Gulf News

Ex-Kiwi skipper Congdon passes away

Auckland: Former New Zealand skipper Bevan Congdon passed away on Saturday, one day short of his 80th birthday after a long bout of illness.

‘Play all forms of cricket and on all types of wickets’

OrganisersZaheer Abbas believes playing tennis ball cricket can help cricketers play on bouncy tracks.Dubai.

Nooyi appointed ICC’s first independent female director

Dubai: PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi has been appointed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Board as the governing body’s first independent female director.

India eye historic series win

Johannesburg: High on confidence after three consecutive wins, India will press hard to pocket a historic ODI series when they face a depleted South Africa, who will hope for some AB de Villiers’ magic in the fourth one-dayer at the New Wanderers Stadium on Saturday.

Cricket: Miandad hails Kohli as a genius

Former Pakistan batsman talks about Indian captain’s skills and Under-19 cricket India’s Virat Kohli pulls one to the fence en route to his unbeaten century against South Africa in the third One-Day International.

Kerala Veterans Premier League this weekend

Over 75 former Ranji Trophy players to turn out for six-team event now in its fifth editionDefending champions Absolute Sobers celebrate after winning the fourth edition of the Kerala Veterans Premier League.

Mushrooming T20 tournaments a danger for UAE cricket

The screen grab of the Ajman fixed match which resulted in ICC investigation.

Anil Kumble to present Shyam Bhatia awards this year

Dubai: Shyam Bhatia annual awards will continue its tradition of inviting legendary cricketers for presenting the awards to UAE’s outstanding performers of the season.

Windies to host first day-night Test vs Sri Lanka

Final Test in Barbados to be a landmark affairColombo: The West Indies will host their first ever day-night Test when Sri Lanka tour the Caribbean in June, cricket officials said on Tuesday.

The Big Question: Longer format is the key to developing skills for youngsters

Dubai: With most of the leagues, school and academy matches being conducted in Twenty20 format in the UAE, it hardly gives the youngsters a chance to become a technically sound batsmen.


India close in on big win in second Test

NAGPUR: India reduced Sri Lanka to 145 for eight in their second innings at lunch on the fourth day of the second cricket Test, here today.