Shakib ruled out of New Zealand ODI series with fresh injury

Shakib ruled out of New Zealand ODI series with fresh injury

DHAKA: Bangladesh suffered a fresh injury blow ahead of next week’s One-day international series against New Zealand on Saturday, after the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan had been ruled out with a finger fracture. Shakib sustained the injury to his left ring finger while batting in the final of the sixth edition of Bangladesh Premier League ...

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Amir set for Essex T20 return

Amir set for Essex T20 return

LONDON: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir is set to join up with Essex again for a spell in the forthcoming domestic Twenty20 Blast competition, the English county announced on Friday. The 26-year-old left-arm quick helped Essex win the first-class County Championship in 2017 during a stint that saw him take career-best figures of 10 for 72 against Yorkshire at Scarborough. ...

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Pakistan’s youngest taekwondo athlete has eyes on the Olympics

Pakistan’s youngest taekwondo athlete has eyes on the Olympics

Ayesha Ayaz, Pakistan’s youngest ever taekwondo athlete who won the bronze medal in the 27kg category during the 7th Fujairah Open International Taekwondo Championship in UAE, says she wants to take part in the Olympics to make her country proud. She was talking at an event organised in her honour at Kanju after she returned home from UAE. Aysha’s parents ...

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Pakistan hit back to level women’s ODI series with WI

Pakistan hit back to level women’s ODI series with WI

DUBAI: Pace bowler Diana Baig ensured that the good work by batters Sidra Amin and Nida Dar does not go to waste as Pakistan women made a strong comeback in the three-match ODI series against West Indies women with a 34-run win in the second ODI played at the ICC Academy in Dubai on Saturday. Diana ripped through the West ...

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Miandad Ilyas hail Sarfraz’s appointment as captain for World Cup

Miandad Ilyas hail Sarfraz’s appointment as captain for World Cup

LAHORE: Legendary batsman Javed Miandad and former Test cricketer Mohammad Ilyas have hailed Pakistan Cricket Board’s recent decision of appointing Sarfraz Ahmed as captain till this year’s World Cup being staged in England and Wales. Talking to Dawn on Saturday, former Pakistan skipper Miandad reckoned except for the racist-remark episode in South Africa Sarfraz has led the team well. “Yes ...

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ICC Men’s T20I Team Rankings

ICC Men's T20I Team Rankings

Pos Team Weighted Matches Points Rating 1  Pakistan 39 5,280 135 2  India 43 5,361 125 3  South Africa 25 2,960 118 4  England 22 2,586 118 5  Australia 28 3,266 117 6  New Zealand 27 3,116 115 7  West Indies 27 2,725 101 8  Afghanistan 27 2,490 92 9  Sri Lanka 30 2,580 86 10  Bangladesh 30 2,321 77 ...

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ICC Men’s Test Team Rankings

ICC Men's T20I Team Rankings

Pos Team Weighted Matches Points Rating 1  India 43 5,007 116 2  South Africa 39 4,280 110 3  England 49 5,310 108 4  New Zealand 30 3,213 107 5  Australia 44 4,566 104 6  Sri Lanka 48 4,256 89 7  Pakistan 32 2,803 88 8  West Indies 35 2,463 70 9  Bangladesh 25 1,727 69 10  Zimbabwe 11 138 13

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Men’s ODI Team Rankings

ICC Men's T20I Team Rankings

Pos Team Weighted Matches Points Rating 1  England 55 6,918 126 2  India 66 8,058 122 3  South Africa 50 5,545 111 4  New Zealand 51 5,645 111 5  Pakistan 48 4,872 102 6  Australia 43 4,290 100 7  Bangladesh 39 3,608 93 8  Sri Lanka 57 4,426 78 9  West Indies 40 2,899 72 10  Afghanistan 36 2,394 67 ...

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