It is the first time England have reached this stage since 1992, when they made the last of their three losing appearances in the final.
Chester-le-Street: Jonny Bairstow’s second successive hundred laid the foundation for England’s 119-run thrashing of New Zealand that saw the tournament hosts secure their place in the semi-finals of the World Cup on Wednesday. It is the first time England have reached this stage since 1992 World Cup, when they
How a dropped catch not only changes the course of a game but also seals the fortune of a team was once again evident when a sloppy Bangladesh spurned a chance to make it to the semis at the World Cup. In-form India opener Rohit Sharma, when on nine, got a reprieve as a butter-fingered Tamim Iqbal put down
Chester-le-Street: England and New Zealand head into their final World Cup group match on Wednesday, each knowing that a win would see them into the semi-finals. Even a defeat would not spell the end of either team’s chances of emerging as one of the top four from the 10-team round-robin phase.
Die-hard Pakistani fans still hope that their team can produce a miracle and enter World Cup semi-finals, but one toss of a coin is enough to dash their hopes
Chester-le-Street: Eoin Morgan hailed “outstanding” England and “match-winner” Jonny Bairstow as the World Cup hosts clinched a semi-final place with a 119-run rout of New Zealand at Chester-le-Street on Wednesday.
LONDON: KL Rahul’s century in Tuesday’s warm-up match against Bangladesh suggested he could be the answer to India’s search for a reliable number four batsman at the World Cup but the right-hander says he is happy to bat anywhere. Two-time champions India continue to fret over the problematic batting position
London: Pakistan find themselves “alive and kicking” in the World Cup despite a disastrous start as coach Mickey Arthur warned his unpredictable team were still gunning for the semi-finals. The 1992 champions were on the brink of elimination after losing three of their first five games, including a bruising
Imran Tahir started off being mocked and jeered. When he was done, he received a standing ovation. In between, he achieved the most wickets for South Africa in Cricket World Cup history.