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June 20, 2018 12:00 AM Chandimal suspended for one Test

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been suspended for the third and final Test of the series against West Indies after he was found guilty of changing the condition of the ball during the second Test. He could miss between two to four further Tests, after being charged with “conduct contrary to the spirit of the game” after

June 13, 2018 12:00 AM BD women cricketers to get cash rewards

DHAKA: Bangladesh will shower its women cricketers with cash rewards for their upset triumph over India in the Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament. The women’s team defeated six-times champions India by three wickets in Sunday’s final in Kuala Lumpur to claim their maiden title.Bangladesh became the first side ever to beat India in the group phase of the tournament 7

June 11, 2018 12:00 AM AO Clinic to face Sparco Paints in final

KARACHI: AO Clinic set up final date with Sparco Paints, beating Khyber Zalmi by 13 runs in the second semi-final of Dr MA Shah Trophy here at the Asghar Ali Shah Stadium on Friday. After opting to bat first, AO Clinic posted 151-7 in 20 overs with Shehbaz Javed scoring a-run-a-ball 47 which had three sixes and a couple of fours. Nadeem Javed blasted 6

June 11, 2018 12:00 AM Head backs Australia’s bowlers to surprise England

LONDON: Australia batsman Travis Head is confident a new-look bowling attack will have the “firepower” to trouble England in an upcoming One-day International series. Head made a century as Australia completed their preparations with a 101-run win over Middlesex at Lord’s on Saturday.Despite his 106, Australia were held to a total of 283 for six.World 4

June 10, 2018 12:00 AM India cruise past Pakistan to Asia Cup final

KUALA LUMPUR: India comfortably saw off Pakistan by seven wickets to qualify for the final of the Women’s T20 Asia Cup here on Saturday. India will take on Bangladesh, who overpowered Malaysia by 70 runs in the other semi-final, in the summit clash. India’s victory was down to their bowlers. Ekta Bisht returned 3/14 as Pakistan were restricted to 72/7 after 3

June 8, 2018 12:00 AM Prince of Wales will give evidence to child sex abuse probe

LONDON: The Prince of Wales has been asked to give a witness statement to a public inquiry about a paedophile bishop convicted and jailed for abusing young men. Prince Charles has been approached by lawyers acting for the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse which is investigating the disgraced bishop Peter Ball. The former bishop of Lewes and of Gloucester 1

June 6, 2018 12:00 AM England recall Ball for Australia ODIs

LONDON: England called up Nottinghamshire seamer Jake Ball as cover for the injured Chris Woakes in their squad to face Australia in a five-match one-day series this month. Woakes joined Ben Stokes on the sidelines through injury when he suffered a thigh strain in England’s victory over Pakistan in the second Test.Both will be unavailable to take on Scotland 3

June 5, 2018 12:00 AM Smith ‘spent four days in tears’ after scandal

SYDNEY: Australia’s former captain Steven Smith has revealed that he “spent four days in tears” as the magnitude of the Newlands ball-tampering scandal and its penalties dawned on him. On the day that he and David Warner were picked up by teams in the forthcoming Global T20 Canada tournament, as part of their plans to return to competitive action while 2

June 4, 2018 12:00 AM Fawad denies breaking dressing-room window intentionally

LONDON: Pakistan’s discarded batsman Fawad Alam has refuted claims he broke a dressing-room window intentionally after being adjudged timed out for taking more than designated time to come out on the field in a Lancashire League T20 match while playing for Clitheroe Cricket Club on Friday. Speaking to Geo TV, Fawad said he had broken the window accidentally 3

June 3, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan Currency Exchange demolish Saeed Ajmal Academy

KARACHI: Pakistan Currency Exchange rode on Bismillah Khan’s fiery knock to demolish Faisalabad’s Saeed Ajmal Academy by 122 runs in their match of Dr MA Shah Trophy here at Asghar Ali Shah Stadium on Saturday. Pakistan Currency Exchange posted 227-8 in the allotted 20 overs with Bismillah scoring a blistering 37-ball 88. The right-handed wicket-keeper 1