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Shoaib Malik thwarts giantkillers Afghanistan in last over finish

Dubai, Sept 22: Experienced batsman Shoaib Malik hit a six and a boundary to pull off a sensational last over three-wicket win for Pakistan against a spirited Afghanistan in the Asia Cup in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Malik pulled the second ball of the final over by paceman Aftab Alam over the deep square leg boundary and then whacked...

Asia Cup: Rohit, Jadeja fire India to emphatic win over Bangladesh

Dubai, Sept 22: India captain Rohit Sharma played another classy knock after comeback man Ravindra Jadeja picked up a four-wicket haul to set up a seven wicket win over Bangladesh in their opening Super Four match at the Asia Cup here on Friday.

All-rounder Jadeja made a roaring return to limited overs cricket, helping India dismiss Bangladesh for 173...

No Khel Ratna:miffed Bajrang asks Rathore to reconsider

New Delhi, Sept 21: Snubbed for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, star wrestler Bajrang Punia met Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and said he has been assured that his case will be looked into.

"I was supposed to meet the Minister today but suddenly we got a call last evening for the meeting. I asked the Minister about...

Birthday boy Rashid stars in Afghanistan's 136-run win against Bangladesh

Abu Dhabi: Talented spinner Rashid Khan celebrated his 20th birthday by scoring a half century and taking two wickets as Afghanistan upset Bangladesh by 136 runs in the Asia Cup on Thursday.

Rashid scored a rapid unbeaten 32-ball 57 with eight fours and a six to lift Afghanistan to an imposing 255-7 after their captain Asghar Afghan won the...

Rodrigues, Yadav shine as Indian women beat SL in first T20I

Katunayake, Sept 20: Jemimah Rodrigues and Poonam Yadav produced special performances to fire India to a 13-run win over Sri Lanka in the first T20 International of the five-match series on Wednesday.

Teenager Rodrigues smashed 36 off 15 balls in a whirlwind innings that saw her becoming the first Indian woman to hit three sixes in an over....

Asia Cup: Bowlers do star turn as India thump Pakistan by 8 wickets

Dubai, Sept 20: India ticked all boxes as they clinically decimated Pakistan by eight wickets in a lopsided Asia Cup group league encounter Wednesday.

It was a superlative effort from the bowling unit that saw them shot out Pakistan for a paltry 162 in 43.1 overs before Rohit Sharma (52 off 39 balls) and Shikhat Dhawan (46 off 54...

Asia Cup: India restrict Pakistan to 162

Abu Dhabi, Sept 19: Putting up a sensational performance, Indian bowlers bowled out the Pakistan side for a score of 162 in their second Asia Cup match on Wednesday.

Opting to bat first, the Pakistani batsman could not give a solid start to their side as Indian pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar sent back their opening batsmen Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman...

India vs Pak: Pandya stretchered off the field

Dubai, Sept 19: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya was on Wednesday stretchered off the field during the Asia Cup group league encounter against Pakistan after sustaining an "acute lower back injury".

The incident took place in the 18th over of the Pakistan innings when the all-rounder was bowling his fifth over.

It was the fifth delivery and Pandya, after...

Unimpressive India beat spirited Hong Kong by 26 runs

Dubai, Sept 19: A complacent India survived a mighty scare before recording an unimpressive 26-run win over minnows Hong Kong in their opening group league match of the Asia Cup here Tuesday.

In pursuit of a stiff 286-run target, unheralded Hong Kong opening pair of Nizakat Khan (92) and skipper Anshuman Rath (73) added a record 174-run partnership to...

Champions League: Messi hat-trick fires Barcelona to victory over PSV

Barcelona, Sept 19: Lionel Messi scored a sensational hat-trick as Barcelona kickstarted their Champions League campaign with a 4-0 win at home to Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday although they had defender Samuel Umtiti sent off in the second half.

Barca's all-time top scorer Messi broke the deadlock in the 32nd minute at the Nou Camp with an...