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Misbah hails Shafiq for fighting ton

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hailed Asad Shafiq's defiant century as among the "classiest" he had ever seen after the knock of 137 all but drove Pakistan to a famous victory over Australia in the first Test in Brisbane on Monday.

January 8, 2017
January 8, 2017

Djokovic admits ‘unacceptable’ to hit ball into crowd

Novak Djokovic said he did not intentionally hit a ball into the crowd during his Qatar Open final against Andy Murray, an incident which threatened to take the gloss off his victory.

December 19, 2016
December 19, 2016

Misbah hails Shafiq for fighting ton

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hailed Asad Shafiq's defiant century as among the "classiest" he had ever seen after the knock of 137 all but drove Pakistan to a famous victory over Australia in the first Test in Brisbane on Monday.

December 19, 2016
December 19, 2016

Aus prevent record chase to pip Pak

Australia prevented a world-record, 490-run chase by Pakistan on Friday to win a gripping first Test by just 39 runs and preserve their 28-year unbeaten streak at Brisbane's Gabba ground.

December 14, 2016
December 14, 2016

Arthur's Pak aim for Aus history

The Pakistan team, six years in the making and armed with insider knowledge from coach Mickey Arthur, are poised to make history in Australia, veteran skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said Wednesday.

November 24, 2016
November 24, 2016

Smith's terrible trot with the toss

Australia skipper has lost his past six coin tosses in Test matches after Proteas leader Faf du Plessis called correctly at the Adelaide Oval.

November 24, 2016
November 24, 2016

Du Plessis ton puts Proteas in strong position

Skipper Faf du Plessis put his ball tampering controversy behind him to defy Australia's bowlers with a steely century to put South Africa in early control of the day-night third Test in Adelaide today.

November 23, 2016
November 23, 2016

Former Pak cricketers ask ICC to ban Kohli

Former Pakistan cricketers and an ex-Pakistan Cricket Board chairman on Tuesday demanded of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to ban Indian skipper Virat Kohli for ball-tampering.

November 18, 2016
November 18, 2016

Proteas captain du Plessis charged with ball tampering

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been charged with ball tampering during the second test against Australia in Hobart, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Friday.

November 13, 2016
November 13, 2016

Bolt to train with Borussia Dortmund

Usain Bolt plans to train with Borussia Dortmund as he considers pursuing a football career after his retirement from athletics.

July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

Finn, Ball dropped

England captain Alastair Cook announces that the hosts had reduced their squad for the second Test against Pakistan from 14 to 12 after dropping Steven Finn and Jake Ball.