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Sports, Cricket, 23 May 2019

Kohli & Co fancy Indian summer in England for World Cup 2019

Kohli’s side have form and history behind them, having reached the final of the last two global events in England.

23 May 2019 9:09 PM

Shahid Afridi wants no excuse from balanced Pakistan's side for World Cup 2019

Pakistan posted 340-plus scores in three of the four matches in this month’s ODI series in England, even though the hosts prevailed 4-0.

23 May 2019 8:44 PM

Nottinghamshire sign Ravichandran Ashwin for County Championship

The 32-year-old, who is expected to feature in six of the final seven red ball matches, will replace James Pattinson at the end of June.

23 May 2019 8:03 PM

'Giant Catch' sculpture unveiled in Nottingham ahead of ICC World Cup 2019; see pics

The six-metre tall giant hand features a wristband with emblems of nations - England, Australia, Pakistan, West Indies, India and Bangladesh

23 May 2019 6:43 PM

Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni hit the nets after arriving in England for World Cup 2019

India start their WC campaign against South Africa on June 5 but before that, they will play 2 practice matches against NZ and Bangladesh.

23 May 2019 6:26 PM


Punny much? Gautam Gambhir takes a dig at political rivals through cricket terms

Gambhir was also involved in a controversial fiasco with AAP as he was accused of circulating derogatory pamphlets against opponent Atishi.

23 May 2019 5:38 PM

Glenn Maxwell opens up on his batting and bowling strategies ahead of World Cup 2019

After competing with India and Pakistan and registering victory over both, Maxwell decided to go to England instead of participating in IPL.

23 May 2019 5:31 PM

Star Sports releases 2nd WC campaign video, mocks SA, ENG for not winning ICC title

Initially, Star Sports released the first video of the campaign mocking the Pakistanis for not being able to defeat India at the World Cup.

23 May 2019 3:32 PM

ICC World Cup 2019: Afghanistan capable of creating an upset

Afghanistan won only one game in the 2015 edition but that was the time when they did not boast match-winners like Rashid Khan.

23 May 2019 2:55 PM

Brett Lee picks his top three World Cup 2019 pacers

"What a wonderful bowler," said Lee of Bumrah, who has taken 85 wickets in 49 one-day internationals.

23 May 2019 2:42 PM


England desperate to justify their World Cup 2019 favourites tag

England are hoping Barbados-born fast bowler Jofra Archer, who only qualified in March, will be the X-factor in a varied attack.

23 May 2019 2:14 PM

Moeen Ali appeals fans to go easy on David Warner and Steve Smith

The Barmy Army fans have already made nine songs to insult Warner and Smith.

23 May 2019 1:07 PM

'Games will be won and lost during the middle overs', says Andy Bichel

England’s home series against Pakistan provided a glimpse of what to expect, with the batsmen dominant in 300-plus scores throughout.

23 May 2019 12:56 PM

'Australia's ability to bowl and play spin will define their WC success': Ponting

Ponting said there were concerns about middle-order's ability to play spin but the return of Warner and Smith has strengthened the team.

23 May 2019 12:09 PM

'Dhoni should be batting at five': Sachin opines on Dhoni's batting number before WC

Skipper Virat Kohli joins openers Dhawan and Rohit to complete India’s stable top three while Vijay Shankar is set to bat at number 4.

23 May 2019 11:09 AM


'Will keep on supporting England' , says exile serving Alex Hales

A report in the Guardian newspaper last month revealed he was serving a 21-day ban following a second positive test for recreational drug.

23 May 2019 10:50 AM

Sanjeev Gupta terms Amitabh Chaudhry as ‘disqualified to assume BCCI office’

Gupta pointed out that Chaudhry is holding the post of BCCI Joint Secretary along with being the Acting Secretary since March 2015.

23 May 2019 10:08 AM

Hashim Amla is hungrier than ever before to score more runs

The 36-year-old has already played twice in the World Cup (2011, 2015) and this will be his third appearance in the premier tournament.

23 May 2019 9:53 AM

Usman Khawaja receives head blow before World Cup, scan reveals no damage

Khawaja underwent scans on his jaw after being struck by an Andre Russell bouncer in the second over of Australia’s innings.

23 May 2019 8:34 AM

Oz win from jaws of defeat

Steve Waugh won that and chose the dressing room to the right as you face the historical Lord’s Pavilion from the Nursery End.

23 May 2019 2:15 AM