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FIFA team express satisfaction with the preparation at Kalinga stadium to host U-17 Women’s WC

Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (UNI) A FIFA delegation and the members of the Local Organising Committee today expressed their satisfaction with the preparation made at the Kalinga stadium here to host the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020.

Mohammed Shami took my advice but sadly Pak bowlers didn't: Shoaib Akhtar

Rawalpindi: Revealing that Indian pace bowler Mohammed Shami had sought his advice after the World Cup, former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar felt sad as no one from his own nation asks for any assistance.

2019 Men's Cricket World Cup most watched ever

Dubai: The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 was the most watched ICC event ever, with a global cumulative average audience of 1.6 billion for live coverage, a 38% increase over the 2015 edition and a unique broadcast audience of 706 million viewers, demonstrating the phenomenal reach and power of live cricket around the world.

Cannot describe how proud I am: Sunil Chhetri tweets after India puts up spirited performance against Qatar

Doha: Indian football team skipper Sunil Chhetri expressed his pride after his team drew against mighty Qatar in a FIFA World Cup qualifiers match on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi gets one-match World Cup qualifier ban

Rio De Janeiro, July 25 (Xinhua): Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been banned for one competitive match for his altercation with Chile's Gary Medel in the Copa America third-place playoff earlier this month.

Pakistan: Inzamam ul-Haq decides to step down as chief selector after national team fail to reach semis

Islamabad, July 17 (IBNS): Days after Pakistan crashed out off the World Cup tournament without reaching the semi-finals, former cricketer and captain Inzamam ul-Haq on Wednesday announced that he would no longer be the chief selector of the men's cricket team after July 30.

Team of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 announced

London, July 15 (IBNS): New Zealand’s captain and Player of the Tournament Kane Williamson has been named captain of an ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 team that includes six players from Sunday’s dramatic final at Lord’s.

Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar keep things tight as New Zealand score 239/8 in high-voltage WC semi-final clash

Manchester, July 10 (IBNS): Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvaneswar Kumar bowled well on Wednesday morning as India restricted New Zealand to 239 for the loss of eight wickets in the first semi-final of the World Cup here.

Officials appointed for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup semi-finals

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.

FIFA boss promises more teams, prize money for next women's world cup

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.

Miracles happen: Sarfaraz Ahmed feels before Bangladesh-Pakistan match that will decide final semi-final spot

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.

India shouldn't make Rishabh Pant sit outside for long: Sourav Ganguly

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.

Virat Kohli surpasses Tendulkar, Lara, becomes fastest batsman to score 20,000 runs

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.

World Cup: India score 268/7 in 50 overs against West Indies, Kohli scores 72

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.

World Cup Ashes: England win toss, opt to field against Australia

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.