Cricket TV - A look ahead to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 as John Pennington and Amit Masram consider England's chances of winning an elusive World Cup crown. They analyse the squad and pick out some key players for the side which won the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 and the Ashes.
Cricket TV - John Pennington and Amit Masram look ahead to Ireland's chances in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. In 2007, they caused a huge upset when they followed up a tie against Zimbabwe with wins over Pakistan and Bangladesh as they reached the Super Eight stage - can they pull off more shocks this time around?
You have to begin twenty-eight years ago when talking about India and World Cup in the same breath. When Kapil Dev and his bunch of merry men upset the West Indies' applecart on a fine Lord's afternoon in 1983, the world of cricket changed forever. Sample this: in two editions of the tournament prior in 1975 and 1979, no one expected them to achieve anything stellar.
South African fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been given the all-clear having recovered from a knee injury that he picked up during his side's ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 warm-up game against Zimbabwe.
The left-armer suffered a knee strain during South Africa's comfortable eight-wicket victory in Chennai and was forced to leave the field.
Cricket TV - John Pennington and Amit Masram look ahead to the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, focussing on the chances of co-hosts India. They are the heavy favourites to lift their first World Cup since 1983. They analyse the squad named, pick out some key players and then predict whether Sachin Tendulkar will lead the side to victory.
Cricket TV - John Pennington and Amit Masram look ahead to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, focussing on the Netherlands. The outsiders have been handed a tough task in Group A of the competition and will be relying on the likes of Ryan ten Doeschate, Tom Cooper and Alexei Kervezee to give them any chance of springing a surprise or two.
Cricket TV - John Pennington and Amit Masram look at Kenya's squad for the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka. They attempt to predict how well the Africans will fare and whether they can cause any major upsets.
Every team in the 2011 ODI World Cup will be playing under a shadow. Australia will play under the shadow of their three-time winning run; South Africa will play under the shadow of their historical sloppiness while Sri Lanka will play under the shadow of their 1996 victory...
Australia lost nine wickets to spinners as India ran out 38-run winniners in their 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up match in Bangalore.
From 118 for one chasing 215 to win, Australia were dismissed for 176 with Piyush Chawla taking four wickets, Harbhajan Singh three and Ravi Ashwin and Ravichandran Ashwin one apiece.
Martin Guptill hit 130 before New Zealand held off hard-charging Ireland to claim a 32-run win in a 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up game in Nagpur.
Guptill faced 134 balls and hit 12 fours and three sixes to set up New Zealand's score of 311 for six with James Franklin hitting 49 and Brendon McCullum 48.
South Africa produced a polished all-round performance to beat Zimbabwe by eight wickets in their 2011 ICC World Cup warm-up match in Chennai.
Morne Morkel and Imran Tahir both took three wickets as Zimbabwe were bowled out for 152 and South Africa's top order carried them to victory in just 23.3 overs.
Bangladesh served further notice of their strength at home as they dismantled Canada to take a convincing nine-wicket victory in a 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up match in Chittagong.
Tamim Iqbal blasted 69 in 50 balls as Bangladesh raced to 113 for one after having bowled Canada out for just 112.
Sri Lanka began their warm-up schedule ahead of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup with a thumping 156-run win over the Netherlands.
Batting first, they reached 351 for four before the Netherlands were bowled out for 195 in 47.3 overs having never seriously threatened to overhaul their target.
Ramnaresh Sarwan scored a century as the West Indies eased to a comfortable 61-run win over Kenya in a warm-up match ahead of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup in Colombo.
Sarwan made 123 and Dwayne Bravo 54 as the West Indies overcome a slow start to post 253 for eight in their 50 overs, Thomas Odoyo taking three for 34 and Steve Tikolo two for 32.
Cricket TV - As the build-up to the 2011 Cricket World Cup continues, John Pennington and Amit Masram look at the chances Pakistan - champions in 1992 - have of performing well in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. They look at the squad picked for the tournament which begins with the recent match-fixing allegations fresh in the memory.
Cricket TV - Cricket World's John Pennington and Amit Masram look ahead to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, focussing on South Africa. They assess the chances of the Proteas to take their first World Cup, and look at the squad they've picked for the tournament in Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka. They begin their campaign against the West Indies on 24th February in Delhi.
Left-handed batsman Terrence Duffin has been drafted in to Zimbabwe's 15-man ICC Cricket World Cup squad as a replacement for Tinotenda Mawoyo.
Mawayo has an abdominal muscle tear and will miss the tournament, which gets underway on 19th February. Zimbabwe begin their campaign against reigning champions Australia on 21st February.
People pose with a giant cricket bat display in Dhaka February 10, 2011. The display is part of decorations throughout the city to coincide with the ICC World Cup Cricket from February 17, which will be jointly hosted by Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka.The tournament itself gets underway on 19th February when co-hosts Bangladesh and India meet in Dhaka. Sri Lanka begin their campaign against Canada on 20th February. Australia are the reigning champions having won the 1999, 2003 and 2007 events.