Khan hits century in Pakistan win

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 48,263 total views,  87 views today akistan showed their batting strength as they played their opening game in Group C in Guyana, putting on 315 thanks to a Haseebullah Khan century. Zimbabwe fell 116 runs short in the chase despite an 83–run eighth-wicket partnership between Brian Bennett and Tendekai Mataranyika. Pakistan’s opener Haseebullah put on the highest score of the tournament so far with 135 from 155 balls as he and Irfan Khan combined for a 192-run third-wicket partnership. Irfan was forced to go for 81 from 77 balls, including eight fours,…

Sri Lanka topples Australia

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 45,143 total views,  25 views today There was plenty of chatter about the quality of Sri Lanka’s captain Dunith Wellalage prior to the tournament. And the opening two games have done little to disprove the hype surrounding the 19-year-old from Colombo.The left-arm spinner’s five-wicket haul against Scotland in Sri Lanka’s opening victory of the tournament was impressive, but he stepped it up a level to outclass Australia in Basseterre.The Aussies looked well-placed at 107/3 and with opener Campbell Kellaway at the crease with a half-century to his name. But Wellalage’s second spell…

Windies win their first U19 W Cup match

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 37,843 total views,  1 views today Tournament hosts West Indies picked up their first win with a demolition of Scotland at the ICC Men’s U19 Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean. A ruthless bowling performance left the home side requiring just 96 to win, and they knocked off the target with ease.Elsewhere there were some stunning individual performances as Sri Lanka beat Australia and Pakistan overpowered Zimbabwe. Here are the big talking points from day four of the World Cup. West Indies opening bowler Shiva Sankar found swing right from the off,…