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Buttler ready to answer England World Cup captain call

Jos Buttler says he is ready to step up and captain England in the World Cup if injured skipper Eoin Morgan fails to recover in time to face Afghanistan on

'We need to win all remaining games,' says South African skipper

'We need to win all remaining games,' says South African skipper

Faf du Plessis said South Africa must win all their remaining games if they are to have any chance of reaching the World Cup semi-finals after they notched their first

Tamim confident of hitting back in form

Tamim confident of hitting back in form

Tamim Iqbal's patchy form remains a cause of concern for Bangladesh but the opener is determined to come all guns blazing against West Indies on Monday at the Taunton.In the

No fracture found on Mushfiqur's forearm

No fracture found on Mushfiqur's forearm

Bangladesh heaved a huge sigh of relief after an X-ray report revealed that Mushfiqur Rahim had no fracture on his forearm.Mushfiqur, considered as the most dependable batsman of the country,

Indian fans celebrate a six during the ICC  World Cup Cricket match between India and Pakistan at Old Trafford in Manchester, England on Sunday.

Indian fans celebrate a six during the ICC World Cup Cricket match between India and Pakistan at Old Trafford in Manchester, England on Sunday.

West Indies, Bangladesh eye resurgence as       competition stiffens

West Indies, Bangladesh eye resurgence as competition stiffens

Both teams announced themselves at the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 with convincing victories, but have failed to build on to that success.While aggression with the ball has paid

Aaron Finch hundred takes Australia to the top

Aaron Finch hundred takes Australia to the top

Aaron Finch's stylish hundred and his partnership of 173 with Steve Smith set up Australia's fourth win of the tournament to take them to the top of the ICC Men's

More than just a game: India face Pakistan in World Cup battle royale

More than just a game: India face Pakistan in World Cup battle royale

Virat Kohli will have history on his side when India take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a World Cup blockbuster on Sunday -- a clash that is always more than just

Rubel not picked up due to 'team combination'

Rubel not picked up due to 'team combination'

Fast bowler Rubel Hossain was ignored repeatedly in this World Cup, sparking a question whether the team management can rightly judge his ability in English condition.Rubel was key in Bangladesh's

Mushfiqur's injury scare ahead of Tigers' clash against Windies

Mushfiqur's injury scare ahead of Tigers' clash against Windies

Bangladesh received a huge blow ahead of their crucial clash against West Indies after their dependable wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim got a fresh injury scare during a practice session on

'It's not a war': Wasim calls for calm in India-Pakistan World Cup clash

'It's not a war': Wasim calls for calm in India-Pakistan World Cup clash

Pakistan legend Wasim Akram has urged fans on both the sides of the border to stay calm during his country's potentially volatile World Cup clash against bitter rivals India in

Walsh expects 'fighter' Mashrafe to hit back with bang

Walsh expects 'fighter' Mashrafe to hit back with bang

Bangladesh fast bowling coach Courtney Walsh believed that skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will come back with all guns blazing to give the critics a befitting reply after being criticized heavily

Eoin Morgan downplays England's injury concerns

Eoin Morgan downplays England's injury concerns

England captain Eoin Morgan said that his team is "not at panic stations", after he and Jason Roy left the field with discomfort during the game against West Indies in

Joe Root: England's understated superstar

Joe Root: England's understated superstar

Joe Root. England Test captain. England's record century-maker at World Cups. And now England's golden arm. One-day skipper Eoin Morgan hailed man-of-the-match Root after England steamrollered West Indies by eight

South Africa, Afghanistan hunt for maiden win

South Africa, Afghanistan hunt for maiden win

Agency :With no wins against their names so far, both South Africa and Afghanistan will be desperate to get off the mark in Match 21 of the ICC Men's

Rain unlikely to affect Bangladesh-West Indies clash

Rain unlikely to affect Bangladesh-West Indies clash

UNB, Dhaka :Rain is unlikely to affect the Bangladesh's next ICC World Cup match against West Indies at the Cooper Associates County ground in Taunton on June 17.The recent

Joshi applauds Bangladesh's spin attack

Joshi applauds Bangladesh's spin attack

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh spin coach Sunil Joshi has applauded Shakib Al Hasan-led Bangladesh spin attack for their outstanding performance in the World Cup, saying they are doing their job

On song Australia look to continue surge against Sri Lanka

On song Australia look to continue surge against Sri Lanka

Agency :Sitting pretty in the top section of the points table, Australia will look to consolidate their favourable position when they take on lowly Sri Lanka in Match 20

Trevor Bayliss unimpressed with 'Sheldon Salute'

Trevor Bayliss unimpressed with 'Sheldon Salute'

West Indies bowler Sheldon Cottrell has been creating a buzz in the ongoing World Cup, not just because of his brilliant bowling but for his flamboyant celebrations, known as the

England's Buttler set to face West Indies in World Cup clash

England's Buttler set to face West Indies in World Cup clash

England head coach Trevor Bayliss is optimistic that Jos Buttler will be fit to play in Friday's World Cup match against the West Indies in Southampton.Buttler hurt his right hip

Moeen Ali joins squad for West Indies tie

Moeen Ali joins squad for West Indies tie

Having missed the match against Bangladesh for tactical reasons and the rain-disrupted practice on Wednesday, England spinner Moeen Ali will join the team on Thursday, and push for selection against

The hundred was a long time coming: David Warner

The hundred was a long time coming: David Warner

Australia batsman David Warner, was immensely satisfied with his knock of 107 against Pakistan, which powered his side to a 41-run victory in Taunton on Wednesday.After being criticized for his

Vaughan calls Finch the best captain at CWC19

Vaughan calls Finch the best captain at CWC19

Aaron Finch's captaincy has earned him the praise of Michael Vaughan, who hailed Finch's tactical nous, following Australia's 41-run victory against Pakistan in Taunton on Wednesday, 12 June.Vaughan hailed Finch's

West Indies and India to kick off World Test Championship

West Indies and India will kick off the new World Test Championship with two five-day matches in the Caribbean in late August and early September, Cricket West Indies announced on

England look to continue dominance against spirited West Indies

England look to continue dominance against spirited West Indies

After a convincing 106-run victory over Bangladesh, England will be up against a vibrant West Indies unit in their fourth match of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019.After a

Mashrafe wary of West Indies' big hitters

Mashrafe wary of West Indies' big hitters

The small size of Taunton in which Bangladesh would take on West Indies on June 17 now creates a big headache for the captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza.When the ground's size

Not Gayle, Andre Russel's wicket will be key: Rhodes

Not Gayle, Andre Russel's wicket will be key: Rhodes

While Chris Gayle has been giving the bowlers around the world a sleepless night regularly, Bangladesh head coach Steve Rhodes expressed his concern about West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell.He said

Bangladesh Test pacer Khaled to undergo surgery for knee injury

Bangladesh Test pacer Khaled to undergo surgery for knee injury

Khaled Ahmed, a young pacer considered for Test cricket only as of now, will go under the knife as he had damaged his left knee while training with a BCB

Mark Butcher believes Jason Roy's World Cup form is putting him in contention for a Test call-up

Mark Butcher believes Jason Roy's World Cup form is putting him in contention for a Test call-up

Mark Butcher believes Jason Roy's form in the World Cup could earn him a call-up to the Test side for this summer's Ashes series.The 28-year-old struck a brilliant 153 in

India, New Zealand battle for points table supremacy

India, New Zealand battle for points table supremacy

Both India and New Zealand, who have won all of their games at the ICC Men's World Cup 2019 so far, will look to maintain ascendancy as they take on