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ICC World Cup 2019: Mercurial Thisira Perera poised to repay Sri Lanka's faith

Perera endured a frustrating spell since clubbing a match-winning six to clinch Sri Lanka`s maiden Twenty20 World Cup title in 2014 but has turned a corner over the last 18 months to become one of their most dependable players.

May 25, 2019, 00:20 AM IST

South Africa's Faf du Plessis on form in warm-up win over Sri Lanka

South Africa were sent in to bat in the training match, which did not hold official One-Day International status, and posted 338 for seven, before bowling their opponents out for 251 in 42.3 overs.

May 24, 2019, 23:58 PM IST

England captain Eoin Morgan suffers injury blow ahead of ICC World Cup

England will kickstart their campaign against South Africa on May 30.

May 24, 2019, 18:53 PM IST

I remain relevant, good or bad but people still talk about me: Dinesh Karthik

After the World Cup squad was announced on April 15, the 33-year-old was the subject of an intense debate with many even questioning his selection over the highly-talented Rishabh Pant.

May 24, 2019, 18:41 PM IST

This 'King' pose of Virat Kohli in World Cup captains' pic leaves Twitter impressed

India will kickstart their campaign against South Africa on June 5.

May 24, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

MS Dhoni wants to fulfill dream of becoming painter post retirement

Dhoni, a two-time World Cup-winning captain, is set to travel to the United Kingdom with the Indian team for the showpiece, which could be the last of his illustrious career.

May 21, 2019, 00:23 AM IST

South Africa's Faf Du Plessis says wanted to do superman like things in previous World Cups

South Africa has built a reputation for themselves of "chokers" after losing big matches. The team has never gone past the semi-final stages of the World Cup. Du Plessis highlighted that the team needs to overcome its fear of failure to succeed in the World Cup.

May 19, 2019, 12:47 PM IST

Pakistan's Sana Mir becomes most successful women spinner in ODIs

Reflecting on her feat, Mir said that though it is a proud moment for her, she would have been more happy had her side won the match. 

May 13, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

South African legend AB de Villiers pulls out of Big Bash League

While Cricket Australia has decided to make it a 14-match league affair on a home-and-away basis, there is a possibility that a lot of big names will not be available for the better part of the tournament due to the cramped international calendar.

May 12, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

England batsman Jonny Bairstow picks World Cup glory over Ashes win

Bairstow also credited the Indian Premier League (IPL) for sharpening his skills and improving his form ahead of the World Cup.

May 09, 2019, 22:51 PM IST

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power

The elections for a new parliament and nine provincial legislatures are the first barometer of national sentiment since President Cyril Ramaphosa replaced Jacob Zuma as head of state in February 2018.

May 09, 2019, 06:52 AM IST

South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election

Queues built up at polling stations through the morning as South Africans started voting in parliamentary and provincial elections.

May 08, 2019, 15:27 PM IST

Chris Morris replaces injured Anrich Nortje in South Africa's ICC World Cup squad

South Africa will kickstart their campaign at the 2019 ICC World Cup against hosts England on May 30.  

May 07, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

South Africa's JP Duminy calls curtains to domestic career

Duminy-- who announced his retirement from Tests in September 2017-- will also call curtains to his one-day international career after the ICC World Cup.

May 06, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

Imad Wasim climbs to second position in ICC T20I rankings

Imad, who had topped the rankings two years ago, has leapfrogged leg-spinners Shadab Khan of Pakistan and Adil Rashid of England, after taking one for 24. 

May 06, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Chance for South Africa, Pakistan women players to improve ICC ODI rankings

South Africa are currently standing at the fifth spot with 13 points and Pakistan are placed sixth with 12 points in ICC Women's ODI team rankings. 

May 05, 2019, 13:57 PM IST

Rahul Chahar looks up to South Africa's Imran Tahir for guidance

Chahar, whose first cousin Deepak plays for reigning champions Chennai Super Kings, said he seeks advice from Tahir whenever he had a problem in his bowling.

May 04, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

Kagiso Rabada ruled out of remainder of IPL 2019 with back injury

Injured Kagiso Rabada was on Friday ruled of the rest of the IPL after South Africa decided to call the pacer back as a precautionary measure ahead of the World Cup.

May 03, 2019, 13:42 PM IST

India placed at 5th spot in ICC's expanded Men's T20I rankings table

The move to expand the table follows ICC’s decision last year that all men’s T20 matches between Members from January 1, 2019 will be classified as internationals.  

May 03, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

Key Proteas pacer Kagiso Rabada deals with stiff back ahead of World Cup

Delhi Capitals badly missed Rabada's services in the game against CSK in Chennai on Wednesday, when they were handed a massive 80-run loss.

May 02, 2019, 16:33 PM IST