Veteran pacer Lasith Malinga produced his best bowling at the ICC World Cup as Sri Lanka pulled off a stunning 20-run upset of pre-tournament favourites and hosts England at Headingley, Leeds, Friday.
Defending 232 in the second innings, Malinga returned figures of four wickets for 43 runs as England were skittled out for 212 - their second loss of the tournament.
Malinga removed the heart of the England batting order in two spells, including the scalps of Jonny Bairstow (0), James Vince (14), Joe Root (57) and Jos Butler (10).
Two second-half goals by Armando Cooper in the 52nd and Edgar Barcenas in the 68th minute for Panama, confined T&T to its first defeat 2-0 in Group D of the CONCACAF Gold Cup in the United States on Tuesday night.
The result now means that the Soca Warriors will have to get a result each when they face the host in their second match on Saturday, and then four days later when they take on regional rivals Guyana.
Former West Indies fast bowler Joel 'Big Bird' Garner stormed out of the Taunton County Ground an angry man after the West Indies' seven-wicket loss to Bangladesh in their latest ICC 2019 World Cup match on Monday, saying the bowlers didn't target the wicket but the Bangladeshi batsmen.
Despite tallying 321 runs, their highest total so far in the competition, the West Indies were beaten all over the ground by Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who hit an unbeaten 124 to lead his team to a win with almost 10 overs to spare.
The Harriram Gobin trained Nuclear Power who won last year's Gold Cup is my selection to win today's feature event the Grade Three— President's Cup over 1,900 metres on the main track, at Santa Rosa Park, Arima this afternoon. Carlos Rojas has been booked to partner the Shivam Maharaj owned 2018 Gold Cup winner, to get back on the winning trail.
The filly has been specially prepared for this event and has the class and staying power to outrun her rivals. On the form book, the improving Nuclear Power will be difficult to peg back.
A brilliant unbeaten century from allrounder Shakib Al Hasan steered Bangladesh to a commanding seven-wicket victory over the West Indies at Taunton on Monday, a result which means the regional side will now be hardpressed make it to the next phase of the 2019 ICC World Cup.
Al Hasan hit a masterful 124 not out and had an able partner in Liton Das as Bangladesh, chasing a record 322 for victory, got there with almost 10 overs to spare. This was the second highest run chase in World Cup history
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South Africa picked up its first win of the ICC Cricket World Cup, thrashing Afghanistan by nine wickets on D/L. Check out our fast match report.
Opener Joe Root scored a fine unbeaten century to steer England to a crushing eight-wicket victory over the West Indies in their ICC 2019 World Cup match at Southampton, a result which makes the Windies' road to the last four very rocky from here.
Root hit 11 fours off 100 balls as England, chasing a modest 213 for victory, got there with 17 overs to spare to pile on the pressure for Windies skipper Jason Holder and his team, who will now have to win their remaining five matches to have a chance of getting to the playoff phase.
Former national champion Clint Bachan came out of retirement for the recent National qualifiers and proved that class is permanent in winning the recent Open Invitational 10 ball tournament in Tobago on Tuesday evening.
Bachan, who hails from Caroni in central Trinidad, beat Vishaal Singh in the race to three final to lift the trophy and the $2,000 cash prize.