Cricket World Cup

  • Sachin Tendulkar to promote 2015 World Cup: Tournament CEO 16-06-2014 06:19 PM

    New Delhi: Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar will play "some sort of a role" in promoting the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand early next year, tournament CEO John Harnden has said. "He [Tendulkar] has been a fantastic supporter of the World Cup. It is too early to say...
  • 2015 World Cup will be a very open tournament: Ravi Shastri 12-06-2014 01:09 PM

    Mumbai: Former India cricketer-turned commentator Ravi Shastri feels the 2015 World Cup, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand, will be a very open tournament because of the surfeit of limited-overs cricket, including T20 events like IPL. "I think this is a very open World Cup. Australia have...
  • Dav Whatmore to help 2015 World Cup minnows 08-05-2014 07:14 PM

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Thursday that Australian coach Dav Whatmore will help Afghanistan, Ireland, Scotland and the UAE prepare for the 2015 World Cup as part of the world body's High Performance Programme (HPP). Whatmore, who has previously coached Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, will work closely...
  • Afghanistan cricketers to train in Pakistan 10-04-2014 11:49 PM

    Afghanistan's fast-rising cricket team will train in Pakistan under the guidance of two former international captains as they prepare for their maiden World Cup appearance next year, their coach said on Thursday. Aamir Sohail will help the batsmen while Rashid Latif will help the wicket-keepers as the minnows begin tuning...
  • Sarfaraz Khan included in Mumbai team for Vijay Hazare Trophy 28-02-2014 09:02 PM

    Mumbai: Sarfaraz Khan, the Under-19 cricketer who was among the leading run-scorers for India in the Junior World Cup in UAE, was on Friday included in Mumbai's senior team, which is currently playing in the West Zone one-day league in Rajkot. Khan had amassed 211 runs in six games with...
  • U-19 World Cup: South Africa beat Australia to set up final against Pakistan 26-02-2014 11:04 PM

    Dubai: Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada wreaked havoc with a six-wicket haul as South Africa trounced Australia by 80 runs to storm into the final of the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup on Wednesday. Rabada returned figures of 8.2-0-25-6 as Australia, chasing 231 for victory, lost its last seven wickets...
  • Scotland eye big upsets in 2015 World Cup 02-02-2014 12:57 PM

    Wellington: Scotland co-coach Paul Collingwood is adamant his side are not going to next year's Cricket World Cup just to make up the numbers and believes they have the talent to cause upsets. The Scots sneaked into the World Cup with a 41-run win over the United Arab Emirates in...
  • UAE and Scotland qualify for 2015 World Cup 30-01-2014 12:31 PM

    Wellington: Cricketing minnows the United Arab Emirates and Scotland secured berths at the 2015 World Cup on Thursday after taking the top two spots at a qualification tournament in New Zealand. Both teams finished the round-robin phase of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup Qualifier on eight points after...
  • Kapil savours victory over Pakistan in 1992 World Cup 31-07-2013 02:59 PM

    Melbourne: Legendary allrounder Kapil Dev on Wednesday said that victory over eventual champions Pakistan in the league stages of the 1992 World Cup was the most cherished moment for him in the quadrennial event Down Under. "India didn't play particularly well but if you ask me, I would say my...
  • India have the self-belief to retain 2015 World Cup title: Kapil Dev 31-07-2013 12:59 PM

    Melbourne: India's 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels the growing self belief of the Indian cricket team that they can win regularly outside their own borders could hold them in good stead to defend the 2015 World Cup title in Australia and New Zealand. Indian sides have notoriously...
  • World Cup revenue four times higher than Olympics: Dalmiya 04-07-2013 11:39 PM

    Kolkata: The ICC, at its Executive Board meeting, had outrightly rejected the inclusion of cricket in the Olympic Games as the revenue earned in a tournament like World Cup was four times higher than the Olympics, BCCI interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya informed here on Thursday. "There were a few issues...
  • England confirmed as host for 2019 World Cup 27-05-2013 05:15 PM

    London: England has been confirmed as the host country for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. The tournament, scheduled to involve 10 teams, will be held in June at 10 different venues which will be announced...
  • GCA refuses to host Women's World Cup 16-01-2013 04:21 PM

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  • Unmukt is ready for senior team: Akram 26-08-2012 05:45 PM

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  • Katrina top searched person online, Anna second 17-12-2011 01:46 AM

    New Delhi: Leaving behind anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has emerged as the most searched person online in the country this year, says a report by search engine giant Google. The report released by Google on Friday has come up with the topics and persons that Internet...
  • Sachin lifts the golden World Cup trophy, again! 13-04-2011 01:06 PM

    Bangalore: The owner of a city-based gold jewellery outlet had his glitterati moment when he presented a gold coated replica of the World Cup trophy to Sachin Tendulkar yesterday. T A Sharavana, owner of Sai Gold Palace and ardent cricket fan presented Tendulkar with a bat, ball, and a trophy...
  • No vulgarity in nudity, says Poonam Pandey 12-04-2011 04:53 PM

    Mumbai: There is no vulgarity in nudity, said Poonam Pandey, the model whose offer to go nude before Team India if they won the Cricket World Cup shot the mercury up for the India-Sri Lanka final in Mumbai. "We were all born nude. People take nudity as vulgarity. I see...
  • Is Yuvraj Singh dating Ameesha Patel? 07-04-2011 03:54 PM

    Mumbai: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh gave Ameesha Patel special tickets to the World Cup finals between India and Sri Lanka at Wankhede stadium. With that one stroke, the all-rounder must've broken several hearts. That said, given the long line of B-Town beauties on Yuvi's arm, is Ameesha the latest maiden to...
  • Who should replace Gary Kirsten as India's coach?

    India became the world champions after 28 years and the man who drove team India to this success,Gary Kirsten, has called it a day. India...