Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Bangladesh bowl out West Indies for 61

SHAKIB Al Hasan bagged four wickets as the West Indies fell for just 61 in a one-day loss to Bangladesh overnight.

Junaid Khan takes five wickets to rip up Sri Lanka

JUNAID Khan's maiden five-wicket haul helped Pakistan bundle out Sri Lanka for just 197 on the opening day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi.

Alistair Campbell steps down as Zimbabwe's head selector to concentrate on commentary work

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Alistair Campbell resigned as Zimbabwe's head selector on Tuesday to focus more on his work as a commentator, saying there was a conflict of interest in holding both roles.

Salman Butt accused of pressurizing Asif to bowl no-balls

The lawyer representing Mohammad Asif has accused former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt of pressurizing Asif to bowl a no-ball during the Lord's test against England last year.

Shahid Afridi withdraws retirement from international cricket

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has withdrawn his decision of retiring from international cricket and said that he is available to play for the country, according to a news report.

Junaid Khan grabs three as Sri Lanka slump on first day of test

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Left-arm pacer Junaid Khan grabbed 3-21 as Pakistan reduced Sri Lanka to 115-7 at tea on the opening day of the first test on Tuesday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Stop being selfish, Mohsin Khan tells Umar Akmal

KARACHI: Pakistan’s chief selector and interim coach Mohsin Khan has asked middle-order batsman Umar Akmal to “stop being selfish” and work on playing big innings if he wishes to make a successful comeback to the squad.

India leapfrogs England into fourth position in ICC ODI rankings

World champion India has moved ahead of England to fourth position in ICC ODI rankings after taking a 2-0 lead in the ongoing five match series. gland had started the series in fourth position on 113 ratings points but has now slipped to 110 ratings points whereas India has jumped from 112 to 115 ratings points.

South African pacers will target 'desperate' Warner: Mark Boucher

South Africa wicketkeeper Mark Boucher has the pacers will apply the blowtorch to a desperate Australian opener David Warner in the one-day series starting in Centurion on Wednesday.

Spot-fixing case: Salman Butt tells London court about Majeed's 'suspicious' text

Tainted Pakistan cricketer Salman Butt has said that he was "suspicious" and had challenged his former agent, Mazhar Majeed, over involvement in match fixing at the World Twenty20 tournament in 2010.

Cricket Australia's coach hunt goes global

Cricket Australia has launched a global hunt to find next cricket coach.

Pak head coach hiring process ‘halted for time being’: Intikhab Alam

The hiring process of a new coach for the Pakistan cricket team has been delayed, Intikhab Alam, head of the coach-finding committee appointed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), has said.

Umar Akmal working hard in bid to 'remove tag of being suitable only for limited-overs cricket'

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal, who has been dropped from the Test squad for Sri Lanka, has said that he is working hard to regain his place in the team for the longest format of the game.