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Tag: Cricket World Cup 2019

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Akhtar reveals 'sad secret' about 2003 WC loss to India

New Delhi: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has revealed his “sad secret” about the 2003 World Cup match against India which his team lost by six wickets. In the group-stage match played on March 1, 2003 at Centurion in South Africa, the Pakistan team failed to defend a target of 274. India rode on Sachin […]

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Gavaskar questions Kohli's position as skipper post WC debacle

New Delhi: Following India’s World Cup exit in the semi-finals, legendary India batsman Sunil Gavaskar has questioned why Virat Kohli has automatically continued in his position as skipper even though his appointed ended with the showpiece event in England and Wales. The former India skipper feels that there should have been a formal meeting to […]

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We fancy our chances at World Test Championship: Kohli

London: Insisting that India have performed well in the recent years in Test cricket, skipper Virat Kohli believes his boys will fancy their chances of winning the inaugural ICC World Test Championship. The ICC on Monday officially launched WTC which begins with the first Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston from August 1. […]

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Stokes feels Williamson deserves New Zealander of the Year award

London: England all-rounder Ben Stokes on Tuesday turned down a nomination to be the New Zealander of the Year. He went on to add that the award would suit someone like New Zealand captain Kane Williamson. “I am flattered to be nominated for New Zealander of the Year. I am proud of my New Zealand […]

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Imam scores hundred, Pakistan post 315 for 9 but out of semifinal race

London: Placed in an unenviable position to pull off a ‘mission impossible’, Pakistan posted 315 for nine against Bangladesh in their last league stage encounter of the World Cup, here Friday. Aware that the situation demanded them to beat Bangladesh by 300-plus runs to qualify for the semifinals, Pakistan needed to put on board a […]

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Rohit joins Sangakara for most tons in single WC edition

Birmingham: India opener Rohit Sharma added another feather to his illustrious career on Tuesday as he equalled former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakara’s record of most centuries in a single edition of the World Cup. Rohit, who is in exceptional form, took 90 deliveries to notch up his fourth ODI century – and his 26th […]

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Mayank to join Team India in Leeds on Wednesday

London: Right-handed batsman Mayank Agarwal, who has been named as replacement for Vijay Shankar for the ongoing World Cup, will join Team India in Leeds on Wednesday, BCCI confirmed this development in a statement on Tuesday. Shankar was on Monday ruled out of the World Cup as he sustained a toe injury in the nets […]

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Team India 'Ready To Rumble' In New Jersey Against England

New Delhi: The Indian cricket team will be seen in a new avatar when they face England in the much-anticipated World Cup clash at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. The Men in Blue will be sporting a new ‘away jersey’ — which has splattering of orange on the shoulders and the back — in […]

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World Cup: India Beat West Indies By 125 Runs

Manchester: Bowlers powered India to big win over West Indies in the 34th match of ICC World Cup 2019 at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester. Team India defeated Windies by a huge margin of 125 runs. Shami scalped 4 wickets while Bumrah & Chahal picked 2 each. Virat Kohli was adjudged the Man-of-the-Match. Skipper Virat Kohli […]

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Pakistan fan sings Indian national anthem, wins hearts

Manchester: Keeping the age-old rivalry aside, a Pakistan supporter was seen singing the Indian national anthem before the two teams crossed swords for their marquee World Cup clash at Old Trafford on Sunday. Clad in a black t-shirt with the Pakistan flag around his neck, the fan was singing the anthem aloud and even those […]

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Rohit smashes ton, breaks 23-yr old record with Rahul

Manchester: India’s vice-captain Rohit Sharma struck his 24th ODI hundred as India was placed in a comfortable position against Pakistan in their heavyweight World Cup clash on Sunday. Rohit looked in sublime touch from the word go and brought up his third century in World Cups in vintage fashion. He got to his 100 in […]

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Top 5 controversial moments in Ind-Pak encounters

New Delhi: Whenever India play Pakistan in a cricket match, there’s bound to be some drama as players are high on adrenaline, not willing to let their foot down to outplay the opposition. Whether it comes to skills or verbal exchanges, players of both the teams leave no stone unturned to emerge victorious. With all […]

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Pacers, Root set up England's overwhelming eight-wicket win over West Indies

Southampton: Joe Root hit his second century of the tournament after England pace battery tormented the West Indies batsmen to set up a thumping eight-wicket win in their World Cup match here Friday. West Indies got a taste of their own medicine — they had troubled the Pakistanis with bouncers in their only win thus […]

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Have learnt from mistakes of 2017 Champions Trophy: Kohli

Southhampton: India skipper Virat Kohli believes that his team has learnt from the mistakes of the 2017 Champions Trophy when they lost to arch-rivals Pakistan in the final and the captain has said that introducing wrist spinners in the side was a step in that direction. The Men in Blue will start their campaign in […]

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Muller wishes Kohli, team India good luck for WC

London: German forward Thomas Muller on Monday shared a picture of himself in the Indian cricket jersey and a cricket bat in his left hand and wished good luck to participants of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, currently underway in England and Wales. In his wish, Muller made a special mention of Indian skipper […]

We now have lot of options in the run up to the 2019 World Cup: Kohli

Kolkata: The success of the two wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal has kept the competition going for slots in the Indian team and augurs well in the run up to the World Cup in 2019, skipper Virat Kohli said here on Thursday. The team now had lot of options, and all bases were […]

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