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80-run victory for India against West Indies

80-run victory for India against West Indies

Chennai: India, riding on the back of Yuvraj Singh’s maiden World Cup century, cruised to a comfortable 80-run victory against the West Indies in their last Group B fixture at the M. Chidambaram Stadium here Sunday and set up a quarterfinal date with Australia. Chasing …

Saina Nehwal won her first title of the year

Basel: India’s Saina Nehwal won her first title of the year with a commanding 21-13, 21-14 victory over South Korean Sung Ji Hyun in the Wilson Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton here on Sunday.It was Saina’s second victory against the unseeded Korean in as …

West Indies lost to England by 18 runs

West Indies lost to England by 18 runs

Chennai: England kept its nerve and its World Cup campaign alive with an 18-run win over West Indies at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Thursday.Andre Russell (four for 49 and 49), playing in only his second World Cup match, threatened to dump England out …

Kochi Tuskers team to play five matches at home

Kochi: The Kochi Tuskers Kerala (KTK) team is all set to play most of their Indian Premier League (IPL) matches of the fourth edition at their home venue, said the co-owners of the franchise here. The Kochi team will be based out of Kochi and …

PNB Paribas tennis tournament; Federer in 4th round

PNB Paribas tennis tournament; Federer in 4th round

Indian Wells: Roger Federer tuned up for a match with a teenager more than a decade his junior as the three-time champion thrashed Argentine Juan Chela 6-0, 6-2 on Tuesday in the third-round of the Indian Wells Masters.Federer, who needed just 54 minutes for his …

Kochi is a long term venue: KTK owner

Kochi: In a big boost to Kochi’s IPL dreams, the co-owners of the Kochi Tuskers Kerala, (KTK), which is debuting in the current Indian Premier League season, have said ‘Kochi will be long term venue’ for all their matches. KTK will be playing its inaugural …

Australia won against Kenya

Bangalore: Over the last fortnight, nails were chewed and throats turned hoarse as the Chinnaswamy Stadium embraced a gamut of emotions. The earlier three World Cup matches here had gifted the fans varied results like a tie, an Irish upsurge and a turgid Indian victory. …

Sri Lanka can do better: Dilshan

Sri Lanka can do better: Dilshan

Pallekele: After guiding Sri Lanka to the quarterfinals of the ongoing World Cup with his all-round exploits, opener Tillakaratne Dilshan said the team has the ability to play better cricket. Dilshan hammered a 131-ball 144 during his record 282-run stand for the opening wicket with …

Gambhir has to consolidate on the starts he gets

New Delhi: Collectively India has failed to inspire confidence. From here on there will be no easy games and Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men will need to get their act together. India meets South Africa and the West Indies in its final league games …

India won by five wickets

India won by five wickets

New Delhi: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that being reduced to 99 for four by minnows Netherlands here Wednesday did put them under pressure but said it tested the middle-order which would stand them in good stead in the knockout stages of the World …

Injuries and batsmen’s performances worry Zimbabwe

PALLEKELE (KANDY): A confident Sri Lanka will take on a struggling Zimbabwe in a Group A ICC-World Cup encounter here on Thursday.A Sri Lankan win would propel it to the top of the group, currently occupied by New Zealand after its comprehensive win over Pakistan. …

New Zealand won against Pakistan

New Zealand won against Pakistan

  PALLEKELE (KANDY): On a day when a match turned on its head in under five overs because birthday boy Ross Taylor (131 not out) willed it so, Pakistan, the most unpredictable team in the tournament, crashed to a stunning defeat in a group A …

Yuvaraj makes India to win against Ireland

Yuvaraj makes India to win against Ireland

Bangalore: Star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who steered India to a comfortable win over Ireland late Sunday with his all-round performance, hoped to play a key role in the upcoming big matches in the ICC World Cup series. “It’s been a very good day for me …

England registered a thrilling six-run win over SA

CHENNAI: England registered a thrilling six-run win over South Africa at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday to put its stuttering World Cup campaign back on track.England appeared to have irrevocably damaged its chances when it posted 171 after electing to bat on a …

New Zealand crushed Zimbabwe by 10 wickets

New Zealand crushed Zimbabwe by 10 wickets

Ahmedabad: New Zealand displayed a clinically efficient all round performance to thump Zimbabwe by 10 wickets with more than 16 overs to spare in their crucial group league encounter of the World Cup at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Friday. The Kiwis first bundled …