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September 25, 2018 5:23 AM Asia Cup 2018: Pictures of mysterious Pakistani fangirl go viral in India

DUBAI: Although Pakistan has been hammered twice by India in Asia Cup 2018 but pictures of a female Pakistani fan have won hearts on the other side of the border with her consistent presence to support the team in green. While Sarfraz Ahmed’s team has not been able to make a mark in the multi-nation tournament, this Pakistani fan is a social media buzz in the cricket

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Mani wants more women cricket in country

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ehsan Mani wants more activity for women cricketers in the country. Pakistan, currently ranked seventh in the ICC Women’s Team Rankings, are placed fifth on the ICC Women’s Championship standings, having won four and lost two of their six games so far. They have a series against Australia coming up in Kuala Lumpur

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Chandimal to lead all SL sides after Asia Cup flop

COLOMBO: Batsman Dinesh Chandimal has been installed as Sri Lanka captain across all three formats after Angelo Mathews lost his role as skipper of the country’s limited-overs teams following their exit from the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates. The 31-year-old Mathews was renamed as Sri Lanka’s limited-overs skipper in January, six months after

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Hazlewood, Cummins set for NSW return

SYDNEY: Australia’s injured Test quicks, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins, are likely to make a comeback for New South Wales in their One-day Cup game against Queensland on October 1. Hazlewood returned 1-30 when St. George took on Randwick-Petersham in a grade match on Saturday, the same game in which David Warner returned to competitive cricket in Australia 1

September 23, 2018 3:33 PM Pakistan vs India Match Live Coverage: Asia Cup 2018

Shoaib Malik (78) and Sarfraz Ahmed (44) built a 100-run stand as Pakistan set India 238 to win in a Super Four match of the Asia Cup at Dubai Cricket Stadium in UAE on Sunday. Pakistan failed to finish the inning on high after Asif and Malik fell in quick succession. Shadab and Nawaz struggled to put bat on the ball in the final overs. Chahal to Asif, OUT, clean 3

September 23, 2018 11:03 AM Pakistan set 238-run target for India to chase

Pakistan have given India a 238-run target to chase in their Asia Cup 2018 Super Four match being played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. After captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and opted to bat first, Fakhar Zaman and Imamul Haq opened the innings for Pakistan, whereas Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah shared the new ball for India 1

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Stokes, Hales picked for England ODI series against SL

LONDON: Ben Stokes and Alex Hales were named in England’s one-day squad to tour Sri Lanka on Wednesday despite being charged with bringing cricket into disrepute. The pair face a disciplinary panel hearing in London in December following a brawl outside a nightclub in the southwestern city of Bristol in September 2017.Stokes, 27, was last month cleared 7

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Durham fall for their two record lowest scores in one day

LONDON: Durham were bowled out for their two lowest scores in first-class cricket on Wednesday as they collapsed to a humiliating defeat against Leicestershire. Pakistan seamer Mohammad Abbas ran riot at the County Ground, taking five for 43 in Durham’s first-innings total of 61 and five for 29 in their second-innings tally of 66.It took only two sessions 8

September 19, 2018 12:29 PM PM Imran Khan likely to watch Pak-India match: sources

DUBAI: Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to watch Pakistan vs India match of Asia Cup 2018 Dubai at International Cricket Stadium, diplomatic sources has confirmed. Geo News quoted diplomatic sources that PM Imran Khan is expected to watch Pak-India much hyped cricket match as his stay in UAE has been extended for two hours. Commenting on the matter 3

September 19, 2018 7:38 AM Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan favourite to win against India, says Sunil Gavaskar

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket great Sunil Gavaskar picked Pakistan as favourites in Virat Kohli’s absence on Wednesday ahead of their Asia Cup group stage clash in Dubai. The last time the two arch-rivals played what is always an emotionally charged fixture -- the final of the Champions Trophy last year -- Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs. On Tuesday 3