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No one lost final, there was a crowned winner: Williamson

Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that “no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner”.On Sunday, Black Caps missed an opportunity to win their first World Cup after losing on boundary count to England in the finals

Yuvi rues not settling with any IPL team

He played a pivotal role in India’s two World Cup triumphs but Yuvraj Singh rued that he could never settle with any particular team in the Indian Premier League despite being among the most sought after for the better part of his career. The swashbuckling allrounder, who retired after a glittering career last month, represented

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

Dhoni spat blood while batting against England

Veteran M.S. Dhoni has been drawing a lot of flak for his batting approach in the ongoing World Cup. Fans and former cricketers have been left disappointed with the way Dhoni has struggled to score runs at a brisk pace in the tournament, thus questioning his intent and capabilities to collect runs freely and quickly

Pak fans to support India against England, one even sings ‘Jana Gana’

In the sporting world, the India-Pakistan rivalry needs no explanation. And when the two arch-rivals clash on cricket field, it not only ignites emotions and feelings but also attracts eyeballs globally. However, it will be a rarest of the rare occasion when on Sunday Pakistani fans will cheer and pray for their neighbours — India

WC hopes still strong: Morgan post Australia loss

England captain Eoin Morgan has insisted that his team’s World Cup hopes are not in jeopardy and they still have a “strong” chance of making it to the semi-finals.England, who came into the World Cup as hot favourites, on Tuesday suffered a 64-run defeat at the hands of arch-rivals Australia at the Lord’s. This was

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,

Sehwag says World Cup has come alive after SL beat England

While many called Sri Lanka’s win over England at Headingley on Friday as one of the biggest upsets of the 2019 World Cup, former India opener Virender Sehwag feels that it has made the showpiece event more lively and interesting. Sri Lanka beat England by 20 runs in a thrilling contest. Taking to Twitter, Sehwag

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

Anushka joins Kohli in England ahead of Afghanistan clash

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has joined her husband and Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli ahead of India’s clash against Afghanistan on Saturday in the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales.The couple was spotted in London earlier this week with a Kohli fan page posting about the outing on social media. “Virat Kohli and

Sad, 20 yrs to Pak cricket and still clarify personal life: Shoaib

Experienced batsman Shoaib Malik, who is drawing flak after Pakistan’s embarrassing defeat to India, has lashed out at the country’s media for claiming that he and other players were out partying and smoking sheesha hours before the crucial encounter in Manchester. India hammered Pakistan by 89 runs (D/L method) in a one-sided, rain interrupted tie

Pakistan lacked out of the box thinking: Tendulkar

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar feels Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed was confused and didn’t have a set game plan against arch-rivals India resulting in the crushing 89-run defeat (DLS method) in the crucial World Cup fixture at the Old Trafford. It was a commanding performance from the Men in Blue all the way as they first

Eyeball-to-Eyeball: India, Pak to battle it out with bat and ball

A cricketing rivalry that transcends beyond the realms of 22 yards will be reignited when India and Pakistan square off in a World Cup encounter that could have fascinating sub-plots with rain gods threatening an anti-climactic twist. The escalating cross-border tensions between the two neighboring nations add to the intrigue with KL Rahul’s technique being

Yuvraj Singh deserved a better send off: Rohit Sharma

Indian opener Rohit Sharma feels Yuvraj Singh, who has announced his retirement from international cricket, deserved a better farewell.Taking to social media after Yuvraj announced his retirement, Rohit said: “You don’t know what you got till it’s gone. Love you brother man. You deserved a better send off.” On Monday, the stylish southpaw announced his

It’s time to move on: Yuvraj calls time on international career

Fighting back tears, Yuvraj Singh Monday announced retirement from international cricket, ending a “rollercoaster” career during which he became the hero of India’s 2011 World Cup triumph and fought a gritty battle with cancer. “After 25 years, I have decided to move on. Cricket has given me everything and is the reason why I stand

India on the move at the World Cup

The start of the 2019 World Cup campaign for India against South Africa was perfect. The first match in any tournament is a crucial encounter because although one is mentally ready to a large extent, there is always a slight bit of doubt about ones and the team’s performance.India’s campaign commenced, as one would say,

Fans want Dhoni to keep Army insignia on gloves

A controversy has erupted after former Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni was seen sporting an Army insignia on his wicket-keeping gloves in the ongoing World Cup.In India’s opening game against South Africa on Wednesday, Dhoni was spotted with the regimental dagger insignia known as the “Balidaan Badge” of the Indian Para Special Forces on his gloves.

South Africa opt to bat against India (Toss)

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to bat against India in their World Cup fixture at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday.South Africa have brought in Hashim Amla and Tabraiz Shamsi whereas India have left out Mohammad Shami, Vijay Shankar, Ravindra Jadeja and Dinesh Karthik from their squad for this match.After

Brat to being responsible, role model Kohli turns new leaf

With great power comes great responsibility and no one knows it better than India skipper Virat Kohli. Not just a national heartthrob, cricket fanatics across the world look to emulate Kohli. And the once angry young man is definitely cooling down with each passing day. Call it the additional responsibility of being a role model