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Sethi optimistic about New Zealand touring Pakistan

KARACHI Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi is positive about New Zealand touring Pakistan after the Blackcaps said they are considering the request. New...

Premier League is coming to UK Amazon Prime

ENGLAND Amazon Prime will show live Premier League matches from 2019 in the UK. The technology giant has bought a football package that will give it exclusive TV —...

Saudi Arabia to raise $1.5bn by privatising sports clubs

Saudi Arabia The Chairman of the Saudi General Sports Authority (GSA), Turki Al Sheikh, said yesterday that Saudi Arabia aims to raise between $800 million and $1.5...

For Putin, World Cup shows Russia cannot be caged by hostile West

MOSCOW Vladimir Putin is struggling to get a summit with Donald Trump, has little hope of ending Western sanctions, and is seen in much of the West as a pariah. So...

Holder, Dowrich rescue West Indies in Sri Lanka opener

PORT OF SPAIN West Indies rode their luck through a challenging first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka to reach 246 for six at stumps at the Queen’s Park Oval...

Bismah, Nida star in Pak women victory in Asia Cup

KUALA LUMPUR In the eighth over of Sri Lanka’s chase of 137, Pakistan appeared on course for their second straight loss of the tournament. But then came the first blow...

James Sutherland resigns as Cricket Australia chief executive

MELBOURNE An era ended as James Sutherland joined the growing line of departures from Cricket Australia in the wake of the Newlands ball-tampering scandal, though he...

Waseem appointed head coach of Sweden cricket team

Cricket Sweden believes Wasim’s experience of playing cricket in the Netherlands will be helpful for cricketers ahead of the tournament news desk Karachi Former...

‘Spiderman’ de Villiers defies gravity with stunning catch

‘Spiderman’ de Villiers defies gravity with stunning catch news desk Bengaluru AB de Villiers seems to make it a habit of being spectacular in whatever he does on a...

Zimbabwe appoint Rajput as interim cricket coach

DNA HARARE Zimbabwe on Thursday appointed Indian Lalchand Rajput as interim cricket coach to replace Heath Streak, who was sacked in March after failing to qualify for...