ICC World Cup Matches 2019

England win the World Cup by virtue of the boundary count after the Super over tie. What an amazing match! Scorecard

England thrash Australia at Edgbaston to reach Final.Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard India fail their billion fans and substantial sponsors to lose to New Zealand at Od Trafford so NZ go to the final on July 14th Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard

Windies beat Afghanistan by 23 runs with a wonderful catch to finish.Gayle takes a wicket in last match for Windies but fails to overtake Lara’s total ODI runs. Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard

England comfortably beat New Zealand by way of several run outs and aBairstow ton Scorecard

Sri Lanka beat Windies by 28 runs in high scoring match Match 39 Neil Whitaker reports

England regain form with return of Roy in clear victory over India at Edgbaston Match 38 Neil Whitaker reports

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 9 wickets at Durham Match 35Scorecard

Windies drop Kohli and miss stumping Dhoni to suffer 125 run defeat Neil Whitaker reports

Babar century sees Pakistan through to 6 wicket win over New Zealand at Edgbaston with 5 balls to spare Scorecard

England’s batting fails to match the hype and falls well short of Australia’s score.Despite favourable seam bowlers conditions Oz post 123 for ist wicket,Finch scores a ton.Behrendoff takes fifer and Starc 4 while only Stokes with 89 makes a big score Scorecard

Pakistan beat South Africa by 49 runs ICC World Cup Match 30 Scorecard

Afghanistan scare India but lose by 11 runs Match 28 Scorecard

Sri Lanka shock England and win by 20 runs ICC World Cup Match 27 Scorecard

Brilliant Boult catch thwarts Brathwaite’s dream which seemed to have rescued Windies in a game they appeared to have thrown away so NZ win by 5 runs with an over still to go despite dropping Gayle and losing both openers for ducks Scorecard

Australia beat Bangladesh by 48 runs.Warner hits 166and Mushfiqar an unbeaten ton Scorecard

Morgan strikes whirlwind century including a record 17 sixes as England accelerate in later part of innings to post massive 397, 233 off 20 overs v Afghanistan who bat out 50 overs for 1st time thisworld cup but lose by 150 runs at Old Trafford . Neil Whitaker reports    Scorecard

Windies’ bowlers let their batsmen down.Windies post 321-8 after Chris Gayle duck but Bangladesh chase this down with over 8 overs to Spare thanks to brilliant batting from Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das against inept bowling. Scorecard

India comfortably beat great rivals Pakistan at Manchester June 16th.Rohit Sharma hits fine century as India post 336-5.Pakistan maintain chase but lose middle order then rain reduces innings to 40 overs so Pakistan lose by 89 runs D/L Method Scorecard Neil Whitaker reports

South Africa win toss and insert Afghanistan who start brifgtly but collapse losing 7 wickets for 38 runs.Tail ender hits 35 so Afghanistan post 125. South Africa win by 9 wickets their 1st win in this World cuo Scorecard

Finch hits 153 but Australia somewhat lose innings momemtum to post 324-7 /Sri Lanka start well as Karunaratne hits 97. Starc takes fourfer and middle order fails so Sri Lanka lose 7 wickets for 42 and the game by 87 runs Scorecard

England win toss and opt to bowl in bowler friendly conditions West Indies recover from early loss of wickets but then collapse 212,44.4 overs. Archer & Wood take threefers. Morgan & Roy injured. Windies bowlers underperform and Root hits sublime century as England win by 8 wickets.Scorecard

Another World Cup wash out.This time India and New Zealand share 1 point.

Pakistan win toss and bowl.Australia post 146 for 1st wicket off 22.1 overs. Warner scores ton. Oz slow down somewhat 307 all out with one over left.Amir takes 5-30 off 48 overs.Pakistan well set at times lost wickets and finished 41 runs short.Both sides dropped a spinner and added a seamer to their elevens. At Taunton where miraculously it failed to rain when the rest of UK suffered a deluge Match 17. Oz move into 2nd spot  Scorecard     World Cup Table

Another wash out this time Match 16 at Bristol Sri Lanka v Bangladesh More

Rain wins at Rose Bowl Monday June 10th,South Africa 29-2 off 7.2 overs having been inserted by Windies who dearly needed a win to keep in contention More

India beat Australia by 36 runs at the Oval Scorecard  World Cup Table

New Zealand win toss and bowl. Afghanistan makes  better start but lose 4 wickets in a hurry, 71-4.14.3 overs and reach 171 off 41.2.NZ lose Guptil for a duck and Munro for 22,42-2 off 8.1 overs but Williamson 79* sees NZ home by 7 wickets Scorecard

Bangladesh win toss and elect to bowl. Roy hits 153 as England post 386-6 off 50 overs. Shakib Al Hasan  hits ton but Bangladesh all out 280 off 48.5 overs so England win by 106 runs Scorecard

Rain wipes out Match 11 between Pakistan and Sri Lanka  More World Cup Table

Coulter-Nile 92 after dodgy start and Starc fifer bring Australia victory in a match  wherein West Indies seemed to be winning most of the time Neil Whitaker reports 

South Africa win toss and bat first against India but lose Amla & de Kock quickly to Bumrah but recover to post 227 which India with Rohit century chase down to win by 6 wickets at Rose Bowl Scorecard    New Zealand win a close contest with Bangladesh despite   a series of near run outs at the Oval, Ross Taylor hits 82  Scorecard

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 34 runs in D/L revision in rain reduced match at Cardiff Scorecard 

Root & Buttler scores ton but England fail to chase Pakistan’s total to lose by 14 runs at Trent Bridge Neil Whitaker reports

Afghanistan win toss and opt to bat, lose 2 wickets, both openers for ducks, against Australia cheaply but recover to 207 all out in 38.2 overs.Australia win by 7 wickets with Finch & Warner in the runs at Bistol Scorecard

New Zealand bowl out Sri Lanka cheaply setting NZ a paltry 137 to win by 10 wickets at Cardiff Scorecard

Windies’  bowlers destroy Pakistan batting,all out 105 in 21.4 overs. Chris Gayle hits swift fifty and Windies win by 7 wickets Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard

England comfortably defeat South Africa in opening match by 104 runs at the Oval. Stokes has a good day. Scorecard

Warm Up Matches

India’s batting has a better day and beats Bangladesh by 95 runs Scorecard

Windies ‘batting fires to post 421 against New Zealand who failed the chase by 91 runs Scorecard

England heavily defeat Afghanistan at the Oval Scorecard

Boult (4-33)  rocks India who slump to 91-7 but Jadeja fifty rescues innings somewhat.Williamson & Taylor hit fifties as NZ win easily by 6 wickets with 77 balls remaing. India give seven bowlers a twirl. India  179,39.2 overs lost to New Zealand 180-4, 37.1 overs by 6 wickets overs at the Oval Scorecard

Smith scores century but England restrict Australia to 297-7. England’s run chase falters despite depth in batting,Vince top scores and Buttler hits quck fifty but England  are all out 285 ,12 runs short with 3 balls to go at Southampton  Scorecard

Afghanistan beat Pakistan by 3 wickets at Bristol Scorecard

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs at Cardiff Scorecard