South Africa v/s Australia: Mitchell Starc’s five-for puts visitors in total control on Day 2

South Africa v/s Australia: Mitchell Starc’s five-for puts visitors in total control on Day 2

The spin of Nathan Lyon and the reverse swing of Mitchell Starc sent South Africa crashing on the second day of the first Test against Australia at Kingsmead on Friday. South Africa were bowled out for 162 shortly before the close, giving Australia a lead of 189 runs on the first innings. Lyon started the […]

Kevin Pietersen Helps Dolphins Into South Africa’s Ram Slam T20 Cricket

Kevin Pietersen Helps Dolphins Into South Africa’s Ram Slam T20 Cricket

Durban: Kevin Pietersen continued his successful return to his country of birth on Wednesday when he helped the KwaZulu-Natal Dolphins reach the final of South Africa’s Twenty20 franchise competition – Ram Slam T20 Challenge. (Out of Competitive Cricket But Kevin Pietersen Still in Thick of Things) The former England batsman hit 27 off ten balls […]

Pakistan Cricket Board Will Wait For Two More Days, Before Calling Off India Series: Shahryar Khan

Pakistan Cricket Board Will Wait For Two More Days, Before Calling Off India Series: Shahryar Khan

Karachi: With time running out for the proposed India-Pakistan cricket series, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said it would call off the much-talked-about rubber if the Indian government does not give its approval in the next couple of days. (India Won’t Play With Us: Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Shahryar Khan) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman […]

Mohammad Yousuf Downplays Importance of India-Pakistan Series

Karachi: Former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf cannot understand the fuss around the proposed cricket series against India as he feels that apart from filling up Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) coffers, it would hardly make a difference to either of the two countries or to the world. (India Won’t Play With Us: Pakistan Cricket Board Chief […]

Yuvraj Singh Buoys Peshawar Star Shahid Afridi Ahead of Pakistan Super League

At a time when the India-Pakistan bilateral series is in limbo and relationship between the two nations are fractured, the bonhomie and goodwill between cricketers of both countries has come as a breath of fresh air. (India Won’t Play With Us: Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Shahryar Khan) India’s 2011 World Cup-winning star Yuvraj Singh has […]

Mitchell Starc Set to Miss World Twenty20 After Ankle Surgery

Hobart: Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc will have ankle surgery and is “unlikely” to play in the World Twenty20 tournament in India next year, Cricket Australia said on Thursday. (James Pattinson in For Mitchell Starc in Australia Line-up vs West Indies) Starc, who has had trouble with his right ankle stemming back to the Ashes […]

Adam Voges, Shaun Marsh Tons Make an Opening Day of Misery For West Indies

Hobart: Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh pounded tons in a triple-century unbroken stand to crush the dispirited West Indies and put Australia in command of the first Test in Hobart on Thursday. (Scorecard) In a grim foreboding of what lies ahead for the maligned Caribbean tourists in the three-Test series, Australia cruised effortlessly to 438 […]

Martin Guptill Ton Gives New Zealand First Day Honours Against Sri Lanka

Dunedin: Martin Guptill rebounded from a horror Australian series with his third century to guide New Zealand to a strong position on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday. (Australia Win Day-Night Test in Tense Finish Against New Zealand) On a Dunedin pitch said to be ripe for seam bowlers, […]

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