Twenty20 Series

  • Indian women blank Bangladesh by seven wickets to win T20 series 3-0 March 13, 2014

    Cox's Bazar: Indian women easily defeated their Bangladeshi counterparts by seven wickets in the third T20 International completing a 3-0 rout to gain enough confidence going into the upcoming ICC World T20 tournament which will start in few days time. Opting to bat, Bangladesh could manage only 81 for eight in...
  • West Indies defeat England by 5 wickets, win Twenty20 series March 12, 2014

    Barbados: Medium-pacer Krishmar Santokie claimed 4 for 21 to limit England and captain Darren Sammy slammed an unbeaten 30 off nine balls to power West Indies home by five wickets in the second Twenty20 on Tuesday. The West Indies took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series with the final...
  • Dwayne Smith targets home series against England February 27, 2014

    Port of Spain: Hard hitting opening batsman Dwayne Smith says he plans to continue his prolific run in the Twenty20 series against Ireland in an effort to force his way into the West Indies limited over squad for the home series against England. Smith Monday outlined his goal after winning the...
  • Sri Lanka women beat Indian women to clinch Twenty20 series 21 January 28, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Skipper Shashikala Siriwardene produced an allround display to help Sri Lanka women notch up a sixwicket win over India in the third T20 international and clinch the threematch series 21 on Tuesday. Siriwardene led from the front as she scored an unbeaten 46 off 42 balls laced with four boundaries...
  • Australia eye Twenty20 world places against England January 20, 2014

    Sydney: Cricket Australia on Monday challenged its Twenty20 squad to use the England series to fight for a place in the side heading to the short format's world championship. Australia unveiled a 14man squad for the three matches against England with George Bailey named captain after being dropped from the Test...
  • Pakistan include Usman Khan Shinwari in T20 squad for series against SL December 10, 2013

    Islamabad: Uncapped fast bowler Usman Khan Shinwari has been summoned by Pakistan for the twomatch Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka in Dubai. The 19yearold paceman from the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa impressed selectors in the recent domestic T20 tournament final in which he took 5 for 9 while representing Zarai Taraqiati...
  • Pakistan drop Rehman, Jamshed for Sri Lanka Twenty20s December 1, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan selectors have dropped opening batsman Nasir Jamshed and leftarm spinner Abdul Rehman for this month's Twenty20 internationals against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. Lefthanded batsmen Sharjeel Khan and Haris Sohail were included in the 14man squad as the selectors also ignored allrounders Abdul Razzaq and Shoaib Malik. Khan is yet to...
  • Dale Steyn fined for offensive language against Pakistan November 25, 2013

    Cape Town: South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has been fined for using offensive language in Friday's second Twenty20 against Pakistan. The International Cricket Council said on Sunday that Steyn was fined 10 percent of his match fee. Pakistan won the game at Newlands by six runs. Steyn was fined for swearing...
  • Pakistan Tanvir fined 10 per cent of match fee November 16, 2013

    Dubai: Pakistan allrounder Sohail Tanvir has been fined 10 per cent of his match fee for breaching the code of conduct during his team's 6run loss against South Africa in a Twenty20 international on Friday. The ICC says in a statement on Saturday that the leftarm fast bowler accepted the sanctions...
  • Michael Carberry set for England Twenty20 debut August 19, 2013

    London: Michael Carberry is in line for a Twenty20 international debut against Australia after being included in England's 13man squad announced Monday for two matches at the end of this month. Carberry, who won his lone Test cap against Bangladesh in 2010 but has yet to appear for England in any...
  • New Zealand beat England by 5 runs in first T20 June 26, 2013

    London: Brilliant halfcenturies by Hamish Rutherford and Brendon McCullum set New Zealand on their way to a fiverun victory over England on Tuesday in the first of two Twenty20 internationals at The Oval. Rutherford (62 off 35 balls) and McCullum (68) put on a secondwicket stand of 114 to help the...
  • Smith to lead West Indies A in T20s against Sri Lanka A June 18, 2013

    Kingston: West Indies batsman Dwayne Smith will lead the West Indies A team against Sri Lanka A in two Twenty20 matches this week at Arnos Vale. Smith, a prolific scorer in the just ended Indian Premier League (IPL), is one of four members of the West Indies World T20 champion team...
  • Shakib Al Hasan shines as Bangladesh share T20 series with Zimbabwe May 12, 2013

    Bulawayo: Shakib Al Hasan performed with bat and ball to hand Bangladesh a comfortable 34 run win over Zimbabwe and ensure a drawn Twenty 20 series in Bulawayo on Sunday. Bangladesh's victory in the second international levelled the series at 11 after Zimbabwe had won the opening match by six runs...
  • Dwayne Bravo delighted with Grenada support March 1, 2013

    St. George's (Grenada): Dwayne Bravo says he was delighted with the turn-out of supporters in Grenada to the three-match one-day international series between the West Indies and Zimbabwe. Thousands flocked the national stadium, including the country's re-elected Prime Minister Keith Mitchell, to witness West Indies defeat Zimbabwe in all three...
  • Hafeez not wary of experienced Dhoni December 23, 2012

    Bangalore: Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez is not wary of his experienced Indian counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni and said as a skipper his main aim would be to motivate his team not to buckle under pressure in the limited over series against the hosts which starts here on Monday. The muchanticipated bilateral...
  • Whatmore happy with Pakistan's Twenty20 progress September 9, 2012

    Dubai: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore on Sunday said he was happy with the team's progress in the shortest format of the game ahead of this month's World Twenty20, saying the team was responding well. Pakistan pulled off a sensational super over win against Australia in the second Twenty20 here on Friday,...
  • England recall Anderson for T20 series September 6, 2012

    London: James Anderson is in line to make his first Twenty20 international appearance in nearly three years after being called up by England for the threematch series against South Africa. The 30yearold fast bowler, who is not in England's squad for the World Twenty20 tournament starting this month, was called up...
  • Hafeez confident of Pakistan in Twenty20s September 6, 2012

    Dubai: Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez said he is confident his team will beat Australia in the Twenty20 series and go on to prosper at the World Twenty20 championship in Sri Lanka. Pakistan trounced Australia by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 international on Wednesday, taking a 10 lead in the threematch...
  • Flower hopes England bloom before World T20 February 27, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: Coach Andy Flower says England's youthful side have gained vital experience against Pakistan, which will help them in their bid to defend their World Twenty20 title later this year. England levelled the threematch Twenty20 series against Pakistan with a comfortable 38run win in the second match in Dubai...
  • England names squad for the cash-rich Stanford series September 11, 2008

    London: England named a 15-member squad for the Stanford Twenty20 series in the Caribbean in November. The same team will contest a seven-One-Day International series in India later this winter. While Michael Vaughan would be relieved to get a central contract yet again, the selections seem to have kicked up a storm...