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,
India captain Virat Kohli and Australia skipper Aaron Finch joined forces to condemn the “unfair” bail controversy that threatens to ruin the ongoing World Cup.
Only 7.3 overs were bowled at Hampshire's Rose Bowl on Monday after West Indies skipper Jason Holder won the toss and sent South Africa in to bat.
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis says the team’s record of repeated World Cup woes will have no bearing on a largely youthful squad at the 2019 tournament. Since making their World Cup debut in 1992 after decades of apartheid-enforced isolation, South Africa
Jason Holder’s West Indies are reviving memories of their World Cup glory days with a pace attack that has the ability to strike fear into opposition batsmen. The two-time champions opened their campaign at the tournament in England and Wales by skittling out Pakistan for just 105 at Trent Bridge as their quicks made good
London: Justin Langer has hailed the West Indies’ “Calypso cricket”, admitting they were his heroes when he was growing up as he prepares Australia to face their current battery of fast bowlers. The two teams, who have won seven out of the 11 World Cups so far between them, meet at Trent Bridge on Thursday after both cruised
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur praised his team's resolve after a "shocking" defeat in their tournament opener.
Nathan Coulter-Nile’s record-breaking innings laid the platform for Australia’s 15-run victory over the West Indies on Thursday as the World Cup holders bounced back from a top-order collapse to make it two successive wins.
Sri Lanka will aim for nothing but a win to keep themselves alive in the ongoing World Cup when they take on South Africa at the Riverside Cricket Stadium on Friday. A win would keep them afloat as competition tightens for the three remaining semi-final spots, but for that they have to get past a team with nothing to lose.