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  • Mathews, Lakmal cleared for WI tour

    May 18, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s former skipper Angelo Mathews and medium pacer Suranga Lakmal have been declared fit for the three-match Test series against the West Indies, the cricket board said on Thursday. The 30-year-old all-rounder and Lakmal were doubtful after a spate of injuries. They were, however, included in a 17-man squad for the tournament which begins

  • Lanning, Raj to feature in women’s exhibition T20

    May 18, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    MUMBAI: Australia captain Meg Lanning, superstar all-rounder Ellyse Perry and India ODI captain Mithali Raj are set to be part of the IPL Supernovas team in the Women’s T20 exhibition match in Mumbai. They will face an IPL Trailblazers side that includes Jhulan Goswami, the highest wicket-taker in women’s ODIs, the prolific New Zealand opener Suzie Bates

  • Stanlake dumps Yorkshire to chase Australia Test dream

    May 17, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    SYDNEY: Australian fast bowler Billy Stanlake has been withdrawn from his deal with Yorkshire for the Vitality T20 Blast as he switches his focus to proving that he has a future at Test level. The late change of heart, determined by Cricket Australia and Stanlake’s representatives following Justin Langer’s appointment as head coach, leaves Yorkshire

  • Shanghai exit Champions League despite Hulk’s double

    May 17, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    SHANGHAI: Brazilian striker Hulk returned from injury to score twice for Shanghai SIPG but the Chinese side were dumped out of the Asian Champions League 4-3 on aggregate by Kashima Antlers on Wednesday. The Japanese became the last side to seal a spot in the quarter-finals, but they did it the hard way, losing 2-1 on a sweltering and nervy night in Shanghai

  • Dharampura, Mughalpura in Cannon Cup quarters

    May 17, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    LAHORE: Dharampura Gymkhana and Mugalpura Gymkhana moved in the quarterfinals of 1st Cannon Foam Challenge Cup Cricket Tournament. At PU New Campus Ground Number 1, Dharampura Gymkhana beat Gaddafi Club by 138 runs. Scores: Dharampura Gymkhana 255/6 in 30 Overs (Awais Ahmad 71, Abdul Manan 52, M Arshad Khan 29, M Zahid 28, M Zahid 2/37, M Zubair Khan 2/61). Gaddafi

  • Allardyce sacked as Everton manager

    May 17, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    LONDON: Sam Allardyce was on Wednesday sacked as manager of Premier League side Everton after just six months and despite guiding them away from trouble to an eighth-placed finish, the club announced. The 63-year-old had come under fire from fans over the route one style of play and former England and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney was rumoured

  • SL cricket reaps record profits despite shocker year

    May 17, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Wednesday announced a profit of $14 million last year, far above all previous records despite one of the worst on-field performances by the islanders in years. The board said it made a net profit of 2.12 billion rupees ($14 million) in 2017.Revenues, at six billion rupees, were roughly double 2016 figures, Sri Lanka

  • Canada’s inaugural T20 league to begin in June

    May 17, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    TORONTO: Global T20 Canada, the new six-team franchise league organised by Cricket Canada, will take place between June 28 and July 15. Each team will play six games in the league phase: an initial round-robin followed by a single-match second round in which the teams will play one other opponent. The top four teams after the league phase advance to the playoffs

  • Fawad shines in veterans cricket match

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: Fawad Ijaz Khan’s five-wicket haul was the highlight of the festival cricket match between Karachi Gymkhana Veterans and Omar Associates Veterans here at the Karachi Gymkhana Ground the other day. Batting first, Karachi Gymkhana were bowled out for 184 in the final over. Azhar Khan scored 52 off 41 balls, while Asim Ansari made 21. Karachi Gymkhana

  • Vital Five, AL-Noor Gymkhana in Zone I ‘A’ Division final

    May 15, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    KARACHI: Vital Five CC beat Rafiq Sherazi by six wickets at UBL Sports Complex and AL-Noor Gymkhana defeated Hamdam CC by 36 runs at TMC Cricket Ground in Zone I ‘A’ Division Cricket League semi-finals. The final will be played on Tuesday (today) at State Bank Sports Complex. Vital Five CC vs Rafiq Sherazi: Rafiq Sherazi all out for 162 in 44 overs