England’s Jos Buttler after his innings of 110 not out against Pakistan during their second ODI in Southampton on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik on Friday confirmed his retirement from one-day cricket without making a farewell appearance in his side's victory over Bangladesh on Friday.
Ben Stokes’s unbeaten 71 rescued England from a top-order collapse as the World Cup hosts and favourites beat Pakistan by three wickets with three balls to spare at Trent Bridge. Friday’s win in a floodlit match saw England secure the series at 3-0 up with one to play, but it was far from routine.
Of the many colourful scenes on display ahead of the India-Pakistan World Cup clash on Sunday, one that caught everyone's attention was a fan riding a horse to the Old Trafford Cricket Ground here.
Pakistan are pinning their hopes for World Cup glory on a crop of youngsters who have the talent to beat anybody but could also pay for their lack of experience. The side have only won the showpiece 50-over tournament once -- under the captaincy of current Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in 1992.
"I'll remain thankful towards Harbhajan & Yuvraj for supporting my foundation. The real problem is that this is their compulsion. They live in that country. 'Wo majboor hain.' They know that people are being oppressed in their country. I won't say anything further," Afridi said on Pakistan channel Hum News.
A series of professional tennis events will take place in Britain from early July as the sport continues to emerge from the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The ICC says it is continuing preparations for the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year as planned.
As the mercury keeps climbing on the outside and COVID-19 continues to plague the world, DSC and Japanese sports drinks giants Pocari Sweat have come together to provide some much-needed relief for members of the community with a virtual run that every member of the household can take part in.