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Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in third ODI

Pakistan clinched the three-match ODI series 2-0 after defeating Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third and final ODI at the National Stadium Karachi on Wednesday. Earlier, Sri Lanka won the toss, opted to bat first and sent in Danushka Gunathilaka and Avishka Fernando to open their innings. Meanwhile, …

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Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 67 runs in second ODI in Karachi

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 67 runs in the second day-night international on Monday as Karachi staged its first ODI for 10 years. Pakistan hit 305-7 in their 50 overs with Babar Azam notching a brilliant 105-ball 115 and Fakhar Zaman scoring 54. Sri Lanka were bundled out for 238 …

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Japan beat Ireland for first time in stunning Rugby World Cup 2019 upset

Japan produced another momentous Rugby World Cup upset as they stunned Ireland in Shizuoka. Four years after their historic upset of South Africa in Brighton, the Brave Blossoms secured their first ever win over Ireland and threw Pool A wide open. Ireland were expected to comfortably dispose of the improving …

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PCB, SLC reschedule second ODI

The second match of the ODI series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka has been rescheduled for Monday instead of Sunday as a result of the ongoing weather condition in Karachi. The decision was taken mutually by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) after the opening match …

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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: 1st ODI called off due to rain

The first ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the National Stadium in Karachi has been abandoned without a ball being bowled, due to rain. The wait for the return of international cricket in Pakistan has stretched after rain washed out the first ODI. The decision was taken due to …

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Naomi Osaka: Comedy duo ‘A Masso’ apologise for ‘bleach’ comments

A Japanese comedy duo have apologised after they reportedly said Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka “needed some bleach” during a live event. Japanese Osaka, 21, won her first Pan Pacific Open title in her hometown Osaka on Sunday – her first trophy since January’s Melbourne win. The duo, known as …

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Lionel Messi wins FIFA player of the year

Argentine Lionel Messi beat Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo to win the best FIFA player of the year award for a record sixth time on Monday. Messi, who won the Spanish La Liga title with Barcelona last season as well as the European golden boot …

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Sri Lanka Women’s squads for Australia tour

Minister of Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports Harin Fernando approved the below given Sri Lanka Women’s squads to take part in the Sri Lanka Women’s Tour of Australia. Sri Lanka Women’s team will leave for Australia on the 22nd September 2019 to play 03 ODIs and 03 T20i games. ODI …

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Pakistan recall Iftikhar, Rizwan and Nawaz for Sri Lanka ODIs

Pakistan have named Iftikhar Ahmed, the middle-order batsman who last played an international in 2016, in their squad for the one-day internationals against Sri Lanka, along with Mohammad Rizwan, the wicket-keeper batsman, and Mohammad Nawaz, the all-rounder, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said today (21). Mohammad Hafeez was left out …

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Akila Dananjaya suspended for 12 months for illegal bowling action

Sri Lanka offspinner Akila Dananjaya has been banned from bowling in international cricket for one year after his action was found to be illegal following bio-mechanical assessment in Chennai. Dananjaya was reported for a suspect action during Sri Lanka’s first Test against New Zealand last month in Galle and testing …

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