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Cricket World Cup


New Zealand were lucky to reach World Cup final: Brendon McCullum

September 14, 2020 4:14 pm

New Zealand had lost the dramatic World Cup final to hosts England on boundary count-back rule after scores were tied even after the super over.

Pakistan Cricket Board wants written clearance from BCCI to play in two World Cups in India

June 25, 2020 8:22 am

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked the ICC to get written assurances from the BCCI that its team would face no problems getting visas to play in the 2021 T20 World Cup and the 2023 50 over World Cup in India.

'World Cup semifinal loss to New Zealand still haunts us': KL Rahul

April 25, 2020 10:28 pm

"I still wake up to that nightmare sometimes," said KL Rahul talking about the semifinal of the 2019 World Cup, where India had lost to New Zealand by 18 runs.

ICC postpones World Cup qualifiers due to coronavirus

March 26, 2020 2:26 pm

As many as eight events will now be postponed due to ICC's decision of postponing all World Cup qualifying events scheduled to take place before June 30.

Cricket World Cup trumps elections in Google India's 'Year in Search' chart

December 11, 2019 8:45 pm

Following the Cricket World Cup in the 'Year in Search' list were the Lok Sabha elections, the launch of Chandrayaan 2, and Kabir Singh.

When Steve Bucknor robbed Dinesh Mongia of Ricky Ponting's wicket and India of 2003 World Cup win

March 23, 2020 9:51 am

Dinesh Mongia may have not had much success as a left-arm spinner but in the final, he almost got the big wicket of Australian skipper Ricky Ponting who scored an unbeaten 140 and took Australia to a mammoth total in World Cup 2003 final

USA begin World Cup 2023 bid with first ODI on home soil

September 13, 2019 4:07 pm

The match at Lauderhill's Central Broward Regional Park is part of a tri-series with Namibia, and also a seven-team competition which will reward the top three sides with berths in the final round of qualifiers for the 2023 World Cup in India.

Moeen Ali eyes Virat Kohli's wicket in Birmingham

June 29, 2019 2:45 pm

England looked on course for a semifinal spot before back-to-back losses against Sri Lanka and Australia derailed their campaign and they will now need to win their remaining two fixtures against India and New Zealand to reach the knockout stage.

Mumbai: Two arrested from Juhu hotel for betting on India-West Indies match

June 29, 2019 8:05 am

Following a tip-off, the Juhu police reportedly raided the Sun N Sand Hotel at 10.30 pm on Thursday and caught the two bookies — Dharmaraj Vala (42) and Amrish Brahmabhatt (43) — from a room in the fourth floor of the hotel.

Four held for running cricket betting racket in Mumbai hotel

June 27, 2019 7:52 am

On Tuesday night, a team led by senior Inspector Bharat Bhoite, attached with the Matunga police, raided Ramee Guestline hotel in Dadar East.


From England's World Cup win to PV Sindhu's gold, moments of sporting greatness in 2019

December 19, 2019 7:37 pm

A look back on the year which started off with Naomi Osaka lifting the Australian Open title and ended with Lionel Messi winning his record sixth Ballon d'Or.