Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 16 runs to become the first host nation to reach the final of cricket’s World Twenty20 tournament.
Pakistan has a victory target of 140 runs after restricting host Sri Lanka to 139-4 in their semifinal at the World Twenty20 cricket tournament in Colombo.
Shahid Afridi took five wickets to lead Pakistan to a 205-run victory over Kenya in its opening match at the Cricket World Cup.
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.
Shahid Afridi took five wickets to help Pakistan avoid an upset loss to Canada and move top of its group at the Cricket World Cup. South Africa routed the Netherlands by 231 runs.
Australia defeated Pakistan by 150 runs in their first Test at Lord’s in London as Marcus North took six wickets today. Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said he would retire from Test cricket when the series finishes.
Shane Warne, the second-highest wicket-taker in Tests, ended his professional cricket retirement to play in Australia’s inaugural Twenty20 Big Bash League.
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 11 runs to move to the top of Group A at the Cricket World Cup.
Kevin Pietersen’s unbeaten century helped England beat Pakistan by nine wickets to win their one- day cricket series.
Australia reached 36-1 at lunch on the first day of the opening cricket Test against Pakistan at Lord’s in London.