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16 May 2019 | 2:06 PM

Genuine all-rounders need of the hour, says Amarnath

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Genuine all-rounders can help with the balance of a team at the World Cup but they should be good enough to play leading roles with both bat and ball, the hero of India's 1983 triumph Mohinder Amarnath told Reuters.

6 May 2019 | 2:37 PM

Transformed England favourites to win World Cup, says Gavaskar

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India batting great Sunil Gavaskar believes England are a transformed one-day international side since their shock exit from the 2015 World Cup and rates them as favourites to win their maiden crown on home soil in July.

9 Apr 2019 | 3:50 PM

Consistency key for dangerous West Indies at World Cup - Lara

MUMBAI (Reuters) - West Indies are replete with match-winners but consistency will be key to their success in English conditions at this year's World Cup, batting great Brian Lara has said.

8 Apr 2019 | 2:34 PM

Hot English summer to aid subcontinent teams - Pietersen

MUMBAI (Reuters) - The English weather will play a major role during the World Cup and teams from the Indian subcontinent stand to gain if hot and dry conditions prevail during the May 30-July 14 tournament, former captain Kevin Pietersen has said.

5 Apr 2019 | 3:27 PM

Cricket: IPL not ideal yardstick, but little choice for India selectors

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India captain Virat Kohli does not want performance at the ongoing Indian Premier League to determine team composition for this year's World Cup but selectors have little choice after a series of candidates failed to nail down the number four slot.

25 Mar 2019 | 3:09 PM

Cricket: India a class act with soft underbelly - Manjrekar

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India are a class outfit but they will go into this year's World Cup with a soft underbelly having failed to settle on a number four, former batsman Sanjay Manjrekar told Reuters in an interview.

19 Mar 2019 | 2:24 PM

Xavi says 48-team Qatar World Cup would be too long

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Former Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez says FIFA should abandon a proposal to increase the number of teams at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 from 32.

14 Mar 2019 | 2:33 PM

Boxing-Yearning for Olympic gold, 'Magnificent Mary' keeps punching

MUMBAI (Reuters) - M.C. Mary Kom has spent close to two decades slugging it out in the ring but even at 36 one of the most decorated women boxers in the amateur game has no intention of quitting before she gets a chance to land the ultimate prize in Tokyo next year.

6 Mar 2019 | 3:24 PM

Finisher Dhoni best suited in lower middle order - Raina

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Mahendra Singh Dhoni's finishing skills remain unmatched and the former captain will be an asset in India's lower middle order at this year's World Cup, former team mate Suresh Raina told Reuters.

4 Mar 2019 | 2:57 PM

Olympics - Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Cricket will return to the next Asian Games at Hangzhou 2022 after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) added it to its sports programme for the next edition of the continental event.