COLOMBO, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lanka Navy said on Friday that a three-member team had boarded the MT New Diamond oil tanker which caught fire in Sri Lanka's eastern waters last Thursday to carry out an investigation after the fire had been completely doused. … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka says 3-member team boards distressed oil tanker to probe fire
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"It is something different for us because we have never played a cricket game without fans. "So, definitely we are going to miss the fans, and hopefully, all the fans will be supporting us through the TV and give all the good blessings for the SunRisers. Hopefully, we will win this tournament," he said. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: Hopefully Trevor Bayliss will surpass Tom Moody: Muralitharan on Sunrisers Hyderabad’s new head coach
CloseAndrew Miller was saved from a life of drudgery in the City when his car caught fire on the way to an interview. He took this as a sign and fled to Pakistan where he witnessed England's historic victory in the twilight at Karachi (or thought he did, at any rate - it was too dark to tell). He then joined Wisden Online in 2001, and soon graduated from put-upon photocopier to a writer with a penchant for comment and cricket on the subcontinent. In addition to Pakistan, he has covered England tours in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, as well as the World Cup in the Caribbean in 2007Follow on Twitter … [Read more...] about England’s bowling plan was ‘attack, attack, attack’ – Chris Woakes after thrilling win
These measures are named after, and in tribute to, Misbah-ul-Haq and Joginder Sharma, the two main protagonists in arguably the single most significant over in the history of T20. It was the last over of the inaugural World T20 tournament. India were defending 13 runs, Pakistan had one wicket in hand. Joginder bowled four medium-paced deliveries. One was a wide, another a full toss that went for six. There was a good-length ball well outside off stump, which Misbah missed because he backed away to leg before it was bowled. And finally, there was Misbah's unsuccessful attempt to paddle one over short-fine leg. India won, and within six months, the BCCI, which only a year earlier had declared at the ICC that "India will never play T20", had set up the Indian Premier League. … [Read more...] about Who are the greatest T20 players of them all?
Security has improved, however, and last year Pakistan squared off against Sri Lanka in what was its first home Test in a decade. Misbah said he hoped teams such as England would consider travelling to Pakistan as global sport slowly returns following months of inactivity. … [Read more...] about Pakistan Cricket Also Deserves Support From Other Countries: Misbah-ul-Haq