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Chance to grab early World Cup Super League points

Dubai: Hosts Bangladesh and former World champions West Indies kick off their qualification campaigns for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in Dhaka and Chittagong from Wednesday while Afghanistan and Ireland face off starting a day later with their series in Abu Dhabi.

Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 qualifying matches rescheduled

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the 20 rescheduled series in the pathway to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India and the dates for the Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier.

BCCI, ICC get countdown to ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021

Mumbai/IBNS: The seventh edition of the Men’s T20 World Cup is coming five years after the event was held in India.

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev suffers cardiac arrest, undergoes angioplasty surgery

New Delhi/IBNS: India's first Cricket World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev has suffered a cardiac arrest, media reports said.

IPL 2019 played key role in England's World Cup win: Eoin Morgan

Mumbai/UNI: England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has revealed that the participation of his teammates in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 helped them adapt to the high-pressure situations, which played a big role in the team's maiden World Cup title.

England WC winner Jack Charlton dies at 85

London/UNI: Jack Charlton, England's football World Cup hero, has passed away at the age of 85.

South American World Cup qualifiers to start in October, says FIFA

Rio De Janeiro/Xinhua: The start of the South American zone qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been postponed to October, world football governing body FIFA said on Friday.

Australia, New Zealand PMs back joint hosting of 2023 Women's World Cup

Canberra/Xinhua: The prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand sent a letter to FIFA on Tuesday showing their support for a joint bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

Players need to be mentally strong to bounce back post COVID-19: Sandeep Patil

New Delhi/UNI: Former India cricketer Sandeep Patil feels being mentally mature is very important for any sportsperson, not just cricketers to bounce back post COVID-19 pandemic.

Pakistan got it totally wrong’ vs India in 2019 ICC WC, says ex-captain Waqar Younis

New Delhi/UNI: Former cricketer Waqar Younis feels that the poor decision-making, starting with the toss, cost Pakistan the match against the arch-rivals India in the 2019 ICC World Cup.

Never said India lost World Cup match against England intentionally: Ben Stokes

Mumbai/IBNS: English cricketer Ben Stokes has clarified that he never meant India lost a match against England in the 2019 World Cup intentionally after the all-rounder singled out Mahendra Singh Dhoni's way of batting in the particular match which was lost by the men-in-blue.   

IFSC cancels two World Cup events in Switzerland

Paris/Xinhua: The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has canceled World Cup events in Meiringen and Villars in Switzerland due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dragan Skocic seeks to get Iran back on track in World Cup qualifications

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: The Croatian Dragan Skocic, who is at the helm of Iran's national soccer team, said that he will get Iran back on track in the World Cup qualification competitions.

Qatar denies allegations of World Cup bribes

Doha/Xinhua/UNI:  The organizers of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar released a statement on Tuesday denying the allegations contained within court papers made public in the US.

Officials took bribes for Qatar World Cup bid, say US prosecutors

New York/Xinhua/UNI: Former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Ricardo Teixeira was among several officials to accept bribes in Qatar's bid to host the 2022 World Cup, according to an indictment made public in a U S court on Monday.