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‘World-class’ Perth Stadium gets ICC green light

PERTH: The International Cricket Council Thursday approved the new Perth Stadium to host all international formats of all the game, formally lowering the curtain on the city’s venerable WACA Ground. The new 60,000-capacity stadium will host a sold-out one-day international against England on January 28 in the first sporting event …

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England announce 16-man squad for New Zealand tests

SYDNEY: Allrounder Ben Stokes was included in England’s 16-man cricket squad for their Test tour of New Zealand Thursday, while Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone got his first call up. Seamer Mark Wood returns after struggling with injury, and Ashes underperformers Mooen Ali, James Vince and Mark Stoneman were all retained. …

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Cameron White taken in Australia ODI squad vs England

SYDNEY: Cameron White has replaced injured Chris Lynn in Australia’s squad for this month’s one-day international series against England, Cricket Australia said Thursday. The Victorian right-hander has been in outstanding limited-overs form with 285 runs at an average of 142.5 and a strike-rate of 115.85 for the Melbourne Renegades in …

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Boxer Amir Khan announces next fight

King of boxing ring Amir Khan has announced his next fight on April 21. Amir Khan has remained embroiled in feud with his wife Faryal Makhdoom. However, the couple amicably resolved their differences. Know more in this video report. The post Boxer Amir Khan announces next fight appeared first on …

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Pakistan name squad for T20 series against New Zealand

LAHORE: Pakistan on Wednesday announced the 15-member squad for the Twenty20 series against New Zealand which starts on 22nd January. The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq announced the 15-member T-20 squad for three-match T-20I series against New Zealand after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and head coach …

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With Serena away, Halep, Wozniacki in race for Aussie cup

MELBOURNE: Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki spearhead the charge to succeed Serena Williams at an Australian Open left wide open by the withdrawal of the defending champion and new mum. A pregnant Williams sealed her 23rd Grand Slam singles title and seventh Melbourne Park crown a year ago, but last …

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Ponting to become part of Australia’s coaching staff

SYDNEY: Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting will be a part of Australia’s coaching staff for the upcoming Twenty20 tri-series against England and New Zealand. He will be the as assistant coach to Darren Lehmann along with join Troy Cooley and Matthew Mott. The former Australian cricketer has previously worked with …

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