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Australia rout Afghanistan

Posted by on 04/03/2015
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Australia rout Afghanistan

Australia rout Afghanistan

PERTH: Australia hit the highest World Cup score in tournament history yesterday as they thrashed Afghanistan by a record 275 runs, a result which was also the greatest winning margin in tournament history. The home team made 417-6 at the WACA led by opener David Warner’s 178-run blitz, his fourth one-day international century and his […]

Pakistan march on with UAE victory

Posted by on 04/03/2015
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Pakistan march on with UAE victory

Pakistan march on with UAE victory

NAPIER: Pakistan continued their revival in the World Cup with a professional batting and bowling performance in a 129-run win against United Arab Emirates in Napier yesterday. Opener Ahmed Shehzad fell seven short of his maiden World Cup hundred while Haris Sohail (70) and skipper Misbah-ul-Haq chipped in with 65 which helped Pakistan to post […]

South Africa flatten Ireland

Posted by on 03/03/2015
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South Africa flatten Ireland

South Africa flatten Ireland

CANBERRA: Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis hit centuries, while Dale Steyn shone in his 100th one-day international, as South Africa showcased their prowess with a 201-run rout of Ireland in the World Cup yesterday. Amla scored 159 off 128 balls to become the fastest man to reach 20 ODI centuries and du Plessis made […]

Changes demanded after England’s flop

Posted by on 02/03/2015
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Changes demanded after England’s flop

Changes demanded after England’s flop

MELBOURNE: The incoming chairman of England’s cricket board has flagged a review of the team’s approach to the one-day format after a third crushing loss at the World Cup. England slumped to a nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka on Sunday, leaving their hopes of making the World Cup’s quarter-finals hanging by a thread. Having beaten […]

Pakistan get World Cup campaign back on track

Posted by on 01/03/2015
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Pakistan get World Cup campaign back on track

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 some patient batting from captain Mizbah-ul-Haq, who made 73, Pakistan recovered from losing their first two wickets for just four runs to post 235 for […]

Sri Lanka extend England’s agony

Posted by on 01/03/2015
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Sri Lanka extend England’s agony

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 Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne ensured Sri Lanka overhauled the 310-run target set after England won the toss and elected to bat. The pair were unbeaten […]

Gayle’s record double ton flattens Zimbabwe

Posted by on 24/02/2015
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Gayle’s record double ton flattens Zimbabwe

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 in Canberra yesterday. The Caribbean entertainers amassed 372 for two after winning the toss and then bowled Zimbabwe out for 289 chasing a revised 363 […]

Pakistan summon casino row selector back home

Posted by on 24/02/2015
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Pakistan summon casino row selector back home

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 West Indies. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) launched a probe on Monday as claims surfaced that Moin Khan had been seen in a casino in […]

Pakistan chief selector in casino storm

Posted by on 23/02/2015
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Pakistan chief selector in casino storm

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 before the loss to West Indies. “I have spoken to Moin and we have sought an explanation from him. It is inappropriate he should be […]

Ali’s century guides England to victory

Posted by on 23/02/2015
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Ali’s century guides England to victory

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 a masterful 128 runs towards England’s total of 303 and Scotland were all out for 184 with more than seven overs remaining. Although Scotland were […]

Federer sorry for India ‘bleed blue’

Posted by on 23/02/2015
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Federer sorry for India ‘bleed blue’

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 champions India in a marketing photo-shoot. The 17-time Grand Slam title winner shares the same sponsor as the Indian team and on the eve of […]

SCCT flags off cricket tourney

Posted by on 23/02/2015
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SCCT flags off cricket tourney

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 Companies Cricket Tournament (SCCT). The former Group General Manager Mr. Bill Young an ardent cricket fan himself inspired the employees of various shipping companies to […]