Joe Root

Cricket World Cup 2019: a triumph of stroke-play over big-hitting

Virat Kohli, Joe Root and Kane Williamson impress as Cricket World Cup 2019 shows strokeplay is still king in ODI cricket

Alyssa Healy Prediction Can Still Happen – For Now

If Australian player, Alyssa Healy, is part of the best team in the world, why shouldn't she think that her team will avoid loss in every game? Alyssa Healy predicted...
Andy McBrine

Cloudy in Stormont, Sunny for McBrine : A Highbrow’s Class Act

19th May. You could be excused if you were caught sneaking the weather updates more often than usual but the European summer can be idiosyncratic in a way. The...

CWC19: Where to now for South Africa?

The history of South Africa in World Cups has been well documented. That C word, over and over again. Stuck in the throats. On the lips of the media....
Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant as a cover for Shikhar Dhawan: Impact on Indian team

Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant is set to join the squad in England as a cover for the injured Shikhar Dhawan. Pant, who is just 21 years old, has already...

Just on the rain

As Sri Lanka collapsed against New Zealand, rain looked more and more like their only saviour, à la Pakistan’s escape against England in 1992. The only problem was that...

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: team previews – India

Boasting the world's best ODI batsman and bowler, two-time champions India can spoil the England Cricket World Cup party
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: team previews – South Africa

With the pressure off but their recent form excellent, can South Africa finally end their long wait for a Cricket World Cup final appearance
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: team previews – Sri Lanka

Out-of-form outsiders Sri Lanka overhauled their squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup: desperate measures in desperate times or a tactical masterstoke?

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: team previews – West Indies

West Indies only just sneaked through qualifying, but with the 2019 IPL's star player in their ranks there is Cricket World Cup hope for them yet