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Sports, Cricket, 16 Jul 2019

'Another super over should decide winner instead of boundaries': Tendulkar

In a gut-wrenching final at Lord's on Sunday, England were adjudged the World Cup winners on the basis of their superior boundary count.

16 Jul 2019 8:54 PM

Andrew Strauss urges Ben Stokes to stay grounded after World Cup

Former England captain Strauss believes Stokes will be deluged with demands on his time.

16 Jul 2019 8:19 PM

'I see no reason why NZ can't be competing for title in 2023 World Cup': Vettori

Heartbroken New Zealand fans expressed pride Monday in the Black Caps' fighting spirit after defeat to England in the World Cup final.

16 Jul 2019 6:24 PM

Ben Stokes likely to receive knighthood for World Cup final heroic

The finals will be remembered for ages as it did not have a winner after the 50-over and super over action both ended in a tie.

16 Jul 2019 6:16 PM

PCB Cricket Committee to take decision on splitting Pakistan's captaincy

Though the Pakistan Cricket Board is tight-lipped on the dates for the Committee meeting, sources said it is expected to be held on July 29.

16 Jul 2019 4:38 PM


This astrologer says ‘India wouldn’t have qualified for finals even without rains’

According to Lobo, even if the rain hadn’t interfered in the semi-final match, then also the match would not have yielded better result.

16 Jul 2019 4:37 PM

Check out Sachin Tendulkar's World Cup XI, 5 Indians included in the list

Star of the World Cup final, England's Ben Stokes was the other batting all-rounder in the side apart from Pandya.

16 Jul 2019 4:17 PM

World Cup trophy should have been ‘shared’: Sir Gary Sobers

The 'official result' of the final is a tie, cricket statisticians Mohandas Menon, Sudhir Vaidya and Ric Finlay (Australia) has said.

16 Jul 2019 4:12 PM

Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to Ramakant Achrekar on Guru Purnima; see tweet

The Dronacharya awardee has trained Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli among others at Shivaji Park in Dadar.

16 Jul 2019 3:55 PM

This elderly woman screams loudly after England wins the World Cup; watch

After England beat New Zealand in the finals, one elder woman got so overwhelmed that she started laughing loudly.

16 Jul 2019 3:45 PM


'Next India head coach should be below 60 years of age': BCCI

Before Ravi Shastri was appointed as the head coach, the BCCI had issued a nine-point eligibility criteria which lacked focus and clarity.

16 Jul 2019 3:10 PM

Ben Stokes says he will be apologising to Kane Williamson for rest of his life

Stokes smashed eight runs from three balls in the Super Over to help England post 15 runs on the board.

16 Jul 2019 2:56 PM

Dhoni’s manager leaves a big hint, says Dhoni will do this after retirement

Amid the rumours, Dhoni himself hasn’t announced anything regarding his retirement yet.

16 Jul 2019 2:55 PM

'Ashes will be bigger than World Cup', says Joe Root

England will host Australia for the Ashes series, which is set to take place from August 1 to September 16.

16 Jul 2019 2:23 PM

England players meet PM Theresa May at 10 Downing Street to celebrate WC victory

The team had also visited the Oval in London to celebrate the World Cup win with the fans.

16 Jul 2019 2:04 PM


England chief Ashley Giles dismisses World Cup final 'extra run' row

A freak fielding deflection off Stokes' bat that raced to the boundary saw England awarded six runs with three balls to go in final over.

16 Jul 2019 1:51 PM

Know the prize money received by India after 2019 World Cup

India's World Cup campaign ended on a sad tone as they lost to New Zealand in a rain-affected semi-final game.

16 Jul 2019 1:39 PM

Sunrisers Hyderabad show respect for Kane Williamson after WC defeat; see tweet

This is the second successive time that New Zealand finished as the runners-up in the World Cup.

16 Jul 2019 1:37 PM

England, New Zealand PMs praise teams' World Cup performance

Prime Minister Theresa May thanked the England team for winning the showpiece and ending a 44-year wait.

16 Jul 2019 1:23 PM

Australian newspapers lose Chris Gayle masseuse defamation appeal

Gayle was accused of exposing his penis and indecently propositioning the woman in a dressing room during the 2015 World Cup in Sydney.

16 Jul 2019 1:08 PM