Australian captain Michael Clarke refuses to entertain the notion that his team are distracted, making it clear that the players are extremely focused ahead of the game against Afghanistan in Perth on Wednesday.
Former Australian spinner and double World Cup winner, Brad Hogg is very impressed with India’s performance in the showpiece event and thinks the defending champions are now the favourites to lift the cup.
Responding to the comments made by incoming England and Wales Cricket Board chairman, Colin Graves, Kevin Pietersen said he wants to speak with the governing council on a possible return to England team.
Speaking ahead of the crucial World Cup encounter against Sri Lanka on Sunday at Wellington, all-rounder Chris Woakes insisted England need to do well against big teams to go the distance in the tournament.
Ahead of their much anticipated World Cup clash against Australia on Saturday, Brendon McCullum was confident, affirming that his side will be tough to defeat if they execute their plans to perfection in Eden Park.
Australian captain Michael Clarke, who is set to play his first international match after recovering from a hamstring injury, stated that he is excited and ready to go ahead of the big match against New Zealand on Saturday in Auckland.
After hitting the fastest 150 in One-Day Internationals, South African skipper AB de Villiers credited the top order for setting the foundation which enabled him to play an "enjoyable knock" against West Indies on Friday.
Cricket Australia (CA) chief, James Sutherland has confirmed on Tuesday, the return of the Chappell-Hadlee trophy in the World Cup clash between Australia and New Zealand to be played in Auckland on Saturday.