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Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:58 pm UTC
Australia's Southern Stars inflicted a painful defeat on England in their World Twenty20 semi final, but it was especially uncomfortable for England bowler Natalie Sciver, who copped some friendly fire that nearly knocked her out of the game.....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:54 pm UTC
ENGLAND batsman Alex Hales lashed out at former Australia bowler Rodney Hogg for not knowing who Jason Roy is. Here’s a hint: he’s Kevin Pietersen, Mark II.....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:51 pm UTC
How the Black Caps players rated in their five World Twenty20 matches in India, as they exited in the semifinals:....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:08 pm UTC
OPINION: England do like to bang on about how this team is playing without fear, but in the case of matches against the Black Caps it is all too true. It is the reverse All Blacks effect. The dark shirts of the New Zealand rugby players melt England's yeomen into a paralysed puddle....(More)
The Roar Sports
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 10:54 pm UTC
Twelve months ago, England – as I’m sure you’ll all remember – ma....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 10:22 pm UTC
England captain Charlotte Edwards believes New Zealand will end Australia's hopes of an incredible fourth straight women's World Twenty20 title. ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 9:54 pm UTC
New Zealand lost the semifinal clash against England by 7 wickets after winning four consecutive matches in ICC World T20 2016 ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 9:54 pm UTC
The World Cup 2015 finalists saw their six-game unbeaten streak snapped as they bowled out of the ICC World T20 2016 ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 9:52 pm UTC
VANQUISHED England believes the Southern Stars’ World Twenty20 dynasty is as good as over even if they weren’t able to do the job themselves.....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 9:36 pm UTC
England’s men raced to a seven-wicket victory of extraordinary simplicity against New Zealand to send them off to Kolkata for their second World T20 final on Sunday having ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 9:36 pm UTC
• Darren Sammy’s team ready to take on host country• India replace injured Yuvraj Singh with Manish PandeyDarren Sammy has said West Indies are ready to take on a whole nation when they aim to knock India out of the World Twenty20 in Mumbai.....(More)
Daily Mail
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 9:36 pm UTC
NASSER HUSSAIN: That was England’s most complete performance of this tournament so far. And it just goes to show what can happen when you pick the right players with the right attitude.....(More)
BBC Online
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 9:35 pm UTC
In a damning report into Pakistan's World Twenty20 exit, head coach Waqar Younis blames Shahid Afridi's "poor captaincy".....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 9:33 pm UTC
WE’VE seen the reverse sweep used in virtually every match at the World T20, but this effort from England’s star batter stood out for all the wrong reasons.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 9:18 pm UTC
England dumped Kane Williamson 's team out of the World T20 in the first semifinal ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 9:17 pm UTC
Chris Gayle doesn't mind talking about himself.....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:43 pm UTC
ENGLAND’s captain was left sitting in stunned silence as coach Mark Robinson delivered a brutal spray to his own players.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:24 pm UTC
The 2010 World Twenty20 champions England have a chance to regain the world title after a stunning seven-wicket semi-final win over New Zealand. ....(More)
BBC Online
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:19 pm UTC
England's men put in a complete performance to win their World T20 semi-final, but the women threw theirs away, says Jonathan Agnew.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:09 pm UTC
Statistical highlights of the first ICC World T20, 2016 semifinal between England and New Zealand ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:00 pm UTC
Jason Roy's first Twenty20 international fifty helped England track down New Zealand's target and he said he hoped the team had proved their critics wrong....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:55 pm UTC
"Fearless and flamboyant" – England's media heap praise on their cricket team's demolition of New Zealand in the Twenty20 World Cup semifinal.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:46 pm UTC
The Southern Stars reach the World Twenty20 final with five-run win over England despite, not because of, their performances, writes Geoff Lemon. ....(More)
BBC Online
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:34 pm UTC
England captain Eoin Morgan praises their "tireless work" after they went from World Cup flops to World T20 finalists.....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:25 pm UTC
LONDON, March 30 (Reuters) - England continued their rebirth, after plumbing the depths in a dismal 50-over World Cup campaign last year, by destroying New Zealand on Wednesday to reach the World Twenty20 final.....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:19 pm UTC
• England will face West Indies or India in Kolkata on Sunday• ‘Today we were up against a better team,’ says NZ captain, Kane WilliamsonEngland’s men raced to a seven-wicket....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:15 pm UTC
NEW DELHI, March 30 (Reuters) - New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson said his team were 20 to 25 runs short when they slipped to a seven-wicket defeat in Wednesday's World Twenty20 semi-final against England.....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:11 pm UTC
Chris Gayle and his fellow West Indies old-timers are determined to enjoy one last hurrah and silence their critics in a “David and Goliath” World Twenty20 semi-final against India.....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:58 pm UTC
The Black Caps' loss to England in the World T20 semifinals comes after a blistering tournament for the NZ team featuring booming batting from Guptill, switch-hit stylings from Munro, and the rise of young talents Santner and Sodhi. ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:58 pm UTC
The Black Caps' loss to England in the World T20 semifinals comes after a blistering tournament for the NZ team featuring booming batting from Guptill, switch-hit stylings from Munro, and the rise of young talents Santner and Sodhi. ....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:56 pm UTC
NEW DELHI, March 30 (Reuters) - England's players are reaping the benefits of being given a licence to thrill, said Jason Roy following the World Twenty20 semi-final victory by seven wickets against New Zealand on Wednesday.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:53 pm UTC
The opener came up with an important knock as England thumped New Zealand by seven wickets to enter the final of World T20 2016 ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:49 pm UTC
A statistical look at how both teams have fared en route to the World T20 2016 semifinal in Mumbai ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:46 pm UTC
OPINION: There's boom rather than doom in the Black Caps squad as they assess another World Cup campaign that fell agonisingly short.....(More)
NDTV
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:37 pm UTC
Manish Pandey has replaced Yuvraj Singh in the side although Ajinkya Rahane looks like a viable alternative.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:37 pm UTC
Indian team director Ravi Shastri hinted that the star trio Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina should start performing in the World T20, as it is not the responsibi....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:37 pm UTC
Suspended IPL commissioner Modi, who is facing a life ban from BCCI, was elected president of Rajasthan Cricket Association in the elections held in December 2013.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:37 pm UTC
England captain Eoin Morgan lauded team to come up with a stunning performance against New Zealand in the World T20 semifinal.....(More)
Daily Mail
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:36 pm UTC
LAWRENCE BOOTH IN DELHI: England are through to the final of the World Twenty20 after pulverising New Zealand by seven wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Jason Roy was in scintillating form.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:35 pm UTC
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said it not been his team's day and praised England's performance after defeat in the World T20 semi-final....(More)
BBC Online
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:33 pm UTC
Andrew Flintoff believes he can use his experience to help young cricketers in his new role as president of the PCA.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:33 pm UTC
The standard of the County Championship may be higher than ever, but Yorkshire's captain Andrew Gale says the county will continue to back their own as they bid for a third successive title....(More)
Daily Mail
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:27 pm UTC
England captain Eoin Morgan hailed a near-perfect performance from his side as they smashed their way to the World Twenty20 final with a seven-wicket win against New Zealand.....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:20 pm UTC
NEW Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been forced to explain his bizarre, and unsuccessful, tactical change in the World Twenty20 playoffs.....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:18 pm UTC
Captain Eoin Morgan said England were in dreamland after crushing New Zealand by seven wickets in New Delhi to qualify for cricket's World Twenty20 final.....(More)
Bleacher Report
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:01 pm UTC
England blasted their way into the ICC World Twenty20 final by chasing down New Zealand's total of 153 with seven wickets and 17 balls to spare at the Feroz Shah ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:50 pm UTC
Stafanie Taylor, the West Indies Women captain, has said that her side has drawn inspiration from West Indies' Under-19 success in a bid to break their semi-final jinx at the World T20....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:34 pm UTC
The White Ferns are looking to go where the Black Caps couldn't and will use the spirit and seemingly endless influence of Brendon McCullum to try to get there.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:34 pm UTC
Captain Kane Williamson tipped his black cap to a dominant England and admitted his New Zealand side were at least 25 runs short in their World Twenty20 cricket semifinal exit in Delhi.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:21 pm UTC
Don't dream. It's over. New Zealand's dizzying ride through cricket's World Twenty20 derailed at Delhi station, as a late batting meltdown and a rampant England top order sent them tumbling out in the semifinals.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:15 pm UTC
OPINION: There was an element of Frankenstein to New Zealand's departure from the Twenty20 World Cup.....(More)
Bleacher Report
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:03 pm UTC
England became the first team to qualify for the final of the 2016 ICC World Twenty20, comprehensively beating New Zealand by seven wickets (with 17 balls remaining) on Wednesday. Jason Roy stole the....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:58 pm UTC
Look back on the Black Caps' seven-wicket loss to England in their World T20 semifinal at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi. Commentary below with sports writer Ed Scragg.....(More)
Daily Mirror
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:45 pm UTC
Eoin Morgan's men chased down a target of 153 with ease thanks to Jason Roy's knock of 78 to book their place in Sunday's final....(More)
WIcricnews
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:40 pm UTC
West Indies have the firepower in their batting line-up to outshone India’s Virat Kohli, says Darren Sammy. Virat Kohli may have produced a sensational knock to book India’s place in the World Twenty20 semi-finals, but Darren Sammy is confident West Indies have match-winning firepowe....(More)
NDTV
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
India have played the West Indies four times in T20 international, winning two and losing two. However, MS Dhoni's India will start as favourites in Thursday's ICC World T20 semis ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
India's World T20 semifinal against West Indies is a clash between two teams which are abundant with players who can excel in the shortest format of cricket. While one team ha....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
Mahendra Singh Dhoni will have two very good options in Jasprit Bumrah and Ravichandran Ashwin to stop the marauding Chris Gayle, according to Kumar Sangakkara, in India's World T20 sem....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
Ben Stokes returned with figures of 3/26 against New Zealand in the World T20 semifinal. Colin Munro top-scored with 46....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
West Indies captain Darren Sammy admitted that India may be favourites in the semifinal against them but added that the Windies are ready to fight it out....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
The West Indies have been a potent force in Twenty20 Internationals in the past couple of years but India's recent dominance makes Thursday's World T20 semi-final in Mum....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
Waqar Younis has accused Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi of being non-serious during the Asia Cup and World T20.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
Shahid Afridi, in a video message, apologised to Pakistan fans for the team's early departure from World T20....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
Meg Lanning scored 55 off 50 balls as Australia defeated England by five runs in Women's World T20....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
• New Zealand 153-8; England 159-3 – England win by seven wickets • Jason Roy dazzles with 78 before Jos Buttler eases England homeEngland are in the final of the World Twenty20 after....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
• West Indies have lost four World T20 semi-finals but never made the final• Winner will face Australia in final in KolkataStafanie Taylor has urged her West Indies side to reach the World Twenty20 final for the first time after four previous failures at the penultimate hurdle.....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
England defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the first semi-final of cricket's World Twenty20 in New Delhi.....(More)
BBC Online
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:35 pm UTC
Jason Roy hits 78 and Ben Stokes takes 3-26 as England beat New Zealand by seven wickets to reach the World Twenty20 final.....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:34 pm UTC
NEW DELHI, March 30 (Reuters) - England beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the first World Twenty20 semi-final on Wednesday.....(More)
WIcricnews
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:31 pm UTC
When you talk West Indies cricket, the clichés come tumbling. Free-spirited. Gay abandon. Entertainers supreme. None of which is untrue, of course. There is, however, more to West Indies cricket in the limited-overs game than just these lazy, convenient associations. You can’t be a consistently s....(More)
The Roar Sports
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:30 pm UTC
Work out these selections. Nathan Coulter-Nile returned an abysmal 1-132 in four World T20 games in India, but heR....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:29 pm UTC
New Zealand have been unbeaten in the ongoing Women's World T20 ....(More)
WIcricnews
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:25 pm UTC
New Zealand Women and its West Indian counterpart have met 13 times in this format, with the White Ferns triumphant on eight occasions. The one time they’ve met previously at the ICC World Twenty20, however, it was the West Indies that won at a canter. Having stifled New Zealand with spin and rest....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:19 pm UTC
The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 has approved Lendl Simmons as a replacement player for Andre Fletcher in the West Indies’ men’s squad for the tournament. Fletcher pulled a right hamstring during the match against Afghanistan i....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:11 pm UTC
Yuvraj Singh's injury will force India into changing their combination for the first time in the World T20. They will have to make a choice between batsman Manish Pandey and left-arm spinning allrounder Pawan Negi....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:10 pm UTC
Pakistan's under-fire captain Shahid Afridi issued a video message to supporters apologising for his team's early exit from the World Twenty20.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:08 pm UTC
Ben Stokes (3-26) and Jason Roy (78) powered England to the ICC World T20 2016 final with a seven-wicket win ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:08 pm UTC
Ben Stokes (3-26) and Jason Roy (78) powered England to the ICC World T20 2016 final with a seven-wicket win ....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:55 pm UTC
It’s been a long four months out of top-level cricket for Vernon Philander, but the wait is finally over.....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:53 pm UTC
• Yorkshire have won back-to-back County Championship titles• Gale expects Gary Ballance to be recalled to England’s Test sideAndrew Gale expects the coming season to be his toughest challenge yet as Yorkshire captain, with his side looking to complete ....(More)
BBC Online
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:38 pm UTC
Coach Mark Robinson says England's fitness must improve after defeat by Australia in the Women's World Twenty20 semi-final.....(More)
The Roar Sports
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:36 pm UTC
Imagine you’re a batsman. Imagine you’ve played the ball back to the bowler. You’re back in your crease. You won’t....(More)
Daily Mail
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:27 pm UTC
West Indies captain Darren Sammy claims his men are ready to take on a whole nation when they aim to knock hosts India out of the World Twenty20 in Mumbai.....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:26 pm UTC
New Zealand could not make the most of a strong start as, held back excellent bowling by England at the death, posted 153-8 in the first World Twenty20 semi-final.....(More)
BBC Online
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:23 pm UTC
Captain Andrew Gale says Yorkshire are "embracing the pressure" as they aim to win a third successive County Championship.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:22 pm UTC
While Australia's women's captain credited her bowlers for their win, Charlotte Edwards conceded to not bowling well enough ....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:21 pm UTC
NEW DELHI, March 30 (Reuters) - New Zealand could not make the most of a strong start as, held back by good catching and excellent bowling by England at the death, posted 153-8 in the first World Twenty20 semi-final on Wednesday.....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:19 pm UTC
• Coach said Australia ‘out-ran us’ in World Twenty20 semi-final loss• Charlotte Edwards hopes to retain captaincy after tournamentMark Robinson demanded his England women’s side improve their fitness after ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:14 pm UTC
West Indies go into the semis against India knowing that the old-timers in the squad have their perfect chance for a last hurrah and the skipper echoed those sentiments ....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:07 pm UTC
Australia remain on course for successfully defending their World Twenty20 title after sealing a five-run semi-final victory over England in Delhi on Wednesday. The Southern Stars have beaten their Ashes rivals in the last two World T20 finals and once again had enough, defending a total of 132 f....(More)
The Roar Sports
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:40 pm UTC
Former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade has questioned Cricket Australia’s plan to introduce Dukes balls into the second half of next summer’s Sheffield Shield season. Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Wednesday that English-made darker-red balls will be used in all Shield ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:37 pm UTC
The Black Caps clash with England in their World T20 semifinal at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi. Live commentary below with sports writer Ed Scragg.....(More)
Daily Mirror
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:37 pm UTC
Eoin Morgan's men have a place in the final in their sights but must overcome the Blackcaps who are unbeaten in the tournament ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:36 pm UTC
India and West Indies have typified there are various ways to dominate T20 cricket. With a shot at a World Championship on the line, who will succeed?....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:36 pm UTC
Waqar Younis, in a strongly worded and revealing report, has criticised the PCB's decision of not giving him a say in the selection process and has also lambasted the leadership style of Shahid Afridi....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:28 pm UTC
On the eve of the semi-final in Mumbai, West Indies captain Darren Sammy was confident his side could step up against an Indian side that is being slotted as favourites ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:21 pm UTC
England Women's coach believes team need to get fitter and toughen up a bit after five-run loss to Australia ....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:20 pm UTC
• Captain Lanning hit 55 in fine performance against England• Australia to face either New Zealand or West Indies in finalMeg Lanning has hailed her Australia team’s flying start after they beat England to secure a place in the women’s World Twenty20 final.Lanning’s compose....(More)
The Roar Sports
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:18 pm UTC
March 23rd 2016, Bangalore. Two runs to get in the last three balls of the WT20 and the chance to knock India ....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:11 pm UTC
Chris Gayle is determined to grab the World Twenty20 limelight back from in-form Virat Kohli when the West Indies and India clash in a mouthwatering semi-final.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:02 pm UTC
Mark Robinson, the head coach of the England women's team, has blamed their five-run defeat against Australia in the World T20 semi-final on the squad's poor standards of fitness....(More)
Daily Mail
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:02 pm UTC
England coach Mark Robinson accused his side of not being fit enough after they threw away a glorious opportunity of reaching the World Twenty20 final.....(More)
CaribbeanCricket.com
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:57 pm UTC
Superstar paceman Mitchell Starc is set to make his long-awaited comeback for Australia in their tour of the West Indies in June. Starc has been absent since breaking down against New Zealand in the third Test in Adelaide last November but has completed rehabilitation from surgery to remove spurs....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:51 pm UTC
West Indies have been the eternal bridesmaids at the Women's World T20. Having failed to get past the semi-final stage in three previous attempts, they have a fourth chance at redemption when they take on Suzie Bates' New Zealand, who are in rip-roaring form, having won all their group games with....(More)
NDTV
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:36 pm UTC
Live streaming of England vs New Zealand T20 World Cup 2016 cricket semifinal match in Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla can be seen online. New Zealand have never won the T20 World ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:36 pm UTC
Post Pakistan's unceremonious exit from the World T20, coach Waqar Younis has offered to quit.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:36 pm UTC
New Zealand have been the only undefeated team in the ICC World T20 but they will be wary of an England side that have shown grit and determination in this competit....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:36 pm UTC
Dwayne Bravo feels the functioning of West Indies board will stay poor even if Caribbeans lift prestigious trophy....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:35 pm UTC
Darren Sammy countered the Virat Kohli factor in the upcoming India-West Indies semi-final by saying, "Have you ever heard of Chris Gayle?"....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:35 pm UTC
India face West Indies in the World T20 semifinals in Mumbai on Wednesday. While India won the tournament in 2007, West Indies won the tournament in 2012....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:35 pm UTC
India, the world's top-ranked side in the shortest format, arrived at the sixth edition of the World T20 with 10 wins from 11 matches in 2016 and were considered ove....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:35 pm UTC
England’s Natalie Sciver is hit on the head with the ball by team-mate Katharine Brunt in the World Twenty20 semi-final against Australia in Delhi on Wednesday. Sciver is looking elsewhere when Brunt throws, and it hits her on the temple. Fortunately the throw was weak, and after treatment, Sci....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:34 pm UTC
Captain Meg Lanning's aggressive half century helps Australia reach their fourth consecutive women's World Twenty20 final after beating traditional rivals England by five runs in the first semi-final. ....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:34 pm UTC
England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against New Zealand in the first semi-final of the World Twenty20.....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:22 pm UTC
NEW DELHI, March 30 (Reuters) - England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against New Zealand in the first semi-final of the World Twenty20 at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on Wednesday.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:18 pm UTC
England won the toss and decided to bowl in the semi-final against New Zealand with one eye on the dew that could form during the evening....(More)
The Roar Sports
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:15 pm UTC
Match Result: A Jason Roy masterclass has guided England to their second ever World T20 final, defeating Ne....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:14 pm UTC
INDIAN all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been ruled out of the rest of the World Twenty20 after injuring his ankle during the team’s crucial win over Australia.....(More)
Daily Mirror
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:55 pm UTC
The Southern Stars have beaten their Ashes rivals in the last two World T20 finals and once again had enough ....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:51 pm UTC
West Indies's tumultuous build-up to the World Twenty20 has knit the players together, captain Darren Sammy said ahead of their semi-fnal against India.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:39 pm UTC
Virat Kohli has been head and shoulders above his teammates, but that is something, the team director reckons, India cannot take for granted in Mumbai ....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:36 pm UTC
Cricket score and live updates from the first men’s semi-final in DelhiVic Marks: Stokes defies the numbers to be a dangerman....(More)
Daily Mail
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:36 pm UTC
Eoin Morgan's England side take on New Zealand for a place in the final of the World T20 on Wednesday, hoping to upset the best side in the tournament so far.....(More)
BBC Online
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:35 pm UTC
Meg Lanning's 55 proves crucial as Australia beat England by five runs to advance to the Women's World Twenty20 final.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:35 pm UTC
Australia entered their fourth straight final of the Women's World T20 with a five-run win over England in Delhi....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:22 pm UTC
• Australia 132-6; England 127-7 - Australia win by five runs• England batting crumbles again after bright start from openersFor the third time in consecutive World Twenty20s, England’s race was ended by Australia. This time, it was in the semi-finals. Previous defeats came at the fin....(More)
Daily Mail
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:22 pm UTC
LAWRENCE BOOTH IN DELHI: England’s women threw away a glorious chance to reach the World Twenty20 final, stuttering in sight of victory as Australia completed a five-run victory.....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:21 pm UTC
Indian veteran allrounder Yuvraj Singh was ruled out of the World Twenty20 on the eve of the hosts' semi-final clash with the West Indies.....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:21 pm UTC
THE Southern Stars are on track to claim their fourth consecutive World T20 title after recording a famous win over rival England.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:58 am UTC
Having exited in the semi-final stage in three consecutive Women's World T20 tournaments, West Indies will look to their batting and firebrand style of cricket to seal a place in their first final ....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:55 am UTC
MUMBAI, March 30 (Reuters) - India's top order batsmen have not performed well enough at the World Twenty20, with the exception of Virat Kohli, and must improve against a dangerous West Indies side in Thursday's semi-final, team director Ravi Shastri said.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:51 am UTC
Steven Smith's side never looked settled throughout the tournament, mixing and matching players continuously to create a confusing hodgepodge of a T20 team ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:48 am UTC
Williamson departs #ENGvNZ ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:44 am UTC
England Women bow out of WWT20 in semifinal after collapse from 67 for 1 to 127 for 7 to pick up first defeat ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:26 am UTC
A BALL into her first over in a semi-final against the Southern Stars, England’s Natalie Sciver was struck in the side of the head of by a throw from a teammate.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:25 am UTC
WINNING the Sheffield Shield, as the Victorian cricket team did so emphatically, is always satisfying - but it is not necessarily a job completely done.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:11 am UTC
Hosts have just about survived in the tournament and will hope to avoid any more blips in order to progress to the final ....(More)
Daily Mirror
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:09 am UTC
Sciver took her eye off Katherine Brunt's return during the World T20 semi-final with Australia - but managed to recover to take a wicket straightaway ....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 11:03 am UTC
MUMBAI, March 30 (Reuters) - West Indies's tumultuous build-up to the World Twenty20 has knit the players together and they will have no better stage than Thursday's semi-final against India to express themselves, captain Darren Sammy said on Wednesday.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 10:58 am UTC
Form gives New Zealand an upper hand against West Indies in the second Women's World T20 semifinal in Mumbai ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 10:56 am UTC
The tournament will see four teams playing over the weekend of May 28 and 29 ....(More)
NDTV
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 10:37 am UTC
India vs West Indies will be a battle of former champions with the hosts crowned the inaugural World T20 champions and the Caribbean outfit lifting the trophy in 2012.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 10:37 am UTC
Sir Vivian Richards talks to mid-day ahead of tomorrow's T20 semi-final involving India and West Indies at Wankhede Stadium....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 10:37 am UTC
Yuvraj Singh picked up an ankle injury during the T20 World Cup match against Australia in Mohali....(More)
BBC Online
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 10:35 am UTC
India batsman Yuvraj Singh is ruled out of the remainder of the World Twenty20 because of an ankle injury.....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 10:20 am UTC
MUMBAI, March 30 (Reuters) - World Twenty20 hosts India have replaced injured all-rounder Yuvraj Singh with middle order batsman Manish Pandey, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:51 am UTC
Manish Pandey to replace the injured left-hander for the knockouts in the tournament ....(More)
NDTV
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:36 am UTC
Pakistan exited the World T20 after winning just one of their four games in Group 2.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:36 am UTC
This was South African skipper Faf du Plessis' second sanction for dissent in 12 months, after being fined 15 percent of his match fee against India in a ODI in October.....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:36 am UTC
Cricket score and updates from the first World T20 semi-finalGoogle Doodle marks England’s World T20 semi-finalEmail ....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:36 am UTC
Failure upon failure has followed the Proteas in the last 12 months, but despite the malaise Russell Domingo believes he is the right man for the job.....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:05 am UTC
• Latest doodle is nod to England v New Zealand match in Delhi • Guide to this week’s men’s and women’s semi-finals....(More)
The Roar Sports
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:00 am UTC
The Southern Stars take on the old enemy England who have been displaying top form in the ....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:00 am UTC
MUMBAI, March 30 (Reuters) - Following is a factbox on the second World Twenty20 semi-final between West Indies and India to be played at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday:....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 8:00 am UTC
MUMBAI, March 30 (Reuters) - The second World Twenty20 semi-final is likely to hinge on who emerges on top in the battle between the big-hitting West Indian batsmen and India's wily spinners when the former champions clash at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:59 am UTC
Glamorgan's new head coach Robert Croft will aim to fire the passions of a new crop of promising young professionals....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:59 am UTC
Ravi Bopara's England career might be over and that could benefit Essex as they seek to turn a powerful reputation in limited-overs cricket into trophies....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:55 am UTC
The first half of the domestic season will be played with the Kookaburra ball. The second half will see the use of the English Dukes ball ....(More)
BBC Online
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:49 am UTC
Australian cricketers will use a different ball in domestic cricket a bid to win a first Ashes in England since 2001.....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 7:34 am UTC
Deb Stokes has the alarm set for the toss though admits she may not actually see much of the T20 World Cup semifinal between her native New Zealand and son Ben's adopted home overnight.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:36 am UTC
Peter Fulton again pushed the boundaries of his cricketing career with a pull to the square leg fence at the Basin Reserve on Wednesday - although making 10,000 first class runs barely registered for the Canterbury captain.....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 6:03 am UTC
Australia have not won an Ashes series in England since 2001Dukes brand to be used in second part of Sheffield Shield next seasonAfter 15 years of failing to win an Ashes Test series in England, Cricket Australia have decided to give players more experience with the Duk....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:41 am UTC
Five wickets from Central Districts bowler Doug Bracewell helped stop the rising Auckland tide on day one of their Plunket Shield match in Napier on Wednesday.....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:34 am UTC
PETER Nevill’s skill-set on slow, turning wickets got him the wicketkeeper job for India, yet his talents have been strangely dispensed with for Australia’s next tour.....(More)
IOL South Africa
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:29 am UTC
The Proteas will be watching the knockout rounds of the #WT20 their couches. Cricket writer Zaahier Adams rates the players after they bombed out of the tournament.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:04 am UTC
The former England pacer heaped praise on Eoin Morgan's medium pacers for expertly adapting to the surfaces in India during the World T20 ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:04 am UTC
The former England pacer heaped praise on Eoin Morgan's medium pacers for expertly adapting to the surfaces in India during the World T20 ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 5:00 am UTC
Victoria claimed their 30th Sheffield Shield title Wednesday in a seven-wicket win over South Australia, with Bushrangers skipper Matthew Wade praising a crop of young players for the stellar season. ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:36 am UTC
Former England captain Michael Vaughan says the Black Caps are "a smarter team" since Kane Williamson replaced Brendon McCullum as captain.....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:26 am UTC
MELBOURNE, March 30 (Reuters) - Left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc will return from a broken foot during Australia's limited-overs triangular series in the West Indies in June.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:19 am UTC
Table cricket swings into gear in Canberra for the first time in two years, with a competition for Canberra students with disabilities. ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 4:03 am UTC
From poor pay to lack of training grounds and media coverage, and even sexual harassment, women cricketers have long faced inequality in a multi-billion dollar sport dominated by men. ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:54 am UTC
New Zealand allrounder Corey Anderson expects the quickest pitch of their World Twenty20 cricket campaign for the semifinal in Delhi but doesn't believe it hands England the advantage.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:30 am UTC
Andy Atkinson, chief of ICC's grounds and pitches committee, is overseeing preparations to prepare an ideal T20 wicket ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 3:27 am UTC
Using a Dukes ball in Australian domestic competition will not make much difference to the nation's Ashes chances unless it is possible to also import English weather and pitches to the other side of the world. That's the view of South Australia's coach J....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:39 am UTC
PRIZE money for the men’s champions at this World Twenty20 will dwarf the pay packet of their female counterparts by more than 16 to one.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:37 am UTC
The left-arm pacer is set to make is return from an ankle injury sustained in November 2015, that required surgery ....(More)
Reuters
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 2:34 am UTC
MELBOURNE, March 30 (Reuters) - After 15 years of failing to win an Ashes test series in England, Cricket Australia have decided to give players more experience with the Dukes cricket ball by using it in their domestic first class competition from next year.....(More)
The Roar Sports
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:41 am UTC
Victoria have claimed back-to-back Sheffield Shield titles, romping to a seven-wicket win over South Australia an hour into ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:35 am UTC
Victoria wasted little time rumbling to their second consecutive Sheffield Shield title and 30th overall, capitalising on a weakened South Australia attack to wrap up the final in little more than an hour on the last day of the final at Glenelg Oval....(More)
The Guardian
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:24 am UTC
South Australia 340 and 251; Victoria 399 and 196-3 (51.0 overs)Bushrangers chase down target before lunch on final day to claim 30th titleVictoria have claimed back-to-back Sheffield Shield titles, romping to a seven-wicket win over South Australia an hour into the fin....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:07 am UTC
South Australian batsman included in 16-man squad for June tourMitchell Starc will make long-awaited return to bowling attackBig-hitting Travis Head has earned a first ODI call up for Australia in the June tri-series in the Caribbean as selectors look ahead to the 2019 ....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 1:03 am UTC
Victoria clinches a 30th Sheffield Shield title after beating South Australia by seven wickets at Glenelg Oval. ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:57 am UTC
Two form teams of the tournament clash in the World T20 semifinal, we break down their strengths and weaknesses by the numbers to see who has the edge. ....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:37 am UTC
Stuart Broad picked up his phone and texted Alastair Cook. "This is pretty special, isn't it mate?" he wrote. "Are you watching?" Cook was watching.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:11 am UTC
England's close alliance to host India has given them a comfortable ride at the Twenty20 World Cup.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:10 am UTC
Bowler Tarun Nethula is at "the peak of his powers".....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:08 am UTC
Big-hitting Travis Head has earned a first ODI call up for Australia in the June tri-series in the Caribbean as selectors look ahead to the 2019 World Cup title defence.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:03 am UTC
India clash with West Indies in the second World T20 semifinal, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.....(More)
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 12:03 am UTC
The West Indies have booked a spot in the finals against England after defeating India by seven wickets in Mumbai.....(More)
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