Abdul Qadir conferred Sitara-e-Imtiaz, the third-highest civilian award in Pakistan

The late Abdul Qadir has been conferred the Sitara-e-Imtiaz, the third-highest civilian award in Pakistan, by president Arif Alvi on August 14, the country’s Independence Day. Qadir, who died last year, is often credited as the one who revived the art of legspin in the 1970s and 1980s. During his career, he took 236 wickets … Read more

Zak Crawley frustrated by bad light issue but warns of ‘life changing’ consequences

Zak Crawley has warned of “life changing” consequences should someone be injured when playing in poor light. Crawley, who was recalled to the England Test team for this match in the absence of Ben Stokes, said that, in previous years, he had been as frustrated as any other spectator at the decision of match officials … Read more

ICC mulling possible changes to bad light regulations

The ICC’s cricket committee is likely to discuss regulations around delays for bad light and wet weather after farcical scenes during the Test summer in England. Despite the huge efforts of all involved to ensure cricket could resume behind closed doors, the Tests against West Indies and Pakistan have been marred by frequent interruptions after … Read more