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Kushan Sarkar

  • Form, history give India slight edge against SL in WT20 final

    In sublime form through the tournament, India would be aiming to become the first team to win the World Twenty20 title for a second time but a gutsy Sri Lanka stands in the way in what promises to an exciting summit clash between the subcontinental rivals here tomorrow. While Team India will be...

    Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 1:50pm
  • Pakistan keep hopes alive with 16-run win over Australia

    A rejuvenated Pakistan brought their campaign back on track as they rode on Umar Akmal's scintillating 54-ball 94 to register a 16-run victory over tournament favourites Australia in the ICC World T20 here today. In the end, Glenn Maxwell's belligerent 33-ball-74 wasn't enough for Australia to...

    Sunday, 23 March 2014 - 7:06pm
  • Clinical India cruise home by 7 wickets against Pakistan

    India put up a thoroughly professional performance to thrash arch-rivals Pakistan by seven wickets in a one-sided opening group league encounter to launch their ICC World Twenty20 campaign in style, here today. At a packed Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, the Indian spinners did a commendable job in...

    Friday, 21 March 2014 - 10:19pm
  • I don't play cricket for selfish reasons: Gautam Gambhir

    Out-of-favour opener Gautam Gambhir is determined to fight his way back into the national team through hardwork, saying that he doesn't want to take the "selfish" route by scoring heavily on flat tracks to stage his comeback.

    Saturday, 4 January 2014 - 9:43pm
  • You can't drop Ishant Sharma on basis of two matches: Virat Kohli

    India's batting mainstay Virat Kohli on Tuesday came out in support of his under-fire teammate Ishant Sharma, who has been pulverised by the Australian batsmen during the T20 International and first ODI of the ongoing series.

    Tuesday, 15 October 2013 - 4:33pm
  • Ind vs Eng: Dhoni defends out-of-form Gambhir, Ashwin

    The Indian captain admited that Gautam Gambhir was going through a "lean patch" and Ravichandran Ashwin was trying to use "too many variations".

    Sunday, 27 January 2013 - 7:19pm
  • Dharamsala ODI: Bell's unbeaten century guides Eng to 7-wicket win

    India paid the price for some poor shot selection by their top order batsmen as England salvaged some pride by winning the final ODI and reduce the margin of defeat to 3-2.

    Sunday, 27 January 2013 - 9:23am
  • Pak players won't attend private parties during Indian tour: PCB

    Pakistan Cricket Board has laid some strict guidelines for its players for the upcoming tour which includes restrictions on attending private dinner parties and not entertaining any friends at the team hotel.

    Sunday, 2 December 2012 - 5:52pm
  • World T20: Brilliant Samuels guides Windies to world title after 33 years

    An inspired West Indies clinched the crown with a comfortable 36-run victory over Sri Lanka, riding on Marlon Samuels' brilliant counter-attacking knock to win a major global title after over three decades.

    Sunday, 7 October 2012 - 6:35pm
  • World T20: India take on Pakistan in a do-or-die match today

    Humiliated by Australia in their opening Super Eights match, a jittery India will have to pick up the pieces from their all-round failure and come up with an inspired performance against arch-rivals Pakistan.

    Saturday, 29 September 2012 - 1:19pm