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New Zealand stun India in Semi-final thriller

Kane Williamson’s side progress to Lord’s final after clinching an 18-run win WT24 Desk New Zealand are into the Cricket World Cup final after holding their nerve to beat India by 18 runs in a thrilling semi-final at Old Trafford, Agencies report. Chasing 240 to make it to Lord’s, Matt Henry (3-37) and Trent Boult (2-42) reduced India to 5-3 ...

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Rain disrupts India-New Zealand semifinal clash

WT24 Desk The first semifinal of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup was stopped due to rain when New Zealand was batting against two time champions India at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester on Tuesday, Agencies report. A record four matches of the ongoing World Cup were washed out due to rain.   New Zealand won the toss and opted to ...

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‘England different sort of animal’

Liam Plunkett says England are “a different sort of animal” to previous ODI teams ahead of their first World Cup semi since 1992. WT24 Desk Liam Plunkett has said the current England squad are “a different sort of animal” to their previous one-day international teams, according to Sky Sports. The hosts, and pre-tournament favourites, face Australia in their World Cup ...

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Semi-final a ‘fresh start’ for New Zealand, says Williamson

WT24 Desk New Zealand captain Kane Williamson believes Tuesday’s World Cup semi-final against India gives his faltering side an ideal chance to make a “fresh start” to the tournament, AFP reports. The Black Caps, beaten finalists four years ago, head into the India clash on the back of three straight group stage defeats by Pakistan, Australia and England. They only ...

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Bangladesh part ways with coach Steve Rhodes

WT24 Desk Steve Rhodes‘ term as Bangladesh’s head coach has come to a premature end following the team’s eighth-place finish at the World Cup, ESPNCricinfo reports. Rhodes, who took over in June 2018, was on a two-year contract that was originally set to run until next year’s World T20. The BCB and Rhodes have now agreed to terminate the contract by mutual ...

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Five WC semi-finalist players to watch

WT24 Desk Defending champions Australia will take on England while India are gearing up to face New Zealand in the World Cup semi-finals, AFP reports. AFP Sport takes a look at five players to watch in the last four. 1. Steely WarnerDavid Warner has come back even stronger after a ball-tampering ban and has been unfazed by the hostile reception ...

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Tigers return home from England

WT24 Desk Bangladesh National Cricket team returned home on Sunday afternoon after their poor show in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, UNB reports. The Tigers landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 5:18pm by an Emirates Airlines flight. However, four players — Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Liton Das – did ...

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Australia and India play for No 1 semifinal berth

WT24 Desk London — The Cricket World Cup semifinals finally fall into place on Saturday when the group stage concludes with a double-header, AP reports. Australia, the group leader, has the inside track to finish No. 1. The defending champion plays South Africa in Manchester in a day-night match. Win, and Australia stays in Manchester to play New Zealand in ...

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Pakistan finishes 5th after 4th straight win at World Cup

WT24 Desk Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs at Lord’s for a fourth straight win and still missed out on the Cricket World Cup semifinals on Friday, AP reports. Going to the last four instead was New Zealand, a team Pakistan beat by six wickets in the final over last week. Pakistan secured fifth place and finished on the same ...

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Peru set Copa America final date with Brazil

WT24 Desk Peru advanced to the final of the Copa America and a date with hosts Brazil after beating double defending champions Chile 3-0 on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Chile were outclassed by a quick and eager Peru side, who looked a different outfit from the one that scored just three goals in four games on their way to the semi-finals ...

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