In a thrilling encounter on Sunday night at the Lord's, England were adjudged the winners of the ICC Cricket World cup 2019 on the basis of their superior boundary count - 22 fours and two sixes -- to New Zealand's 16 after the epic final, and also the ensuing Super Over, ended in a tie
India's failure to find a capable No. 4 became one of the reason's their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final defeat to New Zealand and Yuvraj Singh blamed the team management for the poor handling of the issue
AB de Villiers, the former South Africa captain, said he was privately asked on the day of his retirement if he was open to play the 2019 World Cup and he did not offer. India skipper Virat Kohli has supported his IPL teammate.
Looking to rebuild India's innings, Rishabh Pant was dismissed by a Mitchell Santner's delivery after a 32-run knock in India's Cricket World Cup semifinal defeat to New Zealand. Former England captain Kevin Pietersen criticized him via Twitter, but then ex-India allrounder Yuvraj Singh rushed to his defence, backing the youngster.
While Yuvraj Singh, the Man-of-the-Tournament in the 2011 World Cup, has formally written to the BCCI seeking permission to play in foreign T20 leagues, there’s no update on whether the board has accepted his request or not.