World Cup 2015
World Cup Trophy To Visit Papua New Guinea
The World Cup trophy will visit a non-Test playing nation in the East-Asia-East Pacific region for the first time when it touches down in Papua New Guinea next month.
2015 ODI World Cup Preview
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.
Experience The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Game
It's every cricket fans dream to play in the Cricket World Cup and now Disney India are giving you that chance with their launch of the official game of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 titled 'ICC Pro Cricket 2015'.
India - The Dr.Jekyll & Mr.Hyde Of World Cup
The World Cup has often served as the stage where fans have been a witness to the Indian teams Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde traits in its vintage form.
World Cup Travel, Ticket Packages Revealed
Travel packages and ticket prices for the 2015 World Cup, which will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, have been announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Cartoon: Virat Kohli Misinterprets Sharma
Virat Kohli scored just one-run in the World Cup semi-final against Australia in Sydney as India were knocked out of the tournament.
Player Of The Week - David Miller
David Miller, for playing a crucial innings in South Africa’s World Cup campaign opener against Zimbabwe, is our Player of the Week.
Tendulkar's Perfect Semi-Final Prediction
Watch this clip from November 2014 when Sachin Tendulkar correctly predicted that Australia, India, New Zealand and South Africa would make it through to the quarter-finals of the Cricket World Cup.
Tendulkar Backs Kohli To Fire In WC
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, has backed India's vice-captain Virat Kohli to dominate in the World Cup.
Scotland Win World Cup Qualifier
On the back of a century by captain Preston Mommsen, Scotland beat the United Arab Emirates by 41 runs to win the ICC World Cup Qualifier 2014 final in New Zealand.
World Cup 2015 - Who's Hot, Who's Not
The last time a World Cup was played down under, colored clothing and day-night matches took everyone’s imagination by storm. Krish Sripada previews the 2015 edition.
Cartoon: MS Dhoni Stumped By Indian Bowlers
In the 2015 World Cup, Indian bowlers have dismissed their opponent in four consecutive One-Day Internationals, something that last happened nine years back.
West Indies Leave Out Bravo, Pollard
All-rounders Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard are notable omissions from the West Indies' 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015.
Cartoon: Misbah Reacts To Loss Against WIndies
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq admits his side were outplayed in all the three departments after the humiliating defeat to West Indies on Saturday.
The Cricket World Team Make Their World Cup Predictions
With just a few days to go until the start of the Cricket World Cup 2015, it's time for the Cricket World team to continue a long-standing traditions of making their pre-tournament predictions.
Cartoon: India Rely Heavily On Virat Kohli
Experts have singled out Virat Kohli to be the key behind India's bid to defend their World Cup title.
Tendulkar Predicts An Asian World Cup Win
Sachin Tendulkar believes that an Asian team will win the World Cup for the fifth time when it is held in Australia and New Zealand in 2015.
Cartoon: Pakistan Beat Ireland To Reach Quarter-Finals
Pakistan continued their progression to the quarter-final spot against Australia on Friday, by coasting to a seven-wicket World Cup win over Ireland on Sunday.
Cartoon: Malinga's World Cup Warm-Up
Lasith Malinga is getting ready to make his return from injury during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
Maxwell Blames Umpires For Anderson's Dismissal
Glenn Maxwell has blamed the umpires for the controversial run-out decision of James Anderson in their World Cup encounter against England at Melbourne on Saturday.
England Could Win World Cup - Gatting
Former captain Mike Gatting believes that England could still win the Cricket World Cup 2015 but he admits they must improve following a slow start to the competition.
Highlights - Afghanistan Thrash Kenya
Watch highlights of Afghanistan's crushing eight-wicket win over Kenya in the first World Cricket League Championship One-Day International in Sharjah.
Hadlee Bats With Inflatable Ball
With almost 200 days to go until the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand, Sir Richard Hadlee has gone in to bat with an inflatable ball at Lord's
Pakistan Overpower UAE
Pakistan's batting finally fell into place as they posted a massive score on the back of good knocks from Ahmed Shehzad and Haris Sohail, to win against the United Arab Emirates by 129 runs in Napier.
Australia, India, SA Favourites - Hoggard
Less than three months out from the Cricket World Cup 2015, Matthew Hoggard gives us his predictions, picking out the three teams he sees as most likely to win.
Sri Lanka Bowling Is Effective - Arnold
Cricket World's Chetan Narula caught with former Sri Lankan batsman Russell Arnold who is a part of the television commentary team for the 2015 Cricket World Cup.
Botham Recalls World Cup Disappointment
Former England international Sir Ian Botham says that losing the 1992 World Cup final to Pakistan in Melbourne remains one of his biggest disappointments in the game.
Captains Remember 1992 World Cup
As part of the launch of the 2015 World Cup, the captains of the teams that reached the semi-finals when the tournament was last hosted in Australia and New Zealand, look back.
How To Pick A World Cup Squad...Or Perhaps Not
As teams name their preliminary squads, ever wondered what sort of thought processes go into picking a World Cup squad? So did we.
ICC Reprimands Wahab And Watson
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reprimanded Australian Shane Watson and Pakistani Wahab Riaz for violating the ICC’s Code of Conduct during the World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.
England Could Win World Cup - Harmison
Former Durham and England fast bowler Steve Harmison believes England do have a chance of winning next year's World Cup although he expects Australia, India and South Africa to be the favourites.
UAE Confirm World Cup Squad
The United Arab Emirates have confirmed their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015 which will be led by Mohammed Tauqir.
Tendulkar Recalls 1992 World Cup
Sachin Tendulkar's World Cup story as a player began in 1992 when he was man of the match in the only two matches that India won in Australia and New Zealand.
Ponting Lauds Wahab-Watson Battle
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.
Invincible Australia Lift World Cup
A sparkling all-round performance from Australia gave Michael Calrke a fitting farewell, by winning the ICC One-Day International Cricket World Cup 2015, defeating New Zealand by seven wickets at the MCG.
Shastri Appointed For WC 2015
Former Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri has been appointed as team director of the Indian cricket team until the ICC World Cup 2015.
World Cup 2015 Top 10...Best Bowling
In one more top 10 countdown from the 2015 World Cup, we focus on the best individual bowling performances in a tournament that was often dominated by batsmen.
Brett Lee To Coach Ireland Bowlers
Ireland’s World Cup preparations received a shot in the arm as former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, has agreed to a short-term deal with Cricket Ireland to coach their bowlers in the warm-up games.
Everything In England's Favour - Hoggard
Cricket World ambassador Matthew Hoggard tells us that he thinks England's build-up to the Cricket World Cup 2015 should give them every chance of doing well at the tournament.
Scotland, UAE Qualify For World Cup
Scotland and the United Arab Emirates have qualified for the 2015 World Cup after winning their final Super Six matches at the World Cup Qualifier in New Zealand.
Mr Predictor - World Cup Semi-Final Predictions
Join JP and Al as they look ahead to the semi-finals of the World Cup and make their predictions ahead of New Zealand playing South Africa and Australia hosting India.
World Cup 2015 On Track - ICC
ICC Chief Executive David Richardson believes that preparations for the World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand are on track to 'deliver a really memorable event'.
De Kock Included In Proteas Squad
Wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock is South Africa's only injury concern ahead of the Cricket World Cup 2015 and he has been included in their 15-man squad for the competition.
Mr Predictor - WC Quarter-Final Previews
We preview the World Cup quarter-finals with Alastair Symondson and John Pennington making their predictions as the tournament enters its closing stages.
World Cup 2015 Top 10...Run-Scorers
Watch as we count down the leading run-scorers from the Cricket World Cup 2015, which Australia won by beating New Zealand in Melbourne.
World Cup 2015 - The Young Aces
There will be 210 players participating in this year’s tournament. Here, Tapabrata Banerjee focusses on some of the youngsters who are going to play in their first World Cup.
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.
Mr Predictor - World Cup Final Predictions
With just one game of the Cricket World Cup 2015 remaining, John Pennington and Alastair Symondson make their predictions ahead of the final between Australia and New Zealand.
Farokh Engineer: India-Pakistan, The Needle Match
Lycamobile ambassador Farokh Engineer tells us in his first World Cup piece that tomorrow's India-Pakistan match will be more like a war than a cricket match.
India Leave Out World Cup Winners
India have left Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan out of their 30-man preliminary squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015.
India Confirm World Cup Squad
India have named three spinners - Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Akshar Patel - in their 15-man World Cup squad.
Hot Spot - India, West Indies Resurgent
Chetan Narula has moved on to Melbourne, where he joins John Pennington to review the latest World Cup action including the India-South Africa clash and Afghanistan taking on Bangladesh.
India Thump Pakistan By 76 Runs
Virat Kohli scored a classy century as India kept their proud tradition intact, beating Pakistan yet again in the World Cup, taking the tally to 6-0.
England Could Surprise At World Cup - Edwards
Charlotte Edwards believes that England could spring a surprise in the fast-approaching World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Technological Advances & Cricket Controversies
We are living in a time, where the technology is used in every aspect of our lives. Technology has become an integral part of our day to day life. Chandra Munagavalasa assesses its impact on cricket.
Farokh Engineer: Bangladesh Unlucky, India Too Good
That was a complete victory for India, as most of us expected. Bangladesh were fortunate to be in the quarter-finals and they didn't really live up to their expectations.
Afghanistan Coach Steps Down
In a huge blow to Afghanistan ahead of Cricket World Cup 2015, long-time coach Kabir Khan has stepped down from his position.
Afghanistan Appoint Moles
Afghanistan have added the vastly experienced Andy Moles to their coaching team, appointing him as batting coach.
Mr Predictor - World Cup 2015 Preview
Just hours before the Cricket World Cup 2015 got underway, John Pennington and Alastair Symondson previewed the competition in their latest Mr Predictor show.
Misbah Has My Full Support - Afridi
Shahid Afridi has issued a statement clarifying that he fully supports Pakistan One-Day International captain Misbah-ul-Haq.
Video - Afghanistan Close To World Cup 'Dream'
Watch as Afghanistan fast bowler Hamid Hassan, coach Kabir Khan and Kenya captain Collins Obuya look ahead to this week's final round of World Cricket League Championship matches.
Elliott, Milne In New Zealand Squad
All-rounder Grant Elliott and fast bowler Adam Milne have been included in New Zealand's 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015, which they co-host with Australia.
Clarke Hopes To Be Fit For WC 15
Australian skipper Michael Clarke, who is undergoing rehabilitation after a surgery on his hamstring, is recovering well and is hopeful of being fit in time for the World Cup.
World Cup 2015 Top 10...Wicket-Takers
Watch as we count down the leading wicket-takers from the Cricket World Cup 2015, which Australia won by beating New Zealand in Melbourne.
Shafiul To Replace Al-Amin Hossain
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed on Tuesday that pacer Shafiul Islam will join the Bangladesh's World Cup squad, replacing Al-Amin Hossain, who was sent home for breaking the team curfew.
Junaid Out Of New Zealand Tour
Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan has been ruled out of Pakistan's tour of New Zealand that precedes their Cricket World Cup 2015 campaign due to a thigh injury.
Aus Prove Too Strong For India
Steve Smith scored a sublime century as Australia proved too strong for the Indian outfit one last time on their prolonged tour, winning the semi-final by 95 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground, to book a place in their seventh World Cup finals.
England Add Billings To WC Squad
England have added Kent youngster Sam Billings to their preliminary World Cup squad as Somerset wicket-keeper Craig Kieswetter faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Mr Predictor - Eng v SL, World Cup Preview
The latest edition of Mr Predictor sees the Cricket World team make their predictions as England tour Sri Lanka and look ahead to next year's World Cup, along with a couple of special guests.
Hot Spot - World Cup Quarter-Final Reviews
John Pennington and Chetan Narula review the quarter-finals of the Cricket World Cup 2015 in their latest Hot Spot video as Australia, India, New Zealand and South Africa made it through.
Farokh Engineer: Australia Played Like Champions
A target of 329 was just too much for India but credit to Australia, they were good with the bat, good with the ball and it was a good all-round performance from them. They played like champions.
Melbourne To Host 2015 World Cup Final
The fixtures for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 have been announced and the Melbourne Cricket Ground will host the final on 29th March.
Qualifiers Step Up World Cup Preparations
The build-up to the 2015 World Cup is already well underway for qualifiers Afghanistan, Ireland, Scotland and the United Arab Emirates.
Bangladesh Name World Cup Squad
Bangladesh have named their final 15-man squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which gets underway in Australia and New Zealand next month.
World Cup Qualifier Fixtures Revealed
The 10 teams competing for the two remaining places at the 2015 World Cup have learnt in which groups they are placed and their fixtures for the qualifying tournament.
Cartoon: Is Malinga Fit or Unfit For World Cup?
With uncertainties around his fitness, Lasith Malinga has said he wants to play this World Cup with or without pain.
Can Emulate Aussies, WIndies - Dhoni
The 2015 World Cup gets underway in one year from today and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes his side can emulate Australia and the West Indies and retain their title.
Comment - Indian Cricket In 'Pathetic State'
Debashish Das says that less than 12 months away from the 2015 World Cup, Indian cricket is in 'a pathetic state' following a disappointing Asia Cup campaign in Bangladesh.
Hot Spot - Our World Cup 2015 Highlights
Chetan Narula brings to an end his sojourn in Australia and New Zealand following India and the World Cup by chatting to John Pennington about some of his favourite moments from the summer.
Player Of The Week - Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara, for two back-to-back centuries, his fastest One-Day International tons bettering each other, is our Cricket World Player Of The Week.
Pakistan Is 'Finished' Without Ajmal
Former Pakistan captain and wicket keeper Rashid Latif believes that Pakistan bowling is ‘finished’ without Saeed Ajmal.
Afghanistan Are Minnows No More
Writing from Afghanistan, Anthony Pearson says it is time to drop the 'minnows' tag that has so often been associated with the likes of Afghanistan, Ireland and other emerging teams.
Afghanistan Qualify For 2015 World Cup
Afghanistan delivered another comprehensive performance to beat Kenya by seven wickets in Sharjah and qualify for the 2015 World Cup.
Viv Richards Rewinds 1979 WC Final Memories
West Indies legend Sir Viv Richards reflected on his memories of the 1979 World Cup final in his appearance on the rewind series on Lord’s channel.
Farokh Engineer: A Cakewalk For India
India were expected to beat United Arab Emirates today and they did. It was a World Cup cakewalk for them.
5 Reasons Why NZ Can Win The World Cup
Plenty of teams are in contention to win next year's Cricket World Cup, and here Bimal Mirwani gives his view on why New Zealand should definitely be in the running.
Farokh Engineer: India Blew South Africa Away
Another Sunday, another World Cup win for India, this time over South Africa. I was very happy with the performance. I think India blew South Africa away, they choked them.
Motivational Speech Not Needed - AB
South African skipper AB de Villiers has denied the need to give a motivational speech to inspire his team for their World Cup semi-final against New Zealand in Auckland on Tuesday.
Tendulkar WC15 Ambassador
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced India’s most prolific Former batsman, Sachin Tendulkar as the ambassador of the ICC World Cup 2015 to be held in Australia and New Zealand.
We Play Big Games Well - Rohit
India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma believes that the defending champions' ability to raise their game in crunch matches will give them confidence going into Thursday’s World Cup semi-final against Australia.
Farokh Engineer: India, New Zealand Slight Favourites
For me, the best four sides in the competition have gone through to the semi-finals but I make India and New Zealand the slight favourites to get through to the final.
Farokh Engineer: Australia Were Phenomenal
Farokh Engineer said after the semi-finals that Australia were playing like champions and they backed that up by beating New Zealand in the World Cup final. Congratulations to them, he now adds.
Pakistan Pick Sohail, Ehsan For CWC
Pakistan have included fast bowler Sohail Khan in their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015, despite the right-armer not playing an ODI since 2011.
Video - Afghan Cricketers Welcomed Home
Afghanistan's cricketers returned home following their qualification for the 2015 World Cup and a huge crowd turned out to salute their efforts.
Video - Players React To World Cup Qualification
Watch as Afghanistan players Hamid Hassan and Mohammad Nabi as well as coach Kabir Khan give their reaction to qualifying for the 2015 World Cup.
Afghanistan, Scotland Name Squads
Afghanistan and Scotland, who will meet in Pool A of the Cricket World Cup 2015, have named their preliminary squads for the tournament.
Hot Spot - WC Business End Starts Here
In their latest Hot Spot World Cup discussion, Chetan Narula and John Pennington look back at the final round of group games and preview the quarter-finals.
Hot Spot - India March On, Pakistan Win Again
John Pennington and Chetan Narula review the latest Cricket World Cup 2015 action including wins for India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Whatmore To Assist Qualifiers
Former Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka coach Dav Whatmore will help Afghanistan, Ireland, Scotland and the United Arab Emirates prepare for the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Chasing A Different Goal From The Rest
From Zimbabwe beating Australia in their first One-Day International match during the 1983 World Cup to Ireland beating England in the last version of the tournament, there has been no lack of unexpected and dramatic results in cricket’s show piece event.
Hot Spot - World Cup Semi-Final Previews
Having arrived in Auckland ahead of New Zealand taking on South Africa, Chetan Narula joins John Pennington to look ahead to the World Cup semi-finals.
Bangladesh Name Preliminary Squad
Bangladesh have named their 30-man preliminary squad for next year's Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.
Hot Spot - World Cup Off To A Flyer
Following a long drive from Melbourne to Canberra, Chetan Narula catches up with John Pennington to review the start of the Cricket World Cup 2015.
'Fantastic To See Associates Performing'
Former England captain Mike Gatting says it is "fantastic" to see Ireland, Scotland, Afghanistan and UAE performing well at the Cricket World Cup.
Gary Ballance Fractures Finger
England batsman Gary Ballance has fractured a finger but is expected to recover before his team begin their Cricket World Cup 2015 campaign.
Expected Pacers To Perform Better - Dhoni
Indian captain MS Dhoni expressed disappointment over his team’s exit from the World Cup following the 95-run loss to Australia in the semi-final in Sydney.
Cook Axed As England ODI Captain
England Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday, announced an unexpected decision of sacking Alastair Cook as England one-day skipper.
Australia Confirm World Cup Squad
Co-hosts Australia have named their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015 with few, if any, surprises among the selections.
Ajmal Included In World Cup Squad
Pakistan have included Saeed Ajmal in their 30-man preliminary squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015 despite the fact that he is currently banned from bowling due to an illegal action.
Player Of The Week - Steven Smith
For a magnificent century in the World Cup semi-finals and an unbeaten half-century in the finals, the Cricket World Player of the Week is Steven Smith.
Bangladesh Tigers Knock England Out
It was joy for Asian underachievers and agony for the traditional bigwigs at the Adelaide Oval as Bangladesh, on the back of a Mahmudullah century, knocked England out of the World Cup, winning a fiercely contested game by 15 runs.
World Cup 2015 Top 10...Highest Innings
Watch as we count down the leading individual innings from the Cricket World Cup 2015, which Australia won by beating New Zealand in Melbourne.
Australia Beat Scotland And Rain
Mitchell Starc produced another blistering spell in the World Cup as Australia romped home against Scotland in Hobart by seven wickets, in a stop-start game troubled by rain interruptions.
Malinga In Sri Lanka CWC Squad
Sri Lanka have included Lasith Malinga in their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015, provided the fast bowler can prove his fitness following a long injury lay-off.
Hot Spot - How Crucial Is Aus-NZ Clash?
In their latest World Cup Hot Spot discussion show, John Pennington and Chetan Narula review the latest action and consider how important this weekend's clash between the co-hosts is for the tournament.
Pakistan - Unpredictable Team With An Unsettled Side
Pakistan will definitely be one of those X-factor teams heading into the tournament since they possess a solid team on paper. However, whether they can perform on the pitch and lead their side to World Cup glory is a whole different matter.
MS Dhoni Gets His Priorities, Right?
In life, everything is a question of priority. India's now ex-captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced a sudden and shocking immediate retirement from Test cricket citing reasons of prioritizing the other two formats of the game.
Squads Named For World Cup Qualifier
All 10 squads for the 2015 World Cup Qualifier in New Zealand, which begins on 13th January, have been named.
Morgan Dismisses Boycott's Comments
Skipper Eoin Morgan has lashed out at Geoffrey Boycott over his criticism of him and the England team after defeat to Australia in their World Cup opener at Melbourne on Saturday.
India To Beat Australia, Just - Farokh Engineer
Farokh Engineer tells us at the Kia Oval that he thinks India will beat Australia by "a narrow margin" in the second World Cup semi-final, although New Zealand remain the team to beat overall.
England Are Clueless - Hazlewood
Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood reckons England are yet to work out how to beat Australia in the opening game of the Cricket World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 14th February.
Hot Spot - England Out, Sangakkara Superb
England's World Cup exit and the superb form of Kumar Sangakkara are two of the topics covered in our latest Cricket World Cup Hot Spot video.
Morgan Angry With Curb On Bat Size
England skipper Eoin Morgan has expressed his anger at plans mooted by the International Cricket Council to restrict the size of bats, terming the idea as "ridiculous".
Flawless India Win QF In Style
Rohit Sharma scored the highest score in a World Cup quarter-final as India produced a near flawless batting, bowling and fielding performance to thump Bangladesh by 109 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Taylor To Retire After World Cup
Wicket-keeper batsman Brendan Taylor will be playing his final game for Zimbabwe on Saturday when his side takes on India in the World Cup Pool B clash in Auckland.
Bangladesh - A Long Held Promise Still Due
In all honesty, Bangladesh are highly unlikely to reach the quarter-finals of this year's World Cup despite having recognised players like Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan in their squad.
Around The Grounds: Season Countdown And World Cup
Our Top Tweets contain a variety of images this week including fans meeting their idols, one club member throwing a 180 and Liverpool beating Man City.
Time To Redress Balance Between Bat And Ball?
Rohit Ranjan reflects on the Cricket World Cup and asks whether the time is now right to consider redressing the balance between bat and ball in ODI cricket.
Irfan Hopes To Emulate Wasim
Pakistan pace spearhead Mohammad Irfan hopes to emulate legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram’s man-of-the-tournament performance in the 1992 World Cup.
Player Of The Week - Martin Guptill
For scoring the highest individual score in the World Cup of an unbeaten 237 in 163 balls, and that too in a knock-out game, Martin Guptill is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
Player Of The Week - Mahmudullah
For scoring two back-to-back centuries coming from a nation that has never had a World Cup ton previously, Mahmudullah is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
Sri Lanka Name Preliminary Squad
Sri Lanka have named their 30-man preliminary squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015, which gets underway in Australia and New Zealand in February.
Jayawardene Lauds Spirited Malinga
Sri Lankan middle-order batsman Mahela Jayawardene heaped praises on fellow teammate and pacer Lasith Malinga who made a direct return to international cricket in the World Cup after a five-month hiatus.
Player Of The Week - Shikhar Dhawan
It was a tough week of cricket and there was no dearth of contenders but the Cricket World Player Of The Week, by unanimous choice, was India’s dashing opener, Shikhar Dhawan, who has regained his batting mojo with two back-to-back innings of great significance.
Tim Murtagh Ruled Out Of World Cup
Ireland fast bowler Tim Murtagh has been ruled out of the Cricket World 2015 with a foot injury and Max Sorensen has been named as his replacement by Cricket Ireland.
How Far Ahead of Associates Are They?
Not a lot is expected from Zimbabwe during this year's World Cup as they haven't had a lot of match practice and success as of late.
Will Their Date With Destiny Go Alright?
There is no doubt in anyone's mind that South Africa are one of the favourites, if not the favourites, to win the World Cup this year. With an almost Harlem Globetrotters like squad, South Africa possess an all-round team that most countries could only dream of having.
Farokh Engineer: Win Is Good For India
It was India all the way today, says Farokh Engineer. Winning by 76 runs is quite a big margin in a 50-over contest.
Waller Banned From Bowling By ICC
International Cricket Council's (ICC) crackdown on bowlers with suspect actions continues as Malcolm Waller becomes the latest addition to the list of bowlers suspended from bowling.
New Zealand Make Short Work Of WI
Martin Guptill scored an unbeaten double-century and Trent Boult cleaned up the West Indian top order as New Zealand romped into the World Cup semi-final beating West Indies by 143 runs in Wellington.
Farokh Engineer: What Happened To Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka were terrible today. I don't know what got into them - nerves? But they are all experienced players, fantastic players, says Lycamobile ambassador Farokh Engineer.
Williamson Backs Aggressive Intent
New Zealand batting sensation Kane Williamson has backed his team to continue their aggressive approach when they take on West Indies in the World Cup quarter-final on Saturday in Wellington.
Sri Lanka - Underdog Over-Achievers
Sri Lanka. Perpetual underdogs. Perpetual over-achievers. They have never entered a World Cup as title favorites. They have never entered a World Cup with the best batting or the best bowling line-ups. Their run-ups to most World Cups isn't smooth either.
NZ 'Dark Horse' For 2015 WC - Steyn
South Africa's pace spearhead Dale Steyn feels that co-hosts New Zealand are the 'dark horse' in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 while Australia can be 'annoying' with their in-your-face approach.
Sangakkara Wears New Masuri Stemguard
As well as making World Cup history with three consecutive centuries, Kumar Sangakkara has become the first player to wear the new Masuri Stemguard clip-on safety attachment during an international match.
Mike Hussey Performs World Cup Abseil
With the start of the Cricket World Cup 2015 now just three weeks away, former Australian international Mike Hussey has abseiled down West Point Tower in Hobart, Tasmania, with the World Cup trophy.
Ajmal Ban Highlights Need For Change
Jibran Khan Niazi once competed with Saeed Ajmal for the lone spinner's spot in his domestic side. Now he offers this reaction to his compatriot's suspension by the ICC.
England Could Go Well - Hoggard
Following their better-than-expected performance in Australia, Matthew Hoggard has revised his World Cup view and reckons England could be on course to upset a few teams in the fast-approaching tournament.
Follow Through - New Zealand Canter To Final
South Africa (281 for five in 43 overs) were outdone by four wickets in a keen contested first semi-final of the 2015 One-Day International World Cup, with New Zealand (299 for six in 42.5 overs) winning with one-ball to spare.
Sex, Blackmail & The World Cup
New Zealand law enforcement authorities have issued precautionary warnings to players about sex being used as a weapon to blackmail during the upcoming 2015 Cricket World Cup.
England Keen To Go One Step Further - Cook
After finishing as runners-up to India in the 2013 Champions Trophy, England captain Alastair Cook says his team will be doing everything possible to go one better at the 2015 World Cup.
Maxwell Blitz Scorches Sri Lanka
Glenn Maxwell blazed away to his first century as Australia deposited enough in the bank to defeat Sri Lanka by 64 runs in the Pool A World Cup game at the Sydney Cricket Ground, in spite of a scintillating chase led by Kumar Sangakkara.
Cook To Lead England In World Cup?
According to early reports in the UK media on Tuesday morning, current England captain Alastair Cook is set to be retained to lead his team in upcoming 2015 Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Dropping Cook Was The Right Decision - Moores
England head coach Peter Moores insists that dropping captain Alastair Cook on the eve of the Cricket World Cup 2015 was "the right thing to do".
Elliott Thwarts SA's Desire Again
Grant Elliott played the innings of this World Cup to ensure New Zealand broke their semi-final jinx with a four-wicket win over South Africa at Eden Park, Auckland, the win coming off the penultimate ball.
Cummins Back For Scotland Tie
Australia have chosen to go with an extra pace option for their final World Cup league match against Scotland in Hobart on Saturday replacing Xavier Doherty with Pat Cummins in their line-up.
Chameera To Replace Prasad In WC
Sri Lankan fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera has been named as a replacement for Dhammika Prasad, who has been ruled out of the World Cup with a fractured hand.
Give Hales A Chance - Carberry
England batsman Michael Carberry has echoed his support in favour of Alex Hales for the number three position in the England batting line-up following their eight-wicket defeat against New Zealand in Wellington.
Dale Steyn In Awe Of AB De Villiers
South African pace bowler Dale Steyn was all praise for his captain AB de Villiers, who has smashed two incredible knocks in the last two months, including the fastest 100 and 150 in One-Day Internationals.
India - Defending Champions On The Back Foot
India go into the World Cup losing four out of their last five One-Day-Internationals away, with one being washed out. That is not a really good stat to ponder over for the defending champions, who had won 3-1 against England in England, prior to their current poor spell.
Pakistan Name World Cup Standbys
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has named Sohail Tanvir, Shoaib Malik and Azhar Ali as standbys for their 15-man World Cup Squad.
Boult Admits Scotland Scare
After registering a nervous win against Scotland at Dunedin earlier today, New Zealand pacer Trent Boult admitted that his team made a heavy weather of the small target by losing too many wickets towards the end.
Clarke Credits Team Effort For Win
Australian captain Michael Clarke was all praise for his team's collective performance after their 95-run win over India in the World Cup semi-final in Sydney.
Pakistan Decimated By Fiery WIndies
Andre Russell produced a stunning all-round performance to help his team beat Pakistan by a massive 150 runs in Christchurch in a World Cup Pool B match marked by a collective West Indian effort.
Scotland Confirm World Cup Squad
Scotland have confirmed their final 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015, where they will be making their third appearance on the global stage.
Follow Through - Dominant Australia Take Fifth WC
A day of high anticipation ended in anti-climax as Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets to win the 2015 One-Day International World Cup.
Farokh Engineer: India On A Roll Now
After yesterday's win over West Indies, India are really on a roll and they are not just going to the quarter-finals - there is a strong case of getting to the semi-finals as well now, says Farokh Engineer.
Hot Spot - World Cup Half-Time Review
In their latest World Cup Hot Spot, Chetan Narula and John Pennington look back at an action-packed weekend of action which saw important wins for India, New Zealand, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Lehmann Backs Haddin's Aggression
Australian coach Darren Lehmann came to the support of wicket-keeper Brad Haddin after the latter was criticized for his verbal aggression during the World Cup final against New Zealand.
Utseya In, Sibanda Out For Zimbabwe
Prosper Utseya has been included in Zimbabwe's 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015 but batsman Vusi Sibanda has been dropped.
Pakistan Survive Zimbabwe Scare
Misbah-ul-Haq played yet another steadying innings complemented by a fine all-round performance by Wahab Riaz as Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by 20 runs in Brisbane.
Australia Overcome Fiery Wahab Riaz
Josh Hazlewood tormented the Pakistan batting taking the man-of-the-match award even as Steve Smith and Shane Watson played gritty knocks helping Australia overcome Wahab Riaz’s passionate, high-adrenaline fire to win by six wickets in the World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval.
Not Scared Of Irfan - Amjad Javed
United Arab Emirates all-rounder Amjad Javed says that his team will not be intimidated by Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan when the two sides meet each other on Wednesday in Napier.
ICC Announces World Cup 2015 Team
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced its team of the 2015 World Cup comprising of 12 best performers in the tournament led by New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum.
India's World Cup Squad - Who Will Make It?
If winning a World Cup was a defining point in a cricketer’s career, how about winning two? But not many from the 2011 victorious Indian squad will have that opportunity, not even making the cut for the probables’ squad.
Tendulkar Calls 2015 WC Special
Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar who was appointed as the ambassador for the 2015 World Cup termed the tournament as a special one.
Bangladesh Win After Coetzer Blitz
It took a concerted effort from Bangladesh, led by Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim, to overcome a Kyle Coetzer challenge as they chased down 318 against Scotland in their Pool A World Cup encounter at the Saxton Oval.
Pakistan Are Dangerous - Hussey
Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey who is a part of the television commentary team for the 2015 World Cup struck a conversation with Cricket World’s Chetan Narula sharing his thoughts on the tournament.
Qualification To Give Afghanistan Windfall
Afghanistan's qualification for the 2015 World Cup will earn them a financial boost to the tune of at least $US 1 million.
Good To Be Under Pressure - Buttler
England vice-captain Jos Buttler hoped that being under pressure to qualify for the quarter finals of the 2015 World Cup will be a blessing in disguise for his team.
Australia Are The Best - Warner
While terming the performances of India and New Zealand as impressive Australian opening batsman David Warner reckons his side to be the best in the World Cup.
Australia Surge Ahead Despite Injuries
There is no denying that Australia are one of the favourites to win the World Cup this year. With a squad of specialists who can perform in any given scenario, the Baggy Greens will arguably be the toughest side to beat during the tournament.
Gavin Larsen Reflects On His 'Big Role'
After the India-Ireland clash in Hamilton Cricket World’s Chetan Narula caught up with former New Zealand seamer Gavin Larsen who is now a part of the World Cup administration team.
Sangakkara To Quit Tests In August
Sri Lanka's batting star Kumar Sangakkara has revealed that the Test series against India in August will be his last assignment as an international cricketer.
Is This The Best Format For A World Cup?
One week into the Cricket World Cup 2015, Matt Carter asks whether the current format of the competition is doing the game any favours.
Atapattu Aware Of England Backlash
Sri Lankan coach Marvan Atapattu maintained that his side wouldn’t take England lightly ahead of their World Cup encounter on Sunday in Wellington.
India Dominate South Africa
Shikhar Dhawan displayed batting aggression and Ajinkya Rahane played 'silent warrior' as India thumped South Africa at a boisterous Melbourne Cricket Ground by a massive 130 runs.
Gallery - WC 2015 Opening Ceremony
Chetan Narula has been busy covering the opening ceremony of the World Cup 2015, and here are some of the pictures from him.
Waters Named As New 2015 World Cup Chairman
Cricket Australia (CA) and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) have confirmed the appointment of Ralph Waters as the new Chairman of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 local organising committee.
Waters was previously Deputy Chairman to James Strong, who passed away last week.
New Zealand Steamroll Sri Lanka
Corey Anderson blitzed with the bat and Daniel Vettori tightened the screws with the ball as New Zealand steamrolled a hapless Sri Lankan side in the tournament opener at Christchurch.
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.
Proteas Name Preliminary WC Squad
South Africa have named a 30-man preliminary squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015, which gets underway in Australia and New Zealand in February.
Zimbabwe Appoint Whatmore
Zimbabwe has obtained the services of Dav Whatmore as their coach with the Sri Lanka born Australian accepting the initial contract till the World Cup 2015, early next year.
'Stokes Could’ve Won You The WC'
Former England captain Paul Collingwood has criticized the England and Wales Cricket Board for their decision to leave all-rounder Ben Stokes out of their World Cup squad.
Scotland Fall One Run Short
Scotland went down to an agonising one-run defeat to a New Zealand XI packed with internationals at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln.
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.
New Zealand Edge Past Scotland
Kane Williamson top scored for New Zealand as they made heavy weather of a low total, eventually winning by three wickets chasing down 142 against Scotland in their World Cup Pool A game in Dunedin.
A World Cup Squad Of Absentees
Prithivijit Roy picks out a 15-man squad for the World Cup, but this is a team with a difference - none of the players included are actually in Australia or New Zealand.
Australia Thump England
Aaron Finch scored a breathtaking century and Mitchell Marsh opened his World Cup account with a five-wicket haul, as Australia thumped England by 111 runs to kick start their campaign.
ICC Suspends Mashrafe Mortaza
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza for one One-Day International game following his side's poor over-rate during the quarter-final clash against India in Melbourne.
Pakistan Can Create History - Moin
Former captain and the present chief selector of Pakistan, Moin Khan has backed his team to create history against arch-rivals India in their World Cup opener on Sunday.
ICC Announces Officials For Semis
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday has confirmed the match officials for the World Cup semi-finals scheduled on 24th and 26th of March.
Misbah To Retire From ODIs
Misbah-ul-Haq has confirmed he will retire from One-Day International cricket following the Cricket World Cup 2015 but continue to lead the side in Tests.
AB De Villiers Blitz Burns WIndies
It was records galore as AB de Villiers smashed the fastest 150 in One-Day International history as South Africa thumped West Indies by 257 runs in Sydney, the fifth biggest margin of victory in ODIs.
Operating in Self-Destruct Mode
West Indies sent a ripple across the cricketing world when Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard, probably two of the three most feared West Indian batsmen around the world, were omitted from the World Cup squad.
Stewart Backs England To Rise Again
Former England wicket-keeper Alec Stewart has backed his team to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup despite their below par performance in the tournament so far.
Colingwood To Rejoin Scotland
Former England captain Paul Collingwood will rejoin Scotland and work as part of their coaching staff during next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Woakes, Ali To Miss Final WC Game
England are set to miss the services of all-rounder Chris Woakes and opening batsman Moeen Ali for their side's inconsequential World Cup match against Afghanistan on Friday.
Preston Mommsen To Lead Scotland
Preston Mommsen will captain Scotland during next year's World Cup with former captain Kyle Coetzer as his deputy, Cricket Scotland have confirmed.
Zimbabwe Coach Mangongo Sacked
Stephen Mangongo has been sacked as head coach of Zimbabwe just eight weeks before the Cricket World Cup 2015 and less than five months after he was appointed.
Your Favourite Ted Meets Your Favourite Teams
Umpire Ted makes a visit to the Indian and South African dressing room ahead of their World Cup encounter on Sunday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. And here is what the players got to say...
New Zealand, Rebuilding Dark Horses
An inspirational skipper, a rookie already considered one of the best next-gen batsmen in the world, a team that always punches above its weight - Krish Sripadi analyses New Zealand's recent progress.
Hot Spot - World Cup Final Review
John Pennington in the UK and Chetan Narula in Melbourne link up to review the final of the Cricket World Cup 2015, where Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets to become five-time champions.
Anamul Ruled Out Of World Cup
Bangladesh’s World Cup campaign suffered a serious blow as opening batsman Anamul Haque, who sustained a shoulder injury in the game against Scotland on Thursday, has been ruled out of the tournament.
Younis Khan Denies ODI Retirement
Pakistan batsman Younis Khan has denied reports of his retirement from One-Day Internationals after the 2015 World Cup following his poor performance in the showpiece event.
Mercurial Pakistan Beat Jittery SA
Pakistan gave a glimpse of their mercurial nature at Eden Park, Auckland, to win their third successive World Cup game, toppling South Africa by 29 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method in a thriller.
ICC Confirms World Cup Warm-Ups
The schedule of warm-up matches that will be played ahead of next year's World Cup has been confirmed by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Ireland Unchanged For World Cup
Ireland have confirmed that the same 15 players heading to the United Arab Emirates to play in a One-Day International tri-series will form their squad for the Cricket World Cup.
McCullum Unfazed About Send-Offs
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum seemed unaffected by the talk regarding the verbal send-offs given to his team’s batsmen by Australian players during the World Cup final on Sunday.
Guptill Double-Ton Creates History
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.
Butcher Expects Grim England Season
Former England batsman Mark Butcher expects the first-round exit from the 2015 World Cup as the beginning of what he feels would be an awful season ahead for his team.
Clarke To Quit ODIs After WC Final
Australian captain Michael Clarke has announced that the World Cup final against New Zealand on Sunday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground will be his last One-Day International game.
Sangakkara Firm On ODI Retirement
Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara has maintained that he has no plans to reverse his retirement decision after his side’s quarter-final loss to South Africa in Sydney on Wednesday.
McCullum Reflects On Glorious WC
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum appeared a proud man after the World Cup final despite his side's seven-wicket loss to Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
India Steam-Roll Bangladesh To Enter Semis
India secured their seventh win on the trot by steamrolling Bangladesh by 109 runs in the second quarter-final of the 2015 World Cup in Melbourne.
Haq Expelled From World Cup Squad
Scotland off-spinner Majid Haq has been removed from the World Cup squad for posting a tweet with racial undertone after being axed for his side’s Pool A match against Sri Lanka in Hobart on Wednesday.
Rahat Replaces Junaid In WC Squad
The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced that left-arm pacer Rahat Ali will replace Junaid Khan in Pakistan's World Cup squad.
Lloyd Defends World Cup Selection
West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Chairman of Selectors Clive Lloyd has defended his panel's decision to leave all-rounders Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard out of the Cricket World Cup 2015 squad.
Five Newcomers In WIndies Squad
The West Indies have named five uncapped players in their 30-man preliminary World Cup squad as well as including spinner Sunil Narine, whose bowling action remains under scrutiny.
Damien Fleming Opens Up On The 2015 WC
Cricket World's Chetan Narula caught up with former Australian fast bowler (and 1999 World Cup winner) Damien Fleming to preview this weekend's crucial Australia v New Zealand clash.
Ireland To Tour Australia, NZ
Ireland will tour Australia and New Zealand to play a series of one-day games in September and October as preparation for the 2015 World Cup.
Tough Ask For India In SF - Dawes
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.
Pakistan Beat Ireland Emphatically
Sarfraz Ahmed showed he belonged yet again with an anchoring unbeaten century as Pakistan win against Ireland by seven wickets at the Adelaide Oval, ending Ireland’s journey in the 2015 World Cup and securing third spot in Pool B.
Need To Keep Improving - McCullum
Brendon McCullum may be happy with the cricket New Zealand are playing as the build-up to next year's World Cup intensifies, but he says there is still room for improvement.
Smart Batting Helped Us - Raina
Indian middle-order batsman Suresh Raina attributed his side’s six-wicket World Cup win over Zimbabwe in Auckland on Saturday to 'smart batting'.
Follow Through - Bangladesh Drub Afghanistan
Not often do you see a team so admired before it has even played a single game in the One-Day International World Cup. At the Manuka Oval in Canberra, on Wednesday, almost everyone was egging them on as history was made.
Cricket Betting: Australia World Cup Favourites
Bookmakers William Hill make Australia the 2/1 favourites to win the Cricket World Cup 2015 after they beat England, who they make 8/1, to win the One-Day International tri-series in Perth.
NZ To Play Same Team For WC Final
New Zealand team management have decided to field an unchanged line-up for the side's World Cup final in Melbourne on Sunday against Australia.
It Has Been Amazing Tournament - Starc
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc was named the player of the tournament in the World Cup 2015 as he guided his team to a seven-wicket win in the finals defeating New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Dhoni Steers India To Beat Windies
Lacklustre batting and bizarre bowling tactics by West Indies towards the end followed by a characteristic MS Dhoni chase at the WACA allowed India to extend their World Cup winning streak to eight, in a reasonably tight match.
Top Five Innings From Associate Nations
The associate teams are playing exceptionally well at this World Cup, without conceding a single one-sided match so far. In fact, the Ireland-United Arab Emirates and Scotland-Afghanistan fixtures were both the closest thrillers at this World Cup.
Taylor Backs Associate Nations In The World Cup
England and Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor has expressed his backing for the participation of associate nations in the World Cup.
A New Look Team Under A New Skipper
For a very long time, few would have considered England to be World Cup dark horses. Conservative, defensive and unimaginative were qualities attributed to the English side. Losing their best short-format player to controversies and fallouts didn’t help either. Yet, somewhere in the last few months, sanity prevailed and so did the resurrection.
England Beat Scotland Convincingly
Moeen Ali stroked a majestic century as England crushed Scotland at Christchurch by 119 runs, their seventh World Cup win by a margin of more than 100 runs setting themselves back on the road to redemption in this World Cup.
Sri Lanka Thump Sloppy Bangladesh
Sri Lanka finally showed the class that took them to the previous two World Cup finals, thumping Bangladesh by 92 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), on the back of centuries from Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara.
Your Reaction To England's World Cup Exit
England and Bangladesh went down to the wire, with Bangladesh holding on to advance, leaving England and their fans to wonder what went wrong. I put it to our Twitter followers to come up with their thoughts on the situation, using three words or less.
New Heights for Trans-Tasman Rivalry
Former Australia and New Zealand internationals marked 100 days to go until the 2015 World Cup by playing an early-morning game of cricket atop Auckland's iconic Harbour Bridge.
Clinical India Beat UAE In Style
Ravichandran Ashwin got his first four-wicket haul as India displayed a near-perfect performance on the bouncy, fast wicket at Perth to beat the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets, India’s second biggest margin of victory in terms of balls remaining.
Sri Lanka Turn To Penney, Snape
Sri Lanka have added experienced coaches Trevor Penney and Jeremy Snape to their team to help them build up to the Cricket World Cup 2015.
Morgan Stays Positive Despite Defeat
England captain Eoin Morgan is staying positive despite his side slumping to a 111-run defeat in their opening match of the Cricket World Cup 2015 to Australia in Melbourne.
Scotland Fined For Slow Over-Rate
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday fined Scotland for maintaining a slow over-rate during their closely contested World Cup Pool A clash against Afghanistan in Dunedin.
Gayle Storm Derails Zimbabwe Spirit
Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels rewrote the record books in Canberra against a Zimbabwe team that didn’t lose for the sixth consecutive time to West Indies at World Cups without a spirited fightback.
ICC Admits Umpiring Error
Following the Australia-England World Cup encounter, the International Cricket Council has admitted that James Anderson was dismissed due to an error by the umpires which left James Taylor stranded on 98.
UAE Impress, But Zimbabwe Get Win
Spurred by belief and guided by a cool head in Sean Williams, Zimbabwe chased down an impressive 285 at Nelson, winning by four wickets, against a spirited United Arab Emirates team.
Bailey, Anderson Preview WC Game
Listen as Australian captain, George Bailey and England fast bowler, James Anderson offer their thoughts ahead of the their World Cup clash in Melbourne on Saturday.
Week In Review - Pools Begin To Take Shape
The second week of action in the 2015 One-Day International World Cup saw a continuation of the thrilling action from the first seven days.
'Pakistan Will Come Out Guns Blazing'
South African fast bowler Dale Steyn expects Pakistan to come at full throttle against them when the two teams meet in Auckland on Saturday in their World Cup Pool B encounter.
Knew Anderson Was Not Out - Maxwell
Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, who was responsible for the controversial run out of England’s James Anderson on Saturday, confessed that the Australian team knew it was a dead ball.
Farokh Engineer: Final Will Be A Humdinger
The two best teams in the competition have made it through to the final but only a brave man or a daft man would pick a winner between the two, reckons Farokh Engineer.
Hazlewood Likely To Play WC Final
Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood is expected to take the field for his side’s World Cup final against New Zealand in Melbourne on Sunday.
England Too Strong For Afghanistan
Ian Bell stroked a fluent half-century as England defeated Afghanistan easily by nine wickets in a rain-curtailed game at the Sydney Cricket Ground to finish their disastrous World Cup campaign on a decent note.
South Africa Thump Sri Lanka In QF
South Africa gave Sri Lanka a taste of their own medicine as spinners, JP Duminy and Imran Tahir picked seven wickets between them at the Sydney Cricket Ground to ensure South Africa won its first knock-out game at the World Cup.
Another Big Win For South Africa
AB de Villiers narrowly missed a century as South Africa produced a complete batting display to comprehensively beat UAE in their World Cup encounter by 146 runs in Wellington, securing the second spot in Pool B.
Al-Amin Hossain To Be Sent Home
Bangladesh pacer Al-Amin Hossain will be sent home from the World Cup after being found guilty of breaking the team curfew by the ICC Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU).
Follow Through - World Cup - Quarter-Finals Preview
As we head into the quarter-finals of the 2015 World Cup, Chetan Narula previews the matches that are lined-up.
Ireland Wrap Up Low-Scoring Win
Andy Balbirnie remained unbeaten on 63 to see Ireland home in a low scoring chase against Bangladesh during their final World Cup warm-up game at Blacktown Olympic Park Oval, Sydney.
Follow Through - India 6-0 Pakistan
The biggest match of the 2015 One-Day International World Cup is done and dusted. There are 43 more days to go yet, and quite possibly neither of the teams competing today will be there at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the final on 29th March.
DRS To Be Part Of World Cup 2015
International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the Decision Review System (DRS) will be a part of Cricket World Cup 2015.
Relieved Morgan Pleased With Win
England captain, Eoin Morgan is a relieved man after his side registered their first win in the 2015 World Cup, defeating Scotland by 119 runs in Christchurch on Monday.
Andre Russell Echoes Positive Vibes
After a convincing 150 run win against Pakistan in their Pool-B World Cup game on Saturday, man-of-the-match winner Andre Russell, echoed positive signs from the dressing room.
India Struggle With Ishant Injury
India's World Cup crusade has taken a major jolt as pace spearhead, Ishant Sharma's participation in the tournament has become uncertain after failing to recover from a knee injury.
Bangladesh Start On Winning Note
An all-round performance from Shakib Al Hasan and a blazing half-century from Mushfiqur Rahim helped Bangladesh overcome initial lethargy to beat Afghanistan by 105 runs in their opening encounter in Canberra.
SL Chase 309 Easily Against England
Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne stroked sublime centuries as Sri Lanka made England’s 309 look pedestrian, chasing it down with 16 balls to spare to win their World Cup clash by nine wickets in Wellington.
Battle Of The Bubbles: Eng v NZL
England and New Zealand meet in a World Cup clash in Wellington on Friday 20th February and on the eve of the game, an alternative match - the battle of the bubbles - will also be taking place.
Sri Lanka Scrape Past Afghanistan
Mahela Jayawardene's temperament and Thisara Perera's hitting strength spared Sri Lanka's blushes as they just scraped past Afghanistan by four wickets in their World Cup Pool A game in Dunedin.
AB De Villiers Is The Best - Misbah
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq heaped praise on South Africa's AB de Villiers, who is on a spree of record breaking knocks, ahead of their crucial World Cup encounter in Auckland on Saturday.
Apt Time To Beat Australia - Kohli
Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli opines that his side’s World Cup semi-final clash on Thursday in Sydney will be the ideal opportunity to defeat Australia and make a resounding statement in the tournament.
Hafeez To Test Bowling Action
Pakistan's spin bowling all-rounder, Mohammad Hafeez has flown to India in a hope to get his bowling action cleared before 2015 World Cup.
Scotland Razed by Sri Lanka Batting
Almost done to the perfect script Kumar Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan scored centuries again as Sri Lanka continued to peak at the right time defeating Scotland in their World Cup Pool A game at Bellerive Oval by 148 runs.
Ireland Chase 300 At WC, Again!
Paul Stirling, Ed Joyce and Niall O’Brien compiled fine innings as Ireland chased down 304 against West Indies at Saxton Oval, winning their World Cup Pool B match by four wickets.
No Excuses For WC Exit - Moeen Ali
England opening batsman Moeen Ali expressed his disappointment over his team's 15-run defeat to Bangladesh in the World Cup on Monday terming it as the "lowest point of his career".
Afghanistan Pip Scotland
Afghanistan's World Cup fairytale continued as they clinched a nail-biting one-wicket win in the last over against Scotland in Dunedin on the back of Samiullah Shenwari's spectacular batting.
Raging Australia Pummel Afghanistan
David Warner scored a smashing daddy hundred as Australia put up an intimidating batting performance to defeat Afghanistan by a mammoth 275 runs at WACA, Perth, the biggest margin of victory in World Cup matches.
Cusack Returns To Ireland Squad
Ireland have named an 18-man squad which will tour Australia and New Zealand as part of their preparation for next year's Cricket World Cup.
England Name Preliminary Squad
England have named their 30-man preliminary squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015, which begins in Australia and New Zealand in February.
Mohit Aware Of End Overs Challenge
Indian fast bowler Mohit Sharma reckons that the real challenge for his side’s bowlers in the World Cup will come during the end overs of a high pressure match.
ICC To Aid Vanuatu Victims Via WC
The International Cricket Council (ICC) in a significant move has decided to extend its support to the victims of the tragedy that occurred in the island of Vanuatu through United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) who are one of the official charity partners of the 2015 World Cup.
Ireland Bolster Coaching Staff
Carl Hopkinson and Matthew Mott will head to Australia and New Zealand as part of Ireland's coaching team as they continue their preparations for next year's Cricket World Cup.
Confident Clarke Denies Distractions
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.
Can Proteas Address These Critical Flaws?
Allegations of choking have in many ways only serve as a vehicle to masking a series of altogether more obvious problems for South Africa, argues Matt Carter.
Ponting Questions Watson's Omission
Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting sounded critical of the team management’s decision to drop out-of-form all-rounder Shane Watson for the World Cup game against Afghanistan on Wednesday.
One Year To Go Until 2015 World Cup
Watch as Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott talks about his country co-hosting the 2015 World Cup, which begins in one year's time, with New Zealand.
Kamal Quits As ICC President
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday has confirmed the resignation of its president Mustafa Kamal following his accusation on the body of acting unlawfully.
Sarfraz Denies Dispute With Waqar
Pakistan wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed, who played an important role in his team's World Cup victory over South Africa on Saturday, has shrugged off reported differences with head coach Waqar Younis.
It's In Our Own Hands - Porterfield
Ireland captain William Porterfield sounded upbeat about his team’s chances of booking a berth in the quarterfinals of the World Cup after their thrilling five-run win over Zimbabwe in Hobart on Saturday.
Follow Through - Australia Brush Aside India
India's reign as One-Day International champions came to an end in Sydney when Australia beat them by 95 runs in the second semi-final of the 2015 ODI World Cup.
Shami Declared Fit For WI Clash
Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami has recovered from his knee injury and will be available for selection ahead of his side’s clash against West Indies on Friday in Perth.
Faulkner Eyes Australia Return
Australia's World Cup campaign has received a huge boost as all-rounder James Faulkner has recovered from a side strain and is available for selection against Afghanistan on Wednesday in Perth.
Tendulkar Backs Kohli To Fire In WC
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, has backed India's vice-captain Virat Kohli to dominate in the World Cup which kicks-off on Saturday.
Clarke Ends ODIs With WC Glory
Michael Clarke got a befitting end to his One-Day International career as he led the Australian team to a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in the World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Team Balance Vital In WC - Doull
Cricket World’s Chetan Narula managed to catch up with former New Zealand pacer Simon Doull who is now a part of the television commentary team for the 2015 World Cup.
Prasanna To Cover For Herath
Sri Lankan leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna is all set to fly to Australia as a World Cup standby for left-arm spinner Rangana Herath, who sustained a finger injury during the clash against England on Sunday.
Could Pakistan Spring A World Cup Surprise?
Despite their build-up being rocked by suspensions and injuries, Jibran Khan Niazi believes Pakistan might just surprise a few people at the 2015 Cricket World Cup.
Chandimal Ruled Out Of World Cup
Sri Lankan batsman Dinesh Chandimal is set to miss the remainder of the World Cup following a hamstring injury that he sustained during the match against Australia in Sydney on Sunday.
Brave Irish Break Zimbabwe Hearts
Ed Joyce's flamboyant century helped Ireland script another memorable World Cup win edging Zimbabwe out by just five runs at Bellerive Oval in probably the thriller of the tournament so far, letting valiant knocks from Brendan Taylor and Sean Williams go waste.
Lakmal Cops Fine For Beamers
Sri Lankan fast bowler Suranga Lakmal has been fined by the International Cricket Council for bowling two beamers at England’s Jos Buttler during their World Cup Pool A clash on Sunday in Wellington.
Dhoni, Raina Steer India To Win
Suresh Raina scored a crucial century in an unbeaten 196-run partnership with his skipper MS Dhoni as India came back from trouble and showed their batting mettle, to beat Zimbabwe by six wickets at Eden Park in their highest successful chase in World Cups.
Pakistan Fine Unfit Players
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), taking a new approach to getting their players ready for the ICC World Cup 2015, have fined 12 cricketers for failing to achieve the required fitness level as per their contracts.
'Clarke Should Quit ODIs After WC'
Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, felt that skipper Michael Clarke must retire from One-Day Internationals after the 2015 World Cup which kicks-off on Saturday.
West Indies Triumph In Thriller
Richie Berrington and Kyle Coetzer gave West Indies a scare as Scotland nearly chased down a target of 314 in their World Cup warm-up game in Sydney.
Confident Warner Targets WC Final
Australian opening batsman David Warner exuded confidence of performing to his potential in his side's World Cup final against New Zealand in Melbourne on Sunday.
Johnson Is The Leader Of Our Attack - Starc
Despite a splendid performance against New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday, Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc believes it is Mitchell Johnson who is the leader of their bowling attack.
Southee, McCullum Uproot England
England were demolished at Wellington as Tim Southee registered New Zealand’s best One-Day International bowling figures and Brendon McCullum scored the fastest World Cup half-century.
Follow Through - India Complete Turnaround
In the last seven days though, they have now beaten Pakistan in Adelaide and now South Africa by a massive 130 runs in Melbourne today to complete a stunning turnaround. The Men in Blue are now looking good.
ICC Approves Henry's Inclusion
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.
Adam Milne Ruled Out Of World Cup
New Zealand suffered a huge blow ahead of their semi-final encounter against South Africa in Auckland on Tuesday after pacer Adam Milne was ruled out of the World Cup following a heel injury.
KP Backs Morgan For WC Success
Kevin Pietersen has backed newly appointed England ODI skipper Eoin Morgan to have a successful outing in the upcoming cricket World Cup.
Aus Can Handle Pressure - Clarke
Australian captain Michael Clarke is confident of handling the expectation when the tournament co-hosts take on the reigning champions India in the World Cup semi-final in Sydney on Thursday.
I Did My Job - Shenwari
After guiding Afghanistan to their maiden victory in the World Cup, batsman Samiullah Shenwari claimed that he had done his job by scoring a splendid 96.
Follow Through - India's Winning Run Deflates Ireland
India cruised to a comfortable eight-wicket win over Ireland in their fifth Pool B match of the 2015 One-Day International World Cup in Hamilton on Tuesday.
Southee Fit, NZ Unchanged
Tim Southee, who suffered a freak injury during practice, has been declared fit enough for New Zealand to name an unchanged line-up for their World Cup clash against Australia on Saturday.
Rain Plays Spoilsport In Brisbane
Incessant rain due to Cyclones Marcia and Lam, forced the abandonment of the World Cup Pool A clash between Australia and Bangladesh, further delaying Michael Clarke's return from injury.
We Have To Be At Our Best - Sammy
West Indies all-rounder, Darren Sammy believes his team needs to put their best foot forward when they take on the defending champions India on Friday in Perth.
Afghanistan Clinch Thriller
Samiullah Shenwari and Aftab Alam starred with bat and ball as Afghanistan overcome a spirited chase by the United Arab Emirates in a high scoring game in Melbourne.
Holder Slams Reckless Batsmen
West Indies captain Jason Holder came down hard on his team’s batsmen after their four-wicket loss to India during their World Cup encounter on Friday in Perth.
ICC Chairman Lauds 2015 WC
International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan was all praise for the recently concluded 2015 World Cup, terming it as the “most popular in history”.
Need To Do Well Against Big Teams - Woakes
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.
India Are Favourites - Brad Hogg
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.
Charles Replaces Bravo In WC Squad
The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Event Technical Committee on Saturday approved West Indies top-order batsman Johnson Charles as a replacement for injured Darren Bravo in the World Cup squad
World Cup Exit Leaves Moores Dejected
England coach Peter Moores appeared a depressed man at the post-match press conference following his side’s first-round exit from the 2015 World Cup.
Cause For Concern For New Zealand?
As impressive as New Zealand's win over Australia on Saturday evening was, there is an argument that it also served as a vehicle to highlight numerous flaws, argues Matt Carter.
McCullum Upbeat About 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.
Is Size Zero World Cup Really The Way Ahead?
In many ways, the game needs Associate nations as much as they need the game. Yet, the ICC is behaving like a ring leader that only allows the lions and the elephants, the horses and the tigers writes Krish Sripada.
Chappell-Hadlee Trophy Returns
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.
Ireland Stunned By SA Onslaught
Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis cracked excellent tons as South Africa became the first team to post two consecutive totals of 400 in a World Cup, defeating Ireland by 201 runs in Canberra.
Clarke Wary Of Pakistan Challenge
Australian captain Michael Clarke expects his side to have a tough match against Pakistan when the two sides battle it out in the World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.
Flexing Bowling Rules & ICC's Crackdown
It is funny how times change, how priorities shift, how committees collapse and then new committees arise with a new agenda, a new mission statement, a new goal.
Prasad Ruled Out Of World Cup
Sri Lanka's World Cup preparations have been dealt a major blow as fast bowler Dhammika Prasad has been ruled out of the upcoming tournament with a fractured hand.
Chasing A Worry For SA - Smith
Former cricket captain Graeme Smith expressed concerns over South Africa’s inability to consistently chase down targets after their World Cup defeat to Pakistan in Auckland.
Dhoni Pleased With Bowling Effort
Indian captain MS Dhoni was full of praise for his bowlers after a convincing eight-wicket win over Ireland in their World Cup Pool B game in Hamilton on Tuesday.
WIndies Register Big Win Over UAE
Jason Holder picked four wickets as West Indies overcame a lower order resistance from UAE to eventually thump them by six wickets in their World Cup encounter at McLean Park in what was a must-win game for them.
Injured Shami Out Of UAE Game
Indian fast bowler Mohammad Shami will miss Saturday's World Cup match against the United Arab Emirates in Perth after suffering a knee injury.
Junaid Khan Out Of World Cup
Pakistan's World Cup campaign will begin without their frontline pace bowler, Junaid Khan, as he has been ruled out of the tournament after failing a fitness test on Monday.
Elliott Numb After Historic Win
New Zealand batsman Grant Elliott expressed a feeling of numbness after leading his side to a historic four-wicket win against South Africa at Eden Park in the World Cup semi-final.
NZ Win Thriller Despite Starc Show
Brendon McCullum pummeled the third fastest World Cup half-century, while calm and composed Kane Williamson survived a Mitchell Starc storm as New Zealand held their nerve to post a one-wicket against Australia at Auckland.
Maynard To Assist Scotland
Newly-appointed Somerset coach Matt Maynard will link up with Scotland and provide specialist coaching support as part of their 2015 Cricket World Cup preparations.
Clarke Heaps Praises On Dhoni
Australian captain Michael Clarke was all praise for his Indian counterpart MS Dhoni ahead of their World Cup semi-final on Thursday terming the latter as the reason behind the defending champion’s resurgence in the tournament.
Miller Replaces Narine In WC Squad
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) selection panel has announced left-arm spinner Nikita Miller as a replacement for Sunil Narine in West Indies World Cup squad.
Constant Travelling Worries Misbah
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hopes that the constant travelling between matches will not affect his team's performances ahead of his side’s clash against the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
Follow Through - Lessons For England
Australia made good on their promise of favourites as they beat England by 111 runs in their opening match of pool A of the 2015 ODI World Cup in Melbourne.
South Africa Overcome Zimbabwe
David Miller and JP Duminy knocked stunning centuries to make sure South Africa had enough on board to hold off a very spirited Zimbabwe team in their first World Cup fixture.
Michael Clarke Slams Poor Batting
Australian captain Michael Clarke slammed his side’s poor batting after their one-wicket defeat to New Zealand in Auckland in a tense finish on Saturday.
Chigumbura To Miss Ireland Game
Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura, who sustained a thigh injury during the match against Pakistan, has been ruled out of his side’s crucial encounter against Ireland on Saturday.
Willis Calls For England Revamp
Former England pace legend Bob Willis has called for a total revamp of the national side in the aftermath of their disastrous World Cup campaign.
Player Of The Week - Glenn Maxwell
For scoring a blistering maiden One-Day International century taking Australia to a 64-run World Cup victory against Sri Lanka in Sydney, Glenn Maxwell is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
Follow Through - AUS and NZ - Equally Matched
This Pool A encounter was deemed the final before the final, as when the 2015 One-Day International World Cup started, many expected Australia and New Zealand to contest for the trophy.
McCullum Firm On Aggressive Tactics
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is backing his team to continue their aggressive approach on playing field when they take on West Indies in the World Cup quarter-final in Wellington on Saturday.
Confident Holder Hails AB de Villiers
West Indies captain Jason Holder lavished praise on AB de Villiers but insisted that his team weren't on the backfoot despite the heavy defeat to South Africa on Friday.
Misbah Retained As Captain
Pakistan’s newly appointed cricket chief Shaharyar Khan has shown confidence in his under-fire skipper Misbah-ul-Haq, confirming he will continue to serve as a captain until the 2015 World Cup.
Herath Likely To Play In QF
Sri Lanka's left-arm-spinner Rangana Herath is likely to be fit for the World Cup quarter-final game against South Africa on Wednesday having recovered from a finger injury.
Pressure Won't Faze Henry - Fulton
Canterbury captain Peter Fulton dismissed speculations that teammate Matt Henry will be under pressure during New Zealand’s World Cup semi-final against South Africa in Auckland on Tuesday.
Bookies Set For Record-Breaking World Cup
Bookmakers William Hill are braced for what they say will be a record-breaking World Cup with up to £20 million being wagered during the tournament.
Ajmal Not Vital For WC - Miandad
Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad is confident of Pakistan's chances at the ICC 2015 World Cup even without their ace spinner Saeed Ajmal, who has been suspended from bowling.
England Need A Break - Collingwood
Former captain Paul Collingwood reckons that England players need to be given a break to recover from their disastrous World Cup campaign.
Broad Slams Timing Of KP Debate
England pacer Stuart Broad reckons that restarting the debate on former teammate Kevin Pietersen is a distraction to his team as they prepare for their upcoming World Cup matches.
Kevin O'Brien Fined For Dissent
Ireland all-rounder, Kevin O'Brien has been fined 30 percent of his match fees for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during his side's two-wicket win over United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
We Want To Do Better - Whatmore
Zimbabwe coach, Dav Whatmore admitted that his players are frustrated with failure and will be looking to perform better in the upcoming World Cup.
Porterfield Lauds Associate Teams
Ireland captain William Porterfield whose side is still in the race for a quarter-final berth in the World Cup hailed the performances of the Associate nations in the tournament.
Mommsen Rues Lack Of Experience
Scotland captain Preston Mommsen reckons that a lack of experience played a part in his side's six-wicket defeat to Bangladesh in the World Cup Pool A clash in Nelson on Thursday
Advantage for New Zealand - Fleming
Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming feels that the one-wicket win over Australia on Saturday in Auckland has given his side a psychological advantage for the rest of the World Cup.
Nervy Ireland Beat UAE In Thriller
It took two sparkling innings of the highest class by Gary Wilson and Kevin O’Brien for Ireland to just make it over the line by two wickets against a spirited United Arab Emirates, in front of a noisy crowd in Brisbane.
Hussey To Help South Africa At WC
Cricket Australia today confirmed that former Australian batsman, Michael Hussey will work with the South African team in a consultancy role during the upcoming World Cup.
Masakadza Ton Confounds Sri Lanka
Zimbabwe powered by an unbeaten century from Hamilton Masakadza stunned Sri Lanka with a seven-wicket win in their warm-up game in Lincoln.
Almost Perfect Says Tim Southee
Reflecting on an amazing win against England in the World Cup Pool-A game, man-of-the-match Tim Southee hailed the performance of his team as “almost perfect”.
Dhoni Credits Bowlers For Win
Indian captain MS Dhoni hailed his team's bowlers for setting up the four-wicket win over West Indies in Perth as India continued their unbeaten streak in the 2015 World Cup.
AB de Villiers Plays Down WC Hype
South Africa might be one of the favourites to win the upcoming World Cup but their skipper, AB de Villiers has played down the expectations going into the mega event.
Hesson Upbeat Ahead Of Semi-Final
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson is expecting "a heck of a show" when his side takes on South Africa in the World Cup semi-final in Auckland on Tuesday.
Morgan Needs More Time - Kallis
Former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis has come out in support of Eoin Morgan, stating that it is unfair to judge the England captain in such a short span of time.
'We Won't Take Ireland Lightly'
West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman, Denesh Ramdin has quoted his team has no intentions of treating Ireland as a lesser opponent as the two teams take on each other in their first World Cup fixture on Monday at Saxton Oval.
Finch Aware Of McCullum Threat
Australian opening batsman, Aaron Finch, said on Monday that he is aware of the possible threat from Brendon McCullum when his side lock horns with New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday.
Not Dependent On Malinga - Mathews
Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has shrugged off the perception that his team’s bowling attack was heavily dependent on Lasith Malinga.
Maxwell Wants Quick Pitch At SCG
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.
Ireland Hit By Double Injury Blow
Ahead of their upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand, Ireland have been hit with the news that both pace bowler Max Sorenson and batsman Paul Stirling are struggling with injuries.
Week In Review - Off The Blocks
With a fixture-list drawn to please television schedules, the 2015 One-Day International World Cup got off to a quick start in its first week of competition.
NZ Expecting Heat Against AUS
New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson is a expecting some heat from the Australian cricket team when they meet their Trans-Tasman neighbors at home for the first time in almost five years.
Injured Bravo To Miss Two Games
West Indies batsman Darren Bravo, is set to miss two World Cup matches due to the hamstring injury that forced him to retire hurt during his side's comprehensive win over Pakistan.
Tough To Leave Out Watson - Clarke
Australian captain Michael Clarke conceded that the decision to drop Shane Watson for the World Cup match against Afghanistan was a tough one for the selectors.
Chris Gayle Likely For QF - Sammy
West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy has claimed that explosive opening batsman Chris Gayle who is struggling with a sore back will be a probable starter for their World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday.
Mathews, Mortaza Preview Sri Lanka-Bangladesh
Listen as Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews and Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza share their thoughts ahead of their World Cup encounter at Melbourne on Thursday.
Clinical India Thump Afghanistan
Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane played dazzling innings as India thumped Afghanistan by 153 runs in a clinical display of batting and bowling on a flat wicket in a World Cup warm-up match.
Narine out of West Indies WC Squad
As a big blow to the West Indies chances at the World Cup, their ace spinner, Sunil Narine has been withdrawn from the 15-man squad by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
Lloyd Backs West Indies To Bounce Back
West Indies batting great Clive Lloyd expressed confidence on his team’s ability to bounce back ahead of their league match against India on Friday in Perth.
Holder Hopeful Of Gayle’s Return
West Indies captain Jason Holder sounded hopeful of explosive opening batsman Chris Gayle’s return to his side’s line-up for the World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday.
Clarke Has Our Support - Johnson
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson says that captain Michael Clarke, who is set to return to the team after a hamstring injury, has the full support of the players.
A Very Enjoyable Knock - AB De Villiers
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.
Follow Through - Sri Lanka Outclass England
After a comprehensive nine-wicket loss to Sri Lanka in Wellington on Sunday, England now need to beat Bangladesh and Afghanistan to qualify for the quarterfinals.
Farbrace Fears More Humiliation
England assistant coach Paul Farbrace dreaded another defeat ahead of his side’s inconsequential World Cup match against Afghanistan in Sydney on Friday.
Dale Steyn Down With Flu
South Africa fast bowler, Dale Steyn had missed the training on Wednesday due to flu, but is expected to be fit for the World Cup encounter against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday.
Benn Confident Of West Indies Fightback
West Indies spinner Sulieman Benn, after missing his side's World Cup opener against Ireland, exuded confidence in his team to stage a fightback in their upcoming group match against Pakistan on Saturday.
Broad & Prior Undergo Surgery
England fast bowler Stuart Broad (knee) and wicket-keeper Matthew Prior (achilles tendon) have undergone successful operations.
SA Win Doesn't Worry Us - Elliott
New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott has stated that his side isn’t bothered about South Africa’s emphatic win over Sri Lanka in the World Cup quarter-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday.
England Not Good Enough - Strauss
Former England captain Andrew Strauss minced no words after his side's shocking first-round exit from the 2015 World Cup stating that they just weren't good enough.
Clarke Ruled Out Of England Clash
Australia coach Darren Lehmann has confirmed that skipper Michael Clarke will be missing the World Cup opener against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday.
NZ Beat Fierce Bangladesh Narrowly
Martin Guptill produced an elegant century under pressure to help New Zealand pull off their highest World Cup run chase in a nail-biting finish as they beat Bangladesh by three wickets in Hamilton to make it six out of six in the group stage.
Bopara Slams England’s ODI Tactics
England all-rounder Ravi Bopara blamed his side’s poor strategies in the 50-over format for their first-round exit from the 2015 World Cup.
No Ryder In New Zealand Squad
All-rounder Jesse Ryder was a notable omission from New Zealand's 30-man preliminary squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015, which they co-host with Australia.
Follow Through - Pakistan Punch Above Their Weight
Pakistan completed a rousing 30-run win over South Africa in their Pool B match in Auckland on Saturday, taking control of their destiny in qualifying for the quarter-finals of the 2015 One-Day International World Cup.
Captain Runs The Ship - Smith
Steve Smith shrugged off the criticism made by Shane Warne that Australian coach Darren Lehmann was overstepping his role in the team.
Misbah Guides Pakistan To Victory
Misbah-ul-Haq played another characteristic composed innings to see Pakistan through a tricky chase against England with support from Umar Akmal in the warm-up game at Sydney.
Could Have Played The WC - Hafeez
Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who was ruled out of the World Cup following an ankle injury, stated that he could have regained his fitness in time for the tournament.
Gayle Slams Double Hundred
Flamboyant opening batsman Chris Gayle became the fourth batsman in the history of One-Day Internationals to score a double century in his breathtaking return to form against Zimbabwe in the World Cup.
Hesson Wary Of WIndies Threat
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson feels that West Indies’ unpredictable nature will prove a challenge for his team when the two sides clash in the World Cup quarter-final on Saturday in Wellington.
West Indies Have The Momentum - Holder
West Indies captain Jason Holder says he and his team are confident ahead of playing South Africa during their World Cup fixture on Friday in Sydney despite losing 4-1 to the Proteas recently.
'England's Defeat Was Embarrassing'
Former captain, Graham Gooch described England’s 111-run defeat to Australia in the World Cup opener on Saturday as “embarrassing”.
Bell, Collingwood Preview England-Scotland Game
Listen as England batsman, Ian Bell and Scotland coach, Paul Collingwood share their views on their World Cup encounter to be played on Monday at Christchurch.
Clarke Set For Hamstring Surgery
Cricket Australia have confirmed that Michael Clarke will undergo surgery on his right hamstring tomorrow (16th December).
Brad Haddin Hints ODI Retirement
Wicketkeeper batsman, Brad Haddin, who was a part of Australia's 2007 and 2011 World Cup campaign hinted a possible retirement from the 50-over format very soon.
Herath To Miss Rest Of World Cup
Sri Lanka suffered a massive blow ahead of their World Cup quarter-final clash against South Africa as ace spinner Rangana Herath has been ruled out of the tournament due to a finger injury.
Lehmann Assured About The World Cup
Australian coach Darren Lehmann, who spoke at a press conference recently was confident about his side’s preparations ahead of the World Cup.
SL Blame Fitness For WC Failure
Sri Lankan cricket authorities cited the fitness issues of their key players as the reason behind their side’s World Cup campaign that ended with a defeat in the quarter-finals.
Vettori Joins Elite Club
New Zealand left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori became a part of the elite 300-wicket club of One-Day International bowlers during his side’s World Cup match against Afghanistan in Napier on Sunday.
Gayle Dismisses Retirement Rumours
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.
We Need To Play Different - Moores
England cricket coach, Peter Moores says his team will play in a "different style" when they face Scotland in their next World Cup fixture on Monday in Christchurch.
Stop Dreaming England - Johnson
Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has asked England skipper Eoin Morgan to stop dreaming about the lack of pressure on his side during their group encounter in the ICC Cricket World Cup.
Lehmann Foresees Run-Fest In SF
Australian coach Darren Lehmann expects his side's World Cup semi-final against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Thursday to be a run-fest.
Faulkner To Miss World Cup Opener
Australian all-rounder James Faulkner is set to undergo intensive treatment on a side strain ruling him out of the opening game against England in the upcoming World Cup.
Follow Through - South Africa Enter Semis
South Africa entered the semi-finals of the 2015 One-Day International World Cup beating Sri Lanka in the first quarter-final in Sydney by nine wickets.
William & Kate Hit Out In New Zealand
Watch as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, better known as Prince William and wife Kate, play cricket in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Mathews, Herath Available For QF
Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews and left-arm spinner Rangana Herath both of whom are suffering from injuries will be available for their side’s World Cup quarter-final next week.
Follow Through - A Rousing Finish To Group Stage
England are out of the 2015 One-Day International World Cup. Bangladesh delivered the knock-out blow, after they lost to Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
It's An Honour To Play For UAE - Tauqir
Playing in the World Cup after a gap of 19 years, the United Arab Emirates will be led by Mohammad Tauqir who proudly stated that it was an honour to represent his country.
Umpire Communications To Be Aired
The International Cricket Council has confirmed that communications between the TV umpire and the on-field umpires for the knockout stages of the World Cup will be available to the host broadcaster Star Sports.
Mommsen To Lead Scotland On Tour
Preston Mommsen will captain Scotland as they play seven games in Australia and New Zealand as part of their preparations for the 2015 World Cup.
Scotland Off To Hobart, Christchurch
Scotland will play four one-day games in Hobart and four in Christchurch as the four qualifiers get the opportunity to experience local conditions ahead of the 2015 World Cup .
We're The Best Team In This WC - AB
Unfazed by his side's mixed World Cup campaign so far, South African captain AB De Villiers termed his side as ‘the best team in the tournament’.
Hard To Change ICC's Mind - Joyce
Following Ireland's impressive World Cup campaign, 'The Slog Sweep', Ireland's weekly cricket show gets in touch with the side's top-order batsman Ed Joyce.
WC Experience Special - Tauqir
United Arab Emirates captain Mohammad Tauqir expressed satisfaction over his side's World Cup campaign following the six-wicket defeat to West Indies in Napier on Sunday.
We Were Outperformed Today - Morgan
England captain, Eoin Morgan admitted that his side were outperformed by a very high quality New Zealand bowling as they crashed into a eight wicket loss at Wellington today.
Sangakkara Firm On ODI Retirement
Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara refuted talks of prolonging his retirement in One-Day Internationals which is imminent after the ongoing 2015 World Cup.
Zimbabwe Vow Relentless Approach
Zimbabwe, who put up a strong fight against South Africa in their World Cup opener, promised an aggressive and relentless approach ahead of their next league match against the United Arab Emirates on Thursday.
ICC Cracks The Whip On Kamal
The International Cricket Council came down hard on its President Mustafa Kamal who had openly criticized umpiring decisions during the India-Bangladesh World Cup quarter-final on Wednesday in Melbourne.
McCullum Wary Of Bangladesh Pacers
New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum expects Bangladesh’s pace attack to pose a challenge for his batsmen when the two sides meet each other in their World Cup match on Friday in Hamilton.
Darren Bravo Ruled Out Of World Cup
West Indies batsman Darren Bravo has been ruled out of the remainder of the 2015 World Cup following the hamstring injury that he sustained during the match against Pakistan at Christchurch.
Tharanga Replaces Injured Mendis
Sri Lankan opening batsman Upul Tharanga, has been named as a replacement for Jeevan Mendis who has been ruled out of the World Cup with a hamstring injury.
Tauqir Wants More Exposure For UAE
United Arab Emirates captain Mohammad Tauqir stressed on the need for more exposure against Test playing nations ahead of his side’s World Cup encounter against South Africa on Thursday.
I Am Gutted - Eoin Morgan
England captain Eoin Morgan expressed his utter disappointment after his team's premature exit from the World Cup following the 15-run defeat against Bangladesh on Monday.
SA Win Inspired Us - Misbah
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has stated that his side’s win over South Africa during the league stage has given the Asian side confidence ahead of their World Cup quarter-final against Australia in Adelaide on Friday.
Australia Make Changes For NZ Clash
Skipper Michael Clarke returns to the team as Australia made two changes to the line-up ahead of their much-awaited World Cup clash against New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday.
Hafeez Slams Pakistan's Tactics
Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who was earlier ruled out of the World Cup with an ankle injury, stated that poor tactics by the team management cost Pakistan their match against India on Sunday.
WC Will Cement ODIs - Richardson
ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has expressed confidence that the upcoming World Cup will cement the place of the 50-over format in future.
Morgan Will Find Form - Ramprakash
Ahead of the crucial encounter against New Zealand on Friday, England’s batting coach, Mark Ramprakash has backed skipper Eoin Morgan to return to form.
Machan, Evans Hammer Ireland
A magnificent century from Matt Machan followed by spectacular bowling from Alasdair Evans helped Scotland secure a resounding 179-run win over Ireland in a World Cup warm-up game at Sydney.
Confidence Not Dented - Porterfield
Ireland captain William Porterfield denied the notion that his side's confidence was dented following the eight-wicket World Cup defeat to the defending champions India in Hamilton on Tuesday.
Ireland Book 2015 World Cup Place
There was high drama in Amstelveen as Ireland booked their place in the 2015 World Cup by earning a tie in their final World Cricket League Championship match against the Netherlands.
Early Wickets Vital - Holder
West Indies captain Jason Holder emphasized on the need to strike early with the new ball against New Zealand when the two sides meet on Saturday for the World Cup quarter-final in Wellington.
Morgan Desperate To Find Form
England captain Eoin Morgan who is suffering from a slump in form, is desperate to be amongst the runs when his side face New Zealand in their World Cup encounter on Friday.
Boycott Slams Listless England
Former opening batsman Geoffrey Boycott claimed that England weren't as good as they thought after they crashed to a eight-wicket loss against New Zealand at Wellington on Friday.
Proud Of Scotland's Performance - Mommsen
Scotland captain Preston Mommsen said on Tuesday that he was impressed with the fight his team showed against New Zealand defending a low-score of 142 in Dunedin during their World Cup fixture.
Shafiqullah Replaces Injured Ashraf
Afghanistan all-rounder Mirwais Ashraf who picked up a side strain in the game against Sri Lanka on Sunday has been replaced by wicket-keeper batsman Shafiqullah Shafiq.
Jamshed Approved As Replacement
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the World Cup has approved the selection of Nasir Jamshed as a replacement for Mohammad Hafeez.
Play Faulkner As Batsman - Marsh
Australian all-rounder James Faulkner, who has been ruled out of the World Cup opener with an abdominal strain, is capable of playing as a specialist batsman according to his state coach, Dan Marsh.
Morgan Upbeat On Taming Australia
Skipper Eoin Morgan, who will be leading England in a World Cup for the first time, backed his team to reverse the trend against Australia in their tournament opener on Saturday.
Sammy Urges His Team To Forget Loss
West Indies all-rounder, Darren Sammy has urged his team to move on quickly from their loss to Ireland at Saxton Oval on Monday.
McCullum Cleared Of Major Injury
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum, who suffered a blow on his forearm during his innings against Australia on Saturday, has been cleared of serious injury and is expected to take the field for his side's next game on Friday.
Follow Through - Guptill Blitz Blows Away WIndies
New Zealand qualified for their third successive World Cup semi-final after beating West Indies by 143 runs in Wellington.
Clarke Foresees India Challenge
Australian captain Michael Clarke expects MS Dhoni's Indian team to give his side a stiff challenge when the two sides compete in the World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground on 26th March.
Team Ahead Of Individuals - Dhoni
On the eve of their must-win game against England, India’s captain, MS Dhoni, says that the batsmen have to sacrifice their batting position for the team if India are to retain their World Cup title.
Lack Of Intent Upsets De Villiers
South African captain AB de Villiers has blamed his side's lack of intent for the 29-run World Cup loss to Pakistan in Auckland on Saturday.
Warner Consults Psychologist For WC
In-form Australian batsman David Warner has said that working with Australia's team psychologist Michael Lloyd has helped him to eliminate the ‘brain snaps’ that he has been facing throughout his career.
Hafeez Out Of World Cup
With less than a week to go before the start of the World Cup, Pakistan have lost the services of Mohammad Hafeez, who has been ruled out following a calf injury.
Afghanistan Make NZ Toil For Win
Spectacular bowling from Daniel Vettori followed by a calm and composed half-century from Martin Guptill helped New Zealand chase down a modest Afghanistan target of 187, winning their World Cup game by six wickets at McLean Park.
Lee Expects Better Pitches In WC
Former Australian fast bowler, Brett Lee has slammed the pitches used in Australia during the summer and hopes the pitches will retain their tradition during the World Cup.
Fantastic Cricket Ahead - Tendulkar
Indian cricketing legend and 2015 World Cup Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar has predicted that the tournament will get even more competitive as it progresses.
Ishant Sharma Likely To Miss WC
According to reports, Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma is almost certain to be ruled out of the upcoming World Cup as he failed to bowl a single delivery during India's practice session in Adelaide on Saturday.
Amla, De Kock Set Up SA Win
In a rain-affected World Cup warm-up game, South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by five wickets in the final over at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.
Hussey Impressed With Indian Team
Former Australian batsman Mike Hussey believes the current Indian team is highly talented and will become a force to be reckoned with in the near future.
Lengthy WC Annoys Lehmann
Australian coach Darren Lehmann expressed his annoyance at the lengthy breaks between his team’s World Cup matches, hinting that the tournament could be trimmed.
Clarke Keen To Push Limits On Field
Australian captain Michael Clarke, who is all set to return from a hamstring injury, revealed that there will not be any restrictions on his fielding position when he returns to the team.
Clarke Set For Australia Return
Australian captain Michael Clarke's comeback from hamstring injury continued as he made another successful appearance for a Cricket Australia XI in a warm-up game against Bangladesh.
Criticism Of Moores Upsets Morgan
England skipper Eoin Morgan says criticism of coach Peter Moores after the side's shocking first-round exit from the 2015 World Cup is "unfair".
Enjoy The World Cup - Steve Waugh
Two-time World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh has recommended that players try to enjoy the experience of playing the World Cup while stressing the importance of being relaxed under pressure.
Will Respect Afghanistan - Hesson
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has stated that his team will give due respect to Afghanistan ahead of their World Cup clash on Sunday in Napier.
Ireland Win No Upset - William Porterfield
Ireland captain William Porterfield doesn't think that his side's four-wicket World Cup Pool B win over the West Indies should be regarded as an upset.
My Sacking Proved Wrong - Cook
England Test captain Alastair Cook has asserted that the selectors' decision to sack him from the One-Day International set-up has backfired on them which led to a disastrous World Cup campaign.
Sutherland Delighted At WC Response
Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland, in an interaction with the media, expressed his joy over the way in which the first weekend of the 2015 World Cup had panned out.
Watson Confident About Comeback
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is confident he will make a comeback to the line-up after being dropped for the World Cup match against Afghanistan on Wednesday due to poor form.
Pressure On Australia - Misbah
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq, whose side is set to face Australia in the quarter-final of the 2015 World Cup, stated that the pressure would be squarely on the tournament co-hosts when the two sides clash on Friday at the Adelaide Oval.
We Will Be Hard To Beat - McCullum
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.
Prasanna To Replace Karunaratne
The International Cricket Council has confirmed the Event Technical Committee’s approval of Sri Lanka’s leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna as a replacement for injured Dimuth Karunaratne for the rest of the World Cup.
We Were Punished - Eoin Morgan
England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that his side were completely outplayed by a dominant Sri Lankan team following the nine-wicket World Cup defeat in Wellington on Sunday.
Misbah Denies Panic In The Squad
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has dismissed talks regarding panic in the squad, but admitted their batting concern need to be addressed ahead of their next World Cup encounter against West Indies on Saturday.
Ready for India Clash - Porterfield
Ireland skipper William Porterfield has stated that his side is ready to battle India on Tuesday when the two teams clash in Hamilton for their World Cup league match.
Philander Ruled Out Of WIndies Game
South African fast bowler Vernon Philander, who injured his hamstring in the game against India will miss the next game against West Indies after the scans revealed a Grade-1 hamstring strain.
Clarke Set To Return From Injury
Australia captain, Michael Clarke will be returning to club cricket this weekend in a bid to prove his fitness for the upcoming World Cup.
Smith Ready To Bat At Any Position
Australian batsman, Steven Smith who has been in phenomenal form said he is ready to bat at any position for his team in the World Cup.
We Won't Choke - AB De Villiers
South African captain AB de Villiers maintained that his team will not crumble under pressure when they face Sri Lanka in their World Cup quarter-final on Wednesday in Sydney.
World Cup 2015 Chairman Strong Passes Away
Chairman of the ICC World Cup 2015 local organising committee (LOC) James Strong has passed away aged 68 in North Sydney, New South Wales.
Strong had been appointed Chairman in August 2011 due to his experience as Chairman of Woolworths Ltd, non-executive director of Qantas Airways Ltd, Chairman of Kathmandu Holdings and a board member of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation.
AB de Villiers Doesn't Mind Chokers Tag
Fresh from South Africa's first victory in a knock-out game of World Cup in Sydney on Wednesday, AB de Villiers conveyed that the ‘chokers tag’ doesn't bother him anymore.
Woakes Wreaks Havoc On WIndies
A fine bowling display from Chris Woakes and solid top-order batting ensured England won their World Cup warm-up game against West Indies in style by nine wickets.
Mathews Wants Positivity From SL
Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews urged his side to come out with a positive attitude when they face South Africa in the World Cup quarter-final on Wednesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Pakistan Edge Ahead In Thriller
A five-wicket haul from Mohammad Irfan and a fighting unbeaten half-century from Sohaib Maqsood, helped Pakistan win a closely contested match against Bangladesh in their World Cup warm-up game in Sydney.
Gayle Has Our Support - Holder
West Indies skipper Jason Holder has backed his premier batsman, Chris Gayle, to fire against Zimbabwe in their World Cup encounter in Canberra on Tuesday.
Rugby World Cup Chief Handed ICC CWC 2015 Role
A key figure in New Zealandâ€™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 yearâ€™s Rugby World Cup, has started work and will be based in Wellington.
Morgan Looks At Positives
England captain Eoin Morgan has urged his side to take inspiration from the positives in previous games ahead of their crucial Pool A World Cup encounter against Bangladesh in Adelaide on Monday.
Finch Shrugs Off Batting Woes
Australian opening batsman Aaron Finch appeared a relaxed man ahead of his side’s World Cup semi-final against India on Thursday despite being short of runs in the tournament.
Must Win Game For Us - AB de Villiers
South African captain AB de Villiers termed his side’s World Cup Pool B clash against the United Arab Emirates in Wellington on Thursday as a “must win game”.
Excited Clarke Ready For Big Clash Against NZ
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.
Brendon McCullum Passed Fit
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum, who sustained a sore forearm during the match against Australia on Saturday, has been declared fit ahead of his side’s clash against Afghanistan on Sunday.
Maxwell, Warner Sink Woeful India
Glenn Maxwell and David Warner pummeled an average Indian bowling line-up to ensure a one-sided Australian win in the first World Cup warm-up game at Adelaide.
West Indies Remain Positive
West Indies are donning a positive outlook ahead of their Pool B clash against Pakistan on Saturday after their loss against Ireland in the opening game.
New Zealand Struggle Before Washout
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.
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.
Scotland Name International Squads For Early 2012
Scotland's squad for their third match in the 2011-13 Intercontinental Cup competition against the UAE has seen young batsmen Ewan Chalmers and Freddie Coleman called up in place of the experienced duo of Kyle Coetzer - who is set to play in the Bangladesh Premier League for the Chittagong Kings - and Josh Davey - who is currently in South Africa with his county Middlesex. Pace bowler Alasdair Evans has also been added to the squad as cover.
Netherlands Win WCL Championship Thriller
Contrasting fifties from Wesley Barresi and Daan van Bunge helped the Netherlands win the second World Cricket League Championship fixture by just one wicket against Namibia. The two points from the win puts the visitors three points clear in the automatic qualification places for the 2015 World Cup, while Namibia can no longer make the top two.
Netherlands Move Closer To 2015 World Cup Place
The Netherlands avenged their ICC Intercontinental Cup defeat to Namibia at the weekend by beating them in the first of two World Cricket League Championship matches in Windhoek.
A century from Namibia's Craig Williams wasn't enough to help them recover from a poor start to their run chase as they were finally bowled out for 237 in pursuit of the visitors' 268 for nine. Timm van der Gugten transferred his form from the first-class fixture into limited-overs cricket and ended with three for 37.
Watson Battling Crunch Time
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, who is struggling for form for more than a year now, has admitted on Wednesday that it was time for him to score some runs.