ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar says Virat Kohli alone can't win trophy for India, others will need to step up
Sachin Tendulkar spoke about a range of topics including Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal's role, the contentious No 4 slot and how flat pitches in England is taking bowlers out of the equation.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Australia preview: Reigning champions face stiff title defence, but return of Steve Smith, David Warner a big plus
It will be seen as a huge disappointment if Australia fails to qualify for the semi-finals, but at the same time, they are certainly not the favourites to win the title for the unprecedented sixth occasion.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: India's slow build-up to England's rampaging form, a lowdown on teams' last leg of preparations
With less than two weeks to go before the mega event kicks off in England, we bring you a lowdown on how all participating teams are shaping up.
Yuzvendra Chahal, India spinner, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Variations, deception make leg-spinner a lethal attacking option
Yuzvendra Chahal can be handful by himself, given his control over line and length, but when he teams up with left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav, they bring an exciting, even tantalising, dimension to the Indian attack.
Dinesh Karthik, India wicket-keeper, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Flexibility, adaptability set the diligent warhorse apart
Karthik may or may not get a game in the World Cup, but you can be sure that if and when he is called to feature in one, he will be ready in all senses of the term.
Jasprit Bumrah, India fast bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Bumrah's skills and maturity make him a lethal weapon in India's arsenal
With his slinging action off a short run-up, Bumrah can pose a great difficulty to the batsman while everyone else can sit back and admire the mean fast bowler with a wonderful attitude to his craft.
Mohammed Shami, India fast bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Shami's form, fitness make him important ingredient of India's pace attack
Shami's fitness and his bowling on the recent tours of Australia and New Zealand ended the team’s quest for a reliable fast bowler to team up with the other two.
Kedar Jadhav, India batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Jadhav's street-smart batting pivotal for India's lower-middle order
Despite being a naturally aggressive batsman, Jadhav can rein in his penchant for strokeplay until late in the innings. The 34-year-old can pace the innings in keeping with the demands of the situation.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: I am successful because Virat Kohli gave me freedom to attack, says spinner Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep said he is looking forward to put the IPL disappointment behind with a spectacular performance in the upcoming World Cup beginning 30 May.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: ECB set to redesign fans' scorecard anticipating 500-run totals in upcoming mega event
One of the old world charms at any English ground is the printed scorecards that a spectator can buy at the end of day's play or match by paying a pound or two. It is considered to be a souvenir for the fans.
Hardik Pandya, India all-rounder, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Pandya's all-round skills lend crucial balance to team
Pandya's all-round skills, explosive with the bat and deceptively crafty as a fast-medium bowler, help India find the critical balance. If he can perform at optimum levels for the six weeks during the World Cup, India will be a huge beneficiary of his mercurial skills.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, New Zealand preview: Clinical Kiwis starts as likely semi-finalists, unlikely winner
New Zealand are not the favourites for this World Cup, and that’s fair enough. But they never are, and yet have always done well. They are a good enough team that if a couple of things go their way, they could win.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Skipper Virat Kohli defends picking Dinesh Karthik over Rishabh Pant for mega event
Since making his debut in 2018, Pant has impressed with his batting, including a maiden Test century in England. Pant scored 488 runs from 16 matches in the just-finished Indian Premier League, while Karthik made 253 runs from 14 games.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir says India's squad is one quality pacer short
Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir feels the Indian World Cup squad is one quality fast bowler short. Two-time winners India begin their campaign with a big-ticket match against South Africa on 5 June in Southampton.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Don't compare Virat Kohli's IPL captaincy record with that of India, says former skipper Sourav Ganguly
The biggest advantage for Kohli will be the support of two very successful leaders — Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rohit Sharma — on whom he can fall back on during testing situations, Ganguly said.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: No place for negativity in my life, announces Shikhar Dhawan as he gears up for mega event
Dhawan, one-half of world's most formidable limited overs opening pair, has always performed well in marquee events and is confident that he would be able to replicate his stellar show in familiar conditions like in Champions Trophy in 2013 and 2017.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: India favourites to lift trophy, says former skipper Mohammad Azharuddin
Azhar said India have very good bowlers who can win the quadrennial event, which gets underway in England on 30 May. India will begin their campaign against South Africa on 5 June.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Former captain Sourav Ganguly says Indian team will miss Rishabh Pant in mega event
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday once again rued that young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant would be sorely missed during the ODI World Cup, commencing on 30 May in UK.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ajinkya Rahane says India's experienced bowling attack could give Virat Kohli's men edge
Picking the West Indies and England as the biggest threat, India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane said an experienced bowling attack on helpful English conditions could give Virat Kohli's men edge in the World Cup.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan, led by new captain, put faith in old guard over youth to deliver in England
After controversially sacking their captain just two weeks ago, Afghanistan's selectors have again raised eyebrows by naming a squad dominated by a veteran old guard, preferring to put faith in experienced old campaigners over younger talents.