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Who would have predicted that: Jeremy Bray becomes Ireland's first-ever centurion in World Cups on team's WC debut in 2007

Jeremy Bray may have played only 15 ODIs and 2 T20Is after a promising start, but the 46-year-old is still remembered as Ireland's first centurion in World Cups
7 July 2020

Who would have predicted that: Dilhara Fernando, Ravi Bopara and Paul Nixon shine in 2007 World Cup nail-biter

With two of the biggest crowd-pullers, India and Pakistan, having been eliminated from the 2007 World Cup in the first round itself, there was dire need for a nail-biter to liven up the spirits....
5 July 2020

Who would have predicted that: Anil Kumble 6/12 registers best ODI figures for India to flummox West Indies in final of 1993 Hero Cup

With a full-house passionate crowd at Eden Gardens roaring at every delivery, Anil Kumble recorded the best figures in ODIs by a spinner in the final of the 1993 Hero Cup
3 July 2020

CWC 2019 Recap: England's campaign on sword's edge after loss against Australia

Australia made a sensible tactical move as they dropped Nathan Coulter-Nile to bring in Jason Behrendorff. England's weakness against left-arm bowlers was well documented and Australia exploited that by opening the bowling with two left-armers in Mitchell Starc and Behrendorff as England struggled to get going.
25 June 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - The ultimate underdog story - India stun West Indies to win 1983 World Cup

June 25, 1983 - India had arrived in England with no backers. They had won only one game in the history of the tournament, that too against East Africa
25 June 2020

Who would have predicted that: Lasith Malinga claims first-ever double hat-trick in ODI history against South Africa at 2007 World Cup

The encounter between South Africa and Sri Lanka was panning out like one of the many tiresome matches in the 2007 edition of the ODI World Cup. With 4 wickets off 4 deliveries, Lasith Malinga infused life into the game.....
20 June 2020

CWC 2019 Recap: Tigers stun West Indies with World Cup's second-highest chase

A Cricket World series, CWC 2019 Recap looks at all the high-octane encounters from the last year's ODI World Cup: from Jofra Archer's bouncers to Rohit Sharma's hundreds and from Mitchell Starc's yorkers to Virat Kohli's antics.
17 June 2020

CWC 2019 Recap: South Africa register their first win, finally

Faf du Plessis decided to bowl first after winning the toss in the 21st match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff and his bowlers didn't disappoint
15 June 2020

CWC 2019 Recap: England brush aside West Indies at the cost of Roy's hamstring

A Cricket World series, CWC 2019 Recap looks at all the high-octane encounters from the last year's ODI World Cup: from Jofra Archer's bouncers to Rohit Sharma's hundreds and from Mitchell Starc's yorkers to Virat Kohli's antics.
14 June 2020

CWC 2019 Recap: Mohammad Amir's fifer not enough to stop Australia's easy win

After Aaron Finch 82 and David Warner 107 got Australia off to a perfect start with a 146-run opening stand in the 17th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton against Pakistan
12 June 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Saqlain Mushtaq bags 2nd hat-trick in World Cup history

June 11, 1999 - HK Olonga st Moin Khan, AG Huckle st Moin Khan, M Mbangwa lbw - Saqlain Mushtaq bagged the 2nd ever hat-trick in a World Cup and became only the 2nd player to take a hat-trick twice in ODIs after compatriot Wasim Akram.
11 June 2020

International Cricket Council Board update

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board today agreed to continue exploring a number of contingency plans regarding the future of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 and the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 until next month.....
10 June 2020

CWC 2019 Recap: With Kane at the helm, Kiwis complete hat-trick of wins

A Cricket World series, CWC 2019 Recap looks at all the high-octane encounters from the last year's ODI World Cup: from Jofra Archer's bouncers to Rohit Sharma's hundreds and from Mitchell Starc's yorkers to Virat Kohli's antics.
8 June 2020

CWC 2019 Recap: Pakistan's unpredictability at it's best; England at the receiving end

A Cricket World series, CWC 2019 Recap looks at all the high-octane encounters from the last year's ODI World Cup: from Jofra Archer's bouncers to Rohit Sharma's hundreds and from Mitchell Starc's yorkers to Virat Kohli's antics.
3 June 2020

Who would have predicted that: All-rounder Andy Bichel delivers dream performance against England at 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup

Andy Bichel will walk into the Australian XI of today and possibly all contemporary teams but...
20 May 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - An England 1999 World Cup victory that made them dangerously complacent

May 18, 1999 - A loss to Australia in the semi final of the 1975 World Cup, a loss to West Indies in the final of the 1979 World Cup, a loss to India in the semi final of the 1983 World Cup, a loss to Australia in the final of the 1987 World Cup,
18 May 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Flower-Collingwood's unorthodox approach takes England to maiden World Cup victory

May 16, 2010 - While a lot of credit is given to the captain-coach combination of Eoin Morgan and Trevor Bayliss which won England the 2019 World Cup, and rightly so,
16 May 2020

Who would have predicted that: Zimbabwe all-rounder Neil Johnson stuns South Africa at 1999 World Cup

Zimbabwe all-rounder Neil Johnson was on fire during the 1999 men's Cricket World Cup
13 May 2020

Who would have predicted that: Wahab Riaz turns on heat in 2011 World Cup semi-final against India

Before the all-important semi-final against India at the ICC World Cup 2011 in Mohali, the Pakistan management was faced with the tough of choice of picking between Shoaib Akhtar and Wahab Riaz
11 May 2020

CWC 2019 Recap: England down Australia in semis to reach within striking distance of World Cup trophy

England were arguably the better team coming into the tournament but the way Australia had beaten England in the league stage, it would certainly have given them hope of repeating their feat.
9 May 2020