Ousted England batsman Kevin Pietersen is set for his first full season in the Indian Premier League, cricket’s richest competition, after re-joining Delhi Daredevils for $1.45 million.
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.
Yuvraj Singh welcomed his return to form after helping India to a five-wicket win over the Netherlands that extended its Cricket World Cup group lead.
Virender Sehwag smashed 117 runs in as many balls to lead India to 323-4 at the end of the first day of the opening cricket Test with England in Ahmedabad.
India dominated England on the second day of the first cricket Test in Ahmedabad, reducing the visitors to 41-3 after Cheteshwar Pujara’s double century allowed the hosts to declare on 521-8
Afghanistan’s cricket team tomorrow completes its rise from refugee camps in Pakistan to the global stage at the World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies.
England took control of the second cricket Test as Ian Bell hit 159 after being handed a sporting reprieve by India to lift the his team to 441-6 in its second innings on day three.
Australia routed India by nine wickets in their Super Eight game at cricket’s World Twenty20 championship, while Pakistan defeated top-ranked South Africa.
India will need to mount the highest run chase in Cricket World Cup final history to win its second title after Sri Lanka posted 274-6 on the back of Mahela Jayawardene ’s unbeaten century.
India and England played out the fourth tie at the Cricket World Cup in a match that set the record for the most runs in a game at the tournament.