ICC WORLD CUP

  • McCullum and Co. played their heart out in the World Cup, says Chris Harris 7 hours 0 minutes ago

    Hailing McCullum and company for playing their hearts out, former Kiwi all-rounder Harris said the current team of players can carry on for 4-5 years. ...
  • BCCI must address issue of player burnout: Venkatapathy Raju 10 hours 29 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Taking into consideration the Indian cricket team's grueling international schedule, former national selector Venkatapathy Raju today said the BCCI must address the issue of player burnout and should have a back-up team of bowlers. The 2011 ODI world champions had a dream run in the just concluded edition of the...
  • Australian keeper Brad Haddin apologises for radio comments 10 hours 56 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said it was never his intention to offend anyone during a radio interview after Sunday's World Cup victory. Australia defeated New Zealand in the World Cup final on Sunday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Haddin spoke with a Sydney radio station on Monday after...
  • Sponsored: How IBM transformed Twitter experience for World Cup 2015 12 hours 5 minutes ago

    The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is just over. Besides the matches and the cricket, one highlight was IBM's Score With Data (@scorewithdata) campaign which transformed the premier cricketing event for fans as they gained never before insights into cricket, thanks to IBM's cutting-edge technologies. Twitterati Speaks is one key...
  • Sponsored - How IBM Social Sentiment Analytics delivered deep insights from Cricket World Cup noise 12 hours 11 minutes ago

    Social Sentiment Analysis is becoming a critical technology for businesses to understand customer sentiment. IBM used this science in the sporting arena in the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 where as part of its innovative Score With Data campaign IBM Social Media Analytics examined social discussion around teams,...
  • Sponsored - Big Data - The Future of World Class Cricket 12 hours 16 minutes ago

    The world we live in generates over 5 million gigabytes of data daily and the need to unravel it is becoming increasingly critical. Within an organisation, one estimate by market researcher IDC states that data doubles every 18 months. Indeed the entire world's data doubles every two years. Clearly, Big...
  • Sponsored: Can Social Sentiment Analytics Drive Enterprise Insights 12 hours 17 minutes ago

    On March 7, 2015, at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, the South Africa vs Pakistan match at the Cricket World Cup 2015 captured the attention of a global audience. The high tension match kept fans on the edge of their seats until Pakistan achieved victory thanks to some masterful...
  • With analytics, cricket means more fun, more business, says Educomp IT Head Somnath Mukherjee 12 hours 24 minutes ago

    There's no denying the fact that the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 was one of the most digitally-advanced cricket tournament of all time. Leveraging analytical capabilities, the World Cup 2015 was truly a fan-friendly affair, as analytics helped cricket lovers enjoy the ease in which they received live score and...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: CricketNext's World Cup XI 12 hours 30 minutes ago

    The ICC Cricket World Cup saw a lot of moments to savour with players coming up with some match-changing moments. At the end of two and a half months, Australia are once again at the top of the world as they got the better of a hapless New Zealand side...
  • From veteran Sangakkara to the unknown Shenwari: The surprise packages of World Cup 2015 12 hours 54 minutes ago

    This World Cup will be remembered for its milestones. Two ODI double hundreds, two 400-plus scores by a team, 38 centuries and the most watched World Cup ever. The pool stage matches had better contests than the knockouts and the event which was expected to provide bowling-friendly conditions was once...
  • New Zealand’s inexperience was a contributing factor to World Cup final loss 12 hours 58 minutes ago

    From the outset, most people, including myself, had picked Australia and New Zealand as the two teams most likely to win the 2015 World Cup. Both teams were successful over the last six weeks of competition and for them to clash in the final of the tournament then was a...
  • Team India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Prasanna 14 hours 10 minutes ago

    The Indian bowling was a pleasant surprise in the recent cricket World Cup but a bigger pool of genuine fast bowlers and spinners needs to be created for the team to be a consistent force in the future, feels the legendary E Prasanna. The bowling department copped serious criticism in the...
  • Virat Kohli's work ethics are second to none, says Ravi Shastri 14 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Defending an under-fire Virat Kohli, Indian cricket Team Director Ravi Shastri on Monday said the swashbuckling batsman's ordinary run in the World Cup had nothing to do with his actress-girlfriend Anushka Sharma's presence and to call it that is "utter nonsense". "If it was so, Virat wouldn't have got...
  • Daniel Vettori thanks New Zealand for letting him play 5 World Cups 15 hours 52 minutes ago

    Veteran left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori, the most capped ODI player for New Zealand, on Monday bid adieu to the 50-over format, completely ending an 18-year career in the game during which he won plaudits for being an inspiring leader. The 36-year-old, whose ODI future was a subject of speculation at the...
  • Rohit no ball to Kohli's anger: controversies that marred World Cup 2015 17 hours 1 minutes ago

    The ICC World Cup 2015 came to a close with Australia thumping co-hosts New Zealand by seven wickets in the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. While the eleventh edition of cricketing extravaganza was a successful one but on the other end it had its own share of...
  • World Cup 2015: The rule changes have been good for the game 17 hours 38 minutes ago

    When you look back at this World Cup I am sure it will be remember for the TV pictures sent around the world. The two host countries New Zealand and Australia, and some of the grounds and its settings, were just fantastic. This tournament is by far the most watched...
  • Virat Kohli steady at fourth, Dhawan rises to sixth in ICC rankings 17 hours 55 minutes ago

    Dubai: A lacklustre World Cup performance notwithstanding, Virat Kohli remained the highest-placed Indian batsman at fourth even as Shikhar Dhawan rose a rung to sixth in the latest ICC ODI rankings issued on Tuesday. Apart from Kohli and Dhawan, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the other Indian batsman to be...
  • Daniel Vettori confirms international cricket retirement 18 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Zealand left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori confirmed what many expected in announcing his retirement from international cricket upon the team's return from the World Cup on Tuesday. The 36-year-old former captain had been widely expected to retire from international cricket at the conclusion of New Zealand's involvement in the tournament. New Zealand...
  • Racial quotas controversy re-emerges in South African sport 18 hours 41 minutes ago

    Cape Town: Did South Africa's cricket team dropped a white player and replaced him with an injured black player for a World Cup semi-final match to make their lineup more racially acceptable? The question has revived an uncomfortable conversation over race and change in South African sport, where the two most...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Bring back the old ODI rules 19 hours 47 minutes ago

    (Former India captain and chief selector Kris Srikkanth, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for IBNLive Sports. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) On papers Australia were the best team and they won the World...
  • CNN-IBN sports desk bids adieu to World Cup 2015 Yesterday

    Seven weeks, 49 matches, and countless shows later - as the World Cup 2015 drew to a close, the team that gave you Kings of Cricket took to the stage with our Kings of Cricket. ...
  • Ricky Ponting celebrates Australia's World Cup win Yesterday

    Former Australian captain Ponting said he is ecstatic like any other Australian fan to watch the progress of the team for the last 6-7 weeks. ...
  • Respect Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's personal lives: Yuvraj Singh Yesterday

    Out-of-favour India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has appealed to the cricket fans to respect Test captain Virat Kohli and his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma's personal lives. Anushka, who was in attendance at the Sydney Cricket Ground during India's World Cup semifinal against Australia, was blamed for Kohli's failure in the match which...
  • Spot and groom young bowlers to regain World Cup: Dilip Vengsarkar Yesterday

    Mumbai: Providing a road map to win the next World Cup, scheduled in England in 2019, ex-India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Monday suggested that cricket authorities should spot a handful of young pace and spin bowlers and make them play in county cricket during the off season. "It's important to spot...
  • Vernon Philander selection not race-based: Cricket South Africa Yesterday

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has denied reports that the selection of pacer Vernon Philander ahead of fast bowler Kyle Abbott for their team's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand was racially motivated. Philander was called into the South African XI in place of Abbott for last week's match against the...
  • ICC President vows to expose apex body after World Cup trophy snub Yesterday

    Miffed over the International Cricket Council's decision to keep him out of the awards distribution ceremony of the World Cup 2015, ICC president Mustafa Kamal has threatened to reveal "mischievous things" that he claims are taking place at the governing body. It was ICC chairman N Srinivasan, who handed the World...
  • Batsmen's delight, heartbreak for SA, Kiwis form, business as usual for Australia Yesterday

    At the stroke of sunrise, when the whole world is still recovering from the hangover of some really intense moments of the show piece event and Australia still basking in the glory of winning the cup, the Kiwis while taking the return flight home will be looking for answers to...
  • World Cup 2015: Bowlers who made a difference in the tournament Yesterday

    The 2015 World Cup has come to an end with Australia victorious over New Zealand in the final for their fifth title. It was an easy win for the co-hosts by seven wickets as they looked relatively untroubled in chasing 184 to win, having been dominant with the ball earlier. With...