Thursday, March 21, 2019

Nigeria take big step towards World Cup dream

Cricket | March 21, 2019 12:11:44 PM IST
Not content with stunning Namibia on the first day of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup Africa Qualifier, Nigeria held their nerve to beat Uganda, taking a big step towards the 2020 World Cup in South Africa.... read..

Finch ready to bat down the order at World Cup

Dubai |Thursday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
Australia's limited-overs captain and opener Aaron Finch is ready to bat down the order if situation demands in the ICC cricket World Cup in England and Wales.... read..

Aishwarya set for Round 2 of FIM Bajas World Cup

Proenca-a-Nova (Portugal) |Thursday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST
Indias Aishwarya Pissay will resume her campaign in the FIM Bajas World Cup, here on Friday, when the Baja do Pinhal gets underway with a ceremonial start followed by a Prologue run of 9.57 kms.... read..

8000 members of Bharat Army to gather for World Cup

Cricket | March 21, 2019 3:11:44 PM IST
The Bharat Army (BA), comprising of nearly 8000 fans of the Indian team from 22 countries, will gather for the upcoming World Cup in England as the Indian cricket supporter's group celebrate its 20-year anniversary.... read..

Finch to demote himself in Aussie World Cup squad

Cricket | March 21, 2019 2:11:39 PM IST
As David Warner is likely to return for the World Cup, Australia's opening combination for the May-June tournament in England remains uncertain.... read..

Butler stressed on playing brave and smart cricket in World Cup

Cricket | March 20, 2019 1:41:47 PM IST
England's destructive wicket-keeper batsman, Jos Butler has emphasised on the importance of playing brave and smart cricket to go far in the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019.... read..

One T20 World Cup Qualifier spot up for grabs

Cricket | March 20, 2019 12:11:45 PM IST
Papua New Guinea (PNG), Philippines and Vanuatu will compete for a spot in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier as the first of five T20 World Cup regional finals gets underway.... read..

World Cup to be most open till date: Kallis

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
The upcoming cricket World Cup will be the most open till date keeping in mind the format, feels South African legend Jacques Kallis.... read..

Gibson wants game time for rookies ahead of World Cup

Cricket | March 19, 2019 10:41:39 AM IST
South Africa coach Ottis Gibson said as part of the Cricket South Africa's Vision 2019, senior players would be given a rest in favour of some rookies for the T20I series against Sri Lanka ahead of the World Cup.... read..

Karunaratne in contention for Sri Lanka's World Cup captaincy

Cricket | March 19, 2019 6:42:02 PM IST
Dimuth Karunaratne upcoming stint with the Hampshire county may get cancelled, as Sri Lanka's selectors are considering him to take over the ODI captaincy for the World Cup.... read..

IPL will be crucial for World Cup selection: BCCI

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
Going into the last ODI series before the upcoming World Cup -- against Australia -- India skipper Virat Kohli had said that Indian players' performance in the IPL wouldn't have any bearing with selection in the squad for the showpiece event. But with non... read..

Tickets for 2019 World Cup to go on sale from March 21

Cricket | March 19, 2019 6:11:44 PM IST
The tickets for the ICC Cricket World Cup will be available for sale from Thursday, March 21. The International Cricket Council (ICC) said that a range of tickets will be up for general sale on the official CWC19 ticketing website.... read..

Women's senior team hail 2020 U-17 World Cup as game-changer

Football | March 18, 2019 6:11:38 PM IST
FIFA, on Friday, announced India as the hosts for FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020. This will be the first time that a nation will host and take part in the tournament in its history.... read..

U19 Cricket World Cup Africa Qualifier underway

Cricket | March 18, 2019 9:11:39 AM IST
In the ongoing ICC U19 Cricket World Africa Qualifier tournament in Namibia there are several dark horses to consider.... read..

48-team World Cup 2022 feasible: FIFA president

Football | March 16, 2019 4:11:44 PM IST
FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants to enlarge the tournament from 32 to 48 teams in the next World Cup if certain conditions are met.... read..

FIFA mulls expanding 2022 World Cup to 48 teams

Miami |Saturday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST
The 2022 football Qatar World Cup may see an expansion from 32 to 48 teams, the FIFA President Giovanni Infantino, has said.... read..

JP Duminy to retire from ODI after World Cup 2019

Cricket | March 15, 2019 6:41:39 PM IST
JP Duminy has announced his intention to retire form one-day international cricket after the ICC Menís cricket World Cup 2019 in England. Duminyís statement came just a few days after Imran Tahir announced that he too will retire from ODI after the conclu... read..

Series win will boost Australia for World Cup: Katich

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) coach Simon Katich believes that winning the just concluded One-Day International (ODI) series in India will give the Australian players a lot of confidence going into the World Cup later this year.... read..

Never dreamt of 1987 World Cup hat-trick: Chetan Sharma

Cricket | March 14, 2019 7:41:55 PM IST
Reliable seam-bowling option for the Kapil Dev-led side by the time of the World Cup 1987, former India pacer Chetan Sharma on Thursday said he never dreamt of a hat-trick during the tournament.... read..

Wood can be the X-factor for England in World Cup, says Rainford Brent

Cricket | March 14, 2019 12:41:48 PM IST
Ebony Rainford Brent, the former England women's cricketer believes that Mark Wood could possibly bring X-factor to England Men's team in the World Cup. The cricketer believes that his pace will bring something fresh to the team.... read..

Clear about our playing XI going into World Cup: Kohli

Cricket | March 14, 2019 2:41:39 AM IST
Australia outplayed India on Wednesday by 35 runs in the final ODI of the five-match series that they won 3-2 in New Delhi.... read..
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