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Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh; reach tri-nation final

Posted by on 25/01/2018
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Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh; reach tri-nation final

Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh; reach tri-nation final

DHAKA: Suranga Lakmal led Sri Lankan bowlers on a confidence-boosting rampage to skittle out Bangladesh for 82 yesterday and guide his side into the final of the Dhaka tri-nation tournament. Openers Upul Tharanga (39) and Danushka Gunathilaka (35) sped to the target 83 in just 11.5 overs to seal the win for the islanders. “This […]

Pakistan finally overcome Blacks Caps with T20 win

Posted by on 25/01/2018
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Pakistan finally overcome Blacks Caps with T20 win

Pakistan finally overcome Blacks Caps with T20 win

Pakistan crush New Zealand by 48 runs AUCKLAND: Pakistan crushed New Zealand by 48 runs in the second T20 in Auckland yesterday to notch their first victory of the tour over the Black Caps. The tourists finally found form with both bat and ball to level the three-match T20 series after a humiliating losing streak […]

Shakib inspires Bangladesh to crushing win over Zimbabwe

Posted by on 23/01/2018
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Shakib inspires Bangladesh to crushing win over Zimbabwe

Shakib inspires Bangladesh to crushing win over Zimbabwe

Final Tri-nation league game tomorrow DHAKA: Star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan smashed a half-century and claimed three wickets as Bangladesh thrashed Zimbabwe by 91 runs in a tri-nation one-day international tournament in Dhaka yesterday. Chasing 217 for victory, Zimbabwe were bundled out for 125 off 36.3 overs after Shakib took 3-34 with his left-arm spin […]

Munro gets New Zealand home as Pakistan woes continue

Posted by on 22/01/2018
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Munro gets New Zealand home as Pakistan woes continue

Munro gets New Zealand home as Pakistan woes continue

Southee finish with best New Zealand figures of three for 13   WELLINGTON: Colin Munro ensured New Zealand continued a stellar home summer yesterday when they thrashed Pakistan by seven wickets with 25 balls to spare in the opening Twenty20 match in Wellington. Munro was left unbeaten on 49 when a wide by Hasan Ali […]

Perera halts S Lanka slide after win over Zimbabwe

Posted by on 21/01/2018
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Perera halts S Lanka slide after win over Zimbabwe

Perera halts S Lanka slide after win over Zimbabwe

DHAKA: Thisara Perera starred with bat and ball as Sri Lanka ended their recent dismal run by beating Zimbabwe by five wickets in the tri-nation one-day international tournament in Dhaka yesterday. Perera claimed four wickets to lead an inspired Sri Lankan bowling attack that limited Zimbabwe to 198 all out before his unbeaten 39 helped […]

Buttler serves up series success for England against Australia

Posted by on 21/01/2018
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Buttler serves up series success for England against Australia

Buttler serves up series success for England against Australia

England take unbeatable 3-0 lead in five-match ODI series SYDNEY: A scintillating century from Jos Buttler brought England a 16-run win and a one-day international series victory against Australia in Sydney yesterday. The hosts, set 303 to win by England after winning the toss and choosing to bowl, were always struggling in their chase and […]

Kohli crowned ICC cricketer of the year

Posted by on 18/01/2018
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Kohli crowned ICC cricketer of the year

Kohli crowned ICC cricketer of the year

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli yesterday was crowned cricketer of the year by the sport’s world governing body, capping off a strong innings for the Indian skipper across all three formats of the game. Australian captain Steve Smith was named Test player of the year as the International Cricket Council unveiled its annual awards. Kohli is […]

Chatara grabs four as Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka

Posted by on 17/01/2018
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Chatara grabs four as Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka

Chatara grabs four as Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka

DHAKA: Fast bowler Tendai Chatara claimed four wickets to help Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka by 12 runs in the second one-day international of the tri-nation tournament in Dhaka yesterday. Chasing 291 for victory, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 278 in 48.1 overs despite a fighting 37-ball 64 by Thisara Perera. Opener Kusal Perera top-scored […]

Debutant Ngidi leads S Africa to series victory over India

Posted by on 17/01/2018
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Debutant Ngidi leads S Africa to series victory over India

Debutant Ngidi leads S Africa to series victory over India

Kohli says team must reflect on S Africa defeat – Lungi takes first class career best 6-39 PRETORIA: Debutant Lungi Ngidi took six wickets as South Africa defeated India by 135 runs to claim victory in the second Test in Pretoria yesterday and also win the series with an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match […]

De Grandhomme seals Black Caps win over Pakistan

Posted by on 16/01/2018
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De Grandhomme seals Black Caps win over Pakistan

De Grandhomme seals Black Caps win over Pakistan

HAMILTON: Big-hitting Colin de Grandhomme blasted New Zealand to a five-wicket win over Pakistan in the fourth one-day international in Hamilton yesterday. De Grandhomme bludgeoned the Pakistan attack with an unbeaten 74 off 40 balls to reinvigorate New Zealand’s run chase as the hosts were struggling to reach a 263-run target. “Everything just seemed to […]

South Africa’s Ngidi pushes India to brink of series defeat

Posted by on 16/01/2018
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South Africa’s Ngidi pushes India to brink of series defeat

South Africa’s Ngidi pushes India to brink of series defeat

Hosts head into final day confident of picking up seven wickets CENTURION: New fast bowling discovery Lungi Ngidi plunged India into deep trouble as they struggled in pursuit of a victory target of 287 on the fourth day of the second Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park yesterday. India were 35 for three at […]

Captain Kohli shines, but South Africa on top in second Test

Posted by on 15/01/2018
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Captain Kohli shines, but South Africa on top in second Test

Captain Kohli shines, but South Africa on top in second Test

South Africa lead the three-match series 1-0 PRETORIA: India captain Virat Kohli blazed a magnificent century, but South Africa hold the upper hand as they reached 90 for two in their second innings on a difficult wicket after rain and then bad light curtailed day three of the second Test yesterday. The home side lead […]