Parnell stars as Proteas ease to ODI series win against Zimbabwe


BULAWAYO: Wayne Parnell took three wickets and contributed some handy runs as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 61 runs in the second one-day international to clinch the three-match series on Tuesday in Bulawayo. After Parnell’s 24 lifted South ...


India appoints Shastri to oversee ODI team

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LONDON: India has appointed former captain Ravi Shastri as director of cricket for the one-day ...

Shaharyar Khan becomes PCB chairman for second time

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LAHORE: Shaharyar Mohammad Khan was elected Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman unanimously by ...


Pakistan squash great Hashim Khan passes away at 100

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KARACHI: Hashim Khan, one of the greatest squash players of all time, ...

PM, President condole

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KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain on ...

PCB sends Irfan as cover for Junaid to Sri Lanka

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is sending tall left-arm paceman Mohammad Irfan to Sri Lanka to bolster their one-day squad. “The management have asked for Irfan as cover for Junaid Khan who was injured in the second Test in Colombo,” a PCB official said on Tuesday. Junaid ...

Shastri appointment ups pressure on Dhoni and Fletcher

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LONDON: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and coach Duncan Fletcher remain in place, but only time will tell if the appointment of Ravi Shastri as director of cricket is a temporary measure or a sign of deeper changes ahead in the Indian game. Former captain Shastri was installed ‘overall ...

Pakistan’s Hamza in semifinals as Sajjad, Toba and Sohail crash out

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KARACHI: Fighting Hamza Akbar kept Pakistan chances alive in the 2nd Asian Team and 6-Red Asian Snooker Championships on Tuesday evening by sailing in the semifinals after his compatriots Muhammad Sajjad, Muhammad Asif Toba and Sohail Shahzad crashed out in the quarterfinals. It was Hamza who ...

Dismal Pakistan drop to sixth place in ICC Test Rankings

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ISLAMABAD: England and Sri Lanka have improved their positions on the ICC Test Team Championship after winning their series against India and Pakistan, respectively. England defeated India by 3-1 in the series that finished at the Oval on Sunday, while Sri Lanka beat Pakistan 2-0 in Colombo on ...

Windies look to extend Bangladesh’s woeful run as first ODI today


ST GEORGE’S: West Indies and Bangladesh commence a three-match One-day International (ODI) series at the Queen’s Park Stadium in Grenada on Wednesday (today) with the home side heavily favoured to extend the tourists’ miserable record in 2014. Despite several encouraging ...

Vietnam to compete in 21 events

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HANOI: Vietnam will compete in 21 sports at the 17th Asian Games to be held from September 19 in Incheon, South Korea, according to Vietnam’ s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Tuesday. The ministry said on its website that the country will send 199 athletes to the event, including ...

Incheon Asian Games: Japan names women flag bearer and captain for first time

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TOKYO: Japan named weightlifter Hiromi Miyake as team captain and archer Kaori Kawanaka as flag bearer for next month’s Asian Games in South Korea, the first time the country has selected women for both roles. The duo will lead Japan’s team of 716 athletes for the Sept. 19-Oct. 4 Games ...

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