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Tag: Icc World Cup 2019

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BCCI to check on Kohli-Rohit rift, split captaincy an option

London: Ever since India’s ouster in the semi-final of the 2019 World Cup, there have been a lot of talks about the areas where the team lacked and also how it was too reliant on the duo of skipper Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma when it came to scoring runs. While this has […]

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Williamson becomes captain with most runs in a single WC

London: New Zealand’s Kane Williamson on Sunday became the captain with most number of runs in a single World Cup, breaking the 12-year-old record of former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene who had amassed 548 runs in the 2007 edition of the showpiece event. Williamson achieved the feat when he opened his account in the […]

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India restrict New Zealand to 211/5 in 46.1 overs before rain stopped play

Manchester: Indian bowlers maintained their stranglehold on the opposition with another splendid performance, restricting New Zealand to a sub-par 211 for five when rain stopped play in the first semi-final of the World Cup here Tuesday. Despite half-centuries from skipper Kane Williamson (67 off 95 balls) and veteran Ross Taylor (67 no off 85 balls), […]

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Dhoni turns to 'former spinner' Shastri for advice

Leeds: For all talks of his gritty knocks as an opener and his brilliant man-management skills, what many forget is how useful a left-arm spinner current India coach Ravi Shastri was in his playing days. With 151 wickets in Test cricket and 129 wickets in ODIs, Shastri definitely knew a thing or two about spinning […]

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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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WC lacking feel, ICC should do more to spread the game: Bhutia

Kolkata: Indian football icon Bhaichung Bhutia said on Thursday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) should make ‘serious efforts’ to spread the game of cricket to other countries as the World Cup is lacking its charm. “I’m finding this World Cup completely ‘South Asia Cup’… It’s like Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India only. Another […]

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Kohli joins Smith in elite World Cup list

Birmingham: Indian skipper Virat Kohli scored yet another half-century in the ongoing World Cup during his side’s 31-run loss to England at Edgbaston. On Sunday, Kohli scored his fifth fifty on the trot in the ongoing tournament and became the second batsman after Australia’s Steve Smith to score five consecutive half centuries in a World […]

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World Cup: Clinical England beat India to keep semis hopes alive 

Birmingham: The stage was set for a vintage M.S. Dhoni finish as India needed 104 off the last 10 overs with the former India skipper just in and warming up at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Sunday. But his attempt to take the game deep saw India left with 57 needed off the last 18 […]

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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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Kohli becomes fastest to score 20000 international runs

Manchester: India skipper Virat Kohli added another feather to his cap as he became the fastest batsman to score 20,000 international runs when he reached 37 against the West Indies during their World Cup tie at the Old Trafford on Thursday. He also registered 9,000 runs batting at the number three spot. Kohli had started […]

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Australia Outclass England By 64 Runs On Way To Semifinals

London: It was reminiscent of the Australian swagger of yore as Aaron Finch’s pacers bossed arch-rivals England on their way to the World Cup semifinals with a 64-run victory here Tuesday. While Australia became the first team to reach the semifinals of the showpiece, England’s defeat, their second straight following the stunning reverse to Sri […]

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Injured Andre Russell ruled out of WC 2019

London: West Indies’ all-rounder Andre Russell was on Monday ruled out of the ongoing 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup owing to a hamstring injury. He will now be replaced by 26-year-old batsman Sunil Ambris and will join up with his team in preparation for his side’s match against India at Old Trafford on Thursday. Russell, […]

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Shami registers last-over hattrick as India beat Afghanistan in last-over thriller

Southampton: Mohammed Shami’s last-over hattrick saved India from a mighty scare after they managed to pip Afghanistan by 11 runs to inch closer towards World Cup semi-finals, as brilliant death bowling compensated for an inexplicable batting display here Saturday. Shami (9.5-1-40-4), playing his first match, not only successfully defended 16 runs off the last over […]

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Afghan spinners restrict Indian batsmen to 224/8

Southampton: Afghanistan tweakers spun a web around Indian batsmen to restrict them to 224/8 in 50 overs despite half centuries from skipper Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav in a World Cup clash here on Saturday. This is India’s lowest first innings total batting all 50 overs since 2010. Kohli struck his third consecutive fifty with […]

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Captain Morgan smashes records, England pummel Afghanistan

Manchester: England captain Eoin Morgan smashed a world record 17 sixes in his blistering 71-ball-148 as the hosts crushed Afghanistan by 150 runs in a World Cup encounter here on Tuesday. England scored their highest World Cup total 397 for 6 riding on brilliant batting performances of Morgan, Joe Root (88 off 82) and Jonny […]

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Morgan slams 4th fastest WC ton, hits most sixes in an ODI

Manchester: England captain Eoin Morgan on Tuesday created a new world record for maximum sixes in an ODI innings as he hit 17 sixes en route to his breathtaking 148 off just 71 balls against Afghanistan in their World Cup tie at Old Trafford. The previous record (16 sixes) was held jointly by Chris Gayle, […]

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Shakib's master class hundred scripts Bangladesh's memorable World Cup win over Windies

Taunton: All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan struck a magnificient unbeaten 124 to help Bangladesh record a comprehensive seven-wicket victory over the West Indies and script the second highest successful run chase in World Cup history here on Monday. The 32-year-old Shakib (124 off 99 balls) produced a batting master class as he led Bangladesh to a […]

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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 […]

Bhuvneshwar ruled out of next 2-3 games due to hamstring niggle: Kohli

Manchester: Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was on Sunday ruled out of India’s, at least, next two World Cup games after developing a niggle in his left hamstring during the clash against Pakistan. The paceman walked off the field without completing his third over and India skipper Virat Kohli confirmed that he will be replaced by Mohammed […]

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Ranveer Singh makes his commentary debut in World Cup

London: Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh made his commentary debut with Star Sports alongside cricket stars Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Ranveer, known for his passion for cricket, entertained fans with a segment where he interacted with cricket stars such as Gavaskar, Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Brian Lara and Ramiz Raja, […]

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Kohli becomes fastest batsman to score 11,000 runs

Manchester: India skipper Virat Kohli rose to the challenge on Sunday against Pakistan and added another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest player in the history of the game to cross the 11,000-run mark in ODIs. Kohli achieved the feat in 222 innings, going past Sachin Tendulkar who took 276 knocks to go […]

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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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Kohli not focussed on individual competition with Amir

Manchester: On the eve of the marquee India-Pakistan clash at the World Cup, India captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday that while Mohammad Amir remained a threat, his team will focus on the other bowlers as much as on the left-arm speedster. “I am not going to say anything for TRPs,” Kohli said in the […]

In-form India outclass Australia in World Cup

London: Shikhar Dhawan smashed a century as India produced a masterful batting display to beat a spirited Australia by 36 runs in a marquee World Cup clash at the Kennington Oval here on Sunday. Playing in front a large number of Indian spectators, Dhawan starred in the run-fest with a strokeful 117 while skipper Virat […]

South Africa opt to bat against India

Southampton: South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to bat against India in their World Cup fixture at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday. South Africa have brought in Hashim Amla and Tabraiz Shamsi whereas India have left out Mohammad Shami, Vijay Shankar, Ravindra Jadeja and Dinesh Karthik from their squad for […]

Pakistan bounce back with 14-run win over England

Nottingham: Joe Root (107 off 104) and Jos Buttler’s (103 off 76) centuries were of no use as England suffered a 14-run defeat against Pakistan at the Tent Bridge here on Monday. Chasing an imposing 349-run target, the hosts could manage 334/9 in the allotted 50 overs, thanks to Wahab Riaz, who scalped 3/82 while […]

Tendulkar to make his commentary debut in WC opener

Mumbai: Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will be making his on-air expert debut with the World Cup beginning on Thursday in England and Wales. Tendulkar will grace the commentary box during the tournament opener between England and South Africa to be played at The Oval, London. The Master Blaster will join the Philips Hue Cricket […]

Kohli is the 'form batsman' for last 12 months: Buttler

New Delhi: England batsman Jos Buttler has taken world cricket by storm in the past year and if the recent series against Pakistan was anything to go by, he will be the biggest threat for opposition bowlers as teams gear up to play in the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. Despite dominating the […]

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Kedhar Jadhav declared fit, no changes in India WC squad

New Delhi: All-rounder Kedar Jadhav, who had sustained a shoulder injury during the recently concluded edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been declared fit, ensuring no changes will be made to the 15-member India squad for the upcoming World Cup beginning May 30 in England and Wales. According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, […]

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Howzat! Bars, restaurants gear up for World Cup frenzy

New Delhi: Get bowled over curated drinks, themed food and big screens as bars and restaurant in Delhi-NCR get set to take the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 frenzy to the next level. The World Cup in England and Wales will begin with the warm-up sessions from May 24 and the championship begins from May 30. […]

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2019 World Cup: India to face Pakistan on June 16

Kolkata: India will take on Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2019 on June 16 at Old Trafford, a BCCI official said on Tuesday. Cut to 10 teams from 14, the World Cup next year will be in round-robin format where every team which play each other. At the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executives […]

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