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, […]

Ricky Ponting Unveils Own Statue, Wants Hobart to Host Test vs India

Hobart’s celebrated son Ricky Ponting will now be a permanent fixture at Bellerive Oval, now called the Blundstone Arena. The former Australian captain unveiled a bronze statue of himself on the concourse of the Ricky Ponting Stand on Wednesday and demanded a better deal for Tasmania as a Test venue. (Steve Waugh Backs Ricky Ponting, […]

Anurag Thakur Says Decision on India-Pakistan Series Subject to Government Approval

Conceding that time is running out for the proposed India-Pakistan bilateral cricket series, Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Anurag Thakur said the Board is still waiting for the government approval before taking any decision. (Can’t Play Cricket with Pakistan When People Are Dying on the Border: BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur) India are […]

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