- WC final both best & worst day of my life: Guptill(12:54)
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Still coming to terms with the heart-wrenching loss at the 2019 World Cup finals, New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill feels the summit clash against England was both the best and worst day of his cricketing career.
- WC final was crazy game to be part of: Boult(12:32)
Wellington, July 18 (IANS) New Zealand pacer Trent Boult, who is still trying to coming to terms with the gut-wrenching defeat to England in the World Cup final, believes the feeling after the loss will not disappear in the coming days.
- You had a great WC: Sachin told Kane after NZ loss(10:58)
London, July 18 (IANS) "Your game was appreciated by all and you had a great World Cup," said Sachin Tendulkar to Kane Williamson while handing him the Player of the Tournament trophy after New Zealand lost a thrilling final of the 2019 edition of the showpiece event.
- Neesham's childhood coach died during WC Super Over(09:08)
Wellington, July 18 (IANS) Former Auckland Grammar School teacher and coach David James Gordon breathed his last moments after New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham hit a maximum during the Super Over in a thrilling World Cup final against England.
- Stokes asked umpire to take off four overthrows during WC final(11:26)
London, July 17 (IANS) Amid the furore over umpires call to give an extra run when a throw struck Ben Stokes' bat in the World Cup final, it has now come to light that the all-rounder had asked the umpires to take away the four overthrows which ultimately proved to be decisive in England's win over New Zealand.
- Morgan has climbed Everest by winning WC: Strauss(09:26)
London, July 17 (IANS) Andrew Strauss, England team director, is all praise for captain Eoin Morgan, saying he has climbed Everest -- the highest mountain in the world -- by winning the World Cup 2019.
- Giles brushes off 'extra run' claim in England's WC win(14:34)
London, July 16 (IANS) Ashley Giles, Director of England Cricket, is not concerned about the furore regarding the extra run which was awarded to Eoin Morgan's men when a throw struck Ben Stokes' bat during the summit clash of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's.
- Dhoni missing from Tendulkar's WC 2019 XI(14:26)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has named his favourite XI of cricketers who played in the just concluded edition of the World Cup.
- 'Sharing' WC title must be considered: NZ coach(10:46)
London, July 16 (IANS) New Zealand head coach Gary Stead believes the possibility of sharing the World Cup is something that "should be considered" by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after the Black Caps lost to England in the finals of the 2019 World Cup at Lord's.
- Amitabh mocks ICC's boundary rule after England WC win(09:26)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is the latest to join the list of people criticising the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the "boundary rule" which helped England win their first men's World Cup.
- Rohit, Bumrah in ICC's WC XI, no place for Kohli(20:40)
London, July 15 (IANS) Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah were the only two Indians to feature in the ICC's World Cup 2019 Team of the Tournament, which didn't have any place for Virat Kohli.
- World Cup final should have been a tie: Pujara(18:04)
By Rohit Mundayur
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara on Monday said that for him the 2019 World Cup final between England and New Zealand did not have a loser. "To be honest, I felt that there was no loser. Because it was a tie, both teams should have been given the trophy," said the 31-year-old batsman.
- World Cup 2019 dream team: Men who stole the show(15:46)
By Debayan Mukherjee
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) England won the World Cup by hitting more boundaries than New Zealand after the rip-roaring final which was tied both at the end of 100 overs and a Super Over.
- We had Allah with us: Morgan(14:28)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan has praised New Zealand and reckons the Kiwis had a decent run in the showpiece event as they also outclassed the hot favourites -- India -- in the first semifinal of the tournament.
- 'WC 2019 final best white-ball game of all time'(12:50)
London, July 15 (IANS) England became the World Cup champions for the first time in cricket history after defeating New Zealand in a pulsating final which ended in a nail-biting Super Over at Lord's.
- What Stokes told Archer before the Super Over(11:54)
London, July 15 (IANS) Jofra Archer didn't appear nervous before bowling the Super Over that won England the World Cup -- and that was because Ben Stokes' words of advice were keeping him calm.
- Morgan, Williamson have their say on boundary count in Super Over (IANS at World Cup)(11:04)
London, July 15 (IANS) England might have won the World Cup, but the fact that the number of boundaries hit decided the winner is something that has not gone down well with certain quarters who believed that if the game ended in a tie even after the Super Over, either the trophy should have been shared or the team picking most wickets could take it home. However, England skipper Eoin Morgan's take on the issue was different than his Kiwi counterpart Kane Williamson.