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Cricket: Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 20 runs in World Cup
1st March 2015 Cricket: Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 20 runs in World Cup
BRISBANE, Australia: Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by 20 runs to claim their first win of the World Cup on Sunday and so keep their campaign alive. Chasing 236 to win, Zimbabwe were dismissed for 215 with Pakistan left-arm seamers...
Cricket: Sri Lanka hammer England as Pakistan seek Zimbabwe boost
1st March 2015 Cricket: Sri Lanka hammer England as Pakistan seek Zimbabwe boost
Sri Lanka inflicted England’s third crushing defeat by a Test nation at this World Cup with a nine-wicket win on Sunday that left their opponents’ quarter-final hopes hanging by a thread as Pakistan looked to revive their bid...
Sri Lanka all-rounder Mendis ruled out with hamstring injury
25th February 2015 Sri Lanka all-rounder Mendis ruled out with hamstring injury
MELBOURNE: Sri Lanka’s legspinning all-rounder Jeevan Mendis will be sidelined for a minimum of two to three weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury and will head home from the World Cup, captain Angelo Mathews said on Wednesday. Mendis...
Cricket: Ireland v UAE – five match facts
24th February 2015 Cricket: Ireland v UAE – five match facts
BRISBANE:  Five match facts for Wednesday’s World Cup Pool B game between Ireland and the United Arab Emirates at the Gabba (13:30 local/03:30 GMT): Ireland’s win against West Indies made their overall one-day international record a positive one...
Cricket: Afghanistan 232 all out against Sri Lanka
22nd February 2015 Cricket: Afghanistan 232 all out against Sri Lanka
DUNEDIN, New Zealand: Afghanistan were all out for 232 in the 50th over after being sent in to bat against Sri Lanka in their World Cup Pool A match in Dunedin on Sunday. Asghar Stanikzai top scored for...
Cricket: India rout South Africa by 130 runs
22nd February 2015 Cricket: India rout South Africa by 130 runs
MELBOURNE: Defending champions India routed South Africa by 130 runs in a World Cup demolition at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Chasing 308 to win, South Africa looked nothing like one of the title favourites as they...
Waqar vows Pakistan comeback after cracking under pressure
18th February 2015 Waqar vows Pakistan comeback after cracking under pressure
CHRISTCHURCH:Pakistan coach Waqar Younis Wednesday insisted his team would bounce back in the World Cup despite a demoralising defeat against rival India, a loss he blamed on an inability to handle big-match pressure. Pakistan succumbed to a 76-run...
England paceman Finn takes hat-trick against Australia
14th February 2015 England paceman Finn takes hat-trick against Australia
MELBOURNE: England fast bowler Steven Finn took a bizarre hat-trick off the last three balls in Saturday’s World Cup clash against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Like his team mates, Finn had come in for heavy punishment...
AB de Villiers, David Warner to shine in ICC WC 2015 : Wasim
12th February 2015 AB de Villiers, David Warner to shine in ICC WC 2015 : Wasim
ISLAMABAD: Legendary Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram has said dashing batsmen AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and David Warner will dominate the World Cup during its marathon six weeks. “I am sure Maxwell, Warner and de Villiers will ignite...
Cricket helmets redesigned after Phillip Hughes tragic death
12th February 2015 Cricket helmets redesigned after Phillip Hughes tragic death
ISLAMABAD: British cricket helmet manufacturer have designed a clip-on application to provide extra protection for batsmen in a bid to prevent a repeat of the tragic death of Australian Phillip Hughes last year. Hughes, 25, was killed last...
Ian Chappell supports ICC’s crackdown on bat size
9th February 2015 Ian Chappell supports ICC’s crackdown on bat size
ISLAMABAD: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell supported the ICC’s proposed crackdown on the size of bats after the upcoming cricket World Cup, saying that the increase in the thickness of the willow put the bowlers and umpires under...
New broadcast features to bring Cricket World Cup fans closer
8th February 2015 New broadcast features to bring Cricket World Cup fans closer
ISLAMABAD: The start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is upon us and host broadcaster and ICC global media rights partner is gearing up its production to make sure that the 2.5 billion people who have access...
Akram says Amir should be forgiven, allowed to play
8th February 2015 Akram says Amir should be forgiven, allowed to play
ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan pace er Wasim Akram has said that tainted bowler Mohammad Amir should be forgiven and allowed to play cricket in view of realizing and learning from his mistakes. Commenting on ICC’s decision to permit Amir...
Ajmal’s inclusion in WC 2015 squad
7th February 2015 Ajmal’s inclusion in WC 2015 squad
LAHORE: Shining star of Pakistan Cricket Saeed Ajmal is now available for  National Cricket team as his bowling action test has been cleared by ICC  just before the mega event of cricket World Cup 2015. “Though Ajmal has...
Franklin ends New Zealand career with Middlesex move
6th February 2015 Franklin ends New Zealand career with Middlesex move
LONDON: New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin effectively ended his international career after it was announced Friday the 34-year-old all-rounder had signed a two-year contract with English county Middlesex. The left-hander is set to play as a non-overseas player...
Bangladesh bank on trio to achieve ‘realistic goal’
5th February 2015 Bangladesh bank on trio to achieve ‘realistic goal’
DHAKA: Pulling off an upset or two and guarding against potential banana skins will be the mantra for Bangladesh, who will bank on the senior trio of Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim to try and...
Co hosts New Zealand loom as popular dark horses
5th February 2015 Co hosts New Zealand loom as popular dark horses
WELLINGTON: New Zealand are looming as the popular dark horses for the cricket World Cup with Brendon McCullum’s side eager to shake off the ‘nearly but not quite’ tag. The co hosts have often punched above their weight...
England bank on captain Morgan to defy the odds
5th February 2015 England bank on captain Morgan to defy the odds
LONDON: England have never won the Cricket World Cup and after a dismal run of form and chaotic preparations few people would expect them to put that right in this year’s tournament. They have won only seven of...
Clarke bats, bowls as comeback gathers pace
5th February 2015 Clarke bats, bowls as comeback gathers pace
SYDNEY: Michael Clarke’s comeback from injury gathered pace Thursday with the Australian captain bowling two overs and knocking a breezy 34 for a Cricket Australia XI against Bangladesh. The 33 year old was forced onto the sidelines after...
WC 2015: Malik to give ‘Expert Opinion’ in Mega Event
5th February 2015 WC 2015: Malik to give ‘Expert Opinion’ in Mega Event
LAHORE: Former Test captain of Pakistan Cricket team Shoaib Malik who had not been selected in Pakistan 15 men squad for CWC 2015, now managed to get involve himself in the Mega Event. Further, Malik was dropped from...
South Sudan rivals agree new ceasefire deal
2nd February 2015 South Sudan rivals agree new ceasefire deal
ADDIS ABABA: South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar late Sunday signed a new agreement to end more than 13 months of fighting in a civil war that has left tens of thousands dead. “Complete...
Khyber Green, South Waziristan advance in Governor KP FATA T20 Cricket
1st February 2015 Khyber Green, South Waziristan advance in Governor KP FATA T20 Cricket
PESHAWAR: Khyber Agency Green and South Waziristan Agency advanced to next round after securing victories against their respective rivals in the ongoing Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa FATA Twenty20 Cricket Cup being played at Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium here on...
Cricket: West Indies to bowl in rain-delayed ODI
28th January 2015 Cricket: West Indies to bowl in rain-delayed ODI
CENTURION: The West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl in the fifth and final one-day international against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. The match was reduced to 42 overs a side after rain delayed...
Cricket: Zimbabwe World Cup factfile
28th January 2015 Cricket: Zimbabwe World Cup factfile
HARARE: Factfile on Zimbabwe ahead of the 2015 World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29. Squad: Elton Chigumbura (capt), Regis Chakabva, Tendai Chatara, Chamu  Chibhabha, Craig Ervine, Tafadzwa Kamungozi,...
Ireland World Cup factfile
28th January 2015 Ireland World Cup factfile
DUBLIN: Factfile on Ireland ahead of the 2015 World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29. Squad: William Porterfield (capt), Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, Alex Cusack, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce,...
ICC will decide next week about Amir to first-class return
24th January 2015 ICC will decide next week about Amir to first-class return
ISLAMABAD: Muhammad Amir could return to first-class cricket next month after the conditions of his five-year ban for spot-fixing were relaxed. The PCB had written a letter to the ICC in November, requesting that the governing body review...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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