Pakistan are pinning their hopes for World Cup glory on a crop of youngsters who have the talent to beat anybody but could also pay for their lack of experience. The side have only won the showpiece 50-over tournament once -- under the captaincy of current Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in 1992.
India boast the game’s undoubted superstar batsman in Virat Kohli but their bowling attack could hold the key to their hopes of World Cup glory. Despite their status as the game’s global powerhouse, India have only won the showpiece tournament twice, in 1983 and 2011.
Naven Gorthi struck a majestic unbeaten 84 as Titans Cricket Club clinched a thrilling 5-run win over Hadaf Sporting RAK to set up a semi-final with MGM Sharjah in the NAS Cricket T10 Tournament, which is being held at the Wombats Cricket Ground in Jebel Ali.
Yuvraj Singh, a winner of two World Cup titles who overcame cancer and a drop in form to fight his way back into India’s national side, announced on Monday that he is retiring from cricket.
MBM Gulf CC thrashed Chemietech by nine wickets in a BS Super Star T20 tournament match at the Eden Gardens Ajman. Chemietech batting first posted 155 for the loss of eight wickets. Sapandeep Singh (42), Shivam (23) and Sandeep Singh Sandy (29) were their main scorers.
Only 7.3 overs were bowled at Hampshire's Rose Bowl on Monday after West Indies skipper Jason Holder won the toss and sent South Africa in to bat.
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis says the team’s record of repeated World Cup woes will have no bearing on a largely youthful squad at the 2019 tournament. Since making their World Cup debut in 1992 after decades of apartheid-enforced isolation, South Africa
India head coach Ravi Shastri believes the team have got all bases covered going into the World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30. In an interview with Cricketnext, Shastri said India have a flexible team and have players who can play at any position at any given point of time.
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur praised his team's resolve after a "shocking" defeat in their tournament opener.