2019 ICC Cricket World Cup

Theresa May hosts England cricket team

British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as "one of the great sporting spectacles of our time".

July 21, 2019
July 21, 2019

Dharmasena admits to 'error' in final, report says

The umpire who awarded England six runs from a freak overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he made an "error" and should have given one run fewer, a report said Sunday.

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

Theresa May hosts England cricket team

British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as "one of the great sporting spectacles of our time".

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

8.3 million Brits watched England win World Cup

More than 8 million people in Britain tuned in to watch England win the Cricket World Cup on Sunday following the decision by Sky decision to allow the final to be shown on a free-to-air channel.

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

‘England mistakenly awarded extra run’

England were mistakenly awarded an extra run during their nail-biting World Cup win over New Zealand at Lord’s, a member of the sport’s chief rules committee told media on Monday.

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

Cricket philosopher’s triumph

Kane Williamson stood with hands outstretched as an accurate throw from Martin Guptill ricocheted off a diving Ben Stokes’s bat and went for four in the 100th over of a sublime World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. If the ball had just found the keeper’s glove, or even

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

Will apologise to Kane for rest of my life: Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes, the hero of the final for the hosts as they clinched their maiden World Cup title, said that he will be apologising to Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson for the rest of his life after his accidental nudge with the bat led to one of the most critical moments in the game.

July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019

What they said

I am lost for words. I can’t believe what has happened. I can’t get my head around it. I thought it was gone needing 30 off 16. It has probably been the best day for cricket in this country. I feel like everything that has happened today is destiny.

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

England lift World Cup after tied Super Over

England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup title by beating a gutsy New Zealand side on boundaries after a tied Super Over amidst heart-stopping drama.

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

Shakib, Sharma or Starc

After 44 days of cricket, we are just 2 days away from the much-awaited final of the World Cup. Be it England or New Zealand who win it on July 14 at Lord’s, one thing is sure, the game will have a new world champion. In all these days, we saw some unanticipated hits

July 9, 2019
July 9, 2019

IND vs NZ: Play suspended and to be resumed tomorrow

The first semi-final of the World Cup will have to wait one more day as play was suspended due to excessive rain.