The 33rd match of ICC Cricket World Cup took place between New Zealand and Pakistan at Birmingham. If New Zealand wins this match, it would be the second team to get qualified for the semi-finals after Australia and if Pakistan wins, it keeps its chances alive in ICC World Cup 2019.
The 32nd match of ICC Cricket World Cup took place at Lords, London between England and Australia. England won the toss and elected to field. Australia who faced a shocking defeat against Sri Lanka came with the same team once again.
After the match with Afghanistan, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar said, "I felt slightly disappointed, it could have been much better. I was also not happy with the partnership between Kedar and Dhoni, it was very slow.
The 30th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup took place between Pakistan and South Africa at Lords. Both the teams faced each other in this virtual knock-out match. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat. Imam-Ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman opened the innings on a cautious note.
Team India grabbed Victory from the Jaws of Defeat Against Afghanistan last night. The team continues its winning streak in the ongoing World Cup winning all the four matches it played so far. But then, Kohli has been fined 25 percent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the match.
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The 26th match of ICC Cricket World Cup took place between Australia and Bangladesh in Nottingham. Finch who won the toss elected to bat on a good surface. Warner and Finch opened the innings in an aggressive and cautious manner.
With Shikhar Dhawan already ruled out of the tournament due to thumb fracture and Bhuvneshwar Kumar out for a few games due to a hamstring strain, here is another bad news for Team India. During India's training session ahead of Afghanistan clash, a Jasprit Bumrah yorker hit Shankar's toes and he was apparently in pain.
The 25th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup took place between South Africa and New Zealand at Birmingham. A wet outfield delayed the start and it became a 49-over match. New Zealand won the toss and opted to field first.
Team India suffered a major setback as opener Shikhar Dhawan is now officially confirmed to be missing the rest of the World Cup. Dhawan was the hero of India's win over Australia on Sunday with a knock of 117 off 109 balls. He sustained the Thumb Fracture after being hit on his left thumb by a rising delivery from pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Reportedly the much hyped World Cup clash between India and Pakistan turned out to be a damp squib on Sunday with India romping home to a facile 89-run win (D/L method). Meanwhile Indian players, particularly Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, came in for a lot of praise from across the border for their performance and the Indian captain's display of sportsmanship.
The 24th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup took place between England and Afghanistan at Manchester. England won the toss and opted to bat first. The first powerplay was too quiet for the English as they scored 40 odd runs.
The most-anticipated World Cup clash between India and Pakistan ended in favor of India as India easily won the match by 89 runs margin. Sachin Tendulkar who spoke to the press people said, "Pakistan lost the match due to Sarfaraz. Right from the toss he never made a proper decision. Ex-Captain and PM Imran Khan asked Sarfaraz to bat if he wins the toss, but he opted to bowl.
Reportedly former Pakistan all rounder Shahid Afridi was full of praise for Team India after their thumping win over Pakistan in the World Cup fixture at the Old Trafford. Meanwhile it was a clinical performance from India in all the three departments as they defeated Pakistan by 89 runs (DLS method) on Sunday.
The 23rd match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 took place between West Indies and Bangladesh. Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl. Chris Gayle who had huge expectations had another failure as he went for a 13 ball duck. West Indies never looked comfortable.