The Super 4s stage of the 2022 Asia Cup got off to a sensational start. Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by 4 wickets in the first match of the round. The tournament is set for another blockbuster clash as arch-rivals Pakistan and India lock horns for the second time.
India and Pakistan meet in the Super 4s stage of the Champions Trophy. The Men in Green will be hoping to avenge their defeat against The Virat Kohli-led side. Shahnawaz Dahani has suffered a potential tournament-ending injury for Pakistan.
The highly-anticipated clash between the two sides is set to be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The match will be broadcasted on PTV Sports and Ten Sports for Pakistan’s viewers while it will also be live streamed on various platforms. Ravindra Jadeja ruled out of the tournament and potentially the 2022 T20 World Cup as well.
The match will also be available on the internet streaming platforms, including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Dhammika via the official website.
The incident occurred during the National T20 competition between Sindh and Balochistan in Karachi on Sunday.
The former Pakistan captain violated Article 2.3, which prohibits players from using “audible obscenities”.
He was penalised 30% of his match earnings and banned from playing in the next two matches.
The coaches will provide specialist coaching and training to the participants in batting, bowling, and fielding disciplines. There will be a special emphasis on enhancing power-hitting, spin, and pace bowling skills. The first phase of the program begins at the National High-Performance Centre, Lahore.
The NHPC selectees have produced results in age-group and senior cricket all over the world including for domestic, national, and franchise teams.
The inaugural tournament will be held in the first week of October. A total of 107 players have been enrolled in a pathway camp for the U19, U16, and U13 tournaments.
Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has expressed hope for Pakistan and India in ICC World Test Championship 2021-2023 final. Watson said, it will surprise him if the arch-rivals do not make it to the final. “You can never discount India and Pakistan,” he said.
Captain Shane Watson believes Australia and South Africa have a good chance of reaching the World Twenty20 final. The final is set to take place next year at Lord’s, according to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive Russell Domingo.
India and Pakistan are in the hunt for a place in the Cricket World Cup final. Both Asian countries will face a difficult road to the final, but they still have a chance of reaching the showpiece match. It is important to note that Pakistan will play two more series against New Zealand and England this summer.
Their percentage of points will increase to 69.05% if they succeed in doing so.
The Pakistan cricket team is having a good time in the Netherlands. The national team players visited Amsterdamsche Football Club (AFC) Ajax, the Netherlands’ top-tier football club. The third and final match of the ODI series takes place tomorrow at Hazelarrang Stadium.
Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Haris Rauf, Abdullah Shafique and Mansoor Rana star in video posted by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on its official Twitter account. Former Manchester United footballer Edwin van der Sar calls Babar ‘Ronaldo and Messi’.
The Men in Green will play the Netherlands in the final one-day international of their first visit to the Dutch city. It will be Pakistan’s third consecutive ODI series triumph in 2022 after Australia and the West Indies.
The U19 T20 Women Cricket Tournament 2022 will be competed by six Cricket Association teams, comprising 84 players, from 13 to 22 August. The 10-day tournament will be conducted on a round-robin basis, meaning each team will play at least five matches.
The U19 T20 Women’s World Cup is to be held in South Africa in 2022. Winning team will receive Rs. 400,000 along with the silverware and the runner-up will get Rs. 200,000.
The player of the tournament will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and each match winner will receive Rs. 10,000. Top performers will be gifted kit bags to encourage them to pursue their cricketing ambitions.
Only players born after 1 September 2003 are eligible to play in this year’s tournament.
Arshad Nadeem’s ‘WhatsApp chat’ meme went viral on social media. The javelin thrower has urged fans to stop spreading fake news. Arshad took to Twitter to voice his concern on the fake news and stated that he was part of no such conversation.
A meme went viral on social media after Arshad Nadeem’s gold medal performance at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. He stated that he was able to deliver his record-breaking throw despite being injured after taking inspiration from former Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif.
The meme got plenty of attention and was widely shared on various social media platforms. Arshad took it upon himself to clarify that no such conversation took place and fake news is being spread.
Pakistani cricketer Arshad Warsi has asked his fans to report any fake Twitter profiles in his name. The fake profile trend on social media platforms has been a cause of concern for athletes and celebs in the recent past as false information is spread about them.
He lost to Canada’s Amarveer Dhesi in the freestyle 125 kg final.
Pakistan’s Muhammad Zaman says he is disappointed not to have won gold at the World Taekwondo Championships. Zaman lost his final match against an Olympian, but thanked God for allowing him the chance to compete in the finals. The 21-year-old said international-style training would have been preferable over local-style.
Pakistan’s Nooh Dastagir Butt has won a Silver medal in the Men’s Freestyle 86 kg wrestling category at the Rio Olympics. It is Pakistan’s second Silver medal of the Games after another wrestler, Inam Butt, won a Bronze in the same category.
Arshad Nadeem and Jamshed Ali have qualified directly for the final in their respective categories. Both athletes have a good chance of winning gold medals at this year’s event.
The International Olympic Committee has shortlisted cricket as a potential addition to the upcoming Olympics in Los Angeles in 2028. The final decision regarding cricket’s inclusion in the world’s biggest sports competition will be made after a meeting of the ICC and IOC in 2023.
Cricket has been included in Commonwealth Games for last 24 years. International Olympics Committee has shortlisted 9 sports for this purpose. The final verdict will be given by IOC once the meeting with ICC is done. Representatives of ICC and IOC are expected to meet in 2023 in Mumbai.
Other sports being considered for inclusion in the 2028 Games in Los Angeles include baseball, softball, flag football, lacrosse, break dancing, karate, kickboxing, squash, and motorsport.
Shiva Singh’s delivery was declared a ‘dead ball’ by the umpire. Uttar Pradesh’s left-arm spinner tried to outsmart the batter with a 360-degree twirl during his run-up. The bowler’s action has sparked a debate amongst the cricket community.
The video of Shiva Singh’s bowling action went viral on social media. The Uttar Pradesh team protested the umpire’s decision. Some fans backed Singh for his unique action while others stated that his actions were not within the spirit of the game. Legendary Indian spinner, Bishan Singh Bedi, also entered the debate.
The delivery had a 360-degree twirl, which is not part of the bowler’s usual run-up. However, an umpire can rule it illegal if he/she believes the action was to distract the batter.