The ICC cricket world cup that started on May 30 will be officially ending in July 14th 2019, and this will mark the end of the 12th edition of the competition since its inauguration way back in 1975. The 2019 tournament is being hosted by England and it is now clear that England and New Zealand will be the two teams that will be battling it out in the finals.
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Though there are plenty of potential surprise packages at the upcoming Cricket World Cup, there seems to be near-universal confidence that England and India will be the two teams battling it out at Lord’s on 14 July. Fans, pundits and bookmakers alike appear united in this belief, but they would be decidedly less so if it were not for one man.
Feisty Warner: Controversial opener David Warner, 32, is back on the international scene, alongside Steve Smith, once a year-long suspension for his role during a ball-tampering adventure story that destroyed Australian cricket. English crowds are fast to cue the belligerent left-hander of his fall from grace however that would spur him on to bigger heights. […]
Forget the dozens of T20 leagues around the world, forget whether India and Pakistan don’t play a bilateral series, forget the Ashes. The biggest cricketing tournament in the world the quadrennial ICC Cricket World Cups is now part of the discourse among fans and punters. No other tournament garbs as much attention and eyeballs as the […]
With the World Cup in England and Wales being just around the corner, it is time to begin paying attention to the warm-up fixtures that may provide fans and pundits with some answers as to what could be expected from the teams over the course of the competition. The matches took place at different venues […]
The hosts of a World Cup, whatever sport it may be, are always in a challenging position when asked about their chances of going all the way on home soil when they are the favourites. Do you go full out on the offensive and robustly justify your claim to the trophy or do you talk down your chances in the hope that actions will speak louder than words?
One of the great cricket tragedies post-millennia has been the slow disintegration of the West Indian cricket team. Traditionalists and those who followed the great West Indian teams of the 1970s and 1980s have all watched on in disbelief as the once proud cricketing nation slumped to new lows and lost that indomitable identity that […]