England players celebrate with the trophy after their victory in the fifth ODI against Pakistan on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
Leeds: The final places in England’s World Cup squad could come down to the personal preference of white-ball captain Eoin Morgan, according to coach Trevor Bayliss. Tournament hosts England, bidding to win the World Cup for the first time, have risen to the top of the one-day international rankings
London: England captain Eoin Morgan believes the tournament hosts have done everything they possibly could to get themselves ready for a tilt at the World Cup. One-day cricket has long been the poor relation of the international game in England in terms of status.
Australia on Monday appointed ex-England bowling coach Troy Cooley for their upcoming Ashes series as they bid to win the urn on away soil for the first time in 18 years.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have lost the toss, but Chennai Super Kings used the conditions at the Ferozeshah Kotla beautifully as they beat Delhi Capitals by six wickets on Tuesday. If Dwayne Bravo (3/33) was the star with the ball, it was a combined effort by the CSK top order as they chased down the target of 148 with two balls to spare. The chase didn’t start on expected lines for Chennai
India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday lauded Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell’s courage to take a break from cricket because of mental health issues and said international players should be looked after.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleader Lorenzo Gilbert is among 17 male choreographed dancers representing NFL teams, and they are looking to challenge the status quo.
Star striker David Villa, Spain’s top goal scorer, announced on Wednesday he was quitting professional football at the end of the season. The 37-year-old is currently playing for Vissel Kobe in Japan after a glittering career