Gulf News

UAE to stay Pakistan’s home venue this year

Dubai: UAE will make their international cricket venues available for Pakistan this year despite intense demand from a number of other parties to play here from September.

T20 Global league owners hit out at Cricket South Africa

Ajay Sethi (left), owner of the Nelson Mandela Bay Stars, with marquee player Imran Tahir after the bids last year.

Pakistan board, ICC summons Umar Akmal over fixing claims

Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has summoned Umar Akmal on Wednesday after the batsman claimed in a TV interview that he was approached to fix matches, especially the contest against arch-rivals India in the 2015 ICC World Cup.

Commissioner: ‘Kabaddi biggest emerging sport’

Anupam Goswami, league commissioner of Pro Kabaddi and secretary of the organising committee of Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018.

Kabaddi to become an Olympic sport soon: Rathore

Action from the opening match between India and Pakistan at the Al Wasl Sports Club on Friday.

Kabaddi to become an Olympic sport soon: Rathore

Dubai: “Kabaddi will soon become a global sport,” remarked India’s Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.

PCB in talks with Australia, NZ for a possible tour to Pakistan

Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is in talks with Australia and New Zealand for a possible tour here later this year.

Suri wins Al Dhaid T20 Bash for Bukhatir XI

Sharjah: UAE’s young opener Chirag Suri, who has also begun a new innings as a coach and set up his own cricket academy at the Repton School, provided ample evidence of his abilities on the pitch with a match-winning century in the final of the first Al Dhaid T20 Bash 2018 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

Morgan to lead against Australia, Scotland

London: England’s limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has been included in the One Day International (ODI) squad to face Australia and Scotland despite suffering a finger injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Wednesday.


Women’s cricket: From bunk beds to five-stars

'I remember staying in an accommodation with bunk beds for my first World Cup, in 2005' 'For domestic matches, we often travelled unreserved in trains' From bunk beds and unreserved train tickets to staying in five-star hotels and flying business class, women's cricket has undergone a 'massive' change, feels one of its biggest stars Jhulan Goswami.