Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:03:12 GMT

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Afghan Cricket League Brings Hope Amid Political Turmoil
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The chief executive officer of the Afghanistan Cricket Board, Noor Muhammad Murad, said that around 8 million Afghans watched the tournament live on TV, likely making this the largest sporting event in Afghanistan's recent history. The Messe Ainak Knights ...

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:12:44 GMT

Cricket is the winner
Mumbai Mirror
India win ODI series and live up to new boss Shastri's words of cricketing wisdom. Ajinkya Rahane hit a 100-ball 106 and his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan smashed an 81-ball 97, his first significant score on the long England tour, as India beat hosts by ...

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:45:50 GMT

Cricket: Australia's win exposes South Africa's underbelly
Daily Maverick
But that is just the top four, and cricket is a fickle mistress. On most days, four players could probably win a team a match, but that would require all four players to come together and pull off something extra special. Failure is expected; that is how sport works.

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