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Connected to India brings you news and features from the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, which is the 12th edition of the tournament being hosted by England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. The format for the tournament is a single group of 10 teams, with each team playing the other nine once, and the top four at the end of the group phase progressing to the semi-finals.

CtoI News Desk July 29th 2019 Cricket

England’s World Cup celebrations continue

Having ended a 44-year wait for the ICC World Cup trophy last Sunday, the England cricket team is continuing its celebrations.

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ICC World Cup Final: A tied game, a Super Over, Kiwi heartbreak and English joy

It was arguably the most thrilling ICC World Cup final in the history of the competition. In the end, England ended their 44 year wait for...

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Indian cricketers post emotional messages, apologise for semi-final loss

The Men in Blue have taken to social media to express their disappointment and heartbreak at the loss as well as to apologise to their fans...

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Jadeja’s heroics can’t rescue India as batting collapse sends them out of the World Cup

Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni gave India a brief moment of hope but in the end it was New Zealand that marched into their second ever World...

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ICC World Cup: India in control as rain defers semi-final to reserve day

The rain gods had the final say on Tuesday in the India-New Zealand semi-final clash of the ongoing ICC World Cup. With India firmly in...

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Australia plagued with injuries ahead of World Cup semi-final

Australia’s injury headaches continue to worsen with batsman Usman Khawaja being ruled out of the remainder of the ICC World Cup 2019 due...

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A World Cup of retirements

The ICC World Cup 2019 is entering its final week and while the winner is still undecided, many veteran players have decided to call time on...

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ICC World Cup semi-final 1: Mighty India vs determined New Zealand

It’s the business end of the tournament now as the 46-day long ICC World Cup rolls into its final week. Kicking off the first of the...

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ICC World Cup: Injury worries for Australia

Australia have one league stage game left in the ongoing ICC World Cup but have been beset by injury concerns ahead of their game against...

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ICC World Cup: India’s last attempt to top the points table

Virat Kohli and his men, as expected, have entered the semi-finals of the ongoing ICC World Cup. However, who their semi-final opponents...

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Virat, Rohit seek blessings of 87-year-old Indian super fan

India may have won a semi-final place after their win over Bangladesh, but the person who truly won everyone’s hearts was Charulata Patel...

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ICC World Cup: India march through to semi-final

India became the second team to reach the semi-final of the 2019 ICC World Cup after their win over Bangladesh in Birmingham yesterday.

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Universe boss meets Queen of music

West Indies may have lost their match to Sri Lanka on Monday, but they had a famous fan cheering them on from the stands - queen of R&B and...

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India eye semi-final spot as they take on a determined Bangladesh

After a difficult outing against England, India will be looking forward to two comparatively ‘easier’ matches against Bangladesh (July...

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England’s win shows what matters is impact not intent

India’s loss in the battle of the blues yesterday came as a shock to many, not least the squad themselves. The end of their winning streak...

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Vijay Shankar ruled out of World Cup

In another injury blow to the Indian cricket team, all-rounder Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of the ongoing ICC World Cup. Shankar missed...

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Google boss watches India vs England

Among those watching India’s clash against England at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Sunday was Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Pichai was...

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ICC World Cup: India’s undefeated run ends

India’s undefeated run at the 2019 ICC World Cup came to an end at the hands of England on Sunday. A revitalised English team put in a...

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Men in Blue turn Men in Orange for clash vs England

The Indian cricket team’s ‘away’ jersey was unveiled on Friday by the team’s kit manufacturer Nike.

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India vs England: A clash of the two best teams in the world

The clash against hosts and pre-tournament favourites, England was earmarked as one of India’s trickiest tests in the league stage of the...

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ICC World Cup: India one point away from the semis

India beat West Indies by 125 runs in the 2019 ICC World Cup. They are now just one point away from the semi-finals.

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Windies test for Men in Blue

It is perhaps apt that just two days after the 36th anniversary of India’s first ever World Cup win in 1983 where they defeated the West...

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ICC World Cup: Another injury scare for Team India

Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar is the latest to suffer an injury scare in the ongoing ICC World Cup.

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Big blow for India: Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of the ICC World Cup

In a big blow to the Indian cricket team, opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the ongoing ICC World Cup in England. Rishabh...

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