Fact Check: Did Sri Lanka U19’s Matheesha Pathirana bowl a 175 kph delivery against India?

Matheesha Pathirana seemingly bowled a 175 kph missile to India U19’s Yashashvi Jaiswal in the fourth over of their innings in an ICC U19 World Cup encounter in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Shared News| January 21, 2020 8:12:36 am Matheesha Pathirana has a bowling action reminiscent of Lasith Malinga. (Source: ICC) Matheesha Pathirana, Sri Lanka U19’s […]

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Big Bash League: Rashid Khan bags his fifth hat-trick in T20 cricket

Rashid has been exceptional for the Adelaide Strikers in the ongoing BBL season. Shared News| January 8, 2020 2:10:07 pm Rashid Khan, who is currently playing for Adelaide Strikers in Big Bash League in Australia, has hit the headlines for his cricketing heroics. The Afghanistan all-rounder scripted his fifth hat-trick in T20 cricket on Wednesday […]

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Meet fitness standards or get ready for pay cut, PCB warns contracted players

Shared News| January 4, 2020 9:03:05 am Pakistan’s centrally contracted players, including Babar Azam, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Shaheen Afridi are set to undergo fitness tests on January 6 and 7. (File Photo) Pakistan’s centrally-contracted players will have to meet the fitness standards set by the team management or else lose 15 per cent of their […]

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Indian Women’s cricket team continue their upward curve in 2019

India women cricket team rose to fame at the 2017 World Cup – despite a final loss. (Source: AP) The Indian Women’s Cricket Team continued their upward curve to emerge as one of the stronger forces in international cricket after finishing second on the ICC ODI rankings in 2019. Senior members Mithali Raj and Jhulan […]

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Misbah-ul-Haq indicates it is end of the road for Muhammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik

Shared News| January 1, 2020 11:05:49 am Misbah said Pakistan’s performances in white-ball cricket suffered since their main players like Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan lost form at a crucial time. ( Source: File Photo) Banking on the young talent, Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq hoped for better results in 2020 […]

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You can’t say it doesn’t hurt, Hanuma Vihari on IPL snub

Shared News| December 29, 2019 3:55:55 pm Andhra captain Hanuma Vihari. Reuters File At 160/6, India had been under the pump at the Oval. As Ravindra Jadeja joined him, Hanuma Vihari suddenly became the senior partner on his Test debut. It was the fifth Test in England in September 2018. Vihari responded to the challenge […]

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ICC must stop international cricket in India, not safe country: Javed Miandad

“Now we will see what justice ICC (deliver),” Javed Miandad said on the proposal of international cricket being banned in India. (File Photo) Shared News| December 27, 2019 6:20:27 pm Former Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad has said the ICC should declare that India is unsafe to tour for foreign countries. “ICC, come forward and tell […]

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Watch: ‘He knows the bloke in the truck’, Tim Paine’s hilarious dig over lbw review

Tim Paine dropped yet another comical sledge in this Australian summer. (Twitter) Shared News| December 27, 2019 2:20:31 pm Australia skipper Tim Paine is not the one to shy away from spicing up things in the middle with some witty chatter from behind the stumps. In the ongoing Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket […]

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