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Zimbabwe thrash Sri Lanka in ODI

GALLE (AFP) – Solomon Mire smashed his maiden one-day century on Friday to take Zimbabwe to a historic six wicket win over Sri Lanka and pile pressure on the beleaguered Asian nation. Mire hit 112 off 96 balls as Zimbabwe reached 322-4 to pass Sri …

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ICC confirms plans for World XI series in Pakistan

LONDON (AFP) – Plans for the full resumption of international cricket in Pakistan moved forward Friday when the sport s global governing body said it wanted to send a World XI to the country later this year. With the exception of Zimbabwe s tour two …

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Ireland and Afghanistan become Test nations: ICC

Ireland and Afghanistan have both been awarded Test match status, the International Cricket Council announced Thursday. The move, which means the two countries become full members of the ICC, cricket’s global governing body, expands the number of Test-playing nations from 10 to 12. Both countries …

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Sarfraz Ahmed to be appointed as Test captain: reports

Pakistan ODI captain and triumphant leader of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Sarfraz Ahmed, is now being considered for Test captaincy. He impressed not only the entire nation but cricket pundits all over the world with his skillful decision making during the pressure situations. Reports …

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Pakistan wins Champions Trophy: thrash India in final

Pakistan create history, thrash India in Champions Trophy final. Young Pakistan team stunned the world and created history on Sunday thrashing in-form star-studded Indian side by 180 runs in the Champions Trophy finale at The Oval. India was seven wickets down after scoring 154 runs as …

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India lose six as Yuvraj, Dhoni, Jadhav return to pavilion

 India lost the wickets of Yuvraj Sindh, MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav within few overs as Pakistan picked up six Indian wickets chasing a mammoth 338 in the Champions Trophy finale at The Oval on Sunday. Leg spinner Shadab Khan trapped Yuvraj Singh right in …

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Champions Trophy final: India to chase down 339

On a fresh wicket with some grass covering on it, India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of Champions Trophy at The Oval on Sunday. Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman opened the innings for Pakistan, …

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ICC Champions Trophy final, India bowl first: Pak good start:78 in 14th over without any loss

LONDON -UNS– India Sunday won the toss and elected to field first in the final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 on a fresh wicket against Pakistan.Pakistan with good starts  79 without any loss in 14th over. At the toss, India skipper Virat Kohli said it …

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Pakistan ready to ‘change history’ against India

Pakistan are ready to change the course of history in a clash that’s “bigger than the Ashes” when they face arch-rivals India in the Champions Trophy final. Some estimates suggest Sunday’s match between the sub-continental cricket giants at the Oval in south London could attract …

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India to play Pakistan in final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017

By Stephan Shemilt India cruised past Bangladesh to set up a mouthwatering Champions Trophy final against fierce rivals Pakistan. Bangladesh looked likely to post a big total at Edgbaston, but from 154-2 they lost both Tamim Iqbal (70) and Mushfiqur Rahim (61) to Kedar Jadhav, …

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