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  • Strauss appointed England and Wales Cricket Board's cricket committee chairman

    Former England captain Andrew Strauss is back in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as cricket committee chairman and will drive the development of the game at all levels as part of his new role...

    The 42-year-old, who was knighted on Tuesday, stepped down as ECB's director of cricket last year to support his late wife Ruth's cancer battle and was replaced by former England spinner Ashley Giles...

  • Neighbourhood Club, Bounce Club win on opening day

    KARACHI: Hosts Neighbourhood Club and Bounce Club conjured up magnificent victories over their respective opponents on the opening day of Nasir Jamali memorial basketball tournament at the former floodlit court Clifton on Saturday...

    The pair of Shahmir and Muzammil guided Bounce Club get past Clifton Crossovers 42-17 in another one-sided fixture...

  • Bounce Club, Nishtar Club win basketball contests

    KARACHI: Bounce Club and Nishtar Club struggled to overcome Arambagh Club and Karsaz Club respectively on the opening day of the Sindh Sports Board (SSB) Ramazan Cup basketball tournament at Arambagh floodlit court on Monday night...

    After some ups and downs, Bounce Club carved out 43-39 point victory over Arambagh Club in extra time after both teams were locked 38-all in the regulation time...

  • Garden Club, Friends Club and City Sports win

    KARACHI: Garden Club, City Sports and Friends Club beat their respective rivals on Friday at the Abdul Razzak Arain Ramzan Night Rocball Tournament 2015 which is being played at the Mini Sports Complex, Nazimabad...

    The first semifinal will see City School facing Drigh Road Club while the second semifinal will feature Friends Club against Ghazi Club...

  • Video helps Japan’s Antlers reach Club World Club final

    OSAKA: Japan’s Kashima Antlers shocked South American champions Atletico Nacional 3-0 on Wednesday to reach the Club World Cup final, helped by a controversial first-ever penalty awarded by video referee...

    The Antlers, who become the Japanese team to reach the final, face either Ronaldo’s Real Madrid or, in the event of a seismic shock, Mexico’s Club America for the title of the world’s best team on Sunday...

  • Vital Five CC win Fazal Mahmood Club Cricket title

    KARACHI: Vital Five Cricket Club beat Al-Noor Gymkhana by 65 runs at KCCA Stadium on Friday to lift the Fazal Mahmood Club Cricket title in style...

    Jawed Raza, Chairman Vital Five Cricket Club, was the chief guest on the occasion and gave away the prizes...

  • Club, school cricket have generated huge data of young players for PCB: Aizad Sayid

    LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Director Game Development Aizad Sayid has claimed that a huge data about the players of registered clubs and of schools have been prepared as a result of the Inter-club and Inter-school cricket events held in 2017...

    Talking to Dawn, Aizad said that as many as 56,800 players from around 2500 clubs — including 11,908 in the under-19 age category — have appea­red in the inter-club tournament which...

  • Vatican cricket club to take on Muslim XI in ‘epic’ match

    VATICAN CITY: The Vatican's increasingly high-profile cricket club has set the date for a highly symbolic first match against an all-Muslim team from Britain, organisers said Thursday...

    In a series of matches this month, the St Peter's cricket club, made up of mostly South Asian Rome-based seminarians and priests, will also take on a team from Pope Francis's home town of Buenos Aires and get a chance of revenge against a Church of...

  • Shahid Afridi launches cricket club in Toronto

    TORONTO: Former Pakistan all-rounder and T20 skipper Shahid Afridi launched a cricket club in his name here this week which will compete in the local Toronto & District League, starting from May 19...

    The league m atches will be played on cricket grounds across the GTA and King City...

  • Warner to play Sydney club cricket

    SYDNEY: Disgraced former Austra­lian vice-captain David Warner will start his road to redemption by playing club cricket with Syd­ney’s Randwick Petersham, officials said...

    But he is free to play at club level and is set to make a return to the field in September...

  • Viv Richards fumes at 'arrogant' West Indies Cricket Board

    Batting great Viv Richards has slammed “arrogant” Caribbean administrators for thinking they are as important as players and has laid the blame for the decline of West Indies cricket firmly at their door...

    A number of high-profile players have declined the West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) central contract in the last few years, plying their trade in T20 tournaments across the globe...

  • Richards holds cricket board responsible for WI problems

    GUYANA: West Indies legend Sir Viv Richards believes the “arrogance of administrators” is to blame for the absence of the region’s best players from international cricket...

    While T20 captain Brathwaite has clarified his absence from the ODIs is due to being dropped, other players including Bravo have declined West Indies Cricket Board contracts in recent years, partly due to the fact the WICB also insists players must appear in the...

  • ICC members outvote Indian cricket board, Big Three system to be rolled back

    The International Cricket Council's (ICC) full members on Wednesday outvoted the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and agreed to introduce a new financial model along with governance changes, essentially rolling back the Big Three system currently in place, reported ESPNcricinfo...

    The decision to make sweeping changes in the ICC's constitution was initially taken at the council's first board meeting of 2017 in Dubai... ...

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