Sri Lanka Cricket is hopeful of naming a strong team for the third and final T20I against Pakistan in Lahore – the first fixture the team will play in Pakistan since 2009, when their team bus was attacked by armed gunman. Players had raised concerns about travelling to Pakistan, but the board on Monday confirmed
West Indies 336 for 7 dec (Shai Hope 85, Chase 79) and 263 for 5 dec (Powell 77, K Hope 61) drew with Zimbabwe A 143 (Bishoo 3-28, Gabriel 2-5, Cummins 2-8) and 70 for 4 (Chibhabha 24) Kyle Hope drives through the off side Getty Images Kieran Powell (77) and Kyle Hope (61) completed half-centuries
September 24: England win in Bristol Ben Stokes cracks his way to 73 off 63 balls before Moeen Ali’s barnstorming century takes England to 369 for 9. Despite an onslaught from Chris Gayle it proves more than enough to earn an unbeatable 2-0 series lead. Afterwards, various England players – including Stokes – let their
Pakistan 219 for 9 (Azam 101, Shadab 52*, Gamage 4-57, Thisara 2-34) beat Sri Lanka 187 (Tharanga 112*, Vandersay 22, Shadab 3-47) by 32 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Babar Azam‘s seventh ODI hundred combined with a sublime all-round performance from Shadab Khan saw a listless Sri Lanka slump to their ninth consecutive ODI defeat. They
Avon and Somerset Police have reissued their appeal for two witnesses to come forward in the wake of the incident in Bristol last month that led to Ben Stokes‘ arrest on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm. Stokes, 26, was last week withdrawn from England’s Ashes squad pending further police investigation into the events that
Queensland have lured the MCG curator David Sandurski back to where he began his career in Brisbane, to replace the longtime Gabba groundsman Kevin Mitchell Jnr. Sandurski’s move north arrived two months after Mitchell revealed he would retire at the conclusion of this year’s first Ashes Test at the Gabba in late November, after no
The 2017-18 Quaid-e-Azam trophy had attracted attention for its hectic schedule, with each team having to play seven four-day games in just 41 days. On Sunday, it attracted its most prominent critic, with former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq bemoaning the quality of the pitch, claiming the heavy schedule meant it was difficult to prepare good pitches.
West Indies 301 for 6 (Shai Hope 85, Chase 79, Brathwaite 53) v Zimbabwe AScorecard Roston Chase swivels into a pull AFP Shai Hope, Roston Chase and Kraigg Brathwaite began West Indies’ tour of Zimbabwe with fifties, guiding the visitors to 301 for 6 at stumps on the first day of their warm-up match in Bulawayo.
Toss Bangladesh chose to bat v South Africa Mashrafe Mortaza called right at the toss in the first of three ODIs, and chose to bat in Kimberley – which is hosting it’s first ODI since 2013. Opener Tamim Iqbal, who had been ruled out of the second Test due to a thigh injury but batted
Play 01:30 Expect a completely different challenge from Bangladesh in one-dayers – du Plessis Big picture After being blown away in the two-Test series, Bangladesh, buoyed by the arrival of Mashrafe Mortaza and Shakib Al Hasan, will look to bounce back in the ODI series. The task, however,