1w ago| Tennis

Djokovic crushes De Minaur to fire warning at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic demolished Alex de Minaur for the loss of just five games to sweep into a 13th Australian Open quarter-final and send an ominous warning Monday, showing few signs of his troublesome hamstring.

1w ago| Tennis

Commentator Dokic hits out at 'fat-shaming' trolls at Australian Open

Player-turned commentator Jelena Dokic lashed out Monday at the "disgusting" body-shaming she has endured online while working at the Australian Open.

Nadal slumps to second-straight defeat in United Cup

World number two Rafael Nadal slumped to a second-straight defeat at the United Cup Monday in a setback to his Australian Open preparations, but Stefanos Tsitsipas and Iga Swiatek were both on song.

Lankans' dynamism their biggest weapon

Sri Lanka exude confidence at the moment, having secured four back-to-back victories that begun with the win over Bangladesh. They geared for the final with a win in the dead-rubber Super Four stage game against Pakistan in what was a dress rehearsal for the final. Their plans have been like clockwork, especially with the bat.

Unpredictable Pakistan meet wily SL

In Dubai, the centre-stage for the Pakistan-Sri Lanka final today, there was no intense media activity with both teams having opted to stay within their hotel, foregoing practice sessions and media conference.

Bangladesh's Masudur to officiate in Asia Cup final

Bangladeshi umpire Masudur Rahman Mukul will be conducting the Aisa Cup final between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Sunday as one of the two on-field umpires.

January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

Djokovic crushes De Minaur to fire warning at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic demolished Alex de Minaur for the loss of just five games to sweep into a 13th Australian Open quarter-final and send an ominous warning Monday, showing few signs of his troublesome hamstring.

January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

Commentator Dokic hits out at 'fat-shaming' trolls at Australian Open

Player-turned commentator Jelena Dokic lashed out Monday at the "disgusting" body-shaming she has endured online while working at the Australian Open.

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

Nadal slumps to second-straight defeat in United Cup

World number two Rafael Nadal slumped to a second-straight defeat at the United Cup Monday in a setback to his Australian Open preparations, but Stefanos Tsitsipas and Iga Swiatek were both on song.

October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022

Historic female-inclusive Asia Cup commences today

The much-awaited Women’s Asia Cup, played in the 20-over format since 2012, returns with its eighth edition in Sylhet as the curtain-raiser sees defending champions Bangladesh take on Thailand at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium Ground 2 (SICS Outer) today from Bangladesh Standard Time 9:00 am.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Saqlain backs Babar and Rizwan after Asia Cup loss

Pakistan coach Saqlain Mushtaq defended his team's Twenty20 playing style after losing Sunday's Asia Cup final, saying they were on the right track for next month's T20 World Cup.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Five talking points from Asia Cup

Dasun Shanaka's Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 23 runs in Dubai on Sunday to clinch their sixth Asia Cup.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

‘As a unit we are doing fantastically well’

Bhanuka Rajapaksa on Sunday said Sri Lanka's cricket has proved a point to the world with their sixth Asia Cup title after his unbeaten 71 set up a commanding 23-run win over Pakistan.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Shanaka dedicates Asia Cup win to crisis-hit Sri Lanka

Skipper Dasun Shanaka on Sunday called the Asia Cup triumph a "real turnaround" for Sri Lankan cricket ahead of the T20 World Cup and dedicated the win to the crisis-hit nation.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

‘Sri Lanka deserved to be champions’

'It was a team effort,' a very proud Sri Lanka coach Chris Silverwood said after his side's Asia Cup triumph on Sunday.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Sri Lanka outclass Pakistan to win Asia Cup

Sri Lanka won their sixth Asia Cup title as the Dasun Shanaka-led side handed a 23-run defeat to Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup in Dubai tonight.