Rain leads the World Cup Cricket points table with eight points – that’s if we’re permitted to discard the stiff upper lip in Her Majesty’s Great Britain and smile away the cloudy blues. In fact, we should not sulk but sportingly give the rain gods credit for the bashing they are inflicting on some of the top-notch
It’s every captain’s dream to win the World Cup. Going into this World Cup, Kohli not only has a fine team at his disposal but the cricketing world also believes that Team India can lift the coveted trophy for the third time (“Kohli aims to emulate India’s 2011 feat at World Cup,” May 27, Gulf Today).
Waqar shares a meaningful note to define the sportsmanship of the champions after India suffered their first defeat of this World Cup against the hosts
New Delhi: With the advent of two new balls in ODI cricket, the game has titled heavily in favour of the batsmen. Fast bowlers have not been able to successfully generate reverse swing -- a big weapon in the arsenal of pacers in the 90s and early 2000s. Coming to the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales,
Cardiff: Riding on a brilliant century by KL Rahul and a dominant 113 by old warhorse MS Dhoni India defeat Bangladesh by 95 runs in their final World Cup warm-up match in Cardiff on Tuesday. Batting first, the Indians finished on 359/7 in their 50 overs while chasing Bangladesh could manage only 264.
India boast the game’s undoubted superstar batsman in Virat Kohli but their bowling attack could hold the key to their hopes of World Cup glory. Despite their status as the game’s global powerhouse, India have only won the showpiece tournament twice, in 1983 and 2011.
MANCHESTER: Former India captain Krishnamachari Srikkanth says Virat Kohli side’s are having a demoralising effect on their World Cup opponents. India beat Pakistan by 89 runs via DLS method in Manchester on Sunday to extend their blistering start to the World Cup. Two-time champions India, among the favourites to lift the World Cup
The 30-year-old reached the landmark in his 222nd innings, surpassing Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar, who crossed the 11,000-run mark in 276 innings.
South Africa, who desperately need a win to keep their campaign alive after two successive defeats, saw their openers depart early in Bumrah's first spell.