Batting legend Ricky Ponting heaped praises on Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz for his menacing spell and adrenaline-pumping duel with Australian all-rounder Shane Watson during the World Cup quarter-final in Adelaide on Friday.
The International Cricket Council has confirmed the Event Technical Committee's approval of fast bowler Matt Henry's inclusion in the New Zealand World Cup squad as a replacement for injured Adam Milne.
Former Indian bowling coach Joe Dawes reckons that India will find it tough to replicate Pakistan pace bowler Wahab Riaz's spell against Australia when they play the semi-final on Thursday at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has expressed his desire to have a fast pitch at the Sydney Cricket Ground when his side takes on defending champions India in the World Cup semi-final on Thursday.
West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle dismissed speculation regarding his retirement from any format of the game after his side’s loss to New Zealand in the World Cup quarter-final in Wellington on Saturday.
Martin Guptill became the first New Zealand batsman and fifth overall in One-Day Internationals to score a double-century during his unbeaten knock of 237 against West Indies in the World Cup quarter-final in Wellington.