Tag: Cricket

Pak vs NZ, 2nd T20I: Pakistan triumph once again

Pakistan triumphs yet again. Another closely contested game, another last over finish, another Pakistan victory. Shaheen Afridi put brakes to the Kiwis’ progress in the first innings. Corey scored 44 in just 25 and took his team’s total to 153. Fakhar Zaman came and came well, giving a fiery start to Pakistan. Azam[Read More…]

Bowlers were exceptional, there's some learning for batsmen: Rohit Sharma

We played good cricket throughout the tournament: Rohit Sharma

Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) After a hard-fought win over Bangladesh in a nail-biting Asia Cup final, stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma praised his players for handling pressure well beside playing quality cricket throughout the tournament. In an unpredictable affair in the finals, the lower and middle order batsmen helped India[Read More…]

Pressure will be on India in upcoming Asia Cup: Hasan Ali

Pressure will be on India in upcoming Asia Cup: Hasan Ali

Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali says pressure will be on arch-rivals India in the upcoming Asia Cup because of the Champions Trophy final defeat last year. Pakistan will face India for the first time since last year’s Champions Trophy final, in which Hasan picked up three wickets in Pakistan’s 180-run win. Pakistan will face India at least twice in the Asia Cup, and three times if[Read More…]


Legalising gambling in sports worse idea: Congress

New Delhi: Dubbing gambling in sports a worse idea, the Congress on Friday rejected the Law Commission’s recommendation to legalise betting in sports and said it will turn every shop selling betel leaves into a gambling den. Gambling is a bad idea; gambling in sports is a worse idea. And[Read More…]

India beat Ireland by 76 runs in first T20I

India beat Ireland by 76 runs in first T20I

Dublin: India rode on an all-round effort to kick off their English summer with a 76-run thrashing of minnows Ireland in the first of the two-match T20I series here on Wednesday. Put into bat, the visitors posted a commanding 208/5, thanks to brilliant half centuries from seasoned openers Rohit Sharma[Read More…]

IPL: Sunrisers fancy chances against under-pressure Mumbai

IPL 2018: Hyderabad beat Rajasthan to claim top spot

Jaipur: Sunrisers Hyderabad dominated with both bat and ball to defeat Rajasthan Royals by 11 runs and rise to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table here on Sunday. Electing to bat first, Hyderabad rode on excellent batting by Kane Williamson and Alex Hales to post 151/7 in their[Read More…]

ICC awards membership status to Cambodia, Uzbekistan, Cote D'Ivoire

ICC grants T20I status to all 104 members

Kolkata: In its bid to popularise the game, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday gave T20 status to all its 104 members along with plans to introduce global rankings in the format. The move across both men’s and women’s cricket, is part of the wider strategic aim of using the[Read More…]

Latest Update