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  Pakistan began their World T20 campaign with a 13-run win over New Zealand in the Group D match at Pallekele on Sunday.   Chasing a big total of 178 runs, New Zealand got off to a steady start as the openers constructed a fifty-run partnership.   But all-rounder Shahid Afridi stuck in the 7th over as the Kiwis lost...
If T20 cricket wasn't short enough, the Group C match between Sri Lanka and South Africa was reduced to 'T7' affair. With rain playing spoilsport, the 34,000 audience at Hambantota was dished out only a seven-over per side match which South Africa won by 32 runs. Rain, during this time...
Brendon McCullum hit the highest score in Twenty20 international history as New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs at the World Twenty20 in Pallekele. McCullum plundered seven sixes and 11 fours in his 58-ball 123, beating the record of 117 previously jointly held by Richard Levi and Chris Gayle. His stands...
HAMBONTOTA - South Africa's pace attack proved too difficult for Zimbabwe to handle as they bowed out of the Twenty20 World Cup, suffering a 10-wicket thrashing in a Group C game at Hambantota on Thursday. Put in to bat first, Zimbabwe were restricted to 93 for eight wickets with Craig...
The final margin might have been a comfortable 23 runs, but this was far from a walk in the park for India. Afghanistan, short on experience but not on enthusiasm or skill, gave the ICC World Twenty20 2007 champion a real run for its money at the R Premadasa Stadium on...
This was no humdinger. The expected fireworks didn’t materialise as Australia brushed aside Ireland’s non-existent challenge with consummate ease, storming to a seven-wicket victory at the R Premadasa Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. The opening Group B clash of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 had all the trappings of a cracker,...
Hosts Sri Lanka have thrashed Zimbabwe by 82 runs in the opening match of cricket's World Twenty20 series. Ajantha Mendis recorded the best ever international Twenty20 figures of 6-8, as Zimbabwe were shot out for 100 in 17.3 overs. That was after Kumara Sangakkara (with 44) and Jeevan Mendis (43 not...
AFP - Hosts Sri Lanka open cricket's World Twenty20 against Zimbabwe Tuesday, kicking off the country's biggest ever sports event just three years after the end of a bloody civil war. Mahela Jayawardene's men will take the field in Hambantota, the southeastern home town of President Mahinda Rajapakse, with hopes high...
Pakistan, chasing India’s commanding 185-3, appeared to be out of contention when they lost five wickets by the 12th over with just 91 runs on the board at the Premadasa stadium. But Akmal and former captain Shoaib Malik turned the game around with a brilliant unbroken stand of 95 off...
The International Cricket Council on Wednesday launched the official event website for the World Twenty20 Championships to be staged here between September 18 and October 7. Containing all the latest information on the tournament, the site, accessible from www.icc-cricket.com, will be an essential resource for supporters wishing to follow the event,...