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Rainbow nation turns gold as Springboks lift World Cup

11 November, 2019 9:39 am 9:39 am

YOKOHAMA (Reuters) – At times it was brutal, often it was downright ugly, but who cares? In the end there can have been few more poignant sights than that of Siya Kolisi, the boy from a dusty, poverty-stricken South African township, on Saturday lifting the Rugby World Cup following an emphatic victory over England. The … Read More

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Pakistan placed in Group C of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020

10 October, 2019 5:24 pm 5:24 pm

KARACHI (92 News) — Two-time winners Pakistan will play Scotland in their opening match of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 at the University Oval, Potchefstroom on Sunday, 19 January. The tournament schedule was announced on Thursday by the International Cricket Council. Sixteen teams will be taking part in the 24-day tournament that runs … Read More

Japan, brink, World Cup, quarter-final, Samoa, win

Japan on brink of first World Cup quarter-final with Samoa win

10 October, 2019 6:57 pm 6:57 pm

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (Reuters) – Kotaro Matsushima scored a bonus-point try deep into injury time as Japan moved to the brink of their first Rugby World Cup quarter-final with a 38-19 Pool A victory over Samoa at the City of Toyota Stadium on Saturday. The hosts, who turned the tournament upside down when they beat … Read More

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World Cup, Ashes hero Ben Stokes named PCA Players’ Player of the Year

10 October, 2019 1:12 pm 1:12 pm

LONFON (AFP) – England all-rounder Ben Stokes was voted Players’ Player of the Year at the Professional Cricketers’ Association awards on Wednesday. Stokes played a starring role in England’s first 50-over World Cup triumph, culminating in his dynamic man-of-the-match display in their dramatic final win against New Zealand in July. The 28-year-old then repeated his … Read More

Across the world, cyclists, final leg, deliver, World Cup, whistle

Across the world cyclists begin final leg to deliver World Cup whistle

09 September, 2019 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) – After travelling almost 20,000 km (12,500 miles) across 27 countries since leaving London’s Twickenham Stadium 223 days ago, intrepid cyclists Ron Rutland and James Owens have arrived in Japan and are just a week away from completing their mission. Since setting off on Feb. 2, the pair have been carrying some … Read More

England’s Women’s World Cup-winning coach Robinson steps down

08 August, 2019 11:46 pm 11:46 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Mark Robinson has resigned as England women’s national team coach two years after taking the side to World Cup glory with a victory over India in the final at Lords. Robinson departs after four years in the role and following a 12 points to four Women’s Ashes series defeat to Australia earlier … Read More

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If we’d lost, I didn’t know how I’d play cricket again: B...

07 July, 2019 8:45 am 8:45 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Jos Buttler, the England wicket-keeper batsman, revealed he was struggling with fear of failure before the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 final against New Zealand last week. While England went on to win the tournament and lift their maiden men’s World Cup, Buttler, who scored 59 runs and affected a match-winning … Read More

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Stokes set for knighthood after Cup heroics

07 July, 2019 12:17 pm 12:17 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Ben Stokes is set to become Sir Ben Stokes for his World Cup heroics after the two contenders to be the next prime minister of the UK said they would give the all-rounder a knighthood. It is noteworthy Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, one of whom will replace outgoing Prime Minister … Read More

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Strauss says Morgan’s future is entirely his decision

07 July, 2019 9:50 am 9:50 am

LONDON (ICC) – Andrew Strauss, the former England captain, has said that the limited-overs incumbent Eoin Morgan has earned the right to decide if he wants to continue as England captain in the shorter formats. Under Morgan’s leadership, England created history by lifting the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup trophy for the first time in … Read More

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Bowlers and heart-stopping finale salvage rain-hit World Cup

07 July, 2019 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – A tournament that appeared predictable and at the mercy of the rain god in its first half got a fresh lease of life in the second and Sunday’s heart-stopping finale was the proverbial icing on the cake at this year’s World Cup. A wet World Cup seemed on the cards after a … Read More

Williamson, Stokes, ODI, rankings, unforgettable, performances

Williamson, Stokes gain in ODI rankings after World Cup performances

07 July, 2019 11:38 pm 11:38 pm

DUBAI – England and New Zealand players have moved up in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings after featuring in an exhilarating ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 final at Lord’s on Sunday. The latest rankings update, which takes into account performances from the semifinals and the final, sees players from either side … Read More

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England win first-ever World Cup after beating New Zealand in super over

07 July, 2019 11:30 pm 11:30 pm

LORDS (AFP/Web Desk) – England made World Cup history on Sunday as they surprisingly beat New Zealand in the final clash which went to a super over after the two sides tied at 241 runs at Lord’s on Sunday. With the victory, England became first-time champions in the tournament. The final match of the 2019 … Read More

England, New Zealand, battle maiden, World Cup, title

Vibrant England, rejuvenated New Zealand battle for maiden World Cup title ...

07 July, 2019 5:09 pm 5:09 pm

LONDON – The sacred aisles of the Home of Cricket shall be brimming with excitement as hosts England face 2015 runners-up New Zealand in the title clash of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, 2019 at Lord’s on Sunday. It took England a significant change in approach and a staggering 27 years to find themselves … Read More

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2nd semi-final: Australia win toss, elect to bat first against England

07 July, 2019 2:05 pm 2:05 pm

BIRMINGHAM (92 News) – Australia won the toss and elected to bat first against England in the second semi-final match of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 at Edgbaston on Thursday.  Australia have beaten England in the warm-up as well as the group stage game, but the hosts will want to settle scores in the … Read More

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World Cup 2019 helps to inspire 1 million future players & fans

07 July, 2019 9:58 am 9:58 am

LONDON (ICC) – Ahead of England’s World Cup semi-final clash against Australia, the International Cricket Council (ICC) and England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) celebrated the impact that the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup has had in inspiring young people – with over one million children aged 5-12 connecting with the sport. The milestone was … Read More