A defeat to arch-rivals India is always difficult to digest for the passionate Pakistani cricket community anywhere in the world and particularly when it is in the ICC Cricket World Cup. A day after the defeat in Manchester on Sunday, the media in Pakistan ran stories about groupings in the team and how some players wanted to topple the captain
Chasing a big target of 322 runs, Bangladesh got off to a good start against West Indies in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 group match with Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar posting a 52-run opening stand inside the ninth over. Then, Shakib Al Hasan arrived
Promoted to open in his first-ever ODI against Pakistan during their ICC Cricket World Cup group match, KL Rahul made a half-century and with Shikhar Dhawan’s ongoing hand injury, he will be batting at the top of the order for a foreseeable future
Pakistan added one more defeat to their already dismal record in the Cricket World Cup against India, taking it to 7-0 in favour of the arch-rivals following their humiliating 89-run loss at Old Trafford, Manchester on Sunday, and Shoaib Akhtar has picked out skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed for a special treatment
Most modern teams pack their dream XIs with all-rounders. History has shown how these 'bits-and-pieces' cricketers have been match-winners and India's campaign in ICC World Cup 2019 will revolve around a Hardik Pandya or a Vijay Shankar
Not the happiest of neighbours, India clash with Pakistan in a Cricket World Cup match in Manchester on June 6. Former players Kapil Dev and Ramiz Raja want the players to maintain balance between cricket and passion so that fans don't go berserk
Cricket World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev feels Virat Kohli should do his best with the team he has been given by the selectors. Winning the first two games will be crucial for the Indian cricket team
India are the only nation to have won a Cricket World Cup as a host country. In 2011, India beat Sri Lanka in the final in Mumbai. Paddy Upton was the mental conditioning trainer under chief coach Gary Kirsten
The World Cup returns to cricket’s oldest home. While grounds like Old Trafford, Trent Bridge, the Oval and Lord’s are rich in character, they will don batting-friendly masks. Then there is the English weather.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played in the United Kingdom from May 30 to July 14. Ten teams will play a round-robin league with the top four advancing to the semifinals. Australia are the defending champions. Here are the strengths and weaknesses of the teams.
After a gruelling Indian Premier League, the Indian cricket team has the necessary ingredients to push its dreams in the upcoming Cricket World Cup 2019 in the United Kingdom. Virat Kohli will have the experienced MS Dhoni by his side but India will have to play the perfect team game