Rossouw record ton helps Sultans prevail over Gladiators in run-fest

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 1,046 total views Rilee Rossouw smashed the fastest century in HBL Pakistan Super League to set up a 30-run win over Quetta Gladiators on Saturday. The home side survived a scare from Quetta opener Shane Watson, who threatened to surmount the steep chase in his belligerent 41-ball 80. Watson’s dismissal off Imran Tahir’s bowling eventually paved the way for the Gladiators’ collapse as they stuttered to 169-7 in 20 overs. Bilawal Bhatti, playing his first game this season, claimed three wickets in his match-winning spell giving Quetta’s batters little room to…

Pressure on skipper De Kock ahead of Australia ODI series

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 3,151 total views,  1 views today “Quinton de Kock was named South Africa ODI captain in January . ©AFP” /> Paarl (South Africa) (AFP) – South Africa’s Quinton de Kock claimed he had not Several of South Africa’s most experienced players, including former captain Faf du Plessis, fast bowler Dale Steyn and consistent scorer Rassie van der Dussen, have been rested. Aaron Finch will be leading what looks like a full-strength touring side with the exception of Glenn Maxwell, who is missing because of surgery. Steve Smith and David Warner, who returned…

PSL 2020: current situation

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 1,076 total views Pakistan Super League kicked off on 27th February in Karachi and with 9 matches already played till date , here is a look at the current standing for the teams in PSL  with a net run-rate of 0.197, Multan Sultans is leading the chart with one win in two matches and two points, the Quetta Gladiators has a net run-rate of 0.124 with four points, 1 loss and 2 wins, playing three matches. Karachi Kings has played two matches and won one, they have two points currently with…

Buoyant Pakistan ready for England challenge

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 3,180 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.pcb.com.pk/ ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Group B match to start at 1pm (PST) “We would strive to apply our plans well and if we do that well we can succeed regardless of the opposition”, says player-of-the-match against West Indies Javeria Khan Javeria Khan’s interview is available here Urdu version of the media release is attached here Karachi, 27 February 2020: After a stunning all-round performance against reigning champions West Indies, Pakistan women are confident of another strong display in their second ICC Women’s T20 World Cup clash against…

HBL-PSL 2020

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 1,012 total views For the first time ever, Pakistan Super League is being staged exclusively in Pakistan with four venues being engaged in total; namely: Multan, Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi stadiums. In total, 34 matches are being held in the span of 32 days. Interestingly, the spectator response has been massive especially in Karachi. More importantly, the broadcasters that play an important part in engaging worldwide audience have been instrumental in promoting the Pakistan Super League as such` the news broadcasters in more than 115 countries are playing match highlights with…

PCB delighted with crowd support, quality of cricket in HBL PSL 2020 to date

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 994 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.pcb.com.pk/ The Pakistan Cricket Board has thanked the Karachi and Lahore fans for embracing the first-ever complete HBL Pakistan Super League in Pakistan by almost filing the National and Gaddafi stadia, respectively for each of the opening seven matches of the 34-match 32-day tournament. The event has now taken a two-day break and resumes on Wednesday, 26 February, when Multan Sultans host Peshawar Zalmi at the Multan Cricket Stadium. The following day, Pindi Cricket Stadium will play host to Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators match. Both…

HBL PSL 2020 stats pack after three matches

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 1,141 total views [dflip id=”2556″][/dflip] The stats pack after the first match is attached here Lahore, 22 February 2020: The following two matches will be played today in the ongoing HBL Pakistan Super League 2020: Quetta Gladiators v Peshawar Zalmi at Karachi’s National Stadium at 2pm Islamabad United v Multan Sultans at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium at 7pm   Please find attached the stats pack after the three matches.

Women’s Cricket59 postponed

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 4,088 total views MARGATE/FL – USA: The inaugural Women’s Cricket59 has been postponed due to Cricket Council USA’s CCUSA commitment to media work with the Pakistan Superleague. The tournament which was supposed to be played at the Maq Stadium in Boca from March 13 to 15 has been put to a date to be announced, as a last-minute decision to pump media resources into then PSL will leave CCUSA short-handed for the tournament. Looking forward to the staging of the tournament was chairman of CCUSA Mahammad Qureshi. “We want to make…

BABAR, UMAID MARK FIRST WIN FOR KARACHI KINGS AGAINST ZALMI IN PSL 5

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 869 total views Karachi: Umaid Asif’s final over and Babar Azam splendid 78 helped Karachi Kings beating Peshawar Zalmi by ten runs in their first match of PSL season five. Umaid only gave away six runs in the final over of the innings along with a splendid catch of Darren Sammy. Zalmi couldn’t score in partnerships initially while chasing 202. Chris Jordan in his first over removed Tom Banton and Haider Ali in quick succession putting Zalmi on the back foot. Akmal and Shoaib Malik added 35 for the third-wicket but…

NISARG PATEL’S BOWLING ACTION FOUND TO BE ILLEGAL BY ICC

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 4,181 total views The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Nisarg Patel of the United States to be illegal and, as such he has has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect. Patel was reported following the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 fixture between Oman and USA in Kathmandu, Nepal on 11 February 2020. The assessment was carried out by an Expert Panel in accordance with clause 4.7 of the ICC Illegal Bowling Regulations and has…