LONDON: Police evacuated The Oval cricket ground in London on Thursday after a bizarre arrow attack halted play in the match between Surrey and Middlesex. The arrow, reported to have a metal tip, landed near the Surrey fielder Ollie Pope and close to the pitch during the County Championship fixture. The players alerted the umpires, who promptly halted play, with fielders and batsmen running to the safety of the changing rooms before a crowd of more than 1,000 spectators was advised to take cover. No one was injured…
LONDON: When arch rivals India and Pakistan cricket teams face each other in the final of a major event the buzz and enjoyment are at the peak, as a packed Oval reverberated on Sunday. Two years ago it was Adelaide which hosted an India-Pakistan match with numbers touching 60,000. Here at The Oval its 26,000 but the cacophony matched that of any Indo-Pak match. Fans had thronged the stadium since morning as India's blue and tri-colour dominated, just like it did at the Edgbaston when arch rivals met in the first Group…
LONDON: The game that always 'stops two nations' comes again to a third when title-holders India face Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final at London's Oval ground on Sunday. And the question millions of cricket fans around the world, possibly even a billion, are all asking is 'which Pakistan will turn up?'. Will it be the team of their opening group match at Edgbaston on June 4, a 124-run thrashing by arch-rivals India, where their inept bowling and batting were outdone only by woeful fielding in what Pakistan coach…
KARACHI: Pakistan’s Younus Khan has returned to the top five of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after belting his sixth career double-century which helped his side to record an impressive 10-wicket victory over England in the fourth and final Test of the series at The Oval.
LONDON: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said his side will deserve to be the world's top-ranked Test team after they came from behind to draw a four-match series 2-2 in England.
LONDON: Pakistan beat England by 10 wickets to win the fourth Test at The Oval on Sunday to level the four-match series at 2-2, and give a befitting gift to their nation on Independence Day.
LONDON: Pakistani batsman Younus Khan has on Saturday become the third Pakistani to score double tons at The Oval after Zaheer Abbas and Javed Miandad.
LONDON: Asad Shafiq and Younis Khan both scored hundreds as Pakistan built a slender first-innings lead on the second day of the fourth Test against England at The Oval on Friday.
LONDON: England duo Alex Hales and Stuart Broad both ran the risk of disciplinary action following post-play tweets commenting on the opener's controversial dismissal in the fourth Test against Pakistan at The Oval on Thursday.