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ICC T20 World Cup 2012 final: West Indies vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

Live score and match updates of ICC ICC T20 World Cup 2012 final between West Indies and Sri Lanka.

Pakistan team gets backing of PCB chairman

PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf today backed the Pakistan cricket team, which lost in the semifinals of the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, saying the players performance was satisfactory.

ICC suspends six International umpires caught in match fixing

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday suspended the six umpires caught in a TV sting, which alleged that they were willing to fix Twenty20 matches, pending the completion of an inquiry against them.

SLC, PCB launch probe in umpiring fixing case

Sri Lanka Cricket and Pakistan Cricket Board today began investigations into the television sting operation which alleged that the umpires were willing to fix T20 matches.

Lankan umpire Dissanayaka rubbishes fixing allegations

Gamini Dissanayaka, one of three local umpires implicated by an Indian TV channel over a match fixing inquiry outrightly rejected the accusation.

Sarfraz calls on ``most dishonest captain`` Hafeez to resign as T20 skipper

Former Pakistan bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has slammed T20 captain Mohammad Hafeez for the national team`s ouster from the World Twenty20 semi-finals in Sri Lanka, and said the latter should resign as T20 captain.

T20 World Cup gift for fans worldwide: Windies Cricket chief

West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Julian Hunte says the West Indies` sensational performance to win the Twenty20 World Cup was a great gift to supporters all over the world.

Six cricket umpires involved in match-fixing: Report

Close on the heels of five Indian cricketers found involved in spot-fixing, a latest sting operation has revealed that six umpires were ready to be bribed during the recently concluded Twenty20 World Cup and Sri Lanka Premier League in August.

ICC World T20: Sri Lanka fans hang themselves to death after defeat

Two Sri Lankan youth unable to put up with the national team`s defeat in the ICC World Twenty20 cricket final against the West Indies have committed suicide, police said here today.

Virat Kohli lone Indian in ICC World T20 XI

Young Virat Kohli was the lone Indian cricketer to find a place in the ICC World Twenty20 men`s XI of the tournament, which was dominated by champions West Indies and runners-up Sri Lanka.

Hafeez claims team management dropped Razzaq from WC T20 Cup semi-final clash

Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez has said it was not his decision but the team management’s to oust Abdul Razzaq from the World Twenty20 Cup semi-final clash against Sri Lanka.

ICC World T20: Jayawardene insists quitting captaincy nothing to do with WC final loss

Mahela Jayawardene has relinquished team’s Twenty20 captaincy after they lost World Cup final by 36 runs to West Indies in Colombo on Sunday, and he insisted the decision to quit as captain had nothing to do with their fourth consecutive loss in the finals of a major ICC tournament since 2007.

Razzaq likely to face disciplinary action over Hafeez selection spat

Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq is likely to face disciplinary action from the Pakistan Cricket Board due to his outburst against captain Mohammad Hafeez.

‘Ultra reliable’ Hussey’s T20 run may be over, says skipper Bailey

Australia Twenty20 captain George Bailey has said squads for this summer`s three T20I internationals would be selected with an eye on the next World T20.

Mithali best-placed Indian women in ICC rankings

Skipper Mithali Raj is the highest placed Indian in the latest ICC T20I Women`s Rankings as she remained static in the third position.

India slip a rung to 3rd in ICC T20 rankings

The Indian cricket team`s disastrous World Twenty20 campaign has pushed it to third place in the ICC T20 rankings.