Posts Tagged Men’s cricket

Pakistan cricket exec bounced from World Cup for casino trip

ISLAMABAD (AP) — This was one costly dinner, and it had nothing to do with the check.

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Shenwari celebrates Afghanistan’s 1st Cricket World Cup win

DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — Samiullah Shenwari batted Afghanistan to a historic one-wicket win over Scotland at the Cricket World Cup on Thursday — his nation’s first World Cup victory. And he hopes it bodes well for the future of the fledgling sport in his homeland.

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Afghanistan edges Scotland by 1 wicket for 1st World Cup win

Afghanistan’s Hamid Hassan is watched by his teammates as he performs a hand-stand after taking a catch to dismiss Scotland's Josh Davey during their Cricket World Cup Pool A match in Dunedin, New Zealand, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Dianne Manson)

DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — The Afghanistan cricket team brought tremendous joy to its far-flung fans when it beat Scotland by one wicket in the last over to claim its first win at the Cricket World Cup.

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