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Sports, Cricket, 20 May 2019

'Jasprit Bumrah can burn opposition with pace', says Jeff Thomson

According to Thomson, Bumrah and Rabada will be two bowlers to watch out for as they can put their hand up and respond to situations.

20 May 2019 7:39 PM

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul give massive fitness goals ahead of World Cup; watch video

KL Rahul managed to score 593 runs in IPL 2019 while playing for Kings XI Punjab, with a staggering average of 53.90.

20 May 2019 6:58 PM

'Only way South Africa can shed chokers' tag is by winning World Cup': Kepler Wessels

The 61-year-old, who also played for Australia, said South Africa will dearly miss AB de Villiers in the World Cup.

20 May 2019 6:32 PM

Pakistan cricketer Asif Ali's daughter dies after cancer treatment

Islamabad United, the team Asif plays for in the Pakistan Super League, confirmed the child's death in a statement issued late Sunday.

20 May 2019 6:06 PM

ICC 2019 World Cup: West Indies squad and player analysis

The two-time World Cup winners have already lifted the coveted trophy at the home ground of the World Cup host.

20 May 2019 6:05 PM


'When Ponting's around everyone behaves like eight year old girls': Finch

In February, Ponting was appointed as an assistant coach for Australia's World Cup campaign.

20 May 2019 5:23 PM

'Every teams will be wary of Australia', says Steve Waugh

The defending champions seem to be peaking at the right time. Starting in 2018, Australia had won just three out of 18 ODIs before.

20 May 2019 5:12 PM

Proteas bank on their bowlers to remove 'chokers' tag

South Africa are yet to reach the summit clash of the World Cup, having been knocked out at the semifinal stage four times.

20 May 2019 4:22 PM

ICC World Cup 2019: Amir and Wahab recalled to Pakistan's squad

Selectors have axed all-rounder Faheem Ashraf and pacer Junaid Khan from their initial WC squad to make way for the two senior players.

20 May 2019 3:06 PM

ICC World Cup 2019: Top five batsmen to watch out for

England batsmen are expected to lead the race of top run-scorers as they have been in phenomenal form in ongoing series against Pakistan.

20 May 2019 2:52 PM


'Develop thick skin to bowl on flat England pitches': Langer to his bowlers

In the recent batsmen-dominated ODI series, hosts England and Pakistan put on board close to 350 runs in almost every match.

20 May 2019 2:08 PM

ICC World Cup 2019: Steve Waugh places his bets on David Warner and Steve Smith

Smith and Warner spent a year out of their national team, serving bans for the ball-tampering scandal.

20 May 2019 2:04 PM

'We sit here having taken a huge amount of positives out of this series': Arthur

Moreover, Arthur was adamant the series against World Cup favourites England would help Pakistan.

20 May 2019 12:11 PM

'He just hasn’t been playing any cricket': Langer on exclusion of Hazlewood

Hazlewood expressed his frustration last week at first missing out on a place in the initial squad for England.

20 May 2019 11:43 AM

England players will be wary of final selection phone call, says Woakes

England are expected to name its final 15-man squad at the Lord's on May 21.

20 May 2019 11:06 AM


‘Smith played an unbelievable shot and it felt like Sachin bat’: Langer

Delighted with Smith's progress going into the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019, the head coach called him Australia's success.

20 May 2019 10:54 AM

'It would be a dream come true for me to win the World for South Africa', says Ngidi

India had defeated South Africa without its key players with Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers and Quinton de Kock all ruled out, to win 5-1.

20 May 2019 10:38 AM

Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons to quit after World Cup

'I have thought about it and I have actually given the ACB my notice that I will not be renewing my contract', said Simmons.

20 May 2019 10:22 AM

England completely whitewashes Pakistan to seal series 4-0 ahead of World Cup

Root made 84 and Morgan scored 76 as England made 351-9 in 50 overs before Woakes ensured a 4-0 whitewash in the rain-hit series.

20 May 2019 9:47 AM

Wizards of Oz find magic formula

The pre-event talk was all about a dream final at the Eden Gardens between the joint hosts India and Pakistan.

20 May 2019 5:12 AM