Aston Rowant: Pacer Amita Sharma and spinner Ekta Bisht shared six wickets between them as India defeated New Zealand by 32 runs in the play-off match to finish third in the Women's Quadrangular Series, here on Thursday.
Invited to bat, India were all out for 150 in 46.3 overs but were successful in defending the modest total as they bundled out the Kiwi side for 118 in 40.3 overs.
It was India skipper Jhulan Goswami, who started the rot by removing both the Kiwi openers -- Lucy Doolan (11) and Frances Mackay (4).
Amita got rid of Sara McGlashan (22) then Ekta ran through the rival middle-order, taking wickets of Kiwi skipper and top-scorer Aimee Watkins (32), Janet Brehaut (4) and Nicola Browne (9)....more
01:21 AM, Feb 11, 2008
Karachi: Pakistan's cricket administrators will hold talks with the government on how to implement a ban by the sport's governing body on political appointments within the game, an official said on Saturday. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), whose chairman Ijaz Butt was appointed by the president of the country, is directly hit by the ruling from the International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board on Thursday. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will...
08:09 PM, Feb 08, 2008