Shadab Akhtar Rabbani

12 days to World Cup: It's not Lord's but Headingley that holds this record

Interestingly, it's good to lose tosses at Headingley as teams losing the toss have won seven matches while teams winning it have only won four.

18 May 2019

15 days to World Cup: Glenn McGrath's best figures demolishes Namibia

He was given good support by Andrew Symonds and Darren Lehmann who scored 59 and 50 respectively to help Australia post an imposing 301 on the board.

16 May 2019

16 days to World Cup: Chris Gayle sinks Zimbabwe with sixes en route record double hundred

Gayle was overtaken by Martin Guptill for the highest individual score in World Cup history as the Kiwi hit an unbeaten 237 runs against the Windies in the quarterfinal stage of the World Cup.

14 May 2019

18 days to World Cup: Zimbabwe's infamous losing streak that lasted for almost a decade

After the big win against Australia, Zimbabwe did not win another game until the 1992 World Cup as they lost 18 matches on the trot. 

12 May 2019

20 days to World Cup | Shane Warne spins the web during Australia's 1999 title-winning campaign

Their 1999 campaign was aided by Shane Warne's brilliant wicket taking abilities. the legendary leg-spinner finished as the highest wicket-taker alongside New Zealand's Geoff Allott with 20 wickets. 

11 May 2019

22 days to World Cup: Imran Khan leads Pakistan to glory

The Green Army had just one win in their first five matches before legendary skipper Imran Khan asked his side to fight like 'Cornered Tigers'. The rest is history...

09 May 2019

23 days to World Cup: Ashish Nehra teaches England a lesson

Ashish Nehra was consistent as he bowled with a disciplined line and length putting the pressure on English batsmen.

07 May 2019

98 days to go: Relive Sachin Tendulkar’s innings against Pakistan in 2003 World Cup

With the World Cup just 98 days away, we take a look at one of the most remarkable 98 run innings in World Cup.

04 May 2019

92 days to go: Jonathan's best is a trot(t) before Kevin O'Brien's flyer

Trott's 92 went in vain but he had the satisfaction of being the fastest to 1000 ODI runs, equalling West Indies legend Viv Richards and teammate Kevin Pietersen

04 May 2019

91 days to go: Captain Smith hands former schoolmate a lesson

Playing against a team led by his former Johannesburg schoolmate, Smith chose to bowl first, probably with the idea of chokeslamming his opponents

04 May 2019

94 days to go: Shane Watson 94 out; Australia 34 not out

Watson's 90-ball innings was studded with 10 fours and four big sixes that were launched into the mostly empty stands of Chinnaswamy Stadium. 

04 May 2019

77 days to go: McCullum pounds England with fastest World Cup fifty

Chasing a modest target, Brendon McCullum decided to rub more salt into the Englishmen's wounds.

04 May 2019

89 days to go: Yashpal's Old Trafford heroics set the stage for an '83 fairytale

Yashpal played a pivotal role in the victorious campaign, scoring 240 runs at an average of 34.28 including a match-winning 60 against England in the semi-finals.

04 May 2019

78 days to go: When Alvin Kallicharan treated Lillee with disdain

Alvin Kallicharan, who was sledged heavily by the Australians when the two teams played in the West Indies two years earlier, decided to give it back to his opponents on the big stage

04 May 2019

79 days to go: When a dropped catch by Clive Lloyd helped Windies defend World Cup

Once Graham Gooch was cleaned up by Joel Garner, England suffered one of the worst collapses in World Cup history

04 May 2019