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23 September, 2017 8:39 PM Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah named in Pakistan squad for Tests versus Sri Lanka

New Delhi: Pakistan have announced a 16-man squad for the upcoming two-match Test series against Sri Lanka which begins in Abu Dhabi on September 28. Three big names have been included in the squad. Wahab Riaz, Azhar Ali and Yasir Shah find a place in the team. Some other names who find a mention as well are Harid Sohail, and newcomers Usman Salahuddin 15

23 September, 2017 7:31 PM North Korea says rockets to US 'inevitable' as US bombers fly off North Korean coast

North Korea said on Saturday that firing its rockets at the US mainland was "inevitable" after US President Donald Trump called Pyongyang's leader "rocket man". UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON/SEOUL: North Korea said on Saturday that firing its rockets at the US mainland was "inevitable" after US President Donald Trump called Pyongyang's leader "rocket man", in a further 29

23 September, 2017 1:30 PM Quake in North Korea triggers suspicion

China calls it a ‘suspected explosion’ but South Korea terms it a ‘natural earthquake’ A small earthquake near North Korea’s nuclear test site on Saturday was probably not man-made, the nuclear proliferation watchdog and a South Korean official said, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one. Chinese earthquake 24

23 September, 2017 10:00 AM China says N Korean quake 'suspected explosion', South Korea says likely natural quake

China’s earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a “suspected explosion�. The administration said in a statement on its website that the quake, which occurred around 0830 GMT, was recorded a depth of zero kilometres. Previous quakes from North Korea have indicated nuclear tests 19

22 September, 2017 1:48 PM More than North Korea vs the USA, it is increasingly becoming Kim Jong-un vs Donald Trump

SEOUL: So much for keeping the U.S.-North Korea crisis a country-to-country war of words. North Korea's dictator, taking his cue from America's president, has made it a decidedly personal matter. Put aside for a moment the name-calling _ "Rocket Man" from Donald Trump earlier this week, "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" from Kim Jong Un in comments released 26

22 September, 2017 11:43 AM Amid New Sanctions, Trump Calls North Korea's Leader 'Madman' Whose Regime Will Face New Tests

President Trump lashed back Friday at North Korea's leader, calling Kim Jong Un a "madman" whose regime will be "tested like never before" amid new U. S-imposed financial sanctions. The latest economic pressures announced Thursday come as the Trump administration seeks to build international support for more aggressively confronting the rogue nation 155

22 September, 2017 8:11 AM Pat Cummins To Miss T20s Against India To Prepare For Ashes

Pat Cummins will be playing in the Sheffield Shield season after returning home. Australian pacer Pat Cummins will skip the three-match Twenty20 series against India next month as he will head back home after the ongoing ODIs to prepare for the Ashes later this year. Cummins will fly back to Australia after the fifth and final one-dayer of the series 25

21 September, 2017 3:12 PM Coulter-Nile, Richardson restrict India despite Kohli 92

Virat Kohli chose an immensely energy-sapping day in Kolkata to improve his numbers against Australia, but Nathan Coulter-Nile and Kane Richardson took the pace off the ball and off the Indian innings as the hosts finished on 252 in the second ODI on Thursday (September 21). It was a day when rain surprisingly stayed away after having dominated headlines 24

20 September, 2017 9:58 AM BCCI nominates Dhoni for Padma Bhushan

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has nominated MS Dhoni for the Padma Bhushan award, acting president CK Khanna confirmed on Wednesday (September 20). Dhoni, who is already a recipient of Arjuna Award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the Padma Shri Award, could become the 11th cricketer to receive the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian 30

19 September, 2017 3:55 AM Sushma Swaraj takes well-aimed swipe at Pakistan on sidelines of UN meet in NY

NEW DELHI: Without mentioning it, Union minister Sushma Swaraj managed a well-aimed swipe at Pakistan while "deploring" North Korea's recent missile tests. At a trilateral meeting with the US and Japan, the external affairs minister made it a point to say that North Korea's "proliferation linkages must be explored". It has long been suspected - and some say proven 82