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Murray rises to number one after Raonic injury

Murray rises to number one after Raonic injury

6th November 2016 at 2:15 am Comments are Disabled

AFP Britain’s Andy Murray warms up before his semi-final tennis match at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000. -AFP Britain’s Andy Murray became the new world number one on Saturday after Milos Raonic withdrew from their Paris Masters semi-final because of injury. The walkover will see Murray, 29, move toRead More

Mumbai: England test captain Alastair Cook along with teammate Moeen Ali during a practice session at CCI in Mumbai on Friday. PTI Photo by Santosh Hirlekar  (PTI11_4_2016_000070B)

India vs England, 2016: Alastair Cook prefers ‘underdog’ tag this time around

6th November 2016 at 1:57 am Comments are Disabled

Alastair Cook is the last captain—and the only one in the last 12 years—to have beaten India in their backyard in a Test series. Mumbai | Alastair Cook with Moeen Ali during a practice session at the CCI in Mumbai. (Source: AP)FIRST, IT was the paddle. Then came the full-bloodedRead More

Anurag Thakur, Ajay Shirke submit affidavits to Lodha panel

Anurag Thakur, Ajay Shirke submit affidavits to Lodha panel

6th November 2016 at 1:54 am Comments are Disabled

Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke stated that they are in no position to influence their decision because they do not have a vote in general body meetings © AFP The president and the secretary of the Indian Cricket Board, on Saturday (November 5), submitted their respective affidavits to the JusticeRead More

South Africa produce stunning comeback against mighty Aussies

South Africa produce stunning comeback against mighty Aussies

5th November 2016 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

PERTH: South Africa overcame the loss of star paceman Dale Steyn to another shoulder injury to produce a stunning comeback on the second day of the opening Test against Australia here on Friday. In reply to South Africa’s 242, Australia were cruising at 158 for none early on day two,Read More

Third Test defeat wake-up call for Pakistan

Third Test defeat wake-up call for Pakistan

5th November 2016 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

SHARJAH: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said his team had been given a wake-up call for their tours of New Zealand and Australia after they became the West Indies’ first Test victims in 18 months. Pakistan had already clinched the series by winning the first two Tests, but Kraigg Brathwaite’s heroicsRead More

PSL 2 final to be held in Lahore on March 7

PSL 2 final to be held in Lahore on March 7

3rd November 2016 at 12:58 am Comments are Disabled

The final of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be held in Lahore on March 7, 2017, subject to security clearance, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Wednesday (November 2). The group stage and the knockout games leading up to the final of the tournament, whichRead More

Sri Lanka clinch last-hour victory

Sri Lanka clinch last-hour victory

3rd November 2016 at 12:56 am Comments are Disabled

Graeme Cremer, Sean Williams and Carl Mumba put up a brave show with the bat under serious pressure, but it was a case of so near yet so far for Zimbabwe in their 100th Test match as Sri Lanka managed to achieve a thrilling 225-run victory with 45 balls toRead More

You replace MS Dhoni (as ODI captain) at your peril: Gary Kirsten

You replace MS Dhoni (as ODI captain) at your peril: Gary Kirsten

2nd November 2016 at 2:02 am Comments are Disabled

Gary Kirsten was facing the media at the Police Gymkhana in Mumbai, calmly working his way through a conference that would go on for half-hour. Gary Kirsten threw support behind his former partner-in-crime. (Source: File)GARY KIRSTEN let out the faintest of chuckles, followed by the hint of a whisper. HeRead More

Brathwaite’s purposeful hundred propels West Indies into lead

Brathwaite’s purposeful hundred propels West Indies into lead

1st November 2016 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

Kraigg Brathwaite, the 23-year-old opener, was a paradigm of patience and composure at the crease as the gutsy batsman compiled his fifth Test century to spur West Indies into the lead at Lunch on Day 3 of the final Test on Tuesday (November 1) in Sharjah. At the break theRead More

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LAHORE: October 23 – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif in a group photograph with winners of 1st International PACES Competition-2016 the Pakistan Army Services Corps Team. APP

India beat Pakistan 3-2 to lift Asian Champions Trophy

1st November 2016 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

India defeated defending champions Pakistan 3-2 in an exciting final of the Asian Champions Trophy here at the Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium in the Malaysian city of Kuantan on Sunday. The first quarter ended goalless. In the second quarter, Rupinder Pal Singh converted a penalty corner into a goal toRead More