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West Indies loss a little bit pathetic, says Holding

West Indies loss a little bit pathetic, says Holding

SYDNEY: West Indies great Michael Holding has slammed the side’s four-wicket loss to Ireland in their World Cup opener as a “little bit pathetic”. The Caribbean team collapsed to 87 for five in Nelson on Monday before Lendl Simmons (102) ...

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McCullum demands New Zealand improvement

McCullum demands New Zealand improvement

DUNEDIN, New Zealand: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum insisted his team have batting improvements to make ahead of their next World Cup duel against England after labouring to a three-wicket win over Scotland on Tuesday. The Black Caps reached their ...

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Tendulkar wary of South Africa threat

Tendulkar wary of South Africa threat

NEW DELHI: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has issued a warning to triumphant India about their upcoming World Cup match against South Africa, saying the Proteas were “far, far superior” to arch-rivals Pakistan. Batting superstar Tendulkar helped India win the World ...

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Pressure will be on Bangladesh, says Afghan captain

Pressure will be on Bangladesh, says Afghan captain

CANBERRA: Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi is convinced the pressure will be on Bangladesh in their World Cup clash on Wednesday, saying his debutant side holds an edge over their Asian rivals. Nabi reminded everyone ahead of the Pool A match ...

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NZ beat Scotland with unimpressive batting

NZ beat Scotland with unimpressive batting

DUNEDIN: New Zealand almost wasted a superb bowling effort to bumble their way to a three-wicket victory over Scotland in their cricket World Cup Pool A match in Dunedin on Tuesday. The co-hosts finished on 146 for seven, although they ...

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Angry Sammy tells West Indies to shape up or else

Angry Sammy tells West Indies to shape up or else

NELSON: West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy made no secret of his feelings following Monday’s shattering World Cup defeat by Ireland, telling his team-mates they could not afford a repeat performance. “If we continue to play like that we won’t be ...

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Beating West Indies was no upset, says Ireland captain

Beating West Indies was no upset, says Ireland captain

NELSON: Ireland captain William Porterfield demanded his side be treated with respect after their four-wicket World Cup win over the West Indies on Monday, denying the result was an upset and taking aim at cricket’s two-tier system. Elated at claiming ...

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Ireland Won By 4 Wickets

Ireland Won By 4 Wickets

SYDNEY: Ireland cemented their reputation as giant-killers with a four-wicket win over the West Indies in their World Cup opener in Nelson on Monday. It wasn’t the first time the Irish had upset one of cricket’s elite Test nations on ...

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Fury in Pakistan after sixth World Cup defeat to India

Fury in Pakistan after sixth World Cup defeat to India

ISLAMABAD: Fans slammed Pakistan after a 76-run defeat to arch-rivals India in their opening World Cup match in Adelaide on Sunday, claiming their beloved team can’t bat, bowl or field.Millions of Pakistanis across the country watched the match at home ...

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India Win Against pakistan

India Win Against pakistan

ADELAIDE: Pakistan failed to end an embarrassing string of World Cup flops against India after Runs defeat Adelaide Oval on Sunday. Pakistan have lost all their six World Cup matches to India dating back to 1992. Earlier on the day, ...

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