Queen salutes England after WC glory

The Queen sent her congratulations to England’s World Cup winners after their incredible triumph against New Zealand. England won the tournament for the first time by scoring more boundaries than New Zealand after both the regulation match and a rare Super Over finished tied at Lord’s on Sunday. Continue Reading

Kohli’s pat for Pant

Pant had done all the hard work to steady the innings after the team was reeling at 24 for four. He was well set, batting at 32 but got out while attacking spinner Mitchell Santner. “He’s still young. I made many errors when I was young in my career and he will learn. He will look back and think yes, he could have chosen a different option in that situation and he realises that already,” Kohli strongly came to the youngster’s defence. Continue Reading

World Cup 2019: Qualifying chances for Pak looks bleak

With England securing a win last night against New Zealand, Pakistan’s hopes of reaching the semi-final looks bleak as despite losing, New Zealand is still well-placed with 11 points on the table. Continue Reading

WC 2019: 48 matches, 10 teams & one cup

Ten days to go for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, the showpiece one-day international (ODI) tournament. The 12th edition to be hosted by England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July promises aplenty. The first match will be played at The Oval while the final will be played at Lord’s. Continue Reading

WC 2019: Bravo, Pollard in WI squad as reserve players

All-rounders Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo have been included in the list of 10 reserve West Indian players for the upcoming World Cup 2019. After having missed out on selection for the marquee event, Pollard might still find his World Cup dream realised if he is called as a replacement for an injured player. Continue Reading

WC 2019: Looking forward to meet India, says Ngidi

India will play their first match on 5 June against South Africa. And one man who is eagerly waiting for the encounter is Proteas’ pacer Lungi Ngidi. He believes that although India is a good team, a full strength South African side would be capable of giving them tough competition. Continue Reading