Twelve months ago on this day, England had claimed the 50 over World Cup title after beating New Zealand by virtue of a contentious boundary count-back rule as scores were tied even after the super over. It was arguably one of the the greatest finals in the Cup history. … [Read more...] about Eoin Morgan recalls closing moments of ICC World Cup 2019 Final
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England lifted their maiden ODI World Cup trophy on July 14, 2019 at the hallowed Lord’s Cricket Ground beating New Zealand in a dramatic fashion. Nobody would have envisaged the manner in which the final few minutes of the finale played out with nothing separating the two teams but the boundary counts. … [Read more...] about On This Day: England vs New Zealand ICC World Cup 2019, The Greatest Final
"One of those two - either T20s or ODIs - will have to be cancelled. Most likely the T20s because the format was put in place keeping the T20 World Cup in Australia in mind. Now, that' not happening, and IPL is. The start of the Test series will also be pushed by a week," said BCCI sources. The team is also scheduled to play two warm-up games ahead of the Test series. … [Read more...] about Covid 19 crisis: BCCI to reschedule Australia series and England series at home?
"From our point of view, it's just making sure that he feels confident in the environment he's in. We'll give him the best chance to succeed really. The rest of it is, he has a good day out, gets some runs, hopefully, the rest will be history - he'll go on from there." … [Read more...] about England vs West Indies: Coach Chris Silverwood throws weight behind under-fire Jos Buttler
Epstein victims ‘to address court’ – Ghislaine Maxwell is due to appear today in Manhattan federal court via video feed over her alleged participation in Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking of minor girls. Prosecutors have revealed in court filings that they expect “one or more victims will exercise their right to be heard” at Maxwell’s arraignment, “and will urge the court not to grant bail”. Maxwell, 58, is requesting bail, while prosecutors are fighting her release before trial. Maxwell has repeatedly denied wrongdoing and her lawyers have said she is “entitled to the presumption of innocence”. In court papers, prosecutors have insisted she is an “extreme risk of flight” owing to her wealth and background. … [Read more...] about Tuesday briefing: The Queen, the viceroy, her PM and the letters