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England Obsessed To Reach 500 Before Anyone Else In World Cup: Virat Kohli

LONDON May 24: Virat Kohli, who will lead India for the first time in a 50-over ICC World Cup, didn’t hesitate to call hosts England the “strongest” side, adding that they seem “obsessed with getting to 500 before anyone else”. Currently, England hold the record of highest One-Day International (ODI) score — 481 for six, which they scored against Australia last year. Continue reading “England Obsessed To Reach 500 Before Anyone Else In World Cup: Virat Kohli”

Bowlers are scared of me but won’t admit on camera: Gayle

London May 23: Self-proclaimed ‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle Wednesday boasted that bowlers across the world are “scared” of him but would not admit it on camera. Gayle said off camera though, the same bowlers would say, “he is the man, he is the man”. Continue reading “Bowlers are scared of me but won’t admit on camera: Gayle”

World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli, Team India “Touchdown” In London

LONDON May 23: The Indian cricket team arrived in London on Wednesday for the World Cup 2019. The Virat Kohli-led side’s arrival comes a few days ahead of their first warm-up match against New Zealand on May 25 at the Kennington Oval in London. A formidable Indian team will be vying for their third World Cup trophy, with their first match in the World Cup 2019 slated to take place on June 5 against South Africa. Continue reading “World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli, Team India “Touchdown” In London”

Jofra Archer Sets Sights On Virat Kohli After Sealing England World Cup Spot

LONDON May 22: Virat Kohli’s wicket will be something that every opposition bowler in the World Cup 2019 would be targetting and Jofra Archer is no different. The fast bowler, who will be featuring in his maiden World Cup, has set his sights on Virat Kohli’s prized wicket at the World Cup 2019. Continue reading “Jofra Archer Sets Sights On Virat Kohli After Sealing England World Cup Spot”

Australian Team Visits World War I Memorial Site Ahead Of World Cup 2019

TURKEY May 20: Australia took inspiration from a World War I memorial site visit at the Gallipoli in Turkey, ahead of their title defence in the World Cup 2019. Inspired by their emotional pilgrimage to a site where 11,000 Australian and New Zealand soldiers lost their lives during an Allied military offensive, team vice-captain Pat Cummins said that his side are ready to “punch above their weight” when required in the quadrennial showpiece, which will get underway from May 30. Continue reading “Australian Team Visits World War I Memorial Site Ahead Of World Cup 2019”

Close to 1 lakh Indians likely to travel to England for World Cup

CHENNAI  May 17: India, for long, has been the economic epicentre for international cricket and, with the ICC Cricket World Cup starting in England later this month, hordes of Indian fans are travelling to cheer Team India. Continue reading “Close to 1 lakh Indians likely to travel to England for World Cup”

Mumbai Indians Beat Chennai Super Kings To Win Record 4th IPL Title

MUMBAI May 13: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by one run in a nail-biting Indian Premier League final to claim a record fourth title in Hyderabad on Sunday. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians Beat Chennai Super Kings To Win Record 4th IPL Title”

“Virat Kohli lacks MS Dhoni’s tactical expertise”

MUMBAI May 10: MS Dhoni can be the perfect mentor for the relatively young Indian team Virat Kohli is leading to the 2019 World Cup, Dhoni’s childhood coach has said. Speaking to IANS, Keshav Banerjee, who was the sports teacher at Dhoni’s school in Ranchi, said Dhoni’s tactical acumen is unparalleled and that he is the perfect guide for Kohli when it comes to reading the game and making strategic moves. Continue reading ““Virat Kohli lacks MS Dhoni’s tactical expertise””

Amul to be principal sponsor of Afghanistan cricket team at ICC World Cup

New Delhi May 8 : Dairy major Amul will be the principal sponsor of the Afghanistan cricket team for the upcoming ICC World Cup hosted by England and Wales, its Managing Director R S Sodhi said Tuesday. Continue reading “Amul to be principal sponsor of Afghanistan cricket team at ICC World Cup”

India and England top Test and ODI rankings after annual update

Dubai May 4: India and England managed to retain top spots in the Test and ODI team rankings respectively, following the annual update of the ICC rankings on Thursday.

The rankings were updated after series results from 2015-16 were removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent, an ICC statement read. Continue reading “India and England top Test and ODI rankings after annual update”