• Attempt was made to kill S Sreesanth: reports

    February 27, 2015, 3:54 pm , By Web Monitoring Desk

    Thiruvananthapuram- S Sreesanth, who was arrested on charges of alleged spot-fixing during Indian Premier League in 2013, was attacked in prison, during his 26-day stay in Tihar Jail in May 2013, according to reports. The cricketer told his family about the incident after he was released on bail, it is learnt. According to reports, the cricketer ...

  • Afghanistan edge out Scotland in thriller

    February 27, 2015 , By AFP

    DUNEDIN - Afghanistan posted their first-ever victory at the World Cup on Thursday with a nail-biting one-wicket win over Scotland in Dunedin on Thursday. Afghanistan chased down their target of 211 with just three balls to spare, bringing up a remarkable win for the minnows, appearing in their first World Cup.Samiullah Shenwari who like many of ...

  • Dancing, gunfire as Afghans celebrate

    February 27, 2015 , By AFP

    KANDAHAR - Hundreds of jubilant Afghan cricket fans flooded onto the streets of major cities Thursday, dancing, waving flags and firing AK-47s in celebration at their team's historic World Cup win over Scotland.Afghanistan, making their World Cup debut, secured a nailbiting one-wicket win over the Scots in Dunedin, chasing down the 211 target with ...