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Tag: Cricket World Cup

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Yuvraj thanks Guru Gary, but says no favours on June 5

New Delhi: Ahead of India’s much anticipated World Cup opener against South Africa on June 5 at the Ageas Bowl in Hampshire, host broadcasters Star Sports have come out with a masterstroke of an advertisement. In the latest advertisement, while the Indian fans are shown talking about their love for former coach Gary Kirsten — […]

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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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Tahir becomes 1st spinner to bowl opening over at WC

London: South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir scripted his name in the history books on Thursday as he became the first spinner to bowl the first ball of a World Cup. After electing to bowl against England in the opening match at The Oval, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis surprised everyone by bringing in Tahir […]

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Did you know! Dhoni set field for Bangladesh while batting

Cardiff (England): Even at 37, M.S. Dhoni manages to surprise cricket fans all across the globe. Be it his power-hitting or his extraordinary glove-work, Dhoni just keeps on raising the bar for himself and his fellow cricketers. Not just his batting and wicket-keeping, even his on-field presence proves to be a blessing for Virat Kohli […]

Brendon McCullum
Dhoni puts opposition under pressure: McCullum

Mumbai: With the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 just around the corner, all eyes will be on Team India which is seen as the most strong contender and on former captain MS Dhoni who is probably featuring in his last World Cup. Experts of the game believe the stumper will be a major weapon in […]

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Cricket World Cup undergoes several changes in its 44-year history

New Delhi: Since its inception in 1975, the ICC World Cup has witnessed several changes. While defending champions Australia are the most successful nation with five titles, India and West Indies have two each, and Pakistan and Sri Lanka one World Cup each. The first three One-Day International (ODI) World Cups were hosted by England, […]

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Indian selectors to meet on Feb 15 to pick squad for Australia series; focus on workload management

New Delhi: Two cricket World Cup wins in 44 years, yet the flame carried in the hearts and minds of savants in India burns. As a top tier team, India once again is in search of the Golden Fleece. Workload management of the stars will be on top of the mind when the selectors meet […]

Gautam Gambhir
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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Is India's Cricket World Cup Squad Finalised? Here's What Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri Reveal

Mumbai: As India prepares for the challenging tour to Australia, that includes four Tests, three ODIs and as many T20Is, head coach Ravi Shastri on Thursday said the time for “chopping and changing” in the ODI format is over and the team management will work on picking the top 15 for the ICC World Cup […]

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Thus spake the former captain on cricket then & now!

He sported the same demeanour as he used to years ago walking into the stadium ring. He walked just as tall, smart and confident. Though the cricketing pads, gloves and bat were no where near him,  his nonchalance in a dark blue jacket with a pocket square lent a mellowed grace to his personality. Dilip […]

MS Dhoni rested for world cup 2019
MS Dhoni given break for World Cup 2019?

No sooner than the former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was dropped from the Indian T20I squads for the three-match rubber against the West Indies and also the subsequent three T20I matches against Australia, speculations were rife that this may be end of chapter for the World Cup winning captain. BCCI’s chairman of selectors MSK […]

De Villiers, Behardien help Proteas crush UAE by 146 runs

Skipper A.B. de Villiers (82-ball 99) and Farhaan Behardien (64 not out in 31 balls) helped South Africa defeat the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by 146 runs in a cricket World Cup Pool A game at the Westpac Stadium here on Thursday

New Zealand beat Australia in thriller, enter WC quarters

Auckland, Feb 28 (PTI) New Zealand today became the first team to enter the Cricket World Cup quarterfinals, clinching a nerve-wrecking one-wicket triumph over four-time champions Australia after dismissing them for their second lowest tournament total in a pool A thriller here today. In a low-scoring match that went right down to the wire, the […]

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Injured Ishant ruled out of World Cup, Mohit to replace him

India's senior-most pacer Ishant Sharma was today ruled out of the Cricket World Cup owing to a knee injury after he was the only one among the four injured cricketers who failed in the fitness test

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Adaptability will be key to India's success: Dhoni

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday said adaptability will be the key to success for the defending champions in the cricket World Cup starting Feb 14

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Yuvraj is not someone who will melt like snow, says Yograj

Chandigarh: His son and hero of the 2011 cricket World Cup may have been ignored for the next month's mega event, but cricketer-turned-actor Yograj Singh today said the development has not affected Yuvraj Singh's spirits as he is a tough guy who does not melt like snow and exuded confidence that he will bounce back soon.

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