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Team Profile – England
Hosts England began the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup as favorites, with the hosts being numero uno in the ICC ODI rankings. They have won the series against Australia, beaten Sri Lanka and India at home and were held 2-2 in a five game ODI series against the West Indies. England have the advantage of home turf and a solid team, with genuine all-rounders in the squad. Coached by Trevor Bayliss, the Eoin Morgan led side will look to bring the trophy home for the first time. Their football counterparts reached the semifinals, can they do one better? Is it finally coming home?
July 11, 2019
Five Controversial Moments from past Cricket World Cups
Controversy hasn’t strayed far from cricket’s biggest tournament. While the previous few tournaments did not have any controversial moments, 2007 and 2003 saw a few. Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer died under controversial circumstances, the final was played in near dark while the 2003 edition saw security concerns and protests. India and Pakistan saw some animated gestures too in 1992 between Javed Miandad and wicketkeeper Kiran More. The image of Miandad jumping up and down is now iconic. Sadly, enough, the umpires couldn’t understand what had transpired between the duo due to language differences. Here are five controversial moments from the Cricket World Cup:
June 27, 2019