Top ranked performers from each team rated ahead of World Cup

The following is a list highlighting the best performers in each category of the MRF Tyres ODI Player Rankings that will be in action at the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup.

Shakib ‘ready’ for Afghanistan match, says Shanto

"Shakib [Al Hasan] is 100% fine and ready for the first match,” Shanto said during the toss for their second warm-up match against defending champions England at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati today.

'Team with best bowlers' will win World Cup, says Shadab

The 24-year-old is leading Pakistan's spin attack that has come under severe criticism for not taking wickets in the middle overs

Tiger turned Cop: Mehrab cherishes new role

A career switch is never easy and for a former cricketer, who has played at the highest level for their country, it is probably even more difficult.

How Jos Buttler has assumed the leadership mantle from Eoin Morgan

Jos Buttler’s record as a captain in ICC limited overs tournaments is unblemished, having led England to ICC Men’s T20 World Cup glory in 2022.

Australia backing Maxwell as frontline spinner at WC

Australia chief selector said Maxwell was always in their plans as a spin option.

Up and down Pakistan seek consistency in World Cup

Arthur, Pakistan's head coach at the 2019 World Cup when they failed to make the semi-finals, is confident the team can bounce back from recent disappointments

1d ago

'Pocket dynamite': Kishan dreams of World Cup glory

Kishan, 25, has an ODI best of 210 in 25 matches, but a recent 82 against Pakistan in the Asia Cup won him rich praise from the cricketing fraternity including former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar who called him a "big match player"

1d ago

England bid to join elite company in retaining World Cup

As recently as 2015, England suffered a humiliating group-stage exit but they are now the reigning world champions in both men's one-day international and Twenty20 cricket

1d ago

‘Improved’ Mahedi offers Tigers variety

Off-spinner and all-rounder Mahedi Hasan has put his ability to bowl with the new as well as the old ball to good use in recent contests as his consistency coupled with guile has earned him a place in Bangladesh’s World Cup squad.

1d ago

Starc gets hattrick in World Cup warm-up

Starc, a left-arm quick, struck with the final two balls of his first over and then got another wicket on the first ball of his second to rattle the Dutch in Thiruvananthapuram.

1d ago

Walton renews contract with Bangladesh all-rounder Miraz 

Local electronic giant Walton has renewed their contract with Bangladesh national cricket team all-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz for a third successive time. 

2d ago

Shakib-less Bangladesh restrict Sri Lanka to 263

Bangladesh were without their ODI skipper Shakib Al Hasan in their first warm-up match of the World Cup at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati against Sri Lanka on Friday.

3d ago

Recovering Williamson ruled out of NZ's WC opener

The 33-year-old would play both their warm-up matches in Hyderabad and Thiruvananthapuram but will skip the tournament opener in Ahmedabad, the team said in a statement.

3d ago

Bangladesh asked to field first in first warm-up match

The Tigers are playing without their regular skipper, Shakib Al Hasan.

3d ago

Tigers warm up against Sri Lanka today

The match will start at 2.30pm Bangladesh Standard Time.

3d ago