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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Kane Williamson’s New Zealand gave everything they could

There are a few moments that are difficult to put in words. The World Cup final between England and New Zealand is one of them. Technically, New Zealand did not lose the final, but England win the World Cup...

Ben Stokes and the redemption in the Final

"He was England’s crisis man throughout the World Cup and he stood up once again when everything was stacked against them. Yes, he had some luck go his way, but he had rotten luck in the group stages where...

Dominant England sends Kangaroos packing from the semi-final

"This sets up the finale at The Lord’s very nicely as the cricketing world gears up for a new world champion as the hosts will lock horns with the Blackcaps on Sunday. England will look to extend their comprehensive...
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Video: New Zealand defeat mighty India

It was supposed to be a one-sided affair. But in the end, it was New Zealand who advanced to the semi-finals. The semi-final turned out to be a battle of nerves. As usual, Kane Williamson and his boys kept...

A second chance for New Zealand

Two extensively different characters, two brilliant leaders lead New Zealand to two back-to-back World Cup finals.... Brendon McCullum's team in the 2015 World Cup was considered as a match-winning side. When Kane Williamson's BlackCaps made it to the semi-final in...

Pakistan: Unpredictability will surely have to go

"Players like Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Imad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi, etc. will learn a lot from this campaign while going forward into their careers which will ultimately bode well for Pakistani cricket" The Pakistani campaign, almost till the end,...

Rassie van der Dussen: South Africa’s silver lining in a horrid World Cup

"Rassie van der Dussen was perhaps the sole or one of the few silver linings for the Proteas in what can be termed as their worst World Cup ever. He may well be the heart of South Africa's middle-order...

Alex Carey continues to be Australia’s unsung hero

"Australia have certainly got a player down the order who will not succumb to pressure down the order and that's a major boost ahead of the knockout stage" David Warner has hit the headlines after almost every Australia's fixture in...

Bangladesh: A frustrating end

"They showed talent but missed the crucial moments in the big games" If the previous edition of cricket’s biggest fair intimated the world about the fast-growing stature of Bangladeshi brand of cricket, this edition further concreted the fact that the...
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Video: India secure the semi-final spot beating Bangladesh

It was one of the most anticipated matches of this year's ICC World Cup. Bangladesh have shown the courage to challenge the might of India. But like the past, they went down fighting. India are through to the semi-finals.
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Video: England make a comeback

In a do or die encounter for the hosts, the English boys have finally made a comeback. It had been the England, which all expected to witness. India's unbeaten run came to an end.
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Video: India remain unbeaten

Manchester was abuzz as India gun down West Indies in style. The West Indian pacers did give the Indian batsmen some nervy moments, but in the end, they posted a fighting total. While their bowlers gave West Indies no...

Pakistan are well and truly alive

"The comparisons from 1992 are running at another level. It’s the mother of all coincidences. There has never been a similar result sheet for any team in the history of the World Cup" Three losses, one win, one washout. That was...

Clinical Bangladesh!

Afghanistan were no match for Bangladesh, who were ruthless with the ball and cultured with the bat..... Forget the semi-final berth, forget the finalist tag or even the World Cup glory, it might sound a bit crazy, yet true, that...

Finally, the other Pakistan turns up

"Hence, Pakistan will hope that the other Pakistan which was there in the game against South Africa or England turns up game after game" “That’s Pakistan cricket at it’s very best, one minute down, next minute up!” These are Nasser Hussain’s...
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Video: India survive the scare from Afghanistan

It was a low-scoring affair. Afghanistan gave the hot favourites of World Cup a mighty scare, a Mohammed Shami hat-trick halted the Afghan progress. India remain unbeaten.

West Indies being West Indies; colourful, entertaining and energetic; but sense and sensibility needed...

4 days, 4 thrilling encounters! The conquest at Manchester reached an epic level when Brathwaite decided to take desperate measures. But West Indies being West Indies. A bit more sense would have bailed them out…. We experienced a week during...

For how long will Taylor, Williamson save New Zealand?

"The Kiwis must take a cue from their Oceania neighbours, Australia. Even the reigning champions have had close encounters but they have managed to put 300-plus totals and a lot of credit should go to their openers, Aaron Finch...

Sri Lanka defy the odds; pull off a thrilling win

"Well, this World Cup needed a thriller, it needed an upset, it couldn’t have been bigger than this" There is life in this World Cup! Sri Lanka have done something that no one would’ve imagined. Nobody would’ve even given them...

David Warner-inspired Australia keeps getting better

"When his slow knock cost Australia the match against India, Warner knew he needed introspection before he played his next. It was a matter of time when he would break the ice and just be himself at the crease" David...

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Kane Williamson’s New Zealand gave everything they could

There are a few moments that are difficult to put in words. The World Cup final between England and New Zealand is one of...