Cricket World Cup

No retirement plan as of now, two World Cups to go, says Chris Gayle

 Speaking on the sidelines of the ''Ultimate Kricket Challenge (UKC)'', Gayle said that he still sees himself at the crease battling it out with the best in the business for another five years

Jan 01, 2021, 15:10 PM IST

Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev discharged from hospital after undergoing angioplasty, confirms Chetan Sharma

Legendary cricketer and former Indian captain Kapil Dev is absolutely fine now and has been discharged from the hospital after undergoing a successful angioplasty following a heart attack recently.

Oct 25, 2020, 16:05 PM IST

On this day in 2015, former Australian skipper Michael Clarke bid adieu to international cricket

Clarke notched up 8,643 runs in 115 Tests, 7,981 runs in 245 ODIs and 488 runs in 34 Twenty20Is he played for Australia.

Aug 23, 2020, 20:36 PM IST

Ricky Ponting shares 'treasured memories' from his three successful World Cup campaigns; see here

The Australian team has lifted the 50-over World Cup on five occasions and has the most number of ODI WC titles in the world.

Jul 01, 2020, 16:30 PM IST

Problems for Dhoni will increase if IPL doesn't happen: Madan Lal

Dhoni last played competitive cricket during the 2019 World Cup and was slated to return to the field during the opening match of the IPL on March 29. 

Apr 14, 2020, 12:36 PM IST

World Cup far away, need to focus on present: Rohit Sharma

The premier tournament is scheduled to commence from October next year in Australia. India batsman Rohit Sharma stressed that if they will focus on the present that will help them more than anything.

Dec 10, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Priyam Garg to lead India at U-19 World Cup next year

The 13th edition of the World Cup will be played between 16 teams, split into four groups. The top two teams from each group will then qualify for the Super League stage.

Dec 02, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

England captain Eoin Morgan troubled by World Cup win, says not 'fair to have result like that'

England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice -- first in regular play and then in the Super Over -- and Morgan`s side won the title on the basis of their superior tally of boundaries in the match.

Jul 20, 2019, 12:59 PM IST

Black Caps homecoming ceremony on hold

The homecoming ceremony for New Zealand's World Cup squad has been put on hold due to some "logistical complications".

Jul 16, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

No one lost final, there was a crowned winner: Kane 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".

Jul 16, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

'Sharing' World Cup title must be considered: New Zealand coach

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead believes the possibility of sharing the World Cup is something that "should be considered" by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after the Black Caps lost to England in the finals of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's.

Jul 16, 2019, 13:20 PM IST

World Cup victory helps Britain fall in love with cricket again: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that England's success in the Cricket World Cup has helped the nation fall in love with the sport once again.

Jul 16, 2019, 07:48 AM IST

The numbers behind ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019

The thrilling final throes of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 were all about emotions – each as raw as you’ll find.  

Jul 16, 2019, 07:21 AM IST

Kane Williamson and New Zealand didn't lose, they only missed the trophy

 When New Zealand captain Kane Williamson walked off a room full of over 100 journalists, a long round of applause followed. It wasn’t meant to be sympathetic but a nod to the spirit with which New Zealand played the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 final and the character its 28-year-old leader showed after a heart-breaking result.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Ben Stokes' incredible redemption rewards England its crowning jewel

World T20 final. Set 156 to beat England and win the championship, West Indies found themselves needing 19 off the last over, to be bowled by Ben Stokes. Nine out of ten times, it was England’s game, but Carlos Brathwaite pulled of a stunner like never before and in four balls smashed four sixes to lead West Indies to their second World T20 title. Brathwaite was ecstatic. Stokes down on his knees.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

Kane Williamson has an admirable team, says Eoin Morgan

England walked away with the coveted ICC World Cup 2019 after a riveting clash with New Zealand. The tournament came to a dramatic end with the match resulting in a tie, which further led to a Super Over. All hell broke lose when the Super Over tied too. However, despite having the same score, England was declared the winner for scoring 26 boundaries in the match while New Zealand had only 17 boundaries.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

Wimbledon checks on ICC on Twitter amid tense sports moments

Two major sports event divided the world on Sunday, July 14. While the majority followed the high octane cricket world cup clash between New Zealand and England, others witnessed the Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. 

Jul 15, 2019, 12:21 PM IST

England were deserving winners, says 'gutted' Kane Williamson after World Cup defeat

The most important cricket event ICC World Cup 2019 came to a dramatic end with the clash between finalists England and New Zealand resulting in a tie to produce a tie-breaker that also ended in a tie. 

Jul 15, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Streaker attempts pitch invasion during World Cup final at Lord's

The final of the World Cup 2019 had everything a sports lover could have asked for. Both England and New Zealand gave their all to lift their maiden World Cup trophy on Sunday.

Jul 15, 2019, 10:43 AM IST

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer star in Super Over as England lift the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup for the first time

England are the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup champions for the first time after Jofra Archer held his nerve to help beat New Zealand in a nail-biting Super Over at Lord’s.

Jul 15, 2019, 06:02 AM IST