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Hobart Hurricanes beat Melbourne Stars in BBL

Photo Courtesy: FOX Cricket/Twitter Melbourne Stars suffered their second straight defeat as they lost to hosts Hobart Hurricanes by six wickets in their Big Bash League fixture in Hobart on Monday. The Stars, being sent in to bat first, scored 155-5 in their 20 overs. Skipper Glenn Maxwell played a ...

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Islamabad trounce Multan in National T20 Cup

Photo Courtesy: PCB/Twitter Abid Ali’s unbeaten half-century helped Islamabad beat Multan by seven wickets in their National T20 Cup fixture on Sunday. Islamabad won the toss and chose to field. Multan were bowled out for a low total of 117 in 19 overs. Zeeshan Malik made 57 runs off 55 ...

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Paine relishing intense rivalry with Kohli

Photo: AFP Australia skipper Tim Paine said Monday he is relishing his sometimes heated battle with animated Indian counterpart Virat Kohli, and promised “intense, hard” cricket in the crunch Boxing Day Test at Melbourne. The pair had some testy exchanges in the second Test at Perth, which at one point ...

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Melbourne Renegades triumph over Adelaide in Big Bash League

Photo Courtesy: ESPNCricinfo Melbourne Renegades beat Adelaide Strikers by five wickets in their Big Bash League fixture in Adelaide on Sunday. Adelaide Strikers, being sent in to bat first, posted a total of 174-5 in their 20 overs with Matthew Short scoring a half-century. Short made 65 runs from 41 ...

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Rawalpindi thump Karachi Whites in National T20 Cup fixture

Photo: PCB/Twitter Rawalpindi beat Karachi Whites by eight wickets in their National T20 Cup fixture in Multan on Sunday. Rawalpindi won the toss and opted to field first. Karachi Whites could only manage 122-9 in their 20 overs. Awais Zia was the top-scorer with 48 runs in 44 balls, with ...

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Boxer Stevenson comes out of coma

File Photo Former light-heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson has come out of a coma three weeks after a knockout loss to Oleksandr Gvozdyk, the fighter’s girlfriend said Saturday. Simone “Sisi” God, issued a statement via social media saying the fighter was awake. “Despite recent reports being leaked to media, I ...

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Real Madrid complete hat-trick of Club World Cup wins

Photo: AFP Real Madrid eased to a third straight Club World Cup title as Luka Modric and Sergio Ramos scored in a 4-1 final victory over home team Al Ain in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. The European champions have struggled at times this season but had little trouble in brushing ...

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Messi, Dembele star as Barcelona beat Celta Vigo

Photo: AFP Barcelona held off Atletico Madrid to ensure they will be three points clear at the top of La Liga going into the winter break after beating a spirited Celta Vigo 2-0 at the Camp Nou on Saturday. First-half goals from Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi were enough to ...

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