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Cricket World Cup 2019


India’s young cricketers need to ask: Does sledging fit in with who they want to be?

February 14, 2020 12:45 pm

Till an honest answer arrives, live cricket should come with a disclaimer about offensive content.

'This was important': Sachin Tendulkar lauds ICC's Super Over rule change

October 16, 2019 3:04 pm

Sachin Tendulkar had earlier recommended the removal of the same rule to ascertain the result of a knockout game. In case of a tie in the super over, the teams will continue to repeat the process until there is a clear winner.

World Cup final best and worst day of my cricketing career, says Martin Guptill

July 23, 2019 5:14 pm

Hosts England lifted their maiden World Cup owing to a superior boundary count after Guptill was run-out off the last ball of the Super Over.

Another super over should decide winner instead of boundaries: Sachin Tendulkar

July 16, 2019 8:56 pm

Current and former cricketers including Rohit Sharma, Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh, have also questioned ICC's "ridiculous" rule on boundary count that decided the World Cup title.

I see no reason why New Zealand can't be competing for title in 2023 World Cup: Vettori

July 16, 2019 8:58 pm

Vettori said that both teams were incredible, each had times where they were on top and in control before it was wrestled back, so there were so many parts that you could analyse and deconstruct from the match.

Jofra Archer brings out his best despite receiving news of cousin's murder during World Cup

July 16, 2019 7:12 pm

Jofra Archer's cousin Ashantio Blackman,24, was killed outside his home in St Philip, eastern Barbados, on May 31. Blackman was shot dead the day after England's World Cup campaign started with a 104-run win against South Africa.

England World Cup final star Ben Stokes could be knighted

July 17, 2019 12:48 pm

Stokes who was also awarded man of the match in the final scored 84 runs, playing an important role in manoeuvring his side to the World Cup glory. This was England's maiden World cup title after a wait of 44 years.

Sachin Tendulkar picks Jonny Bairstow over MS Dhoni in his World Cup XI

July 16, 2019 4:18 pm

Bairstow, who is not even the first choice keeper in the English team in which Jos Butler is preferred, made the cut as the stumper-batsman in Tendulkar's XI ahead of the more experienced Dhoni.

Amitabh Bachchan rips apart ICC boundary rule that made England world champions

July 16, 2019 2:56 pm

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter and criticised the ICC rule in the most amusing and hilarious manner.

The greatest game

July 16, 2019 12:47 am

2019 cricket World Cup final shows how sport enhances life, reconfirms the power of self-belief


Happy Birthday, Dhoni: A look at MS Dhoni's iconic hairstyles over the years

July 08, 2019 7:22 am

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not only known for his incredible skills on the cricket field, but also for donning different hairstyles on and off the field. From his 2005 debut with a long flowing mane to trimmed sides, here is a look at some of his most popular hairstyles as he turns a year older.

Hair, There and Everywhere: Cricket World Cup 2019 fever grips India

May 31, 2019 12:48 pm

The teenagers of Dadar have cut and painted their hair to make it look like the World Cup trophy as the tournament fever grips the country ahead of India's first clash against South Africa.