Dubai [UAE], April 3 : Pakistan wrist-spinner Shadab Khan has been fined 20 percent of his match fee and received one demerit point for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during his side’s second T20I match against the West Indies in Karachi. The 19-year-old was found to have violated Article 2.1.7 of […]

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Sydney [Australia], Apr. 04 : The Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) has asked Cricket Australia to review the “disproportionate” sanctions imposed on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft who were embroiled in the ball-tampering scandal during the Cape Town Test. Following the ball-tampering scandal that rocked Australia cricket, Smith and Warner were banned for a […]

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Kolkata [India], April 2 : England seamer Tom Curran has been called in the Kolkata Knight Riders’ squad as a replacement for injured Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc for the upcoming 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Earlier, Starc was ruled out of the IPL after sustaining a stress fracture in his leg. […]

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Kolkata, April 2 : Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) could be boosted by the presence of principal owner and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan cheering the team from the stands when they kickstart their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign against Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. It was learnt from […]

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Mumbai, April 2 : Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, who was scheduled to perform at the opening ceremony of the forthcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season, won’t shake a leg at the event to avoid aggravating a shoulder injury. Ranveer had injured his shoulder during a football match. He has been strictly advised by doctors to […]

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Florida [U.S.A], April 2 : American tennis star Sloane Stephens has broken into the top ten of the latest Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings after clinching a title at the Miami Open. Yesterday, the 25-year-old edged past fast-hitting Latvian Jelena Ostapenko 7-6 (7-5), 6-1 in the finals of the Miami Masters that lasted for an […]

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Karachi [Pakistan], April 2 : Former Pakistani cricketer Aamer Sohail has asked Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to learn from Australia’s handling of the ball-tampering scandal and change its lenient attitude towards controversies surrounding the game. “We have a very lenient attitude to such problems and have shown no resolve in handling these problems head-on. If […]

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Madrid [Spain], Apr. 02 : Tennis ace Rafael Nadal on Monday returned to his lost number one spot in men’s professional tennis. The Spaniard will now begin his 168th week as world No. 1. Nadal lost his top spot to his long-term rival Roger Federer when the latter defeated his Dutch opponent Robin Haase at […]

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New Delhi [India], April 2 : Rajasthan Royals have named South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen as a replacement for former Australian skipper Steve Smith for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), beginning April 7. Smith was due to lead the Rajasthan Royals in the upcoming edition of the T20I lucrative league, but […]

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