Epic Cricket WC & Wimbledon finals leave fans spellbound

While the World Cup final between England and New Zealand offered a gripping edge of the seat thriller with an epic super over, two legends of tennis, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, rallied on and on for five hours battling for supremacy in the Wimbledon final, the longest ever in the grass court. Continue Reading

England boast of too much class for New Zealand in WC final: Ponting

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has put his money on England to lift their maiden World Cup crown on Sunday, saying New Zealand would find it “exceptionally hard” to beat the hosts in the summit clash. England outplayed five-time champions Australia by eight wickets in the second semifinal in Birmingham on Thursday, and Ponting said his pre-tournament prediction about the home team is coming right. Continue Reading

India has better chance to win World Cup, says  Karunaratne

Praising India’s domestic structure for their rise in world cricket, Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne hoped his board would follow in BCCI’s footsteps. Sri Lanka, the 1996 champions finished the tournament on the sixth position with three wins from nine outings. Continue Reading

Duminy ashamed of SA’s World Cup flop

JP Duminy has apologised to South Africa fans after the country’s dismal showing at the World Cup. Faf du Plessis’s men have beaten only win-less Afghanistan in their opening seven games, meaning they cannot mathematically reach the last four. Continue Reading

New Zealand can be WC winners: McCullum

Former captain Brendon McCullum says New Zealand have the firepower to win the World Cup for the first time in their history. The Black Caps won a nail-biter against the West Indies here on Saturday to stay unbeaten at the 50-over tournament in England and Wales. Continue Reading