Windies come up short as clinical Afghans lift title

March 26, 2018 in Sports

HARARE, Zimbabwe (CMC) — Favourites West Indies failed in their bid to put the finishing touches on an otherwise successful campaign as nemeses Afghanistan trounced them by seven wickets here yesterday to lift the ICC World Cup Qualifiers trophy. Hoping for revenge in the final at...

Update: Smith quits as Royals captain after scandal

March 26, 2018 in Sports

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Indian Premier League side Rajasthan Royals on Monday replaced Australia's Steve Smith as captain over his role in a ball-tampering controversy. Smith, who is on a $1.9-million contract with the Royals, will be replaced by India's Ajinkya Rahane as skipper for...