ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2019

Ireland in command after bowling England out for 85

25 Jul 2019 - 0     - 245

Ireland enjoyed a fairytale opening day in their first ever test match against England as they bowled out the hosts for 85 before building a healthy lead at sweltering Lord’s on Wednesday.


No Dickwella, Gunathilaka for Banga ODIs

24 Jul 2019 - 0     - 426

Wicket-keeper bat Niroshan Dickwella an opener Danushka Gunathilaka failed to find a spot in the 17-man squad named for the three match ODI series against Bangladesh starting this Friday.


Nuwan Kulasekara retires from international cricket

24 Jul 2019 - 0     - 189

T-20 World Cup-winning Sri Lanka pacer Nuwan Kulasekara announced retirement from international cricket with immediate effect on Wednesday.


End of an era: Malinga to bow out from ODI cricket on July 26

22 Jul 2019 - 0     - 380

Veteran seamer Lasith Malinga will end his ODI career on July 26 when Sri Lanka play Bangladesh in the first game of a three-match series. He will continue to be available for T20 cricket.


Umpire Dharmasena on six-run controversy

22 Jul 2019 - 0     - 850

When umpire Kumar Dharmasena signalled six runs off the fourth ball in England’s last over of their World Cup final run chase, there ensued a raging controversy over the validity of his call. This w


Several changes as Sri Lanka announce 22-man Squad for Bangla ODIs

19 Jul 2019 - 0     - 1164

The national cricket selectors axed allrounders Milinda Siriwardana and Jeevan Mendis and veteran seamer Suranga Lakmal and legs[inner Jeffrey Vandersay for the three match ODI series against Banglade


England coach to take over at Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL

19 Jul 2019 - 0     - 342

England’s World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss will take charge of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League next year, the team announced Thursday.


World Cup hero Roy given first England Test call, Wood sidelined

18 Jul 2019 - 0     - 288

England have give Jason Roy his first Test call-up to face Ireland after the Surrey opener played a key role in his country’s historic World Cup triumph, but pace bowler Mark Wood will be sidelined


England win World Cup in Super Over after incredible tie

14 Jul 2019 - 0     - 767

What a match. No World Cup final has created as much excitement as the one played at Lord’s on Sunday between England and New Zealand. After a gripping performance by both teams, England prevailed,


World Cup final: New Zealand opts to bat first

14 Jul 2019 - 0     - 112

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bat first in the ICC Cricket World Cup final against England here at Lord’s Cricket ground.


England vs New Zealand: Battle to be first time World Champions

13 Jul 2019 - 0     - 241

These are not the finals many anticipated, heading into the semis. But New Zealand and England produced stunning performances to see off two-time World Cup champions India and five-time semifinal winn


Kumar Dharmasena and Ranjan Madugalle to officiate WC finals

12 Jul 2019 - 0     - 657

The umpires and officials for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 final have been appointed following the conclusion of the two semi-finals.


Simply perfect England end 27-year final wait

12 Jul 2019 - 0     - 270

Cricket can be a game of some complexity and nuance but as England showed in their dismantling of Australia in Thursday’s World Cup semi-final, it can also be a remarkably straightforward sport.


England wait on pitch before naming bowling attack

10 Jul 2019 - 0     - 221

England may change their bowling combination for Thursday’s Cricket World Cup semi-final against Australia if the Edgbaston pitch assists spinners, captain Eoin Morgan said on Wednesday.


New Zealand stun India to reach final despite Jadeja heroics

10 Jul 2019 - 0     - 331

New Zealand survived Ravindra Jadeja’s late onslaught to stun India by 18 runs in a low-scoring thriller on Wednesday and reach the Cricket World Cup final for the second time in a row.


India dominate New Zealand before rain forces reserve day in Manchester

10 Jul 2019 - 0     - 222

India’s disciplined bowling attack dominated New Zealand before intermittent rain washed out the rest of Tuesday’s play in the first Cricket World Cup semi-final which will continue on Wednesday.


New Zealand bat first in first semi against India

09 Jul 2019 - 0     - 98

New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first in the first semi-final of the Cricket World Cup 2019 against India at the Old Trafford grounds.


Avishka Fernando — living his father’s dream

08 Jul 2019 - 0     - 1197

When his wife was pregnant with their first child, Colin Fernando prayed hard for a boy. Because he had only one dream: and that was to see his son play cricket.


The numbers behind the success of the four World Cup semi-finalists

08 Jul 2019 - 0     - 388

The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 group stage has exposed 10 nations to every possible pressure, examining every nook and cranny of their method in the 50-over format.


New Zealand to tour Sri Lanka for 2 Tests and 3 T20Is in August

05 Jul 2019 - 0     - 328

New Zealand cricket team will travel to Sri Lanka in August to play two Tests Tests and three T20Is, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) confirmed on Friday (July 05). The two Tests will be part of the inaugural


Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul both hit centuries as India secured a seven-wicket victory

05 Jul 2019 - 0     - 844

Picture being at the receiving end of such a dominant performance! Virat Kholi’s men hardly broke a sweat as they pounded the hapless Sri Lankans to a comprehensive seven-wicket win in their final g


Bairstow ton as England crush New Zeaand to storm into semis

04 Jul 2019 - 0     - 209

England stormed into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1992 after Jonny Bairstow’s second consecutive century helped secure a comprehensive 119-run victory over New Zealand


Hathuru disappointed with World Cup performance

03 Jul 2019 - 0     - 1037

Head Coach Chandika Hathurusingha is disappointed after Sri Lanka were eliminated with one match to go in the 2019 World Cup. Sri Lanka will face India—a strong contender for the title—in their la


Rusty Mathews thwarts Windies historic run chase

02 Jul 2019 - 0     - 587

Angelo Mathews hadn’t bowled a ball in an ODI for 8 months, and hadn’t even bowled in the nets all tournament for Sri Lanka.


Avishka, Pooran lit up a high scoring thriller

01 Jul 2019 - 0     - 705

Two young batting talents—Avishka Fernando and Nicholas Pooran lit up the Sri Lanka vs West Indies World Cup dead-rubber at the Riverside Durham cricket stadium with some scintillating batting perfo


Sri Lanka eliminated after England end India’s unbeaten run

01 Jul 2019 - 0     - 715

A spirited England ended India’s unbeaten run in the Cricket World Cup with a 31-run victory in a high-scoring group match to boost their semi-final prospects on Sunday.


Logout West Indies looking ahead to building beyond the World Cup after honest team meeting

30 Jun 2019 - 0     - 280

West Indies have done some soul-searching since their elimination from the World Cup and head coach Floyd Reifer insists the clash against Sri Lanka is their first step on the path to a brighter futur


Karunaratne only worried about what Sri Lanka can control in semi-final fight

30 Jun 2019 - 0     - 220

Sri Lanka’s World Cup fate is out of their own hands after defeat to South Africa on Friday in Durham. But skipper Dimuth Karunaratne insists he and his fellow batsmen are ready to turn the tide in


From facts to axe?

30 Jun 2019 - 0     - 409

After Sri Lanka registered a 1-wicket win over South Africa to savour their first series victory (2-0) in the land of Big Fives, a dressing room video was leaked. It showed players lavishing praise on


Hard-to-fathom Lankans’ perplexing CWC campaign

30 Jun 2019 - 0     - 205

The Sri Lanka cricket team is like the British weather. If you like them one day—like on June 21, when they brought down one of the pre-tournament favourites, England—there’s a good chance you m


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