Thursday, April 18, 2024

Hasina greets Nawaz

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday greeted Nawaz Sharif for being elected the prime minister of Pakistan. In a message, the Prime Minister said the smooth parliamentary polls, peaceful transfer of power and election of Newaz Sharif as the prime minister are great

Pakistan crush Sri Lanka

Brilliant batting by Shahid Afridi and a fiery bowling performance drove Pakistan to a 23-run series-levelling victory over Sri Lanka in the second and final Twenty20 international yesterday. Chasing a modest 123, Sri Lanka ran into a roadblock as Kumar Sangakkara fell in the fourth over to Yasir Arafat with the score on

Bangladesh drown Pakistan in rain

In the end it was a combination of the driving monsoon deluge, a stop-start playing surface and a bit of luck that saw Bangladesh ease to an emphatic 3-0 win over rivals Pakistan in their 2014 World Cup pre-qualifier first leg at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday. In Bangladesh’s most important game for some time, ... Read more

Bangladesh’s World Cup at BNS today

Bangladesh will go into their most high-profile game for some time looking to keep up their unbeaten record of the last five meetings against rivals Pakistan, when the sides meet today in the first-leg of the World Cup Pre-Qualifiers at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. The World Cup in Brazil in 2014 is still about three ... Read more

It’s India vs SL in the final

Hosts edge out arch-rivals Pakistan in tense battle An atypical Sachin Tendulkar, a menacing Munaf Patel and a wily spell of spin bowling from Harbhajan Singh propelled India into the final of the 2011 World Cup, with a hard fought 29 win over arch-rivals Pakistan at Mohali yesterday. India will now face Sri Lanka in ... Read more

More than a semi

The World Cup 2011 will reach its zenith as the two fiercest rivals of world cricket, India and Pakistan, square off against each other in a semifinal match in Mohali today. The excitement has already reached fever pitch, with Indian police leaving no stone unturned to ensure peaceful progress of a match where both the ... Read more

Pakistan outplay Windies to storm into semis

Dhaka: Pakistan thrashed West Indies by ten wickets to move into the World Cup semi-finals here at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on Wednesday. Chasing an easy target of 113 runs, openers Kamran Akmal and Mohammad Hafeez completed the Pakistan victory without being separated, in just 20.5 overs

Afridi leaves Imran behind

It is still too early to think that Shahid Afridi can emulate Imran Khan by leading Pakistan to their second World Cup trophy, but he did at least one thing better than his legendary countryman on Wednesday. With his 4-30 against the West Indies in the first quarter-final, Afridi overtook Imran to become Pakistan’s most ... Read more

WC set for knock-out stage

Pakistan take on Windies today The much-anticipated knock-out phase of the World Cup is set for a cracking start as unpredictable Pakistan take on a youthful West Indian side in the first quarter-final in Dhaka today. More than a semi-final place will be at stake for Pakistan, who missed out on a second-round place in ... Read more

Pak, Windies in city to play first quarterfinals

Dhaka: Pakistan and West Indies teams arrived in Dhaka on Monday evening to take part in the first quarter-final match of the ICC Cricket World Cup to be held at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on March 23. Pakistan team led by the mercurial all-rounder Shahid Afridi arrived in the capital directly from Sri Lanka. ... Read more

West Indies team to get ‘state-level’ security

The security personnel have spread a safety blanket ranking to ‘state-level’ for the West Indies team in an attempt to ensure a hassle free quarter-final match of the Cricket World Cup 2011 tomorrow, officials confirmed. To avoid repetition of the embarrassing March 4 like incident, the security experts are asked to

Pakistan crush Kenya to make flying start in WC

HAMBANTOTA: Pakistan outclassed Kenya by a huge margin of 205 runs in their opening World Cup Group A match here at the Mahinda Rajapakse Stadium on Wednesday. Set an improbable target of 318 runs, Kenya were bundled out for a mere 112 runs in 33.1 overs. Captain Shahid Afridi was the main destroyer capturing five ... Read more

Misbah, Shehzad tons help Pak pile big score

Dhaka: Opener Ahmed Shehzad and middle order Misbah-ul-Haque capitalised on Bangladesh’s wayward fielding to full effect as they guided Pakistan to an indomitable position in the warm-up match at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Both of them ended up with tons after surviving from easy catches to help Pakistan recover from the shaky start. ... Read more