Thursday, 29 Oct, 2020


Recipe For An Exciting Third Test 

The one and a 30 percent of a test so far played of the three matches test series keeps England (1-0) ahead with series defining third match starting at Southampton from Friday 21 August. Pakistan desperately needs winning for squaring the series 1-1.  England needs at least a

PSG beat Leipzig to reach first Champions League final 

Paris St-Germain are through to their first Champions League final courtesy of a deserved victory over RB Leipzig in an entertaining semi-final in Lisbon. One of Europe's biggest spenders, but also one of the continent's most high-profile underachievers on the grandest stage,

Rain Ruled Southampton Test To A Tame Draw 

Pakistan England Test Series  Second Test Played at Ageas Bowl Southampton (Aug 13-17, 2020) Brief Score  Pakistan 1st Innings 236 All Out in 91.2 Overs  (, Mohammad Rizwan72, Abid Ali 60, Mohammad Rizwan 60*, Babar Azam 47, Azhar Ali 20, James Anderson 3/60Stuart Broad

Lyon spoils Man City's Champions League dream

Manchester City's Champions League ambitions are in ruins once more after Lyon shocked Pep Guardiola's side in the quarter-final in Lisbon. City started as firm favourites but came out second best against a fiercely determined Lyon in a game that swung on controversy and

Bayern destroy Barça in Champions League quarter-final

Bayern Munich sent out an emphatic and ominous message to their Champions League rivals with an absolute demolition of fellow European heavyweights Barcelona in a gloriously chaotic and utterly one-sided quarter-final tie in Lisbon. The high-pressing, energetic and ruthless German

Rizwan pilots Pakistan ship in turbulent English Channel

Pakistan England Test Series  Second Test Played at Ageas Bowl Southampton (Aug 13-17, 2020) Brief Score at Stumps of Day-2  Pakistan 1st Innings 223/9 in 86 Overs (Abid Ali 60, Mohammad Rizwan 60*, Babar Azam 47, Azhar Ali 20, James Anderson 3/ 48, Stuart Broad 3/56SM

Flawed Strategy Puts Pakistan On The Backfoot

Pakistan England Test Series Second Test Played at Ageas Bowl Southampton From August 13-17, 2020 Brief Score at Stumps of Day One 1 Pakistan 1 st Innings 126/5 in 45.4 Overs ( Abid Ali 60, Babar Azam 25*,Azhar Ali 20, James Anderson 2/ 35, SM Curran 1/23, CR Woakes 1/26, Stuart Broad

Are Bengal Tigers Ready To Take On Lankan Lions?

Finally ice is melting. Bangladesh tiger squad is going to embark on Lanka Lion hunt mission in October 2020.  With virtually no real activities since March 2020 we are not sure whether most of the Bangladesh cricketers are mentally or physically in shape for taking on strong Sri

IPL prevailed over ICC tournaments

COVID 19 out break and contamination spread brought almost everything standstill for several months. Like all other areas like economy, civil aviation and tourism, trade and commerce, energy and environment, silence prevailed in recreation activities like sports and culture as well. Some

Team strategy for the second Test 

In all fairness Pakistan should have won the Old Trafford test. It is only Pakistan that loses cricket matches in situation that prevailed till an hour after lunch on day four.  Chasing a victory target of 277 England was down to 117 for 5.  Off course Buttler and Woakes

Collin Morikawa holds off Casey to win US PGA 

American Collin Morikawa emerged from a stacked leaderboard to win the 2020 US PGA Championship after a flawless final round in San Francisco. At one point on the back nine, six players shared the lead but an eagle on the 16th saw the 23-year-old go clear. The world number 12 carded

Lessons for Bangladesh Cricket from Old Trafford Test 

Truly unpredictable, unbelievable, intense, and intoxicating Old Trafford test match between England and Pakistan is just over.  Pakistan was looking set for winning the intriguing contest till the midway to the second last session of the 4th days play with England reduced to

Messi and Suarez help Barca into quarter-finals

Barcelona set up a Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich after overcoming Napoli on a night of high VAR drama at the Nou Camp. Quique Setien's hosts scored three times through Clement Lenglet, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in an incident-packed first half, during

Buttler and Oakes win the Test for England

1st Test Played at Old Trafford, Manchester from 5-8 August 2020 Brief scorecard at stumps on Day-4 Pakistan  1st Innings:  326 All Out  in 109.3  (Shan Masood156, Babar Azam 69, Shan Shadab Khan  45, Abid Ali 16, SCJ Broad 3/56, JC Archer 3/59 CR Woakes

Cliff Hanger at Old Trafford 

1st Test Played at Old Trafford, Manchester from 5-9 August 2020  Brief Scorecard At Stumps at Stumps On Day Three   Pakistan 1st Innings:  326 All Out in 109.3  (Shan Masood156, Babar Azam 69, Shan Shadab Khan 45, Abid Ali 16, SCJ Broad 3/56, JC Archer 3/59 CR

Hat Trick Centurion Masood Puts Pakistan In Command

Ist Test Played at Old Trafford , Manchester  Brief Scorecard At Stumps at Stumps On Day Two  Pakistan  Ist Innings:  326 All Out  in 109.3  Overs ( Shan Masood156,.Babar Azam 69 , Shan Shadab Khan  45 , Abid Ali 16, SCJ Broad 3/56 , JC Archer 3/59

Pakistan Looked Confident At Old Trafford 

Pakistan England Test Series  1st Test Played at Old Trafford , Manchester (August 5 to August 9) Pakistan 139/2 in 49 Overs (Babar Azam 69*, Shan Masood 46*, Abid Ali 16, CR Woakes 1/14, JC Archer 1/23)  Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.  Rain interrupted

Bashundhara Kings confirm Brazilian Robinho

DHAKA: Bashundhara Kings confirmed the signing of Brazilian domestic league star Robson Azevedo da Silva Robinho for their upcoming campaign through a Facebook post on Wednesday (August 5). “Brazil, known for being the home of football superstars, sends us another gem -- Robson

Football world says goodbye to Iker Casillas on his retirement

Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas announced that he has officially retired from football on Tuesday. The Spanish keeper spent 16 years with the Real Madrid senior team and 8 years with the academy. He won 19 titles with Real. He served as captain of the club for five seasons. He holds

Minnow Ireland Turned The Table On World Champion England 

ICC Men’s Super Cup Championship  3rd ODI: England Vs Ireland played at Ageas Bowl, Southampton  Ireland 329/3 in 49.5 Overs (PR Stirling 142, A Balbrine 113, HT Tector 29*, KJ O’Brian 21*) beat England 328 All Out in 49.5 Overs (EJG Morgan 106, T Benton 58, DJ