Tag: 2019 world cup

Sri Lanka plot downfall of South Africa to stay afloat in...

CHESTER-LE-STREET: When Lasith Malinga and Angelo Mathews combined with ball and bat to spearhead Sri Lanka’s upset win over England, it changed the dynamic...

Starc, Behrendorff take Australia to World Cup semi-final

LONDON: Australia reached the semi-final stage of the World Cup tournament with 64 runs win against England courtesy a five-wicket haul by Jason Behrendorff. Mitchell Starc...

Waqar expects Pakistan to recall Shadab for India clash

NOTTINGHAM: Former Pakistan fast bowler Waqar Younis expects his team to bring back leg-spinner Shadab Khan for Sunday’s clash against arch-rivals India in Manchester...

England, West Indies cross swords amid Archer talk

SOUTHAMPTON: Big fast bowlers from Barbados will be leading rival attacks in a crucial ICC World Cup encounter here on Friday: One for the...

Pakistan look to outclass defending champion Australia on Wednesday

Skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has said that green shirts aim to repeat the aggression and positivity showed against England in a crucial fixture against Australia...

Roy century lays platform for England’s 386-6 against Bangladesh

CARDIFF: Jason Roy's 153 took England to 386 for six, the highest total of the World Cup so far, as Bangladesh's attack took a...

Twitter explodes with excitement as Pakistan beats England in high voltage...

LONDON: Social media platforms exploded with excitement as Pakistan defeated the hot favorite host side, England, by 14 runs in a neck and neck...

Chris Gayle named West Indies vice-captain for 2019 World Cup

WEST INDIES: Chris Gayle has been named West Indies vice-captain for the 2019 World Cup, while Shai Hope has been appointed vice-captain for the ongoing tri-nation series...

Aleem Dar to umpire forthcoming World Cup

DUBAI: Pakistan's most celebrated umpire Aleem Dar has been selected to officiate the league phase of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. The International Cricket...

Pakistan cricket team jets off to England

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team on Monday night departed for England to participate in a bilateral series against the host next month. The series is followed...

New Zealand tour ideal preparation for 2019 World Cup: Mushfiqur

DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim has identified the ODI tour of New Zealand, starting February 13, as ideal preparation for the 2019 World Cup. Conditions vaguely similar...

Sarfraz Ahmed to lead Pakistan in 2019 World Cup

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced that Sarfraz Ahmed will continue captaining the Pakistan cricket team in the upcoming 2019 Cricket World...

2019 World Cup will be my last 50-over event: Shoaib Malik

Star batsman Shoaib Malik maintained on Sunday that 2019 World Cup will be his last 50-over event in a bid to allow the young...

Stanikzai steers Afghanistan to qualify for 2019 World Cup

HARARE: Zimbabwe lost a World Cup qualifying thriller by just three runs to the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, allowing Afghanistan to thrash Ireland and...

PCB to decide Pakistan’s captain till 2019 World Cup: Sarfraz Ahmed

DUBAI: Sarfraz Ahmed believes the decision to name Pakistan's captain till the 2019 World Cup rests on the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and his...