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2015 ODI World Cup Preview - An Open Tournament

Almost by right, a World Cup ought to have a team deemed clear favourites to lift the trophy. In 2011, co-hosts India and Sri Lanka were the anointed ones, and they did meet in the final, with the former clinching their second title. In both 2003 and 2007, Australia were the obvious choice and they didn’t disappoint.
13 February 2015

England Women Hit Back With 90-Run Win

England Women bounced back from defeat in the opening match to beat New Zealand Women by 90 runs in the second One-Day International at Mount Maunganui's Bay Oval.
13 February 2015

The Most Open World Cup Since 1992?

With the World Cup now almost upon us, all the cricket pundits, analysts and the Cricket World team are telling us who they think will win the coveted trophy. Prithvijit Roy gives us his predictions in more detail.
11 February 2015

Suzie Bates Punishes England In Opener

New Zealand Women's captain Suzie Bates took advantage of being dropped early in her innings to score a match-winning century in the first One-Day International against England Women in Mount Maunganui.
11 February 2015

All-Round New Zealand Crush South Africa by 134 Runs

New Zealand put up a clinical performance to inflict a 134-run defeat on tournament favorites South Africa in the World Cup warm-up game at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
11 February 2015

New Zealand Struggle Against Zimbabwe Before Rain Abandons Play

A spirited bowling performance from Zimbabwe restricted New Zealand to 157 for seven before rain played spoilsport in the World Cup warm-up game at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln.
9 February 2015

Brendon McCullum Confident Of Success In The World Cup

New Zealand might have never clinched a World Cup title so far, but their skipper, Brendon McCullum believes his team can get past the line this time around.
7 February 2015

New Zealand - Peaking At The Right Time

Proud owners of one of the best World Cup jerseys, sizzling hot on the field with their dives and athleticism and a name etched out for always punching above their weight, New Zealand are co-hosts of the 2015 World Cup.
4 February 2015

New Zealand Bully Pakistan Into Submission And Take Series

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor scored sublime centuries, en route a mammoth total of 369, that gave New Zealand a comfortable 119-run win over Pakistan in the second One-Day International in Napier.
3 February 2015

All Round Elliott Seals New Zealand Win

Grant Elliott and Ross Taylor hit unbeaten half-centuries as New Zealand romped home to a comfortable seven-wicket win against Pakistan in the first One-Day International in Wellington.
31 January 2015

New Zealand Coach Backs Out Of Form Guptill

New Zealand coach, Mike Hesson has given his full backing to out of form opening batsman, Martin Guptill ahead of New Zealand’s two match One-Day International series against Pakistan.
30 January 2015

Luke Ronchi's Top Five Innings

With the World Cup lingering over the horizon, there is an ongoing debate about whether New Zealand can taste World Cup glory for the first time in history.
30 January 2015

Sangakkara, Dilshan Bestow Sri Lanka Consolatory Win

Kumar Sangakkara notched up a fluent hundred as Tillakaratne Dilshan scored a vital fifty to bestow Sri Lanka a 34-run consolatory win in the final ODI of the seven match series conquered 4-2 by New Zealand.
29 January 2015

Amelia Kerr Helps Wellington Blaze Win T20 Title

Amelia Kerr, the 14-year-old wonder kid helped Wellington Blaze win the National T20 Championship final against Otago Sparks.
28 January 2015

The Unfortunate Heroes Of The World Cup

We often forget or tend to underrate the importance of the forgotten heroes – the unfortunate ones whom World Cup destiny is yet to smile on, writes Prithvijit Roy.
27 January 2015

Haris Sohail Shaken By A 'Ghostly' Experience

Pakistan all-rounder Haris Sohail was left traumatised in his Christchurch hotel room as he claims of being shaken by a "ghost".
27 January 2015

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Luke Ronchi

New Zealand wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week following a fabulous week for One-Day International cricket.
26 January 2015

All-Round New Zealand Thump Sri Lanka

New Zealand put together a comprehensive all-round performance to beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in the sixth One-Day International in Dunedin, moving into a 4-1 series lead with one game to play.
25 January 2015

Elliott, Ronchi Set Record In New Zealand Win

Grant Elliott and Luke Ronchi set a new world record sixth-wicket partnership of 267 to set up a 108-run win for New Zealand over Sri Lanka in the fifth One-Day International in Dunedin.
23 January 2015

Williamson Makes Winning Return

Kane Williamson marked his comeback from a shoulder injury with a match-winning century as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in the fourth One-Day International in Nelson.
20 January 2015