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Rashid Khan steps down as Afghanistan’s captain

DUBAI: Rashid Khan resigned has resigned as captain of Afghanistan’s cricket team, claiming he was not consulted by the selectors while finalizing the team for next month’s T20 World Cup. Afghanistan’s selectors had named Rashid as the captain while veteran

NZ captain Williamson returns to top ICC Test Player Rankings

AUCKLAND: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has reclaimed the top position in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after leading his side to the ICC World Test Championship title last week. The 30-year-old’s knocks of 49 and 52 not out

Britain pays farewell to pandemic hero Captain Tom Moore

LONDON: Britain bid farewell to Captain Tom Moore with a televised funeral for the 100-year-old war veteran who became a global hero for his extraordinary fundraising efforts during the pandemic. Soldiers formed a guard of honour at the small ceremony

Mohammad Rizwan named as Multan Sultans captain

ISLAMABAD: The Multan Sultans franchise announced the team will be led by wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan for the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League. “The Multan Sultans management is pleased to appoint Mohammad Rizwan as the Captain of the franchise

Azhar Ali likely to be replaced as Test captain

LAHORE: Batsman Azhar Ali is likely to be replaced as Test captain ahead of the New Zealand tour less than a year after he was appointed in place of Safaraz Ahmed. Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan and current limited-overs captain Babar Azam

Former cricketers express displeasure with Sarfaraz carrying drinks

LAHORE: Former cricketers and fans have expressed disappointment after Sarfaraz Ahmed was seen performing 12th man duties during the ongoing Test match against England in Manchester. The former Pakistan captain was seen carrying shoes after the dismissal of Mohammad Rizwan

Racism should be treated like doping, fixing: West Indies captain

MANCHESTER: West Indies captain Jason Holder wants racism to be treated as seriously as doping and match-fixing in cricket. “I don’t think the penalty for doping or corruption should be any different for racism,” Holder told British media.“If we’ve got

Babar Azam confirmed as Pakistan’s new ODI captain

LAHORE: T20I captain Babar Azam has been appointed the skipper in ODI format as well, while Azhar Ali has been confirmed as Test captain in the 2020-21 season. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) made the disclosure while announcing its list

Former captain Sarfraz Ahmed blessed with a baby girl

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former captain Sarfraz Ahmed is blessed with a baby girl, as the cricketer shared a picture of his new-born. Sarfraz took to Twitter to share a picture of the new edition to his family. The picture shows Sarfraz’s

Shadab Khan picked as Islamabad United captain in PSL 5

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan has been announced as the captain of Islamabad United for fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The leg-spinner is also the youngest captain in the history of the PSL to captain any franchise

Quinton de Kock named captain of new-look Proteas ODI squad

CAPETOWN: Wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock has replaced Faf du Plessis as skipper with five uncapped players named in South Africa’s squad to face England in three ODIs after their ongoing Test series. Du Plessis’s exclusion from the squad comes

Ex Sri Lanka captain invited as special guest for Rawalpindi Test

LAHORE: In a show of gratitude, respect and appreciation for their services to cricket, the Pakistan Cricket Board has invited Sri Lanka’s Bandula Warnapura and Javed Miandad of Pakistan as special guests for the historic Rawalpindi Test, which will be

Azhar Ali, Babar Azam replace Sarfaraz as Test, T20 captain

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) replaced Sarfaraz Ahmed with batsmen Azhar Ali and Babar Azam. The statement came out when Sarfaraz Ahmed was dismissed from all three formats of the cricket matches. According to PCB’s statement, Azhar Ali has

PCB dismisses Sarfraz Ahmed as captain from all formats

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has on Friday dismissed Sarfraz Ahmed as captain across all three formats of the matches. According to sources, Babar Azam and Imad Wasim and Mohammad Hafeez are being considered to lead Pakistan as a