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Pakistan get World Cup campaign back on track

BRISBANE: Pakistan got their World Cup campaign back on track yesterday when the 1992 champions downed Zimbabwe by 20 runs to claim their first win of the tournament. Led by…

Sri Lanka extend England’s agony

WELLINGTON: England’s horror World Cup run continued when Sri Lanka smashed the thirdhighest run chase in the tournament’s history to clinch a nine-wicket defeat in Wellington yesterday. Centuries by Kumar…

Gayle’s record double ton flattens Zimbabwe

CANBERRA: Chris Gayle smashed the highest ever individual World Cup score of 215 and his first century in 20 months as the West Indies flattened Zimbabwe on a record-shattering day…

Pakistan summon casino row selector back home

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani cricket chiefs yesterday summoned the chief selector home from the World Cup as they investigate reports he visited a casino shortly before the team’s disastrous loss to the…

Pakistan chief selector in casino storm

KARACHI: Pakistan’s World Cup campaign hit another snag after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said yesterday it was probing media reports that chief selector Moin Khan had visited a casino…

Ali’s century guides England to victory

CHRISTCHURCH: Moeen Ali’s century set up England’s opening win in the World Cup in Christchurch yesterday when they downed Scotland by 119 run in their Pool A clash. Ali contributed…

Federer sorry for India ‘bleed blue’

DUBAI: Roger Federer has apologised for getting caught up in the bitter rivalry between Indian and Pakistani cricket fans after he was pictured admiring the blue shirt of World Cup…

SCCT flags off cricket tourney

KUWAIT: Shipping Companies Cricket Tournament (SCCT) started in the year 2004, is marked as a Red Letter Day for the whole shipping fraternity, as it flagged off the first Shipping…

Jayawardene century saves face for Sri Lanka

DUNEDIN: Mahela Jayawardene’s century rescued Sri Lanka from a batting meltdown as they beat Afghanistan by four wickets in their World Cup match in Dunedin yesterday. Set a modest target…

Dhawan ton sparks India rout of S Africa

West Indies rout Pakistan

Akhtar: Misbah a ‘coward’ captain

KARACHI: Former paceman Shoaib Akhtar labelled captain Misbah-ul-Haq “a coward” and “a selfish player” after Pakistan were crushed by 150 runs by West Indies in the World Cup yesterday. “I…

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