Pakistan face unbeaten New Zealand in must-win clash

 June 25 (IANS) Pakistan will play another must-win game when they take on New Zealand, the most consistent team in the World Cup so far, in their crucial encounter at Edgbaston on Wednesday.... Read more »

Shakib emulates Yuvraj to achieve rare WC feat

June 25 (IANS) Bangladesh’s Shakib al Hasan, number one ODI all-rounder, has achieved a rare feat by becoming the only second player to score a 50 and take a five-wicket haul in a... Read more »

US edge past Spain to advance to Women’s WC quarters

June 25 (IANS) After outscoring opponents 18-0 in the group stage of the 2019 Women’s World Cup, the US had to work hard for a 2-1 victory over Spain in the knockout stage.... Read more »

Late Cavani strike sinks Chile in Copa America

June 25 (IANS) A late Edinson Cavani header gave Uruguay a 1-0 win over defending Copa America champions Chile as the Celeste secured top spot in Group C. In Monday’s match, Cavani struck... Read more »

Haris batted like Buttler against South Africa: Sarfaraz

June 24 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed was all praise for left-handed batsman Haris Sohail for his Jos Buttler-style batting against South Africa during his side’s 49-run victory in their crucial World Cup... Read more »

Federer wins 10th Halle title, pursues 9th Wimbledon victory

June 23 (IANS) Roger Federer on Sunday claimed the title at the Halle Open, a Wimbledon tune-up event that the Swiss player has won for the 10th time. The 37-year-old, who set the... Read more »

Tennis: Ashleigh Barty wins Birmingham title

June 23 (IANS) Ashleigh Barty was crowned 2019 Birmingham Classic champion after defeating Julia Goerges in the final, to clinch the world ranking top spot from Naomi Osaka. The 23-year-old secured the Birmingham... Read more »

SA knocked out of 2019 WC after 49-run loss to Pakistan

June 23 (IANS) Pakistan beat South Africa by 49 runs at Lord’s in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage match on Sunday, ensuring they remain in contention for the playoffs while making... Read more »

It was too close for comfort: Williamson

June 23 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson admitted that the game against West Indies was too “close for comfort” for them as they sneaked a narrow five-run win in a thrilling World... Read more »

Dhoni again draws flak on Twitter for his slow batting

June 23 (IANS) Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni was once again at the receiving end from Twitter users after he played a rather slow knock against Afghanistan which India won by mere 11... Read more »

Shami hat-trick seals deal for India in thriller against Afghanistan

June 22 (IANS) Mohammed Shami (4/40) grabbed a magical hat-trick as India scripted a 11-run last-over win over Afghanistan in a thrilling World Cup clash here on Saturday. Chasing 225 for victory, Afghanistan... Read more »

We stuck to our plans and it paid off: Malinga

June 22 (IANS) Pacer Lasith Malinga was the star of the show as Sri Lanka fashioned a stunning 20-run win over hosts and tournament favourites England at the 2019 ICC World Cup. In... Read more »

Hamilton sets pace, Bottas 2nd at French GP practice

June 21 (IANS) Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton was on blistering form as he set the pace in his Mercedes during Free Practice One at the Circuit Paul Ricard race track near Versailles... Read more »

India aim to continue winning run against Afghanistan

June 21 (IANS) With three wins in four matches (including a no result), Team India will be looking to come out with yet another commanding performance and continue their winning run in the... Read more »

Bangladesh gave us a few butterflies, admits Finch

June 21 (IANS) Australia skipper Aaron Finch admitted that Bangladesh did give them a few butterflies during their unsuccessful chase of 382 in the World Cup game played between the two sides at... Read more »

FIFA appoints Fatma Samoura as its delegate to run CAF

June 21 (IANS) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and FIFA have reached an agreement to appoint FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura as FIFA General Delegate for Africa on CAF’s president Ahmad Ahmad’s... Read more »

Warner ton propels Oz to win over fighting Bangladesh

 June 21 (IANS) David Warner slammed his 16th ODI hundred to help Australia register a 48-run victory over Bangladesh who fought valiantly but in the end fell short, in a rain-interrupted World Cup... Read more »

I am feeling five years older: Faf post NZ loss

June 20 (IANS) Disappointed after South Africa’s loss to New Zealand in a thrilling World Cup encounter, skipper Faf du Plessis conceded that his team gave its all and fought till the end... Read more »

Williamson’s ton guides NZ to thrilling win over S.Africa

June 20 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson led from the front and showed nerves of steel with a masterful unbeaten hundred as he guided his team to a four-wicket win over South... Read more »

Confident Bangladesh face in-form Australia

June 19 (IANS) Buoyed by their emphatic win over West Indies, Bangladesh will be brimming with confidence when they face a stiff test against Australia in their crucial World Cup fixture at Trent... Read more »