Monthly Archives: April 2019

Windies name Gayle and Russell in World Cup squad Pollard misses out

Windies name Gayle and Russell in World Cup squad Pollard misses out

St. John´s, Antigua and Barbuda: The West Indies named star players Chris Gayle and Andre Russell in their 2019 World Cup squad on Wednesday, although allrounder Kieron Pollard was among those left out. Big-hitting opening batsman Gayle returned to the Windies one-day international side in their 2-2 series draw against top-ranked England earlier this year, scoring two hundreds and two ...

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USA secure ODI status for first time

USA secure ODI status for first time

WINDHOEK: The United States on Wednesday sealed one-day international status for the first time with a third straight victory at the World Cricket League Division Two event in Namibia. The Americans, whose only previous experience of ODI cricket was at the 2004 Champions Trophy, thrashed Hong Kong by 84 runs to wrap up a top-four place in the six-team competition. ...

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These Are the Final Squads for All Teams Participating in World Cup 2019

These Are the Final Squads for All Teams Participating in World Cup 2019

All nations participating in the ICC World Cup 2019 have announced their squads for the event, which gets underway on 30th May in England and Wales. The teams can still make adjustments to their 15-member provisional squads for the World Cup before the tournament officially kicks off. Here are the complete squads, which have been announced by all the participating nations: ...

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Shadab ruled out of England series due to virus

Shadab ruled out of England series due to virus

Wrist spinner Shadab Khan has been ruled out of the series against England after blood tests revealed that he is suffering from a virus. The series against England, comprising a T20I and five ODIs, will be played from May 5-19. Details about Shadab’s replacement will be announced in due course, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Sunday. The PCB ...

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We have firepower to post 300-350 in World Cup: Sarfraz

We have firepower to post 300-350 in World Cup: Sarfraz

KARACHI: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed believes he won’t be under any pressure while batting up the order in the World Cup and his team is fully capable of posting 300-350 with regular frequency in the mega event that commences in England from May 30. The ICC Champions Trophy winning captain was speaking to Dawnover the phone in an exclusive interview on ...

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Pakistan batsmen look forward to World Cup challenge

Pakistan batsmen look forward to World Cup challenge

LAHORE: Pakistan’s top batsmen are looking forward to the big challenge. Two days before departing from England where they face the hosts ahead of the World Cup, Mohammad Hafeez, Babar Azam and Abid Ali seem quietly confident about Pakistan’s chances and their performances. Pakistan leave for England on Tuesday where they will play five One-day Internationals and a Twenty20 before ...

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Paceman Hamid makes surprise return to Afghanistan squad

Paceman Hamid makes surprise return to Afghanistan squad

KABUL: Afghanistan named fast bowler Hamid Hassan, who last played for the national side in July 2016, in their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup on Monday. Hamid, 31, has played 32 One-day Internationals for the war-torn nation and was also part of Afghanistan’s maiden appearance at the 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand four years back ...

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Afghanistan Team Squad Name For World Cup 2k19

Afghanistan Team Squad Name For World Cup 2k19

KABUL: Spin sensation Rashid Khan and all-rounder Mohammad Nabi will spearhead Afghanistan’s assault on the World Cup after a 15-man squad was announced on Monday. Seaming all-rounder Gulbadin Naib will captain the side when they head to England and Wales for the global showpiece which begins on May 30, the Afghanistan Cricket Board said. Joining the spin attack of Khan ...

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Pakistan cricket team leaves for England to play ODI series World Cup

Pakistan cricket team leaves for England to play ODI series World Cup

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team  on Monday left for England  on  a  hectic tour during which green shirts will play one T20 practice match, a Twenty20 International, four 50-over warm-up matches and five ODIs before participating in  ICC World Cup. Pakistan  will play the T20I against England on may 5 at  Cardiff, while the first ODI  of five -match series  would ...

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Good to be World Cup underdogs says Pakistan captain Sarfraz

Good to be World Cup underdogs says Pakistan captain Sarfraz

LAHORE: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said on Monday that being underdogs in next month´s World Cup eases the pressure on his young team, who leave for the tournament this week. Pakistan will play three warm-up matches before taking on joint-hosts England in a five-match one-day series and a Twenty20. The 1992 World Cup winners start their campaign against the West ...

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