Cricket

Pakistan greats slam team over Bangladesh defeat

Monday, 20 April 2015.

KARACHI: Pakistani greats today slammed the team’s first ever series loss to Bangladesh, with former captain Javed Miandad terming it the “lowest point” in his country’s cricketing history.

Young Indian batsman Ankit Keshri dies after colliding with teammate

Monday, 20 April 2015.

KOLKATA: Indian cricket batsman Ankit Keshri died early today, three days after suffering a head injury in a freak accident on the field during a one-day match in the eastern city of Kolkata.

Cricket: Hafeez to undergo reassessment of bowling action

Wednesday, 1 April 2015.

KARACHI: Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will undergo a reassessment test on his bowling action in India on April 9 to try to revive his struggling career, a statement said Wednesday.

Pakistan’s Aamer bags three wickets on comeback

Friday, 13 March 2015.

RAWALPINDI: Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Aamer showed no signs of rustiness as he made his return after a five-year spot-fixing ban today, bagging three wickets in his first spell in competitive cricket since 2010.

Cricket: Bangladesh sense their time has come

Wednesday, 4 March 2015.

NELSON, New Zealand: Fired up Bangladesh sense a World Cup quarter-final berth will be one match away by close of play in Nelson on Thursday as they prepare to play a disconsolate Scotland.

New Zealand bowled Scotland out

Tuesday, 17 February 2015.

NEW ZEALAND: A day after Ireland did wonders for the associate nations, New Zealand emphasised the gap between full test sides and the second tier teams when they bowled Scotland out for 142 in 36.2 overs in their World Cup clash in Dunedin on Tuesday.

Simmons turns tide against Ireland, Miandad slams Pakistan

Monday, 16 February 2015.

SYDNEY: West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons frustrated Ireland with a superb century on Monday as Pakistan great Javed Miandad bemoaned his side’s latest World Cup loss to India.

Zimbabwe wins toss, chooses to bowl against South Africa

Sunday, 15 February 2015.

HAMILTON: Zimbabwe has won the toss and chosen to bowl against South Africa in the opening Cricket World Cup pool match Sunday for the neighbouring African teams.

Dhoni retires from Test

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

MELBOURNE: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has retired from test cricket “citing the strain of playing all formats,” and Virat Kohli will lead the team in the fourth Test against Australia in Sydney, the country’s cricket board said yesterday.