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    Precocious Rabada is SA’s World Cup weapon

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    In a World Cup expected to be dominated by batsmen, South Africa hope to buck the trend with a bowling attack led by the precociously...

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    Sangakkara laments SL’s ‘chaotic’ build-up

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    Kumar Sangakkara hopes Sri Lanka can somehow overcome their ‘chaotic’ build-up to the World Cup thanks to new captain Dimuth Karunaratne’s ‘lack of baggage’.The 1996...

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    Jos Buttler: England’s destroyer in chief

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    Jos Buttler’s ability to single-handedly change the course of matches is a key reason why tournament hosts England head into the World Cup as favourites...

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    Barca eye fifth consecutive Cup title

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    Damage limitation, and a fifth consecutive Copa del Rey, will be the prize if Barcelona beat Valencia today as their rejuvenated opponents eye a final...

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    WC woes no worry for Du Plessis

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis says the team’s record of repeated World Cup heartbreak will have no bearing on a largely youthful squad at...

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    ICC warns off ‘corruptors’ from WC

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    The head of the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption unit said Friday he had been in direct contact with around 12 ‘corruptors’ to warn them off...

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    Footballers leave with high hopes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    Bangladesh national football team players were confident of beating Laos in their Joint Qualifiers for World Cup and Asian Cup as they left for Thailand...

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    Trio suffers injury in WC warm-ups

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 25, 2019

    The opening two warm-up matches for the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup began with multiple injury scares as three players fell to injuries in their...

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