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2019 cricket World Cup

Cricket offers 3 nations a shot at truth, reconciliation

For most Pakistanis, it scarcely matters who we have to get past to keep the victory march alive.

29 Jun 2019 12:00 AM

Afghan wake-up call

The challengers displayed calmness and composure in the chase right till the death.

24 Jun 2019 7:31 AM

Outside the lines: Bragging rights, like fomented hatred, don’t last

When Pakistan visited India the following year, we were roommates again.

18 Jun 2019 3:13 AM

Pakistan Twitter witty, graceful in defeat

Pakistan may have lost Sunday’s World Cup match against arch rival India, but the nation’s Twitter won hearts even on this side of the border.

18 Jun 2019 1:40 AM

Washouts are badly affecting box office appeal of World Cup

The ICC is not god, and can’t dictate weather patterns in a country of fickle weather like England where even met departments are often proved wrong.

16 Jun 2019 3:45 AM


Spoiler Alert: Rain’s The Winner

Social media goes abuzz with memes as World Cup matches get abandoned.

15 Jun 2019 12:12 AM

Battle of equals

Pakistan seek win against resurgent Windies after their ten ODI losses in a row.

31 May 2019 1:54 AM

The Lord’s Jinx

Will the home team England defy the folklore about the unlucky dressing room in World Cup finals at cricket’s mecca?

29 May 2019 12:59 AM

In-form Rahul scores 100 to boost chances of World Cup selection

Ahead of the squad announcement on April 15, Rahul followed up scores of 55 and 71 not out with a maiden IPL ton.

11 Apr 2019 9:49 AM

Hurt Pakistan by beating them on field: Sunil Gavaskar

The bilateral cricketing ties between the two countries have already been suspended since 2012 and the teams last played a full series in 2007.

22 Feb 2019 1:49 AM


Not easy to defeat Virat Kohli and PM Modi: Arun Jaitley

'In both spheres, there are spectacular players -- Virat Kohli and Narendra Modi. And it is not easy to defeat them,' Jaitley said.

19 Dec 2018 1:23 PM

India women look to hit back at Australia

Among others, the batting will depend largely on the experienced duo of Kaur and Mithali Raj and the two players will need to fire.

22 Mar 2018 1:55 AM

We haven’t been in this position before: Amla

Amla would like to believe that the loss against India is a blessing in disguise ahead of the World Cup .

16 Feb 2018 4:33 AM

Sri Lanka eye ex-Bangladesh coach to head team

The 49-year-old Sri Lankan stepped down from the Bangladesh team earlier this month after a disastrous tour of South Africa.

16 Nov 2017 3:03 AM