Friday at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium stirred the senses for all but those foolish enough to be bowlers in these parts. After lunchtime prayers the ground filled up and, in the face of a mountain of runs plundered by England, Pakistan offered a reply that had the locals in raptures and underlined the importance of international cricket’s return.
Rawalpindi [Pakistan], December 2 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ramiz Raja said on Friday that Pakistan may consider pulling out of Asia Cup 2023 if their tournament hosting rights are withdrawn due to the Indian team not travelling to their country. Earlier in October, BCCI secretary Jay Shah completely...
Essex chair Azeem Akhtar has “voluntarily stepped aside” less than a week after being appointed due to an independent review into tweets he liked. Akhtar was only named chair on Monday, after a long process to replace John Faragher, who stepped down last year following claims he used the racist term “n***er in the woodpile” during an executive board meeting in 2017.
‘Making domestic cricket look toooo easy’ – Fans in awe of Ruturaj Gaikwad’s back to back centuries in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Ruturaj Gaikwad, the star Indian batter, is currently on fire and scoring runs mercilessly. The right-handed batter from Maharashtra is currently competing for his state team in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and serving as their captain. The 25-year-old opening batter finished as the top run scorer in the Vijay Hazare Trophy last year, and he has carried on exactly where he left off in 2021 this year as well.
MS Dhoni is one of the most successful captains in international cricket having several achievements under his name. The ‘Captain cool’ has lifted numerous coveted trophies in his illustrious career and broken several records. After making his debut in 2004, Dhoni rose through the ranks and became a ‘fan favourite’ instantly.
Pakistan openers Abdullah Shafique and Imam-ul-Haq make England toil in reply to tourists’ 657 all out | Cricket News
Abdullah Shafique and Imam-ul-Haq led the Pakistan fightback against England with an unbeaten century partnership on day two of the first Test in Rawalpindi after the tourists posted a first-innings total of 657 all out. England were eventually dismissed late on the second morning, with Harry Brook leading the way...
Former England assistant coach, Paul Farbrace, has been announced as the new head coach of Sussex. Farbrace joins Sussex after three years as sporting director of Warwickshire, overseeing their success in the County Championship in 2021. He was assistant coach to Trevor Bayliss with the England men’s side from 2015-19,...
On the eve of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Election Commission of India felicitated the Indian Deaf Cricket Team today at Nirvachan Sadan. Welcoming the team, CEC Rajiv Kumar said that the Election Commission salutes the resilience and tenacity demonstrated by the players. The team has brought...
BAN vs IND: Liton Das replaces injured Tamim Iqbal as Bangladesh captain© AFP. Bangladesh on Friday named batsman Litton Dass as captain for the one-day international series against India that begins this weekend, replacing the injured Tamim Iqbal. The three-match series kicked off in Dhaka on Sunday, with the visitors also taking part in two Test matches during their month-long visit. Regular captain Tamim was ruled out of the ODI series after suffering a groin injury during a practice match in the capital on Wednesday. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said in a statement that he was also skeptical about the Test series.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Kieron Pollard and Rashid Khan on Friday will take over the captaincy duties for MI Emirates and MI Cape Town teams in ILT20 and SA20 respectively, said MI Global in an official announcement on Friday. Pollard-led MI Emirates, will feature T20 stars like Dwayne Bravo,...
TW Newsdesk, December 2: Ricky Ponting was admitted to the hospital after a heart scare during his commentary stint in Perth for the first Test between Australia and England. According to media reports, Ponting was admitted to the hospital following a health scare but his colleagues reported he was okay.
Pakistan’s pitches belonged in “the dark ages”, the country’s top cricket official said on Friday, after England plundered runs on a lifeless wicket in Rawalpindi. The visitors were finally all out for 657 — including a record 506 from the first day on Thursday — with four batsmen scoring centuries off the hapless Pakistan bowling.
The Aussies have dominated proceedings so far, amassing a huge first innings total on what has been a batsman’s paradise. Follow all the action in our live coverage below. That man again! Mitchell Starc has the new rock swinging and the West Indies have no answers. This time it...
Most runs in 2022 in all formats: Highest run scorer in international cricket in 2022 – The SportsRush
We are not even a month away to mark the end of a calendar year of action-packed Cricket, with England ending it on a high by lifting their second T20 World Cup title. The English Test side however, had to begin the year having already lost the away Ashes series against Australia 0-3 the previous year, with two Tests yet to be played.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada admitted he "wasn't up to scratch" in a disappointing time at the T20 World Cup last month in Australia. In the tournament where South Africa lost to Netherlands by 13 runs to make a shock exit from the race to the semi-finals, Rabada had a forgettable time.
MUMBAI: Suryakumar Yadav’s blazing form, which has seen him smashed 1164 runs in 31 T20Is @46.56 this year, has made him the current heartthrob of world cricket. On Friday, former South African captain Graeme Smith, who is the commissioner of SA20, South Africa’s upcoming six-team T20 league, didn’t have to think too hard while replying to a question about which Indian player he’d love to see in the league. “Surya, can he play for South Africa!” quipped Smith in jest.
The much-awaited IPL 2023 auction event is slated to be held on December 23 in Kochi. In big update IPL 2023: Delhi Capitals team leader admitted to hospital. Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting has been taken to a local hospital in Perth while commentating during the first Test between Australia and the West Indies.