Cricket World Cup 2019 News

Ben Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year

Ben Stokes, who guided England to victory over New Zealand in the final of the cricket World Cup, has been nominated as New Zealander of the Year.

Will take dog for walk by beach: Trent Boult on coping with World Cup final heartbreak

Trent Boult landed back in the country amid questions on how the Black Caps are coping after losing their second successive World Cup final.

Jimmy Neesham’s childhood coach dies during Super Over

Jimmy Neesham paid a tribute to his high school cricket coach David James Gordon, who died during New Zealand's World Cup 2019 final's Super Over against England.

Ravi Shastri praises Kane Williamson for showing remarkable composure despite tough loss

Williamson displayed immaculate poise during the finals even though things didn't go New Zealand's way on multiple occasions, the most prominent being the overthrow which gave six runs to England during their tense chase of 241.

Ben Stokes asked umpires not to add four overthrows to England’s total, says James Anderson

James Anderson revealed that Ben Stokes had asked the on-field umpires to take away the four overthrows, which eventually proved to be the turning point of World Cup finals.  

ICC could allow concussion substitutes from the upcoming Ashes Test series

The push for the use of concussion substitutes gained momentum after the unfortunate death of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes, who was struck on the head by a ball during a Sheffield Shield match in November 2014.

The Disappointing XI of World Cup 2019

These were players who came into the World Cup with a reputation of being potential game-changers but failed to live up to it during the tournament. Here's a list:

Where Left was Right: Left-arm seamers on a roll in World Cup 2019

Left-arm fast bowlers Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Mohammed Amir, Mustafizur Rahman, Shaheen Afridi, dominated the tournament. Starc and Rahman ended up as joint top wicket-takers with 27 and 20 wickets respectively.

England World Cup final star Ben Stokes could be knighted

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.

7 wins, 2 losses: How India’s campaign at the ICC World Cup 2019 went

Here's a look at how Virat Kohli's men have fared so far in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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

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.

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

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.