NOTTINGHAM: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday defended not scheduling reserve days for group matches at the rain-marred World Cup and blamed the disruptions on “extremely unseasonable weather”. A record three matches have already been either abandoned or called off in the weather-hit
London: Chris Gayle will “relish” the chance to take on England quicks Mark Wood and Jofra Archer, according to West Indies coach Corey Collymore. Gayle has hinted he could retire from one-day Cricket after the World Cup and is eager to bow out on a high befitting his self-appointed “Universe Boss” moniker.
The 19-year-old Shaheen completed his four-wicket haul when he dismissed Rashid Khan, finishing with figures of 4-47 from 10 overs.
A sun-drenched day and baking hot temperatures made batting first in the day/night fixture an understandable decision.
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.
Manchester: Jason Holder on Friday claimed his struggling West Indies are still in the hunt to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals ahead of their game against unbeaten New Zealand in Manchester. Holder will be without injured all-rounder Andre Russell on Saturday, but the West Indies skipper
Nottingham: Glenn Maxwell reckons Australia have no need to fear England fast bowlers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood at the World Cup given they face Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins in the nets. The old rivals meet at Lord’s on Tuesday for a group match in what could be a preview of the final given
Glenn Maxwell reckons Australia have no need to fear England fast bowlers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood at the World Cup given they face Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins in the nets.