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Mominul, Liton help Bangladesh earn draw

Posted by on 04/02/2018
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Mominul, Liton help Bangladesh earn draw

Mominul, Liton help Bangladesh earn draw

CHITTAGONG: Mominul Haque became the first Bangladesh cricketer to hit a century in each innings of a test match as he and Liton Das helped the hosts secure a draw in the first Test against Sri Lanka yesterday. Beginning the final day 119 runs behind and with seven second winnings wickets in hand after Sri […]

India cruise to victory as Chahal puts South Africa in a spin

Posted by on 04/02/2018
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India cruise to victory as Chahal puts South Africa in a spin

India cruise to victory as Chahal puts South Africa in a spin

India take 2-0 lead in six-game series PRETORIA: Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal took career-best figures as India cruised to a thumping nine-wicket One-Day International victory over a woeful South Africa yesterday, though their moment of triumph was reduced to a farce by the umpires. Aleem Dar and Adrian Holdstock stuck to the rules and called for […]

Kuwait Finance House clinches Kuwait Banking Association Cricket Trophy

Posted by on 03/02/2018
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Kuwait Finance House clinches Kuwait Banking Association Cricket Trophy

Kuwait Finance House clinches Kuwait Banking Association Cricket Trophy

KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH) Cricket Team clinched the Kuwait Banking Association (KBA) final cricket trophy 2017-2018 after defeating the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) by 4 wickets in the final match played at Doha entertainment city ground last Saturday. It was a well-deserving victory for KFH Team, who played the tournament with the determination […]

Lynn, Maxwell hit out in Australia T20 win over N Zealand

Posted by on 03/02/2018
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Lynn, Maxwell hit out in Australia T20 win over N Zealand

Lynn, Maxwell hit out in Australia T20 win over N Zealand

SYDNEY: Power hitters Chris Lynn and Glenn Maxwell propelled Australia to a convincing seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first tri-series Twenty20 match at the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday. Lynn (44 runs from 33 balls) and Maxwell (40 not out from 24 balls) shared in a scorching 77-run stand from just 53 balls to […]

Opener Kalra’s unbeaten ton seals U-19 World Cup for India

Posted by on 03/02/2018
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Opener Kalra’s unbeaten ton seals U-19 World Cup for India

Opener Kalra’s unbeaten ton seals U-19 World Cup for India

MOUNT MANUGANUI: Opener Manjot Kalra smacked an unbeaten 101 in even time as India easily disposed of Australia at Mount Maunganui yesterday to win the Under-19 World Cup for a fourth time. With Kalra scoring freely, India won by eight wickets as they chased down Australia’s 216 all out with more than 11 overs to […]

De Silva hits ton in strong Sri Lankan reply

Posted by on 01/02/2018
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De Silva hits ton in strong Sri Lankan reply

De Silva hits ton in strong Sri Lankan reply

De Silva’s second successive Test century CHITTAGONG: Dhananjaya de Silva struck a century and shared 187 runs in an unbroken second wicket stand with Kushal Mendis as Sri Lanka gave a strong reply to Bangladesh in the first Test in Chittagong yesterday. De Silva made an unbeaten 104 while Mendis hit 83 not out, guiding […]

ICC probes UAE league after silly dismissals go viral

Posted by on 31/01/2018
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ICC probes UAE league after silly dismissals go viral

ICC probes UAE league after silly dismissals go viral

 DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is investigating a private Twenty20 league in the United Arab Emirates, the sport’s global governing body has said, after footage of some farcical dismissals went viral on social media. A match in the Ajman All Stars League, which is not sanctioned by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), saw […]

Mominul’s unbeaten ton powers Bangladesh to 374-4 on day one

Posted by on 31/01/2018
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Mominul’s unbeaten ton powers Bangladesh to 374-4 on day one

Mominul’s unbeaten ton powers Bangladesh to 374-4 on day one

Lakmal claims two wickets off successive deliveries CHITTAGONG: Mominul Haque hit a towering century to help Bangladesh take opening day honours in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Chittagong yesterday. Mominul hit an unbeaten 175 as the hosts reached 374-4 at stumps after electing to bat first at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. The […]

India thrash Pakistan to reach U-19 World Cup

Posted by on 30/01/2018
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India thrash Pakistan to reach U-19 World Cup

India thrash Pakistan to reach U-19 World Cup

Porel, India’s hero with the ball with four for 17 CHRISTCHURCH: India crushed arch-rival Pakistan by 203 runs in their Under-19 World Cup semi-final in Christchurch yesterday to set up a tournament decider against Australia. An unbeaten century from Shubman Gill helped India set a competitive total of 272, which Pakistan never looked like reaching […]

Australia end Afghanistan run to reach U-19 WCup final

Posted by on 29/01/2018
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Australia end Afghanistan run to reach U-19 WCup final

Australia end Afghanistan run to reach U-19 WCup final

CHRISTCHURCH: Australia cruised into the final of the Under-19 World Cup with an easy six-wicket win over Afghanistan at Hagley Oval in Christchurch. The three-time champions chased down Afghanistan’s target of 182 at a canter, losing just four wickets as they reached it with more than 12 overs remaining. Australian allrounder Jonathan Merlo took four […]

Pakistan on top of the world with NZ T20 series win

Posted by on 28/01/2018
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Pakistan on top of the world with NZ T20 series win

Pakistan on top of the world with NZ T20 series win

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Pakistan laid claim to being the best Twenty20 side in the world yesterday after beating New Zealand in the series-deciding third Twenty20 match in Mount Maunganui. The 18-run victory gave Pakistan a come-from-behind 2-1 series win that will see them overtake New Zealand at the top of the world rankings. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed […]

Curran steps up as England beat Australia in final ODI

Posted by on 28/01/2018
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Curran steps up as England beat Australia in final ODI

Curran steps up as England beat Australia in final ODI

England, bounced back to claim limited-over series 4-1 PERTH: England finished their testing tour of Australia on a high yesterday with a thrilling 12-run win in the fifth and final one-day international in Perth. In the first match at the new Perth Stadium, the tourists set Australia 260 to win in front of a record […]