featurecricketa day ago

England’s World Cup triumph - a lesson for Team India in planning and consistency

As England boarded the flight back to London from Adelaide after their defeat to Bangladesh in the 2015 World Cup, it seemed like there was no light at the end of the tunnel. Fast-forward four years, the Three Lions have gone from trying to rebuild their team to try building a dynasty.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 days ago

ICC approve like-for-like substitutes for concussion

Following the board and council meeting on Thursday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) have approved like-for-like substitutes for concussion. The rule, which will allow teams to use like-for-like substitutes for concussion, will become a part of ICC playing conditions from August 1, 2019.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 days ago

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah stay top of ICC player rankings

Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah continue to lead the way in the updated ICC ODI player rankings. Player of the Tournament, Kane Williamson, moved up two spots to the sixth position among the batsmen, while his teammate Matt Henry has been rewarded with a move into the list of top 10 bowlers.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket6 days ago

What if, New Zealand?... What if?

Sixteen kilometers was all that separated Roger Federer and the New Zealand Cricket Team in London yesterday. While the location and sport might have been different, the agony they went through was one and the same, and both would have wondered before going to bed last night, “what if?”
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket6 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | "Win or lose, today does not define you, everyone believes in you" - Ben Stokes’ advice to Jofra Archer

Jofra Archer has revealed how Ben Stokes, Joe Root and Eoin Morgan inspired him to get the job done and backed him after being hit for a six. Archer also praised Morgan’s astute captaincy and the kind of trust he had in him despite being relatively new to international cricket.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | It was written in the stars for Ben Stokes to win it, claims Joe Root

English Test skipper Joe Root has claimed that it was written in the stars for Ben Stokes to win the World Cup for England, after the all-rounder's heartbreak in the 2016 WT20 Final. Stokes top scored for England with 84 runs, as he guided them to their first ever World Cup victory.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Prophetic Jofra Archer predicted World Cup final's outcome six years ago

Jofra Archer stole the limelight as he bowled England to victory to help them claim their first ever World Cup. But that might not be the craziest thing Archer has done. The speedster predicted the outcome of the final way back in 2013, breaking it down moment by moment, in a sequence of tweets.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 days ago

Legends react as ICC's 'more boundaries' rule to decide World Cup winner stirs controversy

100 overs of cricket followed by the super over couldn't produce a winner in the final of World Cup. But England celebrated and New Zealand mourned as hosts won the World Cup by hitting more boundaries. Cricket fraternity is not particularly happy about it and took to Twitter to express their views.
Soumil Khare
newscricket7 days ago

7 Things You Missed - From Jason Roy and Kumar Dharmasena hugging to an overthrow six

What a day for sports this has been! A thrilling Wimbledon final and a Cricket World Cup final! We are pretty sure that you were watching Federer and Djokovic fighting it out and missed some important moments from the World Cup final! We've got your back! Here are the 7 things you missed.
Srijith Gopal
featurecricket7 days ago

ENG vs NZ | Takeaways – Ben Stokes historic outing and New Zealand incredible adaptability

If the last ball of the match was not enough, this final went down to the final over where England just managed to emerge victorious on the back of number of boundaries hit in the innings. Ben Stokes produced a match-winning knock to ensure England stayed alive in the hunt till the end.
Suraj Choudhari