June 5: Sports 360 report by Waseem Ahmed states that Pakistan’s tour of Ireland and England came to an end with an innings defeat at the hands of the latter in the second Test at Headingley.
Australia say sledging is good, but abuse crosses line LONDON: Australia coach Justin Langer insisted “sledging’s a good thing” as the team prepared to face England in their first series since March’s dramatic ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.
NEW DELHI: India’s football international against Kenya on Monday sold out in hours following captain Sunil Chhetri’s emotional plea for fans to support the team after barely 2,500 people turned up to watch them play last week.
LEEDS, United Kingdom: England went in search of a first-innings lead as the second Test against Pakistan finally resumed after rain meant there was no play before lunch on Saturday’s second day at Headingley.
COLOMBO: The International Cricket Council said Saturday it was investigating allegations that a Sri Lankan groundsman had agreed to tamper with the pitch to alter the result of an upcoming Test match against England.
May 25: The News report by Murtaza Ali Shah states that British Prime Minister Theresa May has praised the performance of Pakistan cricket team at the Lord’s historic cricket ground.
LONDON: Pakistan will give up wearing ‘smart watches’ after being told to ditch them by the International Cricket Council as an anti-corruption measure during the opening day’s play of the first Test against England at Lord’s on Thursday.
LONDON: Pakistan pacemen Mohammad Abbas and Hasan Ali took four wickets apiece as England suffered yet another top-order collapse at Lord’s on Thursday.
England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat in the first cricket Test against Pakistan at Lord's on Thursday.
May 23: News.com.au states that PAKISTAN coach Mickey Arthur believes his “fearless” side have everything to gain when they face an “under the pump” England in the first Test at Lord’s on Thursday night (AEST).