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Asia Cup 2014: Short of expectations

March 4, 2014 10:09:43 am

Players given a chance by selectors with an eye on World Cup haven’t really made the opportunity count.

Asia Cup 2014: Sri Lanka inflicts 129-run defeat on Afghanistan

March 3, 2014 11:41:44 pm

Mendis took 3-11 off his unorthodox spin and Perera bowled a miserly 10-over spell for his 3-29 to get Afghanistan out for 124.

Indian team’s work ethic pretty abysmal: Gavaskar

March 3, 2014 9:57:43 pm

Gavaskar also lashed out at the top order, saying that the batsmen were over-confident

Jacques Kallis’ toughest opponent Brian Lara not Sachin Tendulkar

March 4, 2014 11:21:40 am

Tendulkar has done a tremendous amount for world cricket and for taking it forward

England level series with tricky win

March 3, 2014 2:52:02 pm

Bopara, 38 not out, and Broad, 28 not out, combined in a patient stand for the eighth wicket.

Pakistan lauded by former players after thrilling win over India

March 3, 2014 11:06:28 am

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan joined a chorus of former Pakistani players to congratulate the team.

England spin West Indies out for 159

March 3, 2014 1:59:21 am

West Indies, fresh off a dramatic victory in Friday's opening match, collapsed early on to 30-3 after England won the toss and sent them in for the second straight match.

Michael Clarke pulls on Cape

March 3, 2014 2:35:33 pm

Australia skipper scores unbeaten 161 to help side pile up 494/7 at stumps on Day 2.

Out of the box? Not really

March 6, 2014 5:20:10 pm

Ajmal, in perhaps all of world cricket today, has the widest range of varieties to his conventional off-spin.

From Jalalabad to Dhaka, Afghans celebrate with gunfire, SRK songs

March 3, 2014 2:32:01 pm

Finance minister Ishaq Dar announced a cash award of $1,000 each for the squad.

Asia Cup 2014: After boom boom, India go bust

March 3, 2014 2:47:22 pm

Afridi’s late strikes leaves Kohli’s side with only a marginal chance of making final.

Asia Cup 2014 Quick Singles: Shahid Afridi, the emir of Mirpur

March 2, 2014 11:09:32 pm

Sahibzada Mohammad Shahid Khan Afridi. And, rest, they say, is history.

Asia Cup 2014 Quick Singles: Crafty Saeed Ajmal and gritty Ambati Rayudu

March 2, 2014 11:24:18 pm

Offie Ajmal ends with impressive figures of 3/40 as Rayudu's second ODI fifty pushes India to respectable total.

Asia Cup 2014: After boom boom, India go bust

March 3, 2014 10:18:30 am

India paid the price for costly blunders at crucial junctures to suffer a nerve-wracking one-wicket defeat.

Michael Lumb ton in vain as Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy fashion West Indies win

March 2, 2014 2:21:17 pm

Dwayne Bravo had been the savior with the bat, slamming an unbeaten 87 off 91 balls.

David Warner century adds insult to Dale Steyn injury

March 2, 2014 1:56:54 pm

David Warner went to a chanceless century from 104 deliveries in the midst of Morkel’s barrage.

Asia Cup 2014: No scope for another tumble

March 2, 2014 2:25:13 pm

India face traditional rivals Pakistan in a high-profile Asia Cup match, one neither team can afford to lose.

Asia Cup 2014: Associates Afghanistan arrive on big stage

March 2, 2014 2:14:28 pm

Afghanistan could have won with a bonus point after hosts lost four wickets for four runs inside eight balls.

Ali, stings like a bee

March 2, 2014 1:37:23 am

Bespectacled Imam, blessed with the same silken sense of timing as his uncle, is the second highest scorer of the U-19 World Cup.

Failure a stepping stone for Markram

March 2, 2014 1:34:36 am

Markram not only got his call-up, he was also named skipper of the squad.

Proteas bloom in the desert

March 2, 2014 1:32:20 am

South Africa beat Pakistan by six wickets to win their maiden Under-19 World Cup title.

Yuvraj Singh’s 90s show

March 2, 2014 2:03:48 pm

Yuvraj Singh's unbeaten 96 overshadows Mithun Manhas’ fighting 98 as Punjab beat Delhi by six wickets.

Afghanistan script history, beat Bangladesh by 32 runs

March 1, 2014 10:17:17 pm

Rahman tried to change the course of the game with a few lusty blows towards the end but his efforts could not stop Afghanistan from creating a cricketing history.

Nothing to separate them: Two ties in Vijay Hazare

March 1, 2014 2:44:37 am

In Jaipur, thanks to cameos from their top-three, including 24 off 21 from Suresh Raina, Uttar Pradesh finished at 137 for nine from 20 overs, the same score as Madhya Pradesh in the Central Zone game.

Warner is the talk of Cape Town

March 1, 2014 2:36:09 am

Both captains claimed they weren’t going to talk about David Warner on Friday; both went on to dedicate a fair bit of time to talking about him.