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Sports, Cricket, 22 May 2019

Virat Kohli to go into World Cup 2019 as world's number 1 batsman

Virat Kohli retained his top spot in ICC ODI batting rankings with 890 points, followed by Rohit Sharma with 839 points.

22 May 2019 9:21 PM

Team India arrives in London ahead of ICC World Cup 2019; see pics

India will face New Zealand on May 25 in its first warm-up followed by a match against Bangladesh on May 28.

22 May 2019 9:09 PM

'At first sight I thought she is beautiful', says Anderson on Stuart Broad

Anderson, the leading Test wicket taker among fast bowlers, revealed this in his new book, 'Bowl. Sleep. Repeat.'

22 May 2019 7:55 PM

ICC 2019 World Cup: Sri Lanka squad and player analysis

The Sri Lankan cricket team endured a lot to arrive at the international cricket scenario.

22 May 2019 6:38 PM

Shakib tops ICC ODI all-rounders list, no Indian player in top ten

Shakib, 32, grabbed the top spot just ahead of the ODI World Cup after showcasing fine form during the tri-nation series in Ireland.

22 May 2019 4:49 PM


Chris Gayle boasts that bowlers are scared of facing him

Gayle amassed 424 runs at an average of 106 in four matches against tournament favourites England earlier this year.

22 May 2019 4:36 PM

England's transformation has shocked Eoin Morgan

England named their 15-man squad in the wake of a 4-0 hammering of Pakistan that underlined their place as favourites for the tournament.

22 May 2019 4:24 PM

'Kohli cannot single-handedly win World Cup 2019': Sachin Tendulkar

What Tendulkar liked about the composition of the World Cup-bound India team is the blend of youth and experience.

22 May 2019 3:44 PM

'India has a lot of match-winners for ICC World Cup 2019', says Mithali Raj

When Andrew Fleming asked her which players she will be watching out for, Mithali said that she can't pick any one player.

22 May 2019 3:29 PM

Mashrafe Mortaza asks fans to lower their expectations as starting games are hard

Bangladesh hope to at least match their previous best performance in a World Cup, reaching the quarter-finals in 2015.

22 May 2019 3:09 PM


West Indies banks upon Gayle, Russell to clinch their third World Cup title

The flat pitches during the English summer could serve as the ideal platform for the WI batsmen to unleash their power game.

22 May 2019 3:09 PM

Wahab Riaz determined to redeem himself at ICC World Cup 2019

Riaz has not played an ODI match since June 2017 and was not named in the 17 men who were in England recently for a five-match ODI series.

22 May 2019 2:39 PM

'Jos Buttler is England's dangerman', says Ricky Ponting

Besides Buttler, England's team comprises of match-winners like skipper Morgan, Bairstow, Root, Stokes and Archer to name a few.

22 May 2019 1:47 PM

'This is the most challenging World Cup', says skipper Virat Kohli

The World Cup will use a revised format to decide the semi-finalists, with the teams all playing each other in the round-robin stage.

22 May 2019 1:25 PM

Avishka Gunawardene becomes impatient to clear his name

He has two more days to reply to the ICC charges and his lawyers have been also offered an extension if required.

22 May 2019 12:38 PM


'I think we're in for a special World Cup with England at the Centre': Vaughan

Vaughan also termed England's 15-man World Cup squad as the best he has ever seen.

22 May 2019 11:32 AM

India departs for 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup

Virat Kohli will lead the India side in the quadrennial tournament and the squad also includes the 2011 World Cup winning captain MS Dhoni.

22 May 2019 11:20 AM

Glenn Maxwell hopes to trap batsman in his spinning web

In 2015 World Cup, Maxwell chipped in with six handy wickets to go with his 324 runs in a fine all-round tournament.

22 May 2019 10:35 AM

Cavalier Lankan charmers

The middle order masters in Aravinda de Silva, Gurusinha and skipper Ranatunga reveled on subcontinental pitches to forge a formidable outfit.

22 May 2019 3:49 AM

MS Dhoni’s role is massive for India: Ravi Shastri

Shastri said it would be the most challenging World Cup considering the quality of the opposition teams and the change in format.

22 May 2019 3:45 AM