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  • Carlos Brathwaite

    Brathwaite reprimanded

    West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite has received an official reprimand and one demerit point for showing dissent to an umpire’s

  • Mushfiqur taken for X-Ray

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim was taken for an X-Ray on his right forearm after being hit by a ball during

  • Don’t take Pakistan lightly, Tendulkar and Ganguly warn

    India must not entertain thoughts that they will start as favourites in the marquee World Cup clash against Pakistan, warn legends

  • ‘Disappointing to get out after the hard work’

    With just 59 runs in three World Cup matches so far, Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has come under the spotlight. Known to be

  • SA ease to a comfortable 9-wicket win

    South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a semifinal berth.

  • Harbhajan warns India to expect sleepless night

    Harbhajan Singh has warned India’s stars to expect a sleepless night ahead of their World Cup showdown with arch rivals Pakistan on


    Despite a brilliant start from Australia with the bat Sri Lanka managed to bounce back courtesy of some brilliant fielding and left-arm

  • Best Quote

    You may not believe me but I see only the red or white ball, not the bowler delivering it. You should always be wary of the strength of an

  • ‘Windies are different, but so are we’

    There were bouncers aplenty during Bangladesh’s batting practice at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton yesterday. That


    Pakistan are yet to win a World Cup match against India. The two sides have met six times in the mega event with Pakistan

  • ‘It’s a final before the final’

    On the eve of India-Pakistan match in the World Cup, Inzamam-ul-Haq, the chief selector of Pakistan, said that the match between the

  • Mr Efficient

    Australian skipper Aaron Finch continued his fine form, smashing a maiden hundred in the World Cup against Sri Lanka. Finch registered

  • India face Pakistan in World Cup battle royale

    Virat Kohli will have history on his side when India take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a World Cup blockbuster today -- a clash that is

  • Finch, Starc shine in 87-run win over SL

    Australia captain Aaron Finch and pace bowler Mitchell Starc stole the show as the World Cup holders eased to an 87-run win over Sri Lanka at the Oval yesterday.

  • Kohli plays down Amir duel

    India captain Virat Kohli swatted aside talks about a duel with Pakistan speedster Mohammad Amir and played down the hype around

  • Warner presents injured net bowler with Australia WC shirt

    David Warner gives net bowler Jaykishan Plaha a signed Australia World Cup shirt on Saturday, a week after hitting the paceman in the head with a drive during a practice session at the Oval.

  • No fracture on Mushy's forearm

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim is taken for an X-Ray on his right forearm after being hit by a ball during batting practice at the Coopers Associate County Ground in Taunton today.

  • Criticism of Mash ‘very unfair’

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal’s words indicate that Mashrafe’s teammates are not happy about the reactions from some quarters.

  • South Africa register a comfortable victory

    South Africa register a comfortable nine-wicket victory against Afghanistan at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff today. This is South Africa's first win in this edition of the World Cup.

  • Mushfiqur leaves practice after being hit on right hand

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim was hit by a ball while batting in the nets in Taunton and immediately walked away from practice to the dressing room.

  • Australia win as SL lose their way

    Despite a bright start by Sri Lanka, Australia register a whopping 87-run victory over the Islanders at the Kennington Oval in London today.

  • Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman

    Consistency, control and execution are more important: Walsh

    Bangladesh bowling coach, Courtney Walsh defended the performance of the Bangladesh pacers when he talked to the reporters in Taunton ahead of their World Cup match against West Indies on June 17.

  • Wasim calls for calm in India-Pakistan World Cup clash

    Pakistan legend Wasim Akram has urged fans on both the sides of the border to stay calm during his country's potentially volatile World Cup clash against bitter rivals India in Manchester on Sunday.

  • Root is England's glue, says Morgan

    England captain Eoin Morgan heaped praise on batsman Joe Root whose polished century led the team to an emphatic eight-wicket Cricket World Cup victory over West Indies on Friday.

  • Harbhajan warns India stars to expect sleepless night as Pakistan loom

    Harbhajan Singh has warned India's stars to expect a sleepless night ahead of their World Cup showdown with arch rivals Pakistan on Sunday.

  • Windies rue what might have been

    Listen carefully and when Jofra Archer took aim at the West Indies top order on Friday you might have heard a collective sigh of regret from the Caribbean contingent inside Southampton’s Rose Bowl.


    It was a mixed day for the English seaming all-rounder Chirs Woakes against the West Indies. The thirty-year-old dropped a straight

  • Rain threat looms over India-Pakistan

    The most awaited encounter of the ongoing World Cup 2019 is just a couple of days away and fans are keeping their fingers crossed in hopes of seeing a 100-over game with no rain interruptions.

  • ‘We’ll risk injury to save runs’

    India have the attitude in the field that can help them build towards a third World Cup triumph, according to their specialist coach.

  • Mr Efficient

    English pacer Mark Wood has been instrumental for England on their ICC World Cup 2019 game against the West Indies. The 29-year-old