Last Updated : 2019-07-17 11:49:00

Rain-hit cricket World Cup may cost insurers millions - industry sources

20 Jun 2019 - 0     - 195

Lost revenues from a record number of rain-hit cricket World Cup games in England and Wales may result in insurance claims of a few million pounds for each abandoned fixture, insurance sources say.


Praise for ’gem’ Williamson after skipper guides New Zealand to tense win

20 Jun 2019 - 0     - 91

Plaudits were pouring in for New Zealand’s “gem of a player” Kane Williamson after he displayed ice-cold nerves in guiding his side to a four-wicket victory over South Africa in the Cricket Worl


Sri Lanka yet to play to their potential--Rumesh Ratnayake

19 Jun 2019 - 6     - 2788

After England amassed 397 runs against Afghanistan—the highest in the tournament so far —it is difficult to see how Sri Lanka’s ragged bowling attack might contain the hosts when they face each


Shikhar Dhawan out of World Cup 2019, Rishabh Pant named replacement

19 Jun 2019 - 0     - 209

Shikhar Dhawan, who suffered a hairline fracture on his thumb, has been replaced by Rishabh Pant in the India sqaud for the remainder of the World Cup. Dhawan suffered a hairline fracture during his m


England’s Morgan blasts record 17 sixes against Afghanistan

18 Jun 2019 - 0     - 195

England captain Eoin Morgan smashed his way into the record books on Tuesday, blasting 17 sixes - the most in a one-day international cricket innings - on his way to 148 off just 71 balls against Afgh


Eoin Morgan hits record 17 sixes in World Cup win

18 Jun 2019 - 0     - 195

Eoin Morgan rewrote the record books on Tuesday, clobbering 17 sixes - the most in a one-day international innings - in a blistering century as England crushed Afghanistan by 150 runs in their World C


Avishka challenges unlawful dismissal by SLC over fixing charges

18 Jun 2019 - 0     - 312

Avishka Gunawardana who is facing corruption charges from the Emirates Cricket Board, has filed actions in the Court of Appeal challenging the unlawful suspension by his employer –Sri Lanka Cricket.


Shakib smashes century as Bangladesh sink West Indies

18 Jun 2019 - 0     - 148

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan scored his second century in as many World Cup matches and Liton Das cracked an unbeaten 94 as they thumped twice champions West Indies by seven wickets on Monda


Asantha wants middle order to fire: Malinga returns home

17 Jun 2019 - 0     - 757

An 87-run defeat to Australia on Saturday leaves Sri Lanka with a tough task to earn a semi-final spot in the World Cup. It was a disappointing blow to the islanders who squandered their chance of ch


England to miss Jason Roy for Sri Lanka clash.

17 Jun 2019 - 0     - 146

England opener Jason Roy will miss their next two World Cup matches against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. Roy pulled up a hamstring during their eight-wicket win over West Indies on Friday and since then


Dinesh Chandimal- 2018 ODI Captain to 2019 World Cup ‘spectator’

17 Jun 2019 - 4     - 6311

In 2018, Dinesh Chandimal scored 298 runs at 42.52 in One-Day Internationals (ODI). Only Angelo Mathews, at 52.50, had a better average in the same period. However, the 29-year-old wicket-keeper bats


India beat Pakistan to maintain perfect World Cup record

17 Jun 2019 - 0     - 178

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - India extended their unblemished World Cup record against Pakistan after Rohit Sharma’s century and tidy bowling secured their 89-run victory via the Duckworth-Lewis


Sulking Sri Lanka boycott media conference: SLC says no sanction

16 Jun 2019 - 0     - 519

Sri Lanka have refused to face the press after their 87-run defeat to Australia in the World Cup. Sri Lanka are set to be fined by the ICC after refusing to attend conduct a compulsory post-match medi


South Africa ease to first World Cup win

16 Jun 2019 - 0     - 109

South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belts as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of reaching the semi-finals.


Australia flattens Sri Lanka, record 87-run win

15 Jun 2019 - 0     - 287

The Australians flattened the lacklustre Sri Lankan team with an excellent performance in the field to record an overwhelming 87 run victory in their World Cup fixture here at the Oval grounds yesterd


Australia sets 345 to win after Sri Lanka put them to bat first

15 Jun 2019 - 0     - 115

Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and elected to field first against Australia in their fifth World Cup match here at the Oval Cricket ground. Sri Lanka made one change to the playing


Root leads England to crushing win over West Indies

15 Jun 2019 - 0     - 76

Joe Root’s classy unbeaten century led England to a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over West Indies in a one-sided Cricket World Cup match in Southampton on Friday.


Australia have not hit peak form yet, claims Finch

14 Jun 2019 - 0     - 60

Australia are sitting pretty in the top four as they approach the mid-point of the group stage and yet skipper Aaron Finch knows his side have not played anywhere near their best yet.


Another green pitch awaits Lankans at the Oval

14 Jun 2019 - 0     - 256

Sri Lanka will be tested by the Australian pace duo of Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins in another green pitch in their fifth World Cup match at the Oval on Saturday.


Sri Lanka sweat on Nuwan Pradeep’s fitness ahead of Aussie clash

13 Jun 2019 - 0     - 317

Sri Lanka face a nervous wait to discover if seamer Nuwan Pradeep will be fit to take the field on Saturday for their fifth World Cup fixture against Australia here at the Surrey County Cricket ground


English weather claims another World Cup match

13 Jun 2019 - 0     - 122

The English rain claimed yet another World Cup victim after India’s group game against 2015 finalists New Zealand was called off without a ball being bowled at Trent Bridge on Thursday.


Warner century as Australia see off battling Pakistan

12 Jun 2019 - 0     - 100

David Warner scored his first century since returning from a ban as holders Australia ran out 41-run winners over Pakistan in an exciting World Cup clash at Taunton on Wednesday.


Malinga to return home following family bereavement

11 Jun 2019 - 0     - 1134

Lasith Malinga will return to Sri Lanka tomorrow to attend the funeral of his Mother-in-Law who has passed away yesterday. Malinga, an integral part of the national team is expected to unit with the t


Sri Lanka won’t be caught in the middle for long says Lewis

11 Jun 2019 - 0     - 646

Batting coach Jon Lewis insists the quality of Sri Lanka’s middle order will shine through sooner rather than later after their indifferent start to the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.


First points for South Africa in washed-out Southampton clash

10 Jun 2019 - 0     - 138

The clash between South Africa and West Indies was washed off after just 7.3 overs in Southampton on Monday (June 10). South Africa, after being put in, were 29 for 2 when rain showers refused to rele


Sri Lanka, Bangladesh seek leg-up as competition stiffens

10 Jun 2019 - 0     - 305

Despite the length of the tournament, it affords very little room for slip-ups, and a win for either team at this stage would do a world of good for their respective positions.


Yuvraj ready for fun after announcing international retirement

10 Jun 2019 - 0     - 135

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Yuvraj Singh, India’s middle-over batting lynchpin in two World Cup triumphs, retired from international cricket with immediate effect on Monday although he will look to play on i


’Sandpapergate’ ghost follows Australia into World Cup

10 Jun 2019 - 0     - 89

Sunday’s defeat by India not only broke Australia’s 10-match winning streak but also confirmed that last year’s ball-tampering scandal is not forgotten and has followed the reigning champions to


Clinical India win Oval showdown with Australia

10 Jun 2019 - 0     - 173

India’s top order fired in unison and their bowlers produced a tidy display to beat holders Australia by 36 runs in a blockbuster World Cup contest on Sunday.


Nuwan Pradeep to miss Sri Lanka’s match against Bangladesh

09 Jun 2019 - 0     - 324

Nuwan Pradeep, the Sri Lanka fast bowler, has suffered a dislocation and a cut on his right finger, and will require a week to recover.