Free Press Journal
  • Yuzvendra Chahal: Skilful bowling behind India’s success

    Dubai : Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has attributed India’s consistent show with the ball across formats to a skilful pool of bowlers and confidence shown by the team management. “Our bowling pool has swelled to 10-15 and earlier it wasn’t so. Now one who is replacing you is also as skilful,” Chahal told reporters after India notched up a comfortable win over Pakistan in the Asia Cup.

  • Asia Cup 2018: With 9-wicket victory over Pakistan, India also smashed these new records, have a look

    In the ongoing Asia Cup 2018 tournament, India defeated Pakistan by 9 wickets at Dubai yesterday. Chasing a 238 target set by Pakistan, Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan smashed centuries to bag victory for India. Pakistani bowlers and batsmen failed to make it big, and India managed quite a comfortable win in the end. The match resulted in one of the greatest victories of India over Pakistan. Many new records

  • Hasan, Asghar, Rashid fined 

    Abu Dhabi : Pakistan all-rounder Hasan Ali along with Afghanistan duo of Asghar Afghan and Rashid Khan have been fined 15 per cent of their match fees for different incidents during their Super Four match in the Asia Cup on Friday.

  • I don’t have to prove anything to anyone: Ravindra Jadeja

    Dubai : Ravindra Jadeja kept count of the number of days he was out of India’s One-day squad and once in, he made it count with four wickets, and stated “I don’t have” to prove anything to anyone.

  • Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan outclass Afghanistan by 3 wickets in nail-biting clash

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan got themselves prepared for the India challenge on Sunday with a nervy three-wicket win over Afghanistan in a nail-biting Super Four contest of the Asia Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Friday. Chasing a modest 258, Pakistan were in control with a 154-run second wicket stand between Imam-ul-Haq (80) and Babar Azam (66) before losing their way with the fall of regular wickets, only to be rescued

  • Shahidi’s unbeaten 97 in Afghan’s 257-6

    Afghanistan batsman  Hashmatullah Shahidi plays a shot during the Asia Cup match against Pakistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Shahidi (97) missed out on his maiden ODI hundred by just three runs after skipper Asghar Afghan hit a combative 67 off 56 balls as Afghanistan scored a fighting 257 for six against in a Super Four match. Shahidi needed a boundary off the last ball to complete

  • No deal with Saudi for release of Sharif, kin: Pak minister

    Islamabad: There was no “deal” between the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia for the release of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members after a top court suspended their sentences in a corruption case, a senior Pakistani minister has asserted.

  • India, Pakistan foreign ministers’ meeting in New York terrific news: US

    Washington: The US on Friday termed as a “terrific news” the proposed meeting between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York, expressing hope that the conditions will be set for a “good” and “strong” relationship between the two neighbours in the future. The meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi will be the

  • India take on gritty Bangladesh

    Men in Blue face Mortaza & Co’s challenge in the Asia Cup Super Four encounter

  • Scandal-hit Australia vow ‘hard but fair’ Pakistan series

    Sydney : Skipper Tim Paine vowed Australia will play “hard but fair” against Pakistan they embark on their first Test tour since a ball-tampering scandal and with fresh controversy raging following allegations by England’s Moeen Ali.

  • Pakistan invites Saudi Arabia to be 3rd partner in CPEC

    Islamabad: Saudi Arabia will be the third “strategic partner” of the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a senior Pakistani minister announced Thursday, soon after Prime Minister Imran Khan returned from his first foreign trip to the cash-rich kingdom. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship project of the multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a pet project of Chinese President Xi Jinping aimed at enhancing Beijing’s influence around