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Bullpen strong, Cespedes homers in Mets’ 4-2 win over Phils

NEW YORK — Yoenis Cespedes homered, Amed Rosario hit a two-run triple and the Mets’ bullpen faced the minimum batters over five scoreless innings as New York downed the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Wednesday. New York swept a weather-shortened two-game series. With runners at the corners and two outs in the sixth, Rosario cleared the bases […]

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Positive spin for Pakistan cricket, but fears remain

The success of the short West Indies T20 tour – immediately after the PSL, of course – was no doubt a precious feather in Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) cap. It vindicated the government’s claims of visible advances in the war against terror and gave the public just the right kind of entertainment in the middle […]

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Mitchell Marsh set to miss county stint with Surrey

Mitchell Marsh of Australia celebrates after reaching his half-century. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) Mitchell Marsh hasn’t been going through an impressive run of form in international cricket. The Australian all-rounder recently played in the recently concluded Test series against South Africa. He could neither create an impact with the willow, nor could he shine […]

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India to play around 30 ODIs in 2018-19 season

NEW DELHI: With an eye on next year’s ICC World Cup, the Indian cricket team will play around 30 ODIs in an estimated 63 international games across formats, scheduled for the 2018-19 season. India will also play 12 Tests during the upcoming season along with 21 T20Is. India’s ongoing season (2017-18) will come to an […]

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Munro ensures New Zealand make the final

England J. Roy c Williamson b Boult 21 A. Hales c Williamson b Southee 1 D. Malan c Chapman b de Grandhomme 53 E. Morgan not out 80 J. Buttler st Seifert b Sodhi 2 S. Billings b Boult 6 D. Willey c Guptill b Southee 10 L. Dawson c Guptill b Boult 10 C. […]

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AB de Villiers ruled out of T20I series against India

South Africa were dealt with a heavy blow even before the start of the three-match T20I series against India after AB de Villiers was ruled out of the entire series because of a knee injury. South Africa stand-in T20 captain JP Duminy revealed during the toss of the first T20I that de Villiers hurt his […]

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