Ahmed Shahzad penalised for misbehaving with umpire


Karachi [Pakistan]: Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad has been fined for getting out of hand with an umpire in a residential match. The episode occurred amid a match between Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and Habib Bank Limited (HBL) in Departmental One Day Cup when Shehzad responded to the umpire’s ...

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BCCI chief credits Dravid for Karun Nair’s historic feat


New Delhi: Congratulating 25-year-old center request batsman Karun Nair for scoring his lady triple century, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur on Monday credited Rahul Dravid, India’s Under 19 mentor, for sustaining and ‘well prepping’ the adolescents through his important tips and endless cricketing knowledge. ...

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Virat two-times more aggressive than me: Ganguly


Kolkata: Former chief Sourav Ganguly today said current India captain Virat Kohli’s animosity on and off the pitch was two circumstances more his own particular hostility when he drove the national cricket group. “Virat’s animosity is two circumstances more than mine,” Ganguly told journalists on the sidelines of the dispatch ...

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Sindhu wins opening match at World Super Series Final


Dubai: Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu made a triumphant begin to her lady battle at the prestigious BWF World Super Series Final, overcoming higher-positioned Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in an engaging opening ladies’ singles Group B coordinate here today. Sindhu, who as of late secured the China Super Series ...

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Steyn rules himself out of next year’s IPL


Johannesburg: South African pace lead Dale Steyn won’t play one year from now’s Indian Premier League (IPL). Steyn has precluded himself of the lucrative T20 association keeping in mind the end goal to come back to the Proteas side for their England visit – and conceivably the ICC Champions Trophy. ...

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Watson opposes MCC’s proposed restriction on bat sizes


Melbourne: Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has immovably put his front foot forward in contradicting the most recent proposed confinement on bat sizes by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). The MCC’s World Cricket Committee, which incorporate Ricky Ponting among other cricket illuminating presences and is led by previous England chief ...

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