teams that have played most ICC finals

5 Teams That Have Played Most ICC Finals

ICC events are the flagship cricket events that test the best of the teams. Initially, the 50 over World Cups were the only ICC multi-nation tournament. In 1998, the ICC introduced the Champions trophy. It was called the mini World Cup. In 2007, ICC introduced the World Cup for...
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5 Cricketing Trends Started By MS Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni won India 3 ICC trophies in a span of 7 years. He led India to win every multi-nation tournament at least once that they participated in. It was MS Dhoni who made the whole nation believe that India can win every championship. In his 9 year...
Has Luck Deserted India In ICC Tournaments? | Stumpsandbails

Has Luck Deserted India In ICC Tournaments?

India were the most complete team in the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) cycle. They were the only ones who managed to win two series overseas. India naturally were expected to trump New Zealand in the finals. But after 6 days of gruelling Test cricket (2 days washed out),...
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How Many Countries Don’t Play Cricket?

Cricket is a 180-year-old sport. The first game was played between the USA and Canada in 1844. Australia and England played the first-ever Test match in 1877. International Cricket Council (ICC) is the parent body that governs the game. There are a total of 104 member nations in the...
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How Many Cricket Teams Are There In The World?

Cricket is a gentleman’s game. The sport was first played way back in 1844 when the USA and Canada locked horns with each other. But the first-ever recognised Test match was played between England and Australia in 1877. These two teams are fierce cricketing rivals since then. The game...
Indian players who will drop from playing XI in the England series

3 Key Indian Players Who Might Be Dropped From The Playing XI In The...

The Indian team fought valiantly in the WTC finals against New Zealand. They didn’t have match practice heading into the game. The conditions were tailor-made for New Zealand. To add to India’s woes, they lost the toss and batted under extremely challenging conditions. But they still stayed in the...
ECB Approves To India's Request For Warm-Up Matches

India’s 2nd Edition For World Test Championship Has Been Announced

Team India conquered the World Test Championship points table for two years, putting up some outstanding performances in the game's purest form. Nonetheless, the Indian team did not perform well in the World Test Championship final, and as a result, they finished as runners-up. India’s schedule for second edition...
Reasons Why India Lost The WTC Final

3 Reasons Why India Lost The WTC Finals

India suffered a heartbreaking loss against New Zealand in the inaugural WTC finals at Southampton. Kiwis won their first major ICC trophy after 21 long years. They upped their game on the day it mattered the most and blew India away. Their pacers were relentless, disciplined, and gave nothing...
Ollie Robinson Profile And Cricket Career | England Cricket Team Player

Ollie Robinson: Profile And Cricket Career

Oliver Edward Robinson popularly called Ollie Robinson made news for all kinds of reasons in the last couple of weeks. He made his Test debut against New Zealand in the first Test. Robinson picked up 7 wickets on his debut. He seemed cut out for Test cricket. Robinson ran...
WTC Day 5: Shami on song at Southampton, makes Watling his bunny

WTC Final: ‘This Time It’s Shami Who Cleans Up Watling’, In The First Session...

On day five of the World Test Championship, India takes on New Zealand, when the Kiwi batters walked the field as the upper hand. Playing with the flow of the game, India definitely needed wickets to turn the game in their favour. At the same time, India's pacer Mohammed...
India Is Definitely Missing Bhuvneshwar Kumar In The WTC

‘India Is Definitely Missing Bhuvneshwar Kumar’, In The WTC Final : Aakash Chopra

On the third day of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) Final against New Zealand, Indian pace bowlers failed to capitalize on favorable conditions in the Ageas Bowl. Only two wickets were taken by bowlers Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammad Shami, who struggled to maintain excellent line and...
Younis Khan quits as Pakistan batting coach | ENG vs PAK

Younis Khan Resign As Pakistan’s Batting Coach Ahead Of England Tour

Former Pakistan cricketer Younis Khan has resigned as the national team's batting coach. He was appointed to the role in November of last year and is under contract till the T20 World Cup in 2022. But, after only seven months, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Younis have chosen...
ICC should think and take a decision: Gavaskar says about ICC winners

ICC Should Make A Decision To Determine WTC Winners – If The Match Ends...

The ICC World Test Championship (WTC) Final between India and New Zealand in Southampton has so far been dominated by rain. Due to the continuous rain, two whole days – Day 1 and Day 4 were wiped out. Rain, as expected, is causing worry among fans and analysts. However,...
Indian Cricketers Who Captained Only One ODI

4 Indian Players Who Captained The Country In Just 1 ODI

Indian cricket has been blessed with great captains over the years. The likes of Kapil Dev, Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni, and Virat Kohli have kept the flag flying high. Captaining the India side is no easy task. It is a highly demanding job. There have been few instances when...
Players Who Won The ICC Emerging Player Award

5 Players Who Won The ICC Emerging Player Award But Failed Post That

ICC every year awards an upcoming youngster who excelled in a calendar season with an Emerging Player Award honour. The award was initiated in 2004, Irfan Pathan was the first winner of this prize. Kevin Pietersen, Rishabh Pant and Cheteshwar Pujara have all been recipients of this award. But...
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Rain Expected To Stop The Play On Day 4 Due To Southampton Weather Conditions

On Day 3 at Southampton, India could only score 71 runs after losing six wickets. New Zealand's breakthrough was Kylie Jamieson, who took five wickets for 31 runs. India scored 217, and New Zealand's openers, Tom Latham and Devon Conway got the team off to a good start. Ravichandran...
New Zealand WTC Finals Kyle Jamieson

WTC Final: Day 3 – India Settle For 217 And Kiwis End At 101/2

On Day 2 Indian team have got 146 runs and lost 3 wickets - Where Virat Kohli ended getting 44 runs and Rahane 46 runs. And on Day 3 Indian plans were at TEST and they were put at an unknown challenge in the form of Kyle Jamieson. Everybody thought...
Fastest 1000 Runs In ODI | Top 5 Fastest Batsman To Reach 1000 Runs

5 Fastest Batsmen To Score 1000 ODI Runs

ODI cricket has evolved massively in the last 5 years. Teams have often adopted an all-out aggressive approach to put huge scores onboard. Batsmen feel liberated in the ODI’s in the quest for quick and big runs. The amount of boundary hitters in the game has increased. The games...
WTC Final: India Post 146/3 On Day 2 As Light Spoils The Play

WTC Final: India Post 146/3 On Day 2 As Light Spoils The Play

Day 1: Rain washed out the whole first day of play in the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand at Southampton. Event the toss has been delayed because of the rain. On Day 2 of the first World Test Championship final at the Ageas Bowl...
tendulkar bowled more overs in ODIs as compared to these legends

5 Legends Who Bowled Less Than Sachin Tendulkar In ODIs

Sachin Tendulkar had a celebrated international career. But his bowling often went unnoticed. He was more than just a handful with the ball. Tendulkar often broke key partnerships and was called the man with the golden arm. He even won a couple of games with the ball alone. Tendulkar...
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4 Indian Players Who Won Man Of The Match Award But Never Got To...

The 2010-19 decade saw the brilliant rise of Indian cricket. They won the World Cup in 2011, Champions Trophy in 2013, and apart from the 2012 T20 World Cup, they qualified for the semi-finals of every ICC tournament. India also won the ICC test mace for five years. The...
IND vs NZ WTC Final

WTC Final: New Zealand Win Toss, Opt To Bowl First

On Friday, rain washed out the whole first day of play in the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand at Southampton. The coin toss could not even take place because the area was kept under cover all day. Better weather is expected for the weekend,...
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5 Times When Ganguly Silenced His Co-Commentators

Sourav Chandidas Ganguly is a revered name in Indian cricket. He was one of those rare Indian players who riled up the Australians. Ganguly was known for his aggressive nature. He led the team on those lines as well. Ganguly’s approach was not very different when he took up...
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4 Cricketers Who Won The World Cup Without Playing A Single Game

Cricket is a quintessential team sport. Teams draw energy from their players. A sign of a good team is when its bench strength is equally good. There have been a lot of quality players who have warmed the bench for their national team for a lengthy period. Teams have...
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WTC Finals: Day 1 Abandoned After Rain Forces Wet Outfield At Southampton – Hopes...

The much-anticipated ICC World Test Championship final got off to the worst possible start on Day 1 with rain. A big portion of the game washed out at Southampton's Ageas Bowl, and cricket fans across the world are hoping for better weather in the following days. After all, India...
4 most selfless acts in cricket history

4 Most Selfless Acts In Cricket History

Cricket has changed drastically in the last decade. The game has almost gone the football way. T20 leagues have taken over the sport. Players have started taking the freelance route and are no longer just loyal to their country. This takes us back to an era where selfless and...