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Sri Lanka rout England by nine wickets

Sri Lanka rout England by nine wickets

WELLINGTON: England’s horror World Cup run continued when Sri Lanka smashed the third-highest run chase in the tournament’s history to clinch a nine-wicket defeat in Wellington on Sunday. Centuries by Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne ensured Sri Lanka overhauled the ...

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Pakistan survive Zimbabwe scare to keep WC hopes alive

Pakistan survive Zimbabwe scare to keep WC hopes alive

BRISBANE: Pakistan got their World Cup campaign back on track Sunday when the 1992 champions downed Zimbabwe by 20 runs to claim their first win of the tournament. Led by some patient batting from captain Mizbah-ul-Haq, who made 73, Pakistan ...

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New Zealand down Australia to reach last eight

New Zealand down Australia to reach last eight

SYDNEY: New Zealand reached the World Cup quarter-finals Saturday in a nail-biting one-wicket win over Australia in an Eden Park classic which saw them almost suffer an embarrassing collapse in pursuit of just 152. Sitting comfortably at 78-1, the Black ...

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Pakistan summon spirit of Imran Khan and 1992

Pakistan summon spirit of Imran Khan and 1992

BRISBANE: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq summoned up the spirit of Imran Khan and his 1992 World Cup warriors on Saturday as the strife-hit Asian giants look to salvage their 2015 campaign. Pakistan, engulfed by a series of on and off-field controversies, ...

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India unbeaten at World Cup after UAE rout

India unbeaten at World Cup after UAE rout

PERTH: India’s World Cup confidence continued to climb as they thrashed the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in their Pool B match at Perth’s WACA Ground on Saturday. The UAE managed just 102 after winning the toss and electing ...

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PCB says Shehzad ‘available’ for Zimbabwe match

PCB says Shehzad ‘available’ for Zimbabwe match

BRISBANE, Australia: Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad has been cleared to play in the team’s third World Cup Pool B game against Zimbabwe after suffering an ankle injury, an official said Friday. The 23-year-old right-hander was sent for an MRI scan ...

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South Africa Beat West Indies by 257 runs

South Africa Beat West Indies by 257 runs

SYDNEY: AB de Villiers hit an unbeaten 162 as South Africa defeated the West Indies by 257 runs in the World Cup on Friday. Chasing 409 to win, the West Indies were bowled out for 151 at the Sydney Cricket ...

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