World Cup

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.
13 March 2013

World Cup 2015 Chairman James 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.
4 March 2013

Cricket Video - Samuels Supreme As West Indies Win ICC WT20 2012 - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back at the final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 in Colombo. A remarkable match was dominated by the performance of West Indian all-rounder Marlon Samuels. He struck a magnificent 78 in 56 balls, including three fours and five sixes to hand his side a winning target, which hardly looked likely as they slumped to 32 for two in the tenth over.
7 October 2012

Cricket Video - Chris Gayle Sixes Smash West Indies Into ICC WT20 2012 Final - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back at the second semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 in Colombo. A flurry of Chris Gayle sixes helped the West Indies reach the final as they beat Australia by 74 runs. Gayle smashed the ball to all parts, aided by Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard and the West Indian bowlers played their part, Ravi Rampaul taking three wickets.
5 October 2012

Cricket Video - ICC Women's World Twenty20 Final Preview - Australia v England - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look ahead to the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Final in Colombo. The two teams met in the group stage when England won, and they are fully deserving of their favourites tag given that they are the only unbeaten team left in the tournament. Both of these teams have tasted victory once before, England winning on home soil in 2009 and Australia beating New Zealand in the Caribbean in 2010.
5 October 2012

Cricket Video - Sri Lanka Reach ICC WT20 2012 Final - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back at the first semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012. The game between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was a repeat of the 2009 final but this time Sri Lanka, in front of their home crowd, beat Pakistan by 16 runs to book their place in Sunday's final and guarantee that there will be a new name on the trophy.
4 October 2012

Cricket Video - ICC World Twenty20 Super Eights Group 2 Review - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back at Group 2 of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 Super Eights. It took until the final stages of the group for Australia and Pakistan's progression to be confirmed as India and South Africa lost out.
4 October 2012

Interview - Mark Butcher On ICC WT20 And England's Performance

Former England and Surrey batsman Mark Butcher gives us his thoughts on the ICC World Twenty20 2012 including his view on England's performance in defending their title and failing to reach the semi-finals. He gives us his overview of the tournament - picking out India's early exit as a surprise, talks about the four teams left and then moves on to analyse what England can take from the tournament, particularly with a bunch of young players showing promise for the future.
3 October 2012

Cricket Video - ICC World Twenty20 Super Eights Group 1 Review - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back at Group 1 of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 Super Eights. Sri Lanka and the West Indies qualified for the semi-finals at the expense of England and New Zealand.
2 October 2012

Cricket Video - ICC World Twenty20 Super Eights Preview - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we discuss the end of the first group stage of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 and look ahead to the Super Eights. Group 1 comprises England, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and West Indies with Group 2 looking a tough one to call as Australia, India, Pakistan and South Africa squaring off for a place in the semi-finals.
26 September 2012

Cricket Video - South Africa Thrash Zimbabwe In ICC World Twenty20 Game Four - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket newsas we discuss day three of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 in Sri Lanka. South Africa were barely tested as they thrashed Zimbabwe by ten wickets, racing to their target with more than seven overs to spare.
20 September 2012

Cricket Video - ICC World Twenty20 Wins For Australia & India - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we discuss day two of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 in Sri Lanka. Australia thumped Ireland by seven wickets and India then got their tournament off to a winning start by beating Afghanistan by 23 runs as the minnows pushed them hard.
19 September 2012

Cricket Video - Jimmy Adams On England ICC WT20 Chances - Cricket World TV

Hampshire captain Jimmy Adams gives us his thoughts ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 2012, which gets underway in Sri Lanka on 18th September. His team-mate Danny Briggs is in the England squad and we asked him whether England could retain their title, which they won in 2010 as Kevin Pietersen took centre stage in the West Indies.
12 September 2012

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

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look ahead to the ICC World Twenty20 by concentrating on Group D, which includes 2009 champions Pakistan, the always dangerous New Zealand and Asia Cup runners-up Bangladesh. The ICC World Twenty20 2012 gets underway in Sri Lanka on 18th September and the final is on 7th October.
7 September 2012

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

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

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

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

Rugby World Cup Chief Handed Cricket World Cup Role

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

World Cup Committee Meets With Prime Ministers

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

Harnden Named 2015 World Cup Chief Executive Officer

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

View From India - Why India Won The World Cup

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