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ICC Cricket World Cup


Explained: Why Sarfaraz Ahmed has been sacked as Pakistan's Test and T20 captain

October 19, 2019 5:28 pm

With less than a year for the T20 World Cup, Pakistan, the number one T20I side, was shot a wakeup call by an understrength Sri Lanka at home.

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.

The most unique celebrations by bowlers at the 2019 Cricket World Cup

July 15, 2019 6:37 pm

There were many unusual and amusing celebrations by the bowlers during the World Cup. Here is a list of celebrations that stood out.

World Cup 2019 Awards Winners: Man of the Tournament and Man of the Match

July 15, 2019 12:43 pm

Cricket World Cup 2019 Awards Winners List: Kane Williamson awarded with the Man of the Tournament and Ben Stokes awarded with the Man of the Match award at the Lord's.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Jason Roy and Kumar Dharmasena's foes-turn-friends moment!

July 14, 2019 8:59 pm

Jason Roy told Dharmasena," To get out like that was slightly disappointing and I probably showed it more than I should have. But it is a professional sport, and emotions run high. You have to ride the wave and we’re in the final now."

You always don't need to play perfect game to win: New Zealand coach

July 12, 2019 9:40 pm

On the eve of the final, New Zealand coach Gary Stead said that the Kiwis who were a part of the 2015 final would be able to tell what not to repeat this time.