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

Neesham, Williamson lead the way as Kiwis demolish Afghanistan

09 Jun 2019 - 0     - 80

New Zealand cemented their spot at the top of the cricket World Cup league table with a seven-wicket victory over minnows Afghanistan thanks to a unbeaten half-century by Kane Williamson and fine bowl


Roy century sets up England's crushing win over Bangladesh

08 Jun 2019 - 0     - 99

England posted their highest World Cup total to overcome their Bangladesh hoodoo in style as they got back to winning ways with a crushing 106-run victory in Cardiff on Saturday.


Net bowler hit on head by Australia’s David Warner in World Cup practice

08 Jun 2019 - 0     - 251

Australia halted their practice session at the Oval on Saturday after opening batsman David Warner hit a net bowler on the head with a powerful drive.


Dimuth Karunaratne frustrated as rain denies Sri Lankan momemtum

08 Jun 2019 - 0     - 272

Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne vowed his side will continue to fight until the end of their ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup campaign after their game against Pakistan was abandoned without a ball


Tailender Coulter-Nile sparks Australia revival win over West Indies

07 Jun 2019 - 0     - 89

Nathan Coulter-Nile’s record-breaking innings laid the platform for Australia’s 15-run victory over the West Indies on Thursday as the World Cup holders bounced back from a top-order collapse to m


Pressure-free Pakistan ready to deliver against Sri Lanka

06 Jun 2019 - 0     - 177

Pakistan’s stunning victory over World Cup favourites England has eased the pressure on Sarfaraz Ahmed’s squad before Friday’s potentially tricky test against Sri Lanka at Bristol, batting coach



Pakistan urged to stay ’ruthless’ in Sri Lanka World Cup clash

06 Jun 2019 - 0     - 385

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has urged his team to “stay ruthless” at the World Cup as they train their sights on Sri Lanka after shocking England.


New Zealand hold nerve to sink Bangladesh in thriller

06 Jun 2019 - 0     - 175

New Zealand held their nerve under the floodlights to beat Bangladesh by two wickets in a dramatic low-scoring Cricket World Cup match at The Oval on Wednesday.


Patient Rohit century gives India winning start to World Cup

06 Jun 2019 - 0     - 130

Opener Rohit Sharma scored a composed unbeaten century as India got their Cricket World Cup campaign off to a solid start with a six-wicket victory over a sloppy South African side at a vibrant Rose B


Hathuru backs his side to kick on in the World Cup

05 Jun 2019 - 0     - 498

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha believes that his side’s 34-run DLS victory over Afghanistan can give them confidence to kick-start their ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign.


Experienced bowling attack the key for victory, according to Thisara Perera

05 Jun 2019 - 0     - 186

Sri Lanka’s experienced bowling attack the key for victory, according to Thisara Perera Thisara Perera hailed the experience of the Sri Lankan bowling attack after they rescued victory from the jaws



Sri Lanka must toughen up against Afghanistan, says Malinga

04 Jun 2019 - 0     - 182

Veteran paceman Lasith Malinga said Sri Lanka must be mentally tough against Afghanistan as they seek to get their World Cup campaign up and running on Tuesday.


Destabilized Sri Lanka seek resurgence against promising Afghanistan

03 Jun 2019 - 0     - 351

After being comprehensively beaten on all three fronts in their opening game against New Zealand, Sri Lanka will hope for a much improved performance against dark horses Afghanistan on Tuesday, 4 June


Confident Gulbadin expects batters to deliver against Sri Lanka

03 Jun 2019 - 0     - 168

Keep calm and carry on - that’s Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib’s message to his players ahead of their second World Cup clash against Sri Lanka in Cardiff.


’Our cricket has come a long way over the last 12 years’ - Shakib

03 Jun 2019 - 0     - 219

After his team’s memorable win over South Africa at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 on Sunday, 2 June, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan reflected on the ever-increasing expectations fro


Du Plessis seeks new plan for South Africa as injuries bite

03 Jun 2019 - 0     - 138

South Africa need a new strategy after an abysmal start to the World Cup because ‘Plan A’ has already been ruined by injuries to their pace attack, captain Faf Du Plessis has said.


Batting first is always difficult in Cardiff but Sri Lanka needed to score 250 runs to be competitive

01 Jun 2019 - 0     - 342

Especially in Cardiff, losing the toss and batting first is not easy. The ball was doing a little bit but the important thing was to try and bat the first 20 overs without losing too many wickets.


Karunaratne calls for batting patience after Sri Lanka’s opening loss

01 Jun 2019 - 0     - 344

Dimuth Karunaratne urged Sri Lanka’s batsmen to follow his lead and urged patience as his side aim to recover from a heavy opening loss to New Zealand.


Afghanistan bat against Australia in World Cup

01 Jun 2019 - 0     - 134

Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib took the bold decision to bat against champions Australia in their World Cup opener at Bristol on Saturday.


New Zealand trash Sri Lanka by 10 wickets

01 Jun 2019 - 0     - 383

New Zealand paceman Matt Henry led an inspired bowling unit to run through Sri Lanka’s batting and power the Black Caps to a 10-wicket win in their World Cup opener on Saturday.


Sri Lanka turn to former greats to inspire next generation

31 May 2019 - 0     - 492

New Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne has enlisted a number of former greats to try and inspire his side on the eve of their tournament opener against New Zealand.


Thomas, Gayle lead West Indies World Cup rout of Pakistan

31 May 2019 - 0     - 164

West Indies crushed Pakistan by seven wickets in a one-sided World Cup match at Trent Bridge on Friday, with the two-time champions showing they are a resurgent force in the one-day game.


England overwhelm South Africa in World Cup opener

30 May 2019 - 0     - 318

Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes lit up The Oval to ensure England defeated South Africa and got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start.


World Cup opener: South Africa bowl

30 May 2019 - 0     - 171

South Africa put host England to bat first in the opening match of the 2019 Cricket World Cup at the Oval a short while ago.


Cricket World Cup: Five batsmen to watch

30 May 2019 - 0     - 329

Cricketers and pundits have predicted that the World Cup in England and Wales will be a high-scoring affair. We take a look at five batsmen who could wreak havoc.


World Cup kicks off with Royal appointment and street party in front of Buckingham Palace

30 May 2019 - 0     - 483

While the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Opening Party got under way on the Mall, just up the road the expectant captains got a royal audience in a very grand ‘pavilion’.


England expects as host nation launch World Cup party

29 May 2019 - 0     - 148

England launch the World Cup on Thursday as favourites to bludgeon their way to victory for the first time but will fear a Virat Kohli-inspired India and a hungry Australia.


West Indies put down a marker to be the first team to reach 500

29 May 2019 - 0     - 637

West Indies blitzed their way to a 400-plus total against New Zealand in the last warm-up game before the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 gets under way, and the power in their batting was unreal.