Pakistan's painful defeat against bitter rivals India in Manchester last Sunday sparked a furious reaction from supporters, with ex-pats living in Britain taking out their frustrations on the players.
Afghanistan, appearing at only their second World Cup, lost the toss but restricted Indai to 224 for eight in their 50 overs, giving themselves a genuine chance for a huge upset.
India and New Zealand are the only teams still unbeaten in the Cricket World Cup and both are in action on Saturday as the tournament moves into its 24th day. India takes on Afghanistan at the Rose Bowl
Cricket fans should expect a run bonanza at the ICC World Cup in England and Wales starting this month, India captain Virat Kohli said on Tuesday.
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.
Southampton: India opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup with a fractured finger, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced on Wednesday. The in-form batsman suffered the break while facing Australia’s Pat Cummins in India’s second match of the tournament
Birmingham: Powered by skipper Kane Williamson’s brilliant unbeaten 138-ball 106 and a racy 60 off 47 deliveries by Colin Grandhomme, New Zealand beat South Africa by 4 wickets in their 2019 Cricket World Cup match at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Wednesday. In reply to South Africa’s 241/6 off 49 overs,
Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has set his sights on a memorable 200th one-day international as his side chase a second successive World Cup win against New Zealand on Wednesday.
India captain Virat Kohli is prepared to vary his World Cup attack by adopting a ‘horses for courses’ strategy that seeks to make the most of the different conditions on offer during the one-day tournament in England and Wales.
CARDIFF: England captain Eoin Morgan hailed an “intimidating” Jason Roy after the opening batsman’s 153 fired England to victory over Bangladesh in their third World Cup match in Cardiff on Saturday. Roy failed to reach double figures as World Cup favourites England suffered a surprise defeat to Pakistan last time out,