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July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Awana retires aged 31

NEW DELHI: Parvinder Awana, 31, has retired from First Class and international cricket with immediate effect, the cricketer announced through his twitter handle on Tuesday. Awana made his international debut in a T20I against England in Pune. His next game came at Mumbai, which was the second game of the two-match T20I series against England, and turned 2

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Kohli defends Dhoni’s Lord’s grind

LONDON: India captain Virat Kohli said it was wrong for pundits to “pounce” on MS Dhoni and “jump to conclusions” following the former skipper’s bizarre innings in the second One-day International against England at Lord’s on Saturday. The tourists were 140 for four, needing a further 183 runs in 23 overs to reach their target of 323, when Dhoni walked 2

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Netflix taken to court in India

MUMBAI: An Indian politician has taken streaming giant Netflix to court, asking that it delete “offensive scenes” and derogatory remarks about former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in its first Indian original series. The Delhi High Court adjourned the case on Thursday to give judges and respondents time to study the petition filed by Nikhil Bhalla, a lawyer 5

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Khalid appointed SPMUDA Sports South Asia chairman

KARACHI: Southern Philippines Muslim & Non-Muslim Unity & Development Association (SPMUDA) International for Peace and Development has appointed seasoned Pakistani squash player Khalid Atlas Khan as SPMUDA Sports South Asia chairman. The Organisation’s motto is: I am for peace, unity and humanity! Founded by Dr Datu Camad M Ali, the organisation aims to improve 5

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Thakur to replace Bumrah for England ODIs

MUMBAI: Mumbai paceman Shardul Thakur has been called in as replacement for injured fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah for the upcoming three-match ODI series against England, a BCCI media release stated on Friday. Bumrah, while trying to stop the ball on his follow through, injured his left thumb during the first Twenty20 International against Ireland. He was subsequently 6

July 4, 2018 12:00 AM Bangladesh recall half-fit Mustafizur for Windies ODIs

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Tuesday included half-fit pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman in their squad for a three-match One-day International series against the West Indies later this month. Mustafizur has been out of competitive cricket since he hurt his left big toe in May during an Indian Premier League match for the Mumbai Indians.The 22-year-old missed a three-match 4

June 2, 2018 12:00 AM Arbaaz summoned in IPL betting case

MUMBAI: Indian police summoned a brother of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan Friday for questioning over illegal gambling on Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches. The IPL has been dogged by gambling controversies since it started in 2008, and police say they have smashed a number of betting syndicates across India during this year’s season, which 4

June 1, 2018 12:00 AM BCCI doubles salaries of curators, match officials

MUMBAI: In a long-due move which will be appreciated by many in the cricketing fraternity, the BCCI has doubled the match fees of its curators and match officials (umpires & match referees), scorers and video analysts. The decision, following a recommendation by former India stumper Saba Karim, who’s now the board’s GM (cricket operations), was taken 2

May 29, 2018 12:00 AM Rs 250-crore drone initiative to make Mumbai safer for women

The Maharashtra government is soon slated to launch a special drive to ensure that Mumbai becomes a safer city for women. The latest initiative is being executed at a whopping cost of Rs 250 crore and makes use of drone cameras. Whenever they are in any sort of trouble, they can press the panic button, which would activate a drone equipped with camera 7

May 29, 2018 12:00 AM Fans enjoy IPL final at Lord’s after Pak-England Test finishes early

LONDON: Pakistan sealed a comfortable nine-wicket win over England well before lunch on the fourth day of the Lord’s Test on Sunday, writes foreign media. That meant the Sunday crowd that had turned up at the ground didn’t have much to do for the rest of the day. So the Lord’s officials decided to give the fans some cricket action to enjoy – the IPL final 6