Sachin Tendulkar was caught on 74 to end his first innings of his final cricket Test as India built a 313-run lead over the West Indies.
India’s Virender Sehwag scored 219 runs today to break the record for highest individual score in one-day international cricket, surpassing the mark of teammate Sachin Tendulkar.
Pakistan marked its national day by cruising to a 10-wicket win over West Indies yesterday in the first Cricket World Cup quarterfinal. It will play archrival India or Australia in the last four.
India beat the West Indies by 80 runs yesterday to finish second in Group B at cricket’s World Cup and set up a quarterfinal against three-time defending champion Australia.
England beat West Indies by nine wickets in the second cricket Test to ensure victory in the three-match series and keep its place atop the world rankings.
The West Indies and Australia tied the third match of their one-day cricket series after captain Darren Sammy was run out with his team needing one run from the last three balls to win in St. Vincent.
West Indies bowler Kemar Roach finished off the Netherlands with a hat-trick to lead his team to a record 215-run victory at the Cricket World Cup. Zimbabwe beat Canada by 175 runs in yesterday’s other group match.
Sachin Tendulkar fell six runs short of his 100th century in international cricket as India reached 376-6 in reply to the West Indies’ 590 in the final Test.
Top-ranked England will start preparations for the second cricket Test against West Indies tomorrow as it seeks to wrap up a series victory after winning the opening match.
West Indies defeated New Zealand in a “super over” to keep its hopes alive in cricket’s World Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka.
"This is definitely a step forward."
- Darren Sammy on Oct 07, 2012