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  • Lehmann comes to Haddin's rescue after widespread criticism 12 hours 8 minutes ago

    Darren Lehmann, the Australia coach, has come to the defense of Brad Haddin after widespread criticism over his verbal send-offs to Martin Guptill and Grant Elliott during the World Cup final in Melbourne on Sunday. Lehmann insisted the issue was blown out of proportion and that the sledging was a part...
  • World Cup was a mixed bag for Team India: Kris Srikkanth 12 hours 44 minutes ago

    The former chief selector said the Indian team peaked a little too early in the tournament and rued the lack of hunger in the team's opening partnership. ...
  • ICC should go back to 1987 World Cup format: Kiran More 14 hours 8 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former India stumper Kiran More wants the next ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019 be held on the same format as the 1987 edition organised in the sub-continent for the first time in which he also figured as a player. "It (the just concluded edition) was a disappointing World Cup....
  • Watch: Shahid Afridi mocks at India singing 'Mauka Mauka' 16 hours 53 minutes ago

    India had a brilliant run in the World Cup which came to a sudden halt after their semi-final exit at the hands of Australia, who went on to win the coveted trophy for the fifth time. Miffed with India' success and famous marketing campaign 'Mauka Mauka' that was aired during the...
  • ICC accepts Mustafa Kamal's resignation as President 17 hours 17 minutes ago

    The International Cricket Council on Wednesday accepted the resignation of its disgruntled President Mustafa Kamal, who quit the position after being denied the honour of presenting the World Cup winners' trophy. "The International Cricket Council (ICC) today (Wednesday) confirmed that Mr Mustafa Kamal has tendered his resignation as the ICC President...
  • Analytics makes cricket a sweeter experience: Perfetti CIO Basant Chaturvedi 18 hours 55 minutes ago

    In India, World Cup fever might just be over, but not cricket fever. With the Indian Premier League (IPL) season just round the corner, cricket enthusiasts are up for some massive doses of cricketing excitement. And cricket fever doesn't spare anyone in India, including C-level executives. There's no denying the fact...
  • New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum wins Richard Hadlee Medal 22 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Zealand Cricket (NZC) honoured Brendon McCullum and his boys at the NZC Awards in Auckland on Wednesday (April 1), with the top award - the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal -going to the captain and Kane Williamson taking home four trophies. McCullum's innovative captaincy was one of the highlights of New...
  • Mustafa Kamal quits as President after Cricket World Cup trophy-handing controversy 23 hours 31 minutes ago

    Mustafa Kamal has decided to quit as the President of International Cricket Council (ICC) in the wake of the Cricket World Cup trophy handing over controversy between him and the ICC. While addressing journalists Kamal made it clear that he is not happy with the chains of events that happened...
  • Charges of South Africa's selection interference 'utter nonsense': Haroon Lorgat Yesterday

    Johannesburg: Dismissing reports of interference in team selection ahead of South Africa's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand as "utter nonsense", CSA Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has clarified that no late-night instructions were given after the playing XI was announced. Responding to reports in Afrikaans daily 'Beeld', Lorgat denied that he...
  • World Cup 2015: Rule changes have made game better to watch Yesterday

    Australia were worthy winners of what I felt after only a couple of weeks was the best ICC Cricket World Cup we've ever seen. From there, it only got better and better, and it was just what the game needed. There has been talk of reducing the game to two...
  • McCullum and Co. played their heart out in the World Cup, says Chris Harris Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • World Cup hero Mitchell Starc tops cricket bowlers' rankings Yesterday

    Melbourne: Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has surged to the top of the One-Day International (ODI) bowlers' rankings for the first time in his career following a stellar performance in the World Cup that saw him named the "Player of the Tournament". Starc jumped two places to take the top spot. He...
  • Team India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Prasanna Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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...