World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka Pound England, Pakistan Pick up First Points

Updated: 01 March 2015 17:33 IST

Sri Lanka thrashed England by nine wickets while Pakistan beat Zimbabwe to record their first win of World Cup 2015.

World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka Pound England, Pakistan Pick up First Points
Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate victory on Sunday. © AFP

Sri Lanka Chase Down 309 vs England

Kumar Sangakkara hammered an unbeaten 117 and Lahiru Thirimanne top-scored with 139 as Sri Lanka chased down 309 with nine wickets and 16 balls to spare vs England. Earlier, Joe Root became the youngest England batsman to score a hundred but it all went in vain as the bowlers produced a poor show. (Read More)

Pakistan Defeat Zimbabwe for First Win in Tournament

Wahab Riaz slammed a fifty and took four wickets as Pakistan won by 20 runs against Zimbabwe. This is Pakistan's first win in this edition after two losses. (Read More)

Focussed on my Basics and it Came Off Well, Says Ravichandran Ashwin

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who spun a web against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) batsmen in a World Cup Pool B encounter here Saturday at the WACA, said focussing on his basics brought such results for him. (Read More)

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