Fever pitch atmosphere for World Cup final

A policeman stands guard inside the Wankhede stadium ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup final match between India and Sri Lanka in Mumbai. MUMBAI: Frenzied fans, ticket touts and paramilitary...

Reliving the World Cup finals

Brief history of the cricket World Cup ahead of Saturday's final between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium. 1975, England Fine weather blessed the first global one-day tournament...

I was 110‰ confident Sachin was out: Ajmal

LAHORE – Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal is still perplexed over why the Decision Review System (DRS) overturned on-field umpire Ian Gould’s lbw ruling against Tendulkar during the World Cup...

Cricket team accorded warm welcome

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ijaz Butt welcomed Pakistan team players on their arrival here at Allama Iqbal International airport on Friday. The...

Taufel, Aleem to officiate in final

LAHORE : Simon Taufel and Aleem Dar have been appointed as on-field umpires to officiate in the ICC World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka. The final will take place at the newly-laid Wankhede Stadium...

Sri Lanka hit by Murali, Matthew scare

MUMBAI - Sri Lanka's coach Trevor Bayliss says his team can defeat favourites India in Saturday's World Cup final despite injury worries to star bowler Muttiah Muralitharan. Murali suffering from...

PM to honour team on return

LAHORE - A grant reception awaits the Pakistan cricket team on their return to the country, with the Prime Minister being the host.A spokesman of the PM’s House has said that Prime Minister...