India beat Pakistan to maintain perfect World Cup record

India beat Pakistan to maintain perfect World Cup record

Indian Team maintain their winning streak against Pakistan at the World Cup. (Photo Courtesy: ICC @ICC/Twitter) MANCHESTER, June 16 (Reuters): India extended their unblemished World Cup record against Pakistan after Rohit Sharma’s century and tidy bowling secured their 89-run victory via the Duckworth-Lewis method in the tournament’s most anticipated group match on Sunday. Put into […]

Social media flooded with Pant memes after WC call up

Social media flooded with Pant memes after WC call up

Rishabh Pant in action. (IANS File Photo) New Delhi, June 12 (IANS): With Rishabh Pant set to join the Indian team in the UK for the World Cup as cover for an injured Shikhar Dhawan, funny posts filled social media, with fans posting tongue-in-cheek pictorial messages as to how the youngster was waiting for his chance […]

Cricket: Zampa uses hand warmers, says Finch amid ball-tampering claims

Cricket: Zampa uses hand warmers, says Finch amid ball-tampering claims

Australia’s Aaron Finch during a press conference (Action Images via Reuters) Britain , June 10 (Reuters): Australia spinner Adam Zampa may have been using hand warmers during his bowling spell in Sunday’s 36-run Cricket World Cup defeat by India, captain Aaron Finch has said in response to a flood of ball-tampering accusations on social media. Video […]

Fiery Yuvraj draws curtain on coveted international career

Fiery Yuvraj draws curtain on coveted international career

File Photo: Yuvraj Singh Yuvraj, who has not been a part of the Indian team for quite some time, has been contemplating retirement from international cricket and rumours are rife that he might pursue a career as a freelance cricketer . (Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers/File Photo) Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) One performance is […]

Neesham, Williamson guide NZ to facile win over Afghanistan

Neesham, Williamson guide NZ to facile win over Afghanistan

New Zealand’s Ross Taylor in action. (Action Images via Reuters) Taunton, June 9 (IANS): Kane Williamson and James Neesham starred with bat and ball respectively as New Zealand eased past Afghanistan, who were without Rashid Khan for one part of the game, with a seven-wicket victory which ensured they maintain their clean slate, in a rain […]

Cricket: England crush Bangladesh to revive World Cup campaign

Cricket: England crush Bangladesh to revive World Cup campaign

England’s Jofra Archer celebrates with Eoin Morgan after taking the wicket of Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman and winning the match on June 8. (Action Images via Reuters) CARDIFF, June 8 (Reuters): England posted their highest World Cup total to overcome their Bangladesh hoodoo in style as they got back to winning ways with a crushing 106-run […]

Cricket: Pakistan, Sri Lanka share points after Bristol washout

Cricket: Pakistan, Sri Lanka share points after Bristol washout

Rain covers are removed ahead of pitch inspection on June 7. (Action Images via Reuters) BRISTOL, England, June 7 (Reuters): Pakistan’s World Cup match against Sri Lanka was called off on Friday without a ball being bowled after persistent rain in Bristol. Both teams take a point each from the wash-out, and have three from […]

DDCA Under-19 cricket tourney

Wins for Dimapur Royals Juniors and Christian HSS DIMAPUR, JUNE 7 (MExN): Day two of the ongoing DDCA Under-19 cricket tournament saw wins for Dimapur Royals Juniors and Christian HSS. In the first match, Dimapur Royals Juniors beat Ram Janaki HSS by 50 runs. Dimapur Royals won the toss and elected to bat first, putting […]

Cricket: Sri Lanka edge out Afghanistan in low-scoring thriller

Cricket: Sri Lanka edge out Afghanistan in low-scoring thriller

Sri Lanka players celebrate after Afghanistan’s Najibullah Zadran is run out on June 4. (Action Images via Reuters) CARDIFF, June 4 (Reuters): Sri Lanka survived a woeful batting collapse to beat Afghanistan by 34 runs in a rain-shortened World Cup contest on Tuesday. The 1996 World Cup champions limped to 201 all out in the […]

Cricket: Inspired Bangladesh upset South Africa

Cricket: Inspired Bangladesh upset South Africa

Bangladesh players celebrate after the match on June 2. (Action Images via Reuters) LONDON, June 2 (Reuters): Bangladesh piled up their highest one-day International total and bowled superbly to upset South Africa by 21 runs in the Cricket World Cup at The Oval on Sunday. It was a major scalp for Bangladesh, underlining their reputation […]

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