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  • World Cup: India focus on fielding before UAE clash 16 hours 18 minutes ago

    Team India had lots of laughter and tomfoolery during the training session at WACA, Perth. ...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Pool B turning into 'Group of Death' 20 hours 47 minutes ago

    While many would sit back and wait for the knock-out stages to kick off, Ireland have certainly given the apex body more than something to think about. A lot of us sitting in our drawing rooms might have thought it would be a cake walk for the top Test nations...
  • ICC World Cup: Krishna Karate makes India vs UAE a special contest 21 hours 34 minutes ago

    At noon on February 28, the more enthusiastic cricket lovers of the village of Kollengode, some 20 km from the town of Palakkad in Kerala, will gather at a clearing and congregate before a giant screen erected to showcase one match. India will be playing a World Cup match in...
  • World Cup 2015: Ireland on course, says match-winner Gary Wilson 22 hours 1 minutes ago

    Brisbane: Ireland's Gary Wilson said the side had done all that could be asked of them ahead of their World Cup clash against South Africa after they made it two wins out of two with a thrilling victory over the United Arab Emirates. Wilson's composed 80 and a quickfire 24-ball fifty...
  • Watch: Ireland edge UAE in last-over finish, ICC World Cup, Day 12 highlights Yesterday

    The Associates brought fans to the edge of their seats in the Pool B encounter at The Gabba in Brisbane, but the Irish held their nerves to win in 49.2 overs. Watch all the highlights from the exciting encounter. ...
  • Ten-day break worked wonders for India's World Cup defence: Ravi Shastri Yesterday

    It didn't take Ravi Shastri long to stamp his character on this young Indian team. From the time he took over as team director ahead of the One-Day International series in England last August, the former India captain has stressed on positivity, aggression and a sense of team. Without stepping...
  • ICC World Cup: Six interests in India vs UAE mismatch Yesterday

    India's first encounter with minnows this World Cup will come at the back of two huge kills made by MS Dhoni's team. First they ensured Pakistan's jinx remained intact and then ended their own against South Africa. Next, it's the UAE. While India may yawn, swap TV channels and not...
  • World Cup: UAE rue mistakes and luck as they run Ireland close Yesterday

    United Arab Emirates were left to rue bad luck and crucial errors as they threw away a chance to secure their first World Cup win in nearly 19 years in a thrilling defeat by fellow associate nation Ireland on Wednesday. It was a story of what might have been for the...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Ireland's Kevin O'Brien fined for showing dissent Yesterday

    Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during Wednesday's win against the United Arab Emirates in Brisbane, the International Cricket Council said. Ireland beat fellow associates UAE by two wickets with four balls to spare in their...
  • Kings of Cricket: Ireland beat UAE by two wickets in World Cup Yesterday

    Chasing 279, Gary Wilson made a brilliant 80 and Kevin O'Brien scored his 11th ODI fifty off just 24 balls as Ireland won the match in 49.2 overs. ...
  • Gary Wilson, Kevin O'Brien key to victory, says Ireland skipper Yesterday

    Brisbane: Ireland captain William Porterfield hailed big-hitting Kevin O'Brien and rock-steady Gary Wilson for carving out a nervy two-wicket World Cup win over the United Arab Emirates in Brisbane on Wednesday. Chasing 279 to win at the Gabba, Wilson top-scored with 80 off 69 balls although it was O'Brien who gave...
  • News 360: AAP delivers on promises, announces cheaper power, water Yesterday

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 per cent for consumption up to 400 units per month and launched a free water scheme in line with election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party. ...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Minnows giving ICC's '10-team formula' a hard time Yesterday

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) may have made up its mind to reduce the 2019 World Cup to a 10-team event, but events in Australia and New Zealand suggest otherwise with minnows making their presence felt. The five most interesting matches at the ongoing ICC World Cup have involved...
  • World Cup: Ireland edge UAE by 2 wickets in electric finish Yesterday

    Brisbane: A team that comfortably beats West Indies chasing in excess of 300 should not lose to the United Arab Emirates in search of 279. But Ireland discovered that cricket does not follow form sheets, that the game does not bend to any one team's will, and that every single...
  • ICC World Cup: Ball hits the stumps, bails don't fall, Ed Joyce survives Yesterday

    Brisbane: In one of the most unusual scenes seen on the cricket ground, Ireland batsman Ed Joyce survived being bowled off an Amjad Javed delivery in a World Cup Pool B encounter against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday when the ball hit the stumps leaving the red-lights flashing...
  • As it happened: Ireland vs UAE, Worlds Cup 2015, Match 16 2 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) When Ireland and United Arab Emirates face off in a one-day international for the first time, in their Pool B match of the 2015 World Cup at the Brisbane Cricket Ground, it will be with the backdrop of the larger...
  • World Cup 2015: Ireland look for second win against UAE 2 days ago

    When Ireland and United Arab Emirates face off in a One-Day International for the first time, in their Pool B match of the 2015 World Cup at the Brisbane Cricket Ground on Wednesday (February 25), it will be with the backdrop of the larger picture. Wednesday's match will see cricket...
  • Vasai's Swapnil Patil all geared to play against Dhoni and Co. 2 days ago

    Mumbai: When Swapnil Patil steps on to the field wearing the United Arab Emirates colours against Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men in their World Cup tie, his near and dear ones here would root for him but they would support the Men in Blue. "We would like him and UAE...
  • Cricket World Cup: Khurram Khan eyes UAE success against Ireland 2 days ago

    Brisbane: The United Arab Emirates believe their Pool B match against Ireland in Brisbane on Wednesday offers them a "wonderful opportunity" of a World Cup win, according to batsman Khurram Khan. Both associate or non-Test nations know each other well, having played each other repeatedly in various lower-level International Cricket...
  • World Cup: Associate teams have pulled their weight, says William Porterfield 2 days ago

    Melbourne: The four non-Test playing nations at the World Cup have performed well in cricket's global showpiece and it wouldn't be the same tournament with less teams, according to Ireland skipper William Porterfield. The International Cricket Council is chopping the 14-team format to one with 10 for the next World Cup,...
  • World Cup 2015: After West Indies high, Ireland aim win against UAE 2 days ago

    Brisbane: High on confidence after their stunning win against the West Indies, giant-killers Ireland will look to continue the momentum when they lock horns with United Arab Emirates in a Group B match of the World Cup here on Wednesday. Ireland's Kevin O'Brien has already warned his side that the win...
  • Aaqib Javed criticises ICC's WC plans, questions West Indies' slump 3 days ago

    Brisbane: UAE coach Aaqib Javed, a member of Pakistan's 1992 World Cup-winning team, has criticised the ICC's plan to reduce the number of teams in next World Cup from 14 to 10, and questioned the downward spiral of full members like the West Indies and Bangladesh in recent years. The 2019...
  • The ICC Cricket World Cup India vs UAE 'mauka' ad raises the stakes to a new level 4 days ago

    After India's mind-blowing victory against South Africa on February 22, we got a first look at the new Mauka ad; and we can now see that it has completely raised the stakes. The ad proclaims that it is now going to be, without a doubt, an 'India vs The World'...
  • Zimbabwe target Windies in World Cup after UAE win 6 days ago

    Nelson: Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura targeted victory over the slumping West Indies on Thursday after a four-wicket triumph against the United Arab Emirates breathed new life into their World Cup campaign. After losing their opener to South Africa, Zimbabwe allowed the UAE to carve out the Middle East nation's highest one-day...
  • ICC World Cup: UAE appeal for more high-level fixtures 6 days ago

    Nelson: The United Arab Emirates challenged the International Cricket Council to ensure more top-flight matches for associate nations after narrowly losing to Zimbabwe in their World Cup clash on Thursday. "The more we play at the highest level the more we can improve our cricket," UAE captain Mohammad Tauqir said after...
  • Watch: UAE return to Cricket World Cup, Day 6 Highlights 1 week ago

    The team from the Emirates returned to the biggest cricket stage after a 19-year gap and made Zimbabwe sweat before losing the closely-contested game. ...
  • World Cup 2015: New Zealand will beat England, say Srikkanth and Abbas 1 week ago

    CNN-IBN panel of experts discusses Zimbabwe's win over UAE and why they think that New Zealand will beat England on Friday. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Impressive start by the four Associates 1 week ago

    It's been a decent start for the four Associate Members at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. While results show only one victory from four matches, it was satisfying to see that all games were competitive. Ireland, the perennial Full Member slayers, were first up in...