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England victory is reward for long journey – Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan said winning the World Cup for the first time by beating New Zealand in an extraordinary final at Lord's on...

‘Forty-five minutes of bad cricket put us out’ says Kohli after India’s shock exit

Virat Kohli admitted India had paid the price for "45 minutes of bad cricket" as the heart-broken skipper surveyed the wreckage of his side's...

India’s World Cup exit ‘breaks a billion hearts’

Indians reacted with shock and dismay on Wednesday (10) after their stunning World Cup exit, with prime minister Narendra Modi hailing the team's "fighting...

India v New Zealand: Three key World Cup battles

Two-time champions India face 2015 runners-up New Zealand on Tuesday (9) in the first World Cup semi-final in Manchester. India topped the group stage with...

Karunaratne won’t give up on Sri Lanka’s World Cup hopes

Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne is refusing to give up on his team's World Cup hopes ahead of Monday's must-win clash against the West...

ICC gives Sri Lanka permission to wear 2nd choice ‘lucky yellow jersey’

In a first, the ICC has acceded to Sri Lanka cricket team's request of allowing them to wear their second choice "yellow jersey" for the remaining World Cup...

World Cup 2019: Malinga, Mathews star as Sri Lanka stun England in Leeds thriller

Lasith Malinga emerged as the hero for Sri Lanka as the veteran pacer picked 4 for 43 to guide his side to a 20-run...

Cricket: Sri Lanka warned after media no-show

Sri Lanka have been warned against a repeat of their no-show in the customary post-match news conference following their World Cup loss to Australia,...

India beat Pakistan to maintain perfect World Cup record

India extended their unblemished World Cup record against Pakistan after Rohit Sharma's century and tidy bowling secured their 89-run victory via the Duckworth-Lewis method...

Sri Lanka complain to ICC about green pitches, inadequate training facilities and accommodation

Complaining of step-motherly treatment meted out to them in the ongoing World Cup, an exasperated Sri Lanka has expressed dissatisfaction at the types of pitches provided,...