England lose Burns early after being set 277 for victory

Published On: August 8, 2020 08:55 PM NPT By: Reuters

MANCHESTER, Aug 8: England lost opener Rory Burns before lunch as they set about their 277-run chase for victory on day four of the first test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Pope posts 62 but England labour in first test against Pakistan

Published On: August 7, 2020 07:15 PM NPT By: Reuters

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, Aug 7: Ollie Pope scored a second successive half-century but could not push on as England moved to 159 for five at lunch on day three of the first test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Friday.

Vivo pulls 2020 IPL sponsorship amid China backlash

Published On: August 6, 2020 06:35 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Aug 6: China’s Vivo will not be the title sponsor of this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL), the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday, amid a growing backlash against Chinese companies in India.

Pakistan's Babar punishes sloppy England in first test

Published On: August 6, 2020 01:24 PM NPT By: Republica

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, Aug 6: Babar Azam struck a fluent unbeaten half-century as Pakistan closed a rain-shorted first day of the first test against England on 139 for two at a gloomy and wet Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Hamilton takes record seventh British GP win on three wheels

Published On: August 3, 2020 09:28 PM NPT By: Reuters

SILVERSTONE, ENGLAND, Aug 3:  Lewis Hamilton limped to a record seventh British Grand Prix victory with his heart in mouth and a prayer on his lips after a dramatic last-lap puncture turned his Mercedes into a three-wheeler on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: All the members of National Football Team of Nepal have arrived in Kathmandu for the selection game of FIFA World Cup 2022, being held in Qatar.

PSG complete domestic treble with League Cup triumph

Published On: August 1, 2020 11:00 AM NPT By: Reuters

PARIS, August 1: Paris St Germain completed a domestic treble as they beat Olympique Lyonnais 6-5 on penalties to lift the French League Cup on Friday with the match ending in a 0-0 stalemate after regular and extra time.

MELBOURNE, July 31: Australia batsman Matthew Wade expects India’s pacemen to make use of the short ball when they tour Down Under but says none will be as effective as New Zealand’s Neil Wagner with the bouncer.

Pakistan's Umar Akmal gets ban halved to 18 months

Published On: July 30, 2020 07:48 AM NPT By: Reuters

LAHORE, July 30: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal’s three-year ban for an anti-corruption breach has been halved by an independent adjudicator, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Wednesday.

Juve lose to Cagliari as Ronaldo's Golden Boot hopes fade

Published On: July 30, 2020 07:15 AM NPT By: Reuters

CAGLIARI, July 30: Cristiano Ronaldo’s hopes of finishing the season as top scorer in Italy’s Serie A faded away on Wednesday as he failed to find the net when champions Juventus slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat away to Cagliari.