Masood, Azam hundreds help Islamabad edge Rawalpindi in run-fest

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Islamabad 380 for 2 (Masood 182*, Azam 136) beat Rawalpindi 367 for 9 (Iftikhar 123, Shakeel 70, Masood 50) by 13 runs Babar Azam brings out a textbook punch Getty Images In a high-scoring semi-final, Islamabad’s 380 for 2 proved just enough for Rawalpindi, beating them by 13 runs to progress to the semi-final of the Regional One-Day Cup. Rawalpindi won the toss and bowled…

February 9, 2018
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Afghanistan reach new heights with Rahmat Shah's century

3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Afghanistan 333 for 5 (Rahmat 114, Najibullah 81, Ihsanullah 53) beat Zimbabwe 179 (Mire 34, Rashid 4-26) by 154 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Rahmat Shah celebrates his century Associated Press Continuing their dominance over Zimbabwe, Afghanistan piled up their second-highest ODI total of 333 with Rahmat Shah‘s 114 off 110 balls the centerpiece of a resounding victory. The 24-year old batsman had come in with…

February 9, 2018
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Masood, Azam hundreds help Islamabad edge Rawalpindi in run-fest

12:06 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Islamabad 380 for 2 (Masood 182*, Azam 136) beat Rawalpindi 367 for 9 (Iftikhar 123, Shakeel 70, Masood 50) by 13 runs Babar Azam brings out a textbook punch Getty Images In a high-scoring semi-final, Islamabad’s 380 for 2 proved just enough for Rawalpindi, beating them by 13 runs to progress to the semi-final of the Regional One-Day Cup. Rawalpindi won the toss and bowled…

February 9, 2018
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LeBron anxious to get working with new Cavs

February 9, 2018

11:05 AM ET One day after the Cavs general manager Koby Altman said Thursday’s franchise-altering deals addressed “the culture of the team and the building,” and he thinks they’ll make the team “fun to watch and fun to be around.” Can Cleveland get back to the NBA Finals and compete with Golden State? Zach Lowe looks at the three trades that might make it possible. The Cavaliers sent Isaiah Thomas,…

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Oman trounce Nepal after Kaleemullah's four-for

3:00 AM ET Oman 139 for 4 (Ilyas 46) beat Nepal 138 (Kaleemullah 4-28) by six wickets Vaibhav Wategaonkar drives through the off side during his unbeaten knock Peter Della Penna Tall medium-pacer Kaleemullah used his height and bounce to claim 4 for 28, setting up a six-wicket win for Oman over Nepal at Wanderers Affies Field. Oman chose to bowl first under heavy cloud cover. On a sluggish second-day…

February 9, 2018
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'I don't know why they gave a wicket like this' – Roshen Silva

February 9, 2018

8:43 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff If one was looking to take a bit of pleasure in the Mirpur Test, it was either in seeing a parade of spinners turning the ball a mile or watching how Roshen Silva tackled those vicious deliveries. The 29-year old may only be playing his third Test match, but he didn’t seem too perturbed by the conditions. Playing the ball as late as he could,…

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