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I never felt so much pressure, says double-ton Gayle

I never felt so much pressure, says double-ton Gayle

CANBERRA: West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a World Cup double century on Tuesday and admitted he had never felt such pressure to perform. The giant 35-year-old Jamaican smashed a breathtaking 215 against Zimbabwe at ...

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Saeed Ajmal to return for 3rd spell at Worcestershire

Saeed Ajmal to return for 3rd spell at Worcestershire

LONDON: Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will return for a third spell with Worcestershire, the English county announced Tuesday. The 37-year-old was recently cleared to bowl again after undergoing remedial work on his action. However, he failed to satisfy doubts about ...

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Moin Khan apologises over casino visit

Moin Khan apologises over casino visit

CHRISTCHURCH: Moin Khan, the chief selector of Pakistan cricket team, has apologised to Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over his alleged visit to a local casino. In his formal apology sent to PCB chief, sources said, Moin has claimed that ...

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Sri Lanka, Bangladesh suffer World Cup injuries

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh suffer World Cup injuries

MELBOURNE: Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were dealt injury blows ahead of Thursday’s World Cup clash at the Melbourne Cricket Ground with both Jeevan Mendis and Mushfiqur Rahim taken to hospital for assessment. Mendis, a left-handed batsman and right-arm leg-spinner, has ...

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Gayle hits 1st ever World Cup 200

Gayle hits 1st ever World Cup 200

CANBERRA, Australia: West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings when he reached the landmark against Zimbabwe in a Pool B clash in Canberra on Tuesday. Gayle, who might ...

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Gayle and Samuels propel Windies to 372 VS Zimbabwe

Gayle and Samuels propel Windies to 372 VS Zimbabwe

CANBERRA, Australia: West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a World Cup double century when he made 215 against Zimbabwe in a Pool B clash in Canberra on Tuesday. Gayle, who might have been given out ...

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Timeline on Pakistan World Cup turmoil

Timeline on Pakistan World Cup turmoil

BRISBANE, Australia: Factfile on Pakistan’s World Cup turmoil after chief selector Moin Khan was reportedly spotted in a casino in Christchurch hours before the team’s defeat by the West Indies: Feb 12: Eight Pakistan players, including maverick former captain Shahid ...

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PCB investigates selector over casino visit

PCB investigates selector over casino visit

LAHORE: Pakistani cricket chiefs launched an investigation Monday into reports that chief selector Moin Khan visited a casino shortly before the team’s calamitous World Cup defeat to the West Indies. Fans, already in despair at Pakistan’s dismal start to the ...

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Bangladesh call-up Shafiul to replace exiled Al-Amin

Bangladesh call-up Shafiul to replace exiled Al-Amin

MELBOURNE: Bangladesh on Monday were granted permission to call-up Shafiul Islam to replace fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain who was kicked out of the World Cup squad for breaking a curfew. The 25-year-old Shafiul has played 52 ODIs in which he ...

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