Thursday, February 22, 2024

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