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Indian Premier League set to ease T20 heartache

Indian Premier League set to ease T20 heartache

The glitzy Indian Premier League (IPL) starts on Saturday, helping to ease the heartache of millions of fans following India's failure to win the World Twenty20 on home soil this month.

Waqar Younis resigns as Pakistan coach

Waqar Younis resigns as Pakistan coach

Pakistan's head coach Waqar Younis resigned on Monday weeks after his team's humiliating exit from the World Twenty20 tournament at the group stage.

Windies hero Brathwaite admits he mis-hit key six

Windies hero Brathwaite admits he mis-hit key six

West Indies hero Carlos Brathwaite revealed he had mis-hit one of the massive sixes which clinched cricket's World Twenty20 trophy as he commiserated with Ben Stokes for monstering his bowling.

Brathwaite leads Windies to stunning World Twenty20 triumph

Brathwaite leads Windies to stunning World Twenty20 triumph

Carlos Brathwaite sensationally hit four successive sixes off Ben Stokes in the last over as the West Indies stunned England by four wickets to win the World Twenty20 title at Eden Gardens on Sunday.

Root fifty guides England to 155-9 in World T20 final

Root fifty guides England to 155-9 in World T20 final

Joe Root hit a fluent 54 to help England post 155 for nine wickets against West Indies in the final of the sixth World Twenty20 at Eden Gardens on Sunday.

Stunning win helps West Indies smile again

Stunning win helps West Indies smile again

West Indies captain Darren Sammy said he hopes to help Caribbean fans smile again by completing a unique hat-trick at the World Twenty20 after stunning India to reach the final.

Simmons rides luck to carry West Indies into final

Simmons rides luck to carry West Indies into final

Late replacement Lendl Simmons led a charmed life to blast 82 not out and carry West Indies to a nail-biting seven-wicket win in the last over against India in the second semi-final of the World Twenty20.

Roy’s belligerent knock steers England into final

Roy’s belligerent knock steers England into final

Opener Jason Roy’s 78 helped England sail into cricket’s World Twenty20 final with a crushing seven-wicket win over New Zealand in the last four in New Delhi yesterday.

Gayle lauds Kohli but warns of upset

Gayle lauds Kohli but warns of upset

Chris Gayle lauded Virat Kohli as a “world beater” yesterday but warned that the West Indies were ready to upset hosts India in their World Twenty20 semi-final this week.

Hero’s welcome for Afghanistan team after their historic win

Hero’s welcome for Afghanistan team after their historic win

Hundreds of dancing, flag-waving Afghan fans yesterday gave a hero’s welcome to their cricket team as they arrived home after a historic triumph over the mighty West Indies at the World Twenty20.

Hero's welcome for Afghan team after historic win

Hero's welcome for Afghan team after historic win

Afghan fans gave a hero's welcome to their cricket team as they arrived home after a historic triumph over the mighty West Indies at the World Twenty20.

Amla hits half century as South Africa beat Sri Lanka

Amla hits half century as South Africa beat Sri Lanka

Opener Hashim Amla's half century helped South Africa beat defending champions Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the last group match of the World Twenty20 in New Delhi on Monday.