Thursday, February 23, 2017

Johan Botha joins Islamabad United Staff one day before PSL inaugural

DUBAI: Former South African skipper Johan Botha has joined the squad of Islamabad United as fielding coach for Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017. This announcement was made on Wednesday by the franchise

England should be Pakistan’s venue to host home series: Ex-ICC president

DUBAI: Former president of International Cricket Council (ICC) Zaheer Abbas has said that Pakistan should choose England as a neutral venue to host their home series. In an interview, Abbas said: “In

‘Spirit Trophy’ of PSL 2 unveiled in Dubai

ISLAMABAD: The trophy of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) unveiled in Dubai in a ceremony today. The ceremony was attended by President of PSL’s Governing Council Najam Sethi, captains

“Sad day for me”: Alastair Cook steps down as England Test captain

ESSEX: England Test captain Alastair Cook has resigned from captaincy today, calling it a sad day for him. “It’s been a huge honour to be England captain and to lead the Test team over the past five

Champions Trophy 2017: BCCI gives nod to high-octane Pak-India clash

MUMBAI: The highly-anticipated Pakistan-India fixture in ICC Champions Trophy 2017, will take place according to schedule. Pakistan will kick off its Champions Trophy 2017 campaign against arch-rivals

Kohli a real competitor, don’t dare to sledge him, Mike Hussey warns Australia

PUNE: Former Australian Test star Michael Hussey says Indian skipper Virat Kohli is a real competitor and sledging him is not ‘good’ for Australian cricket team. “I wouldn’t try and fire him up.

Don’t make plans, show some performance, Shoaib Akhtar to Pak players

RAWALPINDI: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has made an emphatic point to arrest Pakistan’s down-slide in cricket, saying the country needs doers, not thinkers. “Don’t make plans, show some performance,”

PCB to consult former cricket champions after team’s poor performance

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board has contacted former cricket legends to hold a meeting in order to seek their views on the improvement of Pakistan national and junior team’s performance. PCB Chairman

Positive drug test: Andre Russell to miss PSL due to one-year ban

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has imposed a one-year ban on West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell after positive drug test in his native Jamaica. Russell, 28, failed to file his whereabouts


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