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ICC Under-19 World Cup final: India skipper blames fielding lapses for defeat against West Indies
ICC Under-19 World Cup final: India skipper blames fielding lapses for defeat against West Indies

West Indies Under-19 players celebrate after clinching their first ever U-19 World CupIndia Under-19 skipper Ishan Kishan believes his side’s shortcomings on the field was to blame for the 5-wicket defeat against West Indies in the final of the U-19 World Cup earlier today.Heading into the final as outright favourites, Alzarri Joseph ran through the Indian top order picking up three early wickets and were not able to recover at any point of

Feb 14 2016
5 game-changing moments from the U-19 World Cup final
5 game-changing moments from the U-19 World Cup final

The 2016 Under-19 World Cup champions pose with their trophy It was after 27 years that teams from India and West Indies collided in a World Cup final. Just like in 1983, this time too, the Indians were dismissed for a score of under 200; however, this West Indies side ensured that they chased the total down, even if it was in the last over. As it turned out, the West Indian Under-19 team led their nation to its first ever World Cup at this

Feb 14 2016
Best Images from the U19 World Cup Final - Sarfaraz's ramp shot, Calypso dances and tears from Indians
Best Images from the U19 World Cup Final - Sarfaraz's ramp shot, Calypso dances and tears from Indians

West Indies U19 narrowly trumped favourites India U19 in the final of the World Cup on Sunday, by a margin of 5 wickets and 3 balls to spare. Despite the scales being tipped this way and that throughout the match, India ended up having too few runs to defend despite a superlative bowling effort. Sarfaraz Khan carried on his great touch, already having achieved legendary status in the U19 circuit. Among the Indian bowlers, Mayank Dagar’s sp

Feb 14 2016
ICC Under 19 World Cup Final: India vs West Indies, final scorecard
ICC Under 19 World Cup Final: India vs West Indies, final scorecard

Alzarri Joseph and Ryan John picked up three wickets each for West IndiesThe following is the scoreboard of the final match between India and the West Indies in the Under-19 cricket World Cup final at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on Sunday.West Indies defeated India by 5 wickets, and in the process, clinched their maiden ICC Under 19 World Cup title. Here is the full scorecard from the game.India Rishabh Pant st Imlach b J

Feb 14 2016
ICC under-19 World Cup: West Indies sneak home in a low-scoring thriller
ICC under-19 World Cup: West Indies sneak home in a low-scoring thriller

Victorious West Indies under-19 teamWest Indies created history by winning their first ever under-19 World Cup as they defeated India by 5 wickets in the finals of the 2016 under-19 World Cup at Mirpur. Chasing a target of 146, Windies crossed the line with just three balls to spare.India, who went into the finals as favourites were dismissed for just 145 runs in 45.3 overs. It was not a kind of start the Indians would have hoped for as India los

ICC Under 19 World Cup 2016: India all out for 145 in the final
ICC Under 19 World Cup 2016: India all out for 145 in the final

Rishabh Pant was caught off guard early on and was stumped in the 1st over by WI wicket-keeper Tevin ImlachThe West Indies bundled out India for just 145 in 45.1 overs in the final of the ICC Under-19 cricket World Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Sunday.Sarfaraz Khan (51 off 89) was the top scorer for India.For the West Indies, Ryan John (3-38) and Alzarri Joseph (3-39) were the pick of the bowlers.Here is the scorecard fro

Feb 14 2016
ICC U-19 World Cup: Indian skipper Ishan Kishan confident ahead of final against West Indies
ICC U-19 World Cup: Indian skipper Ishan Kishan confident ahead of final against West Indies

The two skippers pose with the Under-19 World Cup trophy ahead of the final on SundayWith hosts Bangladesh defeating Sri Lanka in the third-place playoff on Saturday the stage is all set for the final of the 2016 Under-19 World Cup final between India and West Indies. With the three-time champions in outstanding form and oozing with confidence under the guidance of Rahul Dravid, Indian skipper Ishan Kishan is well and truly prepared for the final

Feb 13 2016
Comic: Who will be Under-19 World Champion?
Comic: Who will be Under-19 World Champion?

 

Feb 13 2016
England can be number one in Tests: Viv Richards
England can be number one in Tests: Viv Richards

Vivian Richards views on England’s recent Test series victory over South Africa Dubai, Feb 13 (IANS) West Indies legend Viv Richard said on Saturday that England can be the top-ranked nation in Test matches if they can continue their rich vein of form.England beat South Africa 2-1 in the four-match Test series recently and Richards praised the quality of the current squad."When you look at the English team and the way they played

Feb 13 2016
India predicted to win ICC U-19 World Cup final against West Indies
India predicted to win ICC U-19 World Cup final against West Indies

Coach Rahul Dravid with key player Sarfaraz Khan and Rishabh PantThe Valentine’s Day battle between the Indian and West Indian Colts in the finals of the ICC Under-19 World cup wouldn’t be all about love for sure. This is a repeat of the 1983 classic when Kapil’s Devils, the underdogs put it across the Goliaths of the game and snatched a historic victory for India.Following a role reversal, the India U-19 side find themselv

Feb 13 2016
ICC Under-19 World Cup 2016: Five potential superstars to look out for in the future
ICC Under-19 World Cup 2016: Five potential superstars to look out for in the future

The biggest youth cricket international tournament, the ICC Under-19 World Cup has produced many superstars in cricket over the years. The likes of Yuvraj Singh, Virat Kohli, bSteven Smith, Ahmed Shehzad and Jacques Kallis all first launched themselves on the international platform on this tournament in the past. The tournament has been very successful in its ideal core of finding future superstars of various nations at a young age. Every natio

Feb 13 2016
ICC World T20 2016: Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard pull out of West Indies World T20 squad
ICC World T20 2016: Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard pull out of West Indies World T20 squad

While Pollard cited his knee injury to be the reason, Narine wasn’t quite confident about his remodelled action. All-rounder Kieron Pollard and star bowler Sunil Narine have pulled out of the West Indies squad for the 2016 ICC World T20 to be held in India, IBN Live reports.According to a statement released by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Pollard was sidelined due to ongoing issues with his fitness while Narine is still workin

Feb 13 2016
5 players who took up cricket against their family's wishes
5 players who took up cricket against their family's wishes

A career in sport comes with its own set of hurdles and cricket is no exception to this. For some, these hurdles come in the journey towards becoming a professional; however, for a few, they come even before the first step is taken. This happens when the family of the individual, particularly the parents, are not willing to let him or her take up the sport. Cricket has quite a few examples of players who has to face the opposition of their paren

Feb 12 2016
ICC World T20 2016: Viv Richards backs West Indian players amid pay dispute
ICC World T20 2016: Viv Richards backs West Indian players amid pay dispute

Richards said he would like to get involved in the dispute if possible and help with his knowledge The West Indies cricket team, that has been involved in a tug of war against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) amid a contract crisis, have found a considerable support from the West Indian legend Vivian Richards. The players and the board are locked in a bitter pay dispute that is threatening their participation in the World T20.T

Feb 12 2016
9 instances when score of 120 was defended in a T20I
9 instances when score of 120 was defended in a T20I

T20 matches are for entertainment. The real intention for the introduction of the format was to watch some high-scoring games and enjoy the thrill of boundaries scored and wickets tumbling in successive overs. However, sometimes, a low-scoring match becomes more interesting and thrilling than a high scoring one could ever be. Packed fielding, proper planning, disciplined bowling and lots of in-house discussions bring everybody to the edge of the

Feb 12 2016
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