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Misfiring Aussies face must-win Pakistan T20 showdown

Mohali (India) – A stumbling Australia will need to raise their game when they take on Pakistan in a must-win group match of the World Twenty20 in Mohali on Friday. Pakistan vs Australia LIVE World T20 Match Score & Updates The Australians handed Bangladesh a second straight defeat in their previous outing...

Malik vows Pakistan to give their all for Afridi at World T20

Mohali (India) – Veteran batsman Shoaib Malik vowed Thursday that Pakistan would go all out for a surprise victory against Australia at cricket’s World Twenty20 to give their “big brother” Shahid Afridi a winning send-off. The big-hitting Afridi, who no longer plays Test and one-day cricket, has been hinti...

Pakistani greats call for overhaul after World T20 defeats

Islamabad – Pakistani cricketing greats called for an overhaul of the national team and the country’s domestic infrastructure following back-to-back defeats in the World Twenty20 that have ensured a likely early exit for the former champions. After triumphing against Bangladesh, the 2009 winners suffered s...

Pakistan face rampant Black Caps in must-win T20

Mohali (India) – A resurgent New Zealand will be eyeing a semi-final berth when they take on a deflated Pakistan in a World Twenty20 group match in Mohali Tuesday. Live Score: Pakistan vs New Zealand in World T20 2016 Smarting after a six-wicket defeat to arch-rivals India, Shahid Afridi’s men need a victo...

Pakistan’s ‘cricket uncles’ to miss out on India-Pak T20

Islamabad – As Pakistan take on arch-rivals India in a high voltage World Twenty20 game on Saturday in Kolkata, they will miss two of their key attractions: cricket ‘uncles’ Abdul Jalil and Muhammad Zaman. The two die-hard cricket fans, prominent because of their facial hair, dress and decades spent hittin...

Ind-Pak rivalry bigger than Ashes, says Ashwin

Kolkata – Ravichandran Ashwin on Friday termed the India-Pakistan rivalry “bigger than the Ashes” ahead of the crucial weekend clash between the arch-rivals in World Twenty20 at Kolkata. The two neighbours have gone to war on four occasions since independence and their now infrequent showdowns on the crick...

India, Pakistan poised for heavyweight World T20 clash

Kolkata – India and Pakistan will grind to a halt Saturday as hundreds of millions of cricket fans gather to watch the World Twenty20 match between the two arch-rival nations in Kolkata. The cricket-mad neighbours, who have gone to war three times since independence, share one of the world’s fiercest sport...

Love not war as India-Pakistan resume rivalry

Kolkata – It’s one of the world’s fiercest sporting rivalries and previous showdowns have taken place while the countries have been at war, or used as an icebreaker between frosty leaders. But when India and Pakistan face off in cricket’s World Twenty20, love will be in the air amid a determination to ensu...

Australia begin quest for elusive World T20 crown

Dharamsala (India) – Australia begin their latest quest Friday to clinch the elusive crown of World Twenty20 champions against a New Zealand side who are on a high after their stunning victory over tournament hosts India. Steve Smith’s side top the Test rankings and won their fifth 50 over World Cup last y...

Entertainers Gayle and Afridi star in T20 triumphs

Mumbai – Chris Gayle smashed a century and Shahid Afridi rediscovered his boom with the bat as the veteran destroyers powered the West Indies and Pakistan to victories at the World Twenty20 Wednesday. Gayle struck 11 sixes at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium in a 47-ball century as the West Indies comfortably cha...

Proud Afridi powers Pakistan to big opening World T20 win

Kolkata – Proud captain Shahid Afridi said he had been determined to lead by example Wednesday after starring in Pakistan’s demolition of Bangladesh, drawing a line under his side’s troubled World Twenty20 build-up. Full Scorecard: Pakistan vs Bangladesh in World T20 2016 The big-hitting Afridi, accused in...

Preview: Buoyant Bangladesh takes on Pakistan in World T20

Kolkata – Bangladesh will look to compound the misery of beleaguered Pakistan Wednesday in their opening group match of the World Twenty20, fresh from humbling their arch-rivals in the Asia Cup. Despite their recent improvements in 50-over cricket, Bangladesh have a rotten record in the World T20 and have ...

Dhoni blames batsmen for stunning New Zealand loss

Nagpur (India) – Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni blamed his batsmen for their shock 47-run loss to New Zealand in the opening World Twenty20 group match in Nagpur on Tuesday. Full Scorecard: New Zealand vs India Match 13 World T20 2016 India’s batsmen folded at the hands of New Zealand’s spinners, reco...

Under-fire Afridi clarifies ‘love for India’ comments

Kolkata: Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has sought to clarify his comments he made after his side’s arrival in India for World T20, which attracted severe criticism from some of his countrymen. The flamboyant all-rounder remarked that Pakistani players received more love from Indian fans as compared to the...

Morgan says confident England ready for World T20 challenge

London: England skipper Eoin Morgan said that his side are brimming with confidence and new energy ahead of their World T20 campaign, which starts against west Indies in Mumbai from Wednesday. The 29-year-old, who believes that England are a different proposition at the moment, said that the T20 format’s p...

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