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Aussies reject ‘disrespectful’ pay offer

-File Photo SYDNEY – Australia’s players’ union Friday rejected a Cricket Australia pay and conditions proposal, saying it was unfair and disrespectful. The sport’s governing body put forward an improved offer, but the Australian Cricketers’ Association called it a “win” for administrators, but a “loss” for cricket. CA has offered ...

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ICC passes changes to curb ‘Big Three’ dominance

—Courtesy Yahoo NEW DELHI: Cricket’s global governing body has received a thumping mandate from its members to proceed with a broad restructure aimed at curbing the dominance of the “Big Three” Australia, India and England. The sweeping changes were passed in a unanimous vote during a meeting at the International ...

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Cricket: India keep Champions Trophy squad on hold

-File Photo NEW DELHI – India are refusing to unveil their squad for the Champions Trophy amid speculation they might pull out because of a row with the sport’s governing body over revenue sharing. The powerful Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has already missed the agreed April ...

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Pakistan call off tour of Bangladesh

-File Photo Pakistan Cricket Board has called off their scheduled cricket tour of Bangladesh this year, Shaharyar Khan has said. Bangladesh last toured Pakistan in 2007-08. Pakistan has since travelled to Bangladesh in 2011 and 2015 and were scheduled to play two tests, three ODIs and a Twenty20 International in ...

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Misbah moves into top 20 after Kingston Test

—Radio Pakistan Pakistani skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has moved into the top 20 of ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after gaining six slots following the match against West Indies in Kingston. Misbah had an unbeaten 99 and 12 in the match and has previously held a career-best ranking of 6th position ...

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Ronaldo rested once more from Real squad

-File Photo MADRID – Cristiano Ronaldo was left out of the Real Madrid squad for Wednesday’s trip to Deportivo la Coruna as coach Zinedine Zidane maintained his rotation policy despite defeat by Barcelona on Sunday. It is the third consecutive La Liga away game Ronaldo has not been included in ...

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Shah the star as Pakistan rout West Indies

-File Photo KINGSTON, Jamaica – Yasir Shah completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead the second innings rout of the West Indies as Pakistan achieved a comfortable seven-wicket victory just after lunch on the final day of the first Test on Tuesday. Trailing on first innings by 121 runs and resuming ...

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Pakistan win first test against West Indies

-RadioPakistan Pakistan have won the first Test against West Indies by seven wickets at Kingston. The score: West Indies: 286 and 152 runs Pakistan: 407 and 36runs. Yasir Shah grabbed eight wickets in the match while Muhammad Amir took seven wickets.   Source link

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PCB announces squad for ICC Champions Trophy

– File photo Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the names for its squad to participate in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Sarfraz Ahmed will lead the national team, which include the following cricketers: Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Junaid ...

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Misbah left on 99 as Pakistan open big lead

-File Photoaki KINGSTON, Jamaica:  Misbah ul Haq became just  the sixth batsman in Test history to be left stranded on 99 not out as Pakistan were dismissed for 407 in reply to the West Indies’ first innings total of 286 on Monday. Last man and debutant Mohammad Abbas was trapped ...

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