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Sports, Cricket, 27 May 2019

ICC World Cup 2019 warm-ups: England thrash Afghanistan by nine wickets

England got off to a quickfire start as their openers Roy and Bairstow hammered Afghanistan for regular boundaries.

27 May 2019 8:54 PM

Suresh Raina hails MS Dhoni as 'captain' of all captains

Despite quitting ODI and T20 captaincy in 2017, Dhoni still remains the cricketing brain behind the Indian.

27 May 2019 8:07 PM

World Cup 2019: India set to bounce back against Bangladesh after New Zealand loss

Kohli is bound to be a worried man if Jadhav and Shankar are unable to get a decent hit against Mashrafe Mortaza's men.

27 May 2019 7:48 PM

ICC World Cup 2019: Angelo Mathews advises Sri Lanka to play with freedom

Several players of their 15-man squad will be returning after some time on the sidelines, including skipper Dimuth Karunaratne.

27 May 2019 6:36 PM

ICC 2019 World Cup: India squad and player analysis

The Indian cricket team made its presence felt at the international cricket when it won its first maiden world cup title in the year 1983.

27 May 2019 5:57 PM


'More than one lakh women have bought World Cup tickets', says ICC

The organisers hope that the tournament will inspire the youth to take up the sport.

27 May 2019 5:30 PM

Australian legend Glenn McGrath picks his World Cup 2019 favourites

McGrath retired from international cricket after winning the Player of the Tournament in Australia's victorious 2007 World Cup.

27 May 2019 5:12 PM

'Will do everything we can to win World Cup this time': says Martin Guptill

New Zealand started the warm-up games with a bang, slaying tournament giants India by six-wickets and 77 balls to spare on Saturday.

27 May 2019 4:33 PM

ICC World Cup 2019: England have best chance to win their maiden title

The team has since started playing an aggressive brand of cricket and has earmarked match-winners, specific to the format.

27 May 2019 4:22 PM

England's Mark Wood cleared for World Cup 2019 opener against South Africa

The Durham quick left the field early while running into bowl during Saturday's warm-up defeat by Australia in Southampton.

27 May 2019 2:59 PM


'I will be trying and that would be special': Malinga on taking World Cup hattricks

The 35-year-old was a vital cog in the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians bowling unit, claiming 16 wickets to help his side win fourth title.

27 May 2019 2:37 PM

Sachin passes his dad's advice to his son

The cricketer's son, Arjun Tendulkar, played in the recently concluded T20 Mumbai League and shone with both ball and the bat.

27 May 2019 2:01 PM

'Shakib has got a point to prove', says Steve Rhodes

The talented all-rounder, according to Bangladesh coach was falling off the radar a bit but is now slowly getting back to his best.

27 May 2019 12:34 PM

Trent Boult & Co look to test their bowling attack against destructive WI batsman

Trent Boult, who took three early wickets, bowled against India, showed how vital it was to exploit what swing is available.

27 May 2019 12:02 PM

'Scoring is up to me but playing in the Xi is not on me', says Hashim Amla

However with young Aiden Markram in the side, there is competition as to who would open with Quinton de Kock.

27 May 2019 11:14 AM


'Hostile welcome adds more pressure but we were fully prepared': Alex Carey

Chants of 'cheat' accompanied Smith as he came out to bat in Southampton but he smashed 116 to guide Australia to a 12-run win.

27 May 2019 11:04 AM

Fakhar Zaman is Pakistan's top destructor

India appeared to have made the perfect start in the 2017 Champions Trophy showpiece when Zaman edged to wicketkeeper MS Dhoni off Bumrah.

27 May 2019 10:20 AM

‘Won't judge Indian team after just one bad game’: Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar said that there is no need for any panic regarding the number-four batting position as the team has been winning matches off late.

27 May 2019 9:43 AM

'We expected hostile welcome from the English fan', says Nathan Lyon

Australia duo Smith and Warner were given a torrid time by the Southampton crowd during their World Cup warm-up victory over England.

27 May 2019 9:34 AM

2019 ICC World Cup: Pakistan vs Bangladesh warm up game forfeited due to rain

Bangladesh play one more warm-up game against India on Tuesday.

27 May 2019 9:06 AM