Topic: Heroics
flintoff heroics bears winning title
August 25, 2014

Flintoff heroics can't stop Bears winning T20 title

LONDON - Andrew Flintoff returned to the Lancashire side five years to the day since he last played Test cricket but his efforts weren't quite enough to stop Warwickshire winning English county cricket's Twenty20 Blast final. Flintoff, who had made just two appearances in the competition after ...

india ride binny heroics beat desh
June 18, 2014

India ride on Binny's heroics to beat B’desh

DHAKA - Paceman Stuart Binny grabbed a record six wickets for just four runs as India thrashed Bangladesh by 47 runs in a low-scoring second one-day international in Dhaka on Tuesday.Binny, 30, upstaged the efforts of Bangladeshi debutant Taskin Ahmed (5-28) to help India pocket the three-match ...

england hales heroics lanka
May 20, 2014

England want more Hales heroics against Lanka

LONDON - England will hope history repeats itself when they begin their international programme against Sri Lanka with a lone Twenty20 international at The Oval on Tuesday. One of the few highlights for England during a recent tour programme that saw them surrender the Ashes 5-0 came in March when ...

sri lanka romp semis herath heroics
April 01, 2014

Sri Lanka romp into semis after Herath heroics

CHITTAGONG - Left-arm spin wizard Rangana Herath conjured up astonishing figures of 3-5 to help Sri Lanka demolish New Zealand by 59 runs Monday in the race for the World Twenty20 semi-finals. The spinner rocked New Zealand, chasing a modest 120-run total, in his 3.3 destructive overs to bowl them ...

Steyn clinch thriller after Duminy heroics

AGENCIESCHITTAGONG-JP Duminy set South Africa up perfectly with a blazing unbeaten 86 that set New Zealand a stiff target of 171, but it still needed a dramatic spell of fast bowling from Dale Steyn to secure a tense two-run win. Duminy did not count himself as one of those having the X-factor when ...

late heroics aussie senden us title
March 18, 2014

Late heroics give Aussie Senden second US title

PALM HARBOR - Australian John Senden birdied two of the last three holes in impressive fashion Sunday to win the Valspar Championship, his first US PGA title in eight years. The 42-year-old from Brisbane sank a 68-foot chip shot to birdie the 16th and a 22-foot birdie putt at 17 on his way to ...

Afridi heroics, BANGLADESH crowd force India fall in Dhaka

ISLAMABAD - Shahid Afridi proved his mettle as player of big match when he, along with Bangladeshi crowd, forced India fall in Dhaka. Pakistan was all set for a comfortable victory at one stage, but overcautious batting by M Hafeez and Sohaib Maqsood almost took Pakistan away from victory but ...

faulkner heroics send england crashing
January 18, 2014

Faulkner heroics send England crashing

BRISBANE - Australian allrounder James Faulkner smashed 69 runs from just 47 balls to give Australia a miraculous one wicket win in the second one day international at the Gabba on Friday. Chasing 301 for victory, Australia looked down and out at 244-9 with six overs remaining.But Faulkner had ...

whelan escape cup heroics
May 13, 2013

Whelan wants escape after Cup heroics

LONDON - Wigan owner Dave Whelan celebrated his moment of FA Cup final redemption by challenging his team to follow their stunning victory over Manchester City by upsetting the odds again with another great escape in the Premier League. Ben Watson's stoppage-time header sealed Saturday's dramatic ...

Kohli heroics help Bangalore humble Hyderabad

NEW DELHI  - Virat Kohli played a captain's knock as he notched up his best IPL score (93 not out) to steer Royal Challengers Bangalore to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 9th match of the IPL 6 at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.Kohli single handedly ...

India Win Kohli Upstages Rampauls Heroics
December 03, 2011

India win as Kohli upstages Rampauls heroics

VISAKHAPATNAM (AFP) - Virat Kohli smashed a robust 117 to power India to a five-wicket win over the West Indies in the second one-day international on Friday despite Ravi Rampaul's record tail-end knock. Rampaul cracked 86 not out, the highest score by a number 10 batsman in one-dayers, to help the ...

Aussies seal series despite Woakes heroics

BRISBANE, (Reuters) - Australia wrapped up a morale-boosting one-day series victory over England with two games to spare after a 51-run win in the fifth match at the Gabba on Sunday. Michael Clarke's team took an unassailable 4-1 lead in the seven-match series after hitting 249 in 49.3 overs and ...

Africa Win Series Despite Yusufs Heroics
January 24, 2011

S Africa win series despite Yusufs heroics

CENTURION (South Africa) (Reuters) - Yusuf Pathan's blistering century proved in vain for India as South Africa won the fifth and decisive one-day international by 33 runs on Sunday to take the series 3-2. Morne Morkel bagged four wickets and Dale Steyn and Lonwabo Tsotsobe two apiece for the hosts ...

Heroics Aamers Despite Win Zealand New
November 10, 2009

New Zealand win despite Aamer's heroics

ABU DHABI (AFP) - New Zealand beat Pakistan by seven runs to win the third and final one-day international here on Monday, taking the three-match series 2-1. Pakistan won the first match by 138 runs, while New Zealand took the second by 64 runs. It was, by all accounts, a bizarre game. First New ...

Sialkot take first innings lead despite Baber's heroics

KARACHI - Karachi Blues pacer Baber Rehman five-wicket haul at the fag of end the innings could not halt Sialkot from taking the first innings lead on the second day of the four day second round Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match here at the National stadium. Rehman finished with figures of 73 but not ...

England still in trouble despite Monty heroics

MANCHESTER (AFP) - Monty Panesar returned his best figures in Test cricket here Sunday but England were still left needing to rewrite the record books at Old Trafford to beat New Zealand. At stumps, on the third day of the second Test, England were 76 for one in their second innings, needing a ...