Bangladesh opt to bowl; Tamim returns

Bangladesh chose to bowl v IndiaLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Tamim Iqbal was back in Bangladesh’s XI © ICC/Getty Images Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza decided to field first against India on a flat pitch with a covering of grass, which should not worry the batsmen who can hit through the line. Mashrafe said Bangladesh did not mind chasing a big total. The India captain MS Dhoni said he would have…

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Badree happy to fill the Narine void

Samuel Badree – “We have seen how important spin is especially after the Powerplay during the middle overs when the ball is a little bit older” © AFP Samuel Badree has already seen the best and worst of himself in West Indies’ first two matches in the World T20. In Mumbai, against England, he had the third-most expensive figures in his T20I career. In Bangalore, on Sunday, he silenced Sri…

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Moeen staves off an England calamity

England 142 for 7 (Moeen 41*) beat Afghanistan 127 for 9 (Shafiqullah 35*) by 15 runsScorecard Play 03:51 Highlights – England survive batting slump The final margin of victory might not show it, but England survived a major scare against Afghanistan to sustain their World T20 hopes. At 85 for 7 in the 15th over of the match, England were teetering on the brink of a defeat that would have…

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Live Match: England vs Afghanistan, Live Score, Cricket Score Updates, ICC World T20 2016: Spirited Afghans Seek Kotla Advantage

England will be wary of Afghanistan at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday for a number of reasons. With assistant coach Manoj Prabhakar knowing Kotla like the back of his hand, the Afghans are quite capable of pulling of a surprise. Catch live score and live updates of England vs Afghanistan here. (LIVE SCORECARD | POINTS TABLE | NEWS | VIDEOS | GALLERIES) England lead Afghanistan 2-0 in head-to-head encounters….

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Pakistan Not Good Enough to Enter World T20 Semis: Waqar Younis

Shahid Afridi scored only 19 against New Zealand in World T20. © AFP Highlights Mohali: Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has hit out at his batsmen for failing to accelerate after a blistering start that cost them the crucial World T20 match against New Zealand. Chasing 181, Ahmed Shehzad (30 off 32 balls) and Umar Akmal (24 off 26 balls) failed to capitalise on a good start provided by Sharjeel Khan…

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World T20: Waqar Younis Blames Batsmen for Loss Against Zew Zealand

Shahid Afridi scored only 19 against New Zealand in World T20. © AFP Highlights Mohali: Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has hit out at his batsmen for failing to accelerate after a blistering start that cost them the crucial World T20 match against New Zealand. Chasing 181, Ahmed Shehzad (30 off 32 balls) and Umar Akmal (24 off 26 balls) failed to capitalise on a good start provided by Sharjeel Khan…

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World T20: India Stay In The Hunt For Semi-Finals After Thrilling Bangladesh Win

India stayed in the hunt for the semi-finals after defeating Bangladesh by one run. © AFP Highlights India have kept their campaign alive by registering a narrow one-run win over Bangladesh and they are favorites to join New Zealand in the semi-final from Group 2. However, England’s victory over Afghanistan has made the situation in Group 1 interesting. Here are the qualifying scenarios for all the teams in the ICC…

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni Plays Holi With Fans Ahead of India vs Bangladesh T20 World Cup Match

MS Dhoni celebrates holi with fan Sudhir Gautam before World T20 match vs Bangladesh. Highlights Mahendra Singh Dhoni played holi with some of his greatest fans in Bangalore on Tuesday. Dhoni obliged Sudhir Gautam and Ram Babu, who were given access to the Indian team bus and meet the skipper. India play Bangladesh in a T20 World Cup match at Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday. In spite of the heavy security,…

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Delhi confirmed as World T20 semi-final venue

The RP Mehra Block at the Feroz Shah Kotla, which remains shut © Getty Images Delhi will host the first semi-final of the World T20 on March 30, as originally scheduled. Strong doubts had surfaced about the venue over the past couple of weeks, with talk of the match being shifted elsewhere after the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) had failed to secure a clearance certificate from the South…

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World T20: Hardik Pandya Helps India Beat Bangladesh by One Run

Indian bowler Hardik Pandya (centre) celebrates India’s win against Bangladesh during the World T20 match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. © AFP Highlights Bengaluru: India scraped to a one-run win against a tenacious Bangladesh in Bangalore in a thrilling match on Wednesday, keeping their hopes of World Twenty20 glory alive. India were restricted to 146 for seven after being sent in to bat at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, thanks to…

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