The 2027 ODI World Cup was awarded to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia while Australia will host the T20 World Cup next year.
In addition to the Hindutva ideology, the demonisation of Muslims is a useful distraction for those in power.
The International Cricket Council has arranged psychologists to keep a check on players' mental health during the month-long tournament.
Banners reading "#Justice for Kashmir" and "India stop genocide & free Kashmir" were flown over Headingley during India-Sri Lanka match, in second such World Cup incident.
Australia captain Aaron Finch hit a hundred as the reigning champions thumped England by 64 runs to book their place in the World Cup semi-finals.
India managed a win by just 11 runs against the minnows Afghanistan thanks to a dramatic hat-trick by Mohammed Shami. In an another match, New Zealand beat West Indies by five runs in a thrilling encounter.
Australia captain Aaron Finch and pace bowler Mitchell Starc stole the show as the World Cup holders eased to an 87-run win over Sri Lanka at the Oval on Saturday.
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan hits a blazing century to set up a 36-run win over Australia as reigning champions suffer their first defeat of this year's tournament.
Batsman Nathan Coulter-Nile's record-breaking innings and Mitchell Starc's performance with ball combine with umpiring errors laying platform for Australia's 15-run victory over West Indies at Trent Bridge.
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and batted but a superb double strike by Jasprit Bumrah left his side reeling.
Opener Chris Gayle, set to retire at the end of the tournament, led the West Indies reply with a blistering 50 off 34 balls as the two-times champions chased down Pakistani total, reaching 108-3 with 36.2 overs to spare.
Tournament hosts England defeat South Africa by 104 runs in the opening game. Australia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and West Indies also make up the 10-team tournament.
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