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Jimmy Neesham Mocks Belated ICC Boundary Rule Change

New Delhi: New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham has poked fun at the International Cricket Council (ICC) after they scrapped the controversial boundary rule which saw the Black Caps lose the 2019 World Cup title to England. “Next on the agenda: Better binoculars for the ice spotters on the Titanic,” Neesham wrote on Twitter on Tuesday […]

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ICC Scraps Boundary Count Rule That Decided 2019 World Cup

New Delhi: The contentious boundary count rule that resulted in England winning the 2019 World Cup despite the final against New Zealand ending in a tie has been scrapped by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and will no longer be used at future ICC events. The ICC’s Chief Executive Committee on Monday, however, agreed that […]

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'Sharing' WC Title Must Be Considered: NZ Coach

London: New Zealand head coach Gary Stead believes the possibility of sharing the World Cup is something that “should be considered” by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after the Black Caps lost to England in the finals of the 2019 World Cup at Lord’s. On Sunday, two dramatic run-outs in the final over of England’s […]

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Kohli sweats it out ahead of West Indies clash

Manchester: The Virat Kohli-led Indian team is currently unbeaten in the ongoing 2019 World Cup and the skipper is leaving no stones unturned to keep the winning momentum going. Even though the players have been given a couple of days off after the win over Afghanistan, Kohli has been sweating it out in the gym. […]

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I am more positive now after WC snub: Pant

Southampton: Stumper batsman Rishabh Pant is positive despite the World Cup snub, after joining the Indian squad as a replacement to the injured Shikhar Dhawan. “When I didn’t get selected, I thought may be I didn’t do something right, so I became more positive and focused on how to improve myself. Then I did well […]

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Warner ton propels Oz to win over fighting Bangladesh

Nottingham: David Warner slammed his 16th ODI hundred to help Australia register a 48-run victory over Bangladesh who fought valiantly but in the end fell short, in a rain-interrupted World Cup clash on Thursday. Australia posted a mammoth 381/5 in 50 overs after electing to bat first, their second highest score in World Cups. Warner, […]

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Williamson's ton guides NZ to thrilling win over S.Africa

Birmingham: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson led from the front and showed nerves of steel with a masterful unbeaten hundred as he guided his team to a four-wicket win over South Africa in a thrilling World Cup clash here on Wednesday. Williamson remained not out on 106 off 138 balls, his innings decorated with nine […]

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Dhawan ruled out of WC with fractured thumb

New Delhi: Team India suffered a huge jolt on Tuesday as opener Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of the remaining part of the 2019 World Cup with a fractured thumb. Dhawan was hit by a ball from Nathan Coulter-Nile during his brilliant century against Australia at The Oval on Sunday. He was in pain but […]

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Team India trolled for 'fun day out in the woods'

London: The Board of Control for Cricket in India tweeted images of the Indian team enjoying some quality time away from the nets before their 2019 World Cup campaign starts. The pictures were posted with a caption, “Snapshots from #TeamIndia’s fun day out in the woods (sic.)” Immediately, there were hundreds of responses and most […]

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World Cup: South Africa bowlers claw back as England finish on 311/8

London: Failure of the England batsmen to convert starts saw them post 311/8 against South Africa in the opening game of the 2019 World Cup at the Kennington Oval on Thursday. Riding on fifties from Jason Roy (54), Joe Root (51), Eoin Morgan (57) and Ben Stokes (89), the hosts ensured that the failures of […]

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Rahul, Dhoni hit tons but concerns remain at top for India

Cardiff: A new day, but it was the same old story for the Indian top-order as the overcast conditions got the better of the much-famed batting line-up in their warm-up game against Bangladesh in Cardiff. While New Zealand had gone for the kill after sniffing blood, the Bangladesh bowlers couldn’t manage the same as the […]

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India can dominate world cricket thanks to bowlers: Lee

New Delhi: Brett Lee knows a thing or two about being part of great bowling lineups. In his illustrious international career, Lee has shared the dressing room with Glenn McGrath, Shane Warne, Jason Gillespie and then the generation that came after that included a young and fiery Shaun Tait and Mitchell Johnson. So when the […]

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Variety in bowling makes India strong contender: Chappell

New Delhi: Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell believes the Virat Kohli-led India has variety in their bowling department, making them a strong contender to win the 2019 World Cup beginning May 30 in England and Wales. Chappell said the team which has the ability to pick wickets at regular intervals, particularly in the middle overs, […]

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Kohli, Buttler, Warner: Waugh's top 3 batsmen for WC

Melbourne: Former Australia batsman Mark Waugh has picked the top three ODI batsmen he would be looking forward to in the upcoming World Cup beginning on May 30 in England and Wales. Indian skipper Virat Kohli was the first choice of Waugh. “Definitely Virat Kohli,” Waugh told cricket.com.au. “He’s No.1.” Kohli, regarded by many as the […]

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ICC releases official 2019 World Cup song

London: The International Cricket Council on Friday released the official song for the World Cup – named ‘Stand By’ – by LORYN and Rudimental across all streaming platforms. ‘Stand By’ – a collaboration between new artist LORYN and one of the UK’s most successful and influential acts, Rudimental – will be played in ground and […]

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Extremely difficult to pick a winner in 2019 World Cup: ICC CEO

Gurugram: The ICC World Cup in England and Wales is hardly five months away and the mind games and predictions have already begun, with the ICC CEO David Richardson on Thursday saying it is very difficult to pick a clear winner even as he backed India and England for leading the race. Richardson, who was […]

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Ashwin must be considered for 2019 World Cup: Gambhir

Bengaluru: Former opener Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday backed Ravichandran Ashwin’s return to the ODI squad ahead of the World Cup, saying a finger-spinner like him could be as effective as a wrist-spinner in English conditions. Ashwin last played for India in coloured clothing in July 2017. Wrist-spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have since then […]

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India favourites for 2019 World Cup: Ganguly

New Delhi: Former skipper Sourav Ganguly believes India will go to any World Cup as favourites, whether they win or not, thanks to their consistency and quality. The cricketing great said that India was one of the title contenders in the 2003, 2007 editions of the World Cups and went on to lift the trophy […]

Sri Lanka qualify for 2019 cricket World Cup

Dubai: Sri Lanka have qualified for the 2019 World Cup after the West Indies lost the first One-Day International (ODI) against England at Old Trafford, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed. “With September 30, 2017, set as the cut-off date for automatic qualification for the ICC’s pinnacle 50-over tournament, the Windies (78 points) now cannot […]