England bowler Jofra Archer privately grieved during the cricket World Cup after his cousin was shot dead in Barbados, his father said.
The New Zealand coach, Gary Stead, has shrugged off the debate over whether an umpiring error denied the Black Caps World Cup final glory against England, saying umpires are “human”.
England were crowned the World Cup 2019 champions despite having tied the scores of both the final match and the Super Over with New Zealand at Lords on Sunday.
Super Over decides Cricket World Cup final and gives Black Caps an agonising defeat against England.
England matched the Kiwis’ 241 in a breathless conclusion at Lord’s and the sides could not then be separated after a super over - the tournament hosts only prevailing by virtue of registering more boundaries across the contest.
International cricketer Chris Gayle has fended off an appeal against his defamation win over a series of articles in publications including The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age but failed in his bid to increase his damages payout.
AS JODY MORGAN made his way down from high in the Tavern Stand, weaving his way through the wildly frenzied celebrations amid the noise and unsolicited drama of it all, and into the famous Lord’s pavilion, it all came flooding back.