Former Chief Selector Sallu says Batsmen cost Pakistan the game
Former chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed Sallu feels Pakistan lost the third ODI due to their low score on a pitch on which more than 300 runs should have been made.“The team played beautifully in the second ODI, especially the seniors, and that led the team to victory.“The seniors can really motivate the other players and play an important role in winning matches.”
Host: Rahat Khan
Co Host: Nauman Khan
Sarkar lifts Bangladesh, Southee inspires New Zealand
Rookie opener Soumya Sarkar led a makeshift Bangladesh to a competitive 289 all out on day one of the second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch.The injury-hit tourists, with seven players having three or fewer Tests to their name, were bowled out in the last over of the day when Tim Southee grabbed his fifth wicket.
Murray slays Querrey in Australian Open
Andy Murray saw off giant-killer Sam Querrey on Friday as he ramped up his bid for a first Australian Open title after the shock departure of six-time champion Novak Djokovic. On a cool day in Melbourne, the men’s number one and women’s top seed Angelique Kerber both hit a hot patch of form as the final rounds beckoned.
Barcelona end Sociedad curse, Atletico cruise in Copa del Rey
Copa del Rey holders Barcelona defeated Real Sociedad 1-0 in their quarter-final first leg to end a nine-and-a-half year barren spell at home of the Basque side while Atletico Madrid crushed Eibar.
New Zealand win toss, bowl first against Bangladesh
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and opted to bowl first in the second and final Test against Bangladesh in Christchurch on Friday.As expected for a New Zealand wicket, the Hagley Oval pitch has a distinct green tinge providing bowler-friendly condition.