An England team that was low on confidence came into their game against India knowing that anything less than a win would mean they would be knocked out of the tournament.
Pakistan has further extended their reputation as the most unpredictable side in world cricket. One day they’re struggling against average teams and the next they are beating strong opponents like New Zealand.
A clash that was eagerly awaited between to favourites in the World Cup never disappointed as England and the West Indies faced one another on Friday. This was to be a tough game with both sides possessing speedy attacks and quality batsmen.
On Wednesday afternoon an exciting game of cricket between defending champions Australia and Pakistan took place. The World Cup needed this after two previous games were abandoned due to bad weather that has negatively affected the proceedings.
On Thursday afternoon the much anticipated matchup between Australia and the West Indies took place. From the get go the match was characterised by intense fasting bowling, crazy batting and some rather mediocre fielding mixed with some mind blowing moments.
Trust Pakistan to pull off an upset by beating an immensely strong England side. They are probably the most unpredictable side at this years World Cup, especially after a poor first game loss to West Indies and now a great bounce back against England.
Anticipation was growing ahead of England’s World Cup opener at The Oval, and thanks to Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer, that anticipation quickly turned into delight, as they both starred in a fantastic England win against South Africa.
A lot has been said and written about Paul Pogba since he made his return to Old Trafford for a fee said to be around the £89 million mark.
What can you say about Zlatan Ibrahimović that hasn’t already been said? He’s comfortably the best Swedish footballer of all time and one of the best players, and characters, to ever play the beautiful game.
The excitement is building for the World Cup of 2018, and already people are starting to make their assessments of which teams and players are going to impress at the tournament.