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On This Day: Sunil Gavaskar scored 36 off 174 balls vs England in 1975 World Cup
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On This Day: Sunil Gavaskar scored 36 off 174 balls vs England in 1975 World Cup

Against England at the 1975 World Cup, Sunil Gavaskar played one of the most bizarre innings in limited overs cricket.

'It was dream of billion Indians being fulfilled': Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan recall 2011 ODI World Cup win
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'It was dream of billion Indians being fulfilled': Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan recall 2011 ODI World Cup win

The 2011 World Cup was memorable for Yuvraj Singh as he was named the Player of the Tournament

Women's World Cup 2022: India look to defy the odds with a mix of experience and youth
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Women's World Cup 2022: India look to defy the odds with a mix of experience and youth

India enter the Women's World Cup 2022 with a solid batting unit but they are not so well placed in the other departments. However, if the previous two World Cups are any indication, India are good at defying the odds.

How Kabir Khan, Ranveer Singh, and team 83 take me back to when I witnessed India's maiden cricket World Cup victory
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How Kabir Khan, Ranveer Singh, and team 83 take me back to when I witnessed India's maiden cricket World Cup victory

This script had been penned on lush English grass over a few dramatic weeks in the summer of 1983, when director Kabir Khan and I were both an impressionable 15.

India-Pakistan 2021 World Cup match most viewed T20I of all time, says Star India
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India-Pakistan 2021 World Cup match most viewed T20I of all time, says Star India

The match clocked a record reach of 167 million viewers while the T20 World Cup in itself registered a cumulative reach of 238 million till last week

T20 World Cup 2021: Australia captain Aaron Finch to be available for warm-up game against India
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T20 World Cup 2021: Australia captain Aaron Finch to be available for warm-up game against India

Finch reiterated that a struggling David Warner, who was dropped from Sunrisers Hyderabad playing team during the fag end of the Indian Premier League in the UAE, would be ready for the T20 World Cup.

'A legendary feat at a legendary venue': Twitter celebrates India's 1983 World Cup triumph
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'A legendary feat at a legendary venue': Twitter celebrates India's 1983 World Cup triumph

The 1983 World Cup achievement by Kapil Dev and his team played a significant role in bringing Indian cricket into a new era.

PCB preparing to bid for five major ICC events in 2024-2031 cycle, says report
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PCB preparing to bid for five major ICC events in 2024-2031 cycle, says report

Pakistan had lost the right to host the Champions Trophy matches in 2009 and the 2011 World Cup matches due to security concerns by participating nations.

South Africa to bid for 2027 Cricket World Cup, says acting president of CSA
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South Africa to bid for 2027 Cricket World Cup, says acting president of CSA

Richards said South Africa will take part in a bidding process for International Cricket Council events over a new eight-year cycle. Bidding is expected to open within the next few months.

Indian women's ODI captain Mithali Raj says 2022 World Cup will be her 'swansong'
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Indian women's ODI captain Mithali Raj says 2022 World Cup will be her 'swansong'

Indian women are set to play four bilateral series – away tours in England, Australia and New Zealand and a home series against West Indies sandwiched in between.

Zimbabwe to host qualifiers of 2023 ODI World Cup to be held in India
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Zimbabwe to host qualifiers of 2023 ODI World Cup to be held in India

India, the hosts of the rescheduled 2023 ODI World Cup, along with seven other top Super League teams, will qualify directly for the tournament to be held in October-November.

Former Pakistan batsman Aamer Sohail says selection of Shahid Afridi in 1999 World Cup squad was a mistake
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Former Pakistan batsman Aamer Sohail says selection of Shahid Afridi in 1999 World Cup squad was a mistake

Aamer Sohail has revealed that he feels the team management made a mistake in including Shahid Afridi as an opener in the 1999 World Cup squad. Sohail claims that the all-rounder back then was neither able to bowl nor bat.

On This Day: England clinch World Cup after 'beating' New Zealand in a final to remember
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On This Day: England clinch World Cup after 'beating' New Zealand in a final to remember

On this day in 2019, England lifted the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup trophy for the first time despite not 'traditionally' beating their opponents.

Ross Taylor calls for abolishing Super Over in ODIs, says World Cup trophy should be shared in case of a tie in final
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Ross Taylor calls for abolishing Super Over in ODIs, says World Cup trophy should be shared in case of a tie in final

The International Cricket Council (ICC) had attracted a barrage of criticism after England were declared winners in the World Cup final against New Zealand on boundary countback after the tie in regulation period and subsequent Super Over

On This Day: Kapil Dev's sensational unbeaten 175 helps India trump Zimbabwe in 1983 World Cup
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On This Day: Kapil Dev's sensational unbeaten 175 helps India trump Zimbabwe in 1983 World Cup

Kapil Dev's 175 not out against Zimbabwe was the cornerstone that led to India's surprising World Cup triumph in 1983

India lack ability to handle pressure in crucial games, says former opener Gautam Gambhir
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India lack ability to handle pressure in crucial games, says former opener Gautam Gambhir

Former opener Gautam Gambhir feels Indian players lack “mental toughness” to handle pressure in crunch situations and cannot call themselves world champions unless they prove themselves in big-ticket tournaments like the World Cup

World Cup final was most dramatic game, helped cricket grow out of normal bubble, says England skipper Eoin Morgan
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World Cup final was most dramatic game, helped cricket grow out of normal bubble, says England skipper Eoin Morgan

England were adjudged the winners of the 50-over World Cup last year on the basis of their superior boundary count after the epic final against New Zealand, and also the ensuing Super Over, ended in a tie at the Lord's.

Nine years on from the historic day at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium: Rank your favourite India moment from World Cup 2011
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Nine years on from the historic day at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium: Rank your favourite India moment from World Cup 2011

On the nine-year anniversary of India's World Cup triumph on 2 April, we want you to give it a shot and rank our picks for the '10 best India moments from the World Cup'

Coronavirus Outbreak: England batsman Jos Buttler auctions World Cup-winning jersey to raise funds for hospitals
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Coronavirus Outbreak: England batsman Jos Buttler auctions World Cup-winning jersey to raise funds for hospitals

In a video message posted on Twitter late Tuesday night, Buttler said the shirt would be auctioned to raise funds for the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals charity.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: West Indies' all-round performance earns them three-wicket victory over Australia
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: West Indies' all-round performance earns them three-wicket victory over Australia

West Indies dished out an all-round performance to beat Australia by three wickets in a Group B match of the ICC U-19 World Cup on Saturday.