London, July 7 (IBNS) The umpires and officials for the two ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-finals have been appointed following the conclusion of the group stage.
Lyon, Jul 6 (Xinhua/UNI) FIFA President Gianni Infantino aims to expand the women's World Cup from 24 teams to 32 in 2023 and to double the prize money for the next edition to 60 million U.S. dollars.
London, July 5 (IBNS): Facing a tough task of winning by a margin of 316 runs against Bangladesh to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals, captain Sarfaraz Ahmed still believes that 'miracles' can happen in the paradigm of the game.
Birmingham, June 29 (IBNS): At a time Mahendra Singh Dhoni is receiving criticisms for his slow batting, former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly said batsman like Rishabh Pant must not be kept outside the team for long.
Manchester, June 27 (IBNS): Breaking a record so far jointly held by cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to score 20,000 international runs in the World Cup match against West Indies here on Thursday.
Manchester, June 27 (IBNS): Riding on skipper Virat Kohli's 72 and Mahendra Singh Dhoni's unbeaten half century, India scored 268/7 in 50 overs against West Indies in a World Cup match here on Thursday.
Lord's, June 25 (IBNS): England won the toss and elected to field first against Australia in a high-voltage match of the World Cup on Tuesday.
London, June 24 (IBNS): At a time when the cricketers were facing severe criticisms for their poor show in the World Cup and a defeat at the hands of arch-rival India, Pakistani cricketer Shadab Khan dedicated the team's win against South Africa to "the fans of Pakistan cricket who support the team through thick and thin".
London, June 23 (IBNS): Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, under whose leadership India had played the World Cup final in 2003, on Sunday congratulated West Indies batsman Carlos Brathwaite for his fighting 101 runs knock that gifted fans a memorable match against New Zealand on Saturday.
London, June 19 (IBNS): The Indian team received a major jolt as opener Shikhar Dhawan, who had hit a century in the match against Australia, have been ruled out of the World Cup due to injury.
Manchester, June 16 (IBNS): Riding on Rohit Sharma's majestic 140 run, which set India on a dominating position at the beginning of the match, India scored 336 runs for the loss of five wickets in a high-voltage Wold Cup match against Pakistan which is being closely watched by millions of people on the two sides of the borders with high expectations on Sunday.
Manchester, June 16 (IBNS): Ending his charismatic innings of 140 runs, Indian opener Rohit Sharma was sent back to the pavilion by Pakistan in the 39th over of the high-voltage World Cup match here on Sunday.
London, June 15 (IBNS): It seems that chances to qualify for the semi-finals is slowly slipping out of the grips of Sri Lanka as they suffered another defeat in a World Cup match this time at the hands of Australia here on Saturday.
Soutampton, June 14 (IBNS): England won the toss and opted to field first against West Indies in a World Cup match here on Friday.
Nottingham, Jun 13 (IBNS): The match between India and New Zealand in the World Cup was called off due to rain here on Thursday.