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India routed for 153 in One-day International against England

India routed for 153 in One-day International against England

India routed for 153 in One-day International against England BRISBANE: India’s decision to bat first backfired when they were dismissed for just 153 by England in the one-day international in Brisbane on Tuesday. In their second outing of the tri-series, after losing to Australia on Sunday, the Indian batsmen struggled to cope with the extra bounce on a lively Gabba …

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Bilawal Bhatti replaces Junaid Khan for ODIs against New Zealand

Bilawal Bhatti replaces Junaid Khan for ODIs against New Zealand

Bilawal Bhatti replaces Junaid Khan for ODIs against New Zealand LAHORE: Right-arm medium pacer Bilawal Bhatti replaced injured left-arm fast bowler Junaid Khan to play two one-day internationals against New Zealand ahead of the World Cup 2015. Our correspondent said that the decision was taken by the Pakistan Cricket Board, adding that Khan’s chances of playing the World Cup have …

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India’s media slams Brakes on motormouth Warner and Talkative Warner crosses the line

India's media slams Brakes on motormouth Warner and Talkative Warner crosses the line

India’s media slams Brakes on motormouth Warner and Talkative Warner crosses the line NEW DELHI: India’s media on Tuesday lashed out at David Warner over his repeated verbal clashes with Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s touring team, demanding the aggressive Australian opener be reined in. “Brakes on motormouth Warner” and “Talkative Warner crosses the line” read two headlines in Indian newspapers after …

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England Nine-wicket thrashing of India in Brisbane ODI

England Nine-wicket thrashing of India in Brisbane ODI

England Nine-wicket thrashing of India in Brisbane ODI BRISBANE: Pacemen Steven Finn produced a career-best performance to lead England to a nine-wicket thrashing of India in both countries’ second outing in a triangular one-day series in Brisbane on Tuesday. India’s decision to bat first backfired when they were dismissed for just 153 in 39.3 overs in the one-day international, with …

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Cricket World Cup will decide kings of the 50-over game

Cricket World Cup will decide kings of the 50-over game

Cricket World Cup will decide kings of the 50-over game HARARE: Next year´s Cricket World Cup will decide the kings of the 50-over game whatever happens your past race to top the ICC world rankings between now and then, reported on Australia captain Michael Clarke. Australia top the rankings going into Sunday´s triangular series match against Zimbabwe in Harare but, …

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Jason Roy included in 14-man England Twenty20 2014-15

Jason Roy included in 14-man England Twenty20 2014-15

Jason Roy included in 14-man England Twenty20 2014-15 NOTTINGHAM: Uncapped South African-born batsman Jason Roy was as a part of the 14-man England squad announced Sunday for next weekend´s one-off Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston. The 24-year-old rising star was selected after topping the run-charts in this season´s domestic T20 competition with 677 runs at an average of 48.35 …

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Winner Petra Kvitova by 145th-ranked qualifier

Winner Petra Kvitova by 145th-ranked qualifier

Winner Petra Kvitova by 145th-ranked qualifier NEW YORK: Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams advanced as expected however the upset-riddled U.S. Open women´s draw took another hit when Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova was ousted by a 145th-ranked qualifier on Saturday. Kvitova, the third seed, joined the long upset hit-list at the hands of little-known, 21-year-old Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia, …

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Ninth World Youth Scrabble Championship 2014-15 at Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ninth World Youth Scrabble Championship 2014-15 at Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ninth World Youth Scrabble Championship 2014-15 at Colombo, Sri Lanka COLOMBO: Jack Durand of England rounded off a great week by dethroning Moiz Baig and taking the tile of the ninth World Youth Scrabble Championship, which came to a conclusion today at Colombo, Sri Lanka. Durand was fit touch throughout the championship and remained in addition almost right from tournament. …

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Nervous Brazil beat Chile 3-2 in FIFA World Cup penalties to reach

Nervous Brazil beat Chile 3-2 in FIFA World Cup penalties to reach

Nervous Brazil beat Chile 3-2 in FIFA World Cup penalties to reach BELO HORIZONTE: Nervous Brazil beat Chile 3-2 on penalties to reach the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday after an epic battle that left Neymar and his teammates in tears. Two first half-goals and were all the teams managed in a fast-paced and tense 90 minutes and extra time …

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