Australia won the 2023 Cricket World Cup, defeating India by 5 wickets in the final. This was Australia’s fifth World Cup title, tying them with India for the most titles of any team.
Shakib Al Hasan, the renowned Bangladeshi cricket all-rounder, has made a bold decision to venture into the political arena, marking a significant shift in the life of the country’s cricket icon. Recognized as one of Bangladesh’s greatest cricketers of all time, Hasan has expressed his desire to contest in the upcoming general elections slated for January 7, 2024.
Sleepless India fans were ready for the World Cup title clash on Sunday, November 19, 2023. Thousands of fans sporting blue India jerseys clogged roads outside the world’s biggest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, India. They were too excited to sleep as excitement built ahead of the game against Australia.
Pakistan’s recently named T20I captain, Shaheen Shah Afridi, expressed his commitment to upholding the team’s strong spirit on Thursday.
The wake of Babar Azam’s resignation as captain of the men’s cricket team in all formats following the World Cup’s disappointing outcome, the cricket community took to social media to shower praise on the prolific batter for his contributions.
Mohammad Hafeez, a former Pakistani cricket all-rounder, has been appointed as the team’s new director:
Former Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Hafeez has been named the new team director following the team’s disappointing performance at the recent World Cup 2023.
On November 7, 2023, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appointed former Test off-spinner Tauseef Ahmed as the interim head of the national selection committee. This comes after the resignation of Inzamam-ul-Haq, who was facing an inquiry by the PCB for his alleged affiliation with a UK-based player agency.
On Sunday, November 5, 2023, Indian batter Virat Kohli equalled Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most centuries in One-Day Internationals (ODIs)—49. He achieved this feat on his 35th birthday in India’s World Cup match against South Africa at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Former Indian cricketers heap praise on Fakhar Zaman
Fastest century by a Pakistani batter in CWC 23.Fakhar zaman remarkable hundred against new Zealand
Pakistan have made a terrific start to the search for 402 to win, with Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam putting together a century partnership to give their side hope of one of the format’s all-time great run-chases.