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Mehidy Hasan and Zakir Hasan carry Bangladesh to first-ever semi-final in U-19 World Cup
Mehidy Hasan and Zakir Hasan carry Bangladesh to first-ever semi-final in U-19 World Cup

Bangladesh U-19 players Zakir Hasan and Mehidy Hasan stitched a match-winning 117-run partnership.Hosts Bangladesh defeated a valiant Nepal by six wickets after a tense run-chase to storm into the semi-finals of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 on Friday, giving the nation its maiden appearance in the last four of a world event.Skipper Mehidy Hasan and Zakir Hasan hit unbeaten half-centuries as Bangladesh recovered from early setbacks

Feb 5 2016
Ravi Ashwin sees Mankading as act of heroism, trolls advocates of 'spirit of cricket'
Ravi Ashwin sees Mankading as act of heroism, trolls advocates of 'spirit of cricket'

Ravi Ashwin has come out in support of more bowlers taking wickets by Mankading batsmenWith most of the cricket world coming down hard on West Indies U19 team’s ‘disgraceful’ method of qualifying for the World Cup quarter-finals in their match against Zimbabwe on Tuesday, Indian spinner Ravi Ashwin has taken a firm stand in favour of the under-fire young Caribbean bowler Keemo Paul.Zimbabwe needed only three runs in the 50th ove

Feb 3 2016
Tino Best lashes out at Eoin Morgan after he calls West Indies U19's behaviour disgraceful
Tino Best lashes out at Eoin Morgan after he calls West Indies U19's behaviour disgraceful

Eoin Morgan and Tino Best are most probably not best friendsThe West Indies U19 qualified for the quarter finals of the World Cup on Tuesday in contentious circumstances, after they claimed a 2-run win over Zimbabwe, with the last wicket having been taken by the controversial dismissal of Mankading.The incident decided the crucial encounter by a very small margin, and has drawn strong responses from all around the cricket fraternity.The losing ca

Feb 2 2016
West Indies advances in U-19 World Cup after mankading controversy
West Indies advances in U-19 World Cup after mankading controversy

Zimbabwe lost their last wicket, with only 3 more runs to get, to MankadingMankading has always been a very controversial topic in cricket history. In the group stages of the ongoing ICC Under-19 World Cup today West Indies defeated Zimbabwe by 2 runs but the game will go down in history as a controversial one. With 3 runs to win off the last six balls and one wicket in hand, Zimbabwe were robbed by West Indies of a knockout spot by Mankading.In

Feb 2 2016
5 cricketers who have performed better in the T20 format
5 cricketers who have performed better in the T20 format

T20I cricket has not taken too long to become the most popular format of the game. Not only is it a huge hit among the fans, but also among most cricketers, who love playing this format of the game. In terms of performance, there are players who have looked the part across all formats of the game including T20 cricket, a great example being India’s Virat Kohli. On the other hand, there have been international cricketers who have perfo

England steps closer to quarter-finals with second successive win
England steps closer to quarter-finals with second successive win

Dan Lawrence was awarded man of the match for his heroics with the bat and ball (Picture Courtesy: ICC)England is on the verge of a quarter-final berth in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 with a 61-run win over a fighting West Indies in Chittagong on Friday. The match was produced by the ICC TV and aired around the world by 15 broadcasters.England’s second successive win in Group C – it beat Fiji on Wednesda

Jan 29 2016
Interview with Brendan Taylor:
Interview with Brendan Taylor: "India are favourites to win World T20"

Brendan Taylor spoke highly of Indian Test captain Virat KohliWhen Brendan Talyor retired, the feelings running through most cricket fans were bittersweet. Bitter, because a talented player like him was bidding adieu to the international game. But, sweet because he bid farewell in the best way a batsman could – scoring runs aplenty.In an international career that spanned nearly 11 years, Brendan Taylor played 216 matches and scored 7345 run

Jan 27 2016
Cricketers who played International cricket before featuring in the under-19 World Cup
Cricketers who played International cricket before featuring in the under-19 World Cup

Victorious 2012 Indian under-19 World Cup team 2016 Under-19 World Cup is just a day away from getting kicked-off in Bangladesh and the teams will be sweating hard to come out victorious. In the past, the Under-19 World Cup has seen several kids getting transformed into a legend of the game. The likes of Sanath Jayasuriya, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Yuvraj Singh are some examples for it. Even in the modern day cricket, there are players (Virat Kohl

Jan 26 2016
Sarfaraz hits 81 and Khaleel takes 5-30 as India scores morale-boosting win over Pakistan
Sarfaraz hits 81 and Khaleel takes 5-30 as India scores morale-boosting win over Pakistan

Sarfaraz scored 12 boundaries and a six in his inningsRahul Dravid-coached India recorded a five-wicket victory over Pakistan on the final day of the warm-up matches on Monday ahead of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Bangladesh 2016, which starts on Wednesday, 27 January.Pakistan was dismissed for 197 in 44.1 overs in a match reduced to 45 overs-a-side due to a delayed start, and India surpassed the target in the 34th over to fa

Jan 25 2016
Elton Chigumbura steps down as Zimbabwe skipper
Elton Chigumbura steps down as Zimbabwe skipper

Chigumbura wants to leave the team in good handsZimbabwe’s limited-over captain Elton Chigumbura has stepped down from the role of captaincy of his side, after Zimbabwe’s thrilling win in the final T20 international against Bangladesh. However, Chigumbura has stated that he would continue to be a part of the Zimbabwe national team. The 29-year old felt that it was the right time to step down as skipper, but asserted that he

Jan 23 2016
India leads run feast on day two of ICC U19 Cricket World Cup warm-up matches
India leads run feast on day two of ICC U19 Cricket World Cup warm-up matches

The victorious India U-19 team after their match against Canada. (Picture Courtesy: ICC)Three-time champion India, 1998 winner England and two-time champion Pakistan flexed their batting firepower to win their warm-up matches on Saturday ahead of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Bangladesh 2016, which starts on Wednesday, 27 January. There were also wins for Afghanistan and host Bangladesh while Sri Lanka registered an impressive four

Jan 23 2016
Kane Williamson breaks into the top 10 for the first time in the ICC T20I Rankings
Kane Williamson breaks into the top 10 for the first time in the ICC T20I Rankings

Williamson carried his superlative form from the longer format into the T20 series against Pakistan as well.New Zealand and Zimbabwe players have made impressive gains in the latest MRF Tyres ICC T20I Player Rankings, which were released on Saturday morning. New Zealand came back from behind against Pakistan to win the series 2-1, while Zimbabwe recovered from 0-2 down against Bangladesh to draw the series at two-all.These series r

Jan 23 2016
Zimbabwe make stunning comeback to level T20I series 2-2
Zimbabwe make stunning comeback to level T20I series 2-2

Masakadza's batting performance allowed Zimbabwe to come back to level the seriesZimbabwe won the fourth and final T20I against Bangladesh in Khulna by 18 runs to make a stunning comeback in the series and level it 2-2. Hamilton Masakadza's brilliant unbeaten knock of 93 helped the visitors post a big total on board and a superlative performance from the bowlers did not give the hosts any chance.After winning the toss, Zimbabwe captain, E

Jan 22 2016
Brian Vitori faces ICC scrutiny over illegal action
Brian Vitori faces ICC scrutiny over illegal action

Brian VitoriBrian Vitori, the Zimbabwe fast bowler has been reported for suspect bowling during the country’s T20 fixture against Bangladesh in Khulna. The match was won by Zimbabwe by 31 runs. The match officials submitted a report claiming that Vitori’s bowling action was illegal. The left arm bowler is yet to claim a single wicket in the series, besides being the most expensive Zimbabwean bowler.Vitori’s place in th

Jan 21 2016
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 3rd T20I - Zimbabwe fight back to win by 31 runs
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 3rd T20I - Zimbabwe fight back to win by 31 runs

Zimbabwe's all-round performance gave them a well-deserved winZimbabwe put in a wonderful all-round performance in the third of the four T20Is in Khulna and beat Bangladesh by 31 runs to come back into the series 2-1. Bangladesh fell well short of the target of 188 as the Zimbabwean bowlers picked up wickets at regular intervals and restricted the hosts’ batsmen.After winning the toss and electing to bat, the visitors posted their third

Jan 20 2016
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