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Wanted: scheduling prudence

Spare players, spectators and broadcasters unnecessary trouble Till a few years ago, cricket used to be a seasonal game. Now it is an all-weather game — be it the height of the summer or the middle of the monsoon. The forgettable one-off Test between India and Bangladesh at Fatullah saw virtually two days of action only and posed some important ... Read More »

World Cup 2015: New Zealand beat West Indies to set up semifinal clash with South Africa

WELLINGTON: Martin Guptill on Saturday bludgeoned his way to the record books with the highest individual World Cup knock as New Zealand rode on the opener’s swashbuckling unbeaten 237 to crush West Indies by 143 runs and sail into the semifinals of the mega event. Scorecard Batting first in the fourth quarterfinal game, New Zealand notched up an imposing 393 ... Read More »

Clarke believes Warner or Gayle capable of smashing 300 in ODIs

Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke has claimed that it is possible for a batsman to crack the seemingly impossible 300-run barrier in ODI, predicting that someone like David Warner, Chris Gayle or AB de Villiers might do so. Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke has claimed that it is possible for a batsman to crack the seemingly impossible 300-run barrier in ... Read More »

India thrash Pakistan to launch World Cup campaign in style

ADELAIDE: Defending champions India launched their World Cup campaign in style as they produced a clinical performance to spank Pakistan by 76 runs, maintaining their unbeaten record against the arch-rivals in the mega event on Sunday. Scorecard | Match in Pics In the high-voltage contest between the bitter rivals, India again emerged victorious in a rather one-sided affair, thus maintaining their magnificent ... Read More »

Dhoni and his men face an onerous task

India has leaked runs against the lower order and has also been prone to batting collapses Closing out games from a position of strength is a fine art. Accomplished sides shut the escape routes for the opposition. In both Adelaide and here, India left the door open for Australia to spoil the party. It’s not ability alone that takes the ... Read More »