ICC World Cup 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 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 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 5, 2019
July 5, 2019

Pakistan’s ‘impossible’ qualification equation

The concept is at once simple and mindbending. Pakistan arrive at Lord’s for their match against Bangladesh knowing exactly what they must do to reach the last four of the World Cup. The problem is the task is enough to make Hercules baulk.

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

‘Have to play better than we have so far’

At the business end of a tournament, skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was once more faced with an all-too-familiar hurdle. In the last two ICC 50-over tournaments,

June 30, 2019
June 30, 2019

‘NOTHING HAS CHANGED’

The Daily Star (TDS): You have been hampered by hamstring injuries since the start of the World Cup. How do you manage to keep playing?

June 25, 2019
June 25, 2019

Shakib bowls Afghans away

The match took place at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, but the pitch and the crowd were such that Bangladesh’s method during yesterday’s 62-run win against Afghanistan was straight from the Mirpur playbook.

June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019

Williamson guides Kiwis home

Kane Williamson anchored New Zealand to a tense four-wicket victory at Edgbaston on Wednesday after an astonishing stroke of luck when South Africa failed to review an edge from the Kiwi captain.

June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019

Magnificent Shakib, Majestic Tigers

Three sixes off three successive balls, two of them hooked off bouncers delivered by a genuinely fast bowler. 15 minutes later, the score read 305 for three after 40 overs. Nine balls later, a total of 321 was chased down in just 41.3 overs.

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

Finch, Starc shine in 87-run win over SL

Australia captain Aaron Finch and pace bowler Mitchell Starc stole the show as the World Cup holders eased to an 87-run win over Sri Lanka at the Oval yesterday.

June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019

Tigers’ time to get back on track

Although the Bangladesh team in Taunton were not involved in a World Cup match yesterday, the result in another match in Taunton would have dampened spirits a bit in the Tigers camp. The match between India and New Zealand in Nottingham was washed out due to persistent rainfall