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Sports, Cricket, 29 May 2019

Kohli's wax statue unveiled at Lord's to mark ICC World Cup 2019 launch

The statue is dressed in the official Indian kit as well as shoes and gloves donated by the sportsman himself.

29 May 2019 9:01 PM

Sunil Gavaskar chooses his favourites to win ICC World Cup 2019

Gavaskar, 69, also weighed in on the Indian team's much-debated number four slot, saying Lokesh Rahul should fill the position.

29 May 2019 7:49 PM

'As underdogs, pressure will be less on us': Du Plessis ahead of World Cup opener

Du Plessis will lead his side out at The Oval against the world's top-ranked team, which is also chasing its maiden World Cup trophy.

29 May 2019 6:37 PM

ICC 2019 World Cup: England squad and player analysis

The World Cup 2019 seems the best opportunity for the England team to end their hunt for their first World Cup trophy.

29 May 2019 6:36 PM

'Kohli was instinctive four years ago but has mellowed now': Kapil Dev

The 1983 World Cup winning captain said that there is no better person to lead India in a "daunting mission" like the World Cup in England.

29 May 2019 6:04 PM


Zampa credits Glenn Maxwell for his World Cup 2019 ticket

Having missed Australia's ODI tour of England last year, the 27-year-old played for Brentwood in league cricket in Essex.

29 May 2019 6:02 PM

Pakistan set to host 2020 Asia Cup

Diplomatic tensions with neighbours Pakistan forced India to host the last Asia Cup in the UAE.

29 May 2019 5:58 PM

Former Australian spinner Robertson battling brain cancer

The 53-year-old was diagnosed with primary brain cancer, otherwise known as glioblastoma, and had to undergo emergency surgery on May 13.

29 May 2019 4:47 PM

ICC World Cup 2019: England vs South Africa; DC's Dream11 Prediction

Both the teams are equipped with world-class batsmen and bowlers, and it is certainly going to be a delight to watch the World Cup opener.

29 May 2019 4:15 PM

'Time away helped me reflect on my game', says KL Rahul on his ton against Bangladesh

Rahul has more or less guaranteed his place in India's World Cup playing XI with a hundred against Bangladesh in the warm-up game.

29 May 2019 2:14 PM


Bhuvneshwar Kumar hoping to start World Cup campaign on winning note

The 29-year-old has played some crucial innings in lower middle-order and has been preparing himself in the nets.

29 May 2019 12:52 PM

Despite World Cup snub, Rishabh Pant cheers Men in Blue; see his tweet

Dinesh Karthik, the wicket-keeper batsman was given a nod ahead of Rishabh Pant in the final squad of fifteen.

29 May 2019 12:45 PM

'Good partnership with Kuldeep helps to get wickets', says Yuzvendra Chahal

Playing in his first World Cup, Chahal said the second warm-up match against Bangladesh has boosted his confidence.

29 May 2019 12:32 PM

'KL's batting at 4 is a big positive, no worries about Dhawan, Rohit's form': Kohli

The skipper gave enough indications that Rahul has sealed his spot at No 4 with a 99-ball-108 against Bangladesh.

29 May 2019 12:27 PM

ICC starts Criio campaign before World Cup

The ICC asked the fans to join the social cricket tribe by sharing pictures and videos of where and how they play cricket across the world.

29 May 2019 11:53 AM


Surprise NZ selection Blundell on brink of ODI debut in World Cup

The 28-year-old did his chances no harm with 106 against West Indies and follows on from 77 against Australia earlier this month.

29 May 2019 11:45 AM

Rahul answers India's number four conundrum with Cardiff ton

Batting at number four, Rahul managed only six in Saturday’s warm-up match against New Zealand but followed it up with 108 runs knock.

29 May 2019 11:34 AM

ICC CWC'19 warm-up: West Indies hands New Zealand 91 runs defeat

Chasing a mammoth score of 422, New Zealand lost early wickets and they were reduced to 33 for three.

29 May 2019 11:19 AM

Sehwag, Ganguly, Harbhajan in one team yet again

Ganguly, Sehwag and Harbhajan have been part of many epic matches for the Men in Blue.

29 May 2019 11:04 AM

England expects as host nation launch World Cup party

The host nation have never won the tournament, with the last of their three losing appearances in the final coming in 1992.

29 May 2019 9:32 AM