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World Cup trophy global tour: Trophy arrives in Pakistan
Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan welcomed the World Cup trophy as it arrived in the country on a global tour Tuesday, with skipper Misbah-ul Haq vowing to win it for the isolated nation and its terror-hit people. Photos: Unveiling ICC World Cup Trophy 2015 in P...
Injured Clarke out of Pakistan one-day series
Sydney – Australia captain Michael Clarke was Tuesday ruled out of next month’s one-day series against Pakistan with a “significant” hamstring injury that is worse than first thought. Follow Pakistan vs Australia 2014 Series Coverage on Cricket.com.pk The 3...
Saeed Ajmal suspended over bowling action
Karachi – Top-ranked Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal was suspended indefinitely from international cricket for an illegal bowling action Tuesday but he vowed to return in time for next year’s World Cup. The world’s leading one-day international bowler bla...
Injured Clarke in race to be fit for Pakistan
Sydney – Australia captain Michael Clarke was Monday in doubt for next month’s one-day series against Pakistan as he recovers from a hamstring injury, chief selector Rod Marsh said. Follow Pakistan vs Australia 2014 Series Coverage on Cricket.com.pk The 33-...
Pakistan’s Shahzad ‘faces action’ over religious spat
Karachi – The head of Pakistan’s cricket board said Friday that batsman Ahmed Shahzad could face disciplinary action over a religious spat with Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan. Television footage showed Shahzad passing a religious remark at Dilshan a...
PCB probes Ahmad Shahzad’s religious chat with Dilshan
Religious comments by Pakistan batsman Ahmad Shahzad to Sri Lanka player Tillakaratne Dilshan after their one-day international last Saturday are being investigated by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). While the players were walking back to the dressing roo...
Pakistan defeat sparks cricket World Cup fears
Karachi – Former cricket greats said Sunday they fear Pakistan’s one-day defeat in Sri Lanka will hurt preparations for the World Cup just five months away. Pakistan were beaten by seven wickets in the third and final one-day international against Sri Lanka...
Sri Lanka overpower Pakistan to win ODI series
Dambulla (Sri Lanka) – Seamer Thisara Perera claimed 4-34 and Tillakartane Dilshan hit an unbeaten 50 as Sri Lanka trounced Pakistan by seven wickets in the final one-dayer on Saturday to clinch the series 2-1. Full Scorecard: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 3rd ODI ...
Mahmood calls for end to mental health ‘taboo’
London – Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood hopes to make mental health less of a “taboo” subject in South Asia. Last week cricket stars from several countries gathered at a leading London hotel for Mahmood’s benefit dinner, where tributes to him wer...
2nd ODI: Perera shatters Pakistan with bat and ball
Hambantota (Sri Lanka) – Thisara Perera smashed 65 off 36 balls and then grabbed three wickets as Sri Lanka thumped Pakistan by 77 runs in the second one-dayer on Tuesday to level the three-match series 1-1. Full Scorecard: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI 26t...
PCB condoles with Younis over his nephews demise
Karachi: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Mohammad Khan and Chief Operating Officer Subhan Ahmad have offered their heartfelt condolences over the sad demise of ace batsman Younis Khans nephew. Younis is returning to Pakistan, and had already...
PSL T20: Pakistan cancels Twenty20 league
Karachi – Pakistan cricket authorities were Tuesday forced to cancel their ambitious Twenty20 league project due a lack of time to schedule the tournament ahead of the World Cup, leaving question marks over its future. Pakistan Cricket Board had planned to ...
Younis Khan to return from Sri Lanka after family tragedy
Karachi – Veteran batsman Younis Khan will play no further part in Pakistan’s one-day series in Sri Lanka following the death of his 10-year-old nephew, an official said on Monday. “Younis will return home on Monday as his nephew Saad Khan died while having...
Maqsood, Alam stun Sri Lanka in first ODI
Hambantota (Sri Lanka) – Sohaib Maqsood and Fawad Alam put on a 147-run stand as Pakistan recovered from the brink to defeat Sri Lanka by four wickets on Saturday and take the lead in the three-match series. Full Scorecard: 1st ODI Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 23 ...
Pakistan field against Sri Lanka in first one-dayer
Hambantota (Sri Lanka) – Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq won the toss and sent Sri Lanka in to bat in overcast conditions in the first one-day international in Hambantota on Saturday. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Live Score & Updates 23rd August 2014 Follow...
Pakistan regroup for Sri Lanka one-dayers
Hambantota (Sri Lanka) – Pakistan and Sri Lanka begin a three-match one-day series on Saturday hoping to gauge each other’s firepower and bench strength ahead of the World Cup just six months away. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Live Score & Updates 23rd Aug...
Saeed Ajmal to miss Sri Lanka match for tests on his action
Karachi – Under-scrutiny Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will miss part of Pakistan’s one-day series against Sri Lanka as he undergoes tests on his bowling action in Australia, officials said on Friday. The 37-year-old, ranked number one in one-day interna...
ICC Women’s Championship set for exciting start today
Karachi: The inaugural edition of the ICC Womens Championship 2014 starts today (Thursday) and the opening round sees Australia host Pakistan and England take on India in the multi-year, bilateral qualifying competition to the pinnacle event in womens crick...
Sri Lanka ponder life after golden generation
Colombo – Sri Lanka are banking on young talent to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great, another approaching retirement and an ageing spinner in the ranks. Follow: Sri Lanka Cricket for latest team...
Afghan cricket coach pleased with World Cup preparations
Karachi – Afghanistan cricket coach said Wednesday the team are on course for next year’s World Cup and looking forward to touring Australia and New Zealand next month. Follow: Afghanistan Cricket Team | ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Afghanistan earned a maide...