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 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...

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...

July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019

England’s cup of joy at last

Martin Guptill played a full ball on leg stump from Jofra Archer to deep midwicket. Two runs were needed off the last ball of the Super Over and he put in a desperate dive -- the second fateful one...

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

Kiwi resilience versus English aggression

Cricket’s global crown will find a new resting place today when perennial bridesmaids England and New Zealand square off in the 2019 World Cup final at Lord’s. By the end of the final, cricket will...

July 13, 2019
July 13, 2019

‘England must block out the noise’

England head coach Trevor Bayliss knows his side must shut out the noise of an expectant nation as they prepare for a first World Cup final in 27 years.

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.