Ricky Pointing suggests run penalties for ‘cheating’ batsmen

Ricky Pointing suggests run penalties for ‘cheating’ batsmen

Australia’s great Ricky Ponting claims non-strikers leaving their crease early is “cheating”, but would prefer to see run penalties rather than contentious “Mankad” run-outs to avoid the practice. India’s Ravichandran Ashwin ignited a worldwide debate last year in a Twenty20 Indian Premier League match with his “Mankading” of England batsman...

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Indian skipper Kohli says he didn’t miss cricket during Covid-19 break

Indian skipper Kohli says he didn’t miss cricket during Covid-19 break

Indian skipper Virat Kohli said that he didn’t miss cricket as much as he planned during the month-long break caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Kohli, who is also captain of the Indian Premier League side Royal Challengers Bangalore, recently began training in the United Arab Emirates to start...

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Pakistan finish their England tour on high note

Pakistan finish their England tour on high note

Pakistan concluded their England tour on a good note when, on Tuesday night, they defeated England with five runs to share honors in the Twenty20 International three-match at Old Trafford. It was Pakistan’s first win in England in 66 days and meant they squared this three-match series at 1-1 after...

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Pakistan set to make two changes for the third England T20I

Pakistan set to make two changes for the third England T20I

Veteran pacer Wahab Riaz and new batsman Haider Ali are expected to get a shot at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) against England. As per sources, veteran pacer Mohammad Amir faces hamstring problems which were also evident against England during...

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Eoin Morgan drives England to record chase victory over Pakistan

Eoin Morgan drives England to record chase victory over Pakistan

Captain Eoin Morgan belted a thunderous half-century as England chased a record target target at Old Trafford on Sunday to defeat Pakistan by five wickets in the second Twenty20. Pakistan posted 195 for four in their 20 overs on a flat wicket, but the home side finished their game with...

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Mohammad Hafeez sent into isolation, after he breached the bio-security protocol

Mohammad Hafeez sent into isolation, after he breached the bio-security protocol

Pakistan’s all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez was sent into isolation after violating the existing bio-security protocols for players on the England tour. On Wednesday morning, all-rounder shared a picture on his Twitter account posing for a photo with an elderly lady. “Met an inspirational young lady today morning at golf course. She...

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Pakistan Tour England amid Coronavirus

Pakistan Tour England amid Coronavirus

We ‘re set to see our Babars and our Shaheens play competitive cricket after the coronavirus and the resulting lockdown. And what a welcome relief it is. The cricketers from Pakistan and 11 support staff members arrived from Lahore on a chartered flight, and were transferred to Worcestershire. The England...

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Kohli faces conflict of interest probe

Kohli faces conflict of interest probe

NEW DELHI: India ‘s captain Virat Kohli is encounters an inquiry into a potential conflict of interest in two business ventures over his positions. D.K. K. Jain, an ethics officer for the Indian Cricket Control Board (BCCI), said late Sunday that a report would be examined by a member of...

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Seven more cricketers test positive for coronavirus

Seven more cricketers test positive for coronavirus

The Pakistan cricket has suffered a major blow as seven more cricketers of the national team have tested positive for the deadly Covid-19 disease. “Players who have tested positive are: Fakhar Zaman, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, and Wahab Riaz,” Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive...

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PCB to double payments of domestic cricketers soon

PCB to double payments of domestic cricketers soon

The Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan has said that payments of domestic cricketers will soon be doubled and separate central contracts for the top performers in domestic cricket will also be offered. “The World T20 seems doubtful this year and that will be a setback, both for the game...

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