India beat rivals Pakistan at T20 World Cup

India celebrate a Pakistani wicket

India beat fierce rivals Pakistan at the T20 Cricket World Cup. Star batsman Virat Kohli was the hero, as he top scored with 55 in a six-wicket victory. Continue reading “India beat rivals Pakistan at T20 World Cup”

Australia win Cricket World Cup

Australia thrashed rivals New Zealand by 7 wickets to win the Cricket World Cup. Brendon McCallum was bowled out in the first over and New Zealand could only reach a measly 183 all out, with Grant Elliott hitting 83.

But Australia’s batters were never troubled at the MCG and Steve Smith and Michael Clarke helped them reach 186-3 to win the World Cup.

The game was watched by a crowd of 93,000 fans who saw their home team win their fifth World Cup.

Cricket World Cup

 

The group stages of the Cricket World Cup have drawn to a close and we some tasty-looking ties in the quarter-final stage.

The eight teams that have progressed from the first round are co-hosts New Zealand, fellow hosts Australia, reigning champions India, pre-tournament favourites South Africa, 2011 finalists Sri Lanka, England-beating Bangladesh, Chris Gayle-led West Indies and Misbah ul-Haq’s Pakistan. Continue reading “Cricket World Cup”

England on the end of another bad defeat to India

Ravi Ashwin took 3-39 in his bowling spell

India were again the much better side as they cruised to a six-wicket win over England in the third ODI, giving them a 2-0 series lead. Continue reading “England on the end of another bad defeat to India”

Sharma is the hero as India win second test

Ishant Sharma took seven wickets to win the test for India

There will be many questions raised over England’s cricketers as a batting collapse on the fifth day of the second test secure a 1-0 lead in the five-match series for India. Continue reading “Sharma is the hero as India win second test”