The 24th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup took place between England and Afghanistan at Manchester. England won the toss and opted to bat first. The first powerplay was too quiet for the English as they scored 40 odd runs.
The most-anticipated World Cup clash between India and Pakistan ended in favor of India as India easily won the match by 89 runs margin. Sachin Tendulkar who spoke to the press people said, "Pakistan lost the match due to Sarfaraz. Right from the toss he never made a proper decision. Ex-Captain and PM Imran Khan asked Sarfaraz to bat if he wins the toss, but he opted to bowl.
Reportedly former Pakistan all rounder Shahid Afridi was full of praise for Team India after their thumping win over Pakistan in the World Cup fixture at the Old Trafford. Meanwhile it was a clinical performance from India in all the three departments as they defeated Pakistan by 89 runs (DLS method) on Sunday.
The 23rd match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 took place between West Indies and Bangladesh. Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl. Chris Gayle who had huge expectations had another failure as he went for a 13 ball duck. West Indies never looked comfortable.
The 22nd match of the ICC Cricket World Cup took place between the arch-rivals India and Pakistan. As expected, the weather played a spoilsport.
But, India had some bright sunshine when they came to bat. As Dhawan was left out due to a fracture, Vijay Shankar came in his place and Rahul
opened the innings with Rohit Sharma.
As per report the "far better" Indian team has a much higher probability of winning against Pakistan in their forthcoming Cricket World Cup clash, said former India captain Kapil Dev on Friday. Kapil Dev told "The Indian team is definitely far better. He is not saying because he is Indian, but he feels when he was playing the Pakistan team was much better than us. Today he can say that if they play
Reportedly the Indian coaching staff, including chief coach Ravi Shastri, will be handed a 45 day extension after the ongoing World Cup even though their contract ends with the showpiece event. Meanwhile besides Shastri, the support staff also includes assistant coach Sanjay Bangar, bowling coach
Reportedly Young Rishabh Pant is set to go to England as cover for the injured Shikhar Dhawan even though the latter will continue to stay with the team and undergo treatment for his injury. When speaking to reporters, sources in the know of developments said that Pant has already been told that he needs to get ready to leave for England at the earliest.
After rain ruining matches for the past two days, Australia and Pakistan faced-off each other at Taunton for the 17th match of ICC Cricket World Cup. Pakistan won the toss and opted to field first. Finch and Warner opened the innings on a positive and brisk note.
Team India suffered a major setback as opener Shikhar Dhawan is going to miss the action due to a thumb fracture. Dhawan was the hero of India's win over Australia on Sunday with a knock of 117 off 109 balls. He sustained the Thumb Fracture after being hit on his left thumb by a rising delivery from pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Team India suffered a major setback as opener Shikhar Dhawan is going to miss the action for three weeks due to a thumb fracture. Dhawan was the hero of India's win over Australia on Sunday with a knock of 117 off 109 balls. He sustained the Thumb Fracture after being hit on his left thumb by a rising delivery from pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Indian Opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the ongoing World Cup tournament due to a thumb fracture. The Left-handed batsman scored 117 in quick time with more than a 100 strike rate helped India to put a massive total of 352.
Mumbai sources reported that fighting back tears, Yuvraj Singh Monday announced retirement from international cricket, ending a "roller coaster" career during which he became the hero of India's 2011 World Cup triumph and fought a gritty battle with cancer. The 37 year old Yuvraj said addressing the media "After 25 years, I have decided to move on. Cricket has given me everything and is the reason why I stand here today”.
Yuvraj Singh had announced retirement from all formats of cricket at a press conference in Mumbai. The 37-year-old last represented India in June 2017 and is hanging his boots with 8701 runs from 304 ODIs at 36.55 with 14 hundred and 52 fifties. He is treated as one of the Modern Greats of Indian Cricket.
After BCCI's to allow MS Dhoni to wear gloves having the army insignia, ICC has turned down the request as it violates the laws of the game. Dhoni will be fined if he continues to wear the gloves. Dhoni was given an honorary lieutenant colonel in the Parachute Regiment of India's army and in honor of them he had his gloves bearing the Balidan.