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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.

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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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: 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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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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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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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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ICC World Cup: A break for India, advice for Pakistan and warning for Sri Lanka

News and updates from the ongoing 2019 ICC World Cup in England and Wales.

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Pakistan cricket: A yawn, a night out and a clarification

The Pakistan cricket team has come under fire after a video emerged of the Men in Green supposedly partying the night before their 89-run...

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ICC World Cup: India make it 7-0 against Pakistan

Pakistan’s World Cup jinx against India continued in Manchester on Sunday, with yet another loss to the Men in Blue. India meanwhile...

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India vs Pakistan: It brings out the best in us says Kohli

The biggest match with world record viewership is coming up this Sunday when India plays against Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup...

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Determined Dhawan sweats it out in the gym

Shikhar Dhawan might have a hairline fracture in his thumb but that is not stopping him from keeping match fit. Dhawan is hoping to recover...

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Google’s Pichai picks England and India to reach cricket world cup final

Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive officer and a “passionate cricket fan”, picked England and India as favorites to reach the...

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ICC World Cup 2019: Team India’s day out

The Indian cricket team enjoyed a day out in Nottingham ahead of Thursday’s ICC World Cup clash against New Zealand.

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Dhawan diagnosed with hairline fracture, Pant to fly in as cover

In a big blow to the Indian cricket team, opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the ongoing 2019 ICC World Cup for at least a week due...

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ICC World Cup 2019: Team India flying high with second straight win

India sounded the warning bell for all the other teams in the 2019 ICC World Cup by comprehensively beating defending champions Australia in...

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ICC refuses to allow Dhoni to wear army insignia on gloves

Ending the controversy regarding MS Dhoni's wicketkeeping gloves, the International Cricket Council (ICC) issued a press release late on...

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ICC World Cup 2019: India off to winning start

India kickstarted their 2019 ICC World Cup campaign with a comprehensive win over a struggling South African team. India comfortably won the...

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ICC World Cup 2019 News: Media boycott, dope test and more

India's 2019 ICC World Cup campaign began on a discordant note with the Indian media contingent boycotting the team press conference ahead...

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