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Inzamam Steps Down As PCB Chief Selector

Inzamam Steps Down As PCB Chief Selector

KARACHI — Pakistan chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq stepped down as the chief selector on Wednesday but was open to take up any new assignment from the Cricket Board. The under-fire chief selector told a press conference in Lahore that he would not seek an extension or renewal of his contract, which expires on July 31. “After more […]

ICC Breaks Silence Over World Cup Final Controversy

ICC Breaks Silence Over World Cup Final Controversy

LONDON — The International Cricket Council (ICC) has broken its silence over the controversial end to the 2019 World Cup final. An ICC spokesperson made it clear that it was against their policy to make any comments regarding the decisions made by umpires. The spokesperson highlighted that the decisions made by the umpires were based on […]

ICC Names World Cup XI,virat failed to find spot

ICC Names World Cup XI,virat failed to find spot

ICC Names World Cup XI,virat failed to find spot India captain Virat Kohli, who led the team to the World Cup 2019 semi-finals, failed to find a spot in International Cricket Council (ICC)’s team of World Cup 2019, announced on its official website on Monday. England opener Jason Roy, who was picked ahead of Virat […]

We Had Allah With Us, Says Eoin Morgan After England’s Historic Win

We Had Allah With Us, Says Eoin Morgan After England’s Historic Win

New Delhi: World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan has praised New Zealand and reckons the Kiwis had a decent run in the showpiece event as they also outclassed the hot favourites — India — in the first semifinal of the tournament. Speaking at the post-match presentation, Morgan said: “They’ve been actually through a better tournament […]

Rashid To Captain Afghanistan Across Formats, Asghar Appointed His Deputy

Rashid To Captain Afghanistan Across Formats, Asghar Appointed His Deputy

Kabul: Rashid Khan has been appointed the captain of the Afghanistan cricket team in all formats, the cricket board confirmed on Friday (July 12). Asghar Afghan, who was sacked as captain ahead of the World Cup, will be Rashid’s deputy. ACB had made drastic changes leading up to the World Cup, when they sacked Asghar […]

England’s Jason Roy Fined For Showing Dissent

England’s Jason Roy Fined For Showing Dissent

Birmingham: England opener Jason Roy has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee for showing dissent at an umpires decision during his side’s eight-wicket win over Australia in the second semifinal of the World Cup here. Roy was fined for breaching Level One of the ICC Code of Conduct during the match at […]

CWC19: New Zealand wins semi final by 18 runs

CWC19: New Zealand wins semi final by 18 runs

Srinagar: New Zealand has defeated India by 18 runs in the first semi final in the ongoing Cricket World Cup 2019 at Trafford on Wednesday. India was bundled out for 221 with three balls remaining after Matt Henry — who wrecked India’s top order — was awarded Man of the Match for his 3-37. From […]

Ambati Rayudu announces international retirement after World Cup snub

Ambati Rayudu announces international retirement after World Cup snub

Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu on Wednesday announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect. Rayudu will continue to play in the Indian Premier League. Rayudu had already retired from first-class Rayudu was not included in India’s original 15-member squad for the World Cup 2019 and all-rounder Vijay Shankar was preferred over him. Chief selector […]

Pakistan will be dangerous if they enter semis: Waqar Younis

Pakistan will be dangerous if they enter semis: Waqar Younis

London: In an inspiring run similar to their 1992 World Cup-winning campaign, Pakistan have won three consecutive games to be alive in the ongoing 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. The Green Brigade had climbed to the fourth spot in the points table before England’s 31-run win over India on Sunday pushed the Sarfaraz Ahmed-led side […]

World Cup hero Babar Azam says belief is key for Pakistan 

World Cup hero Babar Azam says belief is key for Pakistan 

  Birmingham: Babar Azam says Pakistan have the belief they can win their remaining games to complete a dramatic turnaround and reach the World Cup semi-finals following victory against a strong New Zealand side on Wednesday. The 24-year-old hit a match-winning unbeaten 101 to anchor Pakistan’s reply to New Zealand’s score of 237 for six […]

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Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]