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  • Watch: Pakistan back in top four, Australia hammer Afghanistan, ICC World Cup, Day 18 11 hours 28 minutes ago

    Pakistan beat UAE to get their campaign back on track with second consecutive win while Australia score record 417 against Afghanistan. Watch highlights from Day 18 of the ICC World Cup 2015. Didn't get the chance to see the mayhem of #PAKvUAE or #AUSvAFG? Catch up now with #CWCDaily! https://t.co/4kv026xoGv- ICC (@ICC)...
  • World Cup: Mohammed Tauqir praises UAE's 'Sir Viv Richards' Shaiman Anwar Yesterday

    United Arab Emirates captain Mohammed Tauqir found a positive in his team's 129-run defeat against Pakistan at the World Cup in Napier on Wednesday - his shining star Shaiman Anwar. Anwar, born in Sialkot in Pakistan before migrating to the UAE, struck 62 in UAE's 210-8 in reply to Pakistan's 339-6...
  • World Cup 2015: Much needed win for us, says Misbah-ul-Haq Yesterday

    Napier: Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said that Wednesday's 129-run win over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a World Cup Pool B encounter at the McLean Park was much needed. "That's a much needed win for us and obviously we won by a big margin. So, now we can just relax a...
  • World Cup: We'll take the win but we need to get better, says Waqar Younis Yesterday

    Napier: Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has seen this trajectory before. All but written off at the World Cup, one match was all it took to change the momentum of their fortunes and propel them to their one and only 50-over title, achieved in 1992. The 43-year-old had not quite seen that on...
  • World Cup: Satisfactory performance before South Africa game, says Ahmed Shehzad Yesterday

    Napier: Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad, Man-of-the-Match for his 93 against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a World Cup Pool B contest at the McLean Park on Wednesday, said he was satisfied with the way they performed ahead of their crucial encounter against South Africa on March 7. It was the...
  • World Cup 2015: Pakistan's Shahid Afridi joins 8,000 one-day run club Yesterday

    Napier: Swashbuckling Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi joined the 8,000 one-day run club during his innings of 21 not out against the United Arab Emirates at the World Cup at Napier on Wednesday. The 35-year-old became the fourth Pakistani after Inzamam-ul Haq, Mohammad Yousuf and Saeed Anwar to make 8,000 one-day runs...
  • World Cup: Pakistan move into top four after UAE's 129-run rout Yesterday

    Napier: Pakistan topped 300 for the first time in the tournament, with some help from the United Arab Emirates, whose catching let them down, and not only secured two more points but also bolstered their net run-rate, going from -0.1373 to -0.385. Save for Nasir Jamshed, every batsman made runs, pushing...
  • As it happened: World Cup 2015, Pakistan vs UAE, Match No 25 Yesterday

    (For Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Quick Preview: Misbah-ul-Haq is facing so much fire at the moment, with Pakistan having won only one of the three matches they have played, and the two losses being heavy ones, he should borrow the line made famous by Kevin Pietersen:...
  • World Cup 2015: Misbah-ul-Haq hopes Pakistan handle flights and fights 2 days ago

    Napier: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hopes his team's exhausting trans-Tasman flight schedule won't undermine their World Cup hopes as they prepare to tackle the amateurs of the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday. "The next six days are going to be very tough for us with flights and three games but that's how...
  • World Cup 2015: Pakistan look to continue winning momentum against UAE 2 days ago

    Napier: When the going is good, there are few jobs in cricket that guarantee adulation as readily as that of captain of a team such as India or Pakistan. Such is the fervour among cricket fans in the two countries that share a border, that it is often said that...
  • UAE's fan base growing after World Cup show 4 days ago

    UAE played their third match of the World Cup against India on Saturday. They went in after a close loss to Ireland with confidence and a set of players that showed they could make a Test-playing nation (Zimbabwe) step back and take notice. Did they do well enough? Not really. Did the UAE...
  • World Cup: Is Dhoni right in saying India can't play Associates more? 4 days ago

    When Mahendra Singh Dhoni made an impassioned plea for India to not be made to play against associate nations beyond the ambit of ICC-conducted tournaments, you went, 'Come on'. Literally seconds earlier, the Indian captain had spoken at length about nurturing cricket in the smaller nations, and taking the sport...
  • Watch: An Australia-New Zealand slugfest, easy for India, Day 15 at ICC World Cup 4 days ago

    It was a nail-biting one-wicket win for New Zealand over the arch rivals in Auckland, which ended in a KO by Kane Williamson, while India mowed down the UAE by 9 wickets. Watch highlights from Day 15 of the ICC World Cup 2015. ...
  • ICC World Cup: Please, no more ODIs for India, says MS Dhoni 5 days ago

    Perth: It is not often that Mahendra Singh Dhoni sticks his neck out on even the most mundane of issues. There is some sort of valve within him, some kind of auto, that takes over during press conferences in particular, and you can predict with almost 100 per cent accuracy...
  • World Cup 2015: Indian bowlers outplayed us, says UAE skipper Tauqir 5 days ago

    Perth: United Arab Emirates captain Mohammad Tauqir admitted that the Indian bowling attack led by spinner Ravichandran Ashwin completely outplayed his side in the Pool B match of the ICC World Cup on Saturday. Ashwin took four for 25 as India bundled out UAE for 102 before romping home by nine...
  • World Cup 2015: India on the doorstep of quarters, Twitter celebrates 5 days ago

    Team India entered the Cup after a horrendous show in Australia, but now after consecutive wins against Pakistan, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates, the defending champions are on the doorstep of entry into the quarter-finals. The Twitterverse lauded India's win, especially the bowling of offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who returned...
  • The one where people are more excited about the new 'mauka' ads than the match itself 5 days ago

    India versus UAE was a predictable enough match. Everyone saw India's victory coming. The point is, the match was not exciting enough. What was exciting and what people were waiting for, was the new 'mauka' ad.The ad shows our favourite Pakistani cricket fan getting disappointed yet again and getting a...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: India inch closer to the quater-finals 5 days ago

    R Ashwin picked up his career best ODI figures of 4 for 25 as India thrashed UAE by 9 wickets to register their third big win of the tournament. ...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Complete unit has been doing well, says MS Dhoni 5 days ago

    Perth: On a roll after three successive wins in the ongoing cricket World Cup following Saturday's nine-wicket spanking of minnows UAE, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his "complete unit" has been doing well with consistent performances in all departments of the game. "The bowlers have really stepped up and in...
  • ICC World Cup: India make important gains in lopsided contest 5 days ago

    They may not have got the batting practice they were looking for against the UAE, but defending champions India made gains that should strengthen their title defence in Australia and New Zealand. Mohammed Shami was ruled out a day before the match due to a left knee injury, which allowed MS...
  • India roll over UAE to secure entry to World Cup quarter-finals 5 days ago

    The pacy WACA track turned out to be a spin nightmare for the UAE who received a nine-wicket hammering at the hand of defending champions India who secured their third consecutive win and entry into the ICC World Cup 2015 quarter-finals. Understandably, MS Dhoni wanted to bat to avoid exactly...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: UAE cricketer an officer with Dubai police 5 days ago

    Perth: Remember Dwayne Leverock? The big man from Bermuda who defied girth and gravity to smartly grab on to an edge from Robin Uthappa at the 2007 World Cup? Remember what his day job was? Yeah, a cop. Surely, crime rates in Bermuda must be pretty low? Now, meet Fahad Alhashmi....
  • World Cup 2015: Shaiman Anwar opening new doors for himself 5 days ago

    Perth: Until Wednesday afternoon, Shaiman Anwar was a relatively anonymous cricketer playing for an unfashionable team in the 2015 World Cup. Then, he smashed a 79-ball hundred against Ireland, the fastest by a UAE batsman in one-day international cricket, and his world hasn't been the same since. By his own admission,...
  • As it happened: India vs UAE, ICC World Cup 2015, Match 21 5 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India have showed up in the World Cup with an attitude that can keep the demons away but cricket is a game where you are as good as your previous day and India need to field their best team against...
  • India are playing best cricket of World Cup 2015: Brian Lara 6 days ago

    Perth: Insisting that India are currently playing the "best cricket of the World Cup", West Indies batting legend Brian Lara feels that the defending champions must test their bench strength against minnows UAE in a Pool B match here on Saturday. Lara said by testing a few reserve players against weaker...
  • World Cup: India should be wary of minnow threat against UAE 6 days ago

    India have showed up in the World Cup with an attitude that can keep the demons away but cricket is a game where you are as good as your previous day and India need to field their best team against the UAE to ensure that they are in the knock-out...
  • World Cup 2015: Should India experiment with their team against UAE? 6 days ago

    India will face minnows United Arab Emirates in their third group league match of the cricket World Cup at the WACA on Saturday. ...
  • World Cup: Injury scare for India skipper MS Dhoni ahead of UAE clash 6 days ago

    Perth: Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Friday hurt while batting in the nets at the WACA ahead of India's cricket World Cup league match against the United Arab Emirates on Saturday. It happened while Dhoni was facing a net bowler whose delivery kicked up suddenly and brushed his forearm. Dhoni was...
  • World Cup: Keeping calm under pressure is key to success, says Dhawan 6 days ago

    Perth: Attributing his brilliant World Cup form to a calm mind and hard work, Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan today said he managed to come out of a lean patch by sticking to his strong work ethic. Dhawan scored 77 and 137 against Pakistan and South Africa respectively, after poor run of...