England quick Jofra Archer will keep up his aggressive approach in Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand after his bouncer left Australia’s Alex Carey with a bloodied chin in Thursday’s semi-final at Edgbaston. The fast bowler gave England a great start by dismissing Australia captain Aaron Finch
LONDON: Opener Martin Guptill has struggled at the top for New Zealand, but is hopeful that he’s finding his touch in time for the big final against England at Lord’s. Guptill was one of the stand-out players for New Zealand in their 2015 World Cup campaign, when they were runners-up, finishing with 547 runs,
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has no problem that hosts England have been branded favourites for Sunday’s Cricket World Cup final but says anything is possible. A new 50-overs world champion will emerge at Lord’s after what many consider will be a battle between England’s deep
England face New Zealand in the World Cup final on Sunday knowing years of planning come down to a single day at Lord’s. When England exited the 2015 edition with an embarrassing defeat by Bangladesh, few were tipping them as potential champions in four years’ time. As England captain Eoin Morgan
Eoin Morgan urged England “not to shy away” from the pressure of the World Cup final after they stormed into the showpiece with an eight-wicket thrashing of champions Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday. Morgan’s side will face New Zealand at Lord’s on Sunday, with both sides bidding to win the title for the first time.
Birmingham: The Indian coaching staff, including chief coach Ravi Shastri, might have been handed a 45-day extension after their contract ended with the 2019 World Cup. But the position of assistant coach Sanjay Bangar is under the scanner as certain sections within the Board of Control for Cricket in India
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
After a long wait of 44 years, finally England have realised their dream of adorning the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) cabinet with an elusive World Cup trophy, thanks to the influx of migrants in the country. The epic final against New Zealand will go down in history as perhaps the best ODI game ever.
It was a superb display by the underdog Black Caps, who came into the match on the back of three straight defeats by Pakistan, Australia and England and only qualified for the semi-finals on net run-rate, while India topped the 10-team group stage.
Manchester: Virat Kohli admitted India had paid the price for “45 minutes of bad cricket” as the heart-broken skipper surveyed the wreckage of his side’s stunning World Cup exit. Kohli’s team crashed to an unexpected 18-run defeat against New Zealand in the semi-finals at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Needing just 240 to reach Sunday’s final,