Pakistan Super League 2019 Schedule

Pakistan Super League 2019 Schedule
DateMatchVenue
14-FebIslamabad United vs Lahore QalandarsDubai
15-FebSixth Team vs Karachi KingsDubai
15-FebPeshawar Zalmi vs Quetta GladiatorsDubai
16-FebIslamabad United vs Sixth TeamDubai
16-FebLahore Qalandars vs Karachi KingsDubai
17-FebIslamabad United vs Quetta GladiatorsDubai
17-FebPeshawar Zalmi vs Lahore QalandarsDubai
20-FebQuetta Gladiators vs Sixth TeamSharjah
21-FebPeshawar Zalmi vs Karachi KingsSharjah
22-FebLahore Qalandars vs Sixth TeamSharjah
22-FebIslamabad United vs Peshawar ZalmiSharjah
23-FebQuetta Gladiators vs Lahore QalandarsSharjah
23-FebIslamabad United vs Karachi KingsSharjah
24-FebPeshawar Zalmi vs Sixth TeamSharjah
24-FebQuetta Gladiators vs Karachi KingsSharjah
26-FebSixth Team vs Islamabad UnitedDubai
27-FebLahore Qalandars vs Quetta GladiatorsDubai
27-FebKarachi Kings vs Islamabad UnitedDubai
28-FebSixth Team vs Peshawar ZalmiDubai
28-FebKarachi Kings vs Lahore QalandarsDubai
1-MarPeshawar Zalmi vs Islamabad UnitedDubai
1-MarSixth Team vs Quetta GladiatorsDubai
4-MarQuetta Gladiators vs Peshawar ZalmiAbu Dhabi
4-MarSixth Team vs Karachi KingsAbu Dhabi
5-MarLahore Qalandars vs Peshawar ZalmiAbu Dhabi
5-MarQuetta Gladiators vs Islamabad UnitedAbu Dhabi
7-MarKarachi Kings vs Peshawar ZalmiKarachi
9-MarLahore Qalandars vs Islamabad UnitedLahore
10-MarKarachi Kings vs Quetta GladiatorsKarachi
10-MarLahore Qalandars vs Sixth TeamLahore
12-MarPSL 4 Eliminator 1Lahore
13-MarQualifierKarachi
15-MarPSL 4 Eliminator 2Karachi
17-MarPSL 4 FinalKarachi

Australia’s Steve Smith & David Warner to play ‘huge part’

Smith & David Warner

Prohibited couple Steve Smith and David Warner will play an “enormous part” in the current year’s Ashes arrangement against England, says Australia skipper Tim Paine.

Smith and Warner are required to come back to the national side when their suspensions terminate one month from now.

“I see us setting off to the Ashes and them having a colossal part in us winning the arrangement,” said Paine.

“We realize how great they are and ideally once their bans are up, they’ll be invited back. Those two have a lot of keeps running in the bank.”

“What we have seen over this late spring is we are beginning to manufacture a squad with a lot of profundity. There’s most likely anyplace somewhere in the range of 16 and 25 players we believe are currently in the blend, which is a great place to be,” Paine said.

“I’ve been envisioning about it really. I’m glad since we have this (Sri Lanka arrangement) off the beaten path and I can place everything into it on the grounds that each Australian cricketer can hardly wait to go and play an Ashes arrangement, especially in England.”

The Ashes get in progress on 1 August with the first of five Tests at Edgbaston.

Prior to that, Australia’s one-day group – which could likewise call upon Smith and Warner – will want to guard the World Cup trophy they won down under in 2015.

That is additionally being held in England, from 30 May until 14 July.

Spurs refuse to draw, Burnley finally win a penalty & Aguero shines again

Burnley

What do Tottenham Hotspur and Star Wars enemies the Sith share for all intents and purpose?

They just arrangement in absolutes.

And keeping in mind that it didn’t benefit Anakin Skywalker in any way as despite everything he permitted Obi-Wan Kenobi to hack his legs off, for Tottenham’s situation it just methods they don’t care for illustration rounds of football.

We likewise take a gander at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s shining record, investigate one more splendid execution from Sergio Aguero and consider whether Gonzalo Higuain is in decrease or if Maurizio Sarri can resuscitate his goalscoring structure.

On the whole…

Pochettino’s men decline to draw

Not exclusively did Son Heung-min’s 83rd-minute strike win Spurs a hard-battled triumph, however it likewise expanded their keep running of class recreations without an attract to 29.

That overshadows Bolton’s 28-amusement streak between 2010-11 and 2011-12, amid which they lost 21 and in the long run surrendered to assignment.

Conversely, Tottenham’s run highlights a great 22 triumphs – however they have thrice gone near the feared draw.

They required damage time champs to beat Burnley in December 2018 and Fulham in January 2019, while their previous midfielder Jake Livermore caused issues down the road for them in May 2018 when he got a 92nd-minute victor for West Brom.

“Help me, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. You’re my just hope…”

…is likely not what Manchester United official bad habit director Ed Woodward said when he moved toward the Norwegian about getting to be overseer manager at Old Trafford.

In any case, the way Solskjaer has turned the Red Devils’ fortunes around since the sacking of Jose Mourinho has been striking.

Doping bans for 12 Russian athletes including 2012 Olympic champion Ivan Ukhov

Ukhov

London 2012 Olympic high hop champion Ivan Ukhov is among 12 Russian olympic style sports competitors restricted for doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Three years of Ukhov’s outcomes, including the 2012 Olympics, have been precluded, which means Britain’s Robert Grabarz could be moved up to silver.

London 2012 Olympic high hop champion Ivan Ukhov is among 12 Russian Olympic style sports competitors restricted for doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Three years of Ukhov’s outcomes, including the 2012 Olympics, have been precluded, which means Britain’s Robert Grabarz could be moved up to silver.

Cas followed up on proof from the McLaren report, which discovered Russia worked a state-supported doping program.

The 12 competitors have 21 days to advance against the choice.

More than 120 fizzled doping tests have now been recorded from the London Games. The past most noteworthy number of fizzled tests was 86 from Beijing 2008.

Cas says the competitors “took an interest in as well as profited from anabolic steroid doping programs and profited by explicit defensive techniques” from London 2012 to the 2013 World Championships in Moscow.

Ukhov has been restricted for a long time, as has 2013 high hop best on the planet Svetlana Shkolina, while Tatyana Lysenko, who won world gold in the mullet toss, is prohibited for a long time.

Grabarz was one of three competitors to complete third at London 2012, a Games that has since been named the dirtiest ever Olympics due to the quantity of fizzled medications tests.

A report from Professor Richard McLaren in July 2016 discovered Russia worked a state-supported doping program for a long time over the “lion’s share” of Olympic games.

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) prohibited Russia from contending in November 2015 and a month ago maintained the nation’s suspension into 2019.

Cas opened strategies against the competitors “on benefit” of the IAAF, with the Russian Athletics Federation as of now suspended and “helpless to deal with any disciplinary methodology”.

The restricted competitors are:

Tatyana Firova (400m) – four-year restriction from 9 June 2016

Svetlana Shkolina (high bounce) – four-year restriction from 1 February 2019

Ivan Ukhov (high bounce) – four-year restriction from 1 February 2019

Lyukman Adams (triple bounce) – four-year restriction from 31 January 2019

Anna Bulgakova (pound toss) – four-year restriction from 29 March 2017

Gulfiya Agafonova-Khanafeeva (pound toss) – eight-year restriction from 6 January 2017

Tatyana Lysenko Beloborodva (pound toss) – eight-year restriction from 2 July 2016

Ivan Yushkov (shot put) – four-year restriction from 2 July 2016

Mariya Bespalova (pound toss) – effectively suspended since 26 October 2015

Vera Ganeeva (plate) – two-year restriction from 2 July 2018

Yekaterina Galitskaia (100m obstacles) – four-year restriction from 1 February 2019

Yuliya Kondakova (100m obstacles) – four-year restriction from 1 February 2019

Cas followed up on proof from the McLaren report, which discovered Russia worked a state-supported doping program.

The 12 competitors have 21 days to advance against the choice.

More than 120 fizzled doping tests have now been recorded from the London Games. The past most noteworthy number of fizzled tests was 86 from Beijing 2008.

Cas says the competitors “took an interest in as well as profited from anabolic steroid doping programs and profited by explicit defensive techniques” from London 2012 to the 2013 World Championships in Moscow.

Ukhov has been restricted for a long time, as has 2013 high hop best on the planet Svetlana Shkolina, while Tatyana Lysenko, who won world gold in the mallet toss, is prohibited for a long time.

Grabarz was one of three competitors to complete third at London 2012, a Games that has since been named the dirtiest ever Olympics due to the quantity of fizzled medications tests.

A report from Professor Richard McLaren in July 2016 discovered Russia worked a state-supported doping program for a long time over the “lion’s share” of Olympic games.

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) prohibited Russia from contending in November 2015 and a month ago maintained the nation’s suspension into 2019.

Cas opened strategies against the competitors “on benefit” of the IAAF, with the Russian Athletics Federation as of now suspended and “helpless to deal with any disciplinary methodology”.

The restricted competitors are:

Tatyana Firova (400m) – four-year restriction from 9 June 2016

Svetlana Shkolina (high bounce) – four-year restriction from 1 February 2019

Ivan Ukhov (high bounce) – four-year restriction from 1 February 2019

Lyukman Adams (triple bounce) – four-year restriction from 31 January 2019

Anna Bulgakova (pound toss) – four-year restriction from 29 March 2017

Gulfiya Agafonova-Khanafeeva (pound toss) – eight-year restriction from 6 January 2017

Tatyana Lysenko Beloborodva (pound toss) – eight-year restriction from 2 July 2016

Ivan Yushkov (shot put) – four-year restriction from 2 July 2016

Mariya Bespalova (pound toss) – effectively suspended since 26 October 2015

Vera Ganeeva (plate) – two-year restriction from 2 July 2018

Yekaterina Galitskaia (100m obstacles) – four-year restriction from 1 February 2019

Yuliya Kondakova (100m obstacles) – four-year restriction from 1 February 2019

Dustin Johnson holds off Li Haotong to win by two strokes

Dustin Johnson saw off China’s Li Haotong to win the debut Saudi International by two strokes on Sunday.

Britain’s Tom Lewis was a further shot behind in third after a series of 65.

“I am satisfied with the result, however feel I ought to have played much better,” said Johnson, who will move to second on the planet rankings on Monday.

“I am satisfied to return to number two and expectation there is a whole other world to come in the following couple of weeks.”

Li additionally asserted a shot back at the eighteenth to edge in front of Lewis, who had begun the day with five progressive birdies.

A four-under-standard last round made Ian Poulter the following best-set Englishman in a tie for 6th place at 11 under standard, while countryman Ross Fisher and Wales’ Bradley Dredge completed on nine under.

The Spaniard turned into the main player on the European Tour to be excluded under Rule 1.2a, which peruses “players are relied upon to play in the soul of the amusement by acting with trustworthiness, appearing at others and taking great consideration of the course”.

Dayana Yastremska wins title and is presented with dolphin-shaped trophy

Dayana Yastremska

Trophies come in all shapes and sizes.

Take the Ashes urn, for instance, at 11cm high, and after that contrast it and the Indy 500’s Borg-Warner Trophy, which comes in at 163cm tall.

At that point there is the tree-formed Paris Masters trophy, and the Qatar Masters’ ‘Brilliant Clam’.

What about a dolphin adjusting a ball on its nose? That is the thing that Ukrainian tennis player Dayana Yastremska is bringing home from the Thailand Open.

On Sunday, the 18-year-old world number 47 was given the trophy in the wake of beating Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic 6 2-6 7-6 (7-3) in Hua Hin for her second vocation WTA singles title.

Here, BBC Sport investigates a portion of the abnormal and great donning trophies, beginning with tennis.

Six Nations quiz: Who has the most tournament appearances?

Sergio Parisse

Italy was beaten by Scotland on the opening few days of the 2019 Six Nations, however, the match was huge for visiting chief Sergio Parisse.

The 35-year-old number eight showed up in the competition – another record.

Be that as it may, would you be able to name the best 15 players in the rundown – crosswise over both the Five and Six Nations?

We’ve given you the first for nothing, and you have three minutes to get the rest…

Name the main 15 players with the most unsurpassed appearances in the Six Nations?

Alastair Cook says batsmen must learn to ‘adapt

Alastair Cook

The travelers have been bowled out for 77, 246, 187 and 132 to lose the initial two Tests.

“There’s the outflow of ‘this is the manner in which I play’, yet you need to adjust,” Cook revealed to BBC’s The Cricket Social.

“Is it distinctive players? I don’t know it is. It may be diverse attitudes at various occasions.”

In the second Test in Antigua, England batted for just 103.1 overs over their two innings as they lost by 10 wickets inside three days.

On a surface which offered variable skip from the opening day, West Indies made due for 131 overs to make 306 in the main innings, previously finishing the straightforward undertaking of pursuing 14 for triumph on Saturday.

“They didn’t appear to indicate much battle. They didn’t appear to demonstrate that coarseness,” said Cook, England’s untouched driving Test run-scorer.

“You can’t state a considerable lot of the balls England got out to in the second innings were unplayable.”

Britain have for quite some time been attempting to locate a settled batting line-up. In the period between the retirement of Andrew Strauss in 2012 and the finish of his own profession the previous summer, Cook had 12 diverse opening accomplices.

Despite the fact that they beat India 4-1 at home and won 3-0 in Sri Lanka a year ago, just three England batsmen normal more than 40 in Test cricket since the start of 2018.

They are Tom Curran (averaging 62 from one Test), Chris Woakes (44.60 from four) and Ben Foakes (41.50 from five), none of whom is a pro batsman.

Celtic moved six points clear in the Scottish Premiership as goals in the final 12 minutes by James Forrest and Timothy Weah floored St Johnstone.

Celtic

The guests were obstructed by a progression of Zander Clark spares before Forrest at last poked in Timothy Weah’s cross.

Weah scored Celtic’s second on the break before the guests’ Kristoffer Ajer was sent off in the last minutes.

The fifth-straight win may have included some significant pitfalls, with Mikael Lustig, Odsonne Edouard, and Forrest all harmed.

St Johnstone’s third successive thrashing – after a keep running of 10 wins in 14 recreations – leaves Tommy Wright’s side 6th in the table, five points unfastened of Hearts.

Celtic command after changes

A coordinate between the opposite sides with most clean sheets in the best flight this season was continually going to be a tight issue.

Celtic had won three of every a column against St Johnstone – most as of late the 2-0 triumph in Glasgow last Wednesday – and had not yielded in the past five gatherings.

Brendan Rodgers’ side were unaltered from that midweek triumph, however their was beat exasperates inside the initial couple of moments when Kristoffer Ajer’s jawline slammed into previous Celtic striker Tony Watt’s crown.

The middle half lay unmoving for a few minutes accepting treatment and, as the Norwegian in the end lurched to the sidelines, Matty Kennedy bulldozed his way through the region he emptied just to be denied by the outstretched leg of goalkeeper Scott Bain.

With Ajer back on the field, Celtic started to overwhelm ownership against a St Johnstone side in which Sean Goss made his presentation in one of four changes following Wednesday’s dull showcase.

The guests had a punishment guarantee dismissed by ref Willie Collum, who made a decision about Jason Kerr to have a toe on to the ball as he slid in on Oliver Burke, yet St Johnstone were making the better shots and Watt flicked over the crossbar from short proximity.

Celtic were compelled to blood new marking Jeremy Toljan sooner than Rodgers would have loved as Lustig neglected to rise after half-time and, with that change, the stream of the diversion turned in the guests’ support.

The on-advance Borussia Dortmund appropriate back’s reduced from the bye-line allowed Burke to convey an incredible low drive that constrained an eminent one-gave spare from Clark.

St Johnstone ought to have proceeded minute later, yet Watt mysteriously neglected to associate with Kennedy’s cross from two yards out, maybe diverted by the likelihood of crashing into a post.

Celtic reacted by overwhelming whatever is left of the diversion as Clark spared from Burke, Jozo Simunovic, Edouard and Scott Sinclair.

The guests were not to be denied, however, and Forrest – who scored four objectives on Celtic’s last visit to Perth – cut in as Scott Tanser delayed at the back post.

As St Johnstone squeezed for an equalizer, Weah turned in a Callum McGregor cross after a streaming move, and in spite of the fact that Ajer was sent off for pulling back Callum Hendry, Celtic had just anchored a 6th continuous success at McDiarmid Park.

Johnny Sexton & Owen Farrell head to head as Ireland face England

Johnny Sexton & Owen Farrell

On Saturday in Dublin, Owen Farrell and Johnny Sexton will be in resistance, the two most significant players in the most basic position of all. However, the two are more about a common ethos and capacity than animosity and opposition, individuals from a shared gratefulness society that will convey what needs be in the most ruthless terms arrive behind schedule evening.

The two heads, both brutal contenders. Both quarrelsome and constantly disappointed. Seriously private off the pitch yet persistently vocal on it.

The simple edge is to ask which is the better player: the Irishman who has scored 738 and nine attempts over his 78 tops, or the British bloke who has 726 points in 65 with nine attempts.

The all the more edifying, as those details propose, is less to stigmatize one through acclaim for the other than ponder which parts you would take from each to make the ideal northern side of the equator fly-half.

You may support Farrell’s blind spot like handling, considering how he routinely stops far greater men in their tracks, yet you would need to glance back at the details from a year ago’s Six Countries, when Farrell may have made the greater part the same number of handles again as Sexton however missed 17 to the Irishman’s six, and get some information about the low-arm system he now and then utilizes.

On Saturday in Dublin, Owen Farrell and Johnny Sexton will be in resistance, the two most significant players in the most basic position of all. However, the two are more about a common ethos and capacity than animosity and opposition, individuals from a shared gratefulness society that will convey what needs be in the most ruthless terms arrive behind schedule evening.

The two heads, both brutal contenders. Both quarrelsome and constantly disappointed. Seriously private off the pitch yet persistently vocal on it.

The simple edge is to ask which is the better player: the Irishman who has scored 738 and nine attempts over his 78 tops, or the British bloke who has 726 points in 65 with nine attempts.

The all the more edifying, as those details propose, is less to stigmatize one through acclaim for the other than ponder which parts you would take from each to make the ideal northern side of the equator fly-half.

You may support Farrell’s blind spot like handling, considering how he routinely stops far greater men in their tracks, yet you would need to glance back at the details from a year ago’s Six Countries, when Farrell may have made the greater part the same number of handles again as Sexton, however, missed 17 to the Irishman’s six, and get some information about the low-arm system he now and then utilizes.

Sexton persuades refs. Farrell investigates them. Sexton gets focused on physically by the resistance, Farrell irritably.

Sexton persuades refs. Farrell investigates them. Sexton gets focused on physically by the resistance, Farrell irritably.