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Latham ton puts NZ in charge of first S Lanka Test

Posted by on 16/12/2018
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Latham ton puts  NZ in charge of  first S Lanka Test

Latham ton puts NZ in charge of first S Lanka Test

WELLINGTON: Opener Tom Latham’s unbeaten century put New Zealand in charge of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Wellington yesterday, as the Black Caps raced past the tourists’ first-innings total and looked to build an imposing lead. Latham was 121 not out at stumps on day two with New Zealand cruising at 311 for […]

Bruised Australia reach 132-4 to lead by 175 in Perth Test

Posted by on 16/12/2018
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Bruised Australia reach 132-4  to lead by 175 in Perth Test

Bruised Australia reach 132-4 to lead by 175 in Perth Test

India all out for 283, Kohli hits 123 PERTH: Australia battled through an onslaught from India’s fiery fast bowlers on the third day of the second Test, building an ominous 175-run lead with six wickets in hand on a menacing Perth Stadium pitch that is expected to deteriorate further. The hosts reached stumps at 132 […]

Kohli leads Indian fightback on day two against Australia

Posted by on 15/12/2018
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Kohli leads Indian fightback  on day two against Australia

Kohli leads Indian fightback on day two against Australia

India cleaned up Australian tail with Sharma claiming 4-41 PERTH: India expects captain Virat Kohli to continue to lead from the front after he guided their fightback on day two of the second Test against Australia at Perth yesterday. At stumps, the visitors had overcome a terrible start and were 172 for three, still trailing […]

Cricket-India triumph in Australia would seal supremacy – Butcher

Posted by on 13/12/2018
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Cricket-India triumph in Australia would seal supremacy – Butcher

Cricket-India triumph in Australia would seal supremacy – Butcher

MUMBAI, Dec 13 (Reuters) – A test series victory over Australia would remove any doubt about India’s status as the best side in the world but it is unlikely to be a cakewalk, according to former England opener Mark Butcher. Virat Kohli’s side have not lost a home series since late 2012 but have struggled […]

India quicks getting the thoroughbred treatment

Posted by on 12/12/2018
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India quicks getting the  thoroughbred treatment

India quicks getting the thoroughbred treatment

Kohli engineered Kumble’s exit, leaked email suggests MELBOURNE: India are treating their pace bowlers like prize-winning thoroughbreds after the series-opening win over Australia in Adelaide while cautioning them against straining too hard at the reins when the second match gets underway in Perth. Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah took 14 of 20 wickets […]

Brilliant Hope levels series for West Indies with Brilliant ton

Posted by on 11/12/2018
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Brilliant Hope levels series for  West Indies with Brilliant ton

Brilliant Hope levels series for West Indies with Brilliant ton

Bangladesh’s Shakib top-scored with 65 off 62 deliveries DHAKA: Shai Hope smashed a brilliant century as West Indies edged Bangladesh by four wickets in the second one-day international to level the three-match series 1-1 in Dhaka yesterday. Opener Hope hit an unbeaten 146 off 144 balls, guiding West Indies to 256-6 in 49.4 overs after […]

India end 10-year Australia drought in first-Test thriller

Posted by on 10/12/2018
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India end 10-year Australia drought in first-Test thriller

India end 10-year Australia drought in first-Test thriller

Pant help India win with world record 11 catches ADELAIDE: India won their first Test on Australian soil in a decade yesterday, bowling out the home side in a nail-biting finale to clinch the opening match and raise hopes of their first ever series victory Down Under. Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant pouched a world record-equalling 11 […]

Mushfiqur steers Bangladesh to easy win against Windies

Posted by on 09/12/2018
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Mushfiqur steers Bangladesh to easy win against Windies

Mushfiqur steers Bangladesh to easy win against Windies

DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim top scored with an unbeaten 55 as Bangladesh defeated West Indies by five wickets in the first one-day international in Dhaka yesterday. Set a modest target after three wickets each from Mashrafe Mortaza and Mustafizur Rahman helped Bangladesh restrict West Indies to 195-9, the hosts sailed to 196-5 in 35.1 overs for […]

Australia lose four wickets, face defeat in record India run chase

Posted by on 09/12/2018
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Australia lose four wickets, face defeat in record India run chase

Australia lose four wickets, face defeat in record India run chase

Aussies need another 219 runs to make history to win ADELAIDE: Australia were staring at defeat in the first Test yesterday, losing four wickets in their record run chase at the Adelaide Oval after being set a target 323 to win by India. At stumps they were 104 for 4, needing another 219 for an […]

Yasir breaks 82-year record, fastest to 200 Test wickets

Posted by on 06/12/2018
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Yasir breaks 82-year record, fastest to 200 Test wickets

Yasir breaks 82-year record, fastest to 200 Test wickets

Ton-up Williamson foils Pakistan after Yasir’s record ABU DHABI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah became the fastest cricketer to take 200 Test wickets, breaking an 82-year-old record as Pakistan sought to clinch a series win in the third and final Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi yesterday. Yasir trapped nightwatchman Will Somerville leg before for four […]

New Zealand face uphill battle after Azhar, Shafiq hit hundreds

Posted by on 05/12/2018
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New Zealand face uphill battle after Azhar, Shafiq hit hundreds

New Zealand face uphill battle after Azhar, Shafiq hit hundreds

Yasir needs one wicket to become fastest to claim 200 wickets ABU DHABI: Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq hit centuries to leave Pakistan in command of the third and final Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi despite a batting collapse that curtailed their first-innings lead. Azhar hit an attractive 134 for his 15th Test […]

Azhar leads Pakistan fightback as Hafeez calls time on Test cricket

Posted by on 04/12/2018
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Azhar leads Pakistan fightback as Hafeez calls time on Test cricket

Azhar leads Pakistan fightback as Hafeez calls time on Test cricket

Kiwi pace bowler Trent Boult ripped out openers ABU DHABI: Azhar Ali struck a fighting half century to help Pakistan recover to 139-3 at close on the second day of the third and final Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi yesterday. It marked a good recovery from 17-2 after Kiwi pace bowler Trent Boult […]

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