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,
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
Chris Morris was bowling his ninth over and Suranga Lakmal was on strike when the bees descended upon the ground after the fifth ball was bowled.
Sri Lanka were bowled out for just 203 in their group match against South Africa on Friday and face an uphill task to secure a win that would lift them level on points with England.
MANCHESTER: Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s calculated batting in the middle overs has the full backing of the India team, skipper Virat Kohli said on Thursday amid criticism that the former skipper’s slow approach has not worked in the World Cup. Leading pacer Jasprit Bumrah also praised former skipper, saying it was
Pakistan kept their nerve to avoid a huge shock on Saturday, beating a spirited Afghan side by three wickets with just two balls to spare to keep their World Cup semi-final hopes alive.
Riding high on confidence after two back-to-back wins, Pakistan will look to carry on the winning momentum when they face Afghanistan in their crucial World Cup encounter at Headingley on Saturday. A win against Afghanistan will keep Pakistan in the hunt for the semi-final race. With seven points from seven games,
London: Another high-octane clash in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is on cards as two top contenders for the coveted trophy - New Zealand and Australia - are set to square-off at the historic Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on Saturday. Presently, both Australia and New Zealand are comfortably
Windies captain Jason Holder was boosted by the presence of Chris Gayle and Andre Russell in his starting line-up after his two key players were declared fit.