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Tag: World Cup 2019

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What Will Ben Stokes Tell Virat Kohli On The Phone? Know Here

England’s cricket star and hero of the English team that won the World Cup in 2019, Ben Stokes has become popular in India for a different reason. It is said that Indian skipper Virat Kohli at times uses a cuss word in Hindi that rhymes with Ben Stokes’s name. On Monday, ESPNcricinfo (Twitter handle) shared […]

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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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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 […]

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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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Former players slam ICC for "ridiculous" boundary-count rule that decided WC winner

New Delhi: Former cricketers, including India’s Gautam Gambhir, came down heavily on the International Cricket Council (ICC) for its “ridiculous” rule on boundary count that decided the World Cup title in England’s favour and denied New Zealand after a pulsating final in London. In a thrilling encounter on Sunday night at the Lord’s, England were […]

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England win maiden World Cup after dramatic Super Over

London: It took them 44 years, but England have finally done it. Neither a tied game, nor a spirited New Zealand could stop England from bringing the trophy home at the Lord’s on Sunday. It finally took a Super Over for England to be crowned winners of the 2019 World Cup. Eoin Morgan’s boys are […]

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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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We failed to deliver as a team when it mattered: Rohit

Mumbai: India vice-captain Rohit Sharma feels the team could not deliver as a unit during their 18-run semifinal loss to New Zealand in the World Cup. “We failed to deliver as a team when it mattered, 30 minutes of poor cricket yesterday & that snatched away our chance for the cup,” Rohit tweeted. Personally, the […]

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England hammer Australia to reach first World Cup final since 1992

Birmingham: England entered their first World Cup final since 1992 decimating five-time champions Australia by eight wickets after a fearless knock from Jason Roy here on Thursday. Chasing 224 in a World Cup semifinal was not expected to be a walk in the park but England made it just that with an aggressive approach that […]

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Odisha youth attempts suicide after India lose in WC semis

Bhubaneswar: A cricket fan in Odisha’s Kalahandi district allegedly attempted suicide on Thursday after team India failed to win against New Zealand in the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final match on Wednesday. Sources said Sambaru Bhoi (24) of Singhbhadi village under Golamunda block allegedly consumed poison after being disappointed over India’s 18-run defeat defeat to […]

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Lata Mangeshkar's request to Dhoni: Please don't retire

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Thursday requested cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni to not retire, following rumours that the former Indian captain was all set to end his illustrious career. “These days, I have been hearing that you plan to retire. Please don’t think this way. The country needs you and it is my […]

Proud of you: B-Town celebs tell Team India

Mumbai: After Team India lost their World Cup semi-final match to New Zealand, a string of Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Varun Dhawan and Shahid Kapoor among many others came out in support of the Men in Blue saying they are proud of the team’s efforts. On Wednesday, India lost by 18 runs to […]

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India exit from World Cup after top order collapse

Manchester: India’s famed top-order imploded on a day when it mattered most as a gritty New Zealand survived a swift counter attack from Ravindra Jadeja to win an exciting World Cup semi-final by 18 runs, here Wednesday. Indian top-order had one failure due and much to their horror, the semi-final proved to be their dooms […]

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India-New Zealand semifinal pushed to reserve day

Manchester: The notorious Manchester weather pushed the first semifinal of the World Cup to the reserve day after dominant Indian bowlers excelled yet again to restrict New Zealand to a sub-par 211 for five, here Tuesday. Rain forced players off the field after 46.1 overs and as per ICC’s playing conditions, the game will resume […]

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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), […]

Indian team management criticised for excluding Shami

New Delhi: The Indian team management was on Tuesday criticised on social media after they did not include right-arm pacer Mohammed Shami in the playing XI for the World Cup semi-final clash against New Zealand at the Old Trafford in Manchester. Shami, who has picked up 14 wickets in the four matches that he has […]

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Dhoni gives me space to discover myself and isn't pushy: Kohli

Manchester: Despite all talks of how M.S. Dhoni could be donning the national colours for the last time in this edition of the World Cup in England and Wales, India skipper Virat Kohli has once again said that it was important to appreciate what the former skipper did, not just for the team, but also […]

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India vs New Zealand Semi-Final: Here's How India Will Automatically Qualify For Finals

Team India is ready to face New Zealand in their 7th World Cup semi-final on Tuesday. Both the teams are confident of winning the big clash. Performance of both the teams in the league matches had been outstanding and it doesn’t seem an easy task for any team outperform the other. So far, India have […]

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Shoaib Akhtar backs India for World Cup 2019 win

New Delhi: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar wants the World Cup to come back to the subcontinent and hence is backing India to go all the way and clinch the title on July 14 at Lord’s in London. So far, India have dominated the tournament, topping the ten-team table by winning seven of their eight […]

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BCCI to ICC: Assure safety of players after slogan fiasco

Leeds: Taking offence to the International Cricket Councils (ICC) inability to ensure foolproof security during the India-Sri Lanka game at Headingley Cricket Stadium as planes with different political slogans were seen flying over the stadium, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has written to the international body and asked for assurance that […]

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WC 2019 semi-finals line-up: India to play New Zealand

Leeds, July 7: After 45 games of the 2019 World Cup in the group stage got over, the final four now know who will play who in the semi-finals.Australia, India, England and New Zealand knew prior to Saturday’s final group matches that they would be in the top four and all that was to be […]

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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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ICC tweet draws Pakistan fans' ire

London: A tweet by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with regard to Pakistan’s chances of making the semifinals of the World Cup on Friday has caused a bit of a stir on social media. Pakistan scored 315/9 in their allocated 50 overs against Bangladesh in their final World Cup group stage match on Friday. They […]

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Pakistan wins but predictably loses semifinal race

London: ‘Mission impossible’ remained unaccomplished for Pakistan, who expectedly missed the semifinal bus but wrapped up their World Cup campaign with a consolatory 94-run win over Bangladesh, here Friday. Aware that the situation demanded them to beat Bangladesh by 300-plus runs to make it to the knockout stage, Pakistan needed to put on board a […]

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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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England third team to qualify for World Cup semifinals after big win over NZ

Chester-le-Street: England entered the World Cup semifinals for the first time since the 1992 edition, beating an erring New Zealand by 119 runs to fuel their “dream” of winning a maiden title. Jonny Bairstow, who smashed 106 off 99 balls to become the first Englishman to score back-to-back hundreds in a World Cup, was mainly […]

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India ride on Rohit ton to beat Bangladesh, qualify for semis

Birmingham: India’s batting in the last 10 overs at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Tuesday might have given hope to some fans of a Bangladesh fightback, but two things they forgot — the experience of the Indian bowling attack and the slowness of the wicket. After all, this was the same pitch where India played […]

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Vijay Shankar ruled out of WC with toe injury

Birmingham: In a blow to the Indian team going into the business end, all-rounder Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of the World Cup with a toe injury. While the blow at the nets off Jasprit Bumrah hadn’t looked very serious to start with, it looks to have been aggravated. Speaking to IANS, sources in […]

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Wasim leads Pakistan to dramatic victory over Afghanistan

Leeds: Pakistan survived a mighty scare to continue its surge towards the World Cup semifinals with Imad Wasim (49 not out) showing nerves of steel to guide them to a tense three-wicket win over Afghanistan, here Saturday. In heart-stopping action, the gritty Afghanistan yet again came close to creating a big upset but were denied […]

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Head of Cricket Dravid to take charge at NCA on July 1

New Delhi: Former India captain and junior team coach Rahul Dravid will move to a bigger cricketing role on Monday when he takes charge of the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore on a two-year contract. As NCA’s Head of Cricket, Dravid will groom the next generation of cricketers and chart out a roadmap for junior […]

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South Africa coast to 9-wicket win over Sri Lanka

Chester-le-Street (England): South Africa coasted to a nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in their World Cup group stage match here on Friday. Chasing a target of 204, Hashim Amla and captain Faf du Plessis put up an unbeaten second wicket stand of 175 runs to secure the win. This was South Africa’s second win of […]

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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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Kohli should pick Bhuvi over Shami for WI tie: Tendulkar

Mumbai: Despite Mohammed Shami taking a memorable hattrick in India’s win over Afghanistan in the last game, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar feels Virat Kohli should go with Bhuvneshwar Kumar for their next World Cup 2019 tie against the West Indies on Thursday. “For the upcoming match between India and West Indies, if I had to […]

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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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World cup 2019: Why Shakib al Hasan is a threat for India?

With his all-round performance, the 32-year-old Bangladeshi player, Shakib al Hasan, has been playing an instrumental role in his team’s victory for quite some time. And it won’t be wrong to say that Shakib is the reason why Bangladesh are currently on the fifth spot in the World Cup points table. This may not be a good […]

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World Cup 2019: Two Arrested For Betting In Odisha, Rs 31 Lakh Seized

Rourkela: The Plant Site Police Monday night busted a racket in Rourkela involved in betting during the ongoing Cricket World Cup 2019 matches and arrested two persons from near Daily Market here. Acting on a tip-off, police conducted a raid at Janata Nibas Lane near Daily Market where betting was on and subsequently nabbed two […]

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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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