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Rishabh Pant Confirmed As Shikhar Dhawan’s Replacement

LONDON June 20: Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of the World Cup with a fractured left thumb on Wednesday and the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed that the Event Technical Committee has approved Rishabh Pant as a replacement for the Indian opener for the remainder of the tournament. Continue reading “Rishabh Pant Confirmed As Shikhar Dhawan’s Replacement”

Mohammad Amir Pleads With Fans Not To Use “Bad Words For Players”

LONDON June 19: Pakistan were completely outclassed by a rampant India when the two teams clashed in a World Cup 2019 league-stage match at Old Trafford, Manchester on Sunday. The fallout for the Pakistan was severe as former players and fans tore into the team’s underwhelming performance. Continue reading “Mohammad Amir Pleads With Fans Not To Use “Bad Words For Players””

We were a good team in 90’s, now India are better: Sarfaraz

Manchester June 18: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has reconciled to the fact that they “were a better team than India in the 90’s” and now the tables have turned. The soft-spoken Pakistan captain was literally hounded by his country’s media with a host of uncomfortable questions following the team’s heavy defeat against India here on Sunday. Continue reading “We were a good team in 90’s, now India are better: Sarfaraz”

Video of Shoaib Malik, Sania Mirza at shisha bar goes viral

Dubai June 18: A video posted on Twitter by a disappointed Pakistan fan – showing veteran allrounder Shoaib Malek and his wife and tennis diva Sania Mirza at a shisha bar along with other team members the night before the game against India – has gone viral. Continue reading “Video of Shoaib Malik, Sania Mirza at shisha bar goes viral”

World Cup 2019: India Continue Unbeaten Run With Crushing Win Over Pakistan

LONDON June 17: India continued their dominance over Pakistan in World Cup cricket with an 89-run win (DLS method) in World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday. It was a complete performance from Virat Kohli’s team despite a few rain stoppages during the mega clash. Continue reading “World Cup 2019: India Continue Unbeaten Run With Crushing Win Over Pakistan”

ICC defends India-Pakistan finish as experts slam “Farce”

LONDON June 17: 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 ended then, they would have lost by 86 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method for rain-affected matches. Continue reading “ICC defends India-Pakistan finish as experts slam “Farce””

World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka Complain To ICC About ‘Unfair’ Pitches

CARDIFF June 15: Sri Lanka manager Ashantha de Mel on Friday complained to the International Cricket Council (ICC) about the “unfair” pitches provided for the island nation’s matches in the ongoing World Cup so far. He also highlighted the poor condition of training facilities and accommodation. Continue reading “World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka Complain To ICC About ‘Unfair’ Pitches”

“It’s Not War, Stay Calm”: Wasim Akram Urges Fans Ahead Of India-Pakistan Clash

MANCHESTER June 15: India and Pakistan will resume their cricketing rivalry with the World Cup 2019 group stage clash at Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday. With passions running high among both fanbases and tense political relations between the countries, Pakistan legend Wasim Akram has urged fans on both the sides of the border to stay calm during the potentially volatile clash between the bitter rivals. Continue reading ““It’s Not War, Stay Calm”: Wasim Akram Urges Fans Ahead Of India-Pakistan Clash”

India vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 Clash Abandoned Due To Rain

LONDON June 14: The frustrating English weather finally caught up with the Indian team as their third World Cup 2019 game against New Zealand was abandoned without a ball being bowled at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Thursday. Continue reading “India vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 Clash Abandoned Due To Rain”

KL Rahul To Open With Rohit Sharma, Pant to join team on Sunday

LONDON June 13: Batting coach Sanjay Bangar confirmed that India will miss opener Shikhar Dhawan for the next three to four matches of the Cricket World Cup as India prepared to play New Zealand in Nottingham. India are ranked Number 1 and New zealand and ranked… Continue reading “KL Rahul To Open With Rohit Sharma, Pant to join team on Sunday”