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‘WC 2019 final best white-ball game of all time’

England became the World Cup champions for the first time in cricket history after defeating New Zealand in a pulsating final which ended in a nail-biting Super Over at Lord’s.On Sunday, the Black Caps needed two to win from the final ball but a superb throw from Jason Roy in the deep saw Martin Guptill

‘Is it time to hand over white ball captaincy to Rohit Sharma?’

Following India’s exit from the ongoing World Cup, former Indian Test cricketer Wasim Jaffer thinks opener Rohit Sharma should lead India in the 2023 edition of the showpiece event which will be held in India. “Is it time to hand over white ball captaincy to Rohit Sharma?” tweeted Jaffer on Saturday. He further said: “I

Sunday is a day to look forward to and enjoy: Morgan

England’s resurgence in white-ball cricket has been spoken about quite a bit and to finally see their performance on the biggest stage – the World Cup – has impressed skipper Eoin Morgan. In fact, after the resounding win against Australia in the semi-final, Morgan wants the boys to do a repeat against New Zealand on

India not worried about over dependence on Rohit-Kohli-Rahul

A look at the run-scorers list of the Indian team once again brings to the fore the fact that the so-called batting powerhouse is dependent heavily on three batsmen — Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and K.L. Rahul. But the Indian team management has made it clear that they are not perturbed by either the trend

Shaun Marsh ruled out of WC with fractured arm

Left-handed Australia batsman Shaun Marsh has been ruled out from the ongoing World Cup with a fractured forearm. Wicketkeeper-batsman Peter Handscomb has been named as his replacement and it has also been approved by ICC’s technical committee and will join the Australian squad for the remainder of the tournament. Marsh suffered a fracture to his

Bumrah & Starc look to learn from opposition bowlers

The 2019 edition of the World Cup has once again seen the bowlers rule the roost and while it is being touted that the final of this edition of the World Cup could once again see India and Australia clash — making it a repeat of the 2003 final in South Africa — the role

India opt to bat against Bangladesh

India captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday won the toss and elected to bat against Bangladesh in their World Cup fixture at Edgbaston.India have made two changes to their playing XI which featured against England. They have included Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Dinesh Karthik in place of Kuldeep Yadav and Kedar Jadhav. Bangladesh have also made two

Finch happy with Australia’s form ahead of England clash

Defending champions Australia are currently placed second in the points table for the 2019 World Cup and skipper Aaron Finch believes that trusting one’s own abilities has been the key to his side’s success in the recent times. Ahead of Australia’s clash against England in the showpiece event, Finch pointed that the change in the

Shami thanks Dhoni, Bumrah after hat-trick show

Right-arm pacer bowled a brilliant spell at the death overs and claimed a hat-trick in the final over to help India upstage Afghanistan by 11 runs in a tense World Cup encounter in Southampton. With 16 runs needed off the final over, Shami conceded a boundary of the first ball to Mohammad Nabi (52). However,

India aim to continue winning run against Afghanistan

With three wins in four matches (including a no result), Team India will be looking to come out with yet another commanding performance and continue their winning run in the ongoing World Cup when they take on Afghanistan at the Rose Bowl here on Saturday. The Men in Blue have so far been able to