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Ridiculous rule: Gambhir on WC final being decided on boundaries
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Reacting to England defeating New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup final on the virtue of scoring more boundaries after tied match and tied Super Over, ex-India cricketer Gautam Gambhir tweeted, "A ridiculous rule. It should've been a tie." "Don't understand how the game of such proportions, the #CWC19Final, is finally decided on who scored the most boundaries," he wrote.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:45 pm on 15 Jul
Williamson reacts to overthrow incident in 2019 World Cup final
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Reacting to a throw from touching Ben Stokes' bat and racing towards boundary when England needed nine runs to win the 2019 World Cup final off three balls, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson called it a "shame". "Such things...happen from time to time. I don't wish to nitpick, just hope it never happens in such moments ever again," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:48 pm on 15 Jul
Right time for Rohit to become ODI captain: BCCI functionary
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Amid rumours of a rift between captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma, a BCCI functionary said the board is mulling split captaincy. "This would be the right time for Rohit to take over ODI captaincy. We all know some areas need a re-look," he added. He further said that the board will get to bottom of the rumours.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:20 pm on 15 Jul
Don't know how much time will I take to get fit: Shaw before WI tour
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Batsman Prithvi Shaw on Monday said that he wasn't sure when he would recover from his hip injury. "I'm working with the physios to get back to fitness but can’t put a timeline on it right now," he added. Shaw is yet to feature in any international match for India since making his debut against the West Indies in October.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:25 pm on 15 Jul
Williamson's reaction on being named Player of World Cup goes viral
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson's reaction on being named Player of the 2019 World Cup has gone viral. On being told by an official from the organising team that he had won the award, Williamson looked seemingly surprised and asked, "Me?" "A bit of a LOL for you after a tough result!" New Zealand Cricket tweeted while sharing the video.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:15 pm on 15 Jul
I'm probably most hated father in NZ: Stokes' father after WC final
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
England all-rounder Ben Stokes father Ged, who stays in New Zealand, joked that he's the most hated father in New Zealand after his son's performance in 2019 World Cup final. "I really am disappointed for the Black Caps...Hand on heart, I am overjoyed for Ben and the team, but I am still a New Zealand supporter," Ged added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:01 pm on 15 Jul
Batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has said he has the capacity to play in the shorter format of the game as he has been performing well in Tests. "I am improving my skills in ODIs and T20Is and in domestic matches...I want to play all the formats," he added. "It would've been nice play the World Cup," he further said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:35 pm on 15 Jul
Some rules definitely need a serious look in: Rohit on WC final
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Referring to 2019 World Cup final winner being decided on boundaries, the tournament's highest run-scorer Rohit Sharma tweeted, "Some rules in cricket definitely need a serious look in." England won the final on virtue of scoring more boundaries than New Zealand after the match and Super Over both ended in a tie. It was England's first ever World Cup victory.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:15 pm on 15 Jul
ICC announces Team of World Cup, two Indians feature on the list
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
The ICC on Monday named the Team of the 2019 World Cup, which features two Indians, opener Rohit Sharma and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson, who won the player of the tournament award, has been named the captain of the team. The 12-member team includes four players from the tournament-winning side, England.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:40 pm on 15 Jul
Ali, Rashid run away as England celebrate WC victory with champagne
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
A video of England all-rounder Moeen Ali and leg-spinner Adil Rashid running away from champagne spray during England's World Cup final celebrations has gone viral. Reacting to it, a fan tweeted, "Well done to them sticking to their beliefs. Top blokes, top players." "I love how Adil's pushing Moeen to move faster whilst still looking over his shoulder!" wrote another.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:20 pm on 15 Jul
ICC criticised for calling Stokes 'greatest' in pic with Sachin
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
The ICC has been criticised for calling Ben Stokes 'the greatest cricketer of all time' in picture with Sachin Tendulkar. "Agree, because Sachin isn't a cricketer but God of cricket," a user tweeted. "Really?? It should be other way around...Congratulations Stokes for winning the Cup," wrote Harbhajan Singh. Sachin presented Stokes with Man of the 2019 World Cup final award.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:01 pm on 15 Jul
Allah was also with us: Eoin Morgan on 'luck' in World Cup final
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
On being asked whether "the luck of an Irishman" got England over the line in World Cup final, Dublin-born England captain Eoin Morgan said, "We had Allah with us as well." "I spoke to Adil Rashid. He said...'Allah is definitely with us'. It's the rub of the green. It actually epitomises our team. Quite diverse backgrounds and cultures," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:05 pm on 15 Jul
India squad for West Indies tour to be announced on July 19
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
India squad for next month's tour of West Indies will be announced on July 19. Captain Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah are expected to be rested for limited-overs leg comprising three T20Is and three ODIs, as per reports. Talking about MS Dhoni's future, a BCCI official said, "Only he can decide whether he wants to carry on or not."
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:44 pm on 15 Jul
Olympian accidentally runs over and kills son on his 1st birthday
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Sprinter Isaac Ntiamoah, who represented Australia in 2012 Olympics, accidentally ran over and killed his son while reversing his car out of his driveway. The incident happened when Ntiamoah was leaving the house to collect supplies for his son's first birthday party. New South Wales Police are investigating circumstances of the incident, which is being treated as a tragic accident.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:40 pm on 15 Jul
BCCI to invite applications for coach, Shastri will have to reapply
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
The BCCI will soon invite fresh applications for the Indian cricket team's support staff, including the head coach. Ravi Shastri will need to reapply once his contract expires after India's next month's tour of the West Indies. Shastri was appointed India chief coach in 2017 after Anil Kumble's tenure ended prematurely.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:05 pm on 15 Jul
It was a day when sport won: Sania on World Cup, Wimbledon finals
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Reacting to 2019 World Cup and Wimbledon men's singles final which took place on Sunday, Sania Mirza tweeted, "What a day...It was a day when sport won." England defeated New Zealand on boundaries after the match and Super Over both ended in a tie. Meanwhile, Djokovic defeated Federer in four hours and 57 minutes to win his fifth Wimbledon title.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:23 pm on 15 Jul
Sebastian Vettel apologises to Max Verstappen, admits mistake
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel apologised to Red Bull's Max Verstappen immediately after Sunday's British Grand Prix after he had rammed into the Red Bull car after the Dutchman had passed him. Following the incident, Vettel had to make a pit stop while Verstappen rejoined the race and finished fifth, missing out on a possible podium finish.
short by Dishant Sharma / 05:06 pm on 15 Jul
Mochizuki first Japanese player to win boy's Grand Slam title
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Shintaro Mochizuki on Sunday became the first Japanese player to win a boy's Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain 6-3, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final. The 16-year-old, who was playing just his third grass-court tournament, said he had learned a lot from his compatriot, 2014 US Open finalist Kei Nishikori.
short by Dishant Sharma / 06:01 pm on 15 Jul
British PM Theresa May to host World Cup-winning England team
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
British Prime Minister Theresa May will host the World Cup-winning England cricket team at her Downing Street office later on Monday. "Yesterday was a brilliant performance by a brilliant team. They showed flair, courage and an absolute determination to become world champions. The achievement... on home soil will live forever in our sporting history," May's spokesman said.
short by Dishant Sharma / 07:31 pm on 15 Jul
All who watched at home will try to be the next Stokes: Morgan
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Praising Ben Stokes, England captain Eoin Morgan said, "[E]verybody watching at home will hopefully try and be the next Ben Stokes." Morgan further said, "It is almost superhuman. He has really carried the team and our batting line-up." Stokes ended the 2019 edition of the World Cup with a total of 465 runs and seven wickets.
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:31 pm on 15 Jul
Looking forward to the Davis Cup tie in Pak: Rohan Bopanna
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Tennis player Rohan Bopanna said he has no security concerns about playing Davis Cup matches in Pakistan. Bopanna said, "I am looking forward to the Davis Cup tie in Pakistan. I have spoken to Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, he is a very good friend of mine and he said it will be fine." Bopanna and Qureshi were runners-up in US Open 2010.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:49 pm on 15 Jul
Queen sends congratulatory message to WC-winning Eng team
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Queen Elizabeth II sent her congratulations to the England team after they beat New Zealand to lift their maiden World Cup title on Sunday. "Prince Philip and I send our warmest congratulations to the England Men's Cricket team after such a thrilling victory in today's World Cup final," wrote The Royal Family official Twitter account.
short by Dishant Sharma / 06:09 pm on 15 Jul
No exemption for Phogat, Punia from WC trials: WFI
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has specified that there will be no exemption for Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia for the World Championship trials. WFI will conduct the men's trails on July 25 in Sonipat while the women will compete on July 26 in Lucknow. The World Championship will be held in Kazakhstan from September 14.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:22 pm on 15 Jul
Vinesh Phogat wins gold medal at Yasar Dogu International
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Sunday beat Russia's Ekaterina Poleshchuk to win the gold medal at Yasar Dogu International in the 53 kg category. Phogat, who was the third wrestler to win gold in the women's competition for India, tweeted, "Strong performance over the last couple of days at the #YasarDogu here in Istanbul."
short by Dishant Sharma / 05:12 pm on 15 Jul
Not worried about outrage over same-sex relationship: Dutee
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has revealed that the outrage over her relationship with a girl does not bother her anymore. Chand has returned after winning a gold medal in the 100m event in the World University Games at Napoli. "I got so many encouragements from eminent personalities which boost up my self-confidence to achieve this prestigious recognition," Chand added.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:16 pm on 15 Jul
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