Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Tag Archives: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

2019 Cricket World Cup is most watched ICC event in the history

MANCHESTER: The 2019 men’s Cricket World Cup was the most watched event in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) history. The sport’s global governing body reported a worldwide cumulative audience of 1.6 billion for live coverage, a 38 per cent increase over the 2015 Cricket World Cup, and a unique broadcast ...

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‘Best and worst day’ now in past, focus on World T20: Guptill

COLOMBO:  New Zealand’s Martin Guptill went through “the best and worst day” of his career during last month’s Cricket World Cup final against England but the opening batsman’s focus has now firmly shifted to the World Twenty20 in Australia next year. Guptill was heavily involved in two pieces of action ...

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Trent Boult ready to ‘crack on’ with Test cricket

WELLINGTON: After the heartbreak of losing the World Cup final to hosts England at Lord’s earlier this month, New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult is excited to get back to playing again – in a different format. The Black Caps will get back on the field for the first time ...

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Imam-Ul-Haq Accused Of Multiple Affairs, ‘Chats’ Leaked On Twitter

LONDON: Pakistan cricketer Imam-ul-Haq has landed himself in a soup after a Twitter user accused him of having multiple affairs. The user leaked the Pakistan opener’s social media chats with several girls, also alleging that the cricketer cheated on them. “So apparently Mr. @ImamUlHaq12 was dating 7 to 8 (that we ...

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Vote for Williamson, England’s Stokes tells New Zealanders

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he was flattered to be nominated for New Zealander of the Year but the country’s beaten World Cup cricket captain Kane Williamson should win it. Stokes, 28, was born in New Zealand but moved to England at the age of 12 when his father ...

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Guptill: World Cup final both best and worst day of my life

WELLINGTON: Still coming to terms with the heart-wrenching loss at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 final, New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill feels the summit clash against England was both the best and worst day of his cricketing career. “Hard to believe it’s been a week since that incredible final ...

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AB de Villiers fires Middlesex to victory on T20 Blast debut

BIRMINGHAM: AB de Villiers made his debut in England’s T20 Blast and played a marvellous knock for Middlesex to help them win at Lord’s. Ab de Villiers scored a quick 88 runs off 43 balls and remained unbeaten to help his team defeat Essex by seven wickets. This was Ab ...

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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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