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  • Sri Lanka beats England by 9 wickets in World Cup match

    Sri Lanka beats England by 9 wickets in World Cup match

    Associated Press - 11 minutes ago
    Sri Lanka beats England by 9 wickets in World Cup match

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Sri Lanka cruised to a convincing 9-wicket win against England in its World Cup Pool A match on Sunday, powered by unbeaten centuries from Kumar Sangakkara, who smashed 117 off 86 balls, and opener Lahiru Thirimanne, who scored 139. …

  • AP Interview: Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion

    AP Interview: Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion

    Associated Press - 14 minutes ago
    AP Interview: Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion

    Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need ... …

  • Sri Lanka hammer England as Pakistan seek Zimbabwe boost at ICC W.Cup

    Sri Lanka hammer England as Pakistan seek Zimbabwe boost at ICC W.Cup

    AFP News - 18 minutes ago
    Sri Lanka hammer England as Pakistan seek Zimbabwe boost at ICC W.Cup

    Sri Lanka inflicted England's third crushing defeat by a Test nation at this World Cup with a nine-wicket win on Sunday that left their opponents' quarter-final hopes hanging by a thread as Pakistan looked to revive their bid for a place in the last eight. Chasing 310 for victory, Sri Lanka cruised to a seemingly stiff target with 16 balls to spare as Lahiru Thirimanne, who ended the match with a six off Chris Woakes to be 139 not out, and Kumar Sangakkara (117 not out) shared an unbroken …

  • England loses again badly in Wellington at Cricket World Cup

    England loses again badly in Wellington at Cricket World Cup

    Associated Press - 23 minutes ago
    England loses again badly in Wellington at Cricket World Cup

    England lost another Cricket World Cup match by a big margin Sunday, and its odds of making the quarterfinals are fading fast. …

  • Rampant Sri Lanka extend England's agony at Cricket World Cup

    Rampant Sri Lanka extend England's agony at Cricket World Cup

    AFP News - 23 minutes ago
    Rampant Sri Lanka extend England's agony at Cricket World Cup

    England's horror World Cup run continued when Sri Lanka smashed the third-highest run chase in the tournament's history to clinch a nine-wicket defeat in Wellington on Sunday. Centuries by Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne ensured Sri Lanka overhauled the 310-run target set after England won the toss and elected to bat. The pair were unbeaten as Sri Lanka ended the innings on 312-1 with 16 balls to spare, Thirmanne carrying his bat on 139 and Sangakkara scoring 117 for his second …