Saturday, May 25, 2024

Overconfidence led to Tigers’ downfall

Overcon-fidence coupled with irresponsible batting led to Bangladesh’s downfall in their crucial World Cup group B match against West Indies, former captains said on Saturday. Bangladesh made a mess of the game facing a rampant West Indian attack and were skittled  out for their lowest ever total of 58 runs to concede a humiliating nine-wicket ... Read more

Keep your feet on the ground

Keep your feet on the ground Very rarely do a team’s actions and words combine to paint as clear a picture as Bangladesh’s performance against Ireland and their captain Shakib Al Hasan’s words did at the post-match briefing on the Friday before their debacle against the West Indies. In truth, that picture could only be ... Read more

Proteas beat Windies with ease

De Villiers, Smith guide Protease to easy win New Delhi: AB de Villiers and captain Graeme Smith guided South Africa to an easy seven-wicket victory over the West Indies in a World Cup Group B match here at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on Thursday. Chasing a modest total of 223, South Africa lost two ... Read more