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Srilanka Beat Bangladesh by 92 Runs

Srilanka Beat Bangladesh by 92 Runs

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup Pool A match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday. Sri Lanka scored 332 for one after electing to bat with Tillakaratne Dilshan unbeaten on 161 ...

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Afghanistan thrash Scotland in 1st WC triumph

Afghanistan thrash Scotland in 1st WC triumph

DUNEDIN: Afghanistan posted their first-ever victory at the World Cup on Thursday with a nail-biting one-wicket win over Scotland in Dunedin on Thursday. Afghanistan chased down their target of 211 with just three balls to spare, bringing up a remarkable ...

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Sangakkara Dilshan flay butter-fingered Bangladesh

Sangakkara Dilshan flay butter-fingered Bangladesh

MELBOURNE: Sri Lanka scored 332 for one after electing to bat in their World Cup Pool A match against Bangladesh at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday. Tillakaratne Dilshan was unbeaten on 161 after an opening stand of 122 with ...

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Moin Khan to return home tonight

Moin Khan to return home tonight

KARACHI: Chief Selector Moin Khan, who was recalled from Australia by PCB after an alleged visit to a casino, is arriving at Karachi airport tonight. Pakistani cricket chiefs summoned the chief selector home from the World Cup as they investigate ...

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WC 2015: Ireland beat UAE by two wickets

WC 2015: Ireland beat UAE by two wickets

BRISBANE (AFP) – Ireland defeated the United Arab Emirates by two wickets in a thrilling World Cup Pool B match at theGabba on Wednesday. Chasing 279 to win, Gary Wilson top-scored for Ireland with 80 although it was Kevin O Brien ...

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Struggling Younis denies retirement

Struggling Younis denies retirement

BRISBANE: Out of form senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan denied on Wednesday tweeting a plan to retire from one-day internationals after the ongoing World Cup, saying he was working hard to come good for his team. A tweet from a ...

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PCB recalls Moin from Australia over casino visit

PCB recalls Moin from Australia over casino visit

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday recalled chief selector Moin Khan from Australia following his visit to a casino on the eve of team’s second drubbing in World Cup against West Indies. Addressing a press conference here, PCB Chairman ...

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I never felt so much pressure, says double-ton Gayle

I never felt so much pressure, says double-ton Gayle

CANBERRA: West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a World Cup double century on Tuesday and admitted he had never felt such pressure to perform. The giant 35-year-old Jamaican smashed a breathtaking 215 against Zimbabwe at ...

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Saeed Ajmal to return for 3rd spell at Worcestershire

Saeed Ajmal to return for 3rd spell at Worcestershire

LONDON: Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will return for a third spell with Worcestershire, the English county announced Tuesday. The 37-year-old was recently cleared to bowl again after undergoing remedial work on his action. However, he failed to satisfy doubts about ...

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