England booked their place in the World Cup final against New Zealand with a dominant eight-wicket win over reigning champions Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday.
India captain Virat Kohli has urged frustrated fans in his cricket-crazy nation not to get emotional after their shock World Cup semi-final defeat to New Zealand on Wednesday.
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson insisted the fact his side lost to World Cup final opponents England earlier in the tournament would have no bearing on Sunday’s showpiece match at Lord’s.
The Black Caps, appearing in their eighth semi-final but yet to win the World Cup, came into this match on the back of three straight defeats by Pakistan, Australia and England.
Liam Plunkett has warned Australia that England are a “different sort of animal” from their predecessors as they prepare for a blockbuster World Cup semi-final. The Ashes rivals meet in Birmingham on Thursday with defending champions Australia hoping to stay on track for a sixth title while England aim to stay in the hunt for their first.
Manchester: They may have each had some slip-ups along the way, but it is perhaps no surprise that Cricket’s three wealthiest nations — England, India and Australia — are in the semi-finals of the World Cup. The tournament, which will generate some £400 million ($500 million) in broadcast revenues alone, is key in funding the International
India skipper Virat Kohli said on Monday that talk of a rift with star batsman Rohit Sharma was "ridiculous" and "baffling" and insisted all was well in the team camp ahead of the West Indies tour.
Rohit Sharma is on a roll these days, but the Indian vice-captain in limited-overs cricket says scoring hundreds means nothing if the Men in Blue don’t go on to lift the trophy on July 14 at Lords. On Saturday, Rohit scored 103 as India chased down the target of 265 against Sri Lanka with ease at Headingley, thus ending
London: England coach Trevor Bayliss has warned Australia that his side won’t crack under pressure if they have to bat second in Thursday’s World Cup semi-final. Bayliss’s side lost to Australia at Lord’s in the group stage after failing to chase down the holders’ total of 285-7. England were bowled out for 221 against