Archive for November, 2017

PCB seeks $70mn from BCCI for unplayed cricket series

PCB seeks $70mn from BCCI for unplayed cricket series

The Pakistan Cricket Board has filed a law suit to the ICC, claiming up to $70 million for missed series in 2014 and 2015 from Board of Control for Cricket in India after the country failed to attend two series as part of MoU signed between two nations. The PCB sent a legal notice to the International Cricket Council on […]

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ICC U19 World Cup 2018 officially launched

ICC U19 World Cup 2018 officially launched

The ICC U19 World Cup 2018 is just around the corner, and the curtain-raiser for the mega-event was conducted on Thursday in Wellington. The event is less than 2 months away and will be hosted in New Zealand from 13 January to 3 February next year. The event was attended by current players from the New Zealand and the Windies […]

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Kohli on the verge of another milestone in Test cricket

Kohli on the verge of another milestone in Test cricket

Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, is shattering records in the longest format of the game with his batting and is set to join the greats in the third match against Sri Lanka. Virat is just 25 runs away from becoming the 11th player from the country to reach the 5000 runs milestone. Kohli, during his knock of 213 in the […]

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Ajmal still wonders why Sachin wasn’t given out in 2011 WC

Ajmal still wonders why Sachin wasn’t given out in 2011 WC

Pakistan’s leading off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who recently retired from competitive cricket, fails to understand one incident that dates back to 2011. Even after the 6 years, the 40-year-old can’t understand why Sachin Tendulkar was not given out by the umpire during the semi-final between Pakistan and India in the 2011 world cup. It was Ajmal, who finally got the Indian […]

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Police gives Ben Stokes file to prosecutors

Police gives Ben Stokes file to prosecutors

British detectives who are investigating the incident outside a nightclub involving English cricketer Ben Stokes have passed the file to the Crown Prosecution Service for a decision on charging. The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder – who is suspended from playing for England by the ECB for an unlimited period of time – is currently in New Zealand to play some league […]

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Sri Lanka appoints Thisara Perera as limited-overs captain

Sri Lanka appoints Thisara Perera as limited-overs captain

All-rounder Thisara Perera will lead Sri Lanka’s limited overs team as the captain from the upcoming three-match series against India. Perera will also lead the side in the three-match T20I series. The 28-year-old will take over from opening batsman Upul Tharanga, after Sri Lanka suffered three 5-0 whitewashes this year under his captaincy. Sri Lanka’s regular captain Angelo Mathews stepped […]

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Sri Lanka to appoint captains on a tour by tour basis

Sri Lanka to appoint captains on a tour by tour basis

Sri Lanka after the poor show lately is trying something different. According to the Sri Lankan Cricket Board, the team’s captains will be named on tour by tour basis. We have heard about multiple captains in a cricket match, there is a different skippers for different formats policy but the the Lankans have taken things to a whole new level. […]

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Guard of honour for Saeed Ajmal in his last game

Guard of honour for Saeed Ajmal in his last game

Pakistan’s leading off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal has officially bid farewell to cricket after his team Faisalabad lost the semi-final in the ongoing National T20 Cup to Lahore Whites. He had announced his retirement from all forms of cricket earlier this month and had cleared that he would stop playing cricket after the conclusion of the T20 tournament. Ajmal was one of […]

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Lahore Whites qualify for the final of National T20 Cup

Lahore Whites qualify for the final of National T20 Cup

Lahore Whites, lead by Salman Butt defeated Saeed Ajmal-led Faisalabad by 10 runs on Wednesday to qualify for the final of the National T20 Cup . After asking to bat, Lahore Whites set a target of 143 runs with openers Kamran Akmal and Butt contributing heavily with 30 off 22 and 40 off 23. They struck a 69-partnership in seven […]

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John Cena tries his luck in Cricket

John Cena tries his luck in Cricket

Big Bash is all set to get underway next month, and guess who kick started the things? WWE star, John Cena. The wrestler found a new challenge and he loved it. During his trip to Australia, the 16-time champion decided to learn a bit of cricket, and found a coach in none other than former Aussie all-rounder Shane Watson. Watson, […]

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