Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: 1st ODI Washed Out Due To Rain In Karachi

Heavy rain washed out the opening match of Sri Lanka’s tour of Pakistan before play began on Friday, disappointing cricket fans who had flocked to the stadium for what was to be the first ODI played on a Karachi pitch in a decade. Teams have been reluctant to visit the cricket-mad country since a deadly …

La Liga: Zinedine Zidane Backs Eden Hazard To Shine At Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane insists Eden Hazard will fulfil his potential at Real Madrid despite a slow start since his 100 million euros ($109 million) move from Chelsea in the summer. Hazard picked up a thigh injury the day before Real’s opening La Liga game against Celta Vigo and missed their first three matches of the season. …

England’s Sarah Taylor Retires From International Cricket Over Anxiety Issues

England’s Sarah Taylor on Friday announced her retirement from the international cricket because of an an ongoing battle with anxiety. Sarah Taylor is world’s most successful women’s wicket-keeper with 232 dismissals across three formats. Also, she is England’s second most successful player with 6,533 runs in 226 appearances across three formats of the game. In 126 One …

Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur To Lead India Women’s Team In West Indies ODIs, T20Is

Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur will captain the India women’s ODI and T20I teams respectively for the team’s tour of the West Indies in November, the BCCI said in a statement. India are scheduled to play three ODIs in Antigua and five T20Is in St Lucia and Guyana. Shafali Varma, who recently became India’s youngest …

Mickey Arthur Says Remarks About Wasim Akram, Misbah-Ul-Haq Were “Dignified”

The committee decided against renewing Arthur’s contract, which paved the way for Misbah to be named the country’s chief selector and new head coach. Arthur said he had supported the participation of both Wasim and Misbah on the committee but was disappointed with the decision after placing his trust in them. “I guess the only …