Cricket World Cup: India v Pakistan in Manchester prompts huge crowds

Cricket World Cup: India v Pakistan in Manchester prompts huge crowds

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pakistan versus India is billed as one of the biggest matches in cricket Thousands of cricket fans will head to Manchester this weekend ahead of the World Cup clash between India and Pakistan. Armed police will be part of a huge policing operation as the two countries face off at […]

Pakistan ad ‘mocking’ India pilot ups ante ahead of World Cup clash

Pakistan ad ‘mocking’ India pilot ups ante ahead of World Cup clash

Image copyright Pakistan Information Ministry (ISPR) Image caption Indian fighter pilot Abhinandan Varthaman was captured by Pakistan earlier this year India and Pakistan “tensions” are high again. But this time it’s over cricket. The two sides are set to meet each other on Sunday in what is arguably the most highly-anticipated clash so far of […]

India’s Virat Kohli praised for defending Steve Smith from crowds

India’s Virat Kohli praised for defending Steve Smith from crowds

Image copyright PA Image caption Kohli walked towards the Indian crowd and motioned for them to applaud instead of booing Smith India cricket captain Virat Kohli is winning hearts for his gesture defending Australian player Steve Smith, after he was booed by Indian fans during Sunday’s match. Kohli, who was batting as Smith fielded in […]

Dhoni: Indians furious after ICC ruling on military cricket gloves

Dhoni: Indians furious after ICC ruling on military cricket gloves

Image copyright AFP Indians have rallied behind cricketer MS Dhoni after the International Cricket Council asked him to remove a military insignia from his wicket-keeping gloves during the World Cup. Dhoni, who is a member of a reserve force called the Territorial Army in India, sports the logo of the special forces on his gloves. […]

Cricket World Cup: England begin bid to win tournament for first time

Cricket World Cup: England begin bid to win tournament for first time

Eoin Morgan (right with bowler Adil Rashid) has been England’s one-day captain since 2014 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Dates: 30 May-14 July Live coverage: Ball-by-ball commentary on Test Match Special, plus text commentary, clips and highlights on the BBC Sport website. The Cricket World Cup begins on Thursday, with hosts England opening their […]

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