Another super over should decide World Cup winner: Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday endorsed a second super over to decide the winner instead of considering the boundary count if such an extraordinary situation arises like it did in the World Cup final. Continue Reading

WC trophy could have been shared: Whatmore

Former Sri Lanka coach Dav Whatmore Tuesday weighed in on the boundary count rule which handed England the World Cup, and said that the trophy could have been shared with New Zealand as it would have been a fair reflection of the two teams’ tenacity. Continue Reading

Football: India holds Syria in inconsequential match

Already out of reckoning for a berth in the final, India produced their best performance of the tournament to play out a 1-1 draw against Syria in the final league match of the Intercontinental Cup football tournament here Tuesday. Continue Reading

Chennai District Badminton championship held at Thoraipakkam

Chennai District Badminton Championship 2019 was conducted by CDBA (Chennai District Badminton Association) and Smasher Sports Academy on 7 and 8 July at Smasher 2.0 Sports and Arts Academy, Thoraipakkam. Continue Reading

World Cup finals: What the English players said

England found cricketing bliss by dint of divine intervention and Ben Stokes’ brilliance, cracking a code that proved indecipherable for 44 years as history sliced through teary-eyed New Zealand’s grasp in a final that will be remembered for ages. England won it via Super Over on boundary count. Continue Reading

Technical knockout: Kiwis question ‘cruel’ rules

Heartbroken New Zealanders expressed pride Monday in the Black Caps’ fighting spirit after defeat to England in the Cricket World Cup final, but also bemusement at the obscure rules that cost them the match. Continue Reading

You always don’t need to play perfect game: Stead

A team need not always play the perfect game to win but can adapt to the conditions as New Zealand showed during their semi-final win against India, coach Gary Stead said ahead of their World Cup final against England on Sunday. Continue Reading