T20 Cricket

  • Revamped World Twenty20 searches for identity 16-03-2014 09:49 AM

    Dhaka: International T20 cricket, struggling to gain a firm footing despite the growing popularity of domestic leagues, will break new ground when the fifth World Twenty20 opens in Bangladesh on Sunday. Tests and one-dayers take precedence over T20 internationals even as successful competitions like the Indian Premier League (IPL) and...
  • I love T20, but respect my Test success too: Chris Gayle 22-08-2013 05:57 PM

    Port of Spain, Trinidad: West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has expressed dismay at the perception that he gives his best for Twenty20 as a freelancer across the globe and is referred to as a "mercenary" against the backdrop of a surge in cash-rich T20 league even as the primacy of...
  • Tait hat-trick guides Essex home 09-08-2013 09:36 AM

    London: Australian pace bowler Shaun Tait took a hat-trick to help Essex defeat Nottinghamshire by 47 runs in the Twenty20 quarter-finals on Thursday. After Ryan ten Doeschate smashed 82 off 44 balls to give Essex an intimidating total of 187-6 from their 20 overs, it was Tait's turn to take...
  • Pace bowling now a tougher job, says Wasim Akram 20-04-2013 03:46 PM

    Karachi: Recent rule changes in limited-overs cricket and the increasing popularity of the Twenty20 format have made the job of pace bowling a much tougher assignment, former Pakistan fast bowler and captain Wasim Akram said on Saturday. Akram, 46, started a 10-day training camp in Karachi for 19 of Pakistan's...