ICC World Cup 2019

ICC scraps boundary count rule that decided 2019 World Cup

The contentious boundary count rule that resulted in England winning the 2019 World Cup despite the final against New Zealand ending in a tie has been scrapped by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and will no longer be used at future ICC events.

Oct 15, 2019, 10:57 AM IST

Sri Lanka fans throw birthday party for Kane Williamson on field

New Zealand are scheduled to play a two Test-series in Sri Lanka, with the first match starting on August 14 in Galle.

Aug 09, 2019, 18:28 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar questions Virat Kohli's reappointment as captain, calls selection committee lame ducks

Certain sections in the BCCI have also been vocal that splitting the captaincy could be a way forward for the Indian team as they now look to plan for the 2023 World Cup. 

Jul 29, 2019, 17:08 PM IST

Four spinners named in New Zealand Test squad against Sri Lanka

The upcoming matches will be New Zealand's first Test series in Sri Lanka since 2012, when the visitors first slumped to a 10-wicket defeat in Galle before registering a crushing 167-run win in Colombo. 

Jul 29, 2019, 08:26 AM IST

Endured 'excruciating' pain during World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer

Archer took 20 wickets during England`s successful campaign, bowling the crucial Super Over in the final at the Lord`s on July 14.

Jul 27, 2019, 13:43 PM IST

BCCI gets Mohammed Shami's US visa approved after initial rejection

Shami picked up 14 wickets in just four matches he played at the World Cup 2019, where India lost to New Zealand in the semifinals.

Jul 27, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

You have to be match-winners: Lasith Malinga urges young Sri Lankan bowlers

Malinga, who opted to bow out in front of the home crowd, further stressed that it was the right time to move on from the ODIs as Sri Lanka prepare to rebuild for the next ICC World Cup in 2023.

Jul 27, 2019, 10:13 AM IST

England bundled out for 85 before lunch on Day 1 of lone Ireland Test

England, who were playing their first match after clinching the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's World Cup title, failed to replicate a similar kind of performance and were bundled out for humiliating 85 before lunch on the opening day of the one-off Test match against Ireland at Lord's on Wednesday. 

Jul 24, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

ICC ODI Rankings: Chance for seventh-placed Bangladesh to extend lead over Sri Lanka

Seventh-placed Bangladesh will have a chance to extend their lead over Sri Lanka in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s ODI Player Rankings when the two sides lock horns in their first ODI series after the recently-concluded 2019 World Cup from July 27 at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. 

Jul 24, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Virat Kohli talks about his 'mistakes', says there's no culture of scolding in Indian dressing room

Speaking to an English daily, Kohli said he treats all the players with equal respect in the dressing room and resists from scolding youngsters whenever they commit any mistake during the course of a game. 

Jul 24, 2019, 11:06 AM IST

Eoin Morgan, JP Duminy set for maiden appearance in Bangladesh Premier League

The seventh season of the BPL is slated to take place from December 6.


Jul 22, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

No regrets: Kumar Dharmasena on 'error' in ICC World Cup 2019 final overthrow controversy

The ex-cricketer further confirmed that the decision to signal six runs rather than five runs had been backed by the rest of umpires including the third umpire as well as match referee Ranjan Madugalla. 

Jul 21, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

With CWC 2019 win, Morgan has climbed the Everest: Andrew Strauss

England team director Andrew Strauss said that skipper Eoin Morgan by winning the ICC Men`s Cricket World Cup has climbed the Everest and it is up to him to decide whether he continues in his role.

Jul 17, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

New Zealand should be proud of how they performed in World Cup final: Vettori

"It's the time to celebrate what went right and not focus too heavily on what went wrong," Vettori said.

Jul 16, 2019, 16:40 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

Amitabh Bachchan mocks ICC's boundary rule after England World Cup win

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is the latest to join the list of people criticizing the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the "boundary rule" which helped England win their first men's World Cup.

Jul 16, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

Highlights of the World Cup: Fantastic final caps off thrilling tournament

When we come to reflect on the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in years to come, that fantastic final at Lord’s will forever be the starting point.

Jul 16, 2019, 08:57 AM 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