World Cup Countdown

10 days to World Cup: Steve Waugh's sensational world record

The former Australian captain featured in 33 games across four World Cups, of which he won his first and the last.

published on : 20th May 2019

11 days to World Cup: East Africa's horror show in 1975

East Africa managed to make their mark in every World Cup game they played but not in the way they would have wanted to.

published on : 19th May 2019

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.

published on : 18th May 2019

13 days to World Cup: When rookies Zimbabwe sprang a surprise on Australia in 1983

If you made the obvious guess that the dream run by Kapil's Devils is the talking point here, well, you got it wrong.

published on : 17th May 2019

14 days to World Cup: Unlikely heroes emerge to save England

It was a crucial game on a track tailor-made for swing bowlers. In the end, it was decided by one few saw coming.

published on : 16th 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.

published on : 15th May 2019

17 days to World Cup: When Viv won it for Windies in 1975

It was supposed to be the battle between West Indies' star-studded batting line-up and Australia's brilliant bowling attack.

published on : 13th 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. 

published on : 12th May 2019

19 days to World Cup: When rain wrecked South Africa's dreams in 1992

Rain, new rules and the organisers turned South Africa's World Cup dreams into a nightmare.

published on : 11th 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. 

published on : 10th May 2019

21 days to World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar's incredible record

One of the reasons why this record is unlikely to be broken anytime soon is the incredible consistency that is required.

published on : 9th 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.

published on : 7th May 2019

24 days to World Cup: When Collins Obuya stunned Sri Lanka

It was a shock that showcased what Kenya were capable of, as they became the first non-Test nation to make it to the World Cup semi-final.

published on : 6th May 2019

25 days to World Cup: Vaas' Valentine's day magic 

It was a spell that would have been difficult to replicate in a videogame on beginner mode.

published on : 5th May 2019

27 days to World Cup: West Indies' most successful Courtney Walsh did not 'Mankad'

Playing in his third match, Walsh took the game into the last ball and was lauded for his sportsmanship for not 'Mankading' Saleem Jaffar who was backing off with Pakistan requiring two runs.

published on : 3rd May 2019
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