ICC cricket world cup 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...

July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019

England ensure new champions

In front of a raucously partisan crowd in Edgbaston, England ensured that the 2019 World Cup will see first-time champions crowned with a dominant eight-wicket defeat of five-time winners Australia...

July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019

Brave Kiwis overcome mighty India

A magnificent rearguard effort from India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja could not offset the early damage done by seamers Trent Boult and Matt Henry as New Zealand secured a second successive World...

July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019

New Zealand through to final after clinching thriller against India

New Zealand win by 18 runs in the semifinal against India at Old Trafford in Manchester today. New Zealand become the first team to make it to final in this edition of the World Cup.

July 9, 2019
July 9, 2019

India take on Kiwis in even battle

After more than five weeks of high-octane cricketing action, the 2019 World Cup has boiled down to three matches and four teams.

July 8, 2019
July 8, 2019

Mash looks to bright future

Expectations were high ahead of the World Cup in England but upon the team’s return home yesterday, captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza spoke of his disappointment of not meeting their own expectations in...

July 7, 2019
July 7, 2019

Let the emotional override subside

Bangladesh’s World Cup ended with a crushing defeat against Pakistan at Lord’s on Friday. It was an anticlimactic finish to an otherwise fantastic run by the Tigers in the showpiece event that had...

July 7, 2019
July 7, 2019

‘I lost to myself’

One of the recurring themes of Bangladesh’s World Cup campaign has been the disappointing performance of the one batsman most fans would have been looking at to set the biggest stage alight for the...

July 7, 2019
July 7, 2019

Historic Sharma powers India

Dominant half-centuries from Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul put India on course to chase down their 265-run target against Sri Lanka on the final day of the World Cup group stage.

July 7, 2019
July 7, 2019

Pondering on what ifs

There’s no point in head scratching or pondering on ways to turn back time, it’s done. Bangladesh have exited the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and boarded their flight back home from England yesterday.

July 6, 2019
July 6, 2019

‘We get down during partnerships’

“Fielding, it has been a concern all of my career. When there is a partnership, we get down,” Mashrafe said. “This is the part that a player can change. I think we really need to improve fielding.”...