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1st ODI: New Zealand coast to seven-wicket win over Pakistan
Wellington – New Zealand cruised to a seven-wicket win over an underdone Pakistan in the first of their two one-day internationals in Wellington on Saturday. After removing Pakistan for 210 in the 46th over, New Zealand reached their target in the 40th over...
Bangladesh eye World Cup quarter-finals
Dhaka – Bangladesh have set their sights on reaching the quarter-finals of next month’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the team’s Sri Lankan coach said Thursday. Chandika Hathurusinghe told journalists in Dhaka he was happy with the team’s preparat...
Ajmal hopeful of clearing bowling action test
Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal Thursday raised hopes in an interview that he will pass a bowling action test after he was suspended last year, but ruled out any chance of featuring in next month’s World Cup. The 37-year-old will travel to ...
I’m very confident that I can pass the official test in Chennai: Saeed Ajmal
Pakistan announced their 2015 World Cup uniform with real fanfare in a glamour filled ceremony held in Lahore. Sadly during that evening, as the players lined up on the stage to proudly display their allegiance with the green flag, the familiar figure of Sa...
Pakistan cricketers embark on World Cup mission
Lahore (Pakistan) – The Pakistan cricket team left on a World Cup mission Tuesday with their first destination New Zealand where they play two one-day internationals before taking part in the mega event. Paceman Junaid Khan had to pull out hours before depa...
Paceman Junaid out of Pakistan’s New Zealand tour
Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan’s left-arm paceman Junaid Khan has been ruled out of the upcoming one-day series in New Zealand because of a leg injury, fuelling doubts about whether he will play in next month’s World Cup. The Pakistan team leaves for New Zeal...
AB de Villiers fastest ODI century shatters West Indies in 2nd ODI
Johannesburg – AB de Villiers hit the fastest century in one-day international history as South Africa overwhelmed the West Indies in the second one-day international at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Sunday. Full Scorecard: South Africa vs West Indies 2n...
Sana stars in Pakistan triumph against Sri Lanka
Pakistan women cricket team captain Sana Mir almost singlehandedly led her team to a convincing 55-run victory against Sri Lanka to equalize the three-match T20 series 1-1 in Sharjah on Friday. Sana first anchored Pakistan’s inning from collapsing and score...
Women Cricket: Sri Lanka overcomes Pakistan in T20I in Sharjah
Sri Lankan women cricket team recorded a close eight-run win against Pakistan on Thursday in the first T20 match of the three-match series and avenged some pride after conceding 0-3 series defeat in ODIs recently in Sharjah. Sri Lanka batted first and score...
PCB chief lauds Pakistan women team
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shaharyar M. Khan has congratulated Pakistan women team’s captain Sana Mir, manager Ayesha Ashhar, players and the team management for the clean sweep in the three match one-day series against Sri Lanka in Sharjah. The ser...
Race for ODI top spot heats up for ICC Cricket World Cup contenders in Tri Series
Australia and India will have the chance to put daylight between one another at the top of the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings, when they compete alongside England in a tri-series, which starts in Sydney on Friday. Friday’s opening clash at the SCG will see ...
Pak women move up to fourth spot in ICC rankings
Pakistan has moved to fourth place in the ICC Women’s Championship after defeating Sri Lanka 3-0 in the second round clash, which concluded in Sharjah on Tuesday. The ICC Women’s Championship is a qualifying tournament for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 wit...
Countdown on for evenly-matched, security-tight Cricket World Cup
Sydney – The countdown is on for the 11th Cricket World Cup and the likely winner is still guesswork a month out in one of the most evenly-matched and security-conscious tournaments staged. Australia will share the hosting of next month’s cricket showpiece ...
Suspended Ajmal to have action reassessed in Chennai
Lahore (Pakistan) – Suspended Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal will have his bowling action reassessed in India this month as he tries to make a comeback to international cricket, an official said Tuesday. The 37-year-old was ranked world number one in one-day ...
Javeria Khan knocks ton as Pakistan whitewash Sri Lanka 3-0
Pakistan women cricket team opener Javeria Khan Wadood played a brilliant and unbeaten 133-run knock as Pakistan recorded a convincing seven-wicket triumph against Sri Lankan counterparts in the third ODI of the three-match series in Sharjah on Tuesday. Sri...
Misbah to quit one-dayers after World Cup
Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq said Sunday he will quit one-day cricket after the World Cup although he will continue to play Tests. Misbah, 40, becomes Pakistan’s second senior player after Shahid Afridi to announce his one-day retireme...
McCullum blitz sets up New Zealand ODI victory vs Sri Lanka
Christchurch (New Zealand) – A cracking half-century by Brendon McCullum set New Zealand up for a comfortable three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their first one-day international in Christchurch on Sunday. After McCullum’s 51 in 19 balls had provided his si...
New Zealand, Sri Lanka start Cricket World Cup countdown
Wellington – New Zealand and Sri Lanka begin fine-tuning their World Cup preparations in Christchurch on Sunday with the first of seven one-day internationals. The first game will also serve as a dress rehearsal for the World Cup opener to be played between...
Pakistan women beat Sri Lanka by five wickets
Pakistan women defeated Sri Lankan cricket team in the first ODI match of the three-match series by five wickets at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on Friday. The ongoing three-match series is a part of ICC Women’s Championship. The next two matches to b...
Sri Lanka take Malinga gamble for World Cup
Colombo – Sri Lanka’s selectors provisionally picked sling-arm fast bowler Lasith Malinga for the World Cup on Wednesday, hoping the spearhead will recover fully from ankle surgery four months ago. The 31-year-old, the only bowler in history to claim three ...