Cricket World Cup News 2015

1st ODI Preview: Pakistan look to defy history against new-look Australia

BRISBANE: Pakistan ODI captain Azhar Ali said on Thursday that the visitors need to perform in the upcoming five-match series against Australia keeping in mind the 2019 World Cup. 1st ODI: Pakistan vs Australia Live Score, Stre...

Sarfraz Ahmed grateful for Misbah inspiration

London – Sarfraz Ahmed hopes to put the lessons he has learnt from playing under the “inspirational” Misbah-ul-Haq to good use when he leads Pakistan in their Twenty20 international against England at Old Trafford on Wednesday....

Azhar hopes Pakistan transfer Test form into England ODIs

London – Pakistan one-day captain Azhar Ali wants to see the team take the form that had made them the world’s number one-ranked Test side into their one-day series against England. Live Score: 1st ODI Pakistan vs England Augus...

2nd ODI: Pakistan look to demolish Ireland again

DUBLIN: The goose is honking low in Ireland these days and that could be bad news for rampaging Pakistan who are looking forward to another outing against Ireland after hammering them by 255 runs in their first One-day Internat...

Pakistan switch to one-day mode against Ireland

Malahide (Ireland) – Pakistan launch their quest to make sure of an automatic qualifying spot at the 2019 World Cup in England when they face Ireland in two one-day internationals at Malahide, near Dublin, on Thursday and Satur...

Shah stars as Pakistan beat England to draw series

London – Yasir Shah took five wickets as Pakistan marked the country’s Independence Day with a 10-wicket win over England in the fourth Test at The Oval on Sunday. Full Scorecard: 4th Test Pakistan vs England at The Oval Victor...

Shahid Afridi keen on joining politics

London, July 11: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has expressed his desire to join politics later in life but insisted that he would mainly concentrate on his charity work for now. The 36-year-old also stated he had no int...

Fit-again Shami raring to make Test comeback: Kohli

Bengaluru, July 4 (ANI): Expressing his delight over Mohammed Shami’s inclusion, Test skipper Virat Kohli on Monday said that the fast bowler is eager to make his return to the longest format of the game following a lengthy inj...

Brilliant Brathwaite leads West Indies to stunning World T20 title

Kolkata – Carlos Brathwaite hit four consecutive sixes in the last over as the West Indies stunned England to lift the World Twenty20 title in Kolkata on Sunday. Full Scorecard: West Indies vs England World T20 Final 2016 The W...

Misfiring Aussies face must-win Pakistan T20 showdown

Mohali (India) – A stumbling Australia will need to raise their game when they take on Pakistan in a must-win group match of the World Twenty20 in Mohali on Friday. Pakistan vs Australia LIVE World T20 Match Score & Updates The...

Malik vows Pakistan to give their all for Afridi at World T20

Mohali (India) – Veteran batsman Shoaib Malik vowed Thursday that Pakistan would go all out for a surprise victory against Australia at cricket’s World Twenty20 to give their “big brother” Shahid Afridi a winning send-off. The ...

Afghans philosophical after going down fighting at World T20

Kabul – Afghans rallied behind their defeated national cricket team Thursday after Asghar Stanikzai’s side went down fighting at the World Twenty20 in Delhi, crashing out of the tournament despite giving England a scare. The th...

Twenty20’s unstoppable rise fuels fears for Test cricket

Mumbai – As he joined the sell-out crowd for a Twenty20 match at the home of Indian cricket, Kaushal Loday said he wouldn’t have come if the game was a Test. “I’m not interested in five-day cricket, it’s too long,” said Loday o...

Pakistani greats call for overhaul after World T20 defeats

Islamabad – Pakistani cricketing greats called for an overhaul of the national team and the country’s domestic infrastructure following back-to-back defeats in the World Twenty20 that have ensured a likely early exit for the fo...

Pakistan face rampant Black Caps in must-win T20

Mohali (India) – A resurgent New Zealand will be eyeing a semi-final berth when they take on a deflated Pakistan in a World Twenty20 group match in Mohali Tuesday. Live Score: Pakistan vs New Zealand in World T20 2016 Smarting ...

Pakistan’s ‘cricket uncles’ to miss out on India-Pak T20

Islamabad – As Pakistan take on arch-rivals India in a high voltage World Twenty20 game on Saturday in Kolkata, they will miss two of their key attractions: cricket ‘uncles’ Abdul Jalil and Muhammad Zaman. The two die-hard cric...

Ind-Pak rivalry bigger than Ashes, says Ashwin

Kolkata – Ravichandran Ashwin on Friday termed the India-Pakistan rivalry “bigger than the Ashes” ahead of the crucial weekend clash between the arch-rivals in World Twenty20 at Kolkata. The two neighbours have gone to war on f...

India, Pakistan poised for heavyweight World T20 clash

Kolkata – India and Pakistan will grind to a halt Saturday as hundreds of millions of cricket fans gather to watch the World Twenty20 match between the two arch-rival nations in Kolkata. The cricket-mad neighbours, who have gon...

‘Special’ Root fires England to highest World Twenty20 run chase

Mumbai – Joe Root hailed his 83 against South Africa as the best of his Twenty20 career as England sensationally chased down a target of 230 to stun South Africa by two wickets on Friday. Full Scorecard: England vs South Africa...

Love not war as India-Pakistan resume rivalry

Kolkata – It’s one of the world’s fiercest sporting rivalries and previous showdowns have taken place while the countries have been at war, or used as an icebreaker between frosty leaders. But when India and Pakistan face off i...