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  • Theresa May hosts England cricket team

    British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as "one of the great sporting spectacles of our time".

  • 8.3 million Brits watched England win World Cup

    More than 8 million people in Britain tuned in to watch England win the Cricket World Cup on Sunday following the decision by Sky decision to allow the final to be shown on a free-to-air channel.

  • England all-rounder Ben Stokes

    Will apologise to Kane for rest of my life: Stokes

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes, the hero of the final for the hosts as they clinched their maiden World Cup title, said that he will be apologising to Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson for the rest of his life after his accidental nudge with the bat led to one of the most critical moments in the game.

  • Former Prominent Umpire Simon Taufel

    ‘England mistakenly awarded extra run’

    England were mistakenly awarded an extra run during their nail-biting World Cup win over New Zealand at Lord’s, a member of the sport’s chief rules committee told media on Monday.

  • Kane Williamson may have had to endure heartbreak in the World Cup final 2019

    Cricket philosopher’s triumph

    Kane Williamson stood with hands outstretched as an accurate throw from Martin Guptill ricocheted off a diving Ben Stokes’s bat and went for four in the 100th over of a sublime World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. If the ball had just found the keeper’s glove, or even

  • England vs New Zealand WC Final Match

    What they said

    I am lost for words. I can’t believe what has happened. I can’t get my head around it. I thought it was gone needing 30 off 16. It has probably been the best day for cricket in this country. I feel like everything that has happened today is destiny.

  • England lift World Cup after tied Super Over

    England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup title by beating a gutsy New Zealand side on boundaries after a tied Super Over amidst heart-stopping drama.

  • Shakib, Sharma or Starc

    After 44 days of cricket, we are just 2 days away from the much-awaited final of the World Cup. Be it England or New Zealand who win it on July 14 at Lord’s, one thing is sure, the game will have a new world champion. In all these days, we saw some unanticipated hits

  • IND vs NZ: Play suspended and to be resumed tomorrow

    The first semi-final of the World Cup will have to wait one more day as play was suspended due to excessive rain.

  • Limping Australia look forward to 'blockbuster' England semi

    Australia captain Aaron Finch is relishing a "blockbuster" Cricket World Cup semi-final against England at Edgbaston on Thursday but injury concerns threaten to derail the plans of the defending champions.

  • Warner ton in vain as Australia lose against SA

    Prolific opener David Warner smashes a brilliant 122 but could not claim victory for Australia as they slipped to a 10-run defeat to South Africa in their Cricket World Cup clash at Old Trafford on Saturday, leaving them facing a semi-final against England.

  • India knock Tigers out of World Cup

    Bangladesh are out of the World Cup after their 28-run defeat against India at Edgbaston in Birmingham today.

  • ‘Have to play better than we have so far’

    At the business end of a tournament, skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was once more faced with an all-too-familiar hurdle. In the last two ICC 50-over tournaments,

  • England win comfortably against India

    What looked to be an interesting run chase at the half way stage of the chase turned out to be a one sided event as England won by 31 runs against India.

  • Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza

    Busy days for Mash ahead of Indian challenge

    The Hyatt Regency in Birmingham became a busier hotel over the last two days.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and MS Dhoni Shares a light moment ahead Bangladesh vs India match

    Tigers’ white whale

    Bangladesh have worse results against other teams. They won only one of 21 matches against Australia and against Pakistan, they have won just five of 36. However, India remain the White Whale for the Tigers, not just because of a 5-29 win-loss ratio, but because in recent times India

  • Bangladesh Skipper Mashrafe Mortaza in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

    How the captains have fared so far

    If former Australia skipper Steven Smith and former deputy David Warner had not been handed a one-year ban in March last year following the infamous ‘sandpaper-gate scandal’ during a Test match against South Africa in Cape Town earlier that month, Australia could have

  • Bangladesh Skipper Mashrafe Mortaza in Snodonia

    Getaway, but no escape

    Ahead Bangladesh vs India match Mashrafe Mortaza and his family opted for a day and a half of quiet repose in the rural comforts of the Welsh region of Snowdonia. Mashrafe reached the small town of Snowdon, a town in Gwynnedd county, built around Wales’s highest mountain bearing the same name.

  • The Germany of cricket

    Since 2017, England had won ten out of twelve ODIs against Australia -- including a whitewash in the five-match ODI series at home last year -- and the hosts came into the 2019 World Cup with genuine hopes of clinching their maiden World Cup title.

  • India vs Bangladesh World Cup 2019 Match

    ‘We know where to bowl against India’

    Sunil Joshi is backing Bangladesh’s spin bowlers, led by the in-form Shakib Al Hasan, to hold their own against India when their World Cup campaign continues next week.

  • Bangladesh vs India

    Tigers on 5-day breather before the final push

    Having done the needful in their World Cup campaign so far, the Bangladesh team will now enjoy a five-day break before they attempt to take their World Cup campaign to the next level in the match against India on July 2.

  • Australia thrash England to move into semis

    Australia beat England by 64 runs at Lord's to secure their spot as the first team into the semi-finals.

  • Pakistan win by 49 runs against South Africa

    Pakistan win by runs 49 against South Africa at The Oval's.

  • Pakistan opt to bat against South Africa

    Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and decided to bat first in their must-win game against South Africa at Lord's today.

  • Carlos Brathwaite

    'Bittersweet' Brathwaite offers reminder of his explosive talent

    West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite offered a reminder of his astonishing firepower with a knock of 101 off 82 balls that almost delivered one of the greatest World Cup comebacks.

  • Naib rues missed chance against India

    Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib said he was disappointed but not too downhearted after his team, the minnows of the World Cup, lost narrowly to cricket giants India in the final over of their group stage match on Saturday.

  • Sudden death looms, but Tigers hopeful

    Sri Lanka’s upset win over England on Friday has breathed some life into a World Cup that was heading into predictable territory and Bangladesh may be one of the teams to benefit in the race to the semifinals, if they play their cards right. And that starts with winning tomorrow’s match against Afghanistan in Southampton’s Rose Bowl.

  • Mohammad Mithun talking to the reporter ahead ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Afghanistan Match

    ‘Should be careful against Afghans’

    Just a few miles from the Bangladesh team hotel in Southampton, the World Cup’s lowest-ranked team was giving the overwhelming

  • Mohammad Saifuddin and Shakib Al Hasan in Bangladesh vs West Indies Match

    ‘Saifuddin uncertain, Mosaddek looking good’

    “As far as I know he [Mohammad Saifuddin] is experiencing some pain and it may take some time,” Akram Khan said. “I will talk to the physio [Thihan Chandramohan] about that. But Mosaddek Hossain may be fit for the next game.

  • Mehedi Hasan Miraz athletic fielding

    A lesson learned the hard way

    Bangladesh lost their rare bout against World champions Australia by a margin of 48 runs at Trent Bridge yesterday. The defeat certainly served as a blow to Bangladesh’s dream for a place in the semifinals of the World Cup. It also a lesson the Tigers learned the hard way

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