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Tag Archives: ICC World Cup 2019

Theresa May hosts victorious England cricket team

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as “one of the great sporting spectacles of our time”. England ended their 44-year wait for a first 50-overs world title by beating New ...

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Bangladesh forced to change World Cup kit design

Bangladesh has altered its World Cup cricket strip to add a touch of red following uproar over the initial design, which some had likened to rival Pakistan’s kit, the cricket board said on Wednesday. The national flag of Bangladesh is red and green, but the Tigers’ jersey unveiled Monday for ...

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 – Team Squads

LONDON: Full list of squads announced for the ICC Men s Cricket World Cup 2019, which gets underway on 30 May in England and Wales. All teams have announced 15-member provisional squads for the World Cup. Teams can still make changes until one week before the start of the tournament. England: ...

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Dhoni to rest before World Cup if back trouble worsens

MUMBAI: India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not hesitate to take time off before World Cup if his niggling back problem worsens during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), the stumper-batsman has said. Chennai Super Kings skipper Dhoni missed last week’s defeat by Sunrisers Hyderabad due to a back spasm and ...

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Pakistan team ready for ICC World Cup: Sarfaraz

LONDON: Sarfaraz Ahmed Captain of national cricket team has said that Pakistan team is ready for the ICC World Cup being held in England from 30th of next month. Speaking at a news conference, he expressed the hope that team will perform best in the mega event. Addressing a joint ...

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England’s Archer takes aim at Pakistan as World Cup looms

LONDON: Jofra Archer insisted his focus was on Pakistan following an England call-up that could see him make a late charge into the hosts World Cup squad. Dynamic all-rounder Archer was included Wednesday in a 17-man squad for next month s one-day internationals against Pakistan and Ireland. The Barbados-born rising ...

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Pakistan second or third favourites for World Cup: Morgan

Eoin Morgan

Pakistan cricket team may not look among the best sides at the moment, particularly after the 5- drubbing at the hands of Australia in the recently concluded One Day International (ODI) series. However, the side known for its unpredictability was among England cricket captain Eoin Morgan’s favourites to clinch the ...

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India-Pakistan match nothing less than war: Sehwag

NEW DELHI: Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag believes that India have no option but to win the upcoming Indo-Pak clash during the ICC World Cup being held in England and Wales. Arch-rivals India and Pakistan are scheduled to lock horns in the round-robin match of the World Cup on June ...

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Warner and Smith named in Australia World Cup squad

SYDNEY: Steve Smith and David Warner, who  were banned  following a ball-tampering incident, have   returned to Australia’s ODI squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in England and Wales. Former captain Smith and opening batsman Warner have not played international cricket since their ban following a ball-tampering incident ...

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Sri Lankan team tour Pakistan after World Cup

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan cricket team will arrive in Pakistan to play two Test matches after ICC World Cup. The matches of ICC World Test Championship will be played in Lahore and Karachi. Nine teams would be playing against each others in the ICC World Test Championship and the Sri Lankan ...

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