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Dhawan ton sparks India rout of S Africa

Posted by on 22/02/2015
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West Indies rout Pakistan

Posted by on 21/02/2015
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West Indies rout Pakistan

West Indies rout Pakistan

Akhtar: Misbah a ‘coward’ captain

Posted by on 21/02/2015
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Akhtar: Misbah a ‘coward’ captain

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 have not seen a more coward and selfish captain than Misbah,” the 39-year-old Akhtar told the Geo News TV channel. “He is not willing to […]

Southee’s seven rocks England

Posted by on 20/02/2015
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Southee’s seven rocks England

Southee’s seven rocks England

WELLINGTON: Paceman Tim Southee recorded the best one-day figures by a New Zealander while Brendon McCullum hit the fastest World Cup half-century to lead their team to an eight-wicket rout of hapless England on Friday. Southee took seven for 33 in nine overs as England collapsed to 123 all out in just 33.2 overs. New […]

Lehmann: Cricket World Cup a is way too long

Posted by on 19/02/2015
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Lehmann: Cricket World Cup a is way too long

Lehmann: Cricket World Cup a is way too long

MELBOURNE: Australia coach Darren Lehmann is saying what a lot of people often think during the Cricket World Cup. It needs to be shortened. Lehmann’s squad has a seven-day gap between its opening victory over England and its next Pool A match against Bangladesh in Brisbane tomorrowy, cyclonic winds and torrential rain permitting. Australia’s third […]

Zimbabwe survive UAE scare

Posted by on 19/02/2015
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Zimbabwe survive UAE scare

Zimbabwe survive UAE scare

NELSON: Zimbabwe enjoyed their first victory of the World Cup yesterday but not before they were given a fright by the tournament minnows from the United Arab Emirates. The Africans’ four-wicket win at Nelson’s Saxton Oval came with 12 balls to spare and was set up by an 83-run sixth wicket partnership between Sean Williams […]

Kuwait veterans to tour Sri Lanka

Posted by on 18/02/2015
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Kuwait veterans to tour Sri Lanka

Kuwait veterans to tour Sri Lanka

KUWAIT: In commemoration of celebrating the National Day of Kuwait KVCC this year is looking forward to play two matches in Sri Lanka namely in Colombo and Kandy. The mastermind behind this tour is none other than the Chairman Taher Bastaki who will also lead the squad supported by Mahmood Bastaki a very well known […]

Fielding coach drawn into Pakistan turmoil

Posted by on 18/02/2015
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Fielding coach drawn into Pakistan turmoil

Fielding coach drawn into Pakistan turmoil

CHRISTCHURCH: Pakistan’s World Cup campaign was rocked by fresh allegations of unrest yesterday when reports claimed that fielding coach Grant Luden was involved in a heated row with senior players. Even before the tournament started, eight members of Pakistan’s 15-man squad-including Shahid Afridi and Ahmed Shehzad-were fined $300 each by team management for breaking a […]

No dream debut for Afghans as Bangladesh clinch victory

Posted by on 18/02/2015
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No dream debut for Afghans as Bangladesh clinch victory

No dream debut for Afghans as Bangladesh clinch victory

CANBERRA: Afghanistan never recovered from a horror start as Bangladesh overpowered the World Cup newcomers by 105 runs at Canberra’s Manuka Oval yesterday. The Afghans marked their World Cup debut by holding Bangladesh to 267 all out after losing the toss but crumbled to three for three in the opening three overs of their reply. […]

UAE offer Zimbabwe shot at redemption

Posted by on 18/02/2015
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UAE offer Zimbabwe shot at redemption

UAE offer Zimbabwe shot at redemption

NELSON: Zimbabwe get the chance to resurrect their World Cup campaign and put their first points on the board today when they meet the United Arab Emirates in Nelson. Although nerves got the better of Zimbabwe in their World Cup opener against South Africa that should not be a problem when they play the UAE. […]

We didn’t do ourselves justice, says Afghanistan coach Moles

Posted by on 18/02/2015
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We didn’t do ourselves justice, says Afghanistan coach Moles

We didn’t do ourselves justice, says Afghanistan coach Moles

CANBERRA: Afghanistan coach Andy Moles lamented his team didn’t give a true reflection of the way they play their cricket after a comprehensive first up World Cup defeat to Bangladesh yesterday. The World Cup newcomers lost by 105 runs after being dismissed for 162 in pursuit of a 268- run target at Canberra’s Manuka Oval. […]

Shaky New Zealand down brave Scotland

Posted by on 17/02/2015
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Shaky New Zealand down brave Scotland

Shaky New Zealand down brave Scotland

DUNEDIN: New Zealand limped to a threewicket win over Scotland yesterday, maintaining World Cup momentum only after the minnows gave the co-hosts’ much-vaunted batting lineup a bloody nose. New Zealand skittled Scotland out for 142 after putting them into bat, effectively ensuring there would be no repeat of Monday’s match when Ireland, another non-Test nation, […]