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.
Marlon Samuels blasted 78 off 56 balls and took a wicket as West Indies beat host Sri Lanka by 36 runs to win its first World Twenty20 cricket title.
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.
England trails West Indies by 362 runs at lunch on the second day of their second cricket Test after bowling out the visitors for 370 at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
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.
Captain Andrew Strauss got a consecutive century as England got to within 111 runs of West Indies on the second day of their second cricket Test.
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.
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.
Marlon Samuels top-scored with 78 runs as West Indies finished on 137-6 in the final of cricket’s World Twenty20 competition against host nation Sri Lanka in Colombo.
West Indies reached the final of cricket’s World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka by handing Australia its second-worst ever loss in the shortest form of the game.
"This is definitely a step forward."
- Darren Sammy on Oct 07, 2012