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  • Bowlers under scrutiny

    Bangladesh’s upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup campaign in the United Kingdom unofficially began with the tri-nation ODI series in

  • Shakib, Mushy leave teens starstuck

    The Leicestershire County Cricket Club was under heavy cloud cover yesterday, and the taxi driver weaving through residential streets towards the main entrance appeared a little puzzled about why someone would be going there on such a gloomy day.

  • Afghans crumble in easy chase of 210

    Afghanistan’s World Cup preparations suffered a setback as they crashed to a 72-run defeat against Ireland in Sunday’s one-day international.

  • Pollard, Bravo picked as WC reserves

    After missing out on their 15-man squad for the event, all-rounders Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard have been named on Sunday in

  • Tigers in England for WC

    The Bangladesh team were in a relaxed mood during their travel from London to Leicester on May 18. The Tigers are currently in England

  • ‘Smith, Warner ready for hostile crowds’

    Australia’s returning duo of Steve Smith and David Warner could face hostility from English crowds during the World Cup but can rely on

  • England take final ODI too

    England beat Pakistan by 54 runs to win the fifth one-day international at Headingley on Sunday.

  • Faf wants to let go of fear of failure

    Captain Faf du Plessis said that South Africa haven’t played their best cricket in previous editions of the ICC World Cup because they

  • ‘Experience will be crucial in high-pressure situation’

    Alex Carey, the Australia wicketkeeper-batsman, believes the vast experience of the side will be crucial in “high pressure” situations at the ICC World Cup 2019.

  • Pak U-19s to tour SL

    The Pakistan under-19 side will tour Sri Lanka for five one-dayers, from May 26 till June 5, according to a revised plan that the PCB announced on Saturday.

  • ‘It’s a special one for me and my family’

    Jason Roy was at a loss to explain how he had scored a match-winning century against Pakistan following an overnight visit to hospital with his baby daughter.

  • Babar ton takes Pakistan to 340

    Babar Azam’s ninth ODI ton helped Pakistan post 340 for 7 against England at Trent Bridge yesterday after the visitors were put in to bat first in the fourth ODI.

  • ICC confirms $10m prize; $4m to champs

    The winners of the upcoming World Cup in England will receive a record $4 million for lifting the trophy, the ICC announced Friday.

  • ‘500 is a realistic target for us’

    England pacer Mark Wood believes that the current one-day team is capable of becoming the first one to ever post a total of 500.

  • ‘Nothing concerning’

    Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan was excluded from the the Tigers’ squad for yesterday’s ODI tri-series final against West Indies at The Village ground in Malahide, Dublin in order to allow the ace all-rounder to recover from a minor back injury.

  • West Indies super fan Pipe Man Keith van Anderson

    Cricket loses ‘Pipe Man’

    Cricket West Indies on Thursday announced the passing of West Indies super fan Keith van Anderson, also affectionately known as “Pipe Man”. He was 67.

  • ‘500 is a realistic target for England’

    Mark Wood, the England fast bowler, believes that the current one-day team is capable of becoming the first one to ever post a total of 500.

  • Official World Cup song released

    The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Official Song “Stand By” is now available to the world as the countdown to the tournament enters the final two weeks.

  • ‘I’m confident that I’ll have another good tournament’

    India opener Shikhar Dhawan has said that there is no secret behind his success in global ICC tournaments. Dhawan has been India’s top-scorer in all three 50-over ICC tournaments since making his India debut in 2013. That includes the ICC Champion Trophy that year, when Dhawan began his tournament

  • Amir, Asif to be included in WC squad: reports

    Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir and batsman Asif Ali are set to be included in the World Cup squad, reports from Pakistan suggests.

  • ECB made mistakes as Hundred draft announced

    English cricket bosses have accepted they made mistakes in promoting “The Hundred”, their controversial new short-form tournament that is due to start next year.

  • Morgan to miss fourth ODI

    England captain Eoin Morgan will miss Friday’s fourth one-day international against Pakistan in Nottingham after being suspended for a slow over-rate offence, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday.

  • Pak U-16s win final one-dayer

    A magnificent century from Haseebullah helped the Pakistan Under-16 team win the last one-dayer against their Bangladeshi counterparts by 29 runs at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna yesterday.

  • Rabada, Steyn are on track: Gibson

    South Africa coach Ottis Gibson has said that the injured fast-bowling duo of Kagiso Rabada and Dale Steyn should recover in time for the ICC World Cup 2019.

  • I do love playing in England: Guptill

    True to his stellar record in the country, New Zealand opener Martin Guptill has said that he loves playing in England and is excited about performing in the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019.

  • Kohli defends Karthik selection

    India picked veteran Dinesh Karthik over rising talent Rishabh Pant for the World Cup because of his composure under pressure, captain Virat Kohli said in an interview released Wednesday.

  • Bairstow ton sees England overpower Pakistan

    Jonny Bairstow's commanding hundred was the centrepiece of World Cup hosts England's six-wicket win over Pakistan in the third one-day international at Bristol on Tuesday.

  • Final is the ultimate goal: Nurse

    West Indies off-spinner Ashley Nurse said Monday’s defeat to Bangladesh had not dented the team’s confidence, and they were now fully focused on winning Friday’s final of the ODI Tri-series.

  • Lakshmi ICC’s first female referee

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday named GS Lakshmi as the first woman on the international panel of match referees, making her eligible to take control of men’s games.

  • Lehmann backs Smith, Warner

    Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann expects Steve Smith and David Warner to play a big role in their title defence on their return to international cricket at the World Cup.