Missed out on ‘historic moment’ says Latham

Dubai, Sep 21: New Zealand batsman Tom Latham on Tuesday admitted that his team missed out on a “historic moment” by cancelling the Pakistan tour but asserted that the decision was based on players’ safety. Just hours before the start of…

Rajasthan Royals pull a Houdini

Dubai, Sep 21: Fast bowler Karthik Tyagi bowled a sensational last over as Rajasthan Royals pulled off an incredible two-run win over Punjab Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) thriller here on Tuesday. Punjab required four runs off…

No IPL broadcast in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI, Sep 21: The Taliban-ruled Afghanistan has banned the broadcast of the hugely popular Indian Premier League in the country over the presence of “female audience and spectators” in stadiums. Ever since the Taliban’s takeover of…

Capitals face laggards SRH

DUBAI, Sep 21: Bolstered by Shreyas Iyer’s return, Delhi Capitals will look to maintain the form they showed in the first half of the season as they resume their IPL campaign against a struggling Sunrisers Hyderabad here on Wednesday.…

India eves lose 1st ODI vs Aus

MACKAY, Sep 21: India’s frailties in the batting and bowling department were laid bare as the mighty Australia gave the visitors a nine-wicket hiding in the first women’s ODI to extend their record winning streak to 25 matches. India, who…

Mithali retains number one spot

Dubai, Sep 21: India skipper Mithali Raj continued to hold on to the number one spot while New Zealand’s Amy Satterthwaite returned to the top five in the latest ICC women’s ODI rankings for batters released on Tuesday. While skipper…

‘Western cricket bloc united against Pak’

ISLAMADAD, Sep 21: Ramiz Raja, the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, says the “western bloc” seems united after England became the second country to refuse to play in Pakistan. “I am severely disappointed in England’s withdrawal but…

Sports Snippets

Musiala, Ulreich suffer injuries during Bayern training MUNICH, Sep 21: Bayern Munich’s training session was overshadowed by injuries to up-and-coming star Jamal Musiala and reserve goalkeeper Sven Ulreich on Monday. The Bavarian…

Barça drop points again

MADRID, Sep 21: Less than a week after a demoralizing loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League, Barcelona faltered at Camp Nou again, being held by winless Granada 1-1 in the Spanish league on Monday. Barcelona needed a 90th-minute…