Monday, 17 June 2019

Tag Archives: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

ICC defend India-Pakistan finish as pundits slam ‘farce’

MANCHESTER: The International Cricket Council defended the farcical finish to India’s World Cup win over Pakistan after rain left Sarfaraz Ahmed’s side with a seemingly impossible task on Sunday. Pakistan were 166 for six, chasing an initial target of 337, when rain stopped play after 35 overs. Had the match ...

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Sarfaraz refuses to blame senior men for Pakistan’s troubles

MANCHESTER: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed refused to put the blame for his team’s defeat to India and poor World Cup on the senior players, saying all his squad needed to step up their game. Pakistan were outclassed with India making 336 for five and apart from a 104-run second-wicket partnership ...

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Sharma keeps India unbeaten against Pakistan

MANCHESTER: India extended their unbeaten record against Pakistan in World Cups to seven matches, with Rohit Sharma’s second century of the tournament setting up an 89-run (DLS) win at Old Trafford. With the threat of rain looming and on a pitch that had spent time under covers in the lead ...

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Kohli become fastest batsman to 11,000 ODI runs

MANCHESTER: India’s captain Virat Kohli on Sunday became the fastest batsman to reach the milestone of 11,000 ODI runs, surpassing the record previously held by his countryman Sachin Tendulkar. Kohli reached the milestone in the World Cup match against Pakistan when he smashed Hassan Ali for a boundary. By reaching ...

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Wasim calls for calm in Pakistan, India Manchester clash

MANCHESTER: Pakis­tan legend Wasim Akram has urged fans on both the sides of the border to stay calm during his country’s potentially volatile World Cup clash against bitter rivals India at Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday. Wasim, who is in England for the match as a commentator, labelled the ...

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Root excels as England thrash Windies

SOUTHAMPTON: Joe Root’s classy unbeaten century led England to a comprehensive eight-wicket win over West Indies in a one-sided World Cup match at the Hampshire Bowl on Friday. The result pushed England above India and Australia to No.2 on the table, just a point behind first-placed New Zealand, and suffice ...

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Holder says Windies must be smart to topple England

LONDON: West Indies captain Jason Holder says his resurgent side are using their brains as well as brawn ahead of a World Cup clash with hosts England on Friday (Today). The West Indies have already shown what they are capable of, bowling Pakistan out for just 105 thanks to a ...

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England look to continue dominance against spirited West Indies

SOUTHAMPTON: After a convincing 106-run victory over Bangladesh, England will be up against a vibrant West Indies unit in their fourth match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. After a shocking defeat to Pakistan, England aced every department against Bangladesh, as they first put up 386/6 on board ...

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New Zealand and India share points as rain prevents play

NOTTINGHAM: New Zealand remain unbeaten at the Cricket World Cup after their clash with India was washed out in Nottingham. Persistent rain ruined any chance of play getting underway on Thursday at Trent Bridge. The abandoned result keeps the Black Caps top of the World Cup table and yet to ...

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It’s Only Cricket For God’s Sake: Sania Mirza

LONDON: Ads to promote the much-awaited World Cup match between India and Pakistan have dialed up the aggression and tennis star Sania Mirza has decided that she has had enough. In a blunt assessment of the advertisements aired on both sides of the border as tasteless, Mirza took to social ...

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