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ICC Cricket World Cup


Venky's fired-up avatar to Kohli's domination: The story of India vs Pakistan in World Cups

May 02, 2020 9:47 am

India have won the World Cup twice, while Pakistan have got their hands on the trophy once, but even after 28 years, the latter is yet to find a way to beat their neighbours in the quadrennial event.

'Tussi legend ho': Ravi Shastri lauds Yuvraj Singh after skipping him in World Cup 2011-linked tweet

April 04, 2020 9:35 am

Yuvraj Singh played a pivotal role in India's second ODI World Cup win. He scored 362 runs from eight innings at an average of 90.50, which included one century and four half-centuries.

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.