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Sri Lanka reconsiders Pakistan tour decision

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka´s cricket board is reconsidering plans to play a match against Pakistan in Lahore later this month after its players expressed security concerns, officials said Saturday. Sri Lanka are currently scheduled to play their third Twenty20 match in the series in Lahore on …

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Final T20I match: Sri Lanka players refuse to visit Pakistan

LAHORE -UNS – Sri Lanka team have on Saturday refused to visit Pakistan to play the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) at Gaddafi Stadium after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) agreed to send its players to Lahore. The cricketers have informed their governing body of …

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Australian team attacked in India after victory in a Twenty20 match

HYDERABAD -UNS : Australian cricket team touring India was attacked with a rock after the team’s victory in a Twenty20 match against the host nation on Tuesday. Australian cricketer Aaron Finch, who is part of the visiting team, shared a picture of the brick attack …

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Pakistani batting crumble to Sri Lankan bowling

DUBAI -UNS: Pakistani batting order crumbled in front of Sri Lankan bowling on the fourth day of the second and final day-night Test match at Dubai. The side is struggling at 62/5 and require another 255 runs to win the game and level the two-match …

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Karunaratne puts Sri Lanka in strong position in 2nd test

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne compiled a brilliant century to put Sri Lanka in a commanding position at 254 for three on the opening day of the second day-night Test in Dubai on Friday. The left-hander was unbeaten on 133, adding 118 for an unbroken fourth-wicket stand …

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Sri Lanka defeates Pakistan by 21 runs

ABU DHABI  -UNS: Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 21 runs in the first test at Abu Dhabi on Monday. This is the first time that Pakistan lost a Test match at Abu Dhabi. Batting first, Sri Lanka were declared after scoring 419 in their first …

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Boxer Waseem defended WBC silver flyweight title

ISLAMABAD -UNS- World Boxing Council Silver flyweight champion Muhammad Waseem defeated Panamanian opponent Carlos to successfully defends his title today. It was the eighth consecutive win for the Pakistani boxer. Waseem, who has been undefeatable in all the eight fights in his career, retained number …

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Sri Lanka 69-4 at close, struggling against Pakistan in first Test

ABU DHABI -UNS : Sri Lanka were struggling in the first Test against Pakistan as they closed the fourth day at 69-4 in their second innings in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Kusal Mendis was not out on 16 and nightwatchman Suranga Lakmal was unbeaten on …

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Quickest spinner to 150 Test wickets: Yasir Shah makes history

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Yasir Shah has become the quickest spinner to take 150 Test wickets as he reached the landmark today while playing his 27th match. The Swabi-born leg-spinner went up the list above Australian leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett who took 28 Tests to do so. Shah …

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Pak,Srilanka test first Test: Karunaratne fightback

Abu Dhabi-UNS/AFP: Sri Lankan opener Dimuth Karunaratne led his team’s recovery with a solid half-century on the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. The left-hander was unbeaten on a sedate 81 with skipper Dinesh Chandimal on 32 not …

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