Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

573dWright Thompson

'The weight of the country'

An American talking cricket with Pakistan fans in Sri Lanka. Plus, a garden party Sri Lankan high-society style

586dKamran Abbasi

Pakistan lose bottle for Kohli's vintage

The heat was high in Colombo but Pakistan froze. In a game in which they had too less to lose, and India started poorly, Pakistan were never relaxed

573dAbhishek Purohit in Colombo

Hafeez the hesitant

Somehow, the pulsating, tenacious Pakistan side which had won three successive World Twenty20 games failed to turn up

573dAbhishek Purohit in Colombo

Yuvraj's place in XI was not in doubt - Dhoni

A day after some former India players questioned Yuvraj Singh's fitness and asked for him to be dropped, MS Dhoni has reiterated that Yuvraj is in shape for Twenty20 cricket and that his place in the India XI is not in doubt

573dAndrew Fernando at the R Premadasa Stadium

An Akmal drops a catch

Plays of the Day for the Super Eights game between India and Pakistan in Colombo

573dAbhishek Purohit in Colombo

The absurdity of making Irfan open

There is no logic behind is using Irfan Pathan as an opener, when there are others better suited for the task

India 2nd innings Partnerships

1st1G GambhirV Sehwag
2nd74V SehwagV Kohli
3rd54Yuvraj SinghV Kohli