2015 World Cup

  • IPL ideal platform to stage India comeback, says Irfan Pathan April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Irfan Pathan, who will be representing the Sunrisers Hyderabad in upcoming seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, said his aim is to play the 2015 World Cup. In his bit to get back that elusive seamer allrounder's slot, Irfan is expecting that Sunrisers' think-tank will make him bat...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Schedule and format July 30, 2013

    India will launch their title defence against traditional rivals Pakistan in Adelaide on February 15, while New Zealand face Sri Lanka in Christchurch and Australia meet England in Melbourne on the opening day of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from...
  • ICC congratulates Ireland on 2015 WC qualification July 10, 2013

    Dubai: The ICC on Wednesday congratulated Ireland for becoming the first associate team to qualify for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, saying they played "extremely well" and hoped the side will repeat their giant-killing performances of the 2007 and 2011 edition. Ireland became the first Affiliate side to qualify for the...
  • Ireland tie with Netherlands, earn 2015 World Cup spot July 10, 2013

    Amsterdam: Ireland became the first team to qualify for the 2015 Cricket World Cup on Tuesday after a thrilling tie with the Netherlands in Amsterdam. Ed Joyce top-scored for Ireland with an unbeaten 96 in a competitive total of 268 for 5. But South African-born Michael Rippon, playing only his second...
  • Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi eyes 2015 World Cup April 14, 2013

    Karachi: Veteran allrounder Shahid Afridi said Thursday he is targeting the 2015 World Cup after returning to the Pakistan side, but vowed to quit if he became a burden on the team. The 33-year-old was left out of the squad for the one-day series against India in December before staging a...
  • Ralph Waters selected as new chairman for 2015 World Cup March 13, 2013

    Melbourne: New Zealand businessman Ralph Waters has been selected as chairman of the organising committee for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket said in a statement on Wednesday that Waters, formerly the committee's deputy chairman, will replace James Strong, who died last week from...
  • Afghanistan cricket coach targets World Cup 2015 spot February 1, 2013

    Lahore: Afghanistan's cricketers began a four-week training camp in Pakistan on Thursday as their coach set the minnows' sights firmly on qualifying for the 2015 World Cup. The Afghans will face a Pakistan A side in three games before their international clashes with Scotland in the United Arab Emirates in...
  • India need Yuvraj, Harbhajan for 2015 WC September 11, 2012

    The two Singhs of Indian cricket - pals since their formative years - stand at the crossroads, gazing at the paths branching out. One leads to newfound success, one to oblivion and another one into the history books. But none of those are labelled. The next one month leading up...
  • Kallis wants to win World Cup for South Africa April 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Veteran South African allrounder Jacques Kallis has vowed to defy age and history, saying he wants to win the 2015 World Cup for his country before calling it a day. Since their post-apartheid debut in cricket's one-day showpiece in 1992, South Africa have never made it to the World...
  • Adelaide joins the race to host 2015 WC final February 3, 2012

    Adelaide: Adelaide has joined Sydney and Melbourne in the race to host the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final. CA chief executive James Sutherland said the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and the ANZ Stadium in Sydney's Olympic Park do not have a mortgage on the final and a redeveloped 50,000-seater Adelaide...