New Zealand captain Kane Williamson urged his side to move on after an 86-run defeat by champions Australia at Lord’s on Saturday condemned the Black Caps to their second straight loss of the World Cup. Williamson’s side will guarantee their place alongside Australia — the team that beat them in the 2015
London: Afghanistan’s Hamid Hassan felt he could have stopped Pakistan from getting over the line in a thrilling World Cup match if his one-day career hadn’t come to an end with a painful injury. Paceman Hassan, 32, could only bowl two overs before injuring his hamstring as Pakistan overcame a tense
Avishka Fernando smashed his first one-day international century as Sri Lanka scored an imposing 338-6 in their World Cup clash against the West Indies on Monday, with both sides playing only for pride.
Jonny Bairstow hit a hundred before Chris Woakes starred as England ended India’s unbeaten run at this World Cup with a 31-run win on Sunday to once again leave semi-final qualification in their own hands. England, who came into this match on the back of successive defeats by Sri Lanka and Australia,
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.
Faf Du Plessis hopes the controversy over AB De Villiers’ attempt to come out of retirement for the World Cup can fuel his side’s bid to rescue their spluttering campaign. South Africa’s World Cup hopes are hanging by a slender thread after Monday’s match against the West Indies was abandoned due to rain in Southampton.
Sharjah: The way India dominated both their toughest opponents South Africa and defending champions Australia, surely they have emerged as the strongest contenders for the World Cup. The Indians outclassed Aussies in every department of the game, never once looking troubled against the mighty Kangaroos.
Mohammad Amir will hope to enjoy another landmark occasion at Taunton when Pakistan face Australia there in a World Cup match on Wednesday. The group fixture at southwest county Somerset’s headquarters sees Amir back at the ground where he made his return to first-class cricket in England three years ago.
Nottingham: India on Tuesday put Shikhar Dhawan under observation over a hand injury that could sideline the batsman for at least two weeks at the World Cup. Dhawan led India to their second win of the 50-over tournament with his 117 against holders Australia on Sunday, but the opener took a hit near the thumb
Sharjah: Rain, rain go away little Johnny wants to play – one of the most popular rhymes that all of us have read and every kindergarten student knows by heart. The rain has always been notorious for playing spoilsport, marching relentlessly over the ambition of the desperate children, who want to make