cricket World Cup

ICC opens the door for more teams in World Cups, Super Six stage to be reinstated

The T20 World Cup will see four groups of five, with the top two playing a Super Eight round before the semifinals and final.

published on : 1st June 2021

Good news awaits ICC Associate members? World Cups likely to have more teams

The 50-over World Cup is also set for expansion with members agreeing to revert back to the 14-team model which was in place till the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

published on : 1st June 2021

ICC signs deal with IMG, to live stream 541 games across three World Cups

A total of 541 matches across three upcoming World Cups will be broadcast globally following a live streaming deal between the ICC and IMG.

published on : 25th February 2021

On Kapil Dev's 62nd birthday, let's relive 1983' World Cup triumph

It was on June 25, 1983, when India lifted their first-ever cricket World Cup title, defeating West Indies in the finals by 43 runs.

published on : 6th January 2021

Zimbabwe to host qualifiers of 2023 ODI World Cup to be held in India

The bottom five teams from the Super League will compete in the 2023 World Cup qualifier, joining the best three teams from League 2.

published on : 16th December 2020

ICC reschedules 2023 World Cup qualifying matches

All Covid-19 affected events that were postponed in 2020 have been rescheduled in a new look calendar extending to 2023.

published on : 16th December 2020

Ben Stokes asked umpires not to add four overthrows to England total: Test team-mate James Anderson

If Stokes had his way, the match might have never reached a tie and gone to a Super Over, where both teams scored 15 runs and England eventually won the World Cup on boundary count.

published on : 17th July 2019

Resell your final tickets via official platform: NZ all-rounder Jimmy Neesham to Indian fans

A senior ICC official said that this was a little effort on the part of the international body to counter the nemesis of black marketing of match tickets.

published on : 13th July 2019

BCCI wants selectors to throw light on 'no.4' fiasco

Speaking to IANS, a senior BCCI official said that the selectors must also take responsibility when a team loses a tournament if they deserve a monetary reward when the team does well.

published on : 13th July 2019

I fully trust skipper Eoin Morgan's decisions: England cricketer Adil Rashid

Rashid stated that Morgan knows his game inside out and has been with him through 'good and not so good times'.

published on : 13th July 2019

South Africa didn't have chance to win World Cup without you: Yuvraj Singh tells AB de Villiers

Indian skipper Virat Kohli also lent support to his IPL teammate saying de Villiers is the 'most honest and committed man he knows'.

published on : 13th July 2019

Valiant effort in semifinal testament to Jadeja’s temperament

Pre-tournament wagers were on an England-India final as the two sides remained very much on course, with South Africa making sure that the two did not play in the semifinals.

published on : 13th July 2019

ICC World Cup organisers happy with security amid 'moderate' threat

In March, 51 worshippers were shot dead in mosque attacks in the New Zealand city of Christchurch while more than 250 people died in Sri Lanka as a result of suicide bombings on Easter Sunday.

published on : 27th May 2019

World Cup 2019: It's 'coming home'? History beckons England

There was a sea-change in their cricketing philosophy after the 2015 World Cup debacle, where they failed to qualify even for the quarter-finals.

published on : 27th May 2019

Why can't I get another hat-trick in the World Cup: Lasith Malinga

The 35-year-old was a vital cog in the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians bowling unit, claiming 16 wickets to help his side win a record fourth title in the T20 cash-rich league.

published on : 27th May 2019
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