England win first World Cup in all-time classic

England win first World Cup in all-time classic

England won the World Cup for the first time ever on Sunday, holding their nerve to seal a thrilling Super Over victory against New Zealand after the final ended in a tie. Eoin Morgan s side finished on 241 all out in pursuit of New Zealand s 241-8, sending the match at...

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World Cup 2019: England thrash Australia by 8 wickets to reach final

World Cup 2019: England thrash Australia by 8 wickets to reach final

England booked their place in the World Cup final against New Zealand with a dominant eight-wicket win over reigning champions Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday. Jason Roy hit a blistering 85 as England reached a victory target of 224 with a mammoth 107 balls to spare after restricting Australia. Openers...

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WorldCup2019 First SemiFinal:India v New Zealand

WorldCup2019 First SemiFinal:India v New Zealand

 Two-time champions India face 2015 runners-up New Zealand on Tuesday in the first World Cup semi-final in Manchester. India topped the group stage with seven wins from nine matches, while New Zealand limped into the last four after three successive defeats. After making a fast start to the tournament, the...

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Babar Azam goes up to third place in ICC ODI rankings

Babar Azam goes up to third place in ICC ODI rankings

Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has moved up to third place in the latest ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings for batsmen India skipper Virat Kohli retained his top position among the batsmen followed by another Indian – Rohit Sharma. Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman are at number 11 and 17 respectively in...

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England beat Pakistan by seven wickets

England beat Pakistan by seven wickets

England rode on captain Eoin Morgan s half-century to beat Pakistan by 7 wickets in Cardiff in the only T20 Chasing a target of 174 runs, England lost Duckett early but Vince and Root got the hosts back on track. Then, Root and Morgan stitched a 65-run stand, which almost laid...

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World Cup squad for team Pakistan will be announced on April 18

World Cup squad for team Pakistan will be announced on April 18

According to sources, the national selection committee has invited 23 players for a fitness test, which will be held at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore on April 15 and 16 ahead of the World Cup in England and Wales this summer. The selection committee also said that the squad...

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Australia complete England’s Ashes misery with innings victory

Australia complete England’s Ashes misery with innings victory

SYDNEY: Australia romped to an innings and 123-run victory over England after dismissing the tourists for 180 on the final day of the fifth Test on Monday to complete a 4-0 Ashes triumph that fell short of a whitewash but was little less emphatic. England captain Joe Root raced from...

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Ajmal urges bowlers to improve in second ODI

Ajmal urges bowlers to improve in second ODI

KARACHI: Former spin maestro Saeed Ajmal has called on Pakistan’s bowlers to deliver the goods going into the second ODI against New Zealand after they conceded more than 300 runs in the first game. The Men in Green ultimately lost that game at Wellington by 61 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method...

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4 cricketers arrested in India-held Kashmir for playing Pakistani national anthem before match

4 cricketers arrested in India-held Kashmir for playing Pakistani national anthem before match

Police in India-held Kashmir on Sunday arrested four cricketers for playing the Pakistani national anthem before the start of a cricket match in Bandipora district, Times of India reported. The two teams that participated in the cricket match on January 4 were booked and four players were arrested for honouring...

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Azhar, Fakhar hit tons in crushing win for Pakistan

Azhar, Fakhar hit tons in crushing win for Pakistan

NELSON: Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali both scored centuries as Pakistan cruised to a 120-run victory over New Zealand XI in their one-day tour match at the Saxton Oval here on Wednesday. The left-handed Fakhar pounded 106 from 84 balls and Azhar made 104 from 105 balls in a 206-run...

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