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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 […]

Miller, Plessis hit tons as South Africa seal series

Posted by on 11/11/2018
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Miller, Plessis hit tons as South Africa seal series

Miller, Plessis hit tons as South Africa seal series

SYDNEY: David Miller and Faf du Plessis scored sparkling centuries in a partnership of 252 runs as South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs in a one-day international in Hobart yesterday to win the three-match series 2-1. The Proteas skipper contributed 125 to South Africa’s 320 for five but it was Miller’s 139 that really […]

Kaur first Indian woman to hit T20 century

Posted by on 10/11/2018
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Kaur first Indian woman to hit T20 century

Kaur first Indian woman to hit T20 century

PROVIDENCE: Captain Harmanpreet Kaur became the first woman from her country to smash a T20 international century on Friday as India defeated New Zealand by 34 runs on the opening day of the Women’s World Twenty20. Kaur battled cramps to lift India to a winning 194-5 at the Guyana National Stadium with Jemimah Rodrigues hitting […]

Boult hat-trick fuels N Zealand’s win over Pakistan

Posted by on 08/11/2018
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Boult hat-trick fuels N Zealand’s win over Pakistan

Boult hat-trick fuels N Zealand’s win over Pakistan

Abu Dhabi: Trent Boult became the third New Zealand bowler to claim a one-day international hat-trick as his side defeated Pakistan by 47 runs in the first match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Pace spearhead Boult reduced Pakistan to 8 for 3 in their chase of 267 after he dismissed Fakhar Zaman (one), Babar Azam […]

England’s Jennings ton puts Sri Lanka on the ropes

Posted by on 08/11/2018
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England’s Jennings ton puts Sri Lanka on the ropes

England’s Jennings ton puts Sri Lanka on the ropes

England sets the hosts a daunting 462 for victory GALLE: A Keaton Jennings century helped England put Sri Lanka on the ropes in the first Test yesterday, setting the hosts a daunting 462 to win at notoriously low-scoring Galle. England declared at 322 for six on day three with Jennings 146 not out after a […]

Foakes, spinners put England on top in first S Lanka Test

Posted by on 07/11/2018
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Foakes, spinners put England on top in first S Lanka Test

Foakes, spinners put England on top in first S Lanka Test

‘It’s great to be back out there with the boys’ GALLE: England spinners led by Moeen Ali helped dismiss Sri Lanka for 203 and build on their advantage after wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes’ debut ton in the first Test yesterday. The islanders conceded a 139-run lead in response to England’s 342 after being bowled out in […]

Zimbabwe thrash Bangladesh for long-awaited Test win

Posted by on 06/11/2018
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Zimbabwe thrash Bangladesh for long-awaited Test win

Zimbabwe thrash Bangladesh for long-awaited Test win

Debutant leg-spinner Mavuta claims 4-21 SYLHET: Brandon Mavuta and Sikandar Raza shared seven wickets between them as Zimbabwe recorded their first Test win in five years with a thumping 151-run victory over Bangladesh yesterday. Debutant leg-spinner Mavuta claimed 4-21 and off-spinner Raza’s 3-41 as hosts Bangladesh were left chasing 321 runs on the fourth day […]

India thrash West Indies by 71 runs to clinch T20 series

Posted by on 06/11/2018
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India thrash West Indies by 71 runs to clinch T20 series

India thrash West Indies by 71 runs to clinch T20 series

LUCKNOW: Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed a record century to help India beat West indies by 71 runs in the second Twenty20 international and clinch the series in Lucknow yesterday. Chasing a mammoth 193 for victory, the tourists faltered after losing their openers early to end on 124-9. India took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the […]

Taijul Islam’s 11 wicket-haul leads Bangladesh fightback

Posted by on 05/11/2018
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Taijul Islam’s 11 wicket-haul leads Bangladesh fightback

Taijul Islam’s 11 wicket-haul leads Bangladesh fightback

Hosts still need a record chase to win in Sylhet   SYLHET: Taijul Islam claimed 11 wickets to lead Bangladesh’s fightback in the first Test against Zimbabwe yesterday, but the hosts still need a record chase to win in Sylhet. Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 181 in their second innings with Taijul returning impressive bowling figures […]