Title favourites India produced yet another clinical performance as they outplayed arch-rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in a high-voltage group league encounter of the ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham on Saturday. Scorecard
When the draw for the ICC Champions Trophy was made there was only one match on the mind of fans, players and organisers, all for different reasons. For fans it offered a chance to test the Orwellian notions of sport and war. Rohit Bhaskar reports.
Opposing the bail plea of Rajasthan Royals player Ajit Chandila, arrested in connection with spot fixing, the Delhi Police today told the court that he was a key conspirator in the entire case.
Pollard's wicket at a crucial juncture proved to be the difference as S Africa barely managed to secure a semifinal berth in the Champions Trophy despite their Group 'B' match against the West Indies ending in a tie under the Duckworth/Lewis method, in Cardiff on Friday.