CRICKET WORLD CUP

  • Stop blaming Anushka Sharma: Bollywood on India's World Cup loss 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Members of the film fraternity have condemned social media trolls against Anushka Sharma. While Priyanka Chopra says it's "horrible to see a supportive girlfriend being lynched for a game she just watched", Dia Mirza has called it "disgusting". Anushka has been been trolled unabashedly on social media for her presence...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Germanwings co-pilot wilfully crashed jetliner, says French prosecutor 4 days ago

    Just one of the two pilots of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time it went down, a German state prosecutor said on Thursday. ...
  • CNN-IBN & IBN7 score big with contests around Cricket World Cup 2015 4 days ago

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN & IBN7 have throughout the duration of the Cricket World Cup brought a delectable fare of coverage on the tournament. The channels have launched a series of contests that allow both advertisers and viewers to take centre stage. Specifically, advertisers are being offered an exclusive opportunity to...
  • Google paints Australia and India head-to-head in the latest Cricket World Cup semi-finals doodle 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Google's latest Cricket World Cup doodle paints the Australia and India team who are pitched against each other for the semi-final scheduled today at 9 am IST. India and Australia are all set to re-visit their old rivalry at the Sydney Cricket Ground as one of them will go...
  • Google's new Cricket World Cup 2015 doodle pitches New Zealand vs. South Africa for the semi-final 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Google's latest doodle in the Cricket World Cup 2015 series shows New Zealand and South Africa, who are pitched against each other for the semi-final today. The Proteas and Black Caps come into this semi-final both having displayed a propensity to play an aggressive and attacking brand of cricket...
  • Chris Harris visits the Cricketnext desk March 20, 2015

    Walking across from the CNN-IBN studios to the Cricketnext desk, the former NZ allrounder talks cricket while saying 'Hi' to the team. ...
  • World Cup: Bharat Arun's hardwork shows in India's bowling resurgence March 20, 2015

    Pride, anguish, elation, surprise and 100% success - these were the elements that went into the making of the first two quarterfinals in the 2015 World Cup. Bangladesh may have exited the stage, but they can go back with pride given the way they played in the mega event. They fought...
  • Epic! The latest 'Mauka' ad has Sanjai Mishra engaged in a 'jugalbandi' with the Karachi man March 19, 2015

    Just a few hours before India takes on Bangladesh in the quaterfinals of Cricket World Cup 2015, Star Sports India has released the new 'Mauka' ad. The series has become extremely popular this world cup and the latest one has actor Sanjai Mishra in a jugalbandi with the Karachi guy....
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 18, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 18, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Gunmen storm Tunisian museum, kill 19 March 18, 2015

    Gunmen in military uniforms stormed Tunisia's national museum, killing 17 foreign tourists and two Tunisians on Wednesday in one of the worst militant attacks in a country that has largely escaped the region's "Arab Spring" turmoil. ...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Bangladesh's road to quarter-finals March 18, 2015

    When the game of cricket was introduced by England, Bangladesh didn't even exist on the World map. Who knew a team, with the tag of perennial minnows, will show the grit and confidence required to create history and enter the quarter-finals of a World Cup for. But they have done...
  • As it happened: Ireland vs Pakistan , World Cup, Match 42 March 15, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) "I'm not going to say that they'll close the gap soon. There were extenuating circumstances today. It was a grassy pitch, and the toss was important. But I'm fully in favour of 16 teams. Playing against such teams can be a banana-skin,...
  • Watch: NZ keep clean sheet, England get consolation win, ICC World Cup, Day 27 Highlights March 14, 2015

    New Zealand survived a scare from Bangladesh for their sixth straight win while England will fly back home with a consolation win against Afghanistan. Watch all the highlights from Day 27 at the ICC World Cup 2015. ...
  • World Cup: Don't be surprised if Pakistan beat Australia, says Imran Khan March 14, 2015

    Pakistan's legendary allrounder and World Cup-winning former captain Imran Khan has said if Pakistan can beat Australia in the quarter-finals, "nobody can stop them from winning the World Cup". Imran, who led Pakistan to their only World Cup triumph in 1992, said if there was one venue where they can...
  • India matching its own expectations at World Cup: Sanjay Bangar March 13, 2015

    Sanjay Bangar may not be in the same league to be compared with former India coach Gary Kirsen, but as Team India's assistant coach and a backroom approach in many ways similar to Kirsten, Bangar's influence on Indian batting is showing at the ongoing ICC World Cup. Shikhar Dhawan's comeback from...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Kiran More not game for tinkering with India's XI March 13, 2015

    (Former India wicketkeeper and selector Kiran More, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) While it is fair to say that batting has done the job for India in...
  • ICC World Cup: What Kris Srikkanth has to say about India's 5-0 run March 12, 2015

    (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) When the World Cup started, all of us doubted India's ability but now,...
  • Very sad to leave Zimbabwe cricket: Brendan Taylor March 12, 2015

    Brendan Taylor's days in the red Zimbabwe jersey may draw to an early close with the batsman signing a three-year deal with county side Nottinghamshire, subject to ECB's approval, that will make him ineligible to represent his country. While the 29-year-old Taylor can still return to play for his...
  • World Cup: I'm enjoying my journey with Dhawan, says Rohit March 12, 2015

    Rohit Sharma's two half-centuries at the ongoing ICC World Cup may have come against the minnows, but runs under the belt could usher the world-record holder to step up the plate once the the knockout rounds begin. Rohit, who holds the record for two ODI double hundreds and the highest score...
  • ICC World Cup: Dhawan's hunger doing the trick for India March 12, 2015

    A full ball on the pads, a nervy turn of the blade to deflect the ball, a hared single, and Shikhar Dhawan held his pose at the other end. Chest puffed out, back arched, arms in the air in triumph, Dhawan was soaking in the moment. There were only a...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: The road ahead for India March 11, 2015

    Team India has entered the quarter-finals of the World Cup handsomely leading its pool having won all matches so far. A team that was tottering before World Cup began has reinvented itself mid-stream into a giant after being out on a disastrous tour Down Under. The fact this was done...
  • South Africa best team of the World Cup: AB de Villiers March 11, 2015

    Wellington: AB de Villiers insisted on Wednesday that South Africa were re-energised and had shrugged off their inconsistent early form at the World Cup, boldly declaring "we're the best team in the tournament". The Proteas skipper was in a bullish mood ahead of South Africa's final Pool B match against the...
  • Journalistic crime, Irish fury and apology: Zimbabwe cricket shamed March 11, 2015

    Zimbabwe journalist Robson Sharuko's personal remarks on Ireland's John Mooney after the African nation's ouster from the ongoing ICC World Cup have come in for heavy criticism, forcing batsman Brendan Taylor to apologise on behalf of Zimbabwe cricket. The report in question appeared in The Herald under the headline 'Alcoholic dumps...
  • Watch: Dhawan's Irish job makes it 5-0 to India, ICC World Cup, Day 24 Highlights March 11, 2015

    Shikhar Dhawan's century made Ireland's 259 look like a paltry total as India notched their fifth consecutive win of the event to seal top spot in Pool B. Watch all the highlights from Day 24 of the ICC World Cup 2015. ...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Champions don't worry about knockout opponents March 11, 2015

    (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) When the World Cup started, all of us doubted India's ability but...
  • As it happened: Scotland vs Sri Lanka, World Cup, Match 35, Pool A March 11, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) It's been a horribly wretched World Cup campaign for Sri Lanka thus far. Yes, they are already in the quarter-finals, Bangladesh's emotional victory against England at the Adelaide Oval formalising the 1996 champions' presence in the quarter-finals, and they are playing pretty decent...
  • Watch: How Bangladesh threw England out of World Cup, Day 23 Highlights March 10, 2015

    Bangladesh created history by sealing their first ever entry into the World Cup knockouts at the cost of England, who will now take an early flight back home. ...
  • Watch: Bangladesh erupts in joy after dumping England out of World Cup March 10, 2015

    Cricket-mad Bangladesh had no end to its happiness after the national team dumped England out of the ongoing ICC World Cup 2015. ...