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Umar Akmal says Mickey Arthur verbally abused him in Inzamamul Haq’s presence

LAHORE: Cricketer Umar Akmal on Wednesday accused Pakistan Cricket Team’s head coach Mickey Arthur of verbally abusing him and throwing him out of National Cricket Academy, ARY News reported. Speaking to media in Lahore, the middle-order batsman who was dropped from the Pakistan’s Champions Trophy Squad, said that the head …

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Pakistani batsman dies after being hit by bouncer

MARDAN: Pakistani cricketer, an opening batsman, Zubair Ahmed died after being hit by a bouncer during a game in Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday. The Pakistan Cricket Board shared the news on twitter stating, “Tragic death of Zubair Ahmed is another reminder that safety gear i.e. helmet must be worn …

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England unsure what to expect as pink-ball cricket arrives

EDGBASTON: England’s cricketers admit they will be taking a leap in the dark when the country hosts its first day-night test, with a pink ball, against the West Indies this week. Few England players have any experience with the ball, which will be the centre of attention when the first …

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