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India 124-2, lead England by 292 at second day

Posted by on 19/08/2018
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India 124-2, lead England by 292 at second day

India 124-2, lead England by 292 at second day

NOTTINGHAM: India were 124 for two in their second innings, a lead of 292 runs, at stumps on the second day of the third Test against England at Trent Bridge yesterday. Cheteshwar Pujara was 33 not out and Virat Kohli, the India captain, eight not out. Earlier, England were dismissed for 161 in reply to […]

India mourns cricket ‘renaissance man’ Ajit Wadekar Sir

Posted by on 16/08/2018
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India mourns cricket ‘renaissance man’ Ajit Wadekar Sir

India mourns cricket ‘renaissance man’ Ajit Wadekar Sir

‘Sad moment for Indian cricket to lose one of its most successful captains’ MUMBAI: Indian cricket heroes yesterday paid tribute to Ajit Wadekar, who led the country to their first series triumphs in England and the West Indies, following his death at the age of 77. “He will always be remembered as the ‘renaissance man’ […]

Cleared Ben Stokes fuels fiery debate about his future

Posted by on 15/08/2018
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Cleared Ben Stokes fuels fiery debate about his future

Cleared Ben Stokes fuels fiery debate about his future

‘There are clauses in an England cricketer’s contract’ LONDON: England star Ben Stokes may have been cleared of affray but former cricket luminaries while agreeing his behaviour was well below that expected of a man seen by many as a role model are divided as to whether he should face further punishment. The 27-year-old New […]

Joe Root growing into England captaincy role

Posted by on 09/08/2018
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Joe Root growing into England captaincy role

Joe Root growing into England captaincy role

England to be without Ben Stokes at Lords LONDON: Joe Root believes he is adjusting to the demands of being England’s captain in Test cricket after more than a year and 17 matches in charge. Root will look to back-up last week’s 31-run win at Edgbaston by leading England to another victory when they face […]

Bangladesh seal T20 series with 19-run victory over West Indies

Posted by on 06/08/2018
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Bangladesh seal T20 series with 19-run victory over West Indies

Bangladesh seal T20 series with 19-run victory over West Indies

Russell smashes 47 off just 21 deliveries LAUDERHILL: Bangladesh withstood a withering assault from Andre Russell to complete a series-clinching 19-run victory on the DLS Method over the West Indies in the rain-affected deciding final fixture of their three-match T20 International Series on Sunday. Russell smashed 47 off just 21 deliveries with six towering sixes […]

England cricketer Stokes lost control in a street brawl

Posted by on 06/08/2018
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England cricketer Stokes lost control in a street brawl

England cricketer Stokes lost control in a street brawl

BRISTOL: England cricketer Ben Stokes lost his self-control and knocked two men unconscious in a street fight last September, a court heard yesterday as his trial for affray began. Stokes, acting in “revenge, retaliation or punishment”, was involved in a “sustained episode of significant violence”, prosecutor Nicholas Corsellis told a jury at Bristol Crown Court […]

Curran treble lifts England as India reel in the first Test

Posted by on 02/08/2018
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Curran treble lifts England as India reel in the first Test

Curran treble lifts England as India reel in the first Test

Root laughs off Kohli’s run out send-off BIRMINGHAM: England’s Sam Curran took three wickets in quick succession as India suffered a dramatic top-order collapse in the first Test at Edgbaston yesterday. Curran’s treble strike reduced India to 76 for three at lunch on the second day, a deficit of 211 runs after England made 287 […]

Mathews and Dickwella help Sri Lanka to 244-8 in 2nd ODI

Posted by on 01/08/2018
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Mathews and Dickwella help Sri Lanka to 244-8 in 2nd ODI

Mathews and Dickwella help Sri Lanka to 244-8 in 2nd ODI

Half-centuries from skipper, Dickwella lift Sri Lanka   DAMBULLA: Half-centuries from skipper Angelo Mathews and Niroshan Dickwella helped Sri Lanka post 244 for eight against South Africa in the second one-day international in Dambulla yesterday. Both Mathews, who made an unbeaten 79 off 111 balls, and Dickwella, who hit a fluent 69, showed grit against […]

Williams and Russell power West Indies over Bangladesh

Posted by on 01/08/2018
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Williams and Russell power West Indies over Bangladesh

Williams and Russell power West Indies over Bangladesh

BASSETERRE: Kesrick Williams’ career-best bowling figures and a hurricane batting cameo by Andre Russell highlighted an efficient effort by the West Indies in defeating Bangladesh by seven wickets in the rain-affected opener of the three-match T20 International series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Tuesday. After off-spinner Ashley Nurse rocked the visitors with the […]

Rabada and Shamsi set up South Africa’s big win in one-day clash

Posted by on 29/07/2018
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Rabada and Shamsi set up South Africa’s big win in one-day clash

Rabada and Shamsi set up South Africa’s big win in one-day clash

Some consolation as South Africa hammer Sri Lanka DAMBULLA: Bowlers Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi starred yesterday in South Africa’s five-wicket hammering of Sri Lanka in the first one-day international, some consolation for a disappointing tour. They claimed four wickets each to help bowl out Sri Lanka for 193, a total the visitors passed in […]

Hetmyer hundred helps Windies level series against Bangladesh

Posted by on 26/07/2018
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Hetmyer hundred helps Windies level series against Bangladesh

Hetmyer hundred helps Windies level series against Bangladesh

Bangladesh failed to score eight runs off their final over PROVIDENCE: Shimron Hetmyer scored a superb century as Bangladesh stumbled in the final over to hand the West Indies a series-levelling victory in their one-day game here Wednesday. The hosts made it 1-1 in the best-of-three series after Bangladesh failed to score eight runs off […]

Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to sweep series 2-0

Posted by on 23/07/2018
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Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to sweep series 2-0

Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to sweep series 2-0

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka yesterday completed a 2-0 Test sweep of South Africa to record their first series win over the Proteas since 2006 after Rangana Herath wreaked havoc with six wickets. The visitors were all out for 290 in the second session of day four in Colombo, 200 runs short of the highly improbable winning […]

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