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Tag: World Cup

IPL 2022
IPL 2022: With World Cup in sight, many Indian batters are yet to be at their peak best

With T20I matches coming against South Africa, England, West Indies, Australia apart from an Asia Cup in the mix, performances in IPL 2022 will give the Indian selectors a look at how the national side players are performing in the extravagant league

Ronaldo, Messi To Play From The Same Team!
Ronaldo, Messi To Play From The Same Team!

Lionel Messi has returned to Argentina's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Ecuador, the Argentine Football Association said on Sunday.

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Mithali Raj Becomes First Woman Cricketer To Appear At Six Cricket World Cups

It was New Zealand Debbie Hockley who previously held the record having made her debut on 10 January 1982 with her last match the 2000 final on December 23, 24 days after Mithali's debut.

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Ravi Shastri Interview On Virat Kohli’s Failure: ‘Many Big Players Have Not Won World Cup’

Ravi Shastri Interview On Virat Kohli’s Failure: ‘Many Big Players Have Not Won World Cup’

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Ranveer Singh Embodied Kapil Dev
WATCH: How Ranveer Singh Embodied Kapil Dev In ‘83’, Director Kabir Khan Reveals

Director Kabir Khan explained the toughest part of working on ‘83’ and the way actor Ranveer Singh got into the skin of his character and embodied former cricketer Kapil Dev. Film ‘83’ is based on true events of the Indian cricket team winning its first ever cricket World Cup in 1983 at the iconic Lord’s in London.

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Yash Dhull To Lead India In ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2022
India Squad For U-19 World Cup Announced, Delhi's Yash Dhul

Dhull, a right-handed middle-order batter, was a leading run-getter in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy earlier this year. He averaged 75.50 for his 302 runs for the Delhi Districts & Cricket Association (DDCA) in the five matches that the team played during the tournament.

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ICC Re-Introduces Champions Trophy, Adds Teams To Men's World Cups

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday re-introduced men's Champions Trophy and expanded the number of competing teams in both the men's 50-over World Cup and T20 World Cup in the 2024-2031 cycle of events.

World Cup: Ganemat Sekhon Clinches India's First Medal In Women's Skeet
World Cup: Ganemat Sekhon Clinches India's First Medal In Women's Skeet

New Delhi: India’s Ganemat Sekhon won a bronze medal in the women’s skeet event while Gurjoat Khangura finished sixth in the men’s category in the World Cup at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Ranges on Sunday. Ganemat, 20, shot 40 points out of 60 shots in the final to finish third, behind Kazakhstan’s Zoya Kravchenko who […]

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Yuvraj Singh Was Handled Unprofessionally At The End Of His Career

New Delhi: Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh feels he was handled very unprofessionally towards the end of his career. Yuvraj, who is regarded as one of the finest all-rounders ever to play the game, pulled down curtains over his trophy-laden career in June last year. Citing examples of few previous greats, who had similar illustrious […]

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June 25, 1983: When Kapil Dev & Co. Created History

London: It was on June 25, 1983 that Team India, under the leadership of Kapil Dev, defied all odds and won their first-ever World Cup trophy. India had entered the World Cup with zero expectations and nobody really considered them as a title contender, considering the inexperience the team had of playing ODI cricket. Before […]

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ICC still go ahead with T20 World Cup in Oct-Nov? Players not so confident

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) might be keeping its fingers crossed when it comes to answering queries on the fate of the T20 World Cup slated to be held in Australia in October-November (due to the coronavirus outbreak), but cricketers dont seem that confident when it comes to the mega event going ahead […]

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India's Australia Tour Lesser Logistical Challenge Than T20 World Cup: BCCI Treasurer

New Delhi: It is premature to talk about resumption of cricket but India’s tour of Australia later this year is likely to go ahead, BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal said on Friday, downplaying the logistical issues likely to arise because of the COVID-19 pandemic. To ensure that the high-profile tour, starting in October, goes on as […]

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Teams Don't Take 'Women In Blue' Lightly Anymore: Mithali Raj

New Delhi: India ODI skipper Mithali Raj wants to add that elusive World Cup trophy to her cabinet before calling time on her illustrious career. Raj helped India reach final of the tournament on two occasions — 2005 and 2017 — but the ‘Women in Blue’ suffered heartbreaks against Australia and England respectively. Mithali Raj […]

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India Beat Bangladesh By 18 Runs In Women's T20 World Cup

Perth: Spinner Poonam Yadav claimed three wickets as India defeated Bangladesh by 18 runs in a Group A match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup here on Monday. Invited to bat, India posted a competitive 142 for 6 and then returned to restrict Bangladesh to 124 for 8 to notch up their second successive […]

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Sathiyan Bows Out Of TT WC In Round Of 16

Chengdu (China): Star Indian paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Men’s World Cup after losing his Round of 16 matches to Germany’s Timo Bull. Sathiyan, who made it to the main draw after defeating Simon Gauzy of France and Jonathan Groth of Denmark in the preliminary […]

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India Aim To Wrap SA T20I Series In Bengaluru

Bengaluru: After a commanding performance in Mohali, Team India will aim to seal the three-match series when they enter the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium for the third and final T20I against South Africa on Sunday. With a washout in the first game in Dharamsala, both the teams were looking to take the upper hand and take an […]

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2020 Women's U-17 World Cup To Be Held From November 2-21

Zurich: The 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, which will be hosted by India, will be held from November 2 to 21, football’s governing body has confirmed. The host cities for the tournament are yet to be approved with FIFA inspecting five potential venues thus far. The dates for the tournament was one of several […]

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Manu-Saurabh Win Gold, Unprecedented Finish For India

Rio de Janeiro: Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary staged a remarkable comeback to claim the mixed 10m air pistol gold, ending India’s campaign on a rousing note in the World Cup here. Representing the other Indian team in the same event, Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma won the silver as India picked up the maximum […]

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Ishant set to surpass Kapil in elite India list

Kingston (Jamaica): Right-arm pacer Ishant Sharma, who played a pivotal role in India’s emphatic victory in the first Test against West Indies, will aim to add yet another feather on his cap when he comes out to bowl in the second game beginning Friday at the Sabina Park. Ishant is currently tied with legendary skipper […]

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Ombudsman's Order: Sreesanth's ban to be seven years, ends in August, 2020

New Delhi: Tainted Indian pacer S Sreesanth’s ban for alleged spot-fixing will end next August, BCCI Ombudsman D K Jain has ordered, observing that the cricketer is well past his prime having already served six years. The BCCI banned Sreesanth, who is now 36, for life in August 2013 along with his Rajasthan Royals teammates […]

Shoaib Akhtar
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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It'll be foolish to remove Kohli as India captain: Akhtar

New Delhi: Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar feels Virat Kohli should remain India skipper across formats as a lot of investment has been made upon him and thus, it will be foolish to remove him. Following India’s World Cup exit in the semi-finals, voices have been raised about the concept of split captaincy where Kohli […]

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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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Kapil, Gambhir hail Dhoni's decision to serve Indian Army

New Delhi: Former Indian cricketers Kapil Dev and Gautam Gambhir have praised M.S. Dhoni’s decision of spending two months with the Indian Army, saying this move by the 38-year-old will inspire youth to serve the country. Dhoni has begun his two-month training with the Indian Army’s Parachute Regiment. On Wednesday, he joined the battalion, which […]

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Kapil-led CAC to pick India's next men's cricket coach

New Delhi: A Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) led by World Cup-winning former captain Kapil Dev was on Friday entrusted with the responsibility of selecting India’s new coach, the interviews for which are expected to be conducted in mid-August. The decision was taken by the Committee of Administrators (COA) running Indian cricket after a meeting here. […]

Virat Kohli Rohit Sharma rift
Rohit's Insta Activity Adds Fuel To Kohli Rift Rumours

New Delhi: Rumours about a rift between India skipper Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma has been in the news ever since the Men in Blue failed to win the recent World Cup held in England and Wales. From talks of issues between the senior players to rumours that some senior members of the […]

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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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Will develop 'best' Pak cricket team before next WC: Imran

Washington: Imran Khan, former Pakistan skipper and current Prime Minister, has said that he is working on a plan to develop “best cricket team of the world” following the dismal performance of the Men in Green in the recently concluded World Cup in England and Wales. Pakistan were knocked out in the group stage of […]

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Dharmasena admits to 'judgemental error' in World Cup final

Colombo: Kumar Dharmasena, who along with Marais Erasmus was the onfield umpire in the 2019 World Cup final, admitted on Sunday that he made a mistake by awarding an extra run to England after the ball ricocheted off Ben Stokes’ bat and ran to the boundary. “It’s easy for people to comment after seeing TV […]

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Not fair to win the World Cup like that: Morgan

London: England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice — first in regular play and then in the Super Over — and Morgan’s side won the title on the basis of their superior tally […]

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Neesham's childhood coach died during WC Super Over

Wellington: Former Auckland Grammar School teacher and coach David James Gordon breathed his last moments after New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham hit a maximum during the Super Over in a thrilling World Cup final against England. On July 14, England defeated New Zealand in a thrilling final on boundary count to clinch their first ever […]

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BCCI officials question CoA's urgency in appointing next India coach

New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) decided to invite applications for the coach and support staff of the Indian team on Tuesday and that sudden urge to appoint the coaching staff has taken certain sections of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) by surprise, especially with the date of the […]

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Tendulkar bats for second Super Over to decide WC winner in case of tie

Mumbai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said there should be a second Super Over to decide the winner instead of the boundary count if a situation like the World Cup final arises where England edged past New Zealand on more number of boundaries hit. “I feel there should be another Super Over to decide […]

BCCI invites application for coach's job, Shastri & Co get auto entry

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday invited applications for the positions of head coach, batting coach, bowling coach, fielding coach, physio, strength and conditioning coach and administrative manager for the Indian team. Current head coach Ravi Shastri and his team will get an automatic entry into the recruitment […]

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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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Amitabh Bachchan Mocks ICC's Boundary Rule After England WC Win

New Delhi: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is the latest to join the list of people criticising the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the “boundary rule” which helped England win their first men’s World Cup. On Sunday, two dramatic run-outs in the final over of England’s innings took the game into a Super Over with the […]

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World Cup Victory Helps Britain Fall In Love With Cricket Again: May

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that England’s success in the Cricket World Cup has helped the nation fall in love with the sport once again. May hosted a reception at 10 Downing Street on Monday night for the team that beat New Zealand in the final at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London, Xinhua […]

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Former umpires say officials erred in giving 6 overthrows in WC final, ICC declines comment

London/Melbourne: Former international umpires Simon Taufel and K Hariharan Monday said officials standing in the World Cup final erred in awarding six runs, instead of five, to England for an overthrow, an observation that the ICC refused to comment on. Luck smiled on England midway through the final over of their innings when a throw […]

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Op-Ed: England Took the Crown, New Zealand Won Hearts

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: England are the new champions of world cricket. But New Zealand are no less the champions for the way they played. They won hearts. It was a cracker of a match, a fitting finale to a grand tournament. Ultimately it was cricket that won. Such climaxes are rare. With the match […]

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