newscricket10 hours ago

Mashrafe Mortaza continues as captain for Sri Lanka tour, Shakib Al Hasan rested

Mashrafe Mortaza will continue to play for the Bangladesh Cricket team as his inclusion in the squad for their upcoming tour to Sri Lanka ended the retirement rumours. Meanwhile, key players Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das were rested for the same as the board named the 14 man squad on Tuesday.
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newscricket11 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | British PM meets victorious England team, Ben Stokes set to be knighted

Theresa May on Monday received the triumphant England squad at 10 Downing Street to congratulate them on their achievement in the name of the country. Further, both nominees to become the next Prime Minister have stated that they will give Ben Stokes the knighthood if they are elected into office.
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newscricket12 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Free-to-air final’s viewership figures nearly equal that of the 2005 Ashes

The World Cup final on Sunday was made free-to-air in the host nation and attracted large viewership, almost managing to match the record set by the Ashes 14 years ago. Further, England’s cricket director stated it would have been impossible to lift the trophy without the support of Sky.
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newscricket13 hours ago

BCCI seeks applications for the entire coaching and support staff

The BCCI has called for applications for all the positions in the current coaching and support staff structure after the contracts of the present personnel ended with the World Cup’s conclusion. The present staff will be allowed to re-apply for the post, July 30 being the deadline for the same.
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newscricket13 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Sachin Tendulkar reveals his Indian-dominated team of the tournament

Sachin Tendulkar has named his preferred XI of the recently concluded World Cup containing as many as five Indians, compared to the two Men in Blue representatives the official World Cup XI. The team also includes three Englishmen and has New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson as its captain.
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newscricket14 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Not in our hands to control what people say about us, says Sarfraz Ahmed

Sarfraz Ahmed reckons that the modern players have no control over all the negative hate that is generated against them by the media and critics on a regular basis. The Pakistan skipper is insistent that he is okay with being criticized but not being abused by fans back home.
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newscricket14 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India lucky to have a batting great like Rohit Sharma, exclaims Zaheer Abbas

Zaheer Abbas has stated that Rohit Sharma’s ability to judge the ball earlier than most players and his array of shots are what make him great and India should be grateful to have such a batsman playing for them. He went on to briefly discuss Pakistan’s performance and the enthralling final.
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newscricket16 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Hopefully this day could be a landmark for cricket in this country, says Heather Knight

Heather Knight, who won the World Cup with the England women’s team in 2017, said that she hopes the men’s triumph at Lord’s becomes a landmark for the sport in the UK. Knight said that many of her friends were tuned in, texted her many times trying to wrap their head around the game.
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newscricket17 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We pride ourselves on being a scrappy team, says Lockie Ferguson

After yet another close contest in the final, their fifth in the tournament, Lockie Ferguson has said that the Kiwis pride themselves in their ability to scrape through to the end in every game. However, Ferguson admitted that losing the World Cup final that way was a tough pill to swallow.
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newscricket17 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You can’t take anything away from England, claims Daniel Vettori

After everything that happened on at Lord’s on Sunday, Daniel Vettori is adamant that no one can question the effort put in by the three lions who were crowned World Champions for the very first time. Vettori singled out the likes of Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson and Jimmy Neesham for special praise.
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