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  • World Cup: MS Dhoni, Glenn Maxwell most searched players ahead of the semi-final 3 days ago

    Guwahati: Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Glenn Maxwell have emerged as the two most searched players of India and Australia ahead of their most-awaited semi-final clash tomorrow in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. According to study by global IT giant Google, the Indian skipper is leading the chart of most searches...
  • Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch can star in Tests, says Jason Gillespie 3 days ago

    Sydney: Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie on Wednesday said Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell can be stars in the Test arena if given the chance. Australia's Maxwell has played three Tests - two in India in 2013 and one against Pakistan in 2014 - while Finch hasn't yet earned a...
  • World Cup: I can be frontline spinner for Aussies against India, says Glenn Maxwell 6 days ago

    Sydney: As the SCG wicket is expected to help the spinners, Glenn Maxwell says he was ready to play the role of frontline spinner for Australia in World Cup semifinal against India. The semi-final between India and Australia will be played at the same wicket where seven Sri Lankan wickets fell...
  • World Cup 2015: The monumental rise in prize money 6 days ago

    If cricket was a classic rock song, the World Cup would be its guitar solo - that bit which everyone looks forward to and remembers long after it's gone. Like the guitar solo sells the song, the World Cup is cricket's most salable asset. The 2015 World Cup will easily...
  • World Cup quarter-finals: Guptill, big retirements, favourites through 6 days ago

    Favourites India, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia registered comprehensive victories against their opponents in the quarter-finals to book their spot in the last four of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. Hosts Australia and New Zealand reached the semis for the record seventh time, South Africa won their first...
  • World Cup: Need to bring our A game when we play India, says Glenn Maxwell 1 week ago

    "India didn't win a game against us all summer- hopefully that's pretty clear in their memories," says Maxwell. ...
  • World Cup: Hope India remember winless streak against us, says Maxwell 1 week ago

    Sydney: Dashing Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell on Saturday said the Indian team should remember that it hasn't won a single game against his side this summer and the hosts intend to keep it that way in Thursday's ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final against the defending champions. Asked how difficult will it...
  • World Cup: Twitter welcomes India-Australia semi-final March 20, 2015

    Shane Watson made the most of an early reprieve to guide Australia to a six-wicket win over Pakistan with an unbeaten 64 in the World Cup quarter-finals on Friday. Pakistan won the toss and batted but was all out for 213 in the last over, with recalled paceman Josh Hazlewood taking...
  • Glenn McGrath - from demolition job to coach job March 14, 2015

    Sydney: Glenn McGrath winces when you ask him about the last of the 944 international wickets he took, in fading light at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. "It was a rubbish full toss," he says. "Lucky for me that Russel Arnold hit it straight up in the air." McGrath was a...
  • As it happened: Australia vs Scotland, Match 40, ICC World Cup 2015 March 14, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) It's been a funny old campaign for Australia thus far in the World Cup. They are already in the quarterfinals, getting there with some measure of comfort, but you can't escape the feeling that they haven't hit their straps yet. Australia have lost...
  • 'Focus' review: A large part of the film you have a good time March 13, 2015

    Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro Will Smith's greatest strength as a movie star has always been his consummate charm, even if it did fail him in his last starring role, in the deathly dull sci-fi stinker After Earth. Thankfully, Big Willie brings his A-game to...
  • Glenn McGrath unhappy with the quality of bowling in World Cup March 13, 2015

    Melbourne: Former Australian quickie Glenn McGrath is disappointed with the quality of pace bowling in the ongoing cricket World Cup and feels Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga and Australia's Mitchell Starc are the only two who have impressed him. "Apart from Malinga and Mitchell Starc I haven't seen many bowlers trying to...
  • Glenn Maxwell using World Cup as gateway to Test team March 11, 2015

    Sydney: Having turned out in only one Test last year, Australia's swashbuckling batsman Glenn Maxwell feels a successful World Cup campaign would help him get back his lost spot in the five-day format. The right hander's only Test match outing in 2014 was against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)....
  • Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc key for Australia in World Cup March 8, 2015

    More than any other Australian cricketer in this World Cup, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Starc have shown they can ride a wave. The match-up with Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday (March 8) had an elemental force. Australia surged to 376 before Sri Lanka swept the other way....
  • Kings of Cricket: Australia beat Sri Lanka to enter quarters March 8, 2015

    Australia supplanted Sri Lanka in second spot in World Cup Pool A propelled by a 'big show' ton from Glenn Maxwell before they weathered Kumar Sangakkara's third consecutive century. ...
  • World Cup: Australia beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs to reach quarters March 8, 2015

    Sydney: For 25 overs with the ball and 40 overs with the bat, at a Sydney Cricket Ground that felt like Colombo, Sri Lanka gave Australia a real scare. Glenn Maxwell's explosive hitting fetched him a 51-ball century and propelled Australia to 376 for 9, but with Kumar Sangakkara scoring...
  • World Cup: Maxwell fires, Kings of Cricket predict it right March 8, 2015

    Maxwell stormed to his maiden ODI hundred off just 51 balls after CNN-IBN's Kings of Cricket picked him to be the key batsman for Australia. ...
  • ICC World Cup: Afghanistan coach rues bowling display against Australia March 4, 2015

    "We ran into a freight train today. We were out-skilled, out-bullied, if you want to put it that way," said Andy Moles, the Afghanistan coach, on Wednesday (March 4) night, shortly after Australia had crushed his team by 275 runs at the WACA ground. "They were exceptional, and we came...
  • World Cup 2015: Australia's Glenn Maxwell mocked for Kiwi 'choke' gesture March 2, 2015

    Sydney: Australia's Glenn Maxwell was both mocked and praised on Monday after video emerged of him making a 'choking' gesture just moments before Kane Williamson launched the giant six that won Saturday's World Cup clash for New Zealand. Maxwell, a controversial batsman dubbed 'The Big Show' by Australian media, was fielding...
  • Sorry for hunting expedition, Glenn McGrath finds surprise support February 23, 2015

    Glenn McGrath was a hero of three successful Australian World Cup campaigns (1999, 2003 and 2007), but in recent days his image has taken quite a battering with local newspapers revealing that he hunted big game in Africa in 2008. The news copies, complete with unflattering images of him posing...
  • New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson agrees Yorkshire return February 18, 2015

    London: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has agreed to return to Yorkshire for a third successive season, the English county champions announced on Wednesday. Williamson, 24, helped Yorkshire to the County Championship title last year, but will probably be able to play in only their last three matches this year due...
  • Glenn Maxwell shows up in time for World Cup February 16, 2015

    Glenn Maxwell has occasionally burnt the fingers of those who have invested in him but the mercurial all-rounder could be set to produce big dividends in Australia's World Cup campaign. The hard-hitting 26-year-old was dubbed 'The Big Show' after winning a million-dollar contract to play in the 2013 Indian Premier League. The...
  • Wasim Akram backs AB de Villiers, David Warner to shine February 12, 2015

    Sydney: Legendary Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram believes dashing batsmen AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell and David Warner will dominate the World Cup during its marathon six weeks. "I am sure Maxwell, Warner and De Villiers will ignite this World Cup," Wasim said. "These three players have the firepower to take the...
  • Bluffing a key part of my bowling: Glenn Maxwell February 11, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian allrounder Glenn Maxwell said on Wednesday that bluffing is a key weapon of his bowling and he tries to emulate spin legend Shane Warne in his bid to deceive opponents. Maxwell has been in sparkling form, hitting 95 and taking four wickets for 46 runs in the one-day international...
  • World Cup warm-up: Australia dominate India in 106-run win February 8, 2015

    Rapid centuries by Glenn Maxwell and David Warner lifted Australia to a 106-run win over India in a warm-up match on Sunday that built up their prospect for the World Cup while leaving India winless in the dry Australian summer. Maxwell slammed 122 from 57 balls before retiring and Warner hit...
  • I'm no ego-centric show-off, says Australia's Glenn Maxwell February 7, 2015

    Sydney: Allrounder Glenn Maxwell has admitted to being upset by the frequent criticism directed at him but most of all by the implication that he is not a team man dedicated to helping Australia win the World Cup. The enigmatic 26-year-old was saddled with the nickname "The Big Show" after receiving...
  • Sir Viv picks top players to watch at World Cup 2015 February 4, 2015

    The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be a competitive and intriguing tournament, showcasing the world's best cricketing talent in Australia and New Zealand. The fans will get to enjoy a wide range of batting and bowling styles. In no particular order then, these are my players to watch out...