newscricket6 days ago

Gonna walk my dog along the beach and try and put it aside, says Trent Boult on getting over the final heart-break

New Zealand lost the World Cup final by a whisker, which is certainly turning out to be hard to swallow for the players. Trent Boult speaks about his plans to get over the heart-break and has said that he will probably walk down the beach with his dog and try to put aside the grief. 
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newscricket8 days 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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featurecricket8 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
newscricket9 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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newscricket9 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.
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newscricket9 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
newscricket9 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.
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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter explodes as England edge New Zealand in the closest World Cup Final in history

What a day this has been for every cricket fan!! Everyone had their hearts in their mouth in the closing stages of the match. There was no lack of drama, from Boult's failed effort, Stokes' converting a 2 to a six. Twitterati were having a roller coaster ride as the match kept on swinging.
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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts as New Zealand come up with yet another underwhelming batting display

It was another dull start from the Kiwis. Fair to say, they bit a bullet by opting to bat on a greenish looking track. Guptill was positive, but his knock didn't last long. Guptill using up a review meant that Ross Taylor was red-faced, as he wasn't able to use a review, despite being not out.
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featurecricket10 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | New Zealand’s predicted XI for the final against England

New Zealand defied all the odds and made it to the final of the World Cup for the second time in a row. The Kane Williamson-led side defeated tournament favourites and table-toppers India in the semi-final to chisel their path into the game that matters the post. Here’s the predicted XI.
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