KARACHI: Karachi Kings captain Eoin Morgan admitted Islamabad United opener Luke Ronchi took the game from his team with his whirlwind knock in the qualifier in Dubai on Sunday. Ronchi smashed a 39-ball 94 not out to seal the target of 155 as Islamabad romped home in 12.3 overs with 45 balls to spare, entering the March 25 final in Karachi. Karachi Kings will now meet the winner of first eliminator between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators in Lahore on Wednesday. Morgan admitted his team's…
WELLINGTON: New Zealand wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi has retired from international cricket but will continue to play in franchise-based Twenty20 tournaments around the world, the country's cricket board said on Thursday. The 36-year-old played four one-day internationals and three T20 matches for Australia in 2008 and 2009 before switching his allegiance back to his native New Zealand in 2013. Ronchi went on to play four tests, 85 ODIs and 32 T20 matches in total with this month's Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh…
WELLINGTON: Troubled batsman Jesse Ryder's chequered past came back to haunt him Monday when New Zealand selectors left him out of a preliminary 30-man World Cup squad.
South Africa captain AB de Villiers anchored his side to a six-wicket victory over New Zealand, whose bowling and fielding was far superior to a poor batting performance in the first game of their three match one-day series on Tuesday.