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  • Javed Miandad
    Sep 11, 2012 10:25 IST

    Miandad to assist Pakistan batsmen for World T20

    Pakistan's former captain and now director general cricket in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Javed Miandad has been given the task of assisting the national team's batsmen ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.

  • Misbah-ul Haq
    Sep 11, 2012 23:57 IST

    Nothing is impossible with Pakistan

    What is the one thing that defines volatility? The answer depends on who you ask the question. But a die-hard cricket fan is sure to point to Pakistan, the erratic sub-continent giants whose defining trait is oozing talent one day and lacking in temperament the next. HT reports. 5 players to watch our for

  • Dhoni
    Sep 12, 2012 23:39 IST

    We have to repeat our World Cup success: Dhoni

    Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important for the team to do well in the World Twenty20 tournament after the triumph in the World Cup last year.

  • Javed Miandad
    Sep 13, 2012 10:40 IST

    Miandad in Sri Lanka to motivate Pak players ahead of T20 WC

    Pakistan's former captain Javed Miandad has been sent to Sri Lanka by the Cricket Board to motivate the country's players before the Twenty20 World Cup.

  • Cricket fans
    Sep 13, 2012 12:53 IST

    India face Pakistan in World T20 tune-up

    Arch-rivals India and Pakistan will get an early chance to size up each other ahead of the World Twenty20 when they clash in a high-profile practice match in Colombo next Monday.

  • Stuart Broad
    Sep 13, 2012 23:28 IST

    Champs look to buck the trend

    No team has defended its World T20 title in the three editions of the tournament so far. Here's England's chance for a first. Can England do it minus Kevin Pietersen? HT reports.5 players to watch out for

  • Mahela Jayawardene
    Sep 13, 2012 23:33 IST

    Hosts warm up for big event in style

    Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan hit half-centuries as hosts Sri Lanka prepared for the World Twenty20 with a nine-wicket win over the West Indies on Thursday.

  • New Indian cricket team uniform
    Sep 14, 2012 10:22 IST

    Team India to wear 'lucky shirt' for World Twenty20

    Indian cricketers have been ordered to wear the same jersey design that won them the World Cup last year for next week's World Twenty20 in a bid to bring them good luck.

  • Sep 14, 2012 22:27 IST

    PCB players refuse to watch Aamer video during ACSU briefing

    The ICC had to drop the idea of screening a message from banned fast bowler Mohammed Aamir on anti-corrruption issues during the briefing of Pakistan players as the squad members told their team manager Naved Cheema that they don't wish to watch the footage once again.

  • Irfan Pathan
    Sep 15, 2012 12:41 IST

    India warm up with win over Sri Lanka

    Irfan Pathan scalped five wickets as India warmed up for the World Twenty20 with a comfortable 26-run victory over hosts Sri Lanka in their first practice match in Colombo today.

  • Virat Kohli
    Sep 16, 2012 23:50 IST

    His calm fits perfectly in the stormy game

    Although India lost momentum towards the end to lose the Twenty20 International against New Zealand in Chennai, what shone through was how Virat Kohli guided the chase, underlining his sublime touch and maturity that is driving him forward. HT reports. Virat with the willow

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    Sep 16, 2012 23:57 ISTHT @WorldT20

    Fearless cricket need of the hour

    With the triumph in the inaugural World T20 being the only highlight, Men in Blue have lot to play for in the fourth edition. Sanjjeev K Samyal reports. Key batsmen | Key bowlers | Captain under fire | Expert speak | India’s swot analysis | India at World T20 | Mark these dates

  • Nuwan Pradeep
    Sep 17, 2012 11:01 IST

    Sri Lanka banks on cricket to cleanse bloody image

    Sri Lanka is banking on cricket to repair the damage to its blood-stained image after the brutal end to a 37-year ethnic war as it stages the biggest tournament in the nation's post-independence history.

  • ICC World T20
    Sep 17, 2012 14:11 IST

    No favourites as World T20 kicks off on Tuesday

    The high-profile ICC World Twenty20 gets underway in Colombo tomorrow with no clear favourites but inaugural champions India will fancy their chances on the slow familiar tracks of the island nation where they have played a lot of cricket in recent times.

  • Kamran Akmal
    Sep 17, 2012 14:18 ISTHT@World T20

    Bowling gives the blues

    Weak bowling and shambolic fielding, a perennial problem which has afflicted Indian cricket for long, resurfaced at the R Premadasa Stadium on Monday to ensure that the Men in Blue will not go into the World Twenty20 in the right frame of mind. Sanjjeev K Samyal reports. Time for plenty20 | The squads | Highest scores in World T20 and venues