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New Zealand are close to doing something 'really really special', says former captain Brendon McCullum
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New Zealand are close to doing something 'really really special', says former captain Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum, who led the Black Caps to the 2015 World Cup final, heaped praise on captain Kane Williamson and said its time for New Zealand to get over the excuses of the past.

India did not have a team that could win 2019 Cricket World Cup, believes Aakash Chopra
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India did not have a team that could win 2019 Cricket World Cup, believes Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra said he believes that Virat Kohli-led team could not win the 2019 World Cup because India did not have a winning side.

'Believed in Martin Guptill's hitting ability,' Kane Williamson on Super Over choice in 2019 World Cup Final
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'Believed in Martin Guptill's hitting ability,' Kane Williamson on Super Over choice in 2019 World Cup Final

Recalling the the 2019 World Cup final, the Black Caps captain Kane Williamson explained why he chose Martin Guptill and Jimmy Neesham to face the Super Over in the final.

Yorked with Sanjay Bangar: 'Losing 2019 World Cup semi-final was the toughest day of my career'
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Yorked with Sanjay Bangar: 'Losing 2019 World Cup semi-final was the toughest day of my career'

From conquering uncharted boundaries in Australia to the heartbreaking defeat against New Zealand in the World Cup semi-finals 2019, Sanjay Bangar opens up on various topics.

Shikhar Dhawan reveals positive attitude a key to his injury recoveries
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Shikhar Dhawan reveals positive attitude a key to his injury recoveries

Dhawan, who had scored a century in the game against Australia in the 2019 World Cup, was ruled out of the rest of the tournament due to an injury.

Empty stadiums won't take away competitive edge from players, says England all-rounder Ben Stokes
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Empty stadiums won't take away competitive edge from players, says England all-rounder Ben Stokes

The spread of the novel coronavirus has brought sport to a standstill. Staging games without spectators has been suggested as one way to resume professional cricket.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Semi-final win shows New Zealand had a responsive game-plan, India did not
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Semi-final win shows New Zealand had a responsive game-plan, India did not

When they discovered that the Manchester wicket in the ICC Cricket World Cup semifinal on 9 July 2019, wasn’t quite the batting track they had expected it to be, the New Zealanders ‘took to the oars’. Plans A, B and C were quickly scrapped, and a new strategy put in place.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi says his team is ready for 'exciting' clash against India
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi says his team is ready for 'exciting' clash against India

Lungi Ngidi expressed that South Africa are eager to give a tough competition to India in their ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 clash on 5 June in Southampton.

India retain pole position in ICC Test team rankings; England maintain No 1 spot in ODIs
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India retain pole position in ICC Test team rankings; England maintain No 1 spot in ODIs

The rankings were updated after series results from 2015-16 were removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent, an ICC statement read.

Mohammad Hafeez's World Cup selection in doubt after he undergoes second surgery for fractured thumb
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Mohammad Hafeez's World Cup selection in doubt after he undergoes second surgery for fractured thumb

Mohammad Hafeez, who has retired from Test cricket after 55 matches, has already appeared in 208 ODIs and 89 T20 Internationals.

IPL 2019: Martin Guptill says he's using net sessions with Rashid Khan at SRH to prepare for Afghanistan tie at World Cup
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IPL 2019: Martin Guptill says he's using net sessions with Rashid Khan at SRH to prepare for Afghanistan tie at World Cup

Martin Guptill said the best part of Sunrisers Hyderabad net session is getting inputs from VVS Laxman.

IPL 2019: Ricky Ponting says David Warner's knock on SRH return a 'great sign for Australia' ahead of World Cup
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IPL 2019: Ricky Ponting says David Warner's knock on SRH return a 'great sign for Australia' ahead of World Cup

Ricky Ponting also praised Rishabh Pant and said that youngster is now able to convert his talent into match-winning performances.

Shane Warne interview: 'India are reliant on Virat Kohli for all the right reasons, they will be finalists at 2019 World Cup'
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Shane Warne interview: 'India are reliant on Virat Kohli for all the right reasons, they will be finalists at 2019 World Cup'

Shane Warne said RR's Sanju Samson will be IPL 2019's Most Valuable Player and predicted him to be part of India squad in all three formats of the game by the end of 2019.

IPL 2019: Ricky Ponting advises Indian players to focus on doing well in T20 league to push for World Cup spot
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IPL 2019: Ricky Ponting advises Indian players to focus on doing well in T20 league to push for World Cup spot

Ricky Ponting also pointed out that the Delhi Capitals have only two India players — Ishant Sharma and Shreyas Iyer, who have an outside chance of claiming a spot in the World Cup by performing well at the IPL.

Steve Smith, David Warner to play 2019 World Cup regardless of how they perform in IPL, says Matthew Hayden
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Steve Smith, David Warner to play 2019 World Cup regardless of how they perform in IPL, says Matthew Hayden

Having all but completed their one-year ban (set to end on March 28) from international cricket on ball tampering charges, Smith and Warner's IPL performance is expected to be closely monitored by Cricket Australia.

Aaron Finch says Australia have great ability to play well in big tournaments; adds they are never true underdogs
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Aaron Finch says Australia have great ability to play well in big tournaments; adds they are never true underdogs

Aaron Finch, referring to Australia's come-from-behind 3-2 win over hosts India in the five-match ODI series earlier this month, said his team is going to be tough to beat at 2019 World Cup.

IPL 2019: VVS Laxman says quality of opposition in league will give Indian World Cup-bound players an advantage
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IPL 2019: VVS Laxman says quality of opposition in league will give Indian World Cup-bound players an advantage

Sunrisers Hyderabad team mentor VVS Laxman also added that the franchise are excited to have David Warner back with them.

IPL 2019: Mumbai Indians pacer Lasith Malinga to miss first six matches, could skip entire event for World Cup, claims report
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IPL 2019: Mumbai Indians pacer Lasith Malinga to miss first six matches, could skip entire event for World Cup, claims report

Lasith Malinga has opted to skip the first six games of Mumbai Indians in IPL 2019 to play in domestic ODI tournament in Sri Lanka.

Glenn McGrath picks India and England as favourites to win 2019 World Cup
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Glenn McGrath picks India and England as favourites to win 2019 World Cup

Glenn McGrath also said Australia's recent limited-overs series win over India here have improved their chances of winning the World Cup which begins on May 30 in the United Kingdom.

2019 World Cup tickets put back on sale by ICC from 21 March
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2019 World Cup tickets put back on sale by ICC from 21 March

The 2019 ICC men's World Cup's tickets will go on general sale on a first-come, first-served basis from 10 am GMT on Thursday via the Official Ticketing Website.