Cricket


8-year ban for Streak

Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak has been handed an eight-year ban for five breaches of the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code, the governing body said yesterday....

April 15, 2021, Thursday


Archer faces 2-week rehab

England fast bowler Jofra Archer has had surgery to remove a fragment of glass that had been lodged in his right middle finger since January, when his fish tank broke as he cleaned it at home....

April 1, 2021, Thursday


Perera’s 6 sixes in an over

Allrounder Thisara Perera has become the first Sri Lankan cricketer to hit six sixes off one over during a domestic match in Colombo....

March 31, 2021, Wednesday


Southampton to host

The final of the ICC World Test Championship between India and New Zealand will be held at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton in June, cricket’s governing body ICC said yesterday....

March 11, 2021, Thursday


Pollard hits six sixes off hat-trick man Dananjaya

Akila Dananjaya went from hero to zero in the space of two overs, claiming a hat-trick before being smashed for six sixes by Kieron Pollard as West Indies beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in their first...

March 5, 2021, Friday


Australia draws Proteas ire

Australia’s decision to pull out of next month’s three-test tour in South Africa due to the COVID-19 pandemic is “extremely disappointing” considering the hosts had put in place a number of safety measures,...

February 3, 2021, Wednesday


2 UAE players in dock

Two senior international cricketers from the United Arab Emirates were found guilty yesterday of attempting to fix T20 World Cup qualifying matches in 2019....

January 27, 2021, Wednesday


Pant smashes India to series test win for the ages

Rishabh Pant unleashed a batting maelstrom to blast India to an incredible three-wicket win in the fourth test decider yesterday as Ajinkya Rahane’s injury-ravaged tourists humbled Australia with a 2-1...

January 20, 2021, Wednesday


1st female umpire in tests

Australian Claire Polosak became the first woman to officiate at a men’s test yesterday when she took up her role as fourth umpire for the match between Australia and India....

January 8, 2021, Friday


England’s Ali tests positive

England allrounder Moeen Ali is self-isolating for 10 days after testing positive for the coronavirus, the national team said yesterday, a day after the squad arrived in Sri Lanka for a two-test tour....

January 5, 2021, Tuesday




 

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