They had the momentum, had the numbers skewed in their favour - six consecutive wins over Sri Lanka in this format - and even won the toss, opting to chase knowing that it would be difficult bowling with dew-laden wet ball later. But try telling Sri Lanka that. But it wasn't Pakistan's day, their defeat coming not only after they had the better of conditions but also in a game their year-old quick Mohammad Hasnain picked up a hat-trick. Bowling Pakistan out for in Pakistan fall behind further with Iftikhar Ahmed's run out A miscommunication so bad that they didn't know who's out.
Gambhir's foundation to take care of children of martyrs Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir announced that his NGO GG Gautam Gambhir Foundation will take care of children of martyred soldiers.
Congratulations to GG Foundation! Proud to share that we will be taking care of children of martyrs.
Their fathers sacrificed their lives for our nation and now it's our turn to show how grateful we are! The GG Foundation aims at But dad shielded me from any cynicism and asked me to focus on cricket only.
Photograph: BCCI Shafali Verma was not exactly trying to be a rebel when she began training with the local boys in the north Indian city of Rohtak as a precocious year-old.
Now, she is known nationwide as the mother of India's latest cricketing hero.
It was the first time in five years that Vaidehi Ankolekar was keen to leave work early. India's batting legend Sunil Gavaskar launched his new innings with a triple double century to support over lifesaving heart surgeries for underprivileged children in India.
Boycott, Strauss conferred Knighthood Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott for a knighthood, honouring her hero whose persistent style she had vowed to emulate in her ultimately failed efforts to deliver Brexit.
May, a cricket fan, last year compared herself to the legendary England opening batsman Boycott, who scored over 8, runs in Test cricket and was known for his stubborn and conservative batting style.