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.
Sachin Tendulkar scored 85 runs as India beat archrival Pakistan yesterday to set up the first all- Asian Cricket World Cup final against Sri Lanka.
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.
Sachin Tendulkar scored 85 as India set archrival Pakistan a victory target of 261 in today’s Cricket World Cup semifinal in Mohali.
Pakistan set England a target of 266 runs in their fourth one-day cricket match at Lord’s in London.