T20 Wc

  • One failure can't belittle Yuvraj Singh's India job April 7, 2014

    Easier said "success and failure are part of sport and sportspersons," but when failure hits, the statement becomes as good as just an adage, and contributions of the past fall prey to short memory. What Yuvraj Singh experienced on the evening of April 2, 2011, and three years later on April...
  • World T20: Super Eights lineup, fixtures September 26, 2012

    Colombo: Pakistan's comprehensive win over Bangladesh on Tuesday concluded the first stage of the 2012 ICC World Twenty20, with all the minnows making their way out of the tournament leaving the top eight to contest for a place in the semifinals. The second of the two group stages, known as the...
  • World T20, Eng vs Afg: as it happened September 21, 2012

    Afghanistan innings: 18th over: 80 all out: Finally it's all over. England win by 116 runs. Afghanistan are knocked out of T20 World Cup. Jade Dernbach gets rid off Gulbodin Naib, who tries to slog another one but mistimes it and gives away an easy catch to Eoin Morgan. G...
  • McCullum leads NZ's big win over Bangladesh September 21, 2012

    Pallekele: Brendon McCullum's superb recordsetting century led New Zealand to a thumping 59run win over Bangladesh in the ICC World Twenty20 on Friday. McCullum pummelled 123 off 58 balls and hammered 11 fours and seven sixes in a strong Kiwi total of 191 for 3. Nasir Hossain played a lone fight...
  • World T20, India v Afghanistan: as it happened September 19, 2012

    Afghanistan Innings: 20th over: 136 all out. India win by 23 runs. But not impressive at all. A lastminute push took them to 159 and then they needed three wickets from Yuvraj to bail them out against the aggressive Afghanistan batsmen. Balaji redeemed himself with a threewicket haul after his dismal...
  • Allround Watson scripts Aus win over Ireland September 19, 2012

    Colombo: Shane Watson's 51 as an opener and 3 for 26 with the ball helped Australia to a comprehensive sevenwicket win in their opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 against Ireland here on Wednesday. Chasing a modest target of 124, the Aussies romped home in only 15.1 overs with the...
  • World Twenty20, SL vs Zim: as it happened September 18, 2012

    Zimbabwe Innings 18th over: 100 all out. Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe by 82 runs to win the ICC World Twenty20 2012 opener. Malinga performs the last rites to get among the wickets and help Sri Lanka complete a facile win. The day in the end belonged to the comeback man Ajantha Mendis...
  • World T20: MacGill doesn't see Aus in top 4 September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Australia legspinner Stuart MacGill feels Australia won't be able to make it to the semifinals of the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, though he would love to see them there. Accompanying Australia's hockey legend Jamie Dwyer on India tour, MacGill was present here on Tuesday at the...
  • Sri Lanka to open World Twenty20 against Zim September 18, 2012

    Hambantota: Cricket, and not any showy opening ceremony, takes centre stage as the ICC World Twenty20 2012 kicks off in Hambantota on Tuesday with the tournament favourites and hosts Sri Lanka squaring off against the rusty minnows Zimbabwe. A threeteam group doesn't offer you any chance to warm up. All the...
  • Bowling worries India at World Twenty20 September 17, 2012

    "On flat decks, Indian bowling will struggle," Harsha Bhogle said after India failed to defend 185 in a warmup game against Pakistan. ...
  • Dananjaya in content_cnion to play SL's opener September 17, 2012

    Hambantota: Sri Lanka's new spinbowling hope Akila Dananjaya already feels so at home in the setup that he has commandeered a senior teammate as a chauffeur. The confident 18yearold's rapid rise from obscurity means he has been named in Sri Lanka's 13man squad for the World Twenty20 opener against Zimbabwe in...
  • ICC names World T20 umpires, match referees September 9, 2012

    Dubai: The ICC on Sunday announced the names of umpires and match referees who will officiate in the group stage of the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in Sri Lanka from September 18 to October 7. The match referees' responsibilities for the men's tournament will be shared among Ranjan Madugalle...
  • Miandad blames IPL for India's poor show in T20 WC May 13, 2010

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad on Thursday blamed the exhaustion from Indian Premier League for the poor performance of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men in the ongoing Twenty20 World Cup in the West Indies. "I just get the feeling that lame excuses are being given to protect the IPL. People are...
  • Time out: Bhajji is Movado's new brand ambassador June 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh has been signed by Swiss luxury watch company Movado as its brand ambassador. "I am honoured to be associated with a brand like Movado. It believes in the art of design and is known for its perfection worldwide. I have strong faith in the pursuit...