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December 19, 2018 12:00 AM Home side’s first win after ball-tampering scandal: Australia level India Test series

PERTH: Australia beat India by 146 runs in Perth Tuesday to level the series with their first Test win since the ball-tampering ‘sandpapergate’ scandal that rocked international cricket. Set 287 to win, India resumed at 115 for five on the final day and never threatened to pull off a miraculous victory, losing their last five wickets for just 21 runs. They were dismissed 2

December 13, 2018 5:48 AM Saudi to make biggest foreign investment in Pakistan's history soon: finance minister

Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday said that an incoming investment package from Saudi Arabia promises to be "the biggest foreign investment in Pakistan history". Umar, while addressing an event in Islamabad, said that the package would be announced soon. "The ball is in our court. It is going to the cabinet for approval next week, after which the announcement 7

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM India tighten grip on first Test

ADELAIDE, Australia: India built a 166-run lead over Australia on the third day of an absorbing opening Test in Adelaide on Saturday with dangerman Cheteshwar Pujara not out 40, although the late wicket of master batsman Viratkohli gave the home team a glimmer of hope. At stumps, the visitors were 151-3, adding to their first innings total of 250. Ajinkya

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM SNGPL score briskly to keep QT final exciting

KARACHI: In an effort to create a winning chance for themselves the batsmen of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) batted aggressively in the final of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy against Habib Bank Limited (HBL) here at UBL Sports Complex on Friday. On the penultimate day of the country’s first-class event decider, SNGPL rode on the heroics of Imran 1

December 7, 2018 7:36 AM NZ sets Pakistan tough target of 280 runs in 3rd Test

Henry Nicholls hit an unbeaten century as New Zealand went on a run spree Friday and set Pakistan a daunting 280-run target to win the third and final Test on the last day. Despite losing captain Kane Williamson (139) off the first ball, New Zealand scored a blistering 81 runs in the nine overs before declaring its second innings at 353-7 inside the first

December 6, 2018 2:09 PM Williamson, Nicholls swell New Zealand lead to 198 runs in final Test

Captain Kane Williamson and Henry Nicholls combined in a terrific double-century stand to propel New Zealand's lead against Pakistan to a valuable 198 runs in the third test on Thursday. Williamson, who resumed on the fourth day on 14, batted the entire day and grafted an unbeaten 139 off 282 balls with 13 fours. Left-hander Nicholls overcame a jittery

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM Defending champions Australia down England 3-0

BHUBANESWAR, India: Two-time defending champions Australia scored three goals in the final quarter to beat England by a comfortable 3-0 margin and register their second consecutive win at the men’s hockey World Cup here on Tuesday. The win took Australia to the top of Pool B with six points from two games and virtually secured their place in the quarter-finals 5

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM Eddings tapped to lead Australian cricket

SYDNEY: Australian cricket’s embattled governing body named Earl Eddings to lead the organisation out of crisis Wednesday, opting for a safe pair of hands already serving on the board. Cricket Australia said in a statement that it had bumped Eddings — a director of a risk-management company — from deputy and interim chairman to have the role full time.“I am honoured 4

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM Yasir returns to top 10 after Dubai 14

DUBAI: Yasir Shah returned to the top 10 in the ICC Test Player Rankings for bowlers after his heroics steered Pakistan to a thumping win against New Zealand in the second Test in Dubai. His returns of 8-41 and 6-143 helped him climb to No 10 – after a jump of nine spots.Meanwhile, Haris Sohail and Babar Azam, centurions in Pakistan’s win over New Zealand 3

November 29, 2018 12:00 AM India thrash SA in hockey World Cup

BHUBANESWAR, India: Simranjeet Singh scored a brace while Manpreet Singh, Akashdeep Singh and Lalit Upadhyay also got onto the scoresheet as India hammered South Africa 5-0 in their first pool match of the Hockey World Cup here on Wednesday. The Indians toyed with the South African defence in the first quarter as they mounted numerous attacks on the opposition 5