Sri Lanka go into the World Cup with low expectations after losing eight of their last nine one-day matches and led by a captain who has not played 50-over cricket for more than four years.
India picked veteran, Dinesh Karthik, over rising talent Rishabh Pant for the World Cup because of his composure under pressure, captain Virat Kohli said in an interview released Wednesday.
Banyana Banyana have been beaten 3-0 by the best women’s soccer side in the world, the USA. They played a World Cup warm-up match in California on Sunday night.
Australian fast bowler, Jhye Richardson, was ruled out of the World Cup Wednesday after failing to recover from a dislocated shoulder, with namesake Kane Richardson replacing him.
Steve Smith and David Warner are set to don the Australian colours this week for the first time since their ball-tampering bans despite struggling with illness.