Tag: cricket

Sri Lanka cricket star joins Rajapakse’s party

Colombo: Sri Lanka's former cricket captain Tillakaratne Dilshan Wednesday joined the political party of former leader Mahinda Rajapakse, soon after…

Cricket Australia says country comes before IPL

Sydney: Players picked in Australia's World Cup squad won't be allowed to take part in the final few weeks of…

Sri Lankan bowler charged for T10 league fixing offer

Dubai: Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged and suspended for corruption during the first edition of…

Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur cherishes dual role after record feat

Dhaka: Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim said he enjoyed his dual role in the team as wicketkeeper and batsman after scoring a…

Finch warns faltering batsmen of shake-up for India ODIs

Hobart: Australia's one-day batsmen are under mounting pressure to keep their places after a lacklustre series defeat to South Africa,…

‘Silly mistake’ by Pakistan gifts India 10 runs in World T20 win

Providence: Pakistan's batters gifted India 10 penalty runs by consistently running on the pitch as they succumbed to a seven-wicket…

Imam head injury overshadows Pakistan triumph

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan beat New Zealand by six wickets in the second day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Friday but…

Harmanpreet Kaur first Indian woman to hit T20 century

Guyana: Captain Harmanpreet Kaur became the first woman from her country to smash a T20 international century on Friday as…

Warne offers to help beleaguered Cricket Australia

Sydney: Spin king Shane Warne put his hand up Friday to help Australian cricket out of its current spiral and…

Cricket Australia chaos distracting players: Finch

Adelaide: Disarray within Cricket Australia has distracted the Australian team, one-day skipper Aaron Finch said Thursday as he urged his…

Khawaja confident of recovery for first India Test

Sydney: Usman Khawaja's comeback from surgery on his knee is ahead of schedule with the opener Thursday confident of being…

Australia rest Starc, Lyon for SAfrica, India T20s

Sydney: Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc, veteran spinner Nathan Lyon and all-rounder Mitch Marsh were all left out of Australia's Twenty20…

More Cricket Australia execs out over tamper turmoil

Sydney: The exodus at Cricket Australia grew Wednesday as two more top executives quit the embattled governing body after a…

‘I don’t think you should live in India, go and live somewhere else’: Virat Kohli lashes out at fan

A controversy erupted after a video on social media showed the Indian captain Virat Kohli said that “those who prefer…

Rohit Sharma breaks Virat Kohli’s record in T20Is

India won the T20 against the West Indies as the opener Rohit Sharma's scintillating 111-run unbeaten knock helped team India…

Pakistan to break New Zealand jinx says Sarfraz

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed insists his team can end an 11-match losing run to New Zealand when the…

Rohit Sharma’s record ton helps India clinch T20 series

Lucknow: Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed his fourth Twenty20 international century -- the most by any batsman in the format --…

Chandimal looks to put England in a spin at Galle

Galle: Skipper Dinesh Chandimal Monday said Sri Lanka's spinners are ready to fire in the first Test against England in…

New Australia cricket buzzwords make Warne ‘vomit’

Perth: Test great Shane Warne says Australian cricket's new buzzwords, including "elite honesty", make him "vomit" and actions not words…

Azam beats Kohli’s 1,000-run landmark in T20Is

Dubai: Babar Azam became the fastest player to reach 1,000 Twenty20 international runs as Pakistan scored 166-3 in the third…