Virat Kohli slams reports of rift with Rohit Sharma as 'ridiculous' and 'baffling', says India couldn't have performed well in unhealthy atmosphere
Indian captain Virat Kohli on Monday categorically refuted rumours of a rift with his deputy Rohit Sharma, saying "people feeding off lies" are being disrespectful to the players' personal lives.
Firstpost's ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Best XI: Jason Roy, Rohit Sharma make the cut, New Zealand ace misses out
As usual, the World Cup XI has a few obvious names and not-so-obvious ones. A batsman who scored 600 plus runs in the tournament misses out along with the best cricketer in the current generation.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: We don't know what the Indian team management's plan was for No 4, says Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh believes India selectors and team management should have stuck by players for a solution to the No 4 spot. He likened the situation with team selection for 2003 World Cup.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma's anguish, his prolonged wait for glory and the burden of five centuries going in vain
Despite being such heavy scores, Rohit's five tons are falling short to live the legacy of a Dhoni 91 not-out or a Gautam Gambhir 97 in a World Cup final. Sachin Tendulkar's scratchy 85 at Mohali in 2011 World Cup may as well overpower these five tons
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Lucky to get direct-hit, lucky he was out of his ground, says Martin Guptill on MS Dhoni run-out
Martin Guptill Guptil had endured a below-par World Cup with the bat before the MS Dhoni run-out redeemed him to an extent.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: After semi-final defeat, Virat Kohli and Co to return to India on 14 July
India went down by 18 runs to New Zealand in its last-four stage clash, which lasted two days owing to inclement weather in Manchester.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: CoA to review India's campaign with Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri following semi-final exit
The Committee of Administrators (CoA) will review India's World Cup performance with skipper Virat Kohli and chief coach Ravi Shastri as well as a roadmap for the next year's World Twenty20.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Interminable four-year wait and waking up to nothingness after an India exit
From the Eden disappointment to the Old Trafford heartburn, the morning after crashing out of a cricket World Cup is still an excruciating passage of grief and anguish; a Murakami-esque melancholy if you will. It's deja vu within deja vu - a nameless fall into nothingness.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Women's ODI captain Mithali Raj says Virat Kohli and Co's exit is reminiscent of their loss in 2017 final
India ODI skipper Mithali Raj on Thursday said the Men in Blue's World Cup semi-final defeat is reminiscent of women's 2017 World Cup final loss.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Hopefully we can adopt 1.5 billion supporters for final, says New Zealand captain Kane Williamson
Having sent India packing from the Cricket World Cup, Kane Williamson and his New Zealand side will expect that Indian supporters are right behind them on 14 July in their bid to win a maiden world title.
India vs New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: How Kane Williamson’s men created pressure required to crush Indian dreams
How New Zealand won the battle of pressure to knock India out of World Cup
India exited the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after losing to New Zealand by 18 runs in the semi-finals. India's next assignment is tour of West Indies.
ICC Cricket World Cup Social Pavilion: Ravindra Jadeja steals the show with batting and fielding as 'mini' Ashes awaits
Ravindra Jadeja's wholesome innings in the first World Cup semi-final went in vain. Thereby triggering a ton of 'bits & pieces' reactions. This and a lot more from social media.
MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja's efforts go in vain as New Zealand beat India to reach second consecutive Cricket World Cup final
Here are the best photos from the first ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final between India and New Zealand as Virat Kohli and Co went down fighting in Manchester on Wednesday.
India vs New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ravindra Jadeja's all-round brilliance lights up India's grim semi-final exit
Jadeja dismissed opener Henry Nicholls and left a further imprint on the game with a direct hit from the deep to dismiss the dangerous Ross Taylor. He followed it with a tricky overhead catch to remove Tom Latham, before playing a knock to remember.
With the fresh cycle of international cricket set to start in less than a month, the process needs to be set in motion at the earliest. The dream has ended; it's time to wake up to a workmanlike reality.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: India's tactical blunder, lack of application in batting disappoint in gettable run-chase against New Zealand
Indian middle-order lacked application while Virat Kohli's decision to play MS Dhoni at No 7 in a tense chase turned out to be a fatal blow for his side in the semi-finals against New Zealand.
India vs New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Agony to ecstasy, Martin Guptill travels emotional roller-coaster in space of 24 hours
24 hours ago, Guptill had scrapped around for a 14-ball one, trudged up the stairs of the dressing room, stomped his bat in anger and sat alone in the viewing area of the Old Trafford despondent and depressed staring through the glass window into oblivion. And here he was, providing one of the most decisive moments of the match a day later with the run out of Dhoni, to propel the Kiwis into their second straight World Cup final.
India vs New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: MS Dhoni's run out by Martin Guptill was the 'turning point', says Kane Williamson
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson Wednesday said that Martin Guptill's direct throw to get Mahendra Singh Dhoni run out was the turning point in the World Cup semi-final match against India in Manchester.
India vs New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar says team can't rely on Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli all the time
Sachin Tendulkar Wednesday led the cricketing fraternity in lauding the fighting spirit of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja in the World Cup semifinal against New Zealand, but said the Indian batting can't always rely on the famed top-order to deliver the goods.