Cricket

  • CLT20: Miller, Patel script Punjab's 4-wicket win over Tridents 2 hours 45 minutes ago

    Mohali: David Miller smashed a 34-ball 46* under pressure and Parvinder Awana scalped three wickets as Kings XI Punjab notched up a four-wicket victory over Barbados Tridents in the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Put into bat, Barbados posted a challenging 174 for six, riding on twin half-centuries by Dilshan Munaweera...
  • Mohammad Hafeez backs Shahid Afridi as Twenty20 captain 3 hours 7 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez has come out in support of the appointment of Shahid Afridi as the national T20 captain. The former national T20 captain, who is presently leading the Lahore Lions team in the Champions League in India, said he had no regrets over the appointment of Afridi. "When I...
  • Waqar Younis hopeful of Pakistan's chances in ICC World Cup 2015 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's head coach, Waqar Younis said he has moved on from the 2011 World Cup semi-final defeat to India and was hopeful that his team will go all the way in the upcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. "Obviously there is that regret over losing that semi-final. You...
  • CLT20: Lucky we ended up on the winning side, says Mitchell Marsh 3 hours 30 minutes ago

    Mohali: Having pulled off an improbable win by hitting two successive sixes off the last two deliveries, Perth Scorchers' Mitchell Marsh on Saturday said that his team was lucky to be on the winning side as they defeated Dolphins in a league encounter of Champions League Twenty20. The team from Australia...
  • BCCI-RCA impasse continues as meeting deferred 5 hours 57 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The BCCI's disciplinary committee meeting with the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) officials failed to break the deadlock after the objections raised by a top official of the suspended association regarding composition of the disciplinary committee. "It has been deferred because they have raised certain objections. We will go through them...
  • CLT20: Marsh two sixes seals tense win for Scorchers over Dolphins 6 hours 29 minutes ago

    Mohali: The immensely talented Mitchell Marsh hit successive sixes off the last two deliveries as Perth Scorchers from Australia beat South Africa's Dolphins by six wickets in a group league match of the Champions League T20 on Saturday. Needing 12 off the last two deliveries, Marsh dispatched seamer Robbie Frylinck over...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Punjab opt to field against Barbados Tridents 7 hours 4 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents. The Kings XI came into the tournament on the back of a successful...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar moves Bombay High Court for review of BCCI rules 8 hours 58 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Cricket Association of Bihar has filed a PIL in Bombay High Court seeking appointment of an independent Governance Review Committee to review the rules and regulations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleged that in recent times Cricket Board (BCCI) has...
  • CLT20: We want to play well and get crowd support, says Lions skipper Hafeez 9 hours 57 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Expressing happiness over playing in a major tournament like Champions League Twenty20 in India, Lahore Lions captain Mohammad Hafeez on Saturday said that his team is determined to play well and get support of the crowd. "It is great to come to India. People are crazy about cricket. When you...
  • CLT20: It's good to have Wasim Akram around, says Andre Russell 12 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Refusing to revel in the early spotlight after his blitzkrieg in the Champions League Twenty20 opener, Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Andre Russell has credited the team's support staff and said that having the great Wasim Akram in the dugout is a big plus. "The support staff of KKR is...
  • Lasith Malinga to undergo ankle treatment in Australia 13 hours 1 minutes ago

    Colombo: Sri Lanka will have to do without Lasith Malinga for about three-and-a-half months until early next year as the speedster has planned to get his troubled ankle treated in Australia. National Selector Pramodaya Wickramasingha said that the right-armer would be soon flying to Australia for treatment to an ankle injury...
  • CLT20: Clash of two non-IPL teams as Dolphins take on Perth Scorchers 18 hours 17 minutes ago

    Mohali: Australia's Perth Scorchers, boasting many a proven performer in their ranks, will start as favorites when they take on South African team Dolphins in a clash of two non-IPL teams in the Champion League Twenty20, here on Saturday. For the Scorchers, a lot will depend on Adam Voges and the...
  • CLT20: Kings XI Punjab face Caribbean test after a solid start 19 hours 3 minutes ago

    Mohali: After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents in a Group B match of the Oppo Champions League twenty20 here on Saturday. The Kings XI came into the tournament on...
  • Ashwell Prince plays down talk of 'racist' abuse 19 hours 36 minutes ago

    London: South Africa's Ashwell Prince indicated on Friday he did not feel there had been a racist element to the verbal abuse he had received from Yorkshire's Andrew Gale. Yorkshire captain Gale was banned for two matches after being reported by the umpires for verbally abusing Prince, playing for arch-rivals Lancashire,...
  • CLT20: Always trying to work on my shots, says Kane Williamson 20 hours 32 minutes ago

    Raipur: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson on Friday said that he was looking for the shots all through his record knock of 101 not out in Northern Knights victory over Cape Cobras in a Champions League Twenty20 match here. Williamson struck a hundred from just 48 balls to record the fastest...
  • CLT20: Williamson ton flattens Cobras as Knights win by 33 runs (D/L) Yesterday

    Raipur: Rains took some sheen off Kane Williamson's record batting display of scoring the fastest ever century in Champions League Twenty20 as New Zealand side Northern Knights beat Cape Cobras of South Africa by 33 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method on Friday. Opening batsman Williamson produced a sensational batting show as he...
  • Pakistan selectors want to drop Younis Khan from ODIs 19 hours 23 minutes ago

    Karachi: The national selectors who are under fire for not showing up for the ongoing National T20 Championship matches, want Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul-Haq to bat at number three position in the 50-over format. A source aware of the developments said that the six-member selection committee, which is headed by...
  • Shahid Afridi may quit other formats to focus on T20 Yesterday

    Karachi: Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder and national T20 captain Shahid Afridi may join the growing band of international cricketers who have opted to retire from other formats to focus only on T20 cricket. Afridi told reporters at the national stadium that he could quit one-day internationals after the 2015 World Cup to...
  • PCB chief looks to foster closer ties with India Yesterday

    Karachi: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan will undertake a tour of Asian cricket playing nations early next month in a bid to foster closer ties with BCCI and mend fences with Bangladesh. "My prime objective is to foster closer relations with all these countries because I believe that if the Asian bloc...
  • Aditya Verma trying to convince Sharad Pawar for BCCI elections Yesterday

    Mumbai: The petitioner in the IPL-6 spot-fixing case, Aditya Verma, on Friday said he is trying to convince Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) President Sharad Pawar to contest for the Cricket Board's presidential elections. "I feel this is the right time for Mr. Pawar to take us out of this mess and...
  • Injury rules JP Duminy out of CLT20 Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Cape Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Friday after all-rounder JP Duminy has been ruled out of Oppo Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury and has been replaced by Sybrand Engelbrecht. "The CLT20 has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the Oppo CLT20 has approved Sybrand Engelbrecht...
  • CLT20 Live Score: Cape Cobras opt to field against Northern Knights Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a star-studded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie. Cape Cobras,...
  • Denied home-cooked biryani, angry MS Dhoni checks CSK out of hotel: report Yesterday

    How would you feel if denied a chance to have home-cooked Hyderabadi biryani? Not very good, we suppose. Well, the captain of the Indian cricket team and IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, too didn't take it lightly when a Hyderabad five-star hotel prevented the CSK squad from...
  • PCB plans to import software for detecting illegal actions Yesterday

    Karachi: Former captain and Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) domestic operations chief Intikhab Alam said the board is mulling on importing an Australian software to detect bowlers breaking the 15-degree elbow extension limit allowed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). "Besides setting up a biomechanics lab at the National Cricket Academy (NCA)...
  • CLT20: Hurricanes can take lot of positives from their loss, says coach Damien Wright Yesterday

    Mohali: Losing their opening Champions League Twenty20 tie against Kings XI Punjab, Hobart Hurricanes coach Damien Wright admitted he was disappointed but said his side would take a lot of positives from the game. "Disappointed but there are a lot of positives we are going to take out of the game,...
  • Clive Lloyd pleased with new West Indies players Yesterday

    Bridgetown: West Indies cricket legend Clive Lloyd says he is impressed with the new crop of young players on the regional cricket team following the series against Bangladesh. Lloyd, the most successful captain who led the team during the 1970s and 1980s, has singled out opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite who was...
  • James Sutherland stays as Cricket Australia chief Yesterday

    Sydney: James Sutherland has been reappointed as Cricket Australia's chief executive beyond the 2015 World Cup, the organisation said Thursday. Sutherland, 49, took over CA's top post in 2001 at the age of 35 as the youngest chief executive to be named by the governing body. His latest three-year deal had been...