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...

June 29, 2019
June 29, 2019

Tigers’ white whale

Bangladesh have worse results against other teams. They won only one of 21 matches against Australia and against Pakistan, they have won just five of 36. However, India remain the White Whale for...

June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019

How the captains have fared so far

If former Australia skipper Steven Smith and former deputy David Warner had not been handed a one-year ban in March last year following the infamous ‘sandpaper-gate scandal’ during a Test match...

June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019

Getaway, but no escape

Ahead Bangladesh vs India match Mashrafe Mortaza and his family opted for a day and a half of quiet repose in the rural comforts of the Welsh region of Snowdonia. Mashrafe reached the small town of...

June 26, 2019
June 26, 2019

The Germany of cricket

Since 2017, England had won ten out of twelve ODIs against Australia -- including a whitewash in the five-match ODI series at home last year -- and the hosts came into the 2019 World Cup with...

June 26, 2019
June 26, 2019

‘We know where to bowl against India’

Sunil Joshi is backing Bangladesh’s spin bowlers, led by the in-form Shakib Al Hasan, to hold their own against India when their World Cup campaign continues next week.

June 26, 2019
June 26, 2019

Tigers on 5-day breather before the final push

Having done the needful in their World Cup campaign so far, the Bangladesh team will now enjoy a five-day break before they attempt to take their World Cup campaign to the next level in the match...

June 25, 2019
June 25, 2019

Australia thrash England to move into semis

Australia beat England by 64 runs at Lord's to secure their spot as the first team into the semi-finals.

June 23, 2019
June 23, 2019

Pakistan win by 49 runs against South Africa

Pakistan win by runs 49 against South Africa at The Oval's.

June 23, 2019
June 23, 2019

Pakistan opt to bat against South Africa

Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and decided to bat first in their must-win game against South Africa at Lord's today.

June 23, 2019
June 23, 2019

'Bittersweet' Brathwaite offers reminder of his explosive talent

West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite offered a reminder of his astonishing firepower with a knock of 101 off 82 balls that almost delivered one of the greatest World Cup comebacks.