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Tag Archives: cricket

Afghans get hero’s welcome after qualifying for WC – Zimbabwean official banned for 20 years

HARARE, Zimbabwe, March 27, (Agencies): A Zimbabwean official has been banned for 20 years by the International Cricket Council after being found guilty of match-fixing …

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Faked death goes viral after failed cricket bet in Bangladesh

Dhaka, March 27, 2018 (AFP) -Bangladesh police have detained a man who faked his murder on social media — using red fruit juice as imitation …

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Australia captain Smith, vice-captain Warner step down

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Australia cricket captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner have stepped down from their roles for the remainder of …

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‘Fearless cricket’ – Bangladesh praised after India near-miss

Colombo, March 19, 2018 (AFP) -India captain Rohit Sharma praised Bangladesh for their “fearless cricket” after the Twenty20 minnows came within a ball of a …

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Karthik’s last-ball six gifts India title – Bangladesh fall

COLOMBO, March 18, (AFP): Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik hit a last-ball six in his blazing cameo to help India edge out Bangladesh by four wickets and …

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Cricket-India win tri-series after Karthik blitz in tense final

COLOMBO, March 18 (Reuters) – India survived late drama in a pulsating final to clinch the Twenty20 tri-series after Dinesh Karthik smashed the final ball …

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Cricket-Bangladesh’s Shakib, Nurul fined following Friday fracas

COLOMBO, March 17 (Reuters) – Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan and reserve player Nurul Hasan have been fined 25 percent of their match fees and …

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Sharma, Sundar take India into final – Rahim unbeaten half ton goes in vain

COLOMBO, March 14, (AFP): Skipper Rohit Sharma and off-spinner Washington Sundar helped India enter the Twenty20 tri-series final with a 17-run win over Bangladesh in …

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Mushfiqur leads B’desh to record chase – Sri Lanka beaten by 5 wickets

COLOMBO, March 10, (AFP): Mushfiqur Rahim hit a blazing half-century to help Bangladesh chase down a record 215 and beat Sri Lanka by five wickets …

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NZ edge England, level series – Injured Taylor hammers career-best 181

DUNEDIN, New Zealand, March 7, (AFP): Injury-hit Ross Taylor played through the pain to score a remarkable unbeaten 181 and seal a series-levelling win for …

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