Free Press Journal
  • Don’t need to use my back as my arms can do the job: Dhoni

    Mohali : Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s powerful forearms won many a matches for India and no wonder the former India captain has confidence to clear the boundary even when he is suffering from excruciating back pain.

  • Australia to tour Zimbabwe for T20I tri-series

    Melbourne: Australia are all set to travel to Zimbabwe for the first time in four years when they play in the T20I tri-series, also featuring Pakistan, in July this year.

  • SL aims to extend domination over Bangladesh

    Colombo : Hosts Sri Lanka will aim to continue their recent domination against a beleaguered Bangladesh when the two teams meet in the Nidahas Twenty20 Trophy here today.

  • Afghan batsman Shahzad suspended for two ties

    Harare : Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad was on Wednesday suspended for Afghanistan’s next two matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier after his accumulated demerit points reached four within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the Code of Conduct.

  • Kohli crosses 900-point mark in Test and ODIs, Bumrah tops bowling list 

    Dubai : India captain Virat Kohli became only the second batsman in the history of the game to cross the 900-point mark concurrently in Tests and ODIs, while pacer Jasprit Bumrah grabbed the joint-top position among bowlers in the latest ICC ODI player rankings on Tuesday.

  • Nepal, nepal qualified for icc cricket world cup, word cup qualifier 2018, zimbabwe, nepal beat canada, UAE, namibia, ICC World Cricket League Division 2

    Nepal through to World Cup Qualifiers after ‘thrilling’ finish

    Dubai: Nepal qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 in Zimbabwe after a thrilling finish at the ICC World Cricket League Division 2. Nepal beat Canada in the last ball by one wicket in the closest of matches at Wanderers, as they scored the winning one run in the last ball with only one wicket remaining. Canada, who looked to be in pole position with Nepal on 144 for nine,

  • Afghanistan, NZ, Proteas qualify for Super League

    Pacer Aditya Thakare has been called in as cover for an injured Ishan Porel in the Indian under-19 cricket team, which is currently competing in the ICC World Cup. “India U19 medium-pacer Ishan Porel suffered a bruised heel in his left foot during India’s first group game of the ICC U19 World Cup against Australia,” the BCCI said in a statement.  “He has a soft tissue injury and Medical Team is monitoring

  • Philander questions India’s readiness

    Cape Town : South Africa pacer Vernon Philander on Wednesday questioned India’s claims of being fully prepared for the three-match series, saying a fair assessment of where the visitors stand could only be made after the first Test beginning Friday.

  • Selection challenge for South Africa against Zimbabwe

    Port Elizabeth : Selection is likely to be South Africa’s biggest challenge ahead of their one-off day- night Test against Zimbabwe, starting at St George’s Park today.

  • Doug Bracewell replaces Grandhomme

    Wellington : New Zealand medium pacer Doug Bracewell replaced all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme for the three-match One-day International (ODI) series against West Indies starting from December 20.

  • Now, Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe, meets officials

    Harare : Zimbabwe’s ousted vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa flew home on Wednesday and met with top government and ruling party officials ahead of his inauguration as president on Friday, an aide said.

  • US says Robert Mugabe departure is ‘historic opportunity’ for Zimbabwe

    Washington: The United States said today that the resignation of Zimbabwe’s long-time ruler Robert Mugabe offered the country’s people a “historic opportunity” for change and could help end its “isolation” on the world stage. “The future of Zimbabwe will have to be decided by the people of Zimbabwe,” said State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert, issuing a call for “free and fair elections.”