Friday, 19 April 2019

Tag Archives: ICC World Cup 2019

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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Not bothered about Indian Team: Sarfraz Ahmed

ISLAMABAD: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said he is least bothered for the Men in Blue if they do not want to play green-shirts in the ICC World Cup 2019 saying Pakistan team will give outstanding performance in the extravaganza. Speaking at a press conference here at a local hotel, he said ...

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Hot English summer to aid subcontinent teams: Kevin Pietersen

LONDON: The English weather will play a major role during the World Cup and teams from the Indian subcontinent stand to gain if hot and dry conditions prevail during the May 30-July 14 tournament, former captain Kevin Pietersen has said. England, which last hosted the quadrennial showpiece in 1999, has ...

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Azhar Ali says Pakistan needs ‘top-order’ in World Cup

LONDON: Pakistan former cricket captain and senior batsman Azhar Ali has said that his side has a ‘very good chance’ of winning the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019, provided the batting top order delivers in the tournament. “Pakistan is strong in all areas, but the key will be getting a ...

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Brian Lara hopes for India-Pakistan final at 2019 World Cup

DUBAI: West Indies icon Brian Lara picked India as the favourites entering the 2019 World Cup in England and said he would like to see a repeat of the 2017 Champions Trophy – a final clash between India and Pakistan. While sporting relations between India and Pakistan have reached an all-time low following escalation ...

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Pakistan-India World Cup match to take place as scheduled: ICC

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) said that there is no threat to the Pakistan-India World Cup match scheduled to take place in a group game in Manchester on June 16. ICC Chief Executive Officer Dave Richardson said: “For ICC events, all teams have signed a members’ participation agreement, which requires ...

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