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South Africa women’s cricket team begin preparations for England tour

07 July, 2020 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s women’s cricket team are going into a training camp on Sunday in the hope of getting government permission to travel to England for a series of limited-overs internationals against the hosts. South Africa’s strict COVID-19 lockdown has been loosened to allow sports teams to begin practising but there have … Read More

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Sri Lanka resume domestic cricket minus spectators next week

07 July, 2020 9:24 pm 9:24 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Domestic cricket in Sri Lanka will resume on Tuesday without spectators, the country’s cricket board said on Wednesday. Lockdown and curfews have ceased in Sri Lanka, where the total number of infections was reported to be 2,084 on Wednesday. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) organised two residential training camps for the national team … Read More

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Cricket: Pakistan to send combined squad for ‘bio-secure’ Engla...

05 May, 2020 2:52 pm 2:52 pm

KARACHI (Reuters) – Pakistan plan to send a 25-man squad to England in July to meet the demands of playing an entire tour in a ‘bio-secure’ bubble, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief executive Wasim Khan told Reuters. Pakistan are scheduled to play three Tests in August followed by an equal number of Twenty20 Internationals, with … Read More

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Cricket: Ireland postpone New Zealand, Pakistan series due to pandemic

05 May, 2020 11:23 pm 11:23 pm

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s home series against New Zealand and Pakistan scheduled for June and July have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their cricket boards said on Thursday. The pandemic has brought world sport to a virtual standstill and with government restrictions on air travel between countries, Cricket Ireland (CI) had no choice … Read More

Umar Akmal, banned, three years, cricket

Umar Akmal banned for three years from all forms of cricket

04 April, 2020 5:14 pm 5:14 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – PCB Disciplinary Panel chairman Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, in a short order on Monday, handed Umar Akmal a three-year ban from all cricket. In a detailed hearing held at the National Cricket Academy, Umar Akmal decided to represent himself and was heard at length, while the PCB was represented by Taffazul … Read More

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Amir is top-class bowler, match-winner, says Mickey Arthur

04 April, 2020 1:59 pm 1:59 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Former Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has termed fast bowler Mohammad Amir as the top-class bowler and a match-winner. In an interview on a YouTube cricket channel, the former coach said that leaving out fast bowler Mohammad Amir from the T20 World Cup squad would be detrimental to team’s title chances. … Read More

Cricket: Players donate, take pay cuts amid coronavirus shutdown

04 April, 2020 3:28 pm 3:28 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England’s centrally contracted male cricketers will donate 500,000 pounds ($613,000) to the Board and charities while their women’s team counterparts have volunteered a three-month pay cut amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the players’ association (PCA) said. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said the season will not start before May 28 … Read More

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PM hails Darren Sammy’s role for restoration of cricket in Pakistan

03 March, 2020 3:31 pm 3:31 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Wednesday appreciated the role of Peshawar Zalmi’s Darren Sammy for restoration of cricket in Pakistan. The prime minister said while talking to to Peshawar Zalmi’s players Hashim Amla and Darren Sammy, who called on him in Islamabad along with the franchise chairman Javed Afridi. PM … Read More

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PSL 2020: Multan Sultans take on Peshawar Zalmi today

02 February, 2020 8:35 am 8:35 am

MULTAN (92 News) – Multan Sultans will take on Peshawar Zalmi in a match of the Pakistan Super League 2020 at the Multan Cricket Stadium on Wednesday (today). Both teams had practice sessions on Tuesday. The stadium in Multan has so far hosted five Tests and seven ODIs. The first-ever match at the venue was … Read More

Lahore ready to stage cricket festivity

01 January, 2020 12:45 pm 12:45 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Lahore once again ready to stage cricket festivity and the stage is set for three-match T20I series between Pakistan and Bangladesh from Janaury 24-27 at the historic Gadaffi stadium. The famous arena wears a fresh look to hold three thrilling and exciting ties of the shortest version of the game. The … Read More

Sri Lanka bat as Test cricket returns to Pakistan after 10 years

12 December, 2019 9:20 am 9:20 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in the first Test at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Captain Azhar Ali said that he was much pleased at playing cricket at home ground. “We decided to play four fast bowlers after witnessing the wicket,” he said. He said … Read More

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All eyes on Rawalpindi for historic return of Test cricket to Pakistan

12 December, 2019 11:12 am 11:12 am

RAWALPINDI – Sri Lanka’s return to Pakistan, 10 years after an attack on their team bus, carries significance beyond the results of the two-Test series. Another 120 points in the ICC Test Championship are on offer for Pakistan and Sri Lanka. These are points Pakistan can urgently use, following Australia’s series sweep over them in … Read More

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Test cricket set to return to Pakistan after 10 years

11 November, 2019 9:03 pm 9:03 pm

LAHORE–Pakistan is set to end a decade-long drought of Test cricket, with the national team closing out 2019 with a two-Test home series against Sri Lanka. A Pakistan Cricket Board release on Thursday, 14 November, announced that the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium and Karachi’s National Stadium will host the two games, set to begin on 11 … Read More

Former England skipper Hartley announces his retirement

11 November, 2019 11:51 pm 11:51 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Former England captain and Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley announced his retirement on Thursday after failing to recover from a knee injury that cost him a place in the Rugby World Cup squad. Hartley, 33, led England to back-to-back Six Nations triumphs in 2016 and 2017 but has not played since suffering … Read More

Papua New Guinea ready to be cricket’s next fairytale story

11 November, 2019 9:14 pm 9:14 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Papua New Guinea believe they could be cricket’s next rags-to-riches story after securing a place among the sport’s elite in next year’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia. After three near-misses in the last six years, the ‘Barramundis’ under Assad Vala punched their tickets to Australia where they will join 15 other … Read More