The Pakistan Super League (PSL)’s second edition kicked off with a fanfare and ended on a success note, in particular after the league’s final in Lahore. Thanks to foreign players for making it to Pakistan to dispel the misconception of shaky security in the country. West Indian batsman Marlon Samuels, who was part of the title-winner Peshawar Zalmi, made no secret of his praise for remarkable security arrangements put in place by the Pakistan Army. “For me, it’s more than a coming to Pakistan to play a cricket game…”…
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan has termed foreign players -- who played the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 at Lahore on Sunday -- as 'Phateechars' (low-level), ARY News reported. His statements regarding the foreign players playing in the PSL 2017 final came in the open in a video which went viral on social media. Khan, speaking in a press conference, said that the 'phateechar players' would have come to play in Pakistan anyways. He added that he does not even know the countries from…
DUBAI: West Indies, replying to Pakistan's 579-3 declared, were 315-6 at the close of play on the third day of the first day-night Test in Dubai on Saturday. Shane Dowrich (27) and Jason Holder (10) were at the crease at stumps with the West Indies still trailing Pakistan's first innings total by 264 runs. West Indies still need 65 to avoid the follow-on. Darren Bravo scored 87 and Marlon Samuels made 76.
SHARJAH: Fast-rising Babar Azam cracked a second successive hundred to guide Pakistan to a dominant 59-run win over the West Indies in the second one-day international in Sharjah, gaining an unbeatable 2-0 lead in three-match series. Azam's brilliant 126-ball 123 formed the cornerstone of Pakistan's big 337-5 which also featured half-centuries from Shoaib Malik and Sarfraz Ahmed at Sharjah stadium on Sunday. West Indies put on an improved show in reply, but fell short after finishing on 278-7 from their 50 overs with…
KOLKATA: Marlon Samuels was hardly magnanimous in victory as the temperamental West Indian batsman sat down to face the media after his team's World Twenty20 victory -- feet on the table, batting pads still on.
Who doesn't like the sweet sound of the willow striking the ball in cricket. Called a gentlemen's game, the sport has often turned ugly not in the way it is played but how the players and officials have made it disgraceful with their acts.
LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday stated that some players and commentators oppose pacer Mohammad Amir's selection in the national side.
DUBAI: West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels was on Sunday handed a 12-month bowling ban by the International Cricket Council for an illegal action as the beleaguered Caribbean side were dealt another blow.
DUBAI: West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has been reported for bowling with a suspect action for a third time in his career, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.