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ICC announces review into player behaviour, sanctions

International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson has announced to lead review into cricket behaviour. The review will deal with standards expected of players and "developing a culture of respect". The ICC has commissioned a wide-ranging review into player behaviour, the spirit in which the game is played and the Code of Conduct, said a press release. The review will consult widely with the sport in contemporising the standards expected of player behaviour and developing a culture of respect. It…

Babar Azam says he can’t be just like Virat Kohli

KARACHI: In every field, one has a role model that one looks to follow to progress in that particular sphere, so does young and enthusiastic Pakistani player and Karachi Kings' leading batsman Babar Azam. When it comes to taking inspiration for his game, he says he looks towards Virat Kohli as his ideal player. Babar Azam, himself current top T20 international batsman, seems truly impressed by the captain of neighbouring country. Read More: Babar Azam tops T20I player rankings "I do not just copy Virat Kohli, but I…

Babar Azam tops T20I player rankings

Babar Azam has topped the ICC Player Rankings for T20I batsmen, following the conclusion of their series against New Zealand which the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 champions won 2-1. Babar was rewarded for finishing as the leading run-scorer in the series (109 runs) with a rise of 11 places that has put him on top for the first time. He now leads Australia’s Aaron Finch (784 points) by two points. Read More: Fast-rising Hasan doubtful for PSL start Babar is the second Pakistan batsman to top the T20I rankings after…

Two-year ban for ex-Sri Lanka player Silva

COLOMBO: Former Sri Lanka player Chamara Silva has been banned for two years for misconduct during a domestic first-class match, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced Sunday. SLC said the match between Panadura Cricket Club and Kalutara Physical Culture Club in January this year had not been played in keeping with the spirit of the game and that players and officials on both sides had been penalised. The two captains, Chamara Silva, who played in all formats of international cricket for Sri Lanka up to 2011, and Manoj…

Misbah is greater captain than Imran Khan: PCB Chairman

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shehryar Khan on Thursday complimented Test Captain Misbah-ul-Haq calling him a greater captain than Imran Khan. Appearing before the National Assembly's Standing Committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination, the PCB chairman said that Misbah was better captain than World Cup winning captain Imran Khan. "I am not saying with any political inclinations, but on performance. I do not have any political affiliations," he said but was quick to admit the Imran was a greater political…

Panama international football player shot dead

PANAMA CITY: Panamanian football player Amilcar Henriquez, a veteran member of the national team, was shot dead Saturday, authorities said. Gunmen got out of a car and opened fire on Henriquez and his friends in Sabanitas, a suburb of the city of Colon, according to preliminary reports. The 33-year-old athlete was taken to a clinic, where he died from his wounds. "We strongly condemn the assassination of Amilcar Henriquez," President Juan Carlos Varela tweeted. The Panamanian Football Federation added: "God bless…

The age when boys dream for girls, I was crazy for cricket: Afridi

KARACHI: The age when boys dream for girls, I was crazy for cricket, said Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi while talking to ARY News program Sar-e-Aam anchor, Iqrar-ul-Hassan. The audience burst into laughter with Afridi’s this jag. He often surprises people with his knocks and statements. ARY News held a special program with Shahid Afridi to pay him tribute for his 20 years of services. The hall roared with applause when Lala climbed the stage. Seeing excitement of youngsters before him, 'the Pakistan's biggest…

NFL player refuses to stand up for anthem

CALIFORNIA: National League quarterback Colin Kaepernick of San Francisco 49ers refused to stand for the national anthem before a preseason game on Friday, drawing boos from some fans and criticism on social media, but his team said it backed his right to protest.