New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has a Champions Trophy semi-finals place in his sights after victory over Sri Lanka Sunday in a Wanderers run-feast.
England stormed into the Champions Trophy semi-finals with a 22-run victory over South Africa who crashed out of the tournament despite captain Graeme Smith’s brave century on Sunday.
JOHANNESBURG - Injured New Zealand batting hero Jesse Ryder was ruled out of the Champions Trophy and fined for smashing a chair as a triumph over Sri Lanka Sunday turned sour.
CENTURION, South Africa - England scored 323-8 against South Africa in a Champions Trophy match here on Sunday.
JOHANNESBURG - Brave opener Jesse Ryder struck 74 runs to set up New Zealand for a 38-run win over Sri Lanka at the Wanderers Sunday that kept alive hopes of an ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals place.
CENTURION, South Africa - England captain Andrew Strauss elected to bat after winning the toss against South Africa in the Champions Trophy here on Sunday.
JOHANNESBURG - New Zealand started and finished their 50-over innings superbly to make 315-7 against Sri Lanka at sun-baked Wanderers on Sunday in a crucial ICC Champions Trophy match.
Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to field first in their Champions Trophy Group B match against New Zealand at the Wanderers on Sunday.
India were at last beaten by Pakistan in a ICC event as they lost their Group A match by 54 runs in the Champions Trophy on Saturday.
CENTURION, South Africa — Shoaib Malik scored 128 off 126 balls Saturday to help Pakistan reach 302-9 against India in the Champions Trophy.