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Cricket Video - ICC WT20 Group C Preview - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look ahead to the ICC World Twenty20 by concentrating on Group C, which sees Sri Lanka, South Africa and Zimbabwe in action. The ICC World Twenty20 2012 gets underway in Sri Lanka on 18th September and the final is on 7th October.
6 September 2012

Cricket Video - ICC WT20 Group B Preview - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look ahead to the ICC World Twenty20 by concentrating on Group B, in which Australia, Ireland and the West Indies compete. The ICC World Twenty20 2012 gets underway in Sri Lanka on 18th September and the final is on 7th October.
5 September 2012

Rugby World Cup Chief Handed Cricket World Cup Role

A key figure in New Zealand’s 2011 Rugby World Cup has been appointed Head of New Zealand for the International Cricket Council Cricket World Cup 2015. Therese Walsh, who was Chief Operating Officer for last year’s Rugby World Cup, has started work and will be based in Wellington.
30 May 2012

World Cup Committee Meets With Prime Ministers

The International Cricket Council (ICC) 2015 Cricket World Cup Local Organising Committee has met with the Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, and Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, in Melbourne Australia. To mark the occasion, the Prime Ministers were each presented with a specially produced ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC2015) bat signed by the captains of the Australian and New Zealand cricket teams, Michael Clarke and Ross Taylor.
30 January 2012

Harnden Named 2015 World Cup Chief Executive Officer

South Australian Cricket Association chief executive John Harnden has been named as the chief executive officer of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. He has been appointed by James Strong, who is the chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the event, which will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand.
21 November 2011

View From India - Why India Won The World Cup

Newly crowned ODI World Champions India were always the favourites to lift the trophy. That was something the team planned for well in advance and the fans expected victory from the very beginning, nothing less. The reactions haven’t stopped following from the moment MS Dhoni lifted the gold-silver plated trophy. The players partied until early on Sunday morning, before their itineraries took a new shape, this time one worthy of champions.
4 April 2011

Comment: Time To Congratulate India On World Cup Win

Just as the 2007 World Cup final ended in farce, the 2011 World began with confusion as the toss had to be conducted twice following Kumar Sangakkara's inaudible call. Thankfully, it proved irrelevant with India winning and the cricket on show being particularly memorable. Neither semi-final saw an abundance of great quality so it was fitting that the final was a close game with both sides performing near to their best.
4 April 2011

Tendulkar 'Speechless' Following World Cup Win

Sachin Tendulkar has described winning the World Cup with India as the most memorable moment of his long and distinguished playing career. Tendulkar made 18 runs before his side beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in Mumbai to lift the World Cup for the second time following their success in 1983.
3 April 2011

India Celebrate Landmark World Cup Victory

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni poses with the World Cup trophy in front of the Taj Mahal one day after his side beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the final in Mumbai. Dhoni hit a six to win the match in the penultimate over to hand India their first World Cup success since 1983.
3 April 2011

India Fined For Slow Over-Rate In World Cup Final

India have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 final against Sri Lanka, which they went on to win by six wickets in Mumbai. India were deemed to be one over short of their target when time allowances were taken into account during Sri Lanka's innings of 274 for six.
3 April 2011

World Cup Teams Of The Tournament

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has named the following set of 12 players as their Team of the World Cup, which was won in thrilling style by India against Sri Lanka in Mumbai.
3 April 2011

Cricket World® TV - World Cup 2011 Update - India Win The World Cup

The final show looking back at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 and India's thrilling six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in a closely-fought final in Mumbai. 28 years after Kapil Dev lifted the Prudential World Cup, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni did the honours in front of a packed Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This after he led the chase for 275 runs as India won the 2011 Cricket World Cup final by six wickets.
2 April 2011

Dhoni And Gambhir Seal World Cup Triumph For India

Mahendra Singh Dhoni hit an unbeaten 91 and Gautam Gambhir 97 as India lifted their second World Cup crown with a six-wicket win in an enthralling final against Sri Lanka in Mumbai. Mahela Jayawardene scored a sublime unbeaten century to guide Sri Lanka to 274 for six but India overhauled that score with ten balls remaining.
2 April 2011

World Cup Final Preview: All Roads Lead To Mumbai

Chetan Narula previews Saturday's World Cup final: At the beginning of the World Cup, if someone bet decent money on an India versus Sri Lanka final at Mumbai, he wouldn't have been thought a fool. Australia were never expected to replicate their glorious past and England were too tired, doing very well to stay alive as long as they eventually did.
1 April 2011

Randiv Replaces Injured Mathews For World Cup Final

Sri Lanka have replaced all-rounder Angelo Mathews with off-spinner Suraj Randiv in their 15-man squad ahead of Saturday's World Cup final against India on Saturday. Mathews will miss the match in Mumbai with a right thigh strain he picked up against New Zealand in the semi-final.
1 April 2011

Yards - Indian Cricket World Cup Stars Just Do It With Nike

Nike has launched "Yards," its next Nike Cricket TV spot. The new short brings to life the Just Do It attitude that exists throughout street cricket across India. It seamlessly captures the relationship between the raw street-style of cricket played by youth all over India and the bold, best-of-class cricket played by Team India itself. The 60 second clip takes the viewer on a visual journey by bringing to light the spirit and the passion of the game while showcasing the connection between the two styles of play. At centre stage of "Yards" are the heroes of street cricket: the local youth who live and claim their 22 yards all over India.
31 March 2011

Sri Lanka Put Vaas And Randiv On World Cup Standby

Sri Lanka have called up veteran left-arm fast bowler Chaminda Vaas and off-spinner Suraj Randiv as cover for injured duo Muttiah Muralitharan and Angelo Mathews ahead of the World Cup final against India. Muralitharan has been struggling with various injuries throughout the tournament while Mathews batted with a runner during the five-wicket win over New Zealand in the semi-final.
31 March 2011

India Fans Celebrate World Cup Semi-Final Success

Home fans celebrate in Mohali following India's 29-run win over Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final, which put them through to the final against Sri Lanka in Mumbai. Sachin Tendulkar top scored with 85 as India posted 260 for nine before Pakistan were bowled out for 231 in reply.
31 March 2011

Taufel And Dar Named As Umpires For World Cup Final

Simon Taufel and Aleem Dar have been chosen to umpire Saturday's ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 final between India and Sri Lanka. Australian Taufel, one of the game's most respected officials, is afforded his chance to officiate in the game's showpiece event following Australia's failure to qualify for the first time since 1992.
31 March 2011

Cricket World® TV - World Cup 2011 Update - India Beat Pakistan To Reach Final

A look back at the second semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, which saw India overcome arch-rivals Pakistan by 29 runs and book their place in the final against Sri Lanka on Saturday. Sachin Tendulkar survived four dropped catches to make 85, top scoring as India posted a winning score of 260 for nine while in reply, Pakistan were bowled out for 231 - Tendulkar taking the winning catch.
30 March 2011


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