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Fourteen wickets for Yasir as Pakistan level series against NZ

Posted by on 27/11/2018
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Fourteen wickets for Yasir as Pakistan level series against NZ

Fourteen wickets for Yasir as Pakistan level series against NZ

Yasir’s figures are the second best match return ever for Pakistan in Test DUBAI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah followed his extraordinary first innings performance with a six wicket haul as Pakistan beat New Zealand by an innings and 16 runs in the second Test in Dubai yesterday to level the series 1-1. The 32-year-old, who took […]

Pakistan sniff win as Yasir spin destroys N Zealand

Posted by on 26/11/2018
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Pakistan sniff win as Yasir spin destroys N Zealand

Pakistan sniff win as Yasir spin destroys N Zealand

DUNAI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah wrecked New Zealand with a career best eight wicket haul as Pakistan sniffed victory on the third day of the second Test in Dubai yesterday. The 32-year-old grabbed 8-41 in 12.3 overs which annihilated New Zealand to 90 all out in just 35.3 overs before taking two more wickets as New […]

England claim landmark Test series sweep in Sri Lanka

Posted by on 26/11/2018
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England claim landmark Test series sweep in Sri Lanka

England claim landmark Test series sweep in Sri Lanka

Wicketkeeper-batsman Foakes named man of the series COLOMBO: Skipper Joe Root hailed England’s “complete team-effort” yesterday after his team sealed a tense victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Test to record their first overseas series sweep in 55 years. In the face of stubborn Sri Lankan resistance, spinners Jack Leach and Moeen […]

Sri Lanka sack selectors as England cruise toward whitewash series win

Posted by on 25/11/2018
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Sri Lanka sack selectors as England cruise toward whitewash series win

Sri Lanka sack selectors as England cruise toward whitewash series win

Sri Lanka’s Sports Minister summons panel and thank them for their services COLOMBO: Sri Lanka sacked their selectors yesterday as the national team headed toward a whitewash defeat in their Test series against England. The home side were reeling at 53-4 at the close of the third day of the third and final Test, chasing […]

King Kohli steers India to victory in final Australia T20

Posted by on 25/11/2018
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King Kohli steers India to victory in final Australia T20

King Kohli steers India to victory in final Australia T20

SYDNEY: Captain Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 61 to steer India to victory with two balls to spare in the third and final Twenty20 against Australia yesterday, ensuring the series ended all square. The prolific batsmen lived up to his reputation, coming in when the two openers fell in quick succession after an entertaining 68-run […]

Five-for Rashid England’s hero as Sri Lanka collapse

Posted by on 24/11/2018
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Five-for Rashid England’s hero as Sri Lanka collapse

Five-for Rashid England’s hero as Sri Lanka collapse

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka threw away a decent position in the final Test against England yesterday, collapsing from 183 for 2 at tea to 240 all out as five-for Adil Rashid and Ben Stokes skittled the hosts in Colombo. At the close of a rollercoaster second day England were 3 without loss after four overs when […]

Australia edge India in T20 win

Posted by on 21/11/2018
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Australia edge India in T20 win

Australia edge India in T20 win

Rain-marred match in Brisbane reduced to 17 overs BRISBANE: Australia edged India by four runs for a nerve-wracking win in their opening Twenty20 yesterday despite a gallant 76 from Shikhar Dhawan, giving them a huge confidence boost after a run of poor results. With a rain-marred match in Brisbane reduced to 17 overs, the visitors […]

Patel spins NZ to thrilling win in first Test over Pakistan

Posted by on 19/11/2018
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Patel spins NZ to thrilling win in first Test over Pakistan

Patel spins NZ to thrilling win in first Test over Pakistan

New Zealand bowlers pull off a thrilling four-run win ABU DHABI: Debutant spinner Ajaz Patel took five wickets to lead a never-say-die approach from New Zealand bowlers as they pulled off a thrilling four-run win over an indisciplined Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi yesterday. Defending a modest 176-run target, New Zealand bowlers […]

Spinners help England end 17-year wait in Sri Lanka

Posted by on 18/11/2018
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Spinners help England end 17-year wait in Sri Lanka

Spinners help England end 17-year wait in Sri Lanka

Leach, Moeen spin England to series win over Sri Lanka PALLEKELE: Spin duo Moeen Ali and Jack Leach combined to end England’s 17-year wait for a test series victory in Sri Lanka after bowling the tourists to a 57-run victory in the second Test yesterday. Moeen struck twice in three deliveries and Leach completed his […]

Mahmudullah, spinners give Bangladesh an edge

Posted by on 14/11/2018
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Mahmudullah, spinners give Bangladesh an edge

Mahmudullah, spinners give Bangladesh an edge

DHAKA: Mahmudullah Riyad scored his first Test century in more than eight years as Bangladesh set Zimbabwe a towering 443-run target to win the second Test in Dhaka yesterday. The hosts began their victory push, reducing Zimbabwe to 76-2 at stumps on the fourth day after Mahmudullah’s unbeaten 101 off 122 balls helped the side […]

Taijul puts Bangladesh on top despite Taylor ton

Posted by on 13/11/2018
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Taijul puts Bangladesh on top despite Taylor ton

Taijul puts Bangladesh on top despite Taylor ton

DHAKA: Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam claimed his third consecutive five-wicket haul yesterday to put Bangladesh in command in the second Test against Zimbabwe despite a defiant century by Brendon Taylor in Dhaka. The home side bowled out Zimbabwe for 304 runs in the first innings to take a 218-run lead after they had declared their […]

Mushfiqur Rahim’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Posted by on 12/11/2018
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Mushfiqur Rahim’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Mushfiqur Rahim’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Zimbabwe, ahead in the two-match tournament 1-0   DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim became the first wicketkeeper-batsman in history to score two double hundreds in Tests as Bangladesh built a strong total in the second Test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka yesterday. Mushfiqur hit an unbeaten 219 to help Bangladesh declare their first innings at 522-7 an hour […]