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PSL 2018: From Islamabad United to Multan Sultans, analysing the strengths and weaknesses

Web Desk: Action-packed month of cricketainment awaits fans across the world as HBL Pakistan Super League season three (PSL 3), is set to start from February 22, 2018. The first match of the PSL 2018 will be played on February 22nd, 2018 between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans at Dubai. The glittering trophy unveiling ceremony of PSL 3...

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‘Apologise’, Serena tells Sandgren

LOS ANGELES: Serena Williams called on Tennys Sandgren to apologise on Wednesday after the unheralded American exited the Australian Open amid a backlash over his political views. Sandgren, a devout Christian, bowed out of the quarter-finals in Melbourne in straight sets following scrutiny over his politics and apparent support for far-right groups in the United States. Williams had been the...

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Maxwell back in Australia ODI squad as cover for Finch

SYDNEY: Glenn Maxwell has been recalled to the Australian squad as cover for Aaron Finch, who was ruled out of Friday’s  fourth one-day international against England in Adelaide with a hamstring injury. Maxwell, who has played 80 ODIs for his country and can be one of the most destructive batsmen in world cricket on his day, was surprisingly left out when the...

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Federer dispatches Berdych to reach semi-final

MELBOURNE: Defending champion Roger Federer argued with an umpire but mostly let his racket do the talking as he beat Tomas Berdych for the ninth time running to reach the Australian Open semi-finals on Wednesday. Despite the 7-6(1) 6-3 6-4 scoreline, it was not all smooth sailing against the burly Czech for the 36-year-old Federer as he arrived in the...

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Disgraced US Olympics doctor Larry Nassar jailed for 175 years

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on Wednesday after a week of raw emotional testimony by scores of women he sexually abused for years under the guise of medical treatment. "I've just signed your death warrant," Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said as she handed down what amounts to a life sentence...

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Halep batters Pliskova to set up Kerber semi-final

MELBOURNE: World number one Simona Halep overcame a nervous start to batter sixth seed Karolina Pliskova into submission in their Australian Open quarter-final on Wednesday. The Romanian reeled off nine games in a row and 12 of the last 14 games to recover from 0-3 en route to a 6-3, 6-2 victory 1hr 11min on Rod Laver Arena. "It’s really...

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U19 WC:  Zaryab’s heroic takes Pakistan into Semi-final

CHRISTCHURCH: Pakistan outclassed South Africa to storm into the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup semifinals at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch today. Pakistan won the toss and put the Proteas into bat. South Africa scored 189 runs for the loss of nine wickets in their limited quota of 50 overs. Muhammad Musa and Shaheen Shah Afridi were the most successful...

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Manchester City survive late fightback to reach League Cup final

BRISTOL, England: Manchester City reached the League Cup final, shattering second-tier Bristol City’s hopes of a remarkable upset, as the Premier League leaders survived a late fightback to win 3-2 on Tuesday and clinch the tie 5-3 on aggregate. City appeared to be cruising when goals from Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero either side of halftime put them three goals...

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Hurt Nadal retires on day of Aussie Open upsets

MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal s drive towards a 17th Grand Slam title came to a shuddering injury-induced halt Tuesday on a day of Australian Open upsets that saw unseeded Kyle Edmund and Elise Mertens make the semi-finals. The world number one retired against Marin Cilic after a muscle in his upper right leg began troubling him in the fourth set on...

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United sign Sanchez from Arsenal in swap deal for Mkhitaryan

MANCHESTER: Manchester United signed Chile forward Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a swap deal with midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan after a protracted transfer saga finally ended on Monday. The 29-year-old Sanchez, who was out of contract at Arsenal at the end of the season, has joined the Old Trafford club after local rivals Manchester City had pulled out of the race. British...

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Three USA Gymnastics board members resign in wake of sex abuse scandal

Three USA Gymnastics board members resigned on Monday in the wake of its former team physician sexually abusing female gymnasts, a step the organization said would support its reform efforts. USA Gymnastics has been criticized by several of the sport’s top gymnasts during the sentencing hearing of former team doctor Larry Nassar who pleaded guilty in November to 10 counts...

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New Zealand beats Pakistan by 7 wickets in first T20

WELLINGTON: New Zealand beat Pakistan in first T20 today at Weelington Regional Stadium. Earlier today, New Zealand won the toss and chose to bowl. Pakistani team was all out at 105 runs, and set target of 106 runs for New Zealand. However, in second innings, Rumman Raees performed well, he bagged two wickets, providing only 5 runs in 17 balls....

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Buttler serves up series success for England against Australia

A scintillating century from Jos Buttler brought England a 16-run win and a one-day international series victory against Australia in Sydney on Sunday. The hosts, set 303 to win by England after winning the toss and choosing to bowl, were always struggling in their chase and eventually managed only 286 for six. The result gave England an unbeatable 3-0 lead...

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T20I series: Pak-NZ first face off tomorrow

Welington: After one-day international (ODI) series, Pakistan and New Zealand are all set to lock horns in three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) starting from tomorrow (Monday) in Wellington. The second will be held at the Eden Park, Auckland on Jan 25, while the final ODI will be played at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Jan 28 concluding Pakistan’s tour...

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Injured Malik ruled out from T20 series against Kiwis

Karachi: Following symptoms of delayed concussion in Fifth One-day international (ODI) against New Zealand on January 16,  has ruled out senior All-rounder Shoaib Malik from Twenty 20 series starting from January 22. Reviewing advice from top medical consultants, the committee took the decision to send Malik back from New Zealand so he can be given the best chance to recover...

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India beat Pakistan in blind Cricket World cup final to lift title

Sharjah: Indian Blind Cricket team has beaten Pakistan blind cricket team by two wickets in final played here on Saturday at Sharjah stadium. The Green Shirts posted 308-8 off 40 overs, after India won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat first. Badar Munir stood out with 57 runs, while Riasat Khan and skipper Nisar Ali made 48 and 47...

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Kerber thrashes Sharapova to reach fourth round

MELBOURNE: Maria Sharapova's hopes of a title-winning return to the Australian Open were unceremoniously crushed by Angelique Kerber as the battle of the former champions ended 6-1 6-3 in the German's favour on Saturday. The Rod Laver Arena evening clash between the only two grand slam winners left in the women's draw had the feel of a showpiece final rather...

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