Tag: odi world cup

  • England vs New Zealand: Ben Stokes to miss World Cup opener, Harry Brook to debut

    24-year-old Harry Brook is likely to make his World Cup debut for England replacing Ben Stokes in Thursday’s opener against New Zealand in Ahmedabad. The defending champions’ star all-rounder Ben Stokes is nursing a minor hip injury. England sacrificed opener Jason Roy to accommodate Harry Brook, who has been marked out as a future superstar…

  • ODI World Cup: Starc, Bumrah and other bowlers to watch out for

    There is a popular saying ‘batters win you games, but bowlers win you tournaments’. All 10 teams will be keen to unleash their most potent bowling attacks in a bid to stop their opponents at the World Cup. While spinners are expected to dominate in India, one can never count out express pacers and ones…

  • ICC ODI World Cup: Top 5 batting and bowling performances

    With the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 knocking on the door, here’s a look back at the current top innings and bowling figures going into this year’s competition. TOP INNINGS 1 Martin Guptill (New Zealand vs West Indies, 2015) – 237* from 163 balls (Wellington, New Zealand) The opening batter surpassed all previous World…