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Pakistan board claims $60 mn from India in lost revenues

—File Photo KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday sent a legal notice to its Indian counterpart for failing to honour an agreement to play a bilateral series, saying this had cost them $60 million. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ...

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Ronaldo hat-trick fires Real past Atletico

-File Photo MADRID – Cristiano Ronaldo struck a second successive Champions League hat-trick as holders Real Madrid thumped Atletico Madrid 3-0 in Tuesday’s semi-final first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Portugal star powered in a 10th-minute header before netting twice more in the second half to floor Real’s city ...

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Windies respond after Ali ton, Misbah out for 99

-File Photo BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Misbah-ul-Haq missed a Test century by one run for the second consecutive match but Azhar Ali completed three figures as Pakistan took a first innings lead of 81, totalling 393 in reply to the West Indies’ 312 on the third day of the second Test at ...

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Million-dollar Stokes hits maiden T20 century

-File Photo NEW DELHI – Rising Pune Supergiant’s record-breaking investment in Ben Stokes has paid dividends, with the England allrounder delivering a blistering maiden Twenty20 century to secure his Indian Premier League team a crucial victory. Stokes — whose $2.16 million contract broke the IPL signing record for a foreign ...

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West Indies win toss, choose to bat against Pakistan

-File Photo BRIDGETOWN: West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and chose to bat first against Pakistan on the opening morning of the second Test of the three-match series at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Sunday. Following a seven-wicket win in the opening match in Jamaica, Pakistan are introducing ...

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Big Three rollback great news for all: Shahryar

—File Photo LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan has said that he did a lot of effort to break the monopoly of Big Three after becoming chairman Pakistan Cricket Board. Talking to newsmen, he said decisions made by International Cricket Council in its meeting are in our favour. ...

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Boom Boom Afridi refuses farewell offer due to commitments

-GALAXY PICTURE WEB DESK: The all rounder of national cricket team, Shahid Khan Afridi has refused offers of farewell due to his commitments. He thanked former Executive Committee chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the meeting and farewell offers.  On Friday, Boom boom posted a tweet on his official ...

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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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