BJ Watling to retire
from all cricket after England tour.
Watling enters the last leg of his successful
career with 249 catches (including 10 as a fielder) and eight stumpings to
Abid’s double ton helps Pakistan take charge in second
Test. Opening batsman Abid Ali
made 215 not out and Nauman Ali slammed 97 before being stumped off a wide.
Kohli batting position: I am going to open in the IPL as
well: Kohli. Virat Kohli
called India's 36-run victory over England in the final T20I in Ahmedabad as
a 'complete game', with the hosts sealing the series 3-2. In good conditions
for batting, England could muster 188/8 while chasing down a target of 225.
India vs England Series 2021: India clinch series 3-2.
Dawid Malan and Jos Buttler's
quickfire half-centuries went in vain as Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shardul
Thakur ensured that England fell 36 runs short in their pursuit of 224 for 2
in the series decider. The hosts sealed the five-match series in Ahmedabad
3-2 on Saturday.
BPL 2021 deferred to next year. Bangladesh
Cricket Board has been forced to discard the eighth edition of Bangladesh
Premier League, in 2021 due to unavailability of national cricketers.
PSL 2021 set to resume in June
Afghanistan opener Najeebullah in critical condition
Afghanistan opener Najeebullah Tarakai is in critical condition after being
hit by a car on Friday. Afghanistan Cricket Board's interim chief executive
Nazim Zar Abdulrahimzai told media on Saturday that they are not sure
whether Najeeb can make a return as his condition is not stable.
Bowlers need an alternative to maintain the ball -
Bumrah. India's pace
spearhead Jasprit Bumrah has said that there should be some alternative for
the bowlers to maintain the ball in the backdrop of the ICC officially
recommending that saliva must not be used to shine the ball in wake of the
health and safety risk it poses due to the Covid-19.
Pakistan will back plans to hold T20 World Cup but ‘not
at all costs’.
Cricket board all over the world and especially the ones already feeling the
financial crunch like the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) would be hit hard in
case the money-spinning global tournament is pushed to next year.
I'm a cricketer, not a gora, says Pakistan ODI captain
Babar Azam on English-speaking criticism. Notably, several
Pakistani cricketers, including the incumbant Prime Minister of Pakistan
were favoured for their current posts for speaking good English. Sarfraz
Ahmed have often been criticised and trolled on social media for their weak
English language speaking skills in the post-match press conferences.
Sri Lanka eye new 40000 seater stadium in Homagama.
The 26 acre facility will be able to host day-night fixtures and will take
three years to complete and will be the second cricket ground in the Colombo
district with floodlight capabilities. The site on which the stadium will be
constructed was visited by Silva and Minister Bandula Gunawardena
Babar Azam confirmed as Pakistan's ODI captain.
Babar Azam has been confirmed as
Pakistan's new ODI captain, officially completing his elevation to the
leadership role in both white-ball formats.
Wasim Akram was making sure Pakistan
does not win a World Cup, revealed former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail.
biggest contribution by Wasim Akram for Pakistan cricket was making sure
Pakistan does not win a World Cup after 92. Imran Khan should be very
grateful to him and he is by awarding him the presidential award.
Miandad backs disgraced Pakistan cricketer Salim Malik.. Former bating maestro Javed Miandad has also came out in support of
former Pakistan batsman Salim Malik. The former national captain said that
Salim Malik also deserve to get a chance to return to the game.
Australia dethrone India to become No. 1 in Tests.
Australia's men's team became
the No. 1 ranked nation in both Tests and T20Is as per the
latest rankings released by the ICC. India were dethroned from the top
spot in Tests for the first time since October 2016 while Pakistan lost
their No. 1 ranking in T20Is after a 27-month period at the top. Australia
moved to the top of the T20I rankings for the first time since T20I rankings
were introduced in 2011.
Don’t become a ‘falooda’ player: Yousaf warns Haider Ali.
Former Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Yousaf wants the rookie batsman Haider
Ali to improve his shot selection and not get carried away with his
performance in the now-suspended fifth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Aussie cricketers ‘sucked up’ to Kohli & Co. to protect
IPL deals: Michael Clarke. India and Australia have had some memorable bilateral duels but Clarke
felt that whenever the Australians would face India, they "sucked up" to
Kohli & Co. with their eyes trained on the cash-rich league
Tanvir questions PCB’s leniency to Umar. LAHORE: Former Test seamer Tanvir Ahmed firmly believes that batsman Umar
Akmal has been given too many chances to play for Pakistan.
New Zealand tour of West Indies in July 'most unlikely'.
Cricket (NZC) chief executive David White has confirmed that the women's
tour of Sri Lanka, that was slated for later this month, has been postponed.
White also said that it was "most unlikely" that the men's team would be
touring Netherlands, Scotland, Ireland and West Indies in June and July as
Coronavirus: ECB recommends all recreation cricket is
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has recommended all forms of
recreational cricket be suspended indefinitely because of coronavirus.
Cricketer Nasir Jamshed admits bribery conspiracy.
Nasir Jamshed, 30, from Walsall, in the West Midlands, was the target of
bribery but then acted as a go-between, encouraging others in return for
'Was surrounded by match-fixers': Shoaib Akhtar opens up
about fixing saga. Opening up about match-fixing former Pakistan
cricketer Shoaib Akhtar said he felt like he was surrounded by match-fixers.
There was so much match-fixing. (Mohammad) Asif told me which all matches
they had fixed and how they did it,” Akhtar said on a Pakistani talk show
‘Renewed With Samina Peerzada.
Abdul Qadir: Former Pakistan leg-spinner dies aged 63
Legendary former Pakistan leg-spinner
Abdul Qadir has died at the age of 63. Lahore-born Qadir took 236 wickets in
67 Tests between 1977 and 1990, also capturing a further 132 in 104 one-day
Hashim Amla: South Africa batsman retires from international cricket
He is the only South Africa batsman
to score a Test triple hundred - 311 not out against England in 2012.
England's Chris Woakes on the art of death bowling
It is limited-overs cricket at its
most dramatic: the outcome of an entire match boiled down to the final six
Pakistan on top in ICC’s 80-team T20 rankings
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday unveiled an
expanded ICC Men’s Twenty 20 International Team Rankings table with 80