 50, Pradeep 3-60) beat Sri Lanka 236 (Dickwella 73, Junaid 3-40, Hasan 3-43, Amir 2-53) by three wickets The Champions Trophy might have been damp and lifeless on the English shores this...
‘Soft dismissals a concern’ – Sarfraz
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‘Soft dismissals a concern’ – Sarfraz

June 12th, 2017 | by admin
Pakistan have little more than 36 hours before taking the field again in Cardiff for their Champions Trophy semi-final against England, but will find time to address concerns about their middle order despite the joy of overcoming...