Tournament hosts West Indies picked up their first win with a demolition of Scotland at the ICC Men’s U19 Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean. A ruthless bowling performance left the home side requiring just 96 to win, and they knocked off the target with ease.Elsewhere there were some stunning individual performances as Sri Lanka […]

There was plenty of chatter about the quality of Sri Lanka’s captain Dunith Wellalage prior to the tournament. And the opening two games have done little to disprove the hype surrounding the 19-year-old from Colombo.The left-arm spinner’s five-wicket haul against Scotland in Sri Lanka’s opening victory of the tournament was impressive, but he stepped it […]

Pakistan showed their batting strength as they played their opening game in Group C in Guyana, putting on 315 thanks to a Haseebullah Khan century. Zimbabwe fell 116 runs short in the chase despite an 83–run eighth-wicket partnership between Brian Bennett and Tendekai Mataranyika. Pakistan’s opener Haseebullah put on the highest score of the tournament […]

Sri Lanka’s spinners restricted Kenya to 87 for six before captain Chamari Athapaththu struck 57 off 29 balls to power Sri Lanka to a nine-wicket win on the third day of the ICC Commonwealth Games Qualifier 2022 at the Kinrara Oval in Kuala Lumpur. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bowl in a match […]

India hammered Scotland by eight wickets in their Group 2 encounter at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. India demolished Scotland in Dubai, tying them in knots with the ball after winning the toss and opting to field first, bowling the Scots out for 85. And in reply KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma starred […]

New Zealand put on a thorough all-round performance to beat Namibia in the first Group 2 clash of the day in Sharjah in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The52-run win helps New Zealand leapfrog Afghanistan to the second spot in the Group 2 standings.  Chasing 164, Namibia were unable to take advantage of the […]

Pakistan cruised to a 45-run victory over Namibia as opening pair Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan again starred with the bat to all but confirm their semi-final spot.  Babar, 70, and Rizwan, 79 not out, became the first pair to share five T20I century stands with their second of the tournament as they put on […]

Asif Ali’s cameo of 25* from just 7 balls took Pakistan to victory with an over to spare against Afghanistan in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Needing 24 off the last two overs, Ali used only one of those overs as he smacked Karim Janat for four sixes […]

By VINODE MAMCHAN (DUBAI, UAE) West Indies battled the odds and came up with an agonisingly close victory by three runs over Bangladesh at Sharjah on Friday, that has kept their hopes alive in the 2021 ICC World T20. Andre Russell called on every ounce of his experience to defend 11 runs in the final […]

England went to the top of the table in Group 1 even as they consigned Bangladesh to their second loss in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. England’s bowlers produced their second stellar performance of the tournament to restrict Bangladesh to 124/9, before Jason Roy, in his 50th T20I, […]