SECOND T20

  • Rain threat looms over second South Africa-Australia T20 March 12, 2014

    Another washout looms in the second T20 international between South Africa and Australia, who would want the rain gods to be kind enough to allow them some practice in the shortest format before their flight to Bangladesh for the World Twenty20. The first match of the three-game series proved to be...
  • 2nd T20: West Indies dash Irish hopes of history with 11run win February 22, 2014

    Kingston: Ireland's flirtation with cricketing history came to a disappointing end in Kingston's Sabina Park on Friday when they lost their second Twenty20 international with the West Indies. Victory, following a famous sixwicket win on the same ground earlier in the week, would have given the Irish a first series win...
  • 2nd T20: Sri Lanka out to level series, South Africa to win August 4, 2013

    Hambantota: Sri Lanka are expected to play hard on Sunday in their endeavour to win the second Twenty20 international against South Africa and bring the threematch series on level terms at 11, but the hosts might continue with their policy of testing the bench strength in preparation for the World...
  • Pak erred on Gul's overs, reckons Yuvraj December 28, 2012

    Ahmedabad: ManoftheMatch Yuvraj Singh on Friday said that Mohammed Hafeez's strategy to give Umar Gul an extra over earlier turned out to be decisive as it helped him target Saeed Ajmal at the death. Gul had bowled three of his four overs within the 16th over and it was Ajmal who...
  • Yuvraj helped us exceed our target: Dhoni December 28, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Yuvraj Singh's big hits in the death overs helped India score 10 runs in excess of what would have been expected, feels skipper MS Dhoni after the hosts registered a nervewrecking 11run win over Pakistan in the second T20 international here on Friday. "Yuvi was at his best; those big...
  • Hafeez confident of winning second T20 as well December 27, 2012

    Pakistan skipper Mohammed Hafeez Thursday said the way his side clawed its way back in the first Twenty20 match against India, he has no doubts that his side will go on to win the series by winning the second match, here Friday. Pakistan thumped India by five wickets in the...
  • We must repeat our performance: Gayle July 1, 2012

    Fort Launderdale, Florida: Opener Chris Gayle praised the West Indies batting following their 56run win over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 international here but said it was important the Caribbean side kept up the pressure in Sunday's second match. The lefthanded Gayle was at the centre of the victory, paving...
  • Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to square T20 series June 3, 2012

    Hambantota (Sri Lanka): Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by 23 runs in the second and final Twenty20 international on Sunday to square the series 11. Sri Lanka, who won the opening match by 37 runs on Friday, were bowled out for 99 after restricting Pakistan to 122 for 6. Shahid Afridi was...