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Tag: Cricket World Cup 2019

England chief Giles dismisses World Cup final ‘extra run’ row

England finally has a World Cup win to go with their three losing appearances in the 1979, 1987 and 1992 finals.

Morgan hopes World Cup win will spark English cricket revival

There have long been concerns about declining player numbers in English cricket, with the sport hidden behind a television paywall in Britain.

England wins Cricket World Cup to end 44-year wait

It is a second successive defeat in the final for New Zealand.

Injury-hit Australia call up Wade, Marsh for World Cup

With reigning champions Australia due to play England in the semi-finals, Matthew Wade and Mitch Marsh have been added to the squad.

Formidable India in NZ’s path to second straight final

New Zealand will need to make a fresh start in their eighth semi-final if they are to have another shot at a maiden World Cup crown.

Australia’s Lyon checks South Africa progress

Reigning champions Australia are already through to the semi-finals, while South Africa cannot qualify for the last four.

Mathews ton lifts Sri Lanka to 264-7 against India

Angelo Mathews made 113 and put on 124 runs for the fifth wicket with Lahiru Thirimanne to give Sri Lanka a respectable total.

Plane flies over Headingley with ‘Justice for Kashmir’ banner

It is the second such incident after a banner was flown over the same grounds during last week's match between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Fernando stars as Sri Lanka set West Indies stiff World Cup...

Sri Lanka scored an imposing 338-6 in their World Cup clash against the West Indies, with both sides playing only for pride.

India’s Shankar out of World Cup with fractured toe

Vikay Shankar has managed scores of 15 not out, 29 and 14 in his three matches in the World Cup.

India ends West Indies World Cup hopes

India remains the only unbeaten side in the tournament and needs just one victory from their remaining three games to guarantee a semi-finals berth.

New Zealand’s Santner warns over ‘dangerous’ Pakistan

New Zealand have 11 points from five victories and a rained-off game while Pakistan must win to keep alive their chances of qualifying for the last four.

Ton-up Finch’s exit sparks Australia slump against England

Reigning champions Australia looked set for a huge total at 185-2 but, one ball after completing his century, Aaron Finch holed out.

England bowl against Australia in World Cup

Australia are currently second in the table but any more slip-ups could imperil their chances of reaching the knockout stages.

Afghanistan make slow start against Bangladesh

Afghanistan has been unable to establish any momentum, putting them behind the required run-rate approaching the half-way point of their chase.

Shakib goes top of World Cup run chart

Victory for Bangladesh will move them into fifth place in the 10-team table.

Poor form, low confidence to blame for S. Africa’s World Cup...

Just a single win in seven matches has left South Africa with an embarrassing early elimination that will likely have repercussions for many in the team.

Williamson and Taylor get New Zealand back on track

New Zealand's senior batsmen shared an unbroken century stand to take the Black Caps to 144-2 off 30 overs at Old Trafford.

India struggle against Afghanistan in World Cup

India hit just 16 boundaries, including only one six, against an Afghanistan side who have lost all five of the matches in the tournament so far.

Sri Lanka celebrates shock victory over England

Sri Lanka next play South Africa in Durham a week on Friday

England’s Archer, Wood restrict Sri Lanka to 232 in World Cup

Sri Lanka began poorly after winning the toss and electing to bat first, losing openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera inside three overs.

Sri Lanka suffer Fernando blow after early collapse against England

England, third in the table, will go ahead of leaders Australia if they defeat Sri Lanka, currently sixth in the standings.

Warner hits 166 as Australia rack up 368 against Bangladesh

David Warner's 166 is the highest score of the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

New Zealand win toss and bowl in S. Africa World Cup...

South Africa are still languishing in eighth spot in the 10-team table after five games, with the top four qualifying for next month's semis.