Sri Lanka’s captain Dimuth Karunaratne celebrates with team-mates after their victory. Agence France-Presse
With a lot of hate statuses on Whatsapp and other social media about the India Pakistan match, the Indian populace only showed that they take personally the “cultivated” hatred towards Pakistan. And though your article is mild and bends towards making light of the matter, we know that there is much left unsaid.
As an ardent cricket lover I am dismayed with the ongoing World Cup. The assumption that the new round-robin format which has teams playing at least nine matches each would have fans glued to their TV sets, is not holding ground (“Warner makes hay to hit WC top score as Tigers fall short,” June 21, Gulf Today).
It’s early day into the World Cup but Pakistan’s humbling of hosts England implies that nothing can be taken for granted (“Pakistan bounce back to stun England in nail-biter,” June 4, Gulf Today).
Rain leads the World Cup Cricket points table with eight points – that’s if we’re permitted to discard the stiff upper lip in Her Majesty’s Great Britain and smile away the cloudy blues. In fact, we should not sulk but sportingly give the rain gods credit for the bashing they are inflicting on some of the top-notch
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Sharjah: The Executive Committee of the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2020) announced that till date 22 clubs from five Arab countries have sent in requests to participate in the first of its kind women’s sports event in the region. The announcement was made at the third Executive Committee meeting held
Brazilian Gabriel Martinelli scored in his Arsenal debut on Monday as the English Premier League club launched their pre-season tour of the US with a 3-0 friendly win over the Colorado Rapids.
With the Rugby Championship being seen as little more than a World Cup warmup for the southern hemisphere’s top four nations the abridged tournament could produce a surprise or two amid the tinkering with tactics and selections.