newscricket2 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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newscricket4 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | This will go down in history as one that got away from us, says Gary Stead

Gary Stead reckons that the recent loss to England in the final of the ICC World Cup 2019 will be something the team won't forget for a long time. The former Kiwi batsman added he is hopeful this group of players will bounce back and make the final in the next edition of the quadrennial showpiece.
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featurecricket4 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
newscricket5 days ago

England wouldn’t have had any trouble winning had Jos Buttler stayed at the crease, believes Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar reckons that England would have comfortably won the ICC World Cup had England's Jos Buttler stayed at the crease in the second innings after the latter scored a fast-paced half century. In the end, Buttler and Ben Stokes did enough to win England their maiden World Cup.
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newscricket5 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | No team deserved to lose, states Jos Buttler

After a thrilling final, English keeper-batsman Jos Buttler has stated that no team deserved to lose and gave New Zealand due credits for a fantastic game. The final saw a nerve-wracking finish as the match went into a super over and the number of boundaries scored ultimately made the difference.
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newscricket5 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes' partnership won England the game, reckons Jonny Bairstow

An elated Jonny Bairstow reckoned the tournament final as one hell of a game and sympathised with New Zealand for missing out by a whisker. The number of runs scored in the official overs and super over were same by both teams but England emerged victorious on virtue of scoring more boundaries.
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newscricket5 days ago

ICC World Cup | I'll be apologising to the New Zealand players for the rest of my life, reveals Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes admitted that he will be apologising to his New Zealand counterparts for the rest of his life after the incident that occurred in the last over of the second innings at Lord’s on Sunday. Stokes was adjudged man of the match for his brilliant 84* off 98 deliveries in yesterday’s triumph.
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newscricket5 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
newscricket5 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
featurecricket5 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