newscricket9 hours ago

Hard to believe it’s been a week since the World Cup final at Lord’s, says Martin Guptill

Martin Guptill has revealed that it is taking him time to come to terms with the result of last week’s ICC World Cup 2019 final against England which New Zealand lost by the finest of margins. The Kiwi opener was involved in two game-changing moments which proved to change the course of the match.
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newscricket2 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I agree there was an error, but I do not regret the decision, says Kumar Dharmasena

Although Kumar Dharmasena has admitted that the decision to award England six runs instead of five, following the overthrow in the World Cup final, was an error, he said that he will never regret it. Dharmasena had consulted with his co-umpire Marais Erasmus before making the call.
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newscricket3 days ago

Report | Marylebone Cricket Council may place overthrow rules under scrutiny

According to a Sunday Times report, the overseer of cricket laws Marylebone Cricket Council will discuss the existing overthrow rules in its next meeting. The report has surfaced after a controversial decision was taken in the World Cup final and has been much discussed since in cricketing circles.
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newscricket4 days ago

Will take a decision on my future in the next couple of months, says Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan revealed that he is unsure as to where his future lies with the national team and will make a call on the same in the coming months. The 32-year old played an integral role as England laid their hands on a maiden World Cup title as they defeated New Zealand at Lord’s last week.
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newscricket5 days ago

Ben Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year award

Man of the match in the World Cup final against New Zealand, Ben Stokes has been nominated for New Zealander of the Year award, as confirmed by the chief judge Cameron Bennett. In the minutes following the final, news about Stokes’ Kiwi roots had been circulated throughout social media.
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newscricket5 days ago

Ashes 2019 | Feels like a good time for Jason Roy to join Test team, claims Ed Smith

National selector Ed Smith opined that Jason Roy is a more ‘complete’ player now than he was before and feels the upcoming Ashes series will be the perfect time for the opener to make his Test bow. Roy was one of England’s leading scorers at the World Cup where he averaged more than 60.
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newscricket5 days ago

I won’t look back and say I redeemed myself or anything like that, says Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes has stated he is an athlete and winning trophies is exactly what they are paid for. Stokes' career threatened to prematurely end after his involvement in the Bristol Night Club brawl but was given a clean chit back in 2017. He was banned, fined and axed as the vice-captain too. 
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newscricket7 days ago

We may be World Champions but want to be Ashes winners as well, says Ben Stokes

England’s World Cup hero Ben Stokes has quickly shifted his attention on the upcoming Ashes after helping his side emerge victorious for the first time on the biggest stage of ODI cricket. Cricket’s most intense Test rivalry between Australia and England is all set to kick start in August.
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newscricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Ben Stokes asked the umpire to take back the four overthrow runs, claims James Anderson

English pacer James Anderson has stated that Ben stokes asked the umpires to take the four overthrow runs back in the last over of the World Cup final. The ball hit Stokes' bat as he dived for a second run and raced towards the boundary, and it eventually had a massive impact on the result. 
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newscricket7 days 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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