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World Cup T20 2014: News

Kings XI Punjab bowl out Delhi Daredevils for 115 in 18.1 ovs

Delhi Daredevils' final innings was as woeful as their opening one as they managed only a below-par 115 in 18.1 overs against table-toppers Kings XI Punjab in an inconsequential IPL encounter, in Mohali on Sunday.

Mahela, Sanga slam officials over T20 retirement controversy

The victory celebrations of new World Twenty20 champions Sri Lanka on Tuesday turned sour with veteran players Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara hitting out at officials who had criticised them about their retirements from T20 cricket just before the tournament.

Sri Lankans party as World Cup winners return home

Traffic came to a standstill as thousands of cheering fans lined the streets to welcome home the Sri Lankan cricket team who touched down at Bandaranaike International Airport on Tuesday following their triumph at the World Twenty20 tournament.

World T20: Wide ways of Sri Lanka bowlers did India in

In the last four overs on Sunday, India scored just 19 and that is where Dhoni’s boys lost the plot. Other than the in-form Kohli, no other India batsman even looked like taking the attack to the Sri Lanka bowlers.

Feel humble after World T20 triumph: Sangakkara

Emotionally overwhelmed after signing off his T20 international career with the world title, Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara said the triumph left him feeling humble about his own abilities and grateful towards the game of cricket.

Sangakkara, Malinga help Sri Lanka win T20 World Cup

In victory, Sri Lanka’s inseparable duo Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene celebrated their retirement from T20 Internationals with their first world title, ending their country’s 18-year wait. The match as it happened | Full Coverage

Not only Yuvraj, it can happen to any athlete: Dhoni

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday did not sound convincing as he desperately tried to defend Yuvraj Singh, whose painstaking 21-ball 11 put paid to India's hopes of a historic treble.

World T20: Fans protest outside Yuvraj's home

Disappointed fans protested outside cricketer Yuvraj Singh's Manimajra house in Chandigarh on Sunday night, after the Indian team lost the T20 World Cup final to Sri Lanka in Bangladesh.

World T20: When Virat was left fretting on one end

Throughout the India innings it appeared that the match was happening on two different wickets. On one end, Virat Kohli was hitting through the line. At the other end Indian batsmen struggled to even fetch singles.

Sri Lanka win maiden World T20 title; Sangakkara gets best farewell

Kumara Sangakkara's brilliant 52 helped Sri Lanka win the ICC World T20 2014 final at the Sher-e Bangla National stadium by six wickets against India. They had 13 balls still to play.

World T20 Final: Can Dhoni win an unprecedented third world title?

If India go on to win the World T20 title here on Sunday, they will become the first to hold the 50-over World Cup, the Champions Trophy and the World T20 cup, the three ICC trophies in limited overs, at the same time. Dhoni arranges world T20 final ticket for Pak fan

Sri Lanka need to get past Virat

India are in the final of the World T20 after a span of seven years, and it’s amazing how they step up a level in such big tournaments. They didn’t have a great time before this but they have looked a class act in this competition, writes Sourav Ganguly.

Ahead of World T20 final, Sri Lanka chop and change again

After winning the 50-over World Cup in 1996 defeating Australia, Sunday will be Sri Lanka's fifth appearance in a World Cup final. And just as the case was in 2011 final against India, there is again an unsettled look about the team.

Batting and captaincy can help India buck the trend

India are currently one for one in World T20 finals, and what a win it was in South Africa! Not only did it bring great joy to the people of India but it changed the course of cricket history, writes Ian Chappell.

India target triple crown at World T20 final

Virat Kohli, who is known as one of the best batsmen in the world and has been compared back home with the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, goes into the final as the highest run-scorer with 242 runs.
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