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  • 12:16 PM IST
    Jos Buttler refused to put a limit on his rapid run-scoring as hosts England go in search of a first men’s World Cup title.

    Only Buttler himself, with a 46-ball effort against Pakistan in November 2015, has scored a quicker ODI hundred for England. But the 28-year-old, who has five of England quickest 10 ODI hundreds to his credit, believes a new national record could be within his reach.

    “Absolutely,” he said following his match-winning 110 not out against Pakistan. “When the opportunities arise, it gives you lots of confidence. We’ve seen other guys around the world show it’s possible.”

    “In the last few years, I’ve had some brilliant experiences. A couple more years older and worked things out a bit better, managing to drip-feed them into my game really well. I’m really chasing that consistency and want to perform every day. That’s been a big part of the last few years to try and be more consistent,” he said.
  • 12:15 PM IST
    England spearhead James Anderson could be in for a “painful few days” according to Lancashire coach Glen Chapple after suffering a knee injury while on county duty.

    Anderson, England’s all-time leading Test wicket-taker, was hit on the inside of his knee by a drive from James Fuller during Lancashire’s four-wicket defeat by champions Hampshire in a One-Day Cup semi-final on Sunday.

    The 36-year-old Anderson left the field at Southampton and will now require further medical assessment on Monday. “It is a nasty blow in a painful area,” said Chapple. “We don’t know but we think that it will be a nasty bruise that will settle down in the next few days. The physio will see him in the morning and he walked off there.”
  • 11:45 AM IST
    Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday became the most successful wicketkeeper in the history of IPL by taking his dismissals tally to 132, surpassing his India teammate Dinesh Karthik.

    Dhoni, who took two catches in the IPL final against Mumbai Indians, has now taken 94 catches and effected 38 stumpings.

    Karthik, the Kolkata Knight Riders captain, has 131 dismissals to his credit while Robin Uthappa has 90 scalps behind the stumps.
  • 11:43 AM IST
    Rohit Sharma on Sunday became the most successful player in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) when he led Mumbai Indians to their record fourth championship as they beat defending champions Chennai Super Kings by one run in Hyderabad in the IPL 2019 final.

    This gave Rohit his fifth IPL title which is the most for any player in the league’s 12-year existence.

    The only other players to have been part of four successful IPL seasons are Yusuf Pathan, Harbhajan Singh and Ambati Rayudu.
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