Summary Ireland survived an inspired spell of swing bowling from Zimbabwe's Tinashe Panyangara to scrape through for a three-wicket win on the last ball of their Group B encounter in Sylhet on Monday. Panyangara (4-37), who was smashed for 18 in his first over by Stirling, also dismissed the dangerous Kevin O'Brien (17) in the 18th over and returned to bowl the final over of the innings with Ireland needing four runs for victory.
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Summary SYLHET, Bangladesh: Ireland survived an inspired spell of swing bowling from Zimbabwe's Tinashe Panyangara to scrape through for a three-wicket win on the last ball of their Group B encounter in Sylhet yesterday. Panyangara (4-37), who was smashed for 18 in his first over by Stirling, also dismissed the dangerous Kevin O'Brien (17) in the 18th over and returned to bowl the final over of the innings with Ireland needing four runs for victory.
Summary The young-old bowler, Tinashe Panyangara is keeping Zimbabwe's chances alive with yet another wicket. The skipper himself involved in the action, taking the catch at short mid-wicket. The Netherlands and United Arab Emirates are the other two teams in the group.
Summary Paul Stirling gave Ireland a flying start with 60 off 34 balls [AFP]. Earlier, Nepal claimed an impressive 80-run victory against Hong Kong in the battle of the tournament debutants on the opening day of the World Twenty20.
Summary United Arab Emirates's captain Khurram Khan, front, walks back to the pavilion after his dismissal by Ireland's Tim Murtagh during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match in Sylhet, Bangladesh, Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
Summary Skipper William Porterfield's unbeaten 33 runs guided Ireland to a comfortable 21-run Duckworth-Lewis-method victory over UAE in a Group B World Twenty20 match at the Sylhet Stadium in Bangladesh on Wednesday night. The victory boosted the chances of Ireland -- who stunned Zimbabwe by three wickets in their first match at the same venue on Monday -- to qualify for the main draw of the T20 tourney.
Summary DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks celebrated the return of two key pieces from the franchise's only championship team in a 120-102 victory over the Utah Jazz in their home opener on Thursday night.
Summary The actress and her former 'Saturday Night Live' co-star reached a deal with NBC in October 2013 to host both the 2014 and 2015 galas from Los Angeles, reported People magazine. Poehler and Fey boosted the ratings of the Golden Globe Awards to a ten-year high with January's ceremony.
Summary Patrick Sharp scored the only goal of the shootout. Hossa's goal at 13:50 of the third period was his second of the season and his 1,000th career point. The goal was one of four in a third-period outburst between the teams that entered the frame tied 2-2.
Summary The case against 44-year-old Donald Ray Morgan escalated in early August, when he was arrested at an airport near New York City on an unrelated federal gun charge. Around the same time, while in Beirut, he told a U.S. television network he was short on money and planned to return to the United States.