Thursday, 22 August 2019

Tag Archives: cricket

Amitabh Bachchan slams ICC over ‘boundary rule’

MUMBAI: England may have bagged their maiden World Cup trophy after the heart-racing final against New Zealand on Sunday, but many fans objected to the ‘unfair’ ICC rules that gave the hosts an advantage. Of those irked by the baffling boundary rules created by the cricket governing body, Bollywood’s veteran ...

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We had both Allah and Irish luck with us: Eoin Morgan

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan hopes his side’s “incredible journey” to World Cup glory will inspire a new generation of fans in the sport’s birthplace. There have long been concerns about declining player numbers in English cricket, with the sport hidden behind a television paywall in Britain since England’s iconic ...

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England wrongly got extra run, says Simon Taufel

LONDON: England should have been awarded five runs instead of six in the final over of Sunday’s World Cup title clash against New Zealand after a throw from the deep struck Ben Stokes’ bat and ran away for a boundary, former umpire Simon Taufel has said. England ended their 44-year ...

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´Cricket´s coming home!´: EU congratulates England

LONDON:Britain may be in the middle of a painful divorce from the EU, but Brexit did not stop Brussels congratulating England on Monday on their dramatic cricket World Cup triumph. Before moving to the usual round of questions about migration, US trade relations and EU competition rules, European Commission chief ...

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England crowned world champions

LONDON: England won their maiden Cricket World Cup title in dramatic circumstances on Sunday at historic Lord’s Cricket Ground. The match went into a Super Over, following a tie in the final after Eoin Morgan’s side finished on 241 all out in pursuit of New Zealand’s 241-8. The Super Over ...

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Pakistan win Parliamentary Cricket World Cup in London

LONDON: Pakistan may have failed to make it to the semifinals of the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup, but the country’s lawmakers fared better than their counterparts from six other countries to win the first Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup in London on Friday. The four-day tournament had begun on Tuesday with lawmakers ...

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Steve Waugh picks England as favorite to lift World Cup

LONDON: Former Australian cricketer and 1999 World Cup hero Steve Waugh on Friday (July 12) chose England against New Zealand to lift the coveted trophy, saying the hosts are in red-hot form in ICC World Cup 2019. Neither England nor New Zealand has won the World Cup before and Sunday’s ...

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Roy free to play in World Cup final despite umpire outburst

BIRMINGHAM: England star Jason Roy has been cleared to play in Sunday´s World Cup final against New Zealand despite showing dissent at an umpire´s decision while helping the hosts book their place in the showpiece match. The Surrey opener had made 85 to set England well on their way to ...

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