Highest wicket-takers in the World Cup history

Best Bowlers of World Cup

Several cricketing legends feel that World Cup 2019 is going to be a tournament for the bowlers; some feel all-rounders will dominate it. However, we would like to recall all the magical bowling performances of this world-class cricket tournament. Australian fast bowling legend Glenn McGrath is considered as the most successful bowler in the history of this mega event. He has appeared in four World Cups and played 39 matches. He has been able to pick 71 wickets with two 5-wicket hauls and nine 3-wicket hauls. Spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan…

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RECAP: ICC Cricket World Cup

ICC World Cup winning captains

  The ICC Cricket World Cup is one of the world’s most viewed sporting events; it is organised by International Cricket Council after every four years. The inaugural season of this men’s World Cup was held in England in June 1975. The first three seasons of this tournament were held in England. From the fourth season, hosting has been shared between fourteen ICC members. Even though the highest-ranking teams get automatic qualification status, ICC Cricket World Cup is open to all ICC members. Australia have dominated this tournament by winning…

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England, India are favorites, but they need to beat others to win the World Cup: Shakib Al Hasan

hardik pandya and andre russell

  Eoin Morgan’s England and Virat Kohli’s India are the top two favorites of the 50-over World Cup in England and Wales, but these are on paper favorites. Cricket is a game that doesn’t pick its winner on the basis of past record or on paper strengths; it demands on field performances from the contesting teams. And winning a big game like World Cup semi-final or final also requires the right decisions, great fielding efforts, and capacity to pick up the crucial wickets in the critical hours. Obviously, the favorites…

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Indian Premier League Winners

IPL 2018

  Indian Premier League is the brainchild of Lalit Kumar Modi which is going to organize the twelfth season this year. In 2014, it was the most-attended cricket league and sixth most-attended league (among all sports) in the world. In adherence to a report published by BCCI, IPL 2015 had contributed US$ 182 million (INR 11.5 billion) to the GDP of the Indian economy. However, the brand value of IPL 2018 was US$6.3 billion which speaks about its ever-increasing popularity. Here we go with the winners of eleven IPL seasons.…

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IPL 2019 playoff favourites

IPL 2019

  In IPL 2018, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals, and Kolkata Knight Riders were the last four sides. What about this season? You might be asking about the top four teams of this IPL, right? Let’s have a small discussion on the basis of the playoff favourites picked by some of the former players of Indian Premier League. Former Kings XI Punjab pacer Mitchell Johnson picks Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals as his playoff favourites; and former KKR Skipper Gautam Gambhir names…

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The Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium

The Punjab Cricket Association Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium

  Home to IPL Mohali franchisee, Kings XI Punjab, The Punjab Cricket Association Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium is blessed with a seating capacity of 26,950 people. Its establishment, done by Ar. Khizir and Associates, Panchkula and constructed by R.S. Construction Company, Chandigarh, took around three years and 25 crores to be completed. India played against South Africa during the Hero Cup on 22 November 1993 as the inauguration match of this relatively new Test cricket venue in Punjab. The 16 floodlights used in this stadium are different from the floodlights…

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Eden Garden Pitch Report

Rohit Sharma

  Kolkata’s Eden Gardens is the oldest and largest cricket stadium in India. It has hosted maximum numbers of international matches among the Indian cricket grounds. The home venue of IPL franchise cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders is also the largest cricket stadium in Asia and second largest cricket stadium in the world. It has already hosted international cricket tournaments like Asia Cup, World Twenty20 and World Cup. This stadium also hosts Association football matches which are very rare. Eden Gardens Stadium derived its name from an adjacent park, Eden…

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Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, Maharashtra

World Cup 2011a

  Including 2011 Cricket World Cup Final and Sachin Tendulkar’s last international match, Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai had hosted many high-profile cricket matches in the past years. It had hosted the title clash of the VIVO IPL 2018. Despite its development in the era of test cricket, in 1974, it is younger than Eden Gardens and Feroz Shah Kotla. Here we go with some of its details, including the Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report. Capacity: The initial capacity of the stadium was 45,000 which has turned down to 33,108 after the…

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule

  ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is the twelfth edition of the Cricket World Cup which is scheduled to be organised from 30 May to 14 July 2019. England and Wales will host the biggest cricket tournament in the world. The Oval will open the tournament of 48 games. However, the final match will be played at Lord’s. It is the fifth occasion, after 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999, that the Cricket World Cup will be held in England and Wales. Here we go with the complete schedule. Match 1…

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VIVO IPL 2019 SCHEDULE

IPL 2019 Schedule

  The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the date and venue for IPL 2019. In this regard, it has appointed a committee as the Committee of Administrators (CoA). VIVO Indian Premier League is likely to begin on 23rd March; it will be hosted by eight Indian stadiums and one Abu Dhabi stadium. Here we go with the date and venue of the twelfth season of Indian Premier League.   Match 1 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Vs Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH) March 23rd 2019 20:00 Hrs MA…

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