Monday , 23 April 2018

Tag Archives: Cricket

Pakistan spreading it’s wings on global sports and entertainment stage with the launch of Pakistan Super League

PCB-Pakistan Super League

So, what happens when sports and showbiz come together? A mega event with all eyes on it. And when the sport is none other than Pakistan’s unofficial national game, cricket, which is religiously followed by Pakistanis of all age groups, it has to be something big.  While the first edition of Pakistan’s biggest cricket tournament, Pakistan Super League, was announced ... Read More »

Stop running after BCCI; Miandad’s message to PCB

Former Pakistani captain and Coach Javed Miandad has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board to stop running after the BCCI to resume bilateral ties between the two nations. Miandad said, the inflammatory statements given by Indian leaders and ministers were most unfortunate and would not help Indo-Pak cricket relations. As per local media reports he said, “I don't think these inflammatory ... Read More »

Bangladesh cricketer faces arrest over alleged maid abuse

DHAKA: Bangladesh police said on Monday they are seeking to arrest national cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife for allegedly beating their 11-year-old maid who works in their home.Police raided the house of the pace bowler and his wife Nritto Shahadat on Sunday night after officers found the injured and crying maid on a street in the capital Dhaka."She had ... Read More »

I could never play my brother, says Djokovic

NEW YORK: Novak Djokovic tipped his hat to Serena and Venus Williams ahead of their 27th career meeting but admitted Sunday he would find it impossible to play his own brother.The world number one has two tennis-playing younger brothers — 24-year-old Marko and Djorde, who's 20.Both play on the sport's lower-level tours, which suits Djokovic just fine.That's a luxury which ... Read More »

Mladenovic beats Makarova to reach US Open last eight

NEW YORK: France's Kristina Mladenovic ousted Russian 13th seed Ekaterina Makarova 7-6 (7/2), 4-6, 6-1 early Monday morning to reach the US Open quarter-finals.Already on her deepest Grand Slam run, the 22-year-old ranked 40th in the world booked a last-eight date Tuesday against Italy's Roberta Vinci.Vinci won by walkover when Canada's Eugenie Bouchard withdrew from their fourth-round match due to ... Read More »

Federer, Wawrinka aim to end home hopes

NEW YORK: Five-time champion Roger Federer and his French Open-winning compatriot Stan Wawrinka will look to end American hopes in the US Open men's singles at the fourth round stage on Monday.World number two Federer aims to reach his 11th US Open quarter-final when he tackles American 13th seed John Isner, against who he holds a 4-1 career lead.Federer, 34, ... Read More »

Malaysia threatens to suspend FA over 10-0 drubbing

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's sports minister has threatened to suspend the country's football body after last week's record 10-0 drubbing which has already prompted their coach to quit.Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said he was prepared to take "drastic" measures against the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) after the embarrassing World Cup qualifying defeat to UAE.Khairy warned he may come ... Read More »

Serena to meet Venus in US Open quarters, Bouchard out

NEW YORK: Serena Williams, chasing a calendar Grand Slam, advanced to a dramatic US Open quarter-final showdown with sister Venus on Sunday while a concussion forced Canada's Eugenie Bouchard out of the tournament.World number one Serena served well in moving within three match victories of a 2015 sweep of major titles by defeating US 19th seed Madison Keys 6-3, 6-3.Serena, ... Read More »

Slattery wins Russian Open

MOSCOW: England's Lee Slattery claimed his first European Tour title in four years by just one shot at the Moscow Open on Sunday.Slattery, 37, posted a two-under-par 69 in his fourth round at Skolkovo Golf Club to finish on 15 under and secure a first victory since the Madrid Masters in 2011.Argentine Estanislao Goya finished second on 14 under, with ... Read More »

Serena, Venus to meet in US Open quarters, Bouchard out

NEW YORK: Serena and Venus Williams advanced to a dramatic US Open quarter-final showdown with straight-set triumphs Sunday while Canada's Eugenie Bouchard withdrew from her fourth-round match due to a concussion.World number one Serena Williams served well in moving within three match victories of a rare calendar Grand Slam with a 6-3, 6-3 triumph over US 19th seed Madison Keys.Serena ... Read More »