Cricket

Malaysia to take on mighty Nepal

By DEVINDER SINGH - Tuesday, 19 August 2014.

MALAYSIA set up a final day showdown with Nepal tomorrow for the ACC Under-16 Premier title after beating Singapore by four wickets at the Bayuemas Oval in Klang yesterday.

Malaysia beat Thailand

By DEVINDER SINGH - Monday, 18 August 2014.

MALAYSIA defeated Thailand by five wickets at the Selangor Turf Club yesterday to remain undefeated in three matches in the ACC Under-16 Premier Cup.

Root punishes clueless India

Monday, 18 August 2014.

LONDON: Joe Root’s dashing 149 not out added to India’s misery as England looked to seal a 3-1 series win in the fifth and final Test at The Oval yesterday.

Sri Lanka build healthy lead

Sunday, 17 August 2014.

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka, trailing by 12 runs on the first innings, were 177-2 in their second knock at stumps on the third day of the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo yesterday.

Dhoni walks tall

Sunday, 17 August 2014.

LONDON: INDIA captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni stood alone as the tourists suffered yet another batting collapse to hand England the advantage on the first day of the Fifth and final Test at The Oval.

Jayawardene bids adieu

Wednesday, 13 August 2014.

COLOMBO: TEST cricket will bid farewell to one of its most elegant strokemakers when Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene quits the longer format after the Second Test against Pakistan, starting in Colombo tomorrow.

Sangakkara sizzles

Sunday, 10 August 2014.

GALLE (SRI LANKA): VETERAN Kumar Sangakkara hit a 200-plus score for the 10th time to light up the fourth day’s play in the First Test between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle yesterday.

England punish India

Friday, 8 August 2014.

MANCHESTER: England fast bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad ripped through the top order to reduce shell-shocked India to 63 for five at lunch on the opening day of the fourth test on yesterday.

Younis ton gives Pakistan edge

Friday, 8 August 2014.

GALLE: Younis Khan smashed 177 during a valiant fightback with the lower order batsmen as Pakistan gained the upper hand in the First Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on yesterday.

Khan’s century rescues Pakistan in first Test

Thursday, 7 August 2014.

GALLE (Sri Lanka): Veteran batsman Younis Khan hit an unbeaten 133 to steer Pakistan out of trouble on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle yesterday.