Latest Stories
West Indies stun Pakistan by five wickets to enter semi-finals of Under-19 World Cup
West Indies stun Pakistan by five wickets to enter semi-finals of Under-19 World Cup

Tevin Imlach’s half century played a vital role in guiding West Indies towards the target.Skipper Shimron Hetmyer and Tevin Imlach hit half-centuries as the West Indies upset Pakistan by five wickets to cruise into the semi-finals of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh on Monday.Hetmyer scored 52 and Imlach made 54 to ensure a gallant 113 by Umaid Masood went in vain as the West Indies surpassed Pakistan’s 227 for six wit

Feb 8 2016
Stats: Brendon McCullum becomes only the fourth batsman to hit 200 ODI sixes
Stats: Brendon McCullum becomes only the fourth batsman to hit 200 ODI sixes

Brendon McCullum finished his ODI career with a record and a winAfter Brendon McCullum gave New Zealand a blistering start in the final ODI against Australia, like he usually does, his side gave him the perfect send-off as they defended 246 and won the Chappell-Hadlee trophy.During his whirlwind 47, McCullum also managed to achieve something that only three players had done before him. Hit 200 sixes in ODI cricket.Playing in his final ODI, McCull

Feb 8 2016
Down the memory lane: Remembering Anil Kumble's perfect ten at the Kotla
Down the memory lane: Remembering Anil Kumble's perfect ten at the Kotla

On this day, Anil Kumble became the second player in the history of Test cricket to take all 10 wickets in an innings.Before February 7th, 1999 not many Indians would have heard about Jim Laker. But a certain turn of events on that foggy day in India’s capital New Delhi, meant that Laker was now a household name and a new phrase- perfect 10- was a part of the vocabulary of an Indian cricket fan. The protagonist of this event

Feb 7 2016
Yasir Shah banned by ICC for failing drug test
Yasir Shah banned by ICC for failing drug test

ICC bans Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah for three monthsPakistani spinner Yasir Shah has been banned for three months by the ICC after failing a drug test. The leg-spinner tested positive for a prohibited substance back in December. However, Yasir will be available to play again post March 27, once the retrospective penalty ends.Shah's suspension is a major blow to Pakistan cricket, and a shock to the cricketing fraternity, especi

Feb 7 2016
Shoaib Akhtar believes this generation is missing out on the beauty of the India-Pakistan rivalry
Shoaib Akhtar believes this generation is missing out on the beauty of the India-Pakistan rivalry

Shoaib Akhtar has expressed his disappointment over the lack of matches between India and Pakistan. There has been much speculation about the India-Pakistan series whether it will occur or not. Both sets of fans are very disappointed by the lack of matches between the two arch-rivals. The last time these two neighboring nations faced each other in a bilateral series was in 2012 when Pakistan came to India, since then they have only

Pakistan tops Group B after beating Sri Lanka in the Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2016
Pakistan tops Group B after beating Sri Lanka in the Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2016

Pakistani players celebrating the fall of a Sri Lankan wicket. (Photo courtesy: ICC)Pakistan rode on a fine all-round performance by Hasan Mohsin to defeat Sri Lanka by 23 runs in the last league match and top Group B in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh on Wednesday.Mohsin top-scored with 86 and then rattled Sri Lanka with two early wickets as Pakistan fought back after being dismissed for 212 to bowl its rival out for 189 in Mirp

Feb 3 2016
5 cricketers who bowled with both hands
5 cricketers who bowled with both hands

Ambidexterity is a trait which has existed in cricket for a long time now. The most common examples one can come across is a player batting right-handed and bowling with his left arm and vice versa. The rarest form of this trait has been batsmen playing with both hands, the only memorable instance being Kevin Pietersen's switch hit. Another unique form of ambidexterity in cricket has been that of cricketers bowling with both hands in the sam

Feb 3 2016
Saqlain Mushtaq only watches India's matches to see Ravichandran Ashwin bowl
Saqlain Mushtaq only watches India's matches to see Ravichandran Ashwin bowl

Ravichandran Ashwin was the highest taker in Test matches in 2015Saqlain Mushtaq, the Pakistani off-spinner, who was the quickest to 100 ODI wickets, a record that has lasted close to two decades. Saqlain was Pakistan’s premier spin option for a long time till an injury bogged him down and Danish Kaneria went past him.He disappeared from internationals scene by 2004, when he picked up that injury. His variations were the soul of his of

Feb 3 2016
10 greatest ODI performances of all time
10 greatest ODI performances of all time

Penning down a list of top sporting performances isn’t as easy a task as it might seem on the surface. And if the game happens to be Cricket, the complexity simply compounds. With over 3,700 ODIs being played since its accidental inception in 1971, the genre has witnessed several legends. Records have been created and erased, and benchmarks have been elevated in the midst of an ever evolving game. And needless to say, every decade has had i

Feb 2 2016
Ahmed Shehzad gets trolled by commentators for his similarities and dissimilarities with Virat Kohli
Ahmed Shehzad gets trolled by commentators for his similarities and dissimilarities with Virat Kohli

Ahmed Shehzad and Virat KohliAhmed Shehzad and Virat Kohli, though showing similar promise in their initial cricketing years, have gone on different paths in their career. While the 27-year-old Indian is now the heir-apparent to the India captaincy and blazing his way through batting records, the 24-year-old Pakistani is struggling to hold his place in a threadbare batting order.In the 3rd ODI of the series against New Zealand, Shehzad was b

Feb 2 2016
5 instances when a fielder won a match single-handedly
5 instances when a fielder won a match single-handedly

Cricket is a team sport and every individual has a role to play in the side. The different skillsets of various individual players combine together to form a team. Bowling, batting and fielding are the three most important aspects of the game. While batsmen and bowlers get all the applauds for their efforts, fielders often remain the unsung heroes.  There have been a lot of instances when a bowler has changed the co

Feb 2 2016
Younis Khan clears the air about his sudden retirement from ODIs
Younis Khan clears the air about his sudden retirement from ODIs

Younis Khan played in 265 ODIs for PakistanThere was a big controversy in Pakistan cricket after former national skipper, Younis Khan, abruptly announced his retirement from One-day Internationals during Pakistan’s ODI series with England in November. The Asian giants had lost the series and many blamed Younis for the defeat.However, the 38-year-old has finally broken silence on his decision to retire. Younis said, "

Feb 2 2016
10 creative and witty signs seen in the crowd at cricket stadiums
10 creative and witty signs seen in the crowd at cricket stadiums

Cricket fans often scream themselves hoarse trying to have their voices heard. They exert every ounce of their strength in yelling as loud as they can in order to make a statement. Some fans though wise up and figure that a better way of having their message heard is by changing the medium of transmission from audio to visual. Fans unleash their creativity in coming up with some witty and eye catching signs and placards, often directed towards a

Feb 1 2016
Waqar Younis believes Mohammad Amir is slowly getting back to his peak
Waqar Younis believes Mohammad Amir is slowly getting back to his peak

Amir returned to international cricket after a five-year ban for charges of corruption.Waqar Younis praised comeback fast-bowler Mohammad Amir for his performances in the just concluded ODI series between Pakistan and New Zealand but believes he is still a long way from his best, ESPN Cricinfo reports. The 23-year-old left-arm fast bowler, playing his first international series since making his comeback to the national team having serve

Jan 31 2016
New Zealand seal ODI series by winning the 3rd ODI against Pakistan
New Zealand seal ODI series by winning the 3rd ODI against Pakistan

Jubilant New Zealand players with the winners trophy.After winning the three-match T20I series against Pakistan, New Zealand also won the three-match ODI series today at Eden Park, Auckland. The New Zealand cricket team have won every home series they have played since October 2014, in all formats.They won the series 2-0 with the second match was abandoned due to rain. The third ODI was also interrupted briefly by nature but in the end, the

Jan 31 2016
Load More